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Forum: General Discussion Apr 8 '15, 3:27am
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Michael Silverbane
Garage slots is a cool way to support the devs.

Garage slots is a cool way to support the devs.
Forum: General Discussion Apr 6 '15, 10:02pm
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Michael Silverbane
I've been having a good time with Robocraft. ...

I've been having a good time with Robocraft.

Though I got up into the TX-1 Stuff, I prefer mostly to roll around in tiers 1 through 4 where, with a simple but well-built robot you can just roll...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Apr 3 '15, 2:42am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,171
Posted By Michael Silverbane
There is more than one unofficial conversion of...

There is more than one unofficial conversion of Shadowrun to the d20 system out there on the intarwebs. Let Me Google That For You (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=d20+modern+shadowrun).
Forum: General Discussion Mar 18 '15, 9:56pm
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Michael Silverbane
We might be able to get the Mods to make...

We might be able to get the Mods to make something like a [Roll Call] or [Rogue's Gallery] tag for the creative corner if enough interest was shown...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 9:41pm
Replies: 83
Views: 1,460
Posted By Michael Silverbane
I don't really agree with your assertion. And I...

I don't really agree with your assertion. And I think that this is a point that we will never agree on.




Sure, the character might notice something other than the focus of the action as a...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 3:16am
Replies: 83
Views: 1,460
Posted By Michael Silverbane
I'm sure that the D&D book references the...

I'm sure that the D&D book references the character walking across the room, rather than the player doing so. The situation with the moon must be put into the context of the fictional circumstances....
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 2:53am
Replies: 83
Views: 1,460
Posted By Michael Silverbane
For the attempt to go unnoticed with certainty,...

For the attempt to go unnoticed with certainty, the character would have to be unable to sense the attempt (due to being insensate or unconscious, for example). For the attempt to be noticed with...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 2:34am
Replies: 8,914
Views: 269,013
Posted By Michael Silverbane
I would say yes. They gain the undead type (who...

I would say yes. They gain the undead type (who are not subject to nonlethal damage).
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 2:20am
Replies: 83
Views: 1,460
Posted By Michael Silverbane
In the specific example of the bar scene above, I...

In the specific example of the bar scene above, I would say that the mechanics are needed when an NPC attempts to relieve one of the PCs of his coin purse. Making the scene fair would require using...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 1:54am
Replies: 83
Views: 1,460
Posted By Michael Silverbane
I disagree, primarily on the points of when the...

I disagree, primarily on the points of when the mechanics are needed, and what constitutes a fair scene.



Except that the DM didn't decide that the player would see no result from the roll. The...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 1:08am
Replies: 83
Views: 1,460
Posted By Michael Silverbane
How can they see the swamp if they don't make a...

How can they see the swamp if they don't make a "looking around" action? Certainly, they can't know that the local conditions are changing without making a "see if there's an emerging stench" action....
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 12:33am
Replies: 83
Views: 1,460
Posted By Michael Silverbane
If the DM is willing to resolve this (relatively...

If the DM is willing to resolve this (relatively unimportant) thing without taking the characters skills into account, what's to say that he's not willing to resolve something else (more important)...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 12:17am
Replies: 83
Views: 1,460
Posted By Michael Silverbane
No. That sounds like a way to get the players to...

No. That sounds like a way to get the players to continually say, "I look at the ceiling. I look at the floor. I look behind me. I look at the walls. I look for approaching enemies. I check my...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Mar 18 '15, 12:07am
Replies: 156
Views: 4,644
Posted By Michael Silverbane
More or less. There was a lot of mechanical...

More or less. There was a lot of mechanical experimentation in later 3e products, including the Tome of Battle, Tome of Magic, Complete Mage, Complete Champion, Complete Scoundrel, and others.

A...
Forum: GM Workshop Jan 19 '15, 9:40pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,263
Posted By Michael Silverbane
I've played in face to face games where the DM...

I've played in face to face games where the DM rolls all of the dice. It can help to increase immersion and reduce the metagame portion of the game. I see no difficulty with the DM rolling some or...
Forum: Creative Corner Jan 17 '15, 3:09am
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Michael Silverbane
A Tinkering or Crafting skill for building and...

A Tinkering or Crafting skill for building and repairing objects might be a reasonable addition to what you've already got. You might also be able to expand it into other various sorts of job skills,...
Forum: Creative Corner Jan 6 '15, 2:44am
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Michael Silverbane
Something that is an optional rule in GURPS is...

Something that is an optional rule in GURPS is called the Bang! skill. That is a very wide-ranging skill that applies to a particular idiom or way of doing things...

An example of a Bang skill is...
Forum: GM Workshop Dec 18 '14, 8:56pm
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By Michael Silverbane
Transpotion Conjuration (Teleportation) ...

Transpotion
Conjuration (Teleportation)

Level: Cleric 2, Sorcerer/Wizard 2
Components: V, S, M
Casting Time: 1 standard action
Range: Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Target: One willing...
Forum: GM Workshop Dec 16 '14, 10:10pm
Replies: 888
Views: 42,121
Posted By Michael Silverbane
Using something like "Rock, Paper, Scissors" to...

Using something like "Rock, Paper, Scissors" to resolve conflicts between players can work for simple (two party) conflicts without including an abundance of rules.

Each party can pm (or privately...
Forum: Worldly Talk Dec 12 '14, 4:12am
Replies: 215
Views: 6,481
Posted By Michael Silverbane
Everyone involved should be put on trial,...

Everyone involved should be put on trial, probably by an international court, in order to obtain even an appearance of a fair trial. Those convicted should be punished as harshly as the law allows.
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Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 27 '14, 12:34am
Replies: 492
Views: 13,588
Posted By Michael Silverbane
Those of us who desire freedom do not support the...

Those of us who desire freedom do not support the institution of martial law, especially during the period before any sort of civil unrest occurred.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 25 '14, 11:25pm
Replies: 8,914
Views: 269,013
Posted By Michael Silverbane
There's an epic feat called Stowaway Spell that...

There's an epic feat called Stowaway Spell that could be used for that.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 3:22am
Replies: 234
Views: 8,075
Posted By Michael Silverbane
Hooray for lawyers!

Hooray for lawyers!
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 2:16am
Replies: 234
Views: 8,075
Posted By Michael Silverbane
It is immoral to distribute intellectual property...

It is immoral to distribute intellectual property without the permission of the owner (usually the creator) of the property, especially when that distribution contributes to damage to the owner of...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Nov 21 '14, 1:56am
Replies: 234
Views: 8,075
Posted By Michael Silverbane
There is a segment of people who do not believe...

There is a segment of people who do not believe (or professes not to believe) that copyright is a valid right, or that intellectual property has value. That segment of people does not believe that...
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