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Pathfinder Society Member. 330 posts (5,345 including aliases). No reviews. No lists. 2 wishlists. 14 aliases.


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Andoran

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Meow?

Add Ears?

Andoran

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MC R.E.Z. wrote:
Never saw it.

Find it, Watch it. One of my favorite movies.

IMDB wrote:
A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

Andoran

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I was sooo stuck on the E and now that you've put it up there it seems so obvious...

Andoran

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Reminds me of Repo the genetic opera.

Andoran

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Synthetic
Personality
Energetics and
Cyber
Technology
Research in
Atomic
Law

This is hard...

Andoran

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Yup, and I'm still no closer to making a decision about what to play.

Option A: Giant Robot pilot.
Option B: Soldier/Assassin - Cyborg.
Option C: Mutant with genetic powers.

Andoran

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It's as open as can be.

Think of an aspect you want and give it a +1 to a +5 the higher the number the better you are at it. If it would apply to something your character is trying to do you add the bonus. Anything is possible.

Same is true for negatives. Pick things you're not so good at or aspects that could interfere and apply a -1 to -5 to them.

They can be epic or seemingly mundane doesn't matter.

If you look at Miho's sample sheet you can get a bit of an idea.

Some Abilities:
Armored: Reduces Damage
Art of Invisibility: Stealth
Attack: Self Explanatory
Barrier: Defense, Chance to negate attacks.
Beautiful: If it's helpful you get extra dice.
Charismatic: Diplomacy
Combat Expert: Either a single technique or a knowledge.
Companion: Self Explanatory
Connected: Self Explanatory
Cute: Kind of like beautiful
Dexterous: Slight of hand,
Dimensional Pocket: Pull items from other dimensions.
Endurance Reserve: Modifies your endurance score.
Evasive: Works like barrier except you dodge.
Famous: Self Explanitory
Flight: ...
Gear: An Item that works as another ability but requires possession.
Healer: ...
Heightened Senses: ...
Illusionist: Create illusions

Weaknesses:
Absent Minded
Accidental Transformation
Ageism: easily dismissed because of you apparent age. (Old or Young)
Airhead
Amnesia
Clumsy
Code of Conduct
Coward
Dense
Focus: Required to use an ability.
Frail
Lecherous
Loner

I still haven't gotten to the combat just yet.

Andoran

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I've only glanced over the book so far but it seems like for every rank you put into something you get extra dice when determining success or failure. Going with base zero means your overall point value can't exceed zero, so for every neat little thing you can do you need a negative in something else. Even something minor like being poor or a terrible cook.

I haven't gone over combat yet.

Andoran

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I've got 188 different anime listed on Myanimelist.net and I haven't updated it in a while.

51.34 days worth... wow.

Andoran

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Those comments were making me sick.... religious bigots everywhere.

Andoran

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I'm thinking a more stealth/skill based character. Maybe the three T's (Telepathy, Telekinesis, Teleportation)

Are we going with Base Zero for creation?

Andoran

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I'm bouncing around on a bunch of stuff, right now it's Celldweller.

Andoran

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Link broken.

Is this right?

Andoran

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Which version of the game should I look for?

Andoran

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Thanks.

I was thinking more along the lines of colonization of satellites/the Moon/ or Mars. The early stages.

Andoran

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Couple questions:

Is the setting on future "Earth" (unaltered timeline) or something of your own design?

Will there be space travel?

Andoran

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This is a thing

Andoran

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First I've heard of the system at first glace it reminds me of Exalted. Which I never had the chance to play.

I think I'll enjoy it for the same reason I enjoy Mutants and Masterminds. You don't often get the chance to go ham on character creation and make something out of the box.

Andoran

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Dot.

Andoran

You can treat the symptoms but the disease rages on.

Andoran

Oh thank god a Doctor. I think I've come down with a terminal case of winning.

Andoran

This isn't going to end until the Dev's lock the thread, then they win.

Andoran

Alright so that bachelor party went on all night and I ended up late for work because of it. No sleep just a quick change and back to the grind.

