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1  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: Let's Read: Fantasy Craft on: April 22, 2015, 09:17:52 AM
Some fantasy settings may not work well with that.
Right.  I'm suggesting it's easiest, not best.

Actually, I don't see why not.
When I've run fantasy one-offs for conventions, I've always made the group to be members of a City Watch patrol.

Also if you're using a staple fantasy setting, what about a noble-sponsored adventuring party? That gives you a way to remove some of their hard-won cash and prizes.
2  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: Excel Based Character Sheet on: March 31, 2015, 05:44:53 PM
Anyone know if there will be an update to the Character Sheet to accomodate the new Call To Arms classes: the Shinobi, the Skirmisher and the Witch Hunter?
3  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: Let's Read: Fantasy Craft on: February 12, 2015, 05:37:11 AM
Yes, something that one of my other PCs has had, ahem, first hand experience with Grin

Okay, I've just had a very very evil thought.
Hero picks up a woman in a bar, who happens to be a hag in disguise.
Cue Glenn Close, Bunny Boiler, Fatal Attraction sub plot.

Obsessions can be a wonderful plot device ...
4  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: PCGen Play Test of Fantasy Craft (Beta) on: May 07, 2014, 06:34:01 AM
Seems two steps forward, one step back... My play test group has disappeared and a few new bugs have raised their ugly heads.

@DDL: I'm still around and watching the thread. I'm had to take on two new projects which is limiting my free time to respond. I have been creating various test characters to try and stretch the dataset to its limits but currently I'm not finding much in the way of showstoppers.

I'm waiting on the bugs (Code in PCGen) to be fixed, then I can get the set properly working.

What's the current state of play? (Just noticing that there hasn't been a reply since the end of February).
5  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: Spells and character type on: October 01, 2013, 12:12:15 PM
Hahaa, now I wanna invent an NPC Mage called Morganti! Mind if I borrow your name?  Tongue
I borrowed it from Steven Brust's Dragera novels so sure Cheesy

@Goblinerd: I use Morganti Steel to keep my players in line. Grin

From the Dragera novels, it's a form of intelligent soul-sucking enchanted steel. Just a cut is enough to destroy someone's soul and render them beyond resurrection. Downside of it is: it's detectable within a radius equal to 10x the length of the blade in feet (so a 1ft dagger is detectable within 10ft). Possession of one is punishable by death.

Also from the novels is something known as the Great Weapons. Think of Saberhagen's Swords or Green's Chaos Devices but made of Morganti Steel, highly intelligent and very willful.
6  Community / Off-Topic / Re: Pat's UK Excursion 2013 on: September 03, 2013, 09:07:46 AM
In London, there's:
- The London Eye
- Museum of the Moving Image
- London Dungeon (recently moved to Waterloo next to the Eye)
- The Shard

If you want to do cultural sight-seeing, English Heritage do an Overseas Visitor pass that grants you free entry into their places. Then I'd recommend places like Audley End House, Reveiux Abbey, Fountains Abbey, Dover Castle, Mount Grace Priory, etc.
7  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: PCGen Play Test of Fantasy Craft (Beta) on: July 17, 2013, 08:26:39 AM
Yes if you don't mind. And I'll pester Andrew to allow you guys to edit the issues you report.

Noted. I'm starting to break them apart now ...

And I'm already pulling out hairs wondering why our "S" classes are giving me frustrations. I tested using the Captain, Assassin and Burglar, all of those worked nicely.

Interesting that you tested the Burglar okay yet my Nimble Human Burglar 5 is showing problems.

Windows 7 - please be aware of the permissions issue, I highly recommend using a non-default installation to avoid this pitfall.

I'm on Windows 8, plus I never use the default installation. A manifestation of OCD I suspect.

edit: okay, that's one issue split into the 9 individual issues. Have fun.
8  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: PCGen Play Test of Fantasy Craft (Beta) on: July 17, 2013, 07:56:10 AM
Yes please. One issue per JIRA, easier to manage.

Do you want me to split the current one out now Huh?

edit: dagnabbit, looks like I can't edit the issue to split them out.
9  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: PCGen Play Test of Fantasy Craft (Beta) on: July 17, 2013, 05:52:47 AM
Already been playing with it, already logged an issue.

Mind you, there are several different issues in a single post, should I have broken them out into single issues?
10  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: PCGen Play Test of Fantasy Craft (Beta) on: July 15, 2013, 05:37:55 PM
I'm assuming that you're looking at integrating all the core material - Core Rulebook, Adventure Companion, Call to Arms series?
11  Community / Off-Topic / Re: The Idiot Box: TV Season 2012/2013 on: March 28, 2013, 09:24:22 AM
So, Being Human UK Series 5... They're %*#!ing kidding, right?

Kidding about what?

I think he's referring to the fact that it's the final series.
12  Products / Fantasy Craft / Re: Spellbound Update: Is that the finish line? Way over there? on: August 23, 2012, 01:08:16 PM
Not sure about the bureaucracy you are thinking of ... although I did know I guy in 2nd Ed D&D who played a fat lazy Conjurer that would create an Unseen Servant just to go get him some ale.

I reckon he's thinking of the Magocracy of Glantri for the original Known World/Mystara Gazetteers.
13  Community / Off-Topic / Re: Reaperwatch 2012: The End is Nigh! on: August 15, 2012, 01:45:06 PM
Harry Harrison.
The Stainless Steel Rat is no more.

http://harryharrison.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/harry-harrison-1925-2012/
14  Community / License to Improvise / Re: Setting assumptions and a problem with the use of Contacts. on: August 10, 2012, 03:08:10 AM
I used the Schrodinger's contact concept.

"I need someone who can guide us through the catacombs..."

* Rolls and thinks.

"Ok, so you know this guy who you met at a dig on P329X who was friends with a merchant from P45G2 who had some dealings with this guy named el Fadir who does this sort of thing on this world. Give me a roll to see if you can track him down.

Isn't that the Kevin Bacon Rule?
15  Community / Off-Topic / Re: Cool Vids (Keep it Clean) on: July 28, 2012, 04:57:09 PM
Your day has been inadequately odd.  This will help:  Eminem - Without Me (Ragtime Remix)
My odd-quotient is now sufficient for several days.

Hear hear ... that was just surreal.
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