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RPG Superstar 2009 Top 16, 2012 Top 32. RPG Superstar 2013 Marathon Voter, 2014 Marathon Voter. Pathfinder Society Member. 3,955 posts (4,089 including aliases). No reviews. No lists. No wishlists. 1 Pathfinder Society character. 9 aliases.


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Where I've Been

As some of you may recall, towards the end of last year, I was preparing to self-publish an amateur PDF of campaign-related house rules. You may also have noticed that I decided to shelve that project a couple weeks before distributing online content I had prepared as promotional material.

Why did I put my amateur publishing project on the back burner? I decided at the last minute that I would rather spend my time establishing a viable, professional PDF publishing business, one involving an ongoing product line that generates a growing inventory of products to populate an online storefront.

Needless to say, planning a sustained product line with a regular release schedule has required much more of my time than cranking out a one-shot PDF. Hence my reduced presence here on the boards over the past six months or so, and my lack of product releases during that time.

My apologies for the sudden change of plans, and for the much-delayed progress report.

Where I'm Going

I still have months of work to do before I am ready to say anything too concrete about my new, improved publishing plan. I can say this: I have a vision for my first product line, and I am constructing a detailed outline that spans an initial run of roughly four dozen PDF products.

I'm hoping this level of advance planning will allow me to release products at a steady rate of two PDFs per month once the necessary groundwork is in place (but no promises). Whatever the release schedule, I will make sure all forty-eight of my planned releases form a cohesive product line.

I will also make an effort to keep anyone following this thread informed of my progress (but again, no promises). If nothing else, I will make an announcement on this forum when I release the first of the offerings in the product line I am planning.

Thank you for reading. I hope to have more details for you soon.

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Vic Wertz wrote:
Others will be brought in at the appropriate time—lots and lots of others.

For a brief second, I read that as, "Otters will be brought in... lots and lots of otters."

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The following preview is rated PG-13:
MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "This March, the next chapter in the story of Amiri and Sajan begins..."

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MORGAN FREEMAN: "Many years ago, a story was told about a band of heroes who traveled back in time to kill Hitler. This is their story..."

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Interior. A house in Indiana.

[A phone rings. SAJAN answers.]

CALLER: "Sajan, we have an assignment for you and Amiri."

SAJAN: "Sorry, Madam Director, but we're retired."

CALLER: "Your country needs you, Sajan. The reanimated Brain of Hitler is the most dangerous terrorist the world has ever known, and only you can stop him."

---

Exterior. Day. A street lined with cars.

[Enter SAJAN, walking down the street.]

SAJAN (voice-over): "My name is Sajan. I protect commoners from Big Bad Evil Guys."

[Sajan glances at AMIRI, who is standing across the street, and nods. Amiri nods back at Sajan and presses a detonator she is holding. A car explodes behind Sajan. Sajan stridently walks away from the explosion, not once looking back.]

SAJAN (voice-over): "I've very good at my job... But this time, something strange is going on. I need answers, and time is running out."

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Interior. Courtroom.

[JACK NICHOLSON sits on the witness stand. AMIRI stands in front of it.]

NICHOLSON: "You want answers?"

AMIRI: "I want the truth!"

NICHOLSON: "YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH!"

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Interior. A hallway in the National Weather Service headquarters.

[A SUPERVISOR walks briskly down the hallway. A frantic SCIENTIST approaches him.]

SCIENTIST: "Sir, I've just done some calculations. You need to see this." [Holds out a clipboard.]

SUPERVISOR [waving the Scientist aside]: "I don't have time for your so-called calculations. I have a meeting at the White House in twenty minutes, and I need to reassure the President that the worst of this freakish weather we've been having is finally over."

SCIENTIST: "You have to listen to me. It's not over at all. There's a 98% chance the weather patterns we've been seeing are the result of a rift the space-time continuum. Also, there's a meteor about to hit the Earth, the signal we've been tracking is coming from an alien spacecraft hiding on the dark side of the Moon, and a tornado en route to downtown Los Angeles just sucked up a bunch of great white sharks... But our first priority needs to be the rift in the space-time continuum."

SUPERVISOR: "I've had it with your crackpot theories. You're fired!"

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Exterior. Space.

[An alien spacecraft lurks behind the Moon as a meteor approaches the Earth.]

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Exterior. Day. The Pacific Coast.

[A shark-laden tornado drifts towards the coastline.]

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Exterior. Day. A city street.

