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by Cirath
Wed Jan 10, 2007 11:52 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Accounting for deletion...
Replies: 4
Views: 1101

It should be noted that at least two MMOs that I know of have done this, as well. Sounds like a good idea to me.
by Cirath
Wed Jan 03, 2007 8:48 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Combat Maneuvers
Replies: 10
Views: 5071

Re: Toril 2.0: Combat Maneuvers

Shevarash wrote:Mounted combatants wielding lances are especially effective at charging.


Mmm... Spirited Charge
by Cirath
Wed Jan 03, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Ranged Weapons and Combat Stances
Replies: 19
Views: 7321

Will concealment be taken into consideration as well? That would give the various darkness and light spells a bit more usefulness, especially if you could just black out the room that the archer mobs fled to.
by Cirath
Sun Dec 31, 2006 10:58 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Lay On Hands
Replies: 4
Views: 963

Of course, if you are implementing the whole positive/negative energy spells system, then all healing spells would become undead nukes, spells like heal undead would become offensive spells, and over half the necromancy spells would provide healing to any undead minions one might be dragging about. ...
by Cirath
Sun Dec 24, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: 2h Piercing?
Replies: 11
Views: 1096

moritheil wrote:though I believe there does exist something called a Greatspear in one of the supplements that might require EWP.


Yes there is (Complete Warrior), and yes it does. I am not entirely sure why it requires a feat to get a piercing equivilent to a greatsword, though.
by Cirath
Thu Dec 21, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: 2h Piercing?
Replies: 11
Views: 1096

Considering that one of the BG weapon shops sells a halfway decent 2 hander lance, I am surprised that every paladin type doesnt have a fair 2h misc skill by the time they hit 20 or so. Hell, I used to hand them out like candy to any 2handing noob that hadn't scrounged up something better.
by Cirath
Wed Dec 20, 2006 6:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Yet another nerd quiz
Replies: 6
Views: 853

Wasn't this one posted a few months ago?
by Cirath
Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:17 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Please fix this unreasonable time sink
Replies: 9
Views: 886

The ferry never bothered me as a new player. I remember the first time my friend who got me into MUDding took a trip to Mithril Hall. Kajib: "Dude, I got taken up to this place called Ice Crag where there is all this sweet blue and white equipment lying on the ground ." Me: "No way! ...
by Cirath
Sat Dec 16, 2006 1:36 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: scribe
Replies: 21
Views: 2470

So, in reality, a holy avenger can already be used by anyone. Yay me for picking a bad example!

Just pretend I used the Nine Lives Stealer as an example instead.
by Cirath
Sat Dec 16, 2006 4:45 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: scribe
Replies: 21
Views: 2470

The Holy Avenger isn't an artifact weapon in D&D, or even an intelligent weapon. It's only usable by Paladins, but UMD lets you "trick" a magic item into think you're a class other than you are. I am fairly sure it is usable by anyone of good alignment, but only a paladin recieves ful...
by Cirath
Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:42 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: scribe
Replies: 21
Views: 2470

This begs the question of whether Use Magic Device will allow you to bypass the restrictions (alignment, race, and class) of equipment with a sufficient number of ranks. I'd love to see an evil bard swinging a holy avenger about.
by Cirath
Wed Dec 13, 2006 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: What Sci-Fi Character are you?
Replies: 29
Views: 3104

<a href="http://www.tk421.net/character/"><img src="http://www.tk421.net/character/darthmaul.jpg" width="278" height="206" border="2" alt="Which Fantasy/SciFi Character Are You?"></a>

I am not quite sure how to feel about that.
by Cirath
Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:09 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Deities and Domains
Replies: 36
Views: 12608

The one question I have is...will having a certain diety not allow you to resurrect people that follow another diety? I know certain dieties are available to say neutral human clerics *wink* but say if i choose a diety who rpwise is at war or dislikes the diety of another player. Am I not allowed t...
by Cirath
Sat Dec 02, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Squids in 2.0
Replies: 14
Views: 6177

Lilira wrote:Heh.. a squishie wielding a sword so he squishes twice as fast.


Squishiness is mostly based on class, not race. Not to mention that illithids have natural damage reduction. I was thinking more of their strength adjustment.
by Cirath
Fri Dec 01, 2006 11:37 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Squids in 2.0
Replies: 14
Views: 6177

I don't have any official bearing on the matter, but I wouldn't hold my breath for the Illithid Savant if I were you :P It probably wouldn't survive the balancing. I can't think of any other iconic Illithid PrCs. Thrallherd, perhaps? I wasn't thinking of prestige classes. However, mind flayers are ...
by Cirath
Fri Dec 01, 2006 11:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

Kenon wrote:Words are not physical, they can not literally harm you unless you let them.


Or maybe if you had a really big amplifier.
by Cirath
Fri Dec 01, 2006 6:24 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: suprised this hasnt been asked...
Replies: 22
Views: 2810

Tasan wrote:
amolol wrote:make skill practice alot esier and less time consuming.


