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by Cirath
Fri Apr 20, 2007 11:02 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Weapon Enchantments
Replies: 56
Views: 16595

You know, considering the number of times the concern of people taking already extremely powerful existing weapons and customizing them out the wazoo, I get the feeling that this quote is getting overlooked: Of course, every weapon can only take so much enchanting. Each weapon has a maximum number o...
by Cirath
Sun Apr 15, 2007 12:17 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

Also, I don't know if it has been covereed, but how will Damage Reduction work in 2.0? Will it exist? Shev said the following in response to a question I had about damage reduction earlier in this very thread: but remember that we will use a strictly percentage based damage reduction system here - ...
by Cirath
Fri Apr 13, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hunting.
Replies: 9
Views: 1208

I prefer the Hawkeye/Green Arrow approach. Sure, hitting something in the eye at a quarter mile is impressive, but that doesn't mean gadget arrows aren't fun!
by Cirath
Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hunting.
Replies: 9
Views: 1208

I like how the makers of this 'broadhead' try to lean on the idea that this is a more humane way to kill a turkey. LOL. I'm sure that was what they had in mind when they developed it...a more humane way to hunt... I expect the concept has nothing to do with being humane, and everything to do with t...
by Cirath
Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hunting.
Replies: 9
Views: 1208

I want one. Or fifty.
by Cirath
Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Emergency Services Important Call-Outs #35
Replies: 22
Views: 2800

"Metallica may be a cool name for a heavy metal band, but a Swedish couple is struggling to convince officials it is also suitable for a baby girl." Please tell me that this became an issue because someone got anal about copyright laws, and that the Sweedish government doesn't have to app...
by Cirath
Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

With the introduction of costomizable weapon enchantments, and possibly more liberal identification rules, will there be any way to learn what an existing proc for a weapon does when identifying it (other than "waving it around to see if its magic")? As it stands, the vague names listed on...
by Cirath
Mon Apr 02, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Weapon Enchantments
Replies: 56
Views: 16595

Obviously, while some procs are still, in theory, specific to certain items, the magic behind owning a procing weapon is gone. A "token" can be rewarded through a quest or zone that grants a specific or random enchantment. If you still have to quest or zone for it, then how is it any less...
by Cirath
Sun Apr 01, 2007 3:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Your top 3 internet language peeves (cue Ragorn)
Replies: 8
Views: 1478

1) "Leet" speak.

2) "Leet" speak.

3) I'll give you three guesses what the last one is.
by Cirath
Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Weapon Enchantments
Replies: 56
Views: 16595

The "spell storage" sounds interesting and might be a way to help with some of this, but only if done in a way that scales enough. Some suggestions for way to do the recharge part Assuming that this enchantment doesn't differ much from the tabletop version, I think you worrying a bit too ...
by Cirath
Fri Mar 23, 2007 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hard up or what?
Replies: 3
Views: 763

So... which part was wrong? The killing or the beastiality? I only ask because I am wondering if I should pick a different hobby.
by Cirath
Fri Mar 23, 2007 6:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: cricket
Replies: 7
Views: 1546

sok wrote:they only play 50 overs, each over consist of 6 balls.


I'd just like to point out that the key word in this sentence that prooves you are deranged is "only."
by Cirath
Thu Mar 22, 2007 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: cricket
Replies: 7
Views: 1546

That's sort of like racing your pet rocks, because turtles move too fast to follow.
by Cirath
Tue Mar 20, 2007 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Roleplayers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1453

Wait, aren't we supposed to conform to the Hong Kong action movie laws?
by Cirath
Tue Mar 06, 2007 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Aww...
Replies: 5
Views: 903

And yet my hatred of ramen lives on
by Cirath
Sun Mar 04, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Pwipe Please
Replies: 126
Views: 32873

But, if you are just going to put more time into it anyway...
by Cirath
Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hows that for a kick in the balls?
Replies: 23
Views: 1898

Don't worry, Cirath I wont argue with you about this .. you have your views, I have my own, or you have never been married or dont have kids or have no views on parental responsibility, nor have you read anything I typed .. or something :) I am not looking for an argument, but rather answers to que...
by Cirath
Wed Feb 28, 2007 3:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hows that for a kick in the balls?
Replies: 23
Views: 1898

Cirath, child support is a different thing ENTIRELY than alimony .. Child support should continue until the child is 18, period .. My point was that requiring a parent to pay child support is proof that the child is not with the parent that is capable of supporting it. As for manditory child suppor...
by Cirath
Tue Feb 27, 2007 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hows that for a kick in the balls?
Replies: 23
Views: 1898

