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by Purplefixer
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: For Players
Topic: Initiative of poison
Replies: 7
Views: 2787

Re: Initiative of poison

Why aren't effects like these and spell durations counted off during the Declare step of initiative? Why isn't this portion of combat used more in order to deal with book-keeping and wrap-up of rounds?
by Purplefixer
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Product Discussion
Topic: Collective Issues with the Earthdawn 4e Game System/Engine
Replies: 48
Views: 14971

Re: Collective Issues with the Earthdawn 4e Game System/Engine

Today's issues at the game table! 1. Trust The Trust spell is unstoppable. In a single creature fight (PCs vs Cave Troll? PCs vs Great Bear? PCs vs Horror?) if the goal isn't specifically to kill a creature, this spell instantly ends the encounter as the PCs wave, walk on by, and go about their busi...
by Purplefixer
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Product Discussion
Topic: Collective Issues with the Earthdawn 4e Game System/Engine
Replies: 48
Views: 14971

Collective Issues with the Earthdawn 4e Game System/Engine

1. Animal Training (I believe you've seen all this?) What constitutes Combat Trained is nebulous, as is how to get an animal combat trained. What constitutes a trick is nebulous, as is the method of giving commands (what action is this? Is training an animal to respond only to certain whistles a tri...
by Purplefixer
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Gamer to Gamer
Topic: Earthdawn West Marches style game
Replies: 3
Views: 2553

Re: Earthdawn West Marches style game

We are up to 11 active PCs and about four games a week! Several of the ED devs are sitting in, and I assume taking notes on the chaos we have wrought.
by Purplefixer
Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: For Game Masters
Topic: Extra optional talents
Replies: 14
Views: 4927

Re: Extra optional talents

and one hard core "optimiser"....last campaign was using pathfinder, and fell apart when the "optimiser" got so powerful encounters became a joke.... i dont know if u know the system but when you get to the point when gm makes encounters and to hit the guy on a 19, he has to roll a 2 on everyone el...
by Purplefixer
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Gamer to Gamer
Topic: Earthdawn West Marches style game
Replies: 3
Views: 2553

Re: Earthdawn West Marches style game

I've already joined. This could be a brilliant idea. You're going to want a larger stable of players.
by Purplefixer
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: For Game Masters
Topic: Extra optional talents
Replies: 14
Views: 4927

Re: Extra optional talents

Get him to invest in a Multi-Discipline option, instead. Then he can get his extra optional talent and raise it however he likes. At least then he's not stomping on the human's ONE racial ability.

C'mon, man, humans never get cool stuff. Don't take away our cool stuff...
by Purplefixer
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: For Players
Topic: Path of Wheel - Strict followers
Replies: 7
Views: 3114

Re: Path of Wheel - Strict followers

Learn another discipline unrelated to Nethermancy. Say, Archer. Or Weaponsmith. Part of the process of learning the second discipline is to abandon your original discipline in order to learn the WAY of the Weaponsmith. The Adept's Way is a powerful, personal thing, and if abandoning the Ephemeral (S...
by Purplefixer
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: For Players
Topic: Names
Replies: 0
Views: 1749

Names

Do we just NOT have guides to nomenclature for most of the races of Barsaive? Merrox (Dwarf) Garlthik One-Eye (Ork) Nioku (Troll) Kelryn Stormspear (Human) Monus Byre (Elf) Amelanna of House Chaozun (Dwarf) Yantar of the Cliffside Brotherhood (Obsidiman) Rogan Crossbite (Ork) Shara Spearcraft (Troll...
by Purplefixer
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: For Players
Topic: 4e Purifier Discipline + Custom Body Control Talent
Replies: 1
Views: 1364

Re: 4e Purifier Discipline + Custom Body Control Talent

My goal here was to recreate the Purifier Obsidiman Discipline true to the flavor of the original material, and differentiate it significantly from the feel of the Beastmaster. The ideas I focused on are "One Solid Strike" and "Unstoppable Force". The Discipline doesn't rely on flashy acrobatics or ...