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Gonna split some souls like I split some legs edition.

>What is /awg/?
A thread to talk about minis and games which fall between the cracks, or people's homebrew wargames. /hwg/ doesn't entertain fantasy (for good reason) and the other threads are locked to very specific games, so this thread isn't tied to a game, or a genre, lets talk about fun wargames.

Any scale, any genre, any company, any minis. Skirmishers welcome. Rules designers welcome.

>Examples of games that qualify
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_miniature_wargames
Grimdark Future, Age of Fantasy, Mighty Armies, Dragon Rampant, Of Gods and Mortals, Frostgrave, Hordes of the Things, Songs of Blades and Heroes, Freebooter's Fate, Dark Age, LotR and anything that doesn't necessarily have a dedicated thread (gorkamundheim).

>Places to get minis
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1D2DbNJ2mYAUxh5P9Pq9NZqS5tXHGn0i2JhZchEwbA2I/edit?usp=sharing

>The Novice Trove

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>200 Mantic zombies
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>>56581760
>Don't need 200 Zombies and 100 skeletons
>Want 200 Zombies and 100 skeletons
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>>56582662
I already own ~130 GW Skeletons and 20 zombies. I want to up the zombies to at least 80, but my autism and 6th ed nostalgia forces me to stick to GW zombies...
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>>56580952

>I was going to get a Crazy Fantasy Box but
>>Hard Plastic Fantasy Sprues from our Dwarfs, Elves, Goblins, Abyssals, or Undead

Hmm, I would have been blissfully aware and probably happily received a box like that, but knowing it's just old stock I might leave it.
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>>56579255
>I blame LaBambaMan for getting my interest back up.
Totally justified.

What did you order? I bought a couple of models to round on my EU and GCC and they arrived within a week.

>>56581049
I wouldn't say they dropped the ball, really. It's just way hard for someone in the U.S. to het their webstore exclusives. I'm sure there are people will tons of disposible income buying the stuff so they're still making their money on it. It just sucks that the only two Batmans (Batmen?) I'd want to run are webstore only.

I'd love to see Gotham by Gaslight Batman in the game, but at this point I'm convinced Knight Models don't want me playing a good guy and would make him a web store exclusive as well.

Why are the Tau so lewd?
Why are the xenos so lewd to the innocent humans?
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>>56581422
Yes it is Nicole.
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>>56581041
Propaganda. Makes it easier to get some fresh gue'vesa.
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>>56581041
Tau are East Asians in space, and much like east Asians on Terra, they can not handle their liquor, and its hard to tell when they are joking, or being serious.

So when she asked him if he would like some blueberry pie after they ate, she meant something that was not pie crusted.
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>>56581769
>So when she asked him if he would like some blueberry pie after they ate, she meant something that was not pie crusted.
But Anon, what's the point of offering pie if they're not going to give any? Is it just normal Xeno culture to offer desert and not serve it?

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Starfinder General /sfg/ - Sleepy Space Edition
Tell About Us Your Campaign!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqJkdsqeDxw

>Links
/pfg/ unified link repository (trove contains all current leaked PDFs in Starfinder folder): https://pastebin.com/fr9piFCi
Cheatsheet: http://paizo.com/paizo/blog/v5748dyo5lk2n?Starfinder-Cheat-Sheet
FAQ: http://paizo.com/starfinder/faq

>/tg/ Fan Made content
Plant race (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_uga6da_8HoNjZvWmVvTWRvSlk/view?usp=sharing)
Fish race (https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxorJiX7ellIWDlTOEtibVZuRUE)
Turtle Race (https://1d4chan.org/wiki/Arocku)

>Things to do:

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Hey! I got a friend that is really into sci-fi so I figured Starfinder would be a good fit, but i'm seeing that all the repositories link the Pathfinder core rules. I take it Starfinder is essentially a re-skinned Pathfinder then?
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>>56581251

Nah, they are just both made by Paizo so they are in the Paizo repositories. Likely becuase it was easier than making one for a game that only has a few books out currently.