You mean "make skill practice even more easy to bot".


Not to mention that skill practice will be a thing of the past, with skills being done on a point buy system.
by Cirath
Fri Dec 01, 2006 12:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

...but that brings us into the issue of religion that I also despite as religion has brought nothing but disaster to the world no matter what religion people worship some people comprehend the religion wrong and gets violent about it That is more a product of fanaticism than religion. The same sort...
by Cirath
Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:17 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: suprised this hasnt been asked...
Replies: 22
Views: 2810

whatever.. I can think of at least ten reasons guild halls would be cool, even without Pkill. I wont bother mentioning them tho, you can just read thru the relevant threads instead, as it seems you never have or you wouldn't have such a limited explanation against them. For those of us that haven't...
by Cirath
Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Who else is getting a McRib?
Replies: 15
Views: 1905

Ignoring the fact that there are at least half a dozen good barbeque places within easy driving distance of my place, I have to say that I can't bring myself to trust something that has bones made of meat. Or whatever McDonald's passes off as meat, anyway.
by Cirath
Wed Nov 29, 2006 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: i know some of you are chefs....
Replies: 2
Views: 527

I try to hold on to the belief that chinese food places don't serve cat, not because it bothers me to consider eating cat, but because I might be tempted to look in to free range feline for dinner now and then. I don't think my neighbors would be too happy if I stir fried Fluffy.
by Cirath
Mon Nov 27, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

Usage of that word depends on your race and context. It is not RC (racially correct) to be caucasian and use that word EVER First, Vigis had it right. Context is extremely important. Second, arguing against racism with a racist statement such as that sort of defeats the purpose, doesn't it? Then to...
by Cirath
Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: it's real, i swear it is!
Replies: 9
Views: 1366

daggaz wrote:You will all be laughing until the check clears and I am the new master of the universe.


Complete with sword and skull-headed nemesis? Maybe it is worth it!
by Cirath
Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: ROFL.. in other news.. sensitive much?
Replies: 6
Views: 1198

daggaz wrote:corruption, political fraud, illegal wars, the flagrant disregard of international treaties and law, the abolishment of the bill of rights and american freedoms, and the outright torture of human beings, both enemies and innocents alike.


Sounds like a fun Saturday night to me.
by Cirath
Sat Nov 25, 2006 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: ROFL.. in other news.. sensitive much?
Replies: 6
Views: 1198

Hurray for egomaniacs with a victim complex! I wonder, if i cough in the same state as Rosie O'Donnel, would she consider it a homophobic remark?
by Cirath
Thu Nov 23, 2006 6:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

I was going to respond to this but I just cant for some reason LOL wait its ok to call people names as long as kids do it too? lol Not at all what I said. I said that something so trivial isn't worth even a fraction of the outrage or attention it garnered. Though personally I would have to say that...
by Cirath
Thu Nov 23, 2006 1:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

I don't think you can get much wore straight forward and to the point. He can argue all he wants that he's not racist, but that statement won't leave him much ground, if any, to stand on. And even if he is, that just makes him an idiot. It isn't exactly worth making a big fuss over. He wouldn't be ...
by Cirath
Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

I think it's hysterical for him to be saying *I am not a racist* after this crap .. What comes out of your mouth is in your heart in my opinion Or he just knew the quickest way to really get under their skin. rofl, you just proved my point ;) Not quite. This board is private property, so anyone can...
by Cirath
Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

I dare you to post various racial slurs on this board and see how "free" your speech is. Sure. As soon as you point me to a written statement that says it won't get me banned from this board, I will do them alphabetically if you like. But a big part of being a stand up comedian is dealing...
by Cirath
Wed Nov 22, 2006 3:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

You do not have the freedom to do whatever the fuck you want without reprisal. None of the amendments give you the right to infringe upon the liberties of others. If you shoot someone in the head, you don't get to call the Second Amendment as your defense, claiming that being jailed for murder is a...
by Cirath
Wed Nov 22, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

You have a right to say what you want to say (without intentional malice or threat of harm), and people certainly have the right to punish you in lawful manner for what you have said. You realize the controdictory nature of that statement, right? If you are punished for making a statement, then you...
by Cirath
Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Must be why Seinfeld never really had blacks on the show!
Replies: 88
Views: 14425

Well, if nothing else that article provided perhaps the dumbest thing I have heard in months: "Once the word comes out of your mouth and you don't happen to be African-American, then you have a whole lot of explaining," comedian Paul Rodriguez, who was at the Laugh Factory during Richards'...
by Cirath
Tue Nov 21, 2006 6:18 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Squids in 2.0
Replies: 14
Views: 6177

Minofagal wrote:WOOT! Troll psi's!


