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Forum: Games & Ads Sep 26 '12, 2:07am
Replies: 162
Views: 5,390
Posted By Raconteur
Mercenary companies, by definition, kill people...

Mercenary companies, by definition, kill people for money. The difference between them and bandits is that the former are legally sanctioned by the ruling elite, while the latter are not. At some...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 25 '12, 5:57am
Replies: 162
Views: 5,390
Posted By Raconteur
How about this for a party theme: A pair of...

How about this for a party theme: A pair of brothers who are considered outlaws by the corrupt local authorities for their meddling exploits of exposing the local lord's underhanded dealings. They...
Forum: Game Planning Sep 15 '12, 8:33pm
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Raconteur
I have been a fan of the conspiracy genre for a...

I have been a fan of the conspiracy genre for a long time, but have always had problems trying to translate essentially investigative story lines into RPG conventions that depend so much on combat...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 14 '12, 6:58am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Well, it took a lot of back forth...

Well, it took a lot of back forth decision-making, but I have finally chosen the five character concepts that I think will hopefully blend well to tackle this adventure. I'm sure if I kept looking...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 13 '12, 1:44am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
I'm beginning the process looking through all of...

I'm beginning the process looking through all of the applications. I've GMed a few games here and there on myth-weavers before and can usually trim the pool down by a few right from the start. You...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 12 '12, 5:35am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
I don't know of any GM who has ever used every...

I don't know of any GM who has ever used every monster available in the published books. I look at those as a kind of buffet from which to compose a meal. So, the short answer to your question about...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 12 '12, 3:27am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
I haven't spelled out anything on that in...

I haven't spelled out anything on that in writing. But my basic operating idea has been something along the lines of the way that the Impossible Missions teams get selected, combined with a bit of...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 12 '12, 3:21am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
I'm starting to feel a bit better and will start...

I'm starting to feel a bit better and will start looking over all of the applications again this week, then make my decision by this weekend. If all things go according to plan, I should be ready to...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 10 '12, 12:22am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Final decisions on character selection may be...

Final decisions on character selection may be delayed a bit. I have a severe sinus infection that makes computer time especially painful.
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 9 '12, 3:34pm
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
SlyJohnny, that would work fine.

SlyJohnny, that would work fine.
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 6 '12, 12:15am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Thanks for the reminder. I had meant to tackle...

Thanks for the reminder. I had meant to tackle the other classes in Psionics Unleashed next but had just gotten too busy.
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 5 '12, 12:49am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Hey, Slayer of Yaks. No Dhampirs, I'm afraid. The...

Hey, Slayer of Yaks. No Dhampirs, I'm afraid. The process of becoming a vampire in the Dark Files setting just doesn't support that combination. Vampires are made, not born and cannot mate. They have...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 5 '12, 12:42am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Hey, balistafreak, I appreciate you checking...

Hey, balistafreak, I appreciate you checking about the thrallherd. I'm not inclined to select a character that is essentially two characters, not only for the valid reason you mention about stealing...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 3 '12, 11:58pm
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
You mean a place like Salem, Massachusetts? Yes,...

You mean a place like Salem, Massachusetts? Yes, that's possible. :-) Check out the entry for witches on the Dark Files website as well. They're not well thought of by the general public, to put it...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 3 '12, 7:00pm
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
I have posted the mission briefing that will be...

I have posted the mission briefing that will be used for those characters who are selected to join the game in the game forum, for those who are interested in looking at more information about the...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 3 '12, 4:21pm
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
My thinking, at the moment, is that divine magic...

My thinking, at the moment, is that divine magic differs from arcane magic. I haven't developed a comprehensive theory for the differences, just that they do differ. I try to avoid over explaining...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 1 '12, 6:32am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
I have updated the Dark Files website with...

I have updated the Dark Files website with information about all of the Base classes from the Pathfinder SRD and removed references in the class information to extended casting times for arcane...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 1 '12, 4:53am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Thanks for the suggestion about using words of...

Thanks for the suggestion about using words of power. I had forgotten about that alternate system. For the sake of simplicity and familiarity, however, I have come to the conclusion that I'm going to...
Forum: Games & Ads Sep 1 '12, 12:35am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Good suggestions, all. I'll give them some...

Good suggestions, all. I'll give them some thought when I can spend a little more time sitting down to look things over. I'll just say again that I'm most definitely not a game designer or a rules...
Forum: Games & Ads Aug 31 '12, 1:58pm
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Well, perhaps. I haven't tried this is...

Well, perhaps. I haven't tried this is play-by-post before, but I actually think it'll work out fine. It all depends upon what a person considers to be playable. The idea behind slowing down arcane...
Forum: Games & Ads Aug 29 '12, 1:45pm
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Welcome to Myth-Weavers, Cypher, and thanks for...

Welcome to Myth-Weavers, Cypher, and thanks for checking out this game. AegisShade is correct -- and thanks for jumping in with help, btw. It's the community here that makes playing here so...
Forum: Games & Ads Aug 29 '12, 3:34am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Like with most things related to the ideologies...

Like with most things related to the ideologies of groups, the druids are not entirely unified among themselves on this issue. Most tried to avoid what might be called advanced technologies, so yes,...
Forum: Games & Ads Aug 29 '12, 3:30am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
The most concise, exact answer I can give, in...

The most concise, exact answer I can give, in mechanics terms, is that divine magic (as the term is used in the SRD) doesn't disrupt the quantum energy fields of the universe, whereas arcane magic...
Forum: Games & Ads Aug 28 '12, 3:17am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
No, sorry. I haven't really spent any time...

No, sorry. I haven't really spent any time developing that. My intention was simply to paint them as the logical eco-reactionary group, thereby creating a good source of plot hooks and global...
Forum: Games & Ads Aug 28 '12, 3:01am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,102
Posted By Raconteur
Wilders are allowed, but they should have some...

Wilders are allowed, but they should have some kind of an alternate (i.e., conventional) occupational flavor to them. In other words, OSIR wouldn't recruit a wildcard psion. The psionic abilities...
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