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revised How can I deal with character classes and builds so specific they don't fit in with the group?
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answered How can I deal with character classes and builds so specific they don't fit in with the group?
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comment How can I handle conflicts between my disdainful druid and characters who might provoke them?
I like the idea of the player asking other players for help with their character. You are not your character (the message of the "My Guy" syndrome linked elsewhere in this question).
Aug
8
comment How to build a tank out of the fighter class
+1 for "enemies will ignore you". "Tanking" is a concept from computer games that have an "aggro" mechanic. There is no equivalent in D&D 3.5.
Aug
6
comment What is “my guy syndrome”?
Another answer on this site used the phrase "conspire with the players against the characters". I think something similar applies here. You, the player, could say to the other players, "Hey, my guy would totally just blow up the ship, but that would be a short and boring adventure, but I can't think of a way to justify not doing it. Any ideas"
Jul
31
answered Make NPCs hard to interrogate
Jul
25
comment How should I handle a door the players know is trapped, but the characters don't?
Another answer on this site used a phrase like "The GM whould conspire with the players against their characters." That is, deliberately give the players information that their characters don't know and trust them not to metagame.
Jul
22
comment Can PCs hide motivations from the DM?
I agree on the alignment comment. Swearing false oaths is not Lawful behaviour.
Jul
15
comment How to deal with lack of downtime as a wizard?
Agreed. Every class requires downtime. Swords need sharpening, leather (whether armour straps or weapon binding or boots or saddles) needs cleaning and oiling, cloth needs laundering. Horses, in particular, need a lot of downtime. Sure, the PCs could be paying for these services but they still need to be sitting around waiting for the tailor or weaponsmith or groom to finish. After all, Craft checks to repair items are made daily or weekly, not hourly.
Jun
24
comment What sort of behaviors would an Intelligence of 2 dictate for an animal?
In other words, a wolf. However, I'm not sure I'd put wolves in real life as high as pack 9, so you may want to play these like the wolves in horror movies.
Jun
4
revised RPGs about human commandos fighting aliens like in X-Com?
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Jun
4
suggested suggested edit on RPGs about human commandos fighting aliens like in X-Com?
Jun
4
comment RPGs about human commandos fighting aliens like in X-Com?
There is a GURPS worldbook for ConX. I've read it but not played it, so I don't know how well it works in practice.
May
27
awarded  Civic Duty
Apr
29
answered Where can I find resources to create a realistic castle dungeon?
Apr
13
answered How does Charm Person work?
Apr
8
answered Way to prevent teleportation
Apr
6
comment How to gain utility powers from multiple other classes
Why not just play a classless game?
Mar
27
answered Why use a pistol instead of a rifle?
Mar
23
comment On a critical hit, does one double negative modifiers?
@Wlerin, it is because a critical hit is supposed to be twice as damaging as a normal hit. If my normal hit does 1 damage and my critical hit does 1 damage then where's the benefit of the critical?