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Goblin Squad Member. RPG Superstar 2013 Marathon Voter, 2014 Marathon Voter. Pathfinder Adventure Path Charter Subscriber; Pathfinder Comics Subscriber; Pathfinder Companion Subscriber. Pathfinder Society Member. 2,149 posts (2,270 including aliases). No reviews. No lists. 4 wishlists. 4 aliases.


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Kittyburger wrote:
Ignotus Advenium wrote:
Garrett Guillotte wrote:
Looks like nothing I submitted to anything in the last month made anybody's cut! Streak over, ah well. At least I've got my submitted beastie for my next session and a month's head start on Ustalav ideas!
Persevere and make the most of your head start—I bet we'll see something of yours in #13.
As for myself, Wayfinder definitely hasn't seen the last of me. ;)

That's the spirit, not making an issue isn't a reflection on your abilities - it's more a reflection of the strength of the other submissions.

I had a streak of #8, #9 and #10, didn't make #11 - which made me work extra hard on bringing my game up again - and I got picked for #12.

From your posts, it sounds like you are knuckling down and really intend to give something amazing next issue - great news for the next issue and more of a challenge for the rest of us to pick our games up higher still!

Good healthy competition => Good healthy fanzine.

Say no more! :)

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Some very nice art there - love the multi armed gun toting rhino!


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Serpent wrote:
(Oh, and yesterday set the new record for site views: more than 1,000 views within 24 hours!)

That's pretty awesome - I know this now because my highest so far on my games design blog is 65 in a day - but then it has only been running for a week so far so it only contains a breakdown of what I am to cover and an intro. ;)


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I know what what wrong with mine - and it got me auto DQ'd >.< - I used two types and on reflection realized my maths had made it match up with an existing template - I had even used the template name without realizing - gah!

So I won't be posting mine for feedback, I'm kicking myself enough as it is.

If anyone wants to see my version of a Vila, they can PM me and I'll gladly share it with them - but not till after all the voting is done, I don't want to distract from the top 5 and the voting.


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Heh heh, I know which of my submissions was chosen - grin. My editor passed edits along this weekend to okay with me - boy was I surprised which one got chosen! There wasn't too many edits either, so feeling pretty pleased with myself now :)


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Something weird happening in google chrome on the first monster - I get the paizo home page when clicking it?

When you post each new link on the hours, how about including the previous links as well with the newest link at the top to save time for the public reviewers :)

The second one - initial scan through ignoring the judges comments and the one thing that immediately leaps out - the assumption in the description that it is always encountered hovering! >.<


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Dang, Paris' sense motive has gotten better! I thought that "where's the new call" was sufficiently masked and obfuscated, but no, the master saw straight through it...

;)


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As a new freelancer, I can say now, when you see your name in print - wow, that's worth so much more than a few cents or pence per word.

I also find in the gaming arena we are in, when I talk to my fellow freelancers, it's the love of the game, the love of designing, that is what gives us the buzz, the cents per word is incidental.

The money we make on a few hundred or thousand words, just about covers our coffee and doughnuts when writing them. The buzz and showing off to our friends and families, pointing at a book to your 5 year old nephew and going "I invented that", that my friends is where it is at, and always will be :)

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Hi all

Just a bit of shameless self promotion - I am converting my huge unwieldy RPG Superstar guide into a nice clean set of index linked blog posts to bring everything to an on-line accessible level for all during the competitions and for use when actively freelancing.

The base site and functionality are now operating with the first two posts up. Please feel free to have a look see and PM me any suggestions you may have.

Thanks all.


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Oh dear. I thought you had posted that explanation earlier - is there similar for Ustalav, Ustalavian, Ustalavi?

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I know players who would fail a DC 10 perception check :P


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*pokes the bear*

Not many!

*pokes the bear*


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theheadkase wrote:
I am not sure if I should be happy or sad that I haven't gotten an edit request email...As much as I'd like to think I did just that well, I know the truth is generally not that...

Me too - but stranger things have happened, I got no edit requests for my item in #8, 2 on my archetype in #9 and 1 for my side trek in #10, so it does happen I guess.

Depending on how well you structured your submissions to existing Wayfinder examples, you may have gotten through the first editing phases - or maybe the edits were so small they were done for you.


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The Evil Queen wrote:

I've received Monster Manual 1 5th Edition.

