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[Pathfinder & Other Tabletop RPGs] 1d6 Dragons Fall, Everyone Fries

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  • Der Waffle MousDer Waffle Mous Blame this on the misfortune of your birth. New Yark, New Yark.Registered User regular
    A long time ago, I remember seeing this absolutely insane 3x statblock someone did of what was basically a sentient evil universe.

    Most everything was expressed as an exponent.

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    A long time ago, I remember seeing this absolutely insane 3x statblock someone did of what was basically a sentient evil universe.

    Most everything was expressed as an exponent.

    pun pun effectively has infinite anything

  • KalnaurKalnaur I See Spring Showers . . . Centralia, WARegistered User regular
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    been reading up on 4e


    you can be a minotaur??

    Not only can you, but it, as well as other races, do not require their levels to be shifted up or down just so you can be them with a starting party. I remember 3rd had some level offset thing, and that was . . . not cool.

    You can, in 4th, be a: Changling, Deva (Assimar), Dragonborn, Drow, Dwarf, Eladrin (High Elf), Elf, Genasi, Githzerai, Gnoll, Gnome, Goliath, Hengyokai (Animal-shifting Oriental thing), Half-Elf, Half-Orc, Halfling, Hamadryad, Human, Kalashtar, Minotaur, Mul, Pixie, Revenant, Satyr, Shadar-Kai, Shade, Shardmind, Shifter (wereanimal/human hybrid, either wolf or cat), Thri-Kreen, Tiefling, Vrylokas, Warforged or Wilden.

    More specifically those are the Races that, at the very least, got a magazine write-up. There are other, less supported options too.

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  • ShortyShorty JUDGE BROSEF Registered User regular
    like Kenku

    they're rad

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    I was legit hoping that Shorty was somehow mistaken and the world wasn't that fucked
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  • PonyPony Registered User regular
    4e Druids own

    if I ever play in a 4e game I am going Druid

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  • gtrmpgtrmp Registered User regular
    Anialos wrote: »
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    been reading up on 4e


    you can be a minotaur??

    You can be a Hengeyokai Crane Shapeshifter Druid that Takes Crane form with a Crane animal companion. Yes, I made this character, what of it =p.

    naturally, your triple crane needs to be in the same party as a triple vampire.

  • AnialosAnialos Collies are love, Collies are life! Shadowbrook ColliesRegistered User regular
    gtrmp wrote: »
    Anialos wrote: »
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    been reading up on 4e


    you can be a minotaur??

    You can be a Hengeyokai Crane Shapeshifter Druid that Takes Crane form with a Crane animal companion. Yes, I made this character, what of it =p.

    naturally, your triple crane needs to be in the same party as a triple vampire.

    Exactly.

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  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    i'm going to be honest, i didn't like Devas when PHB2 came out, and now they're probably one of my favourite races.

  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus Registered User regular
    Shorty wrote: »
    like Kenku

    they're rad

    I'm really not a fan of the fluff they wrote up for the 4e Kenku.

    But that's mainly because we home-brewed what I think is a more interesting version of fluff for them for a campaign a while back. :P

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  • A Dabble Of TheloniusA Dabble Of Thelonius It has been a doozy of a dayRegistered User regular
    Bullywug for best race.

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  • DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    I am reeling at the idea of a minotaur monk


    or minotaur rogue

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  • KalnaurKalnaur I See Spring Showers . . . Centralia, WARegistered User regular
    Shorty wrote: »
    like Kenku

    they're rad

    And I forgot they got a write-up in #411. Can't remember how good it was, but still, legitimacy is grand. ;)
    Bullywug for best race.

    I just wish the other races that got left in the cold could get a little more love. I mean, Hobgoblins, Bugbears, Duergar, Githyanki, Orcs and Bullywugs? That's a handful. They really could have just given them to us. Oh, and maybe something for those poor Bladelings. Also, it was shitty that Gnolls got the shaft when it came to variable ability score bonuses.

    Oh, and I also forgot that Deep Gnomes, Goblins and Kobolds got full write-ups, from the last PHB-that-totally-wasn't-a-PHB.

