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  • CokebotleCokebotle 穴掘りの Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Grrr, I want to play a hybrid but we already have a lot of strikers so I'll have to shelf my rogue/sorcerer for now. :x

    Would a striker/leader hybrid work? Or are there special rules for hybrids?

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  • IncenjucarIncenjucar VChatter Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I wonder how soon my Bardic Lawyer Gnome will be burned at the stake.

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  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Aldo wrote: »
    Elldren wrote: »
    Aldo wrote: »
    I just realised that the ~6-8 months old puppy here has more scars than my 18 year old childhood dog had by the end of his life.

    In unrelated news, I can't express in words how awesome it is to live in 2010, with internet enabling me to talk with my parents and good friends and cell phone coverage allowing me to keep in touch with a friend currently on the Andaman Islands.

    Is said friend going to North Sentinel?

    Whoops, internet crashed.

    She's there for another 3 weeks ( :( ) so I'm sure she'll drop by that island as well. Why are you asking?

    Because nobody drops by that island.

    It is the last native population on the planet to remain almost entirely uncontacted by modern society.

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  • PonyPony Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I actually didn't choose a Background Benefit for my dude. Prof, are you using those?

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  • IncenjucarIncenjucar VChatter Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Grrr, I want to play a hybrid but we already have a lot of strikers so I'll have to shelf my rogue/sorcerer for now. :x

    Would a striker/leader hybrid work? Or are there special rules for hybrids?

    Technically, yes, but you'll have a hard time getting much synergy out of it.

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  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Grrr, I want to play a hybrid but we already have a lot of strikers so I'll have to shelf my rogue/sorcerer for now. :x

    Would a striker/leader hybrid work? Or are there special rules for hybrids?

    they're really quite confusing. I would not suggest it for a first character

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  • RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Are Hybrids essentially the 4E version of Gestalt?

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  • RiemannLivesRiemannLives Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    So far I have an elven Wizard with a background of "heretic" and both "history" and "religion" as trained skills.

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Pony wrote: »
    I actually didn't choose a Background Benefit for my dude. Prof, are you using those?

    Yes, sir.

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  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Elldren wrote: »
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Grrr, I want to play a hybrid but we already have a lot of strikers so I'll have to shelf my rogue/sorcerer for now. :x

    Would a striker/leader hybrid work? Or are there special rules for hybrids?

    they're really quite confusing. I would not suggest it for a first character

    I can handle it.

    I just want to do a rogue/sorcerer and we don't need any more strikers.

    I could also do an avenger/wizard which is striker/controller but Swordmage sounds cooler than that.

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  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    So far I have an elven Wizard with a background of "heretic" and both "history" and "religion" as trained skills.

    :^:

    edit: elven elven or eladrin?

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  • JamesJames Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Wait, background benefit?

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  • IncenjucarIncenjucar VChatter Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Pony wrote: »
    I actually didn't choose a Background Benefit for my dude. Prof, are you using those?

    Yes, sir.

    Oh damn.

    More points.

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  • PonyPony Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Pony wrote: »
    I actually didn't choose a Background Benefit for my dude. Prof, are you using those?

    Yes, sir.

    Alright, revamped with background bits installed:
    ====== Created Using Wizards of the Coast D&D Character Builder ======
    Ulari Mesoroth, level 1
    Human, Paladin|Warlock
    Hybrid Talent: Paladin Armor Proficiency
    Eldritch Strike: Eldritch Strike Charisma
    Eldritch Pact (Hybrid): Star Pact (Hybrid)
    Hybrid Warlock: Hybrid Warlock Will
    Versatile Expertise: Versatile Expertise (Heavy Blade)
    Versatile Expertise: Versatile Expertise (Holy Symbol)
    Hybrid Paladin: Hybrid Paladin Fortitude
    Eldritch Blast: Eldritch Blast Charisma
    Background: Parentage - Ill-Omened, Early Life - Well-Loved, Pivotal Event - Unwholesome Journey, Recent Life - Explorer of the Ancient (+2 to Insight)

    FINAL ABILITY SCORES
    Str 10, Con 13, Dex 10, Int 14, Wis 13, Cha 18.

    STARTING ABILITY SCORES
    Str 10, Con 13, Dex 10, Int 14, Wis 13, Cha 16.


