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by Cirath
Thu Sep 28, 2006 10:09 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0 and the Racewars?
Replies: 31
Views: 5785

Re: Give peace a chance

Another reason I do not believe that any one race will become the heir apparent of any certain class is that with the coming of 2.0 orcs and elves will have the same ability for intelligence and such, and according to the newest 2.0 update racial intelligence will not matter for memtimes. They can ...
by Cirath
Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:50 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Magic
Replies: 105
Views: 34419

So don't forget that where wizards get spells, melee gets kickass new manuevers and 'tricks' or feats that will used. The days of just sitting back and watching text fly by after typing 'kill mob' are a thing of the past! Tricks like rescue, trip, bash, charge, garrote, kick? They have different na...
by Cirath
Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Magic
Replies: 105
Views: 34419

I suppose the easiest logic is that wizards in tabletop have enough control to toss a fireball to only hit the enemies and not your friends. Why wouldn't it be the same here. If only they always managed to remember such things *recalls being deemed an "acceptable loss" on more than one oc...
by Cirath
Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:22 am
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Magic
Replies: 105
Views: 34419

Will area spell damage now also bleed over into player groups? If there's two mobs in the room and you cast "Inferno" on one of them, is there a chance you will catch whichever player just happens to be standing closest to them in room order, as well? It seems to me that spells like this,...
by Cirath
Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:09 am
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Magic
Replies: 105
Views: 34419

Two Words "Hit-Points" :D Mages are nothing without their party as far as zoning and big mob groups are concearned. This sort of think always bugged me when playing my AP. You would think that a guy swinging four feet of sharp, enchanted steel about would be more than a hunk of meat for a...
by Cirath
Wed Sep 27, 2006 9:40 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Magic
Replies: 105
Views: 34419

Will feedback (between grouped mages casting the same spell) be replaced by accidental counterspells?
by Cirath
Tue Sep 26, 2006 10:55 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Magic
Replies: 105
Views: 34419

Will the specialist mages get to choose their opposing schools, or will their access be pre-determined?
by Cirath
Mon Sep 25, 2006 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Wierd Al: White and Nerdy
Replies: 9
Views: 1282

Thilindel wrote:. . . holy sheeet. He's turning 47 in October! I hope my mind is as sharp as his when I hit that age!


You make it sound like 47 is old. Of course, my mind isn't as sharp as his right now.
by Cirath
Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Tabletop Gaming?
Replies: 37
Views: 6596

How do you manage the rolls, use a webcam or something? Sounds like fun tho, I wouldn't mind playing tho to be honest, Ive only been in a few tabletop games. AIM has a dice roller built into the chat rooms, as does the program we use (maptools, linked in my previous post and completely free). We di...
by Cirath
Thu Sep 21, 2006 12:10 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Feature Ideas and Requests for 2.0
Replies: 20
Views: 7583

Re: Feature Ideas and Requests for 2.0

grundar wrote:say anti -> deathknight


Even if we pretend that you don't mean the god-like deathknight from the monster manual that DMs have made me fear for years, they can't possibly make APs formidable. It just isn't allowed.
by Cirath
Thu Sep 21, 2006 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Tabletop Gaming?
Replies: 37
Views: 6596

Gormal wrote:Mori-led adventures? I'll post the spank log when we're done!


No, Mori-run adventures. The spanks are intentional, and brutal. Grand fun!
by Cirath
Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:08 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Would be interesting if..
Replies: 13
Views: 2174

but yeah, point taken, even if still it makes NO sense how something floating in the air is taken down by the ground shaking. Perhaps toss in a description for earthquake saying that the tremors can even produce shockwaves in the air or something. whatevah.. Well, since you are close enough for him...
by Cirath
Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Tabletop Gaming?
Replies: 37
Views: 6596

Someone should run an online game with Doug and I so we get some experience. How well would that work for first timers? I think it would be the best way to learn in your situation. You could start by reading the core rules of any system you are interested (like the D&D system resource documents...
by Cirath
Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Latest D&D PC game?
Replies: 15
Views: 2521

Cirath... Have you ever known another MMO to release so few levels, though? You can get to 10th level in 3 days. The number of levels is a bit misleading, since you neglect to mention ranks. It could be argued that there are 50 levels. However, it is a bit easy (though most MMOs are this way) to le...
by Cirath
Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Tabletop Gaming?
Replies: 37
Views: 6596

3.5 homebrew campaign setting. Been going for about a year and a half now (this particular campaign, that is), but recently moved online when the DM and one of the players moved out of state. So far the transition has been fairly smooth.
by Cirath
Tue Sep 19, 2006 8:46 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Finally, Gaming Without the Timesinks
Replies: 3
Views: 673

My brother used to run this on his computer day and night several years ago. I am just as ashamed of its existence now as I was then.
by Cirath
Tue Sep 19, 2006 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Latest D&D PC game?
Replies: 15
Views: 2521

Limiting PC's to level 10 is just a slap in the face, imo. In every MMO I have played or heard of, they start with a lower level cap than they intend (or raise it later on for other reasons). The same is true for DDO. The level cap is supposed to be increasing in late September/October from what I'...
by Cirath
Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: ARRRRRRRRR you ready!?
Replies: 22
Views: 2721

