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Please post all quest threads on /qst/


Quest threads that are posted on /tg/ will be removed.

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After playing 5e for some time I've really gotten nostalgic for the powers of 4e. In 5e if you aren't a magic-user you don't have much mechanical utility, especially in battle, and after so many encounters of just running up and hitting stuff it's really started to get to me. I will admit lack of options has really made me more creative with what I do in battle, but there's only so much I can think of off the cuff.
Does anyone else miss the combat "powers" enough to wish for their return?
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Spell Focus

-2 penalty to any saving throws made against an effect from a wizard spell you cast

No other controller gets anything like it
Another point where 5e would be better without multiclassing is actually related to the action economy; 2 levels for fighter Action Surge is worth it for basically everyone but absolute purists.

There are the abilities you simply can not make available early/cheap in a system where you are free to mix and match stuff (pointbuys, level by level multiclass) but you are allowed to do them in strict class based systems.

Point in case, stacking all the striker features, or combining them with fighter marks in 4e (which is how essentials hybrids become the most optimized damage dealers), which are all first level abilities.
What makes this most depressing is that basically everyone liked Expertise Dice Fighter. Everyone.

I can't stress this enough. The playtest forum was basically a mixed group of 3.PF, 4e, and the occasional TSR player, and basically everyone was in agreement that Expertise Dice was good. It's bonkers that they'd get rid of it, though mostly because Mearls was still assblasted that the community basically forced him to give Fighters options at gunpoint.
>though mostly because Mearls was still assblasted that the community basically forced him to give Fighters options at gunpoint.
Right, must've been just after he hexed your cows to give soured milk.
>Martials have no daily powers, additional Encounter powers instead. Can mix and match them however they like. All Martial powers are Reliable.
I'd let only Fighters have reliable, but yeah.

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Hi, I'm afraid my reference isn't very good, but I'll describe to the best of my ability.
M y character is a bugbear whose parents were killed by a pair of elven rangers when he was a child, and subsequently raised by them. During the course of his upbringing he became a knight of the fey, protecting nature with his strength. He is able to summon armor and weapons of similar theme to the ones pictured, made from all sorts of bark, leaves and thorns.
He usually has a calm smile, but for the most part he is a standard hairy bugbear. He tries to keep his hair in check but it usually outsmarts him. He's a big guy., That's all I guess.
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Yeah that is golden man! Thanks a bunch! I agree with the Color/space idea and it turned out marvelously! And since no color was used too much, it doesn't look messy, I think. My players will definitely love this
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What >>53411999 and >>53412033 said.
you're too pure for this world

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Welcome to the shining soon to be cyberpunk oceanic blindspot city of Earth Kek

Last Thread : >>53356256

Worm CYOA was made by 3_tankista, who probably does not browse this thread

OOC irc at https://www.rizon.net/chat on #WMCYOA
Pastebin : https://pastebin.com/v9N1nhm3
Google Drive : https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B4HBOzQub8_5TURaY25ucThDR3c
Drive Drop : https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B4HBOzQub8_5UE14QjhCQ21xTDQ?usp=sharing

Info from the first thread by Hastet [CONTAINS RP RULES, if you want to join]
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>Negentropy is a no go because the entities lose all incentive to hand out powers if they’ve developed immortality.
Oh, forgot gifts
I mean, nigh immortal with eternal power that can grow? I'll deal with endbringers by myself eventually, so capes should not be ruining the life of people too much.
Who knows, maybe the 3rd wants its own endbringer. In death to supernatural kind of way.
>No drop-ins or gifts – let’s keep it in-character.

Ignore me if you don't plan to do anything with the RP.
Probably missed that part. Well, I probably should specify Case 53. Its a fox.

Also, its tempting to replace endbringer target with numb emotions and slaughterhouse target, since that would be closer to the character image I've chosen.

And replace budget costume with pictured bodysuit

Ork faction focus is comming up next. About time! What are your expectations /tg/?

>Another fine article from Frankie there… wait… what’s that? Can you hear that, off in the distance? Sounds like a Waaagh! is headed this way… come back on Thursday to learn about Orks in the new edition.
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Mega nobz will need some serious work to become viable. 3 wounds and an invul save or a drastic price drop.
Article is up

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try that in... like, 16 or 17 hours from now
My expectations.

Choppas add +1 str, -1 ap. Diffirentiate them from shootas.
Shootas can run and shoot at minus 1 to hit.
Meganobz go up to 4 wounds, since there is no invun.
Mobs numbering 12+ ignore battleshock.
Waaaagh! Grants charge rerolls and run/charge for a turn, everyone ignores battleshock.
Warbosses instill fear, or commisar blam some nearby squads who fail battleshock.
kustom force fields to go back to cover saves
eavy armor still being too expensive to justify over just getting more boyz.
And basically everything getting more awesomer.
Also we better have decent looted vehicle rules this time.