[A FAT MAN exits a fast food joint carrying a burrito. He pauses as he is about to take a bite. Down the street, he sees a rift in space-time forming. The Fat Man lowers his burrito in amazement. A squad of TERMINATORS emerges from the rift.]

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Exterior. Day. The streets of downtown Tokyo.

[Various PEDESTRIANS are going about their business when a rift in space-time forms above the city. One of the Pedestrians gestures emphatically and shouts in Japanese. Emerging from the Rift, VELOCIRAPTORS rain down on Tokyo. Each one lands on its feet. The velociraptors begin ransacking Tokyo.]

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Interior. Secret Nazi base.

[The BRAIN OF HITLER sits in a jar.]

BRAIN OF HITLER: "All is going according to plan." [Laughs maniacally.]

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Exterior. Day. The streets of downtown Tokyo.

[Various PEDESTRIANS flee from rampaging VELOCIRAPTORS.]

SAJAN (voice-over): "It's time to go to work."

[A GIRL, separated from her parents, stands alone in the street. A velociraptor approaches, menacing the girl. Enter SAJAN. With a sweeping kick, Sajan trips the raptor. Enter AMIRI, in a flying leap, wielding an oversized sword. As Amiri lands, she decapitates the raptor.]

SAJAN: "Good job, Amiri."

[Amiri nods.]

SAJAN: "Good job, Tony."

[Across the street, IRON MAN stands above a defeated raptor. He gives Sajan the 'thumbs-up' sign.]

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Interior. Secret Nazi base.

[The BRAIN OF HITLER sits in a jar.]

BRAIN OF HITLER: "The fools think they're winning, but my plan has only just begun." [Laughs maniacally.]

[VOLDEMORT stands nearby. Voldemort laughs maniacally.]

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Exterior. Day. Los Angeles.

[WILL SMITH watches the sky as a giant alien ship descends, casting its shadow on the city.]

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Exterior. Day. A freeway in the Matrix.

[SAJAN and AGENT SMITH exchange blows atop a sixteen-wheeler barreling down the freeway. AMIRI stands nearby, ready to decapitate the agent, but is forced to dodge gunfire from somewhere behind the truck. A car carrying GUN-TOTING AGENTS is approaching the truck from behind.]

SAJAN [delivering a stunning blow to AGENT SMITH]: "I've got this, Amiri. You take care of that car behind us."

[Amiri nods and leaps from the back of the sixteen-wheeler. She lands on her feet on the pavement beside the car full of Gun-Toting Agents. Swinging her sword, she chops the car's engine block in half. The car explodes into pieces which are carried forward by the car's momentum. Traffic behind Amiri swerves to avoid hitting her. Tires squeal. A tanker truck jackknifes in slow motion, tumbling through the air above Amiri, missing the top of her head by mere inches.]

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Interior. Los Angeles police department.

[A POLICE CAPTAIN sits at a desk. AMIRI and SAJAN stand before him.]

CAPTAIN: "Dammit, detectives. Do you have any idea how much that stunt you pulled on the freeway is going to cost the taxpayers of this city?" [Leafs through some papers.] "Two sixteen-wheelers destroyed. Fifteen other vehicles totaled. Damage to three overpasses and four buildings."

SAJAN: "We're doing what we have to do, Captain. This is the only way we'll save the city from space-time distortions."

CAPTAIN: “You two are the real menace to society. You're both off the case.”

SAJAN: "Then I'm done with this department." [Sajan removes a badge he is wearing and throws it as if it were a shuriken. The badge lodges in the wall behind the Captain's desk.]

CAPTAIN: "What are you doing, Sajan?"

SAJAN: "I'm taking matters into my own hands, where we all know they belong. I'm going to find out who's behind all these rifts in space-time, and I'm taking them out, with or without your help."

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Exterior. Day. Tokyo.

[Various PEDESTRIANS are going about their business as CITY WORKERS clear away dead dinosaurs. In the background, an angry GODZILLA rises up from the city's harbor.]

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Exterior. Day. The ruins of Los Angeles.

[A TERMINATOR riding a VELOCIRAPTOR waves forward an army of ZOMBIES. SOLDIERS frantically attempt to evacuate CIVILIANS. In the background, OPTIMUS PRIME battles a MARTIAN TRIPOD.]

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Interior. Secret Nazi base.

[The BRAIN OF HITLER sits in a jar. The Brain of Hitler laughs maniacally.]