And while many of the monsters in that book are awesome like always, many monsters are duplicates and unneccesairy adds, and NO Destrachan and Astral Stalker, but a Grick and a Darkmantle, means BOOO!

** spoiler omitted **...

I can understand their stance though, it is DnD and their are expectations of the DnD communities that the base creatures which include hobgoblins, ghosts etc being available from the off (although the flumph should go :P) - AND this edition is supposed to allow easy use of your old shelves of 1st and 2nd edition modules without too much grafting needed.

I like it for the old school feel but Pathfinder still wins for me too.

I also like continuity and the renewing editions every 3-5 years of Wizards is hurting the pockets too much - Pathfinder has that longevity feel now and I am very comfortable with that.


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I have a Scottish pal called Iain - with added "i" :P


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Dragon78 wrote:
So Anthony when B5 does come out will you be updating this list with what made it in?

So long as I recognize which beast relates to which request, yeah. I also intend to go through the 2,3,and 4 wish lists too adding in any not yet listed.

Not sure how long for the next update, possibly a couple of weeks - I have at least one article accepted for Wayfinder, so depending on editing needs, that takes priority till sign off ;)


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Updated list - the rate of new additions is slowing considerably, hence the big gap between releases, of note for this release is the beasts found in the first 70 APs are now in the list too!

Soon be caught up with the latest requests now :)


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Paris Crenshaw wrote:
Ack! I'm sorry, Anthony. That was fat-fingered typing on my part. I'll make sure that errant "s" doesn't hang around.

That's quite alright, think nothing of it, I am quite used to it.

Unfortunately for me, it's a common mistake ever since the Morticia and Gomez TV invasion of the 60s/70s. I have even had people add the extra "d" as well. (Anyone who understands that reference is probably as old as I am :P)


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Ambrosia Slaad wrote:
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Now *I'm* curious.

I'm also really excited for the reveal. I want to see if you guys like the monsters as much as we did.

Well that depends on the monsters of course!! If the top 5 has interesting monsters with interesting abilities I will like them. But if there are kaiju and giant butterflies in there I dont know how im gonna like them :-p
Hmmm, miniature giant space thalassic hamsters kaiju...

... butterfly winged... evil queen .... gerbil!


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Timitius wrote:
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Can the editor(s) who looked at my pieces send me some feedback, please?

Send Wayfinder an email with that request, and the submissions you want feedback on. We will try and provide you with some input, time allowing.

Tim

If you haven't been selected for the magazine, I am happy to review any submissions for anyone if they PM me their submission :)


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Back on topic... I was fortunate enough to be the guinea pig for Sean's course, so feel free to blame me rather then him for any rough rides - I actively encouraged a no holds barred feedback in order to get as much design knowledge out of his head and into mine as I could.

And I still win the ripping feedback from Sean...

doodly do, doodly do, doodly do, while wagging fingers in a downward motion - it's now around 4 years ago, I post my item for voluntary feedback...

It seems my item gave Sean a headache and sent him home (his words not mine), and that feedback can still be found if you search for it - it was the year Neil powered through the thread revealing the raw judge feedback for the first time.

And you know something, I look back and that feedback of Sean's was absolutely spot on - people don't want that much maths in an item, it was boring even though I thought at the time I was being clever and quite frankly deserved the panning it got.

I can also point at that very feedback and say thanks for the kick up the wotsits I needed to stop being a fan boi and start being a designer. I haven't got there yet, but I believe 100% I am miles better than I was then.

And Sean's course - it showed me what I was tackling wrong in my designs, how to look at the wording and structure in the book to replicate the language use.

Net result, I got selected for Wayfinder 12 this issue - and all three of my submissions were much larger and more complex than an item - 2 monsters and a flavor piece - I don't yet know which submissions have been accepted but I am sure that without that course, I wouldn't have gotten in (the Wayfinder competition has stiffened immeasurably issue by issue and is a brilliant yardstick for your current level of design skills).

In short, if you are serious about getting into games design, this course is a brilliant way to get started in earnest.


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Curaigh wrote:
Mike Kimmel wrote:
I can't wait until the reveal, in part because I want you all to be able to look the monsters over and start voting, but also because I intend to contact one of the Top 5 entrants to see about doing some collaborative work together. Of course, I can't do that until that person knows he/she is in the Top 5...

You know you can contact me anytime to collaborate Mike, even if I am in the dark on this particular open call. :)

/sarcasm

Lol, priceless! Nice one Curaigh!

