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Can I create a Demon Dating service by granting mortals the True Friend merit?

I had an idea for a Demon: the Descent character who runs an online dating/matchmaking service. The idea would be that the exchange agreed in the pact/Terms of Service would grant the mortal the True ...
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Recommended minimum age to play Puppy Day?

I read the rules for Puppy Day a while back, but I've started thinking about introducing it to some of my nieces and nephews who are between 5 and 7. The rules (which you can download for free here ) ...
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Building the template for a half-elf nymph in PCGen

A friend of mine wants to build a half-elf half-nymph using a homebrewed LA 3 half-nymph template, so I need to produce a half-nymph template for LA 3 in PCGen for that character. This means I need to ...
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What is this RPGA world/campaign design contest winner (ca. 2006?) I remember?

More than a decade ago, my best friend had an online subscription to various D&D materials. When he was back home visiting, he let me spend a few hours exploring this treasure trove. From what I ...
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Non-Master Technocrat Minion Creation?

So, one of the main "aesthetic points" of the Technocratic Union is their wide use of minions that they create through superscience, ranging from the relatively expendable Men in Black clones to the ...
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What are the creative origins of the Storm Giant?

Giants have been part of D&D since the very beginning, with the hill giant, stone giant, frost giant, fire giant, and cloud giant featuring in the original version of the game, and the storm giant ...
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Is there any lore explanation in Forgotten Realms for the change from Infravision to Darkvision?

A long time ago, some races and monsters had the Infravision trait, which allowed them to see in the dark the heat traces of living creatures. This had very interesting aspects. The drow's sign ...
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Can ‘Intellect’ software for a starship do the same tasks as ‘Intellect’ software for a regular computer?

The Core rulebook lists two computer programmes named ‘Intellect’: One listed under Equipment (the computers section, p.106 of my Core Rulebook); bandwidth 1-3, TL 12-14 with notes about how ‘...
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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, ...
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How does the bite attack from the 'fangs' talent work, with other abilities, actions and features?

The species hybrid—lupine has the special talent fangs that says: Once per round, the agent may declare he is making a bite attack against his opponent as a free action. This attack inflicts 1d4 ...
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How to Reconcile Pax Arcanum and Permission of New Second Awakenings?

Archmasters possess superhuman capabilities of both foresight and scheming, have immense supernatural powers, and are always on the lookout for aspirants. The Pax Arcanum forbids interfering with ...
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What is the correct way to calculate Position in Dark Souls?

In the Dark Souls tabletop RPG, 5e’s Hit Points are replaced with “Position”, a more flexible resource. I found the rules for determining the Base Position of a character to be slightly confusing. For ...
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How does the reaction from rank I of the Heavy Gunner talent, Covering Fire, work with area-of-effect attacks?

Rank I of the Heavy Gunner talent, Covering Fire, is described on page 97 of the Lancer Core Book First Edition PDF as follows (emphasis mine): As a quick action, choose a character within line of ...
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Do the rules for Creatures creation for the Star Trek RPG by Decipher really make them weak?

The rules given in the books, whether in the Narrator's Guide or the Creatures supplement, are a mess. But, as far as I can tell, creatures created with the rules from the Narrator's Guide look ...
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Where are the unmarked maps for Scales of War?

I'm a DM about to start a campaign of Scales of War with my group. I have all of the stuff ready, except for the maps. I purchased a DDI Subscription through Digital River, but when I downloaded the ...

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