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I'm a semi-retired GM who can't stay away from World Creation or adventure design. I have experience running or playing:

  • AD&D 2E
  • D&D 3/3.5
  • D&D 5E
  • Savage Worlds (including Necessary Evil)
  • Paranoia

Nov
14
comment How does the Diviner's Portent ability interact with Advantage and Disadvantage?
Does this mean that you then only roll 1 die, and then do (dis)advantage between that die and your portent die?
Nov
14
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
10
revised How does the Diviner's Portent ability interact with Advantage and Disadvantage?
Spelling....
Nov
10
asked How does the Diviner's Portent ability interact with Advantage and Disadvantage?
Oct
10
awarded  Civic Duty
Oct
6
accepted Is Thunderwave centered on the caster?
Oct
5
asked Is Thunderwave centered on the caster?
Sep
22
comment Does passive perception supersede active perception?
"...basically the DM should determine if your instincts would tell you.... determine it by looking at the PC's Wisdom score." How is this different than just looking at the character's passive perception score and using that?
Sep
10
revised Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
Adding note explaining reason for two answers to this question.
Sep
10
awarded  Cleanup
Sep
10
comment Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
Per this meta-question, I'm reverting to my previous version of this answer and adding a new one. meta.rpg.stackexchange.com/questions/4938/…
Sep
10
answered Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
Sep
10
revised Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
rolled back to a previous revision
Sep
9
reviewed No Action Needed Is it appropriate to tell players the expected outcome of a throw?
Sep
9
revised Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
Change of view based on research on another question.
Sep
9
revised Can the arcane/druidic focus staff double as quarterstaff?
Fixing my link... how did that happen?
Sep
9
answered Can the arcane/druidic focus staff double as quarterstaff?
Sep
8
comment How do I challenge my PCs who fight every battle like Mongol horse archers?
I thought about this AngryDM article, too. Don't let the battle drag out. It's clear they're going to win?--narrate the close of the scene.
Sep
5
reviewed No Action Needed Is a Staff with Finesse balanced?
Sep
4
comment How do I build an encounter for level 5 D&D characters?
Pages 56 - 58 are of particular interest here. (In the current, v0.1 version.)