I'd recommend HEAVILY against transferring shit from one game to the other as while they got some commonalities they are rather different beasts under the hood.
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>>56581266
A shit, I should of looked better, found it after you said that

Thanks! Will be looking tough the book to see what I can do with it.
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>>56581285

>Thanks! Will be looking tough the book to see what I can do with it.

Cool, best of luck. I'd really repeat that 'Don't transfer shit' thing though. The Starfinder Companion was the first 3rd party book out for Starfinder and did that...and Jesus Christ that book is a shitshow. Everything it transferred is terrible and everything it didn't is worse.

The Alien Archive has some really good tables for helping you make stuff so if you really want a creature from D&D in Starfinder I'd look towards those tables as a guide for remaking it.
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>>56577029

Pity we never got a second season of it. Still, it ends a lot more naturally than say, Big O, so it's still a complete journey just one I'd like to see more of.

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Flames of War SCANS database:
http://www.mediafire.com/?8ciamhs8husms
---Includes our Late War Leviathan rules!
Official Flames of War Free Briefings:
http://www.flamesofwar.com/Default.aspx?tabid=108

Current /tg/ fan projects - Noob Guide &FAQ, and a Podcast
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1eD3nkA51ddl3nmltKg0zsnfrOUhlWgcc4h5aqz-RFqw
Quick Guide on all present FOW Books:
http://www.wargames-romania.ro/wordpress/wargames/flames-of-war/flames-of-war-starting-player-guide-the-books/

Archive of all known Panzer Tracts PDFs: http://www.mediafire.com/folder/nyvobnlg12hoz/Panzer_Tracts

WWII Osprey's, Other Wargames, and Reference Books
https://www.mediafire.com/folder/z8a13ampzzs88/World_War_Two

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>>56582385
I don’t know. There’s little demand for many of us to even buy the book.
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>>56582442
I'm just curious to look at what they've done there.
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>>56582385
As far as I know it hasn’t even been released yet.

The same with Stripes.

Let the books actually come out first, and then we’ll see about getting scans of them.
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>>56582884
They released it on fow digital today
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>>56583212
Ah. Okay. I was not aware.

I’ve been a bit preoccupied with dealing with family in town for Thanksgiving.

But like I said, it usually takes us a little while after a release to get it into our scans database.

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Good afternoon and welcome to a special Thanksgiving edition of /tg/ Scenes from a Hat!
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>>56577390
They are never in the same relative time at this part of the year.
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>>56577390
>The host is a real witch.
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>>56577390
>I said to bring some cole slaw not summon a cold maw!
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>>56577390
>"No, grampa, casting Fireball on it does NOT 'make the turkey cook faster'!"
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Drew carry: "things your dm says when he wants to scare you, and your deepest darkest secret"

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Weeks ago I heard a sneek peek about a Swashbuckler Archetypes in Ultimate Wilderness that allows him to use bows, it should be called Arrow Champion, can anyone confirm that this exist? And also could you paste the class feature of such archetypes? Thanks in advice
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It exists, but it's pretty shit.
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>>56581407
Just as a side note, you're better asking these kinds of questions in /pfg/ (the pathfinder general) than making a thread for it. The whole of UW is available for download in their trove.

With a new set getting closer and closer to release and Alice Cluster and Regalia cancer rotating out, let's have one of these to talk about the current state of the game and how the meta is looking.
What are you playing?
Have you been looking at the game, but are unsure how to get into it?
What are your thoughts on the new spoilers for Advent of the Demon King?