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Curaigh wrote:


At AA: I went off the darkwood buckler for slot.

Hah! So magical armor ignores the slots list, dear, dear, dear, tut tut - there you go everyone, even Paizo gets it wrong! There's hope for us all yet ;)

And be warned all you potential finalists, if I review Top 32 items again this year - Template Fu goes by the slot list! :P

Oddly though, this is a very late night catch, the buckler you link is half the weight of your one. There was a post in the superstar forums about maintaining consistency in weight of items, I think it was for boots at the time, but you might want to halve your weight to match the other listed buckler for consistency :)

I have looked through the second item and I think Brigg covered it all (very good feedback Brigg, btw), my only worry on top was, if the flaming wheel is real flames as opposed to being carved gold like the ring, I might have trouble storing it without my backpack catching fire, and I would be hesitant to move it back slightly for fear of burning my hand. Very minor and easily fixable :D

I'll have an in-depth look at the last one in the morning, I'm getting tired now so sleepies time for me, night all.

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Ok, Curaigh, first one - Fireward Scarab, Buckler, no punches pulled, brace yourself...

My first bone is the slot - is "shield" a recognized slot? Sorry it isn't - and wrist slot on the link actually lists buckler :P

I think a scarab beetle has wing plates that open when the wings are displayed for flight, so the description of the wings forming the enlarged light shield didn't quite sit right. Change the wings to "wing plates" and that would fix that as it brings to mind two half circular chitinous plates forming the bigger shield. However, if you stick with wings, you maybe have a....

Missed opportunity! The wings would be semi translucent, so you could have ended up with a translucent shield that distorts gaze attacks to being harmless when looking through the shield at an opponent with a gaze attack. This would be secondary to the main energy protection.

Back to your text...

I would move the 30 foot extension to just after the 15 foot and drop the first energy from the line starting "If the energy attack if fire energy..." as we know its an energy attack if the source is fire energy :P

I would probably reword it slightly to use phrasing of the form "The shield protects you or allies within 15 feet (30 feet if the source of the attack is fire based) from energy based attacks by emitting wings of red force that deflect the energy from the attack harmlessly away from the intended target."

I would put all of that before the boring +2 fire resistance - this is the cool power so it should be first, not a (boring) +2 bonus and you should know this by now, grrrrr!

I would probably drop the Selective Spell feat - I know what you were reaching for but I think it's superfluous - the magic is self explanatory, resilient sphere explains the reaching wings for allies and the core is explained by the resist energy spell.

Lol, hope I wasn't too brutal on that one!

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Have a go at feedback - it's an excellent learning tool - you have to study the items in depth to feedback on them. Try every opportunity you get!

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Ohhh, feels like I haven't reviewed a Curaigh design in ages... tagging for now, time to start reading :P


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Oh dear lord, I made it! One edit though please Paris/Tim just to be sure, there is no "s" on Adam - in my name - cheers.

Anthony "Template Fu" Adam :)


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Paris Crenshaw wrote:
Wayfinder Editors! If you confirmed with me that you are able to edit for #12, please check your inboxes. Assignments have all been e-mailed to you. Thank you again for your amazing support!

Just checking - does this mean everyone who was selected has been informed?


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Serpent wrote:
Anthony Adam wrote:
...because it could be argued it has two...

No creature can have two types. Two subtypes is possible, and some creatures count as being other types (e.g. inevitables or androids both count as being constructs for certain effects). But an inevitable is an outsider, and an android is a humanoid (android).

A templated creature that gains a new type loses its old type, but of course, as per the contest rules, templates or templated creatures were not allowed.

Ah well, that's me out then, I just checked, my two types were definitely types - I applied the undead type to a fey type so I messed that up then. Cest la vie.

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In the uk - fairy is singular, faerie refers to groups if that helps at all.


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Hmmm, wonders how his entry was counted in the types because it could be argued it has two (ish) >.< ...

Wonders if it also counted as humanoid... >.<

Notices it shared alignment with just one other...

And was the only one of its CR...

Hey this is just like RPG Superstar Judge teasers that have you second guessing all the way to reveal - such fun ;)

Lol, and that gives away not very much at all >.<

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Everyone pretty much has it covered but that last sentence is nagging me...