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Imagine a world populated by millions of tiny city-states.
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Also for Wren's plans a shit-ton of people would have to sell their property - hence most things were built exactly where they were before.

Also I understand that Wren, like a lot of visionaries, was a bit difficult to work with, and hence he got shitcanned
This but communist-era Eastern Bloc.
>I'm suprised no one has posted any Ancap memes yet.
Luckily, most of the faggots on /tg/ are the good kind, so we might go the whole thread without any /pol/ garbage.
A traffic island, like
said, where you'd have to cross dual lane motorways to get anywhere. The worst parts of Dublin are the areas where you have to wait a half hour to cross because of traffic on a dual lane road, but the majority of the city centre is crossed by alleys or pedestrian streets, making it really easy to walk from one end to the other.
Here's an interesting bit of history: back when Detroit was a new city it had a massive amount of planning going into it with a crazy cool design. Part of the original design was followed up to a point in the formative years and then eventually people said "eh fuck it":



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Your GM lets you play a song once a session to get a big bonus to your next roll. What song would you play?
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Through the Fire and Flames
1980s cyberpunk game


Can't think of anything better
Considering I can't play any instruments, I'd give "We Will Rock You" a hot go.
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Depends on what I'm playing. I'd try to find a song that suit the general idea behind my character. For example, assuming my typical swords & sorcery type fantasy setting:




Can't think of any more off the top of my head, but you get the idea.

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D&D 5th Edition General Discussion

>Download Unearthed Arcana: Revised Subclasses:

>Official Survey on Unearthed Arcana: Revised Subclasses:


>/5eg/ Mega Trove:

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>The OP has been triggered /pol/ on purpose
Are you blind? The OP is both the triggered and the triggee. It's a samefag.

This poster: >>53414517 to be specific.

Goggle of night.
I wanna play in person, but my friends have no interest. Gonna go to the a game shop this weekend and see if they have any groups.
I found a really cool IRL group through >>53414563. You don't have to play online, and you don't have to talk to game store people.
I'm not the op, you blithering fucking retard, but I hate insufferable pieces of shit. Keep your delusions you fucking autist.

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What social status would Futanari/hermaphrodite have? Similar to women or better?

>It is assumed that one of three people is a hermaphrodite.
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They don't actually need to be big and strong, finding the most suitable mate is a completely ordinary motivation that you'll find in basically every sexually reproducing species. That said they do need a good reason to roam so far from home and being unable to breed with each other is a more all-encompassing choice than taboo since the latter raises the question of how they handle raging hormones, episodes of lowered inhibitions, and simple desperation.

>Shit, if we're going fulll /d/ maybe these Futazons have to find both a worthy 'wife' and 'husband'.
This is good shit. Why look for only one "best mate" if you have two wildly different categories of potential mate with very different qualifications of fitness?
>I'm have a hard time understanding how you came to this conclusion.

Potential types of threads on /tg/:

>Content creation threads
>Troll threads
>Quest threads

If quest threads are allowed to return to /tg/, and you claim that "we'd have the same number of troll threads and also quests", then logically it follows that the people making content creation threads would start making quest threads, since the number of troll threads wouldn't increase and the total number of non-sticky threads couldn't rise above 150.

Therefore, the questfags that you hate so much are actually the people who make all the things we enjoy on /tg/ besides troll threads.
Quest threads are troll threads though, since they exist only to shit up the board and marginalize real content.
Tales of Magisterium University had a race that worked like that. Most relationships were 3 way and everything was about holy trinitys. Futa psychic Drow. Great, now I need to try reading that book again.
>Quest threads are troll threads though
Nah, they're clearly two different categories of threads, according to >>53414100

Can't argue with logic.

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Does intelligence measure your level of education, your quick wit, your logic and deduction skills, or your imagination?

Is wisdom all about your senses and perception, your common sense, your willpower, or your sanity?

Does charisma rate your appearance, your likeability, your force of personality, or your confidence?

Last time on Song of Swords:
Damaged Russian goods
Old Zell sensei and his student
James posts more lore (who even reads that?)

Song of Swords is a a tabletop RPG centered around realistic medieval fightan' with a ludicrous variety of weapons and fighting styles, centered around a dice pool system. It's currently in beta, and can be used for both fantasy and historical games. The Kickstarter was nearly 300% funded, and we're on the fast track to kicking ass baby.

Call of the Void: Ballad of the Laser Whales is a pulpy sci-fi tabletop RPG about fighting space-nazis and hunting giant whales with harpoons made out of the moon. Its combat system is more modern, based in the early 20th century, but can probably handle combat up to the present day.

MEGA folder containing current version of the game and all supplementary materials.
Note that the latest version of the game is v1.9.9 but with additional supplements.