Bring all of your Force of Will discussion here.
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>>56581650
Unfortunately, the latter. The playmat shows Welser, Ayu, and the new art for the three unsealed starters.
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>>56581673
Well its not all bad if they don't take up the ruler slot in the box. I still don't have all the rulers from Ancient Nights.
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>>56580856
I think leaks for the third set confirm that Pandora has a bigger role there.
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>>56581673
Speaking of the three unsealed rulers, what do you think Reiya's other sealed item will do? I've seen people coming up with crackpot theories about how she has some connection to Zero, so maybe it's some kind of ability removal thing like Zero's ruler ability. It looks like a little sunburst as well. It's a stupid theory, but it's all I've got to go on. I hope it's not true though because I'd hate for her Mystery counters to just get dropped.
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>>56580182
>That said, I only picked the game up around with ACN's release and play casually and infrequently, so my opinion is probably worth jack shit.
OP here, I'm in the same boat actually. I'd been looking at getting into the game for a while and learned about it, but I was already heavily involved in a couple of TCGs and didn't need to add another at the time. I've since found time for it and it's pretty nice. One thing I can tell you is that the game is very local meta-dependent. There are some overall best decks, but this game is great for playing with homebrews. I don't know if that's because of the nature of the game or because of the amount of people playing it, but I enjoy it all the same.

Tempo Reiya seems pretty neat though. This game is great for control builds and killspells.dek sounds fine to me. The additional Mystery counters definitely help her because from the games I've watched I've noticed that she has trouble building Mystery counters.

How in depth do you get with the politics of your settings? Is it just "Good kingdom and evil empire"? Is there a town with a mayor running on a strict anti-adventurer platform? Or do you go deep, really consider the policies and values of a society and how it interacts with it's neighbors?
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>>56582241

I made a vague stat system for countries, to be used in a medieval and older type setting.
Stats go from 1 to 6, where each thing represents a common attitude or commonly encountered state.
I'm not gonna dump all the descriptions, so here's the basics:

Wealth: this represents the general availability of goods and the purchasing power of the state

1 (Destitute)
2 (Poor)
3(Self Sufficient)
4 (Wealthy)
5(Luxurious)
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>>56582907
Long story short, Mexican Empire made the promise and then collapsed.
Mexican Republic succeeded the Empire and decided it didn't want foreigners having a claim to their land and told the Texans to fuck off.
Then came the Mexican-American war and the Alamo and all that jazz.
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>>56582241
>How in depth do you get with the politics of your settings? Is it just "Good kingdom and evil empire"?

For me it's more "Good Empire and Evil kingdom"
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>>56583089

Example country with snippet:

The Pelleric Empire

Old Pelleria was a juggernaught, a force of nature. It commanded the Inner Sea and all gave tribute.
But that was then. Now, the Imperial remnant is greatly reduced, but its storied history and proud
traditions still carry it forward. A discerning eye might see rot, but the Pellerians see only the
burnished arms and armor of their past and look to each Emperor to re-instate their vision.
They are Kyricist, with only a small portion of the populace Traveling the Way. They have a rich
tradition of military magic and its practice is common even off the field.

Wealth 3
Society 4

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>>56583150
This is a pretty good system, anon. I might crib it for fantasy games in the future.

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Okay, I need
I need unconventional rpg conflict resolution mechanics!
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>>56582953
Conflict between players?
Have one roll a 1d4. If a 4 is rolled, whoever secures the die (conveying if with the hand) succeeds. If any other number is rolled, the other player rolls the die, repeating until a victor is made.
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>>56583032
No, I mean, core mechanic. Like rolling a dice over or below a threshold, but that's boring.
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Time Wizards have a great mechanic called "Slapping Phase". Initially, each player has a number of different dice which he can contribute to the potential rolls. Each player throws as many dice on the table as he wishes, then the slapping phase begins. Each player who wants to roll high needs to slap the dice on the table with his one hand, and hold it there. Whatever dice remain under his hand when the phase ends go to his dice pool. Other players can do the same or be complete dicks and slap the player's hand instead. Try slapping someone's hand when it's over a couple of d4s and look at their reaction.
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>>56582953
Check out Dread or Misspent Youth
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>>56582953
Talking about the issue and coming to a consensus together.

Leper King Edition

Previous thread: >>56512416

Get in here, post games, miniatures, questions, whatever you like.