If someone could be so kind as to post how many skills a paladin gets and what I've got to chose from, as well as starting equipment. With that I should be able to pull something together before the deadline. Thanks in advance.

Andoran

Fluff:

What I've got so far.

Raised as a man of the cloth, Eisen is the 4th and only surviving son of Mark "The Red". From a young age Eisen lacked the aptitude for advanced studies and comprehensive knowledge but the young man possessed an unwavering conviction for justice, strength at arms and an uncanny knack for leadership. Whether to find lost treasure or fight off the local bullies, Eisen would often lead small groups of children on quests drawn from his own imagination.

When Eisen grew older his friends moved on and took to trade jobs. Farming, Crafting, Sculpting and Building. These tasks never set well with the young half-elf, his sense of wonder and adventure pulled him away from the mundane. His prevalence to fight injustice with the point of a blade distanced him from his fellow clergymen and Eisen was left with little choice but to leave his home and search out a place of his own.

He found life on the road to be exhilarating, all manner of beast stalked the wilderness and Eisen loved every moment of it. From fighting off thieves and bandits a few rabbid beasts even the occasional night celebrating with the fairer sex. Eisen had found peace of mind on the road but still he lacked a place to call home.

On a night of uncharacteristic drunkenness (never again will he dare to drink dwarven fire water) near Greatwall, Eisen found himself in a shared cell with a loon. A madman who rambled on about the strangest of things. All of which long forgotten by Eisen in his drunken state. But his sense of adventure drew him to accept a gift from the old man. A book with markings which made no sense at all to the paladin, but he had promised to protect the thing at all cost if for no other reason then to calm the strange man.

After his night in the brig Eisen was made to teach several recruits on how to handle a sword. As a form of "community service" required after the damages he had caused in his drunken state. A month long crash course on "how to die like a champion." Eisen liked to call it. His students didn't share his sense of humor.

Crunch will have to come later. And the background outline will also change now that I've scribed up some fluff.

Andoran

I'll see what I can put together today.

Right now I'm active in two games. (Cadranite and Icathia)

Andoran

Rolls:
5d6 ⇒ (6, 3, 4, 1, 6) = 20
3d6 ⇒ (6, 5, 3) = 14
6d6 ⇒ (4, 6, 1, 2, 1, 4) = 18
3d6 ⇒ (2, 3, 4) = 9
3d6 ⇒ (1, 3, 1) = 5
4d6 ⇒ (5, 1, 5, 6) = 17

16,14,14,9,5,16 (Paladin and probably a race with a Wis boost. Maybe Half-Elf. )

GMT-5 (Omaha,NE) It's 9AM as of this post. Posting everyday will not be a problem.

I don't have the book with me ATM (I'm at work) and I've got a bachelor party after work so I'll post something as soon as I can. Probably tomorrow after 3pm. If that's alright?

Background:
Acolyte (To be expanded upon later.)

Personality Trait:
I’ve spent so long in the temple that I have little
practical experience dealing with people in the
outside world.

Ideal:
Power, I hope to one day rise to the top of my faith’s
religious hierarchy.

Bond:
I seek to preserve a sacred text that my enemies
consider heretical and seek to destroy.

Flaw:
My piety sometimes leads me to blindly trust those
that profess faith in my god.

Andoran

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@Louise Van Andel

I'd like to know more about the Schim.

Did you create this race from scratch or did you base it off another pre-existing culture?

Have you thought about the race's origins? Do they have ruins buried in the wasteland or perhaps are they from another plane, similar to the gnomes in golarion?

Society and Values?

Mostly I'm bored and would like to know how much thought you've put into your race as a whole.

Andoran

I know it was meant as a joke but it raises an interesting question.

I imagine living in a society limited to only two genders one would have to associate themselves with one predominantly.

Andoran

I think it would depend on what you plan to use the arms for.

Andoran

It sounds like it's a regional language, but I don't know.

Andoran

Raubtier - German for Predator.

