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Can I keep results with Strife while I'm Compromised if my teammates grant me assistance and take Strife for me?

I'll be directing a game of L5R for the first time and I have some questions about Strife at L5R 5e (the one by Fantasy Flight Games). I might have missed the answers in the core rulebook as I've been ...
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Is there a Charred version for The Blossoms Are Falling?

I have been wanting to run a game using The Blossoms Are Falling. The site known as Charred has made burning characters extremely easy for me and as such I was looking for a version one could use in ...
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Resources on dice rolling for Rolisteam

Where can I find reliable instructions as to how dice rolling programming works with Rolisteam specifically (I use 1.8.2)? All I can find is about DiceParser (which seems to be the base code used in ...
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Can you trigger a Finishing Blow off both Compromise AND Unmasking?

The dueling rules on P.159 of the core book states: The first time their opponent becomes Compromised or unmasks during a duel, a character may immediately execute a finishing blow. Does this mean ...
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Is there an option to circumvent creating an entry in the character advancement log in Genesis 6.1.2 when creating a hero rank >1 character?

When creating Splittermond player characters with Genesis 6.1.2, how do I create characters with a higher hero rank than 1? Currently, it looks like I have to create an event after regular hero rank 1 ...
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How does spellburn healing work with several ability scores

In DCC RPG, a Wizard may sacrifice some points of Strength, Agility or Stamina to give a one-time bonus on a spell check. These points of ability scores are not gone permanently, but can be healed. ...
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How does consumables batch crafting work in Pathfinder Society?

How does Pathfinder 2e consumables batch crafting work in Pathfinder Society play? For example: After an adventure, an alchemist wants to use 8 downtime days to craft a batch of four lesser alchemist'...
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Scale of Paizo's Pathfinder/Starfinder pawns and paper minis

I've been a fan of Paizo's paper minis. Ever since I printed out the first batch, I noticed that they follow the 28mm scale for miniatures - i.e. in most paper minis representing adult humanoids, the ...
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Dragon Rider PRC question (DragonLance Campaign Setting)

Dragon Rider PRC (DragonLance) Does the the bonus hit dice your dragon gains also apply to his age and/or size going up as well? IE: say a 17HD copper dragon (Large, Young Adult) get to apply his 8 ...
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How does the Fire Ball spell's damage work?

The text of the fire ball spell (p. 144 of the core rulebook) is: Fire balls automatically hit their target. If a fire ball is fired into a group, it will hit 1D3 creatures per level of the caster....
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What happens if you no longer qualify for a Racial Substitution Level?

Racial Emulation is a lovely little feat that lets changelings (humanoid shapeshifters) count as the race they have changed into for most things, including taking racial substitution levels for that ...
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Can you spend access after character creation to improve your character?

I have been looking at the Paranoia: High Programmers book, and I am a bit confused about something. At the start of the game, you can use up access to improve your skills. After creating your ...
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Which 3rd party D&D nested random encounter resource includes combat/social/treasure/mystery encounters for each type of environment?

I had once found a nested random encounter resource, as in there was a master table to determine the whether the party discovered interesting terrain, combat, mysteries, etc and one could then find ...
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What is the purpose of Attack Chroma?

What are the benefits of Chroma that deal damage? There are a small handful of Chroma that can deal damage to enemies, such as Mindstrike or Greenbane (only against Banyari). However, these all seem ...
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Aiming Rules for Bows in ACKS

In the core book for ACKS (Adventurer Conqueror King System), there's an example of play that includes a bonus for aiming with a bow. However, scouring the combat section (and bows under equipment), ...
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What are the differences between early access and finished versions of Zweihänder?

What are the differences between early access and finished versions Zweihänder grim & perilous rpg? What has been changed? What has been added or removed? As early access version I mean the ...
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Optimizing for off-turn free action activity

I'm trying to develop a build for levels 3-6 that optimizes for the largest number of discrete free actions that need to be taken off-turn to work but don't explicitly grant themselves the ability to ...
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Reach in Hackmaster

The rules for Hackmaster state that reach is calculated as five feet plus reach (p. 223). I am assuming this should be considered four feet for shorter races (as per their lesser reach as listed in ...
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How do I make in Cortex+ an opposing dice pool when there are NPCs on both sides?

