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Engineer, musician, gamer, artist.


May
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awarded  Famous Question
Apr
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awarded  Good Answer
Apr
24
comment Stealthing and hiding
I read the halfling’s ability as satisfying all of the qualifications for hiding, just by getting “lost” underfoot. Your way of reading it is reasonable too, but I prefer the more generous reading.
Apr
24
comment What is wrong with the D&D 3.5 FAQ?
@harlandski Yeah, I was wondering the same things as I was writing this. I am not actually all that familiar with the current Q&A channel, but from the little bit I’ve seen of it, it seems that even having the primary developers involved leads to this situation. Which I guess is not too surprising, as I’m a creator myself, and I know that me today is not the same person as me yesterday, and my creations often have unintended interactions and side-effects.
Apr
24
comment What is wrong with the D&D 3.5 FAQ?
The introductory summary is excellent.
Apr
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
24
revised What is wrong with the D&D 3.5 FAQ?
Clarified Skip Williams’s role a bit. Added detail about official vs authoritative.
Apr
24
revised What is wrong with the D&D 3.5 FAQ?
More typos.
Apr
23
revised What is wrong with the D&D 3.5 FAQ?
Light editing for typos and flow
Apr
23
answered What is wrong with the D&D 3.5 FAQ?
Apr
23
comment What to do when players bypass plot hooks
@Yakk I partly agree. If your players don’t enjoy pathos in the game, or if you use it as a cheap trick, yeah that’s terrible. With the right group and the right handling, though, this is good tragedy.
Apr
23
comment What to do when players bypass plot hooks
My first thought on hearing this scenario, is that it’s an excellent situation to showcase the evils of addiction by having the NPC fall off the wagon, keeping it a secret from the people who helped him, to avoid letting them down or being judged by them. Done poorly, that’s railroading, but done well it’s good pathos.
Apr
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Mar
31
revised How to handle public displays of affection between players during the game?
You might not even need to ask them to stop, but just let them know it makes you uncomfortable.
Mar
31
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
31
revised How to handle public displays of affection between players during the game?
Add a note about similar controversies and sensitivity.
Mar
31
answered How to handle public displays of affection between players during the game?
Mar
27
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