You are expected to keep her in the fashion that she was used to. And therein lies one of the biggest problems with the system. To hell with what she is accustomed to, luxuries should not be taken into account. Alimony should never provide more than the bare minimum needed to get by on a day to day...
by Cirath
Tue Feb 27, 2007 12:25 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

Considering all the concern over speciallization, I thought this might be a relevant question: Would I be correct in assuming that a wizard does not have to speciallize and can remain a generallist, with access to all the spell schools (with the exception of a few high end quest spells from each sch...
by Cirath
Tue Feb 27, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hows that for a kick in the balls?
Replies: 23
Views: 1898

Personally, I have to say that alimony in general is a huge load of crap. It is effectively privately funded welfare, that not only encourages laziness, but also encourages the greedy, gold-digging aspect of human nature. If the dissolution of a marriage is supposed to sever all ties and responsibil...
by Cirath
Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:08 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Player Knowledge of Items (2.0?)
Replies: 9
Views: 1441

How do they do it now then if you have to keep track of your saves and other dice rolls if you don't know what the stuff your wearing does? The DM makes the necissary adjustments, or just won't let you use something you havent identified. Gennerally speaking though, putting something on that you ha...
by Cirath
Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:05 am
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: Player Knowledge of Items (2.0?)
Replies: 9
Views: 1441

He pulled the Neverwinter Nights card! Someone get the torches and pitchforks!
by Cirath
Sat Feb 17, 2007 11:36 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

Re: Skills

Will spending time to maximize certain skills in each class have any relevance in 2.0? Meaning, if I spend now 304 hours to max out 1h misc, will it show as being 'maxed' in 2.0? Or will the system be so different that it will not matter in the least? Unless I am horribly mistaken, there will be no...
by Cirath
Sat Feb 17, 2007 2:15 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

Akadees - That's hardly specific to trolls. It's a function of all creatures with regeneration. In 3.5, there are quite a few spells that either kill regenerating creatures without resorting to hit point damage (e.g. enervation), or destroy the remains and do not allow them to regenerate (disintegr...
by Cirath
Sat Feb 17, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Stats and Assumptions in 2.0
Replies: 2
Views: 915

Also consider that what you originally rolled for your character's stats will mean nothing, since the stat system is moving to point buy, and you will have to rework them anyway.
by Cirath
Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

Shevarash wrote:darkvision will work jsut as ultra does now.


I hope you don't mean that it will blind you in lit rooms, in addition to letting you see in the dark.
by Cirath
Thu Feb 15, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Financial Gains and Moral Losses
Replies: 8
Views: 1235

Not only do I think it is a good idea, but I wish I had thought of it first. People will be worthless, heartless sleeze-balls no matter how much you dislike it. At least this way, someone else can benefit from their misdeeds. Besides, it isn't exactly the first example of professional lying.
by Cirath
Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:46 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

Will infravision be replaced by darkvision and low-light vision? If so, how will low-light vision work?
by Cirath
Sun Feb 11, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

Will clerics, particularly evil clerics, be able to animate dead?

Will charm spells be capable of affecting something more potent than a squirrel?
by Cirath
Fri Feb 09, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

This may be more of a general area building question, but... In the past there has been a pretty serious lack of use for any spells or abilities that target good alignments (unholy word, unholy aura, protection from good, dispel good, unholy avenger procs, etc). Is there any plan to balance out mob ...
by Cirath
Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Ranger Alignment
Replies: 53
Views: 8757

It's like saying using a duck call to lure them in closer and shoot them :P Of course, a Ranger would never do that. :P Unless he was Evil. Not sure even an evil one would do that. Good or evil they'd want to protect their little area... its how they go about doing it that should determine the alig...
by Cirath
Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Neverwinter Nights 2
Replies: 9
Views: 1077

While this may be a bit off topic (not to mention resurecting an old thread) I have just picked up Neverwinter Nights again after a significant absence from the game, and I wondered if any of you could provide me with the names or directions to decent player-made campaigns that I could pick up, as I...
by Cirath
Thu Feb 08, 2007 2:42 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

With the opening up of class/race combonation restrictions, will classes previously offered only to one side (druids, psionicists, rangers, dire raiders, paladins, anti-paladins, bards, battlechanters) be offered to both? Sure, some of the roles overlap, but they perform the tasks in slightly differ...
by Cirath
Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Q&A
Replies: 352
Views: 81563