List of mini providers:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uGaaOSvSTqpwPGAvLPY3B5M2WYppDhzXdjwMpqRxo9M/edit

List of Historical Tactical, Strategic, and Military Drill treatises:
http://pastebin.com/BfMeGd6R

ZunTsu Gameboxes:
https://www.mediafire.com/folder/yaokao3h1o4og/ZunTsu_GameBoxes


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Baldwin pursued Saladin until nightfall, and then retired to Ascalon. Deluged by ten days of heavy rains and suffering the loss of roughly ninety percent of his army, including his personal bodyguard of Mamluks, Saladin fled back to Egypt, harassed by Bedouins along the way. Only one tenth of his army made it back to Egypt with him.

Baldwin memorialized his victory by erecting a Benedictine monastery on the battlefield dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria, whose feast day fell on the day of the battle. However, it was a difficult victory; Roger des Moulins, master of the Knights Hospitaller, reported that 1,100 men had been killed and 750 returned home wounded.

Despite an intervening year of relative peace, by 1179 Saladin was able to renew his attacks on the kingdom, including his victory at the Battle of Marj Ayyun that year. This led to almost another decade of warfare which culminated in Saladin's victory over the Crusaders at the Battle of Hattin in 1187.

Montgisard is a quintessential "Crescent and the Cross" type wargame, with two of the most famous commanders of the Crusades leading classic knight and ghulam armies. A better prepared Saracen player could present a serious challenge to the Jerusalem army, and a historical result is by no means certain.

http://www.mediafire.com/download/vsgd7bp2hvd1l72/Osprey+-+ELI+019+-+The+Crusades.pdf
http://www.mediafire.com/download/yqweqi34z6tczad/Osprey+-+MAA+075+-+Armies+Of+The+Crusades.pdf
http://www.mediafire.com/download/a2dwzr8fwlqma0r/Osprey+-+MAA+155+-+The+Knights+Of+Christ.pdf
http://www.mediafire.com/download/5sn46pirygc8zbv/Osprey+-+MAA+171+-+Saladin+and+the+Saracens.pdf
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On 25 November 1941 at 4:25 p.m., while steaming to cover an attack on Italian convoys in the Mediterranean, HMS Barham was hit by three torpedoes from the German submarine U-331, commanded by Oberleutnant zur See Hans-Diedrich von Tiesenhausen. The torpedoes were fired from a range of only 750 yards providing no time for evasive action, and struck so closely together as to throw up a single massive water column. As the ship rolled over to port, her magazines exploded and she quickly sank with the loss of more than two-thirds of the crew. Out of a crew of approximately 1,184 officers and men, 841 were killed. The survivors were rescued by the other British ships.

Tiesenhausen was forced to dive to evade the escorting ships before Barham exploded, and heard only the detonation of the torpedo. He could not be sure whether he had sunk Barham, or if she had merely been damaged and left the scene before he resurfaced. It was not until the Admiralty's admission on 27 January 1942 that Barham had been sunk and described the circumstances that Tiesenhausen knew that he had sunk her. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross that day.

A Royal Navy Court of Enquiry into the sinking ascribed the final magazine explosion to the detonation en masse of 4-inch anti-aircraft ammunition stored in wing passages adjacent to the main magazines, which would have detonated the contents of the main magazines.

The sinking was captured on film by Pathé cameraman John Turner, aboard HMS Valiant. In consideration of public morale and to protect the families who had lost loved ones, the Admiralty decided to keep the film secret until the end of hostilities in 1945. The film has been used many times as stock footage in documentaries. It has also been used fictionally in films such as Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (as an American destroyer), Task Force (as a Japanese carrier), The Guns of Navarone, "Up Periscope" (as an Japanese destroyer) and The Battle of Okinawa (as Yamato).
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>>>56581621
Is there a corresponding IJA/SNLF list out there?
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Any new ideas for the next community project?
One anon suggested something with a personal connection; such as honoring a family member who served, or making a unit relevant to your local area

>>56582896
There is a Japanese Army 1941-2 list in our CoC folder
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Adding the request to this new thread. Looking for "The Face of Battle" WWII rules, or, at least the gear, weapons and tanks data charts, plus any relevant quick reference tables.