I want to have a scene which is a firefight between 10 Browncoats (6 players and 4 NPCs) and 10 Alliance troopers (all NPCs). So no-one is outnumbered or outgunned. I’m guessing the Alliance dice ...
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How to create a custom Lycanthrope in HeroForge Anew?

One of my players will probably end up becoming a Wereshark next session. To create our character sheets, we use HeroForge Anew. However, this program only recognises the Lycanthropes from the monster-...
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Looking for a specific horror gaming podcast

This is a bit of a shot in the dark, but I'm trying to find a specific horror gaming podcast I listened to a few episodes of way, way back. Things I know about it: It had one, male, speaker. It ...
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How do energy blasts work?

I just can't get my head around energy blasts. I understand the range is equal to your psyche and the target area is a total of 9. Be this in a beam, wall or area blast. What I'm having trouble with ...
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Do creatures that are affected by Flesh to Stone count as objects?

For the purposes of spells that target objects, not creatures, do victims of Flesh to Stone count as objects? I am especially interested in Shrink Item, followed by Stone to Flesh to get a less-then-...
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Matrix Perception and Running Silent in Shadowrun 5e

Shadowrun 5e core rulebook states at page 235: If you’re trying to find an icon that’s running silent (or if you’re running silent and someone’s looking for you), the first thing you need to do is ...
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Do you have to use a skill from the KRB when a character doesn't have it or should you use a generic characteristic?

Let's say a player wants to use a sword to fight an enemy in Call of Cthulhu 7e but didn't pick that specific skill for the character, should you as a keeper make the player roll a sword skill (20%) ...
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Bloodpyre Poison Str bonus duration

This bloodpyre poison states that it gives str bonus along with the damage it causes. However there is no duration given. Does the str bonus last while you have ability score damage? Is it permanent? ...
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Is the Planeshifter's “portal under their control” a fixed location or no?

About the portal, the prestige class demiplane seed ability (Manual of the Planes, p32) only says, "It has a single portal entry, which the planeshifter may control for access." What rules would be ...
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Do Venture-Captain Sayrin Fyrewine or the Gristmill lodge appear in any published Pathfinder adventures?

I'm looking for information about VC Sayrin Fyrewine and her Pathfinder Lodge in Gristmill. I can find cursory mentions of them on the Pathfinder Wiki here and here. Those descriptions seem to be ...
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How does the Celestial Brilliance interact with the Deeper Darkness spell?

I am in doubt about what happens when two area effects that influence a place's light interact with one another. Celestial Brilliance (Book of Exalted Deeds, p. 94) is a 4th-level spell and reads, ...
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What happens if you have to choose a talent or specialization, but don't qualify for any?

I have encountered several times now that a player needs to pick a talent or specialization, but does not qualify for any. The game does not seem to provide for what happens, from what I can tell? ...
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What is the effect of being prone in the Ubiquity RPG system?

In the Ubiquity RPG system (used for Hollow Earth Expedition and other games), the action “Stand Up” reads: Falling down is easy; it is getting up that is hard. Your character can fall prone as a ...
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How do crossbred dragons inherit movement, MR, and special defenses?

1990's Draconomicon has some guidelines for crossbred dragons that seem useful for 3.5/5e. From what I can tell, though, rules for land/flight/(swim) speeds, magic resistance, and elemental immunity (...
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Do any of the various effects that adjust wind speed stack, and if so which ones?

There are multiple ways to affect wind speed: natural phenomena, psionics, magic, even certain feats can produce minor wind effects.... Do any of the various effects that adjust wind speed stack, and ...
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Can the limitations of Mind Thrust be overcome?