Yar! Shiver me timbers!
by Cirath
Tue Sep 19, 2006 12:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Latest D&D PC game?
Replies: 15
Views: 2521

D&D Online is terrible, don't bother. They're missing several core classes (Monks, Druids) and races (Gnomes, Half-Everything). And the power curve of the game is just retarded, the max level is 10 and 10th level characters have +5 vorpal swords. Neverwinter Nights is your best bet, until NWN2 ...
by Cirath
Mon Sep 18, 2006 11:54 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Character Attributes
Replies: 107
Views: 47963

Lathander wrote:Undead characters exist in 3.5, just look at Libris Mortis. I don't know if this is exactly how Shev is doing it, but it does exist in 3.5.


Of course, that book makes undead gods among breathing meat-sacks, so some tweaking may be in order.
by Cirath
Mon Sep 18, 2006 1:38 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: !Magic and Similar
Replies: 9
Views: 1517

Actually... would it be that difficult to negate the effects of worn magical items? I don't even know if the game keeps track of naked stats, but it seems like it wouldn't be that difficult to force stats to remain at "naked" state for all purposes besides that of armor. Would this affect...
by Cirath
Sat Sep 16, 2006 9:22 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: !Magic and Similar
Replies: 9
Views: 1517

Re: !Magic and Similar

If the latter, then the magical properties of items should be negated, as well. That means no key-worded magic, no wearing items to get a magical ability, no procs, etc. Personally, I'd just be tickled if !magic meant no casting and no added abilities from worn equipment... like +str, detect magic,...
by Cirath
Mon Sep 11, 2006 7:26 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Feature Ideas and Requests for 2.0
Replies: 20
Views: 7583

could work like divine blessing where it's alignment dependant. Of course, then they would convieniently forget to armor anyone not of their alignment. Speaking of alignment, how about using the ethos/alignment system that pen and paper uses. That way you can bring in fun things like axiomatic weap...
by Cirath
Sun Sep 10, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 29350

IF we're going 3.5 shouldn't you end up with Blackguards Possibly, though I would hope it wouldn't be treated as a prestige class. Personally, I would be happy if only the spell list got looked at. I mean, really, harm at ninth circle? Even rangers get better than that. In fact, if they'd created a...
by Cirath
Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Post yer stats
Replies: 23
Views: 2274

I thought in D&D there were limits to total number of points you could have anyhow. Doesn't that work somewhat IRL too? :p You don't see many extremely intelligent bodybuilders with a PHD who can pound down vodka liters :) Real life doesn't need to be balanced, and there are no rules saying you...
by Cirath
Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:00 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 29350

Gantoris wrote:Within a MUD setting as a ranger you get figher HP...


Cleric/monk hp, not fighter.

Shevarash wrote:1) Rangers will be cool


Is that allowed? Does that mean I can rally for anti-paladins now (including maybe a name change for that class)?
by Cirath
Fri Sep 08, 2006 5:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Funniest porno names
Replies: 29
Views: 3753

I couldn't decide which was funniest. Don't worry, it's just text.
by Cirath
Fri Sep 08, 2006 5:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Crocodile Hunter
Replies: 39
Views: 6250

Corth wrote: Wouldn't it be inconvenient for him to walk out of the water with a huge live stingray hanging out of his heart?


Inconvenient, yes, but what a great conversation piece at parties!
by Cirath
Thu Sep 07, 2006 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Crocodile Hunter
Replies: 39
Views: 6250

Fatal stings extremely rare, with only 17 recorded stingray deaths in Australia since 1969 how's that for odds of dying by stingray.. That depends. You didn't list the total number of reported stings since 1969. If it's 17 out of 100,000, then yes, it's rare. If it's 17 out of 20, then not so much.
by Cirath
Wed Sep 06, 2006 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Crocodile Hunter
Replies: 39
Views: 6250

Sometimes I hope that this bbs has more than its fair share of morons. It would be very disheartening to conclude that the world at large is populated by such a high ratio of imbeciles. Specifically, I'm referring to Cirath. :) Since I am so mentally deficient, you are going to have to explain this...
by Cirath
Wed Sep 06, 2006 2:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Crocodile Hunter
Replies: 39
Views: 6250

Minofagal wrote:he had a really unique way of grabbing you and pulling you into his passion for animals.