Here's a wiki detailing SoS's fantasy setting, getting filled up bit by bit as Jimmy reveals more details:

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quoted from?
Jimmy, on Chinese controlling Africa.
Good mod. The creator is an asshole, though.
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Why are all our heroes such unrepentant assholes?
Jimmy, how do the different cultures of vosca feel about polygamy?

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>Hercules Method is going to leave you significantly stronger than any non-Primarch.
How stronk are Primarchs?
It varies. Primarchs like Magnus and Vulkan can wrestle with dragons and orks the size of Titans.
>Khorne learns about THE METHOD
>Suddenly misc. gifts of brass weapons, mutations and antimagic keep showing up whenever you go into battle
>His mortal champions show up on your doorstep demanding you train them into martial perfection or die trying
>His daemons start hailing you as Khorne's newest avatar in the materium

You have to be careful abuot using the Method in 40k, psychic meme magic is dangerous stuff
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In Kotor I was a force-sensitive mandalorian and helped reestablish my clan in the Hapes Cluster, overthrowing the fledgling Hapes Consortium and sealing the borders ~960 years ahead of schedule.

3000 years later I return not long after the Mandalorian Civil War and reassume the mantle of Mandalore. Assembling the clans of the Hapes Cluster I launched an assualt on Mandalore Space while occupying the Brental system, holding the students of the Republic Futures Program hostage, and blockading the Perlemian Trade Route and the Hydian Way hyperlanes. Being pacifists the New Mandalorian security forces were quickly overwhelmed and their government dismantled.

The Old Republic was not prepared for conflict, it's defense forces were poorly funded and spread across the galaxy while a failing government scrambled with how to respond. In a round of negotiations I demanded that all of Mandalorian Space would become my sovereign territory in exchange for ceasing the occupation of Brentaal IV, the blockade, and letting the Republic claim they rescued the hostages in a rescue mission. It didn't take too long for them to agree to the terms.

The ramifications of the Brentaal Conflict were further loss of faith in the Old Republic government, a resurgent Mandalorian Empire on the doorstep of 2 of the 5 major hyperlanes, and large increase in military spending by the senate. Palpatine was able to use the fear of Mandalore to push military expenditures and build a defense force to guard the borders of our space. This resulted in higher taxes and costs on member worlds which created more discontent and helping the rise of the Confederacy. I

Much like in the canon Clone War the Mandalorians kept out of the war for the most part, mercenary groups being the exception. It wasn't until late in the second year that we sided with the Republic. Given our history of killing Jedi, Palpatine covertly hires us as Jedi Hunters and assassinate troublesome individuals.

Oya Manda!
Code Lyoko, Star Trek, 40k, Transformers, or Halo.

>Techno-organic machines
Star Trek or Ben 10.

>reasonable size for a miniature supercomputer
Get the miniaturization Tinker ability from Worm and/or SCP-914. You could probably make supercomputers the size of wristwatches.

Alternatively DC/Young Justice has Motherboxes and Reach Scarabs witch are incredibly powerful and compact computer devices.

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For being the 2 biggest threats to the setting, we don't really get a lot of head to head matchups between chaos and tyranids. Anyone have good lore on these battle happening?
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The wars that Tyranids start feed Khorne, you dweep. That was the point of that sentence.
>You litterally and unironically linked me to a highlight of a sentence that says "the most powerful creatures of the warp are teh khoos gods"

That's the first paragraph. There are three paragraphs to read, is that too much? Anyway, the third paragraph shows Slaanesh slapping the Hive Mind aside.

>The Warp shitting himself at Guilliman coming back forever proves the superiority of the Materium over the chaos realms.

Nope, it isn't that the warp shat itself, it's that Guilliman changed fate. The Tyranids never changed fate, they've been coming since the Horus Heresy and the Chaos Gods have known this, and saw that they were of no consequence to their apocalypse plan.

You know, if you clearly aren't able to hold a proper gentlemanly argument on the internet, perhaps it is time for you to leave and reconsider the reason why you even started posting in the first place.
>So either it doesn't mean what you just said or the orks are elemental and unstoppable.

Orks are often presented that way, yes. There are reasons WAAAGH!s are considered a big deal.

>And they can't stand up to daemons why in that case?

Arithmetic. Orks are material creatures and so are finite, Daemons are more numerous. Thus it would be the clash of two tides, and the daemon tide is bigger.

It's not nitpicked. It's basic lore in the setting. You straight out lied and ignored the fact that Tyranid DO NOT cut off the Chaos Gods from real space.

I mean in the thread we have Slaanesh casually pushing the Hivemind aside to devour the souls of the Eldar dying on a maiden world being invaded by the Tyranids. This shows that you are full of shit and that you lost the argument before you began. So your only recourse is " THIS LORE DOESn'T COUNT WAAAH"

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Also, how powerful is the bionicle universe in comparison to other sci-fi universes? How would they fare if discovered by an Imperial Navy Fleet?

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