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Forum: General Discussion Jun 12 '09, 4:29pm
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By Silverlocke
Orwell would have a field-day with that...

Orwell would have a field-day with that chicken-and-egg argument, Roy.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 12 '09, 2:59pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Silverlocke
No point getting an animal companion that's...

No point getting an animal companion that's anything not of the animal type, because all your best buffs are for animals. Animal Growth and Nature's Avatar tend to make up for whatever your companion...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 8 '09, 8:36pm
Replies: 98
Views: 2,341
Posted By Silverlocke
That's a very astute observation and a very...

That's a very astute observation and a very well-made point. I think, however, that since we're considering 4e in the light of how well or easily it can be converted to run Victorian games, we have...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 8 '09, 8:29pm
Replies: 98
Views: 2,341
Posted By Silverlocke
Thank you for your contribution, mikeloop. I am...

Thank you for your contribution, mikeloop. I am gladly going to concede the point on HP to you.

I do however think that is verging on strawman, though. Higher mortality doesn't have to be boring...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 8 '09, 6:06pm
Replies: 98
Views: 2,341
Posted By Silverlocke
Since I am fairly sure at this point all Zelphi...

Since I am fairly sure at this point all Zelphi is doing is browsing through my posts, looking for anything to do with HP, and then immediately jumping on that in order to declare that "the rest of...
Forum: Game Planning Jun 7 '09, 11:14am
Replies: 56
Views: 1,160
Posted By Silverlocke
To throw something else in the hat: Unknown...

To throw something else in the hat: Unknown Armies. Great for all kinds of gritty urban arcana.
Forum: General Discussion Jun 7 '09, 11:09am
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By Silverlocke
Not really. I created a placeholder that would...

Not really. I created a placeholder that would later hold the guide itself, should we actually get around to assembling it. This way the guide would always be the first post, with later additions...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 7 '09, 10:03am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,076
Posted By Silverlocke
I have no idea. I don't think so, but I could...

I have no idea. I don't think so, but I could easily be wrong. Ask Google, I guess.
Forum: General Discussion Jun 7 '09, 1:15am
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By Silverlocke
Since a lot of issues on the site invariably boil...

Since a lot of issues on the site invariably boil down to debate and disputation of one sort or the other, I thought it would be helpful if we assembled what we knew about the actual meat and bones...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 7 '09, 1:08am
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By Silverlocke
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 7 '09, 1:05am
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By Silverlocke
I would also highly recommend having a look at...

I would also highly recommend having a look at the Story Hour Chronicle of Burne....
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 7 '09, 12:59am
Replies: 49
Views: 1,076
Posted By Silverlocke
Unknown Armies should always be mentioned in...

Unknown Armies should always be mentioned in reference to cult due to thematic similarity and mechanical differences. They're both great for what they do.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 7 '09, 12:16am
Replies: 98
Views: 2,341
Posted By Silverlocke
Okay, I'm going to insist that we're in tentative...

Okay, I'm going to insist that we're in tentative agreement on the point that 4e isn't the best system for this and that something else is. I remind you that I at no point made the claim that 4e...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 6 '09, 2:32am
Replies: 98
Views: 2,341
Posted By Silverlocke
Eberron's "dungeonpunk" (and I'd suggest that...

Eberron's "dungeonpunk" (and I'd suggest that 'magepunk' is probably a better descriptor for what Eberron's got) is probably a good example of how punkpunk has become diluted. The 'punk' is supposed...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 6 '09, 2:21am
Replies: 98
Views: 2,341
Posted By Silverlocke
First of all, nobody is suggesting that running...

First of all, nobody is suggesting that running anything in 4e is impossible - I'm sure with enough imagination and work you could use 4e to run just about anything you like. The question is why...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 5 '09, 9:43pm
Replies: 98
Views: 2,341
Posted By Silverlocke
Essentially this, Zelphi. D&D (whether 4e or 3.5)...

Essentially this, Zelphi. D&D (whether 4e or 3.5) does have rules covering social interactions. Unfortunately, the rules suck. Whereas there are other games which handle social actions as a viable...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 5 '09, 11:23am
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Silverlocke
Heh. I take that as a suggestion to GET ON with...

Heh. I take that as a suggestion to GET ON with the Lost Century game. I'll try to get a 'first post' up tonight or something - people with incomplete sheets should be able to go as we move along.
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Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 5 '09, 12:18am
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Silverlocke
Good point, and granted. I wonder when we're...

Good point, and granted. I wonder when we're going to start to see people interested in playing.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 4 '09, 7:26pm
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Silverlocke
More likely to be tricked into wearing a skirt...

More likely to be tricked into wearing a skirt with a constant damage enchantment.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 4 '09, 5:08pm
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Silverlocke
Hmm. Sound arguments all round, although I think...

Hmm. Sound arguments all round, although I think downtime is still a concern for me, as a Great-House and reconstruction and politics game (which is the only thing I can foresee using this for, not...
Forum: Game Planning Jun 4 '09, 2:44am
Replies: 15
Views: 262
Posted By Silverlocke
Holy hell, the chance to play in a FATE game...

Holy hell, the chance to play in a FATE game instead of being forced to run one? Sign me up.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 4 '09, 2:01am
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Silverlocke
I like the idea of stunts for Birthsigns. ...

I like the idea of stunts for Birthsigns.

As outlined above, I've already envisaged Alchemy as preplanned magicka - I'm trying to figure out a way of preventing excessive stacking of abilities,...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 4 '09, 12:31am
Replies: 98
Views: 2,341
Posted By Silverlocke
Just about everyone proposing alternate systems...

Just about everyone proposing alternate systems in this thread is doing so for mechanical reasons that are compelling. They've addressed mortality and fragility ('grit') as well as technology and...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 4 '09, 12:22am
Replies: 22
Views: 818
Posted By Silverlocke
See if you can turn it in for prestidigitation at...

See if you can turn it in for prestidigitation at will.
Forum: Games & Ads Jun 3 '09, 9:28am
Replies: 44
Views: 1,088
Posted By Silverlocke
Long rifles are in existence, but are fairly new:...

Long rifles are in existence, but are fairly new: many gun-owners still possess (and swear by) their old smoothbores. The advent of brass cartridges has allowed for early Webley-type revolvers, many...
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