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>Unearthed Arcana:
https://media.wizards.com/2017/dnd/downloads/UA-ElfSubraces.pdf

>Trove (yes, Xanathar PDF included)
https://rpg.rem.uz/Dungeons%20%26%20Dragons/D%26D%205th%20Edition/

>5etools
https://astranauta.github.io/5etools.html

>Discord
https://discord.gg/HzAfUGt

>Resources
http://pastebin.com/X1TFNxck


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>>56583624
Its just for a few sessions, I wanted to see how it plays.
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>>56583631
>>56583647
This is correct - here's the sage advice
https://twitter.com/JeremyECrawford/status/826212666066685953

Which means that assassin becomes slightly more viable with a wizard dip.

Moreover, if you go three swashbuckler, two war wizard, and have the alert feat you could potentially have +15 initiative mod. Not sure what kind of garbage build would rely on that though.
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>>56583647
True.
https://www.sageadvice.eu/2017/03/28/does-the-war-magic-wizard-tactical-wit-ability-change/
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>>56583653
3 levels in Warlock is enough to be able to cast 17 out of the 30 rituals in core. You get access to 6 more at 5th level. You have to dedicate more than a 2 level meme dip for it to be good, but it hardly relies on high level play to take off.
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>>56581214
The saddest part is Travis's favorite part of D&D is combat and this was the first combat encounter in like 12hrs of play.

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>>56568176
Right in the feels.
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>>56570859
>Ribald Barterman's, I think?
He's the shopkeep, the store's called the Adventurer's Mart. Gets restocked with strong equipment later in the game too, best store in the game.
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>>56568020
Design and execution are pretty top-tier
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>>56565066
Kuzco, Kuzco II, Kuzco Son of Kuzco, Background Kuzco, Short Kuzco, Horse Kuzco, and the other guy.
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>>56568148
More like dm's gf that succeeds in everything otherwise no nookie.

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Why is Yugioh so big with black people and Magic isn't?
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>>56582814
>We've been over this. And now that you have the answer, we expect you to continue remaking this thread every day until Thanksgiving vacation is over

Fixed your post.
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>>56582805
You're gonna ruin your corners
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>>56582805
ANIME NIGGA LIKE ZAP
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>>56582805
magic is some nerdy shit nigga.
like expensive nerdy shit.
>dnd the card game.
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>>56582814
he should do more than delete this thread, he should delet yugioh from /tg/

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What are fae like in your setting?
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>>56566328
Hypervariable, because where mortals have a degree of free will and reason the "fae" are manifestations of their own inner nature. Which doesn't necessarily mean that they can't be kind, benevolent, or even what you'd call "caring": they just don't think about it the same way that mortals do. They can even change over time with exposure to outside influences, but it's more like the process of being poisoned.
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>Is there any DM who has read the Dresden Files and doesn't base their fae almost solely on those books?
You dumb nigger he's playing the Dresden Files RPG. I hope you're baiting otherwise you're out of place here you should leave and go back to whatever shit forum you claim as home
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>>56566684
Probably has a dick.
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>>56566328
The Fey are Good in my setting,with fairies being a sign of good luck or being a parties or armies mascot.

And the best source of Good-Neutrals Warlocks since to enter a pack with a fey you have to marry that said fey to get powers
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>>56566328
Annoying memesters who can be tricked or forced into being useful, but when left to their own devices they will fuck up everything, often on purpose.

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>roll a natural 20
>everyone cheers and claps
>the queen comes to knight me
>fort Knox gives me their gold reserves to keep
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>>56581878
Stop listening to SJWs then.
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>>56581877
How is it not creative?
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>>56581737
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>roll natural 20 diplomacy
>solve bloody wars and race relations with your dick
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>>56581820
Look at this fucker. How do you ever expect to become a proper tree wizard if you cannot distinguish that there are different types of green!



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