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Forum: GM Workshop Aug 16 '12, 8:57am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,293
Posted By ticattack
Disclaimer: I'm currently fighting some sort of...

Disclaimer: I'm currently fighting some sort of flu or something. Please forgive any rambling, nonsense or other daftness. It is the disease making my head go "blerg".

I'm much the same as you...
Forum: General Discussion Mar 31 '12, 1:29am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,241
Posted By ticattack
Yeah. Actually, the Arthur books probaly deviate...

Yeah. Actually, the Arthur books probaly deviate the most from the standard formula, of those I've read, anyway. I've actually not read any of the Sharpe series yet - my dad's got most of them, I'll...
Forum: General Discussion Mar 25 '12, 7:52am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,241
Posted By ticattack
I've not read it, but it's one of those books...

I've not read it, but it's one of those books I've heard about two or three times, and never gotten around to buying. I may need to remedy that...

I've been doing a bunch of reading lately, so......
Forum: GM Workshop Mar 17 '11, 9:27am
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By ticattack
You can also just reverse the penalties for a...

You can also just reverse the penalties for a negative level (http://www.d20srd.org/srd/specialAbilities.htm#energyDrainAndNegativeLevels), and call it a temporary level or something. Certainly,...
Forum: GM Workshop Mar 16 '11, 10:04am
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By ticattack
krispy's idea is a good one, but you don't always...

krispy's idea is a good one, but you don't always need to weaken the enemy. Remember that not every encounter is a brawl to the death. Consider the following:

Fighting a CR 10 Tyrannosaurus is...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 25 '10, 7:40am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,423
Posted By ticattack
Have both. Government-run, tax-funded hospitals...

Have both. Government-run, tax-funded hospitals that cater to everyone, with private hospitals running alongside them. If you've the money to pay for private, and you feel that's a good investment,...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Aug 20 '10, 10:56am
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By ticattack
You could also tie the state of the undead to the...

You could also tie the state of the undead to the state of the sarcophagus they came from. After a sarc. has been reduced to 3/4 hp, the undead that come out of it are similarly damaged. Again at...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 20 '10, 10:25am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,890
Posted By ticattack
A minor quibble: I've heard of foreign...

A minor quibble: I've heard of foreign presidents, I could probably name several countries that have them, I just couldn't name the people in power right now. I couldn't tell you who the boss of...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 19 '10, 11:38am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,890
Posted By ticattack
Oh, aye, you'd need a new face on the coins, but...

Oh, aye, you'd need a new face on the coins, but you wouldn't have to design it, as such. There's still costs either way. I shouldn't imagine there'd be much publicity needed. Queen dies, we have a...
Forum: Worldly Talk Aug 19 '10, 10:16am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,890
Posted By ticattack
The main reasons I'd be against it: First,...

The main reasons I'd be against it:

First, it'd cost money. Even if it's not an obscene amount, we'd need to create new designs for currency, new this that and the other... over what? Except in...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Aug 18 '10, 8:31am
Replies: 132
Views: 2,854
Posted By ticattack
Aye. If you disagree, that's fine. If you have...

Aye. If you disagree, that's fine. If you have points to make, that is also fine. So far, Greyfield, you've said:


And then the response to Stychkyn, which was a jest at 4e - not a problem...
Forum: GM Workshop Jul 11 '10, 7:33am
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By ticattack
Remember: high-level opponents are inappropriate...

Remember: high-level opponents are inappropriate combat encounters for low-level characters. Nothing stops them from engaging in indirect conflict - imagine your players break into <whatever>, and...
Forum: Creative Corner Jul 6 '10, 8:45am
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By ticattack
I always thought the inside of a clown car was an...

I always thought the inside of a clown car was an extradimensional space - you step inside and there's a six-ring circus.

I guess you learn something new every day.
Forum: General Discussion Jun 20 '10, 8:07am
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By ticattack
For DOS games, DOSBox. For anything else,...

For DOS games, DOSBox.

For anything else, there's a virtual machine-y thing that I can't recall the name of, but I've a feeling it's from Sun. Free download, though legally you'd need a license...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jun 13 '10, 3:22am
Replies: 633
Views: 14,638
Posted By ticattack
Having encountered atheists zealous and moderate,...

Having encountered atheists zealous and moderate, and theists zealous and moderate, I tend to think that atheism is a movement or belief system that has many parallels to an organised, monotheistic...
Forum: Site Discussion Feb 19 '10, 11:11pm
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By ticattack
How frequently would players change game? Given...

How frequently would players change game? Given the pace of PbP, I can't imagine it happening every other week. Remember you can withdraw a sheet from a game and join it to another - that might be...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 17 '10, 12:24am
Replies: 72
Views: 2,141
Posted By ticattack
The Weave probably isn't a good sample of the...

The Weave probably isn't a good sample of the population. It's based around a hobby that attracts certain groups and demographics more than others. It's like saying that there's more extroverts...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 16 '10, 4:45am
Replies: 72
Views: 2,141
Posted By ticattack
Fair call, my bad. I read it as you saying...

Fair call, my bad. I read it as you saying "Introverts think this, extroverts that". Cheerfully withdrawn.

It's irrelevant what you or I think or assume. In the OP's post, those around him deemed...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 16 '10, 2:28am
Replies: 72
Views: 2,141
Posted By ticattack
I'm here to serve :p. The way I see it, this...

I'm here to serve :p.

The way I see it, this is the case. We have:

"Person of [belief system A] has meal with people of [belief system B]. [Belief system B] folks do their thing, [Rite before...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 15 '10, 11:26pm
Replies: 72
Views: 2,141
Posted By ticattack
While I respect your right to believe and live as...

While I respect your right to believe and live as you will, might I suggest, Monk, that you don't base your life around the teachings of Rorschach? Full of wisdom as they are.

I don't think that...
Forum: Worldly Talk Jan 15 '10, 2:59pm
Replies: 72
Views: 2,141
Posted By ticattack
I'm agnostic. At home, no one's religious. I work...

I'm agnostic. At home, no one's religious. I work at a Christian school. There's the odd bit of praying there.

I agree that joining a prayer that you don't believe in is disrespectful. I don't go...
Forum: GM Workshop Jan 15 '10, 10:19am
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By ticattack
No need to apologise, mate. That's a fair enough...

No need to apologise, mate. That's a fair enough explanation. I apologise if I came across as being all accusing-like there.
Forum: GM Workshop Jan 14 '10, 10:16am
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By ticattack
First, the Penny Arcade quote destroys any...

First, the Penny Arcade quote destroys any attempt at setting mood. I just hear the voiceover...

Second, "Upon the discovering of this Artefact, Some of the Gods began to question they’retheir...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jan 10 '10, 12:38pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,999
Posted By ticattack
I vote no real mechanics required. Mechanics are...

I vote no real mechanics required. Mechanics are required to check (1) if something succeeds or fails, or (2) the degree to which something succeeds or fails: you need mechanics to check if an attack...
Forum: General Discussion Jan 9 '10, 12:59am
Replies: 69
Views: 3,847
Posted By ticattack
You can be repaired. Ever hear of amnesia?

You can be repaired. Ever hear of amnesia?
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