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus Registered User regular
    Bullywug for best race.

    Yes! I love playing my Bullywug Sorcerer. Sounds like a cross between Tom Waits, Boomhauer and a random Cajun moonshiner.

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  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    edited January 2013
    they stopped doing write ups for monster races because they didn't want every monser race to be a playable race.

    The only reason why we have stats for most of them is to make NPCs and such what that isn't just you taking a stat block from the monster manual and using that.

    But then i've never been too big on them so i find that idea a good one. it is really weird when someone is laying a goblin or a kobold, because well, they're usually the things you're killing.

    "Oh fuck, sorry Snarlic, i probably..probably shouldn't be adorning my shield with the skin of your people, huh?"

    Melding on
  • DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    just laying out absolutely horrible goblin slurs

    the cleric all "dude dude shut up"

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  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    Goblins Ill like fire guys. Oh shit, Grizbad, is that okay to say? We cool?

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  • DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    my wife is fire you insensitive jerk

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus Registered User regular
    I like that you single out Goblins and Kobolds, as they not only got write-ups, but write-ups published in physical book form. Probably the last of the races to get that.

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Registered User regular
    pathfinder goblins are absolutely the best

  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    well, i don't know anything about gnolls and githyakie so stick with what i know.

    I also have no member of them ever getting a write up. which book was that?

  • KalnaurKalnaur I See Spring Showers . . . Centralia, WARegistered User regular
    Melding wrote: »
    they stopped doing write ups for monster races because they didn't want every monser race to be a playable race.

    The only reason why we have stats for most of them is to make NPCs and such what that isn't just you taking a stat block from the monster manual and using that.

    But then i've never been too big on them so i find that idea a good one. it is really weird when someone is laying a goblin or a kobold, because well, they're usually the things you're killing.

    "Oh fuck, sorry Snarlic, i probably..probably shouldn't be adorning my shield with the skin of your people, huh?"

    See, and I love the idea of a party of nothing but monsters who are hated until they become awesome heroes. Nothing but Goblins, Kobolds, Minotaurs, Drow and Kenku, or something of that nature.

    Hell, I also like the idea of a world where an ogre strolls into a town and the townspeople stop, turn and look, then go back to talking. So for me, a party with an orc would be pretty spiffy.

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  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    Next you'll want me to make peace with the Saxons

  • A Dabble Of TheloniusA Dabble Of Thelonius It has been a doozy of a dayRegistered User regular
    Ugh. I know I'm missing stuff, but my brain isn't working today. Anywho. Unfinished ability/skill map. Brackets are conditional.
    Strength-{
    Carry Weight, Unarmed Combat, Climb, Jump, Swim
    (Intimidate)

    Dexterity -{
    Melee Attack, Balance, Firearms, Move Silently, Hide, Sleight of Hand,
    Escape & Evasion, Throwing

    Endurance-{
    Hit Points, Survival (Resistances)

    Perception-{
    Spot, Listen, Tracking

    Intelligence-{
    Demolitions, Research, Language, Mechanics Electronics

    Charisma-{
    Bluff, Diplomacy, Gather Information, Intimidate, Barter, Leadership

    Willpower-{

    When my neurons are firing I'll explain the reasoning behind abandoning the standard d20 list.

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  • KalnaurKalnaur I See Spring Showers . . . Centralia, WARegistered User regular
    Melding wrote: »
    Next you'll want me to make peace with the Saxons.

    Well, that is preferred.

    I like the idea of a game world where you can't be sure that killing the orc is a good thing.

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  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    Kalnaur wrote: »
    Melding wrote: »
    Next you'll want me to make peace with the Saxons.

    Well, that is preferred.

    I like the idea of a game world where you can't be sure that killing the orc is a good thing.

    well, since most adventuring is just contract killing that's not hard to do.

  • DoobhDoobh She/Her, Ace Pan/Bisexual 8-) What's up, bootlickers?Registered User regular
    Kobolds are bestest

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  • DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    please move away from there being "bad" cultures like orcs and goblins and move towards antagonists being undead or similar violators of the natural order or other supernatural entities like demons and suchlike thank you

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  • Der Waffle MousDer Waffle Mous Blame this on the misfortune of your birth. New Yark, New Yark.Registered User regular
    Again, Eberrowns.