With the adjustment of the melee, ranged and spell systems, will classes be as flexible in their roles as is possible in tabletop? For example, will it be possible to play a fighter or cleric that provides significant offense, rather than just soaking damage? Or will all the classes be pigeonholed i...
by Cirath
Tue Feb 06, 2007 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: More cans o' worms!
Replies: 6
Views: 782

I have no problem with suicide. It's attempted suicide that bugs me. If you are going to do it, then do it right and free up living space for the rest of us.
by Cirath
Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Real ID
Replies: 28
Views: 3059

Personally, I don't have a problem with this plan, so long as my driver's liscense renewal costs roughly the same after the change as it did before. Of course, since I deal in cash almost exclusively, and am perhaps the last person on earth that an identity thief would want to victimize, I may not b...
by Cirath
Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: The Deniers
Replies: 4
Views: 773

So long as I dont fry or freeze in my lifetime, they can decide whichever way makes them happy.
by Cirath
Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: So you think your memory's good?
Replies: 1
Views: 644

Well, first, you have to rewind your life and be born autistic...
by Cirath
Mon Feb 05, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Meow!
Replies: 3
Views: 896

If that's the definition of "very loving" then I have a few very loving ex-girlfriends up for adoption, too
by Cirath
Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: This is slightly disturbing.
Replies: 3
Views: 939

At least she is only a potential stalker for imaginary characters.
by Cirath
Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Justice as percieved in America
Replies: 48
Views: 7757

Bring back hanging as a standard form of execution. It is simple, effective, and, above all, cheap. What adult is idiotic enough to work for $8.23 an hour? Seriously, it is impossible to do it and you'd have to be stupid and irresponsible to try to have kids and have a main job at Wal*Mart. Hell, se...
by Cirath
Fri Jan 26, 2007 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: "It'd be funny if it weren't so sad."
Replies: 36
Views: 3865

Castrate pedofiles when there's no doubt, I really cant see any other way they can be "CURED". Curing criminal behavior implies that it is a disease, rather than a choice. Also consider that castration only has any effect on males, and for the most part that effect is either extremely tra...
by Cirath
Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: RP-Quest Discussion
Topic: RP Flavor!
Replies: 3
Views: 3452

Re: RP Flavor!

BTW, there are a few people out there who are more than willing to help write up descripts. :-) I'd be happy to help, just drop me a mmail or PM. As it happens, I used to write up descriptions for others. It might even be the case that I could be persuaded to do so again, if you wanted to start pro...
by Cirath
Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: "It'd be funny if it weren't so sad."
Replies: 36
Views: 3865

Ambar wrote:Laugh as you will, male rape does occur ..


Why would anyone laugh? It isn't even an unusual sort of thing.
by Cirath
Tue Jan 23, 2007 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: "It'd be funny if it weren't so sad."
Replies: 36
Views: 3865

Yes, but murder and sexual deviants aren't quite on the same level of thought process. Murder is more often the result of more spontaneous thought. Sexual deviants can spend lots of time staking out places or people... I dunno... I think a lot of the reason murderers aren't afraid is because of all...
by Cirath
Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: "It'd be funny if it weren't so sad."
Replies: 36
Views: 3865

What will be the concrete age that will determine the borderline between child and adult? The same question occured to me. I would be particularly interested to those who claim a profound hatred for pedophiles. What is the line that separates sick and depraved from just a little weird or inappropri...
by Cirath
Sun Jan 21, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: "It'd be funny if it weren't so sad."
Replies: 36
Views: 3865

Actually, the whole thing is extremely funny. The best part must have been the look on the two older men's faces when they realized that they were apparently into adults the whole time, and could have avoided jail time by investing in a bic razor and a few revlon products. On the up side (for them, ...
by Cirath
Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: 3.5 Psionics
Replies: 1
Views: 804

I played a campaign into the mid-teens as a kineticist. For any one fight he was like a tiny god after about third level, but considering the amount of times I used the augment feature, I tended to burn through power points at an alarming rate when it actually came to battle. Of course, I spent most...
by Cirath
Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: PROTIP: Sell all your phone company stock
Replies: 16
Views: 1677

what is up with smaller phones? we all need bigger phones sothat if someone 6 states away sneezes it dont break. besides i have a hard enough time keeping track of my keys let alone a phone the size of a quarter.... I can honestly say I have never lost my phone. It is always on a table, attatched t...

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