Seemed to me more like he just had a really standard way of being loud and annoying.
by Cirath
Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Battlestar Galactica Discussion (Spoilers)
Replies: 22
Views: 2196

To some degree, BSG has been a bit of a retelling of the original. With the new twist on the planet, it should finally be going into uncharted territory. The question is, will that be good or bad? Considering that, from what I saw of the original, it was only ever any good before they found Earth, ...
by Cirath
Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Post yer stats
Replies: 23
Views: 2274

Considering that ten is supposed to be human average for all stats, I think that either the test is off, or only the super human among us is taking it.
by Cirath
Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Crocodile Hunter
Replies: 39
Views: 6250

No one can honestly say they didn't see this coming. He has been begging for it for years. Maybe his kids will be bright enough not to provoke potentially dangerous animals for fun.
by Cirath
Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Introducing Xolan and Kesena's first child!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 1895

No bill, no webbed feat, no feathers. He must take after his mother.
by Cirath
Fri Sep 01, 2006 3:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: I need help steling the internet so I can mud from home!
Replies: 10
Views: 1318

In the time its taking you to figure out a solution to your problem, you could earn well over $40. Go hang out around a home depot and offer to do manual labor for $10 an hour off the books. Thats less than the illegals make. Four hours and your mud addiction will be satisfied! Hell, just dress in ...
by Cirath
Fri Sep 01, 2006 3:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: What's wrong with people these days
Replies: 12
Views: 967

Actually, Cirath, public resources are a lot like health insurance. If everybody who had a policy used it constantly then every insurance company would go bankrupt. The costs of those who use it are offset by those who pay for the service but very rarely use it. If you file a lot of fraudulent clai...
by Cirath
Thu Aug 31, 2006 9:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: What's wrong with people these days
Replies: 12
Views: 967

Presumably he pays his taxes, and therefore has earned use of those services. To fine him in addition to jail time is punishing him twice for the same crime.
by Cirath
Thu Aug 31, 2006 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: What's wrong with people these days
Replies: 12
Views: 967

That's actually kind of depressing. He might go to jail (where he would at least be able to get a date with little problem) for fraud, which is fine, but to be fined $30,000 for "wasting everyone's time" is just ridiculous. Not to mention the $50,000 bail. For that money, he could have had professio...
by Cirath
Wed Aug 30, 2006 4:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Some people really suck, 2
Replies: 11
Views: 1302

I really must find out who their defense attourney is. Just in case I every have any legal trouble, I want someone that good defending me. But if it makes you feel any better, I am sure that being convicted for "gross abuse of a corpse" will make life in prison interesting for him.
by Cirath
Mon Aug 28, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Character Attributes
Replies: 107
Views: 47963

Latreg wrote:From the way the new design sounds all the charts will be the same for every race etc, just the cost per point will differ.


Not even the cost per point differs. Just the racial adjustments.
by Cirath
Sun Aug 27, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Someone will know
Replies: 21
Views: 2526

Erm... bars used to sell beer by the quart all the time, Shev. The evidence is rife in English novels, and the practise was even carried over to the states, surviving at least till around the Great Depression. My grandmother used to run a tavern and sold beer by the quart to sailors and loggers up ...
by Cirath
Sat Aug 26, 2006 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Someone will know
Replies: 21
Views: 2526

The army did develop a fieldration ham sandwhich tho, which contains no dairy products, is processed under extremely sterile conditions, is heavily irradiated until less than 1000th of a percent of any orginal microbes are surviving, and is then vacuum packed in a heavy duty wrapper. It lasts five ...
by Cirath
Sat Aug 26, 2006 3:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: BBS Contest: Items on a Theme
Replies: 5
Views: 845

Lilira wrote:black hose (container.. dagger enclosed)


So, should I even ask why the bride should be packing a blade?
by Cirath
Sat Aug 26, 2006 3:43 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Only Once in our Lifetime...
Replies: 8
Views: 1308

Re: Only Once in our Lifetime...

Duna wrote:That's pretty convenient to see something that no human being has seen in recorded history.


Even if it weren't three years late, it seems like quite a fuss over a big red rock.
by Cirath
Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A fine toy!
Replies: 5
Views: 589

The use of the depleted-uranium round is controversial, with some reports linking its use to health problems among both survivors of DUP attacks... Maybe it's just me, but I am pretty sure that if you are going to shoot someone (especially with something as expensive as those bullets are bound to b...
by Cirath
Thu Aug 24, 2006 10:21 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Character Attributes
Replies: 107
Views: 47963

Tasan wrote:2 2h wielding ogres having to sac dex for str, but gaining that ability etc.


It would be easier to just add weapon sizes (though I expect that the halfling and gnome rogues and warriors would not like this at all), or the monkey grip feat. Or both.
by Cirath
Thu Aug 24, 2006 6:17 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Character Attributes
Replies: 107
Views: 47963

Strength - Bonus to Melee Hit/Damage , Carry Capacity And bonus to thrown weapon damage Intellegence - Bonus Skill Points, Wizards get bonus spell slots and wizard spells DC (the saving throw) is incrased by INT, numerous skills are based on this stat This is also the primary stat for psionics (or,...
by Cirath
Thu Aug 24, 2006 1:09 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0 and the Racewars?
Replies: 31
Views: 5785

Gantoris wrote:What is a Barbarian Warrior? In 3.5 that would be a multiclass :P


Not if you substitute neaderthal for barbarian.
by Cirath
Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Someone will know
Replies: 21
Views: 2526

Re: Someone will know

It spoils. And I bet you wouldn't eat fifty year old honey. - nice try. Oh, and you still need honey to make mead. "Liquid honey does not spoil. Because of its high sugar concentration, it kills bacteria by plasmolysis. Natural airborne yeasts cannot become active in it because the moisture content...

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