[EMPEROR PALPATINE stands nearby. Emperor Palpatine laughs maniacally.]

[KING JOFFREY stands nearby. King Joffrey laughs maniacally.]

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Exterior. Cloudy day. A plain.

[AMIRI stands before an army of HIGHLANDERS.]

AMIRI [holding aloft her sword]: "They can take our lives, but they can never take... OUR FREEDOM!"

[Amiri charges. The Highlanders draw swords and charge behind her. Together, they advance upon an enormous horde of ORCS that awaits them on the plain.]

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Exterior. Twilight. A promontory abutting a cliff.

[Little more than a silhouette, SAJAN faces off against a group of PERSIAN SOLDIERS. The soldiers have their backs to the cliff. In slow motion, Sajan drives the Persians back, pushing them off the cliff.]

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "Written by Joss Whedon."

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Exterior. Day. A rubble-strewn street in New York City.

[A GIANT FROM JOTUNHEIM is standing above a prone CAPTAIN AMERICA. Captain America is dazed, and is not holding his signature shield.]

GIANT: "Foolish mortal. It would take a god to defeat the likes of me!"
[The giant pulls back his enormous fist, ready to land a killing blow.]

[Enter TORAG in a timely fashion. Torag smashes the giant with his warhammer, knocking the giant into the sky and over the horizon.]

CAPTAIN AMERICA: "Torag? God of the dwarves of Golarion?"

TORAG: "You were expecting some other god with a hammer?"

CAPTAIN AMERICA: "Ah. Nice one-liner."

TORAG: "Thanks. The best part was the meta-humor."

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "Directed by J.J. Abrams."

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Interior. Death Star.

[Unnecessary lens flare.]

[KIRK and SPOCK battle one another with lightsabers to the classic "Kirk Versus Spock" theme song.]

[Unnecessary lens flare.]

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "Cinematography by Michael Bay."

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Exterior. Death Star.

[The Death Star explodes.]

---

Exterior. Starship Enterprise.

[The Enterprise explodes.]

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Exterior. Pompeii.

[Mount Vesuvius explodes.]

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Exterior. Night. Mordor.

[SUPERMAN flies across Mordor and punches the EYE OF SAURON. The Eye of Sauron explodes.]

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "Starring Sajan as Sajan..."

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Interior. A castle.

[SAJAN and his ADVISORS study a map of Westeros. A MESSENGER arrives.]

MESSENGER: "Sajan, the Brain of Hitler has captured Amiri!"

SAJAN: "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!"

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "And Amiri as Amiri."

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Interior. Secret Nazi base.

[AMIRI is chained to a wall. KING JOFFREY stands in front of her, holding the BRAIN OF HITLER in a jar.]

JOFFREY: "Now, it's just a matter of time before Sajan comes to rescue you. And when he does, my minions will be lying in wait, ready to destroy him once and for all."

AMIRI: "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!"

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "Also starring Matt Damon as Ben Affleck..."

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Exterior. Night. The tallest rooftop in Gotham City.

[BEN AFFLECK is dressed as Batman. He stands at the edge of the rooftop, watching the city below.]

BEN AFFLECK: "I'm Batman."

FANDOM: "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!"

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "And Scarlett Johansson in tight black leather."

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Interior. Office building lobby.

[SCARLETT JOHANSSON is dressed in tight black leather. She stands on a balcony while a GOON on the first floor aims a bazooka in her direction. The Goon fires a rocket. Scarlett Johansson makes a dramatic swan dive off the balcony, catches a hanging light fixture, and swings to safety as the balcony explodes behind her.]

IMGUR.COM: "{Picture of Scarlett Johansson swan-diving off the Empire State Building} {Picture of Scarlett Johansson swan-diving off the Eiffel Tower} {Picture of Scarlett Johansson swan-diving off a hot dog stand}"

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "With Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McCellen, Liam Neeson, Christopher Walkin, Harrison Ford, Johnny Depp, Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, Halle Berry, Jodie Foster, Shia LeBeouf, Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lawrence Fishburne, and Samuel L. Jackson."

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Exterior. Cloudy day. A plain.

[SAMUEL L. JACKSON stands before an army of HIGHLANDERS, dressed as a Jedi.]

SAMUEL L. JACKSON [holding aloft a lightsaber]: "I have had it with these motherfrakkin' orcs on this motherfrakkin' plain!"

[Samuel L. Jackson charges. The Highlanders draw lightsabers and charge behind him. Together, they advance upon an enormous horde of ORCS that awaits them on the plain.]

