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Telandia Edasseril

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Pathfinder Society Member. 866 posts (2,227 including aliases). No reviews. No lists. No wishlists. 2 Pathfinder Society characters. 6 aliases.


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I'm taking it that the breather at work didn't materialize, AK?

So I'm assuming you're in the midst of a big project, AK. Any idea when your work schedule is going to normalize a bit?

Ansha's morph.

EDIT: So that's it.

What I can't figure out is how one of my old posts from late 2013 got the smurf treatment when I never even used the word--here.

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Not interested in the tablet game based on the PFACG, but at least there will be proper cRPGs in the future!

I hope so too. On all counts.

Pillars of Eternity (formerly Project Eternity) is their 'spiritual successor' to the old Baldur's Gate games. It's set in its own IP, so I doubt they're switching it to Pathfinder's Golarion. My only guess is a Pathfinder cRPG. I really hope it's an actual cRPG and not a game meant for mobile devices.

Huh. I'm surprised that it's Obsidian Entertainment, considering they're working on the crowd-funded Pillars of Eternity right now.

(...To get in the room in the ceiling of the chamber?)

*nudge, nudge*

For some reason I was thinking Wish aged you 5 years, but yeah. I kinda miss some of 1e/2e's quirks like that.

I can't help but imagine a group of some worn-out, rather elderly adventurers, addicted to the effects of the Haste spell after years of over-use and performing tasks for payment in scrolls of Haste.

That would definitely be the case quickly if this were still 1st edition AD&D--if I remember right, haste actually aged you a year for every casting.

Was it a recent publication or a recent re-publication? Because I remember reading Tolkien's Beowulf translation in high school.

EDIT: Or maybe I'm thinking of Tolkien's translation of Gawain and the Green Knight. Since apparently all the news releases on the Beowulf translation say this is the first time it was published.

Personally I try to avoid thinking in terms of tropes. It just seems too jaded and cynical, and it breaks immersion for me.

Really, I just don't want to try going down a floor until we've finished exploring this one.

That, and not needing to eat!

Congrats! Hasn't it been months since you finished classes though, AK?

I've been tittering about it since yesterday, personally.

I caught that- did I forget to update that or have I just not posted since?

Also, traveling this weekend. Should still be able to post, but fair warning just in case.

Qhude wrote:

Must share - mind is blown, medieval illuminated manuscript that among other awesomeness includes this image:

A dog riding a rabbit jousting against a rabbit riding a snail with a human head.

You know, I'd never heard of Night of the Lepus until a coworker at the library mentioned it a few months back.

Kieran, I believe the only snake left is the one on Jakob after Ansha's acid arrow (not acid splash!).

AK wrote:
Your DM was just forgetful Jakob :).

I think you also forgot Ansha's round 2 action. She moved to G46 not F47...and she cast an Acid Arrow at one of those snakes molesting Akirra and Jakob. ;P

Kieran can't flank the snake at I42 with Jakob, but he should be able to flank it with Qhude if he moves to H42 instead of H43. Probably would need to use Acrobatics to get there, though.

I was half-expecting to come back to see a post describing Ansha's and Kieran's ribs being crushed. Definitely a better outcome! ;P

That's a holdover from 3.5 that they did away with in PFRPG. I posted about it up-thread months and months ago, quoting SKR. They've since updated the PRD to reflect PFRPG rules too.

Presumably the blue circle means I'm prone, and apparently I'm not important enough to merit a red dot.

The one with the red dot on it on the map--west.

Delay until after Tebati (unless she delays past the snakes' turn).

You're completely right. I really only have one thing to say about this entire thing: "I've (already) had it with these snakes in this barracks!"

The snakes were summoned where they are after something pushed in a section of wall in the northwest corner.

Alexander Kilcoyne wrote:
No- theres one red dot on the left hand snake and one on Kieran.

I don't get a red dot. :( I just get a lousy blue circle.

Yeah, you're right. Kieran's at 4/29hp. I can't add.

Yeesh. Ansha is at 3/22 hp and I think Kieran is at -1/29...all before the fight even starts.

Out of curiosity, how would Mirror Image affect damage from a grapple?

I don't doubt it. I think there was a Master's in there somewhere too.

Random fact (because I'm bored at work and trying to keep awake): almost 60% of all our in-character posts occurred in the first year of the game. We got to level 2 in 3 months, and it took us 20 months to hit level 3, with level 4 in 6 months.

I concur!

3 years, 3 levels- happy birthday/anniversary to the Sargavan Saga :P

I think several adventuring companies in Forgotten Realms (Knights of Eveningstar/Myth Drannor and Company of Crazed Venturers) are former PCs. The way I understand it, several of the Paizo staff's characters made it into APs, and I think include a couple of iconics. So in theory your PC could end up in a written supplement (probably not a novel though).

I agree though, R.A. Salvatore's novels have been crap for at least a decade. The last ones I enjoyed were Siege of Darkness and its post-Dark Elf Trilogy sequels.

In our tabletop mythic game, one player is playing a drow female on the surface of Golarion. I partially blame Salvatore for making non-evil drow PCs "cool"--I hate Drizzt so much.

No, I don't think there is a spellcaster's version of Shot on the Run. Though if the DM were amenable to it, you could always simply spend the action to cast, then move and say the final word/trigger while moving.

Shot on the Run might work where Spring Attack wouldn't.

By the way, AK, when Ansha was peering into the Rare Botanical Specimens room, did it look like the second door on the east side also opened into the same room?

Ansha has two scrolls of Hold Portal on her. The problem is that the duration is so short--only 1 minute per level, and the two scrolls are caster level 2.

Honestly I love high-level campaigns, even in PFRPG. It just requires more thought, and often the focus of the campaign shifts away from combat.

I really want to use the Mythic rules as PFRPG's 'epic' rules, but so far my tabletop GM seems convinced that they are best used before then. Mind you, so far the mythic campaign (currently level 4/tier 2) we're in feels incredibly overpowered to me...which is probably a great deal why I think it's better to use the mythic tiers as tacked-on ad hoc levels 21-30.

Other ways to get around the max age wall include the Longevity mythic path ability and the wizards' Immortality arcane discovery, which sadly requires level 20 (the mythic ability only requires mythic tier 1).

The plantoids may be relatively recent "additions" to the pyramid. They are summoned/called creatures. Their servitors could have been humans unlucky enough to be here when the plantoids arrived--or have summoned them themselves, only to lose control of them.

Tebati wrote:
...the concept of nature making a mockery of nature...

There is a fungus that does this to ants IRL: Ophiocordyceps unilateralis.

I haven't tried something that complicated in PbP yet. I'll stick with having to make the hard choices of what spells to cast. ;P

I like updating mine by hand, personally....

I think I'm finally done illustrating this drawing. (I know I've said that before....) Ansha

Qhude wrote:
For clarity - Qhude's not necessarily scowling, he's holding what for him is relatively close to a neutral expression.

So....he's scowling? ;P

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