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Forum: Game Planning Jul 24 '15, 12:42am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,029
Posted By Viatos
I'd prefer a mixed setting, personally, a...

I'd prefer a mixed setting, personally, a corrupted Animus with fantasy elements bleeding into its virtual recreation and distorting memories to fit didn't-quite-happen-that-way narratives, become...
Forum: Games & Ads Jul 21 '15, 11:56pm
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Viatos
It sounds like the gods are going to do most of...

It sounds like the gods are going to do most of the actual "GM" work - the list of things they're making is basically everyone I'd normally want to contribute as a GM.

Gods need to apply in groups...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 21 '15, 2:23am
Replies: 30
Views: 818
Posted By Viatos
Take a dwarf, call it an ogol, say they look like...

Take a dwarf, call it an ogol, say they look like badger-people. Bam, done. Take an elf, call it a ryari, say they're little treants with serpentine lower bodies. If you want to go really nuts, open...
Forum: Game Planning Jul 19 '15, 11:39pm
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Viatos
Yeah, that seems fair. You're presenting a vague...

Yeah, that seems fair. You're presenting a vague idea - but what certainty it does have is that it's going to be exceptionally difficult in d20 - and asking the community to design the setting, the...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 17 '15, 3:46pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,111
Posted By Viatos
I guess I can see how that would be irritating if...

I guess I can see how that would be irritating if the material was crap, but...it was great, it was HELPFUL - didn't solve the problem, but as long as playing melee was fun most people didn't care -...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 17 '15, 5:34am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,111
Posted By Viatos
So don't let other people speak for you or,...

So don't let other people speak for you or, apparently, control your perceptions, problem solved? I hope I don't give the impression of debating. My stance and my point is that I've had that debate,...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 17 '15, 2:39am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,111
Posted By Viatos
Honestly, this is one of the last places on the...

Honestly, this is one of the last places on the internet you can even have this argument.



Yeah, as long as you're bound by Society's straightjacket I think this is the best option. If you...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 17 '15, 2:01am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,111
Posted By Viatos
There's two camps of people: people who...

There's two camps of people: people who understand game design and people who do not, and over in that second camp, there's one guy in the corner ranting that it is inherently immoral to belong to...
Forum: Game Planning Jul 16 '15, 8:59pm
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Viatos
D20 is, put bluntly, not equipped to emulate that...

D20 is, put bluntly, not equipped to emulate that scale of technology, nor can you equip it while still relying on any kind of baseline from the core system (such as having classes). My advice to you...
Forum: Game Planning Jul 16 '15, 5:45pm
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Viatos
I'd be interested!

I'd be interested!
Forum: Game Planning Jul 16 '15, 3:13pm
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Viatos
So, D20 Exalted: Dreams of the First Age is what...

So, D20 Exalted: Dreams of the First Age is what you're going for, more or less? That kind of aesthetic/feel?

I'm having a hard time understanding what mechanics you want for this. You mention...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 14 '15, 10:35pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,111
Posted By Viatos
You're missing a bunch of vaguely-good class...

You're missing a bunch of vaguely-good class features and trading them for mostly garbage, even if your DM is using urban rules for crowds and things, which they aren't, even if the adventure is set...
Forum: Site Discussion Jul 8 '15, 4:08pm
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Viatos
Running leaked games

What's MW's policy on this?
Forum: The Shattered Realm Jul 7 '15, 6:52pm
Replies: 149
Views: 1,886
Posted By Viatos
I guess probably someone should bring this up. ...

I guess probably someone should bring this up.

Osclecamo's work functions at a level significantly higher than D&D or Pathfinder. A Moon Agent is a full BAB initiator access to 9th-level spells...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 5 '15, 7:19am
Replies: 30
Views: 818
Posted By Viatos
I gotta echo the general sentiment: scrap this....

I gotta echo the general sentiment: scrap this. It's a kind of pretty damn complicated that you don't need at all. Either create a world with new races and new ideas (you can keep stats and just...
Forum: Game Planning Jul 5 '15, 6:56am
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By Viatos
So down for this.

So down for this.
Forum: A Legacy of Fire May 29 '15, 7:37am
Replies: 72
Views: 781
Posted By Viatos
Yup!

Yup!
Forum: A Legacy of Fire May 28 '15, 8:52pm
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By Viatos
It's worth noting that "not in a pleasant way" is...

It's worth noting that "not in a pleasant way" is less "drowning and in need of saving" and more "doing something horrible / giving off the sense of nightmare." Sensitivity doesn't detect sorcerers...
Forum: The Sentence of Celestial Mandate May 27 '15, 8:37pm
Replies: 177
Views: 1,191
Posted By Viatos
The section on calculating PMDV lists what skills...

The section on calculating PMDV lists what skills can be used and how they use, the same as regular PDV. I don't think it's reasonable to assume that omission from the three examples given for...
Forum: The Sentence of Celestial Mandate May 27 '15, 8:32am
Replies: 177
Views: 1,191
Posted By Viatos
Huh. You're right: 'Lying' is listed as a...

Huh. You're right: 'Lying' is listed as a Socialize specialty, although you "generally" can't use Socialize to perform social attacks, and no Speed or Rate rating exists to cover such an attack. You...
Forum: The Sentence of Celestial Mandate May 27 '15, 4:52am
Replies: 177
Views: 1,191
Posted By Viatos
Socialize pulls double duty. It is both Social...

Socialize pulls double duty. It is both Social War and Social Stealth. In individual combat, it's what you roll to pull off unexpected attacks and conceal your motives. Narratively, it's etiquette,...
Forum: A Legacy of Fire May 26 '15, 6:55am
Replies: 320
Views: 3,116
Posted By Viatos
Yeah, but you're not trying to move out of their...

Yeah, but you're not trying to move out of their reach unless they're using small weapons like daggers. Advantage goes to the guy moving forward, not the guy backing up.



Well, agree to...
Forum: A Legacy of Fire May 26 '15, 5:14am
Replies: 320
Views: 3,116
Posted By Viatos
To be clearer on the mechanical implications,...

To be clearer on the mechanical implications, Advanced Reach helps close the gap between the supremacy of large weapons and smaller weapons while also affording larger weapons rare tactical...
Forum: A Legacy of Fire May 26 '15, 4:56am
Replies: 320
Views: 3,116
Posted By Viatos
The entirety of the relevant rules are contained...

The entirety of the relevant rules are contained in a half-page and accompanying chart on 169. It's really simple.

You have a number between 0 and 3. This is your weapon's Reach and the number of...
Forum: A Legacy of Fire May 26 '15, 3:06am
Replies: 320
Views: 3,116
Posted By Viatos
http://i.imgur.com/7BNBT5h.png I'm not the...

http://i.imgur.com/7BNBT5h.png

I'm not the biggest fan, personally. I dunno, I feel like strangling a dragon as a coat of arms is a little "on the nose." I like the first coat of arms more than...
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