    AC: 19 Fort: 13 Reflex: 14 Will: 16
    HP: 26 Surges: 9 Surge Value: 6

    TRAINED SKILLS
    Religion +7, Diplomacy +9, Insight +8, Arcana +7

    UNTRAINED SKILLS
    Acrobatics -2, Bluff +4, Dungeoneering +1, Endurance -1, Heal +1, History +2, Intimidate +4, Nature +1, Perception +1, Stealth -2, Streetwise +4, Thievery -2, Athletics -2

    FEATS
    Human: Hybrid Talent
    Level 1: Versatile Expertise

    POWERS
    Bonus At-Will Power: Eldritch Strike
    Hybrid at-will 1: Eldritch Blast
    Hybrid at-will 1: Ardent Strike
    Hybrid encounter 1: Glow of Ulban
    Hybrid daily 1: Armor of Agathys

    ITEMS
    Adventurer's Kit, Plate Armor, Holy Symbol, Light Shield, Longsword
    ====== Copy to Clipboard and Press the Import Button on the Summary Tab ======

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  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    My Swordmage is a history buff as well.

    The builder didn't give me very many options, I only had three that corresponded to my three best ability scores so I chose those.

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  • RiemannLivesRiemannLives Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Elldren wrote: »
    So far I have an elven Wizard with a background of "heretic" and both "history" and "religion" as trained skills.

    :^:

    edit: elven elven or eladrin?

    So far I am thinking elven elven. Though now I want to take another look at elladrin.

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  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot OMG WRIGGLY T O X O P L A S M O S I SRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    It is Choco's birthday as of 2 hours and 45 minutes ago. Happy birthday Choco! We were exiled out of his room because his dad is sleeping there for some reason, so he's fast asleep in his mom's room. I was cuddled up to him for a while and just nuzzling my nose against his pulse but the snoring + new location means I basically can't sleep.

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  • QuidQuid I don't... what... hnnng Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Eladrin just seem like pricks.

    Like, if we went on a tear through some Eladrin/Tiefling village I'd be for it.

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  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    So for the background thing I just select six backgrounds from the list?

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  • RiemannLivesRiemannLives Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Hmm, yeah it does look like Elladrin would be a better fit for this guy.

    edit:

    and this is why :)
    Eladrin just seem like pricks.

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  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    It is Choco's birthday as of 2 hours and 45 minutes ago. Happy birthday Choco! We were exiled out of his room because his dad is sleeping there for some reason, so he's fast asleep in his mom's room. I was cuddled up to him for a while and just nuzzling my nose against his pulse but the snoring + new location means I basically can't sleep.

    aww

    happy birthday choco!

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    James wrote: »
    Wait, background benefit?

    Some books (or DnDInsider) have optional benefits called backgrounds. Basically if your character matches a certain background, he gets a small skill bonus or an additional language... some minor boon relevant to his backstory.

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  • CokebotleCokebotle 穴掘りの Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Elldren wrote: »
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Grrr, I want to play a hybrid but we already have a lot of strikers so I'll have to shelf my rogue/sorcerer for now. :x

    Would a striker/leader hybrid work? Or are there special rules for hybrids?

    they're really quite confusing. I would not suggest it for a first character

    Hm... ok. I'll just stick to a pure class, then.

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  • PonyPony Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I'm playing a Striker/Defender hybrid, and I've managed to synergize them both pretty well. I can tank quite well and deal a goodly amount of damage. Obviously, a pure striker or defender would do either of those things individually better than me, but I am pretty good at both.

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Sarksus wrote: »
    So for the background thing I just select six backgrounds from the list?

    You can only get one background bonus.

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  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot OMG WRIGGLY T O X O P L A S M O S I SRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I would be interested in D&D D&D but it seems like you guys have like 20 players and also I already have two D&D campaigns I play in.

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  • RiemannLivesRiemannLives Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    James wrote: »
    Wait, background benefit?

    Some books (or DnDInsider) have optional benefits called backgrounds. Basically if your character matches a certain background, he gets a small skill bonus or an additional language... some minor boon relevant to his backstory.

    They also get a huge KICK ME sign on their backs for the DM :)

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  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Elldren wrote: »
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Grrr, I want to play a hybrid but we already have a lot of strikers so I'll have to shelf my rogue/sorcerer for now. :x

    Would a striker/leader hybrid work? Or are there special rules for hybrids?

    they're really quite confusing. I would not suggest it for a first character

    Hm... ok. I'll just stick to a pure class, then.

    There are a couple dozen different classes, I'm sure you'll find one that strikes you as cool

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  • GalahadGalahad Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I would be interested in D&D D&D but it seems like you guys have like 20 players and also I already have two D&D campaigns I play in.