The Mind Thrust psionic power has a few disadvantages. Notably, it is mind-affecting, which doesn't allow it to function against undead, constructs, oozes, and some plant creatures. Also, it ...
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Converting Calming Animals from GURPS Magic to Dark Ages: Mage

As an exercise, I'm trying to adapt spells from GURPS Magic (I only have the Brazilian Portuguese version and I don't have any idea of which edition it is, but it seems to be an old one) to Dark Ages: ...
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Is it a bad idea to supplement Itras By's freeform style of gameplay with dice?

I'm a pretty experienced TTRPG player planning on running an Itras By campaign with a slightly modified setting. Several of my players are new to RPGs, and a couple are slightly experienced. While I ...
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What is the reasonable upper limit of vis extraction for an established magus?

Using the core rule book, Covenants, and The Mysteries as sources, what is the reasonable upper limit of seasonal vim vis extraction of a hermetic alchemist that's 75 years post gauntlet? ...
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How do I add the Phrenic Spawn Creature Template to PCgen?

I want to add the Phrenic Spawn Template to PCgen. How would I go about doing this? Specifically, most of the regeneration and things like that I do not know how to add.
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How many spell-bearing items can you activate in a turn?

In the Prometheum Exxet, there are two means of creating an item that can cast a spell: Items with the Automatic Spells power, which require no Zeon and have to recharge, and items with the ...
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How do nested planes/pockets work?

Outpocketing: Sometimes planar borders bulge and stretch, forming an outpocket, a bulge onto another plane. Outpockets are discrete areas, visible as transparent walls or bubbles on the affected ...
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What is the Level Adjustment of this Gorilla Avatar of Nature template? (Version 2)

I would like to include in my world the ability for a PC to turn into a sort of aspect of nature based on one of several animals in my current campaign. I am using the transformation process for ...
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Prometheum Exxet: Do any of the Spellcaster item powers grant the item Zeon regen?

My GM and I have a definite disagreement over the text of the Stored Energy modifier in particular - the text in English is as follows. If the object is itself has stored energy (via Zeon Container)...
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Can you add your bonus to Heightened Awareness attribute to your Attack Combat Value vs. hidden or invisible targets?

Can you add your bonus to Heightened Awareness attribute to your Attack Combat Value vs hidden or invisible targets?
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Optimizing a Crossblooded Sorcerer 1/Admixture School Savant Arcanist X

Introduction One of the members of our PFS party is Ash, a blaster mage. Her player’s requirement for the character was “I WANT TO BURN”, so I googled and found this build. However, I decided to push ...
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How does Heroic Feat resolution actually work?

After reading through Heroic Feat resolution rules in Castle Falkenstein multiple times, I'm still quite confused how it works exactly. When a player performs Heroic Feat, she uses one or more cards ...
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In Sengoku, what is the starting level of wealth?

I came across this question answering this question. Per R.A.W.: Characters are assumed to be "lower middle class" within their caste; the character has enough to get by - a steady job, clothes ...
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Does an artificer's Spell-Storing Item bypass the need for costly/consumed material components?

Suppose I am an 11th-level Artificer with a +5 intelligence modifier, and I use my Spell-storing Item feature to store Continual Flame, whose material component is "ruby dust worth 50 gp, which ...
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Does the size of the target matter for assassination?

I am playing an Assassin class in Basic Fantasy, and the wording for their Assassinate ability is worded thusly: "Assassinate: This is the Assassin's primary special ability. As with the Thief's ...
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Creating a Vehicle of Unusual Size (Medium)

Specific Questions Are there any mechanics for custom vehicles in Paizo's Pathfinder rules? Are there any vehicles of Medium or smaller size in Paizo's Pathfinder rules? Are there any enhanced rules ...
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Seeking clarification on unarmed attacks and brawling weapons

For Dungeons the Dragoning, I have some confusion about unarmed attacks versus brawling weapons. The description of the "Brawling" tag for weapons (203 of the core book) is as follows: The damage ...

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