If you want to spend that many points on intelligence then you are a braver man than I.
by Cirath
Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:02 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Squids in 2.0
Replies: 14
Views: 6177

Re: Squids in 2.0

I may not be a god, but my ego tells me different, so... #1 will there be squids in Toril 2.0? Chances are that they won't take squids out of the game, though they may not take the same form that they do now. There is a chance that they, like any other race, will be allowed the choice of any class, ...
by Cirath
Sat Nov 18, 2006 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: it's real, i swear it is!
Replies: 9
Views: 1366

Sarvis wrote:Bah! Wake me when she can cast Fireball.


Personally, I think I will hold out for Time Stop.
by Cirath
Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:07 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Deities and Domains
Replies: 36
Views: 12608

also where do paladins land with these changes? tank? healer? or still almost useless besides specific zones? If they are fairly unchanged from pen and paper paladins, then they will be tanks nearly on par (though not quite as customizable) with fighters (or warriors, if you prefer to call them tha...
by Cirath
Mon Nov 13, 2006 4:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Happy birthday to me!
Replies: 11
Views: 861

Should that really say "playing" time, rather than online time?
by Cirath
Fri Nov 10, 2006 11:22 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Magic
Replies: 105
Views: 34423

What I'm curious to know is whether these rare spell drops are going to drop on completely random mobs, or if it's going to be the same mob (or 2 or 3) that drops a particular spell. I kinda like the idea of completely random mobs dropping random spells that are appropriate for the mob level. The e...
by Cirath
Tue Nov 07, 2006 11:10 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Alignment in D&D
Replies: 40
Views: 11030

In adnd it is fairly rare you see alignment restricted items. I suppose it depends on your DM, and whether you play a store bought adventure or a homebrew, but in my experience, holy and unholy weapons are not at all uncommon, though axiomatic and anarchic are a bit on the rare side. However, in th...
by Cirath
Tue Nov 07, 2006 7:22 am
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Deities and Domains
Replies: 36
Views: 12608

I very rarely let people play Chaotic Neutral. A lot of people think Chaotic Neutral means "I do whatever I want." CN is not a free meal ticket to consenquence-free action, nor is it carte-blanche morality. CN implies a certain amount of unpredictability, and players who choose CN must oc...
by Cirath
Tue Nov 07, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Alignment in D&D
Replies: 40
Views: 11030

Re: Alignment in D&D

A bloodthirsty Assassin would be Chaotic Evil. I resent that remark! I always played Cirath as neutral evil! But seriously, the classic D&D alignment/ethos system is something I have really been hoping will be implemented in 2.0. If nothing else, it will give more variety to spells and enchante...
by Cirath
Sun Nov 05, 2006 12:05 am
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Wizards and Specialists
Replies: 46
Views: 15831

Since I know nothing about 3.5, is lich a class or race? Lich is a template, which makes it neither class nor race. It can be applied to any race, but requires significant knowledge of magic to achieve the transformation, so it is pretty much always a mage that becomes one. That is not to say that ...
by Cirath
Fri Nov 03, 2006 9:09 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Soloing small group play in 2.0
Replies: 12
Views: 2121

I can't find the exat quote, but I recall Shev mentioning that mages would require protection from warrior types in fights. I don't know anything about DnD3.5 so I'm just guessing on this part. It's not that important though. Mages will always require protection from physical dangers most of the ti...
by Cirath
Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:44 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Deities and Domains
Replies: 36
Views: 12608

I honestly think the board hates me today.
by Cirath
Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:06 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Deities and Domains
Replies: 36
Views: 12608

Hurray for double posts!
by Cirath
Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:01 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Deities and Domains
Replies: 36
Views: 12608

Rogues, for example, will already have reasons in the game, if those weapons already dedicated to a deity follow the names they have been given. Unfortunately, those deities are pretty predictable, and have always been that way. I suppose it hearkens back to the belief that there's really only one ...
by Cirath
Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Guitar Hero 2
Replies: 11
Views: 1046

Ragorn wrote:You're about a year behind in your stunning realization.


And I was oh so very blissful in my ignorance. See what you've done?
by Cirath
Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:11 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Deities and Domains
Replies: 36
Views: 12608

Re: Toril 2.0: Deities and Domains

Can you provide specifics on how choosing a Deity as a non-cleric can affect a character? Non-clerics will receive little benefit for selecting a deity, although there will be some effects. Some very rare spells will only affect worshipers of a specific deity, or a deity of a specific alignment. In...
by Cirath
Thu Nov 02, 2006 1:29 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Wizards and Specialists
Replies: 46
Views: 15831

3. it has been stated that new exp code in 2.0 will encourage grouping. it was also implied that this code will help the defencive mage. it is my belief that this is incorrect. becouse the damage dealing mage will gain the same bonus in addition to the advantage of dealing increased damage. This al...
by Cirath
Thu Nov 02, 2006 7:33 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Soloing small group play in 2.0
Replies: 12
Views: 2121

Re: Soloing small group play in 2.0

...mages will be more vulnerable... I must have missed that part. Care to provide reasoning for this assumption? Many of the current non-playing trolls on these boards would at least come back for a test-run at the new code. Who knows who is lurking in the shadows waiting for 2.0... *peeks out from...

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