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "Featuring Miley Cyrus as King Joffrey..."

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Interior. Secret Nazi base.

[AMIRI stands before a startled KING JOFFREY, wearing broken manacles.]

JOFFREY: "You... You can't fight me. You've studied Law. You're not qualified to be a barbarian anymore. Barbarians can't be lawful."

AMIRI: "Are you accusing me of being an ex-barbarian?"

JOFFREY: "You... You are an ex-barbarian."

[Amiri slugs Joffrey, knocking him unconscious.]

AMIRI: "The defense rests."

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "And Angelina Jolie as the Pommel of the Sword of Killing Hitler."

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Exterior. Twilight. A lakeside in England.

[The SWORD OF KILLING HITLER is embedded, blade down, in a large boulder. Metallica music is blaring somewhere in the background.]

POMMEL OF THE SWORD OF KILLING HITLER: "Admit it: I'm the hottest pommel you've ever seen. You know you totally want to make out with me."

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "Coming this March...

"Star Trek, Episode VII: Age of Ultron vs. Superman."

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Interior. Secret Nazi base.

[SAJAN stares down the BRAIN OF HITLER from across the room. Sajan wields the Sword of Killing Hitler and the Brain of Hitler sits in a jar.]

[Sajan performs an amazing display of swordsmanship. The Brain of Hitler sits in a jar.]

[Sajan freezes in a stance of perfect readiness. The Brian of Hitler sits in a jar.]

[Sajan lets out a mighty shout and leaps across the room, swinging the Sword of Killing Hitler in an impressive arc as he jumps past the jar holding the Brain of Hitler. The jar shatters as Sajan passes, but the Brain initially seems unharmed. Then, slowly, the top half of the Brain slides off the bottom half, betraying a perfect, razor-sharp cut that has sliced it cleanly in half.]

[Enter AMIRI, who stomps on the two halves of the Brain until nothing is left but a stain on the floor.]

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MORGAN FREEMAN: "And thus, the trailer for the film revealed all of the major plot points in said film, along with the final results of the climactic battle scene. It was, in that respect, a fairly typical Hollywood movie trailer.

"Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to go read my grocery list and make it sound like the most profound statement uttered in the history of Western civilization."

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MOVIE-TRAILER GUY: "Star Trek, Episode VII: Age of Ultron vs. Superman.

"Retirement just got interesting."

[Everything explodes.]

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ericthecleric wrote:
Hi all, good luck with the project, but can I suggest that you rename the medium class? Purple Duck Games already has a published class called the medium. To potentially avoid confusion, it might be helpful to do so!

Given the five (?) published archetypes and classes named "swashbuckler," including two swashbucklers from Paizo and one from WotC, I trust that the gaming public is savvy enough to distinguish between two classes that happen to have the same Real-World-inspired name.

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Why do the people of Golarion not permit interracial marriage?

Or does "bastard" have some archaic meaning with which I'm not familiar?

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Scarletrose wrote:
I doubt you can rework your cool mummy variant for an adventure played in a demiplane of water.

Challenge accepted. On a demiplane of water, you might encounter...

Bog mummies: "Some mummies are created by natural processes which occur only in peat bogs."

Buoyant dead: "The desiccated corpse of this aquatic creature floats in a bubble of stale air."

Waterlogged mummies: "An inanimate mummy exposed to large amounts of water is ruined. An undead mummy exposed to large amounts of water is merely transformed..."

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The globsters are all killed by the shadows, specters, wights, and wraiths that took over the world.

Also, someone threw brown mold into the Elemental Plane of Fire, turning it into the Elemental Plane of Brown Mold.

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Robert Brookes wrote:
I had presumed most people would go that route, and decided to...

First rule of Superstar designer commentary: Don't post any Superstar designer commentary until voting is closed.

Second rule of Superstar designer commentary: Don't post any Superstar designer commentary until voting is closed.

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Jacob Trier wrote:
Mark D Griffin wrote:
That's probably something that will happen after round 2 is over, or at least after the submission deadline.
What Mark said. It is perfectly all right to make and post a monster, but out of respect for the Top 32, wait until after their round 2 entries have been revealed.

Actually, you should wait until Round 2 voting is finished. Otherwise, you'll have some voters comparing and contrasting Top 32 monsters to monsters that aren't even in the competition, possibly to the detriment of one or more contestants. ("Why should I vote for Top 32 monster #3? Also-ran monster #7 clearly proves that there's a better mechanical way to pull off that monster's concept?")