    Heck even FR tried getting the hell away from the evil orcs bandwagon.

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  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    please move away from there being "bad" cultures like orcs and goblins and move towards antagonists being undead or similar violators of the natural order or other supernatural entities like demons and suchlike thank you

    i tend to treat a lot of conflict between species as more like gang turf war.

    Like one adventure had the players trying to move around a goblin held town, that was at conflict with their kobold slums, and was worried about a band of orc mercenaries that were moving in.

    they ended up killing a specialist team of goblinoids based on the cast of predator.

    what was my point? I forget, but i tend not to structure things as "go here and kill these" it is more "hey you need to recover this artifact in hostile territory." And i use non humans because it's more interesting.

  • AntimatterAntimatter Registered User regular
    Melding wrote: »
    Next you'll want me to make peace with the Saxons

  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    I will always love Christopher Lee.

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  • KalnaurKalnaur I See Spring Showers . . . Centralia, WARegistered User regular
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    please move away from there being "bad" cultures like orcs and goblins and move towards antagonists being undead or similar violators of the natural order or other supernatural entities like demons and suchlike thank you

    Oh, I'm fine with the evil orc barbarian horde. Provided it could just as easily be a human barbarian horde.

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  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    Well, orc culture as described in mot DnD settings is pretty evil.

    Also, i think i'm more just tired of the "evil gone good" that happens a lot.

    It's old as hell, and everyone keeps trying to do a better job of it and i'm just bored of it.

    But i'm bored of a lot of things. That's why i design around conflicts, not good and evil.

  • Fire TruckFire Truck I love my SELFRegistered User regular
    If I'm doing a standard tolkien-inspired fantasy world game, I tend to write orcs as pastoralists and humans as mostly agriculturalists. There's plenty of natural tension resulting from this divide for the two groups to be at war frequently, and for one to be vilified by the other, but I consciously move away from the "this race is eeeeeevil" trope. It's a matter of cultures clashing. Trolls and such, on the other hand, I have little issue with portraying them as more isolated, fairy tale type monsters rather than as fully fledged races. I usually write elves as nearly extinct creatures on the fringes of societies because fuck elves.

    I also prefer to try to show different "races" as actually different species. Seems less weird to me that way somehow?

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  • DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    Fire Truck wrote: »
    I also prefer to try to show different "races" as actually different species. Seems less weird to me that way somehow?

    finally I thought I was the only one

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  • DoobhDoobh She/Her, Ace Pan/Bisexual 8-) What's up, bootlickers?Registered User regular
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    Fire Truck wrote: »
    I also prefer to try to show different "races" as actually different species. Seems less weird to me that way somehow?

    finally I thought I was the only one

    If you can make your players stop and go

    "Hey, maybe our sense of morality is incompatible with this species"

    Then you've done a good job

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  • MeldingMelding Registered User regular
    i should really start using gnomes more often. maybe instead of kobolds.

    go clear those mines full of the gnome infestation.

    yeah. yeah i like that.

  • Fire TruckFire Truck I love my SELFRegistered User regular
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    Fire Truck wrote: »
    I also prefer to try to show different "races" as actually different species. Seems less weird to me that way somehow?

    finally I thought I was the only one

    My only exception to this is Dwarves

    Whom I usually portray as an offshoot sect of humans who developed communism up in the northernmost frozen wastes in the distant past. Their short, stocky stature is a result of the cold environment tending to favor that build.

    Doobh
  • DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    gonna start mentally giving all dwarves prominent brow ridges


    because dwarves as neanderthals makes shocking sense

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  • StiltsStilts Registered User regular
    Dichotomy wrote: »
    been reading up on 4e


    you can be a minotaur??

    Hell yeah you can!

    My favorite character was a Minotaur Warden.

    My second-favorite was an Elf Cleric of Sune who shot, like, ALL the holy lasers.

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