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Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 2 '15, 8:53pm
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By bandersnatch
The Window should work perfectly for a Jurassic...

The Window should work perfectly for a Jurassic World themed game. It's easy to learn and the rules allow players to overcome encounters with creativity moreso than focusing on dropping a dinosaurs...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 13 '15, 6:32am
Replies: 97
Views: 4,489
Posted By bandersnatch
Yes, but there must be strict guidelines on when...

Yes, but there must be strict guidelines on when an authority is illegitimate. If a pally can simply declare "I don't like these laws, hence they're not legitimate" it would water down the definition...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 1 '15, 12:47am
Replies: 97
Views: 4,489
Posted By bandersnatch
Actually how they do things is exactly the...

Actually how they do things is exactly the difference between chaotic and lawful characters. A lawful person believes that order is paramount and would not go against the established laws of where...
Forum: General Discussion May 20 '15, 4:49am
Replies: 268
Views: 5,808
Posted By bandersnatch
Except for that one time when the Bolton's...

Except for that one time when the Bolton's slaughtered her brother and mother and uncle and cohorts, at her Uncle's wedding...

Ramsey is a minor character in the books. No need for Sansa to...
Forum: General Discussion May 20 '15, 4:12am
Replies: 268
Views: 5,808
Posted By bandersnatch
Not even remotely in the same league as...

Not even remotely in the same league as intentionally revealing her identity to the Boltons, making a marriage proposal, handing her of to a guy who flays people alive and hunts pregnant women for...
Forum: General Discussion May 20 '15, 2:04am
Replies: 268
Views: 5,808
Posted By bandersnatch
Problem is, the Book-Littlefinger would never...

Problem is, the Book-Littlefinger would never have allowed that to happen in the first place, considering how much he was doting over her. So this isn't just a departure from the plot but also...
Forum: General Discussion May 18 '15, 6:16am
Replies: 268
Views: 5,808
Posted By bandersnatch
Don't remember any mention of that, but it...

Don't remember any mention of that, but it doesn't matter. Plot twists need resolving at some point, but if GR Martin keeps introducing them faster than he resolves them, it doesn't just get tiresome...
Forum: Games & Ads May 11 '15, 3:47am
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By bandersnatch
Are you accepting readers as well? My next two...

Are you accepting readers as well? My next two months are just too busy to get involved in a game, but I'd definitively like to see how this game progresses at least.
Forum: Games & Ads May 8 '15, 4:06am
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By bandersnatch
Wow, I actually tried running a Dune Trader game...

Wow, I actually tried running a Dune Trader game like this back when I first joined the site, though I used the Athas 3.5 conversions. Which Dark Sun edition will you use? Pre- or post-Kalak?
Forum: General Discussion May 6 '15, 3:46am
Replies: 268
Views: 5,808
Posted By bandersnatch
Actually Selmy received quite a bit of...

Actually Selmy received quite a bit of development in book 5. Daenerys flies of on the dragon and the former kingsguard is suddenly put into a leadership position filling in for her That's why I was...
Forum: General Discussion May 5 '15, 2:52am
Replies: 268
Views: 5,808
Posted By bandersnatch
I dimly remember an attack like this taking place...

I dimly remember an attack like this taking place in the books, so I'm surprised people talk about Barristan being dead. He's crucial to what follows, so that would be a really drastic departure,...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 5 '15, 2:14am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,954
Posted By bandersnatch
If he's confiding in his family, that's great...

If he's confiding in his family, that's great (provided they're not the source of his stress). It means he's reaching out to someone. That's the most important step, but also often the most difficult...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 3 '15, 4:07am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,954
Posted By bandersnatch
That last bit sent up a really big red flag for...

That last bit sent up a really big red flag for me. From my experience withdrawing only strengthens suicidal thoughts, since you are literally left alone with only your depressive and hopeless...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 28 '15, 10:50pm
Replies: 25
Views: 982
Posted By bandersnatch
TESNexus (really the site to go to for mods, not...

TESNexus (really the site to go to for mods, not Steam) has had a donate button for modders for a long time. If you ask any modder there though they'll tell you that they rarely if ever get one. So...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 25 '15, 4:57pm
Replies: 25
Views: 982
Posted By bandersnatch
Forbes...

Forbes (http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2015/04/24/valves-paid-skyrim-mods-are-a-legal-ethical-and-creative-disaster/) doesn't think it's a good idea, and that's as free market as you can get....
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 27 '15, 2:19am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,496
Posted By bandersnatch
I was about to cringe at this thought as well....

I was about to cringe at this thought as well. Then I rememberd my good ole IRL 3e Shadowrun sessions where resolving just one combat round took several minutes to half an hour. The mere though of...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 3 '14, 10:51pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,464
Posted By bandersnatch
It might be a good idea to name and focus on a...

It might be a good idea to name and focus on a few specific USAID projects that deal with economic development to make your point, because perusing their programs I actually get the impression they...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 1 '14, 9:26pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,464
Posted By bandersnatch
I think it might be useful to clarify which...

I think it might be useful to clarify which foreign aid program you are actually talking about. UNESCO? USAID? Foreign Assistance Act? Private charity organizations? World Bank? Even within those...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 23 '14, 5:42am
Replies: 496
Views: 15,554
Posted By bandersnatch
Yes, "Not as bad as the middle east" is a great...

Yes, "Not as bad as the middle east" is a great standard to live up to.~



Don't stand in front of a crowd then. Let protesters protest. All they wanted to do initially was draw attention to the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '14, 5:06am
Replies: 496
Views: 15,554
Posted By bandersnatch
And there might not have been any more, if the...

And there might not have been any more, if the police hadn't water-hosed people in their own backyards, rounded up journalists sitting in dinners, and enacted other strongarm tactics. They even did...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 19 '14, 7:33pm
Replies: 496
Views: 15,554
Posted By bandersnatch
And there are "many" that want him completely...

And there are "many" that want him completely exonerated right now. The question is not what some people want, but which side has the power to actually make it happen. At the moment, because of the...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 8 '14, 8:43pm
Replies: 676
Views: 35,236
Posted By bandersnatch
I guess I'm going to be the spoilsport in this...

I guess I'm going to be the spoilsport in this thread, but skimming through it, I am entirely unimpressed with 5E. The fighter seems very lackluster to me. He gains a weensy bit of HP regeneration...
Forum: GM Workshop Jun 29 '14, 6:43pm
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By bandersnatch
Mechanics slows down play while giving players...

Mechanics slows down play while giving players more narrative control speeds it up. That's a given, I believe. Where to draw the line is, however, up to a GMs level of comfort. It is important,...
Forum: GM Workshop Jun 27 '14, 6:04pm
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By bandersnatch
There is one simple but radical way to speed up...

There is one simple but radical way to speed up pbp: Freeform all menial encounters that don't really have a chance to PK the party and focus all the crunchy parts on those few boss fights that...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jun 23 '14, 6:00pm
Replies: 63
Views: 2,854
Posted By bandersnatch
Aw, Pope Francis would make a good Jedi, no? :D ...

Aw, Pope Francis would make a good Jedi, no? :D

Honestly, I don't think the Italian mafia has any desire to assassinate Pope Francis, and other mafias really have no reason to do so either. If...
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