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Overall, I particularly liked 99 items, of which roughly half were in the Top 100. From these, I selected the list appearing below. Exactly half of these selected items were in the Top 100. Of those that were in the Top 100, roughly half were in the Top 32. In other words, my picks this year are exactly as predictive as picks made by a random number generator.

Here are some of the items I liked this year:

Epic Meepo's Top 16:

Choker of the Siphoning Scorpion
Chrysalis Vial
Cleats of Unsubtle Entrance
Deck of the Hellwasp's Sting
Driftwood Token
Gloves of the Dread Viper
Gloves of the Sentimental Dead
Ironmorph Dust
Jar of Imprisoned Echoes
Jingasa of Steadfast Defense
Shawl, Spell-Mirror
Tactician's Go-Ke
Thumb-Heeled Boots
Treestrider’s Satchel
Turban of Psychic Resonance
Water Rat Pouch

Epic Meepo's Next 16:

Amulet of Reverse Incantation
Charlatan's Symbol
Gauntlet of Earth Shattering and Elevating
Glaring Mask
Groundbreaker Cloak
Horned Helm of the Wild Stag
Hostess' Earrings
Ice Rime Gloves
Pouch of Miraculous Seeds
Rope of the Arena
Sewing Form of the Steel Seamstress
Soul’s Visage
Spellsnaring Canvas
Troll Hide Bandages
Tsunami Sash
Wardstone Bracers

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Epic Meepo, Superstar 2009 Top 16, Superstar 2012 Top 32, Superstar 2013 Top 89, Superstar 2014 Top 100

Other contestants need to stop improving every year. I keep sliding lower in the standings. :P

Edit: I was really worried I wouldn't make it into the Top 100, given the fact that Anthony Adam posted a butterfly-themed sample item on the forums (even going so far as to call out "chrysalis" as a cool word). I also know from the Incessant Ramble thread that at least one Marathon Voter was consistently down-voting all potion-related items.

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Don't let it go to your head. That invite applies to all MVP Anthony Adams (plural). :P

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Well, it's not a forum tag, but...

Fans of Anthony Adam should carefully read the OP in this year's Guildhall thread. You'll notice that I have used my powers as the official Guildhall proprietor to acknowledge Anthony's contributions to this contest. :)

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Jacob W. Michaels wrote:
Congratulations, everyone! Looking forward to an exciting run!

You won't have to split the Jacob vote this year. :)

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Nine more items added. (I didn't preserve any all-caps formatting in those item names.)

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Had to take a break from voting just now because a car drove through a glass wall in the lobby of the building where I work. (No one was injured.)

That has to be some sort of omen.

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You know, item, if the random proverb you included at the end of your description was included as an actual inscription on your item instead of an aside directly addressing the reader, I'd have had much more respect for your witticism.

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Item whose formatting somehow extends beyond the voting window. Check.

(I had to up-vote that one, because it's clearly magical in real life. Also, it was better than the other item.)

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So far, I've seen 373 items more than once:

3 items seven times each;
9 items six times each;
22 items five times each;
53 items four times each;
110 items three times each; and
176 items two times each.

I've seen my item exactly once.

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Hah! Not only is that item hilarious, but it's also useful.

I don't care if it's a joke item; I'd build a character based on that.

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Hamster item. Check.

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Jet pack item. Check.

Also: two alliterative turtle items!

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For all the new voters who weren't around in 2010, the item in this screenshot is Sean K. Reynolds's example of how not to design a wondrous item. (Actually, it's his demonstration of the submission tool preview button in action, but it's also a textbook example of how not to design a wondrous item.)

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Drejk wrote:
It's no time for dreaming.

The items I'm seeing disagree with you.

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Oh, duh. Every time I've seen that item, I've tried to figure out why it has the powers it has. I just now realized that one particular word in the item's name was referring to a particular monster. Now it makes perfect sense.

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W00t!

Three votes after the cull, I see my item for the first time!

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Oh, no! Now my scavenger hunt for infamous items mentioned in the Voters' Incessant Ramble thread may never be completed. I knew I should have voted more. :P

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Chris Shaeffer wrote:
I was thinking of making a system where the slots were based on the seven chakras.

Funny enough, I was thinking of making a system where the chakras were based on the various magic item slots.