"Releasing the stone causes it to disappear from sight and reappear back on the choker."

basically releasing the stone causes it to reattach to the choker, so ... it doesn't really disappear from sight if you can see the choker :P

So keeping it as tight as possible for sub 200, you could simply have said,

"Stones leap back onto the choker when released." - this is also better because you don't ask yourself whether blink or teleport is needed in the construction to account for the stone vanishing and reappearing on the choker.

It is very minor in this case and not world shattering / rule breaking in any way and so isn't much of an issue but always be aware that visuals sometimes need to be accounted for.

And one very final subtle one, in the UK, a choker is a collar you put on dogs so that dogs that pull when on a lead learn not to pull - it constricts when they pull and loosens when they keep pace with their owner. So in my mind, I am wearing something designed to choke me, hmmmm, maybe not. >.< - be careful of things like that ;)

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Nice work.

Sorry about all the revisions and wording changes, I took the opportunity to practice improving my brevity at the same time as feeding back ;)

My muse still hasn't returned, I have no item(s) set aside for possible Superstar use still - maybe my holiday in 5 weeks will inspire me - fingers crossed.


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Aziwugum! The evil GM in me is now formulating a pack of them that surrounds a party and starts by breaking the parties weapons! evil grin.

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Also, when you do pare down the word count like we did today, try to avoid "adding one more thing" as that way leads to swiss army knife down-voting.

I know it is hard to stop when you have room for more, but that's one of the things I am having to learn, stopping when it's done and walking away.

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Wow, that is looking very, very nice now. Well done.

But you added something new :P - which is a whole new piece of feedback - evil grin.

That last line, you added about using it as a weapon, so would that be bludgeoning damage perhaps?

Double check the equipment tables and guidebooks, if there are hand held fans in there, check you aren't changing the existing damage amounts or types. (My books aren't to hand right now, so I can't check.)

The common term of phrase when referring to damage in a description is to use the term "points of {type} damage" - I know it saves two words by just saying "damage" but if you use the standard Paizo phrasing, the judges, whoever they are, will view your item as being clean and in need of little editing ;) - and with the word saving we have done today, you have plenty of spare to fix that :P

So, change that "1d6 damage" to "1d6 point of bludgeoning damage" - or piercing if you intend to say the damage comes from the metal spikes maybe? I have assumed using it closed like a small club rather than open to jam the spikes into the target. :) Alternatively, if you can find it on a core equipment list, simply say, it can be used as a standard fan and let the players look it up.


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Oh, you meanie!

Hmmm, the Welham monster... does CR even go that high?... :P


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Mike Kimmel wrote:

Just read two monsters. One was an easy keep. The other was an easy reject.

One of them was probably yours.

Not talking about mine...

Not talking about mine...

Not talking about mine...

Not talking about mine...

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As an aside, * blame Mikko * imagine allowing it to affect breath weapons and giving it to a dragon as part of it's hoard :P

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Adding the line back in, I will use my version to allow the item writer to adjust his own appropriately...

This small, folding courtier’s fan is comprised of seven silver spokes adhered to a piece of magically-enhanced parchment bearing a harrowing image of the desolate, blasted landscape of an ancient battlefield.

Three times a day, as a swift action, the wielder of a Fan of Altered Energies casts a damaging ray, line, or cone spell through it distorting the spell's normal effects as follows:

Casting a cone spell through a closed fan compresses the spell's effect into a 60 ft. ray, focusing the damage and increasing the spells damage dice by two steps (e.g. d3s to d6s, d4s to d8s, etc.).

Casting a ray or line spell through an open fan disperses the spell’s effect into a 20 ft. cone, reducing the spell's damage dice by two steps (e.g. d6s become d3s, etc.). Targets in the cone who succeed a Reflex save (DC ##) take half damage and do not gain any conditions (e.g. dazed, poisoned, stunned) normally gained from the spell.

Casting disintegrate through the fan has a 90% chance of destroying the fan.

total add = 3 words, bringing my version total to 216 :D

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Cool, so we do need the line bits then - I was working from memory, so at 52, I think I can be excused that one :P

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Yes, much much better. It's getting really hard to polish it anymore now... just found one.

"spell become increased by two steps" -> "spell increases by" (actively increasing I think reads better here - "become increased" sounds wrong when read aloud).

"convert" and "spreading out" seem blergh, let's see what we can do that might be better.... I also think "closed" fan is better than "folded" because folded could be interpreted as partially closed and not fully closed - leave no room for the twinks and rules manglers ;)

"Casting a spell through a closed fan compresses the spell effect into a 60 ft ray." - yeah, compress sounds much nice than convert and is a great foil for the change I am about to suggest for the second effect...

