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Questions tagged [time-travel]

For questions about time travel, generally referring to the act of traveling to the future or the past of the current setting. (See also the [time] tag.)

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Which Time Travel Paradigm Does Fate of Cthulhu Use?

I'm trying to evaluate the degree to which Fate of Cthulhu is worth my time, money, and either waiting time or hassle related to buying specifically the PDF (I have no need for the dead tree version ...
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How to Prevent Player Apathy Despite Cosmic Retcons?

In the cosmology of Awakening, some entities - primarily Archmages, but also some more abstract forces - can retroactively rewrite huge parts of the world as we know it. We're talking about changes ...
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Is the creation of a parallel time-line that even 9th level spells cannot reach RAW?

CAUTION: Spoiler Ahead--Out of the Abyss, hard cover In a recent game, mentioned above, the party had all their NPC's banished to the NPC's home planes, including a couple of pet Death Slaads. At ...
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What methods of time travel exist in the World of Darkness?

I know mages can do it with their respective sphere, and vampires with a high level of Temporis. Are there more ways of time traveling in WoD?
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How to handle a temporally displaced group member?

Due to a magical mishap during a fight, one group member got temporally displaced about 200 days into the future. What that future looks like depends heavily on the outcome of the 'ongoing' fight. ...
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Is there a way in the Forgotten Realms to Time Travel?

Does time travel or chronomagic exist in the Forgotten Realms? I'm working on an idea for a Halruuan airship equipped with a device that allows time and dimensional travel, so I'm looking for ...
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How does greater anticipate teleportation interact with time regression?

The 5th-level Sor/Wiz spell greater anticipate teleportation [abjur] (Spell Compendium 13) delays by 3 rounds the arrival of a creature that attempts to teleport into the affected area. The 9th-level ...
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Identify this time-traveling RPG

I have heard tell--though never played--an RPG based on the following premise: PCs work for a company and are sent on missions in time; The vagaries of time travel being what they are, sending "...
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What is this old RPG where players have to mitigate the effects of time travel?

So I'm looking for a Time Traveling based RPG in which the players have to actively mitigate their actions to make sure they don't break reality and the more they do the higher chances they have of ...
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What happens if a Summoner's Eidolon is sent 100 years into the future?

Halfling Summoner lvl 9 in Pathfinder, with a big problem. GM "killed" my Eidolon the only way he knew how: send it into the future a hundred years. It was planar locked, so when it got knocked out, ...
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What level should a one-shot 5-round time travel magic item be?

I had a cool idea for a magic item for D&D 4th edition. Basically it would allow you to take your party's memories of the last 5 rounds and go back to your bodies of 5 rounds ago. It would be a ...
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Would time travel also be considered inter dimensional travel as well? [closed]

This is a very important question to me because it affects my main character. Through his journey's with his party they managed to go back in time but without any knowledge of doing so until the very ...