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Garrett Guillotte wrote:
The agricultural items are probably inspired by Ultimate Campaign coming out this year and expanding Kingmaker's kingdom building rules.

The thing that disappoints me about all of the agricultural items that would be perfect for kingdom building is that none of them actually reference the kingdom building rules.

I would gladly up-vote the (purely-hypothetical) plow of mighty plowing if, in addition to the obligatory "increases crop yield" effect, it went on to state, "Each plow of mighty plowing owned by the citizens of a given kingdom counts as an additional farm within that kingdom's territory, as per the rules for kingdom building (Ultimate Campaign)."

That would have been an awesome agricultural item.

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Aaron Miller 335 wrote:
I second my vote for the "Create a new organization" round.

They can do another organization round after I win the competition, and not a moment before then. I don't want to touch a Golarion-specific organization assignment with a ten-foot pole, even if it pays real money.

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xebeche wrote:
I'll keep my eyes peeled.

There's an item for that.

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One glove? Two gloves?

That's nothing. One of this year's entries is a set of three gloves!

(I'm not kidding.)

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Mikaze wrote:
Aaaand just had the same pair twice in a row again. WITHOUT switching sides. :O

Pay no attention to that. That's just the Machines making changes to the Matrix.

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Two theme music items. Check.

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Yeah, I think the voters have gotten most of the vitriol out of their system. The Ramble thread's really starting to slow down, and the posts that do show up there aren't nearly as cantankerous as they once were.

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Oh! I didn't pay nearly enough attention to that item the first time I saw it. That's much more useful than I thought it was. Up-vote.

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mln84 wrote:
Eric Hindley wrote:
Eric Morton wrote:
Okay, I admit it. Now I'm just posting because I should be close to close to getting a Dedicated Voter tag and I want to make sure I didn't miscount.
You know you can just check it in your profile, right? ;)
Or just preview without actually posting.

Neither of which adds to the post count of this massive thread... :P

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Okay, I admit it. Now I'm just posting because I should be close to close to getting a Dedicated Voter tag and I want to make sure I didn't miscount.

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And the infamous "last paragraph that ruins a perfectly good item" strikes again.

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Arkos wrote:
On another note, infamous implies negativity. If you're thinking about them as infamous, doesn't that affect your judgment?

Nope. Richard Feynman was an infamous ladies' man. He was also one of the greatest physicists to have ever lived. His infamous reputation does not prevent me from recognizing his intellectual achievements.

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Hmmm. I've finally caught up with this thread, and it seems that my item falls into at least one category people are consistently down-voting and at least one category people are consistently up-voting. I guess I'll have to hope it falls more strongly into the latter.

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Arkos wrote:

Likewise, the oddly specific Bingo game in the thread. Funny joke, but has it incited new voters to auto-downvote those items?

These are inherent problems with public voting (see: East Coast exit polling's effect on West Coast voting), so I don't think much can be done about it, gag order or no....

I can't speak for other voters, but I judge the items I'm seeing based on the items themselves, not other voter's commentary. While it's true that I'm entertaining myself with a scavenger hunt for the infamous items people have mentioned in the rambling thread, that hasn't somehow compelled me to abandon my own judgment and conform to the opinions of others.

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Official

Be warned... it's a trap!

Additionally,

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I'm seeing plenty of items that I'm up-voting consistently despite formatting, spelling, and copy-paste errors. I'm also up-voting plenty of items that fall into various overcrowded categories, or that include various overused words/phrases.

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Mikko Kallio wrote:
How much does an oath weigh?

ZZ lbs.

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What's up with all of these items whose names are abstract philosophical concepts instead of physical objects? Are this year's designers living in some sort of platonic aether where "aspects" and "rights" and what-not are physical things one can pick up and handle?

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One day, I will be able to vote against you, item I hate just slightly less than every item you've been paired against. One day.

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What's with all the Golarion gods crying?

Guess they must be Champion voters.

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DeathQuaker wrote:
Correct me if I am wrong, but -- if it is specified as made of a special material, shouldn't the cost of that material be included in the creation costs? I realize it might depend on the material but I'm not sure...

Presumably, if the item's cost is much greater than the material's cost, the material's cost is included in the item's cost (in the same way the cost of masterwork armor is included in the cost of adamantine armor). After all, part of the item's cost has to go towards the actual materials used to craft the item.

Of course, all that being said, I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that the special materials cost is not the only problem with the item in question...

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Mike Welham wrote:
I will keep an eye out for that one.

There's an item for that...

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