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What is a session 0?
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When is it done? Before you start your game. Actually, normally even before you start your game preparation such as generating characters. If you didn't have a Session 0 with that group already, ...

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What is the earliest that a PC can gain invisibility?
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Level 1 Vanish is a spell that Wizards, Bards, Magi, and Psychics can use. Because it's a level 1 spell, all those classes can cast it at level 1 to become invisible for 1 round. That's not for long, ...

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What can I do about the guys being distracted by a new girl in D&D group?
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The Rohirrim cavalry arrives later than expected, but hopefully still on time. :) I have consulted my friend who is a D&D player and gamemaster, and also a psychologist. She doesn't speak English ...

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Are the Disciplines permanent when you do diablerie and you win in revised edition version?
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Ask your Storyteller, they are always right I remember that some systems for Diablerie were suggested in some sourcebooks. However, I remember them to be mere suggestions. For example, some sentences ...

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How does the spell Windy Escape work?
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According to d20pfsrd, Windy Escape grants the following: You gain DR 10/magic against this attack and are immune to any poison, sneak attacks, or critical hit effect from that attack. Also ...

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Wand of Cure Light Wounds and Wand of Infernal Healing compared to each other?
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Availability Cure Light Wounds is on spell lists of: Alchemists Bards Clerics/Oracles Druids Inquisitors Paladins Rangers Shamans Witches Those guys can all use a Wand of Cure Light Wounds without ...

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Social contract for flirting at LARPs
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Disclaimer My experience comes from LARPing in Russian Federation only, almost exclusively in Moscow. I have never LARPed in another country, and my experience outside of Moscow is very limited. LARP ...

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Color Spray vs. Sleep: which spell should a low-level spellcaster use?
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Advantages of Sleep Has a Medium range (100 ft. + 10 ft./level), while Color Spray is a 15 ft. cone. Sleep can be cast from a much safer distance, which is very important for spellcasters. Affects ...

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How Many of Which Supernaturals were/are Present During Different Eras?
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1:100,000 is an unbelievably low number Actually, even though "1 vampire per 100,000 humans" is so popular, there is a wide belief in the community (at least in Moscow, Russia) that this ...

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Writing around an un-defined character
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Do it when you are ready to do it My experience I have been attending LARP games since ~2007, and I started writing my own characters not much longer after that (my first chars were GM-written). In ...

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Does having a bigger die pool mean you botch more often?
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Most of the time, no To test this, I used my AnyDice.com program, invoking it for difficulties between 3 to 10 and dice pools ranging from 1 (rolling your single dot in a relative attribute) to 30 (a ...

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How many new powers do you unlock when you get 6 dots in a Discipline?
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As @DaemonH said, you choose only one power when you get any Discipline on level 6+. If that Discipline is Celerity, Fortitude or Potence, you would also have to choose if you get a power from "...

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Does a non-magical character have any options to fight a swarm without fire?
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Buy a Swarmbane Clasp This item costs 3,000 gp and makes all of your unarmed strikes, natural weapons, and (in your case) melee weapons deal full damage to a swarm. If you can somehow deny it of its ...

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How do I get my players' LARP characters to not be a bunch of murderous cretins?
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Only specific characters should be allowed to kill, and/or only a specific set of circumstances should allow killing Since the time I had asked the question, I attended two LARP events. Well, I ...

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Can we counter Vissicitude's effects by cutting off the affected limb then regenerating it?
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The basic rule is that any vampire can heal damage by spending blood points and return to the state in which they were during the Embrace, or shortly before it. You can practically treat Vicissitude ...

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How to deal with darkness spells and spell-like abilities, such as Darkness or Deeper Darkness?
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As one can learn from this Q&A, this Paizo blog post, and some SRD entries, there are many ways of beating a darkness spell.  Dispelling with light spells Because light spells have a range of “...

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What Backgrounds would be reasonable for a shovelhead?
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There is an optional rule on page 85 of the V20 Core Book, in the box called "More Inhuman Vampires". Shovelheads get 4 Discipline dots upon the Embrace instead of 3, which makes them very dangerous ...

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What happens when stepping sideways?
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Page 309 of the Corebook. System: To step sideways, a werewolf needs to meditate on a highly reflective surface, such as a clear pool of water or a mirror. When a character attempts this, roll that ...

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What's the max number of discipline dots a vampire should have at a given age?
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Page 79 of V20 clearly states the numbers that you are looking for in a text box called "Advancing New Characters": Advancing New Characters Storytellers may choose to allow players to create ...

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Does Gravity Bow serve to bypass DR/Magic?
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No, it does not While increased damage can certaibly help with penetrating through damage reduction, for a weapon to count as magical, an enhancement bonus must be added to it: either permanently, ...

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How to best deal with cliques at the table during "downtime"?
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Preamble Many of my tips are written for GM's, not players. However, even if you are a player, you can still advise them to your GM if you think it's going to be helpful. More experienced folks will ...

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How do I determine appropriate challenges for a solo PC?
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Just don't play when someone is out for a short time I am going to suggest you a frame challenge: if it is just for a week (or even two weeks), don't play during that time. From my experience, it is ...

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Can a flag be attached to a weapon for the Flagbearer feat?
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The wording is too vague, ask your GM how they read it Quick googling didn't get me any official ruling, perhaps there just isn't one. So let's try to analyze the text, the only part that (very ...

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How does Mammoth Rider levels stack with Druid levels?
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Yes, just as it is written, your effective druid level to determine the Steed's power is as sum of your levels in Druid class plus your levels in Mammoth Rider class: The mammoth rider’s class ...

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When do you decide variable material components for Restoration in a ring of spell storing?
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You probably make the decision when putting the spell into the ring For a spell to appear inside the Ring, you need to cast a spell into the Ring. When you cast a spell, you must use a material ...

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Is there a definition for what constitutes a special ability?
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There is no real definition, but Special Abilities are listed as such Pathfinder According to this passage in d20PFSRD, there are four types of Special Abilities, four lower level headers under the &...

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How can I make Unchained characters in PCGen?
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It is possible, but it's complicated. Wrattsy's comment on this /r/Pathfinder_RPG post on Reddit has helped me to do it. Basically, you need to do the following. I've rewritten and expanded Wrattsy's ...

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What is the benefit Kitsune have over other Fera when learning Gifts not on their lists?
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Actual benefit of Kitsune The paragraph you quoted from W20 Changing Breeds says that: Kitsune can "learn potent Gifts of their own", without a teacher. Kitsune can "learn the Gifts of other ...

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What class archetypes can replace a Witch's spellcasting ability?
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It is a good idea for your Witch to actually learn some spellcasting The real problem: the Witch player underestimates spellcasting From your comments I have understood that your Witch player doesn't ...

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Does a summoned swarm's Distraction use the caster's save DC or the one in the MM?
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DC12 The target isn't saving against your spell -- it saves against the creature's attack, so there is obviously no point in using 15+ability save. The spell has no saving throw itself. A summoned ...

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