"Casting a ray spell through an open fan disperses the spell effect into a 20 ft. cone." (we don't need shaped burst, "cone" fully describes the effect and is a known game term in the same way that "ray" is.

Saving throw wording is usually "succeed at" with a DC, so... also "from the spell" can go as you stated at the start of the sentence that the target saving was hit by the spell's effect).

"Each creature hit by the altered spell succeeding a Reflex save (DC ##) takes half damage. A successful save negates conditions (e.g. dazed, stunned, poisoned, etc.) being placed on the target."

The last sentence on the change in spell power, the first half is kind of pointless as we know the energy is spread out from the initial cone shape alteration, so I would move the second half to immediately after the cone description, which also keeps it to a similar structure to the initial spell. Speaking of which, that first half of the second sentence for rays again can be adjusted to a single word "focusing"...

So let's see what my suggestions look like... (your para had 120 words)

"Casting a cone spell through a closed fan compresses the spell's effect into a 60 ft. ray, focusing the damage and increasing the spells damage dice by two steps (e.g. d3s to d6s, d4s to d8s, etc.).

Casting a ray spell through an open fan disperses the spell’s effect into a 20 ft. cone, reducing the spell's damage dice by two steps (e.g. d6s become d3s, etc.). Targets in the cone who succeed a Reflex save (DC ##) take half damage and do not gain any conditions (e.g. dazed, poisoned, stunned) normally gained from the spell."

95 words ;)

Almost there.

What does "do damage" mean - it means reducing hit points...

so let's knock a few more words on the head :P

"Ray spells that do no damage (such as ray of enfeeblement or enervation) cannot be distorted through the fan"

whoa, hang on, let's go back to the that Three times per day line...

"Three times per day, the wielder of a Fan of Altered Energies distorts the area, range, and damage of ray and cone spells cast through it." - ok, let's reword this every so slightly...

"Three times per day, the wielder of a Fan of Altered Energies casting a damaging ray or cone spell through it distorts the spells normal area and damaging effects."

Not sure of the wording is quite right here, but the point I am getting at is you can place the limitation in this sentence and lose the whole sentence from the end, leaving just the disintegrate special case.

So your latest version was 278 words in my word count. With all the cuts suggested above, we lose nothing and ... hang on...

That intro, wow, how many sentences. One of them is definitely a Templat Fu sentence. I don't need to know about opening or closing the fan, so let's change things a little here. Drop that whole sentence and change "Three times a day, "... "Three times a day, as a swift action, the wielder of a Fan of Altered Energies casts a damaging ray or cone spell through it distorting the spells normal effects as follows:"...

Now, retrieving or changing a weapon is normally a move action unless a feat is used to speed the process up (Quick Draw?), so we don't need to mention that in the same way that any other magical item that is not normally in hand doesn't bother telling you about the move action, so we can drop that too.

Phew, so my revised version of your description now looks like this...

This small, folding courtier’s fan is comprised of seven silver spokes adhered to a piece of magically-enhanced parchment bearing a harrowing image of the desolate, blasted landscape of an ancient battlefield.

Three times a day, as a swift action, the wielder of a Fan of Altered Energies casts a damaging ray or cone spell through it distorting the spells normal effects as follows:

Casting a cone spell through a closed fan compresses the spell's effect into a 60 ft. ray, focusing the damage and increasing the spells damage dice by two steps (e.g. d3s to d6s, d4s to d8s, etc.).

Casting a ray spell through an open fan disperses the spell’s effect into a 20 ft. cone, reducing the spell's damage dice by two steps (e.g. d6s become d3s, etc.). Targets in the cone who succeed a Reflex save (DC ##) take half damage and do not gain any conditions (e.g. dazed, poisoned, stunned) normally gained from the spell.

Casting disintegrate through the fan has a 90% chance of destroying the fan.

I paste that into your top and bottom template and the whole item using these revisions comes in at 213 words.

Nice! Please bear in mind that last year, the voting public after the first few days were complaining about 300 word items, now this version is no where near that - at 278 it may have suffered from voting fatigue, at 213 it is a lot less likely to suffer from that! ;)

Don't forget to work out the DC where the ## is in my example, you still need that even in your version.

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I cant think of a "line" spell, I think they are all rays but i could be wrong. You might be able to drop "any ray or line" to just "any ray".

