Andy
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What is the point of having a 1st-level familiar if you can't communicate with it in a language?
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This answer is at least partially opinion based, just as a warning ;). The Familiar still has an empathic link, which means it is able to determine your general attitude towards a person or Situation,...

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Experience Awards For Role-Playing; Should I keep it?
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Ok, My take on this is, that you shouldn't reward individual Players. This is a group effort and rewarding one Player over another can lead to Players competing for "the best" Roleplay and actually ...

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Warforged ability damage with Improved Fortification
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You could get a Rod of Bodily Restoration, (MIC p173). It costs 3100 Gp and can restore a number of ability points in Strength, Dexterity and Constitution based on charges used. The rod is ...

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How do Metamagic feats apply to Warlock Invocations?
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Warlock invocations are Spell-Like abilities. Metamagic feats generally don't apply to spell-like abilities. I am away from my books so I don't have the rules reference right now. You could take feats ...

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How are hybrids/cross-breeds calculated?
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As Tridus mentions, there are no rules for this. The only thing coming close are "half-creature" templates, though these usually involve a Level-Adjustment and just add abilities to your existing race....

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Can elves sleep / dream?
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RAW does not prohibit elves from sleeping and therefore dreaming. (Obviously I can't cite any references :)) This presumes that there is no specific reference to this point, which is the case as far ...

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How do I deal with players that pick very situational skills for a Campaign?
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One possibility is to handle those "background.skills" a little broader. This depends hugely on the specific system involved, but if it's open to interpretation reflect on what those skills could ...

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Items to enhance spot checks?
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Custom Magic Item to enhance Spot cost bonus x bonus x 100 GP source

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Can you maintain bardic music and still make an attack action?
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That depends on wether or not the specific Use of Bardic Music requires concentration as you stated. Inspire Courage (Su) A bard with 3 or more ranks in a Perform skill can use song or ...

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Can I give the blinded condition through an improvised action?
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"Is there a reason why other conditions such as blinded could not or should not be imposed on this way, or would blinded be a good example of what they mean? " Well one reason is: Because it usually ...

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How to optimize a rogue for highest attacks/round and damage/attack?
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To Maximize your number of attacks: If you are not dead set on daggers you could dip into Monk for an additional attack via flurry of blows and do your two weapon fighting with unarmed attacks or Monk ...

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Does the number of unarmed strikes increase with BAB or limbs?
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Unarmed Strikes basically follow the same rules as fighting with weapons does, though you need to have improved unarmed Strike in order to do lethal damage.

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How should I lie to the party about my character's race?
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I've done this on both sides of the table, playing an elan as a human and DMing with a gnome masquerading as a halfling. Bluff works well if any suspicion falls on you. A Hat of Disguise works ...

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Optimizing a Warforged Fighter/Artificer for Survivability
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As KRyan allready mentioned in his comment, I wouldn't take more then 4 LvLs of fighter and probably only 2 if any. LVLs in Artificer or Cleric tend to improve both your offense and your defense more ...

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Players playing weird characters breaking the immersion of my group
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Well I've been on the other side of that argument once, so this might be helpful. I played ( and am still playing) a very socially awkward character. He is basically a very scholarly, naive and plain ...

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Is it reasonable/role-playable to build a Cloistered Cleric / Fighter Gestalt?
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Since you are basically asking for an Opinion. Here is what I think. A reasonable backstory could involve a number of different reasons. All of these assume the distinction between cleric and ...

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Change an item with a daily use into intervals per day
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I don't think there is any specific rule addressing this. You could just use the rules for command word activated items. Those aren't OGM as far as I know, so I can't go into detail here. I think the ...

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Should I allow a Wondrous Item on level 1 character creation?
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I had a very similar situation in one of my games... We solved it by making a custom version of the item, that only allowed for one specific disguise and it was a bucket she had to carry around with ...

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Hide check penalty when under effect of light spell?
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Rules reference? No. Though I think the srd does a good job of explaining the rules as given. http://www.dandwiki.com/wiki/SRD:Vision_and_Light Since the rules don't say you can't hide inside reach of ...

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How do you play D&D when we don't have dice to play with?
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I'll assume that building you own six sided dice is out of the question? I used to do that for fun as a child and it's not hard to do with glue and paper. Obviously, the "quality" of the randomness ...

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Can a stunned character do anything at all?
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I'm not sure wether this can be considered RAW. There is an item in the Magic Item Compendium Third Eye Clarity 3000 gp, 1/day, immediate mental action, face slot You can activate this ...

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Wild Reaper (druid variant) skill priorities
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If Psionics are part of your game, I would suggest putting at least one point into autohypnosis. The Skill is Wisdom based, so even without a lot of investment you can get some milleage out of it and ...

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What happens to spells (buffs, curses, etc) that are active on you when you die?
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Hmm I think there could be another angle to this.. According to this post https://rpg.stackexchange.com/a/13289/11486 When you die your soul gets disconnected from your body (according to the ...

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High-difficulty / technical character build suggestions
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First off: I completely agree with the sentiment, that you should consult the rest of your grp regarding their preferences, as well as some more specific information on the campaign as well as the ...

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