Sorcerer Blob
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Can party betrayal be done successfully?
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In short: Yes, it can. But, there has to be clear communication between the player wanting to betray the other party members and the DM. If the player springs it on both the party and the DM then the ...

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Do Attack of Opportunity and Readied Action both apply?
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Yes. Here is why: A readied action is just a continuation of the player's turn that has been delayed until the occurrence of a certain trigger. Once the trigger requirements have been met (eg. ...

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How does Charm Person affect a PC?
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It all boils down to maturity and trust of your play group as well as the implied (or even stated) social contract. What I mean by that is it is circumstantial. Can you trust your player to play as ...

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How can I create an introductory D&D encounter intended for teaching the rules?
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There is a fantastic encounter building design philosophy that is fairly agnostic for most D&D systems called 5 Room Dungeons. This philosophy is easily implemented into 4th edition encounter ...

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How many spells would a 3rd level Sorcerer have with a Charisma 19?
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According to the Pathfinder Core Rule Book: On page 17 (Table 1-3: Ability Modifiers and Bonus Spells) a Charisma of 19 would give a +4 modifier to CHA and 1 extra bonus spell for 1st-Level spells. ...

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What are the literary influences of the D&D Bard?
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According to the Dungeons and Dragons Bard Wiki, the Bard as a class draws a lot of inspiration from the Pied Piper of Hamlin, which makes a lot of sense if you think about it mechanically. Someone ...

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What is the last issue of Dragon/Dungeon Magazine included in the offline character builder?
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I just booted up my old offline character builder for this as I, too, was curious. If you boot up the builder and click to create a new character, followed by going to "Manage" and "Campaign Settings"...

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How to Use Module Maps
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To answer your question: both. If I think that the actual map in-book has something that would lead to a better understanding of the terrain or area, I'll allow my players a glance while blocking off ...

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What type of action is sheathing a weapon and equipping another?
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Page 237 of the Rules Compendium states: Minor Actions Draw or sheathe a weapon So to answer your question, your Elven Cleric would have to take two Minor actions; 1 to sheathe her sword and another ...

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What are the main differences between Gamma World and D&D 4e?
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Mechanically Some what... As you said character creation is a little different as it's completely random, though it wouldn't break anything to allow your players to choose what they wanted. I suggest ...

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Lycanthropy and elves - what is the general guideline?
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As your question is tagged for both 3.5 and Pathfinder I'll answer for both. For 3.5 check out the Savage Species splat-book, as Brian noted. It gives a level by level breakdown over the course of 6 ...

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