    This!

    Also the snuggling thing sounds nice. The snoring not so much though. ;)

    I'll pass a happy-b-day along through you too. :)

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  • SarksusSarksus ATTACK AND DETHRONE GODRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I'm going to make the rogue/sorcerer just in case as a backup in case the party composition becomes more favorable.

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  • PonyPony Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Sarksus wrote: »
    So for the background thing I just select six backgrounds from the list?

    You can only get one background bonus.

    To clarify, you can pick a bunch of backgrounds (I chose four!) but only one gives you a tangible in game benefit.

    I chose four backgrounds because they round out the character's parentage, early life, a pivotal event that changed him, and what he's been doing recently.

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  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot OMG WRIGGLY T O X O P L A S M O S I SRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I miss grade school when you could just walk up to people and say "will you be my friend?" and they would go "yes!" and you would share juice boxes and talk about pokemon.

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  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    I would be interested in D&D D&D but it seems like you guys have like 20 players and also I already have two D&D campaigns I play in.

    Honestly I think the way this is being set up the more the merrier. It's up to you of course.

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Pony wrote: »
    Sarksus wrote: »
    So for the background thing I just select six backgrounds from the list?

    You can only get one background bonus.

    To clarify, you can pick a bunch of backgrounds (I chose four!) but only one gives you a tangible in game benefit.

    I chose four backgrounds because they round out the character's parentage, early life, a pivotal event that changed him, and what he's been doing recently.

    This is the right way to use backgrounds :^:

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  • GalahadGalahad Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    James wrote: »
    Wait, background benefit?

    Some books (or DnDInsider) have optional benefits called backgrounds. Basically if your character matches a certain background, he gets a small skill bonus or an additional language... some minor boon relevant to his backstory.

    They also get a huge KICK ME sign on their backs for the DM :)

    DM's tend to forget about those sorts of things after a session or two anyway.

    They never work them into the campaign or make them key plot points at any rate.

    Perfectly safe.

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  • CokebotleCokebotle 穴掘りの Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Elldren wrote: »
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Elldren wrote: »
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Grrr, I want to play a hybrid but we already have a lot of strikers so I'll have to shelf my rogue/sorcerer for now. :x

    Would a striker/leader hybrid work? Or are there special rules for hybrids?

    they're really quite confusing. I would not suggest it for a first character

    Hm... ok. I'll just stick to a pure class, then.

    There are a couple dozen different classes, I'm sure you'll find one that strikes you as cool

    I've found some that sound cool. I just don't know what some of them do, and won't until I get home later tonight. I think I'm gonna try my really shitty phone browser and read a bit if I can, though (runepriest\seeker sounds kinda cool, but I have NO idea what the classes consist of).

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  • tyrannustyrannus Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    the internet dating thread is depressing because I'm pretty sure I wouldn't be able to fill out half that crap

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  • Silas BrownSilas Brown Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Galahad wrote: »
    James wrote: »
    Wait, background benefit?

    Some books (or DnDInsider) have optional benefits called backgrounds. Basically if your character matches a certain background, he gets a small skill bonus or an additional language... some minor boon relevant to his backstory.

    They also get a huge KICK ME sign on their backs for the DM :)

    DM's tend to forget about those sorts of things after a session or two anyway.

    They never work them into the campaign or make them key plot points at any rate.

    Perfectly safe.

    hehehehehehe

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  • ElldrenElldren Is a woman dammit ceterum censeoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Elldren wrote: »
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Elldren wrote: »
    Cokebotle wrote: »
    Sarksus wrote: »
    Grrr, I want to play a hybrid but we already have a lot of strikers so I'll have to shelf my rogue/sorcerer for now. :x

    Would a striker/leader hybrid work? Or are there special rules for hybrids?

    they're really quite confusing. I would not suggest it for a first character

    Hm... ok. I'll just stick to a pure class, then.

    There are a couple dozen different classes, I'm sure you'll find one that strikes you as cool

    I've found some that sound cool. I just don't know what some of them do, and won't until I get home later tonight. I think I'm gonna try my really shitty phone browser and read a bit if I can, though (runepriest\seeker sounds kinda cool, but I have NO idea what the classes consist of).

    I'd help but I'm not familiar with the PHB3 classes either :P

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  • Hi I'm Vee!Hi I'm Vee! Formerly VH; She/Her; Is an E X P E R I E N C E Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Re MSPA: WHERE IS EVERYBODY DISAPPEARING TO?

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