You also have "my passive ability at being passive" :P

A quick test you can try against any item description. (see passive :P)

Can I find and eliminate these words "if, when, can, would, should, could, shall, may"? (there are other forms of passivity, but these seem to be the most common in item descriptions)

So let's look at some of your sentences, also note my subtle future proofing range change suggestion. It also keeps things simple by using the same proportion in both directions, from ray to cone and from cone to ray.

"Three times per day, the wielder of this fan may use the fan’s properties to distort the power, range and area of magical energies. If the fan...., Alternatively, if the fan..."

hmmm, there's so many passive words, a dog as passive wouldn't even wag his own tail :P - So let's eliminate a few...

"Three times per day, the wielder of the fan distorts the area and damage of ray or cone spells cast through it."

<para break>

"Casting a cone spell through a closed fan converts the cone into a ray of double the length of the cone".

Now, ray spells all target a single target and are touch attacks (I think) so the next sentence is rule repetition, so we can drop that whole sentence. Let the players and GM just use existing ray rules.

<para break> for the second use - it makes scanning at the game table much faster ;) and let's drop Alternatively, it's rubbish text that simply isn't needed, and, ohh, another if, and a may too!

"Casting a ray spell through an open fan converts the ray into a cone half the length of the ray."

I think that illustrates how eliminating passive makes things much better - a) with less words, b) stronger in impact (saying what it IS not what it might be).

As everyone says, it's a great item, so now get rid of the passivity and make it truly shine! :D


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Uh-oh, mine wasn't one of the popular alignments >.<


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Damn, I knew I should have gone for that vampire Paladin :P

Marathon Voter 2013, Marathon Voter 2014

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Blast Fan - the name gets me - it just doesnt make me go wow - but as the king of bad naming, you can have that pinch of salt with this feedback ;

Changing the shapes of areas is a nice thing to try - it has proven successful in the past with a magic lantern I think it was.

I think my fellow cohorts in crime :P have picked out everything else, these last items of yours have definitely shown improvement! Well done!

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I'm struggling this year - normally I have a shortlist of items for the competition by this time. Currently, I have none >.< - Probably because I am really busy writing PFS scenario proposals and sending samples of my work to Paizo and 3PP trying to get the door open...

How are the rest of you doing prep wise?


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Kthulhu wrote:
Anthony Adam wrote:
So, I'll cut you a deal, you type out the srd as a request list in alphabetical order and post it here and I'll add it to my list cutting and pasting from your post :P
You missed the post where I already did that. However, you're gonna have to cull through it to cut out the monsters that have already been converted.

Ah, I haven't quite gotten there yet. Getting closer though. Hopefully another update in a couple days, I have been snowed under this week with producing a PFS Scenario proposal, making sure I was in the Here Be Monsters competition and a few other bits and pieces I can't talk about :)


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MMCJawa wrote:

To be honest, now that Dreamscarred Press has a dedicated Psionic bestiary, I don't really feel much need for Pathfinder to adapt most of those monsters.

I would rather have new monsters that play with the themes for occult magic than revamp existing Psionic monsters, especially since I am not sure they actually will fit will with what Paizo is doing in Occult Adventures.

I'm hoping for some creepy and scary monsters that creep you out and scare you with their theme rather than their stats... fingers crossed.


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Kthulhu wrote:
Kthulhu wrote:

A bit of searching found me a list of the SRD monsters, that seems to be complete. You could start with this as your checklist:

** spoiler omitted **...

A few more notes: The Tomes of Horrors added a whole lot more monsters to the list of open content. All of these have already been converted to PFRPG by Frog God Games. And almost the entirety of the open content psionic monsters were converted by Dreamscarred Press in their Psionic Bestiary (a few psionic versions of regular monsters, a template that gives psionic powers, and the psionic version of the neolithid seem to have been overlooked).

Although I could add the SRD list to my list, it would be against the theme of the thread - I want to only list those creatures that people actually request and want rather than a job list of all monsters produced under open licence in other sources. To this end, when I am done with this wish list, I intend to scan the prior wish lists to include anything requested previously that is missing in this thread.

So, I'll cut you a deal, you type out the srd as a request list in alphabetical order and post it here and I'll add it to my list cutting and pasting from your post :P


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Check your printer settings when the printer dialog pops up. on my Epson, I get the option to print 2 or 4 pages to a page, which lets the printer driver and printer do all the work for me :)

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