Andoran

A teleportation wizard can do it plenty of times per day as a swift action so lowering it down to close range or lower isn't that OP.

Andoran

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Players are supposed to help build and shape the world so I figured I'd try and nudge people in the right direction early, and save the GM some hassle with the 'little things'

Andoran

Not to speak for the DM but tor those wondering about the learning center ...

Dust wrote:
"I prefer the players being more in charge of their world than I am. I'm not going to stop somebody from being inspired because of the setting. I'm flexible. I just provide the backdrop, additional actors and good dose of storytelling."

This^ implies that you can take a bit of liberty with your background so long as it fits the theme of the game and the intro provided in the 1st post.

Andoran

Also - Trait bonuses don't stack so one of your traits was half wasted anyway.

Andoran

APG, 'Restrictions on Trait selection' - "you may not select more than one from the same list of traits"

They are worth about half a feat. +2 to init, +1 to a save for example.

And there is a feat that gives you two additional traits as well.

Andoran

G#&##+mit. I was about to say I had decided on half-elf because Changeling (half-hag) didn't make much sense then the image of 3 steampunk hags with clockwork parts doing evil things poped into my head.... grrr.

Andoran

@Lemmy

Demon Spawn tieflings gain a bonus to str and cha with a pen to int. A bonus to Disable and Perception and Shatter instead of darkness.

Andoran

I actually forgot about those ones but yea.

Technically it is still a Ranger alternate. ;)

Andoran

Seems like a pretty good tracker. With Stealth, Alt. Movement and Scent.

Ranger or Barbarian still look like the best fit.

Andoran

Beast totem barbarian or maybe a ranger would both fit I think.

Andoran

---Lizardfolk used to be playable in 3.5 could start there as well.
(Claws or bite, Natural armor, Hold Breath?, Climb/swim/stealth bonuses, low-light etc.)

Current character is a Changling or Half-elf Summoner. With as much steampunk flavor as I can mush into the Eidolon and my spells. Profession would be engineer so she'll work on machines of all kinds and her Eidolon will most likely be robotic themed.

Photo.

Current Stats: Str, 10 Dex,14 Con,12 Int,14 Wis, 10 Cha 17

I should have at least an outline for a background up tonight before bed.

Andoran

I'll start a character background tonight, should be a slow day at work.

*Fingers Crosses*

Andoran

Hello fellow lightning based Dragonborn :)

Andoran

Awesome. Greetings everybody! (Raskul here, Katana wielding Dragonborn.)

I clock out soon and I'll work on the alias tonight when I get home, get him formatted and geared up by tomorrow night at the latest.

Andoran

GM Elton wrote:


Yes, I said that. I wanted to make sure it wasn't related to Southwestern Asian culture (middle east).

The colony in the Far East has oriental flavors to it.

It wasn't under the dragonborn race that was linked but I did find that part in the wiki. Still reading.

Andoran

Wiki wrote:


Draconic Glide.

Prerequisites: Draconic Aspect, Dragonborn.

Benefit: You grow a pair of wings that you can use to fall and glide at a safe pace. You can make a DC 15 Fly check to fall safely from any height without taking falling damage, as if using feather fall. When falling safely, you may make an additional DC 15 Fly check to glide, moving 5 feet laterally for every 20 feet you fall.

Special: If you have the gliding wings racial trait, instead of the above abilities, your base speed increases to 30 feet.

Not exactly sure if that means you gain a fly speed or if the gliding wings trait is supposed to decrease you base land speed to 20 and this feat fixes that.

Andoran

Submission:
Raskul Desertscale
Male Dragonborn Figher 1
Racial Abilities: Improved Natural Armor, Slapping Tail, Gliding Wings, Dragon Type

Ability Scores after Racial Adjustments
Str 18, Dex 12, Con 14, Int 12, Wis 12, Cha 9

Feats: Dragon Aspect (Blue), Exotic Weapon Proficiancy (Bastard Sword)
Traits: Seeker (Perception +1 and Class Skill, Reactionary +2 Init.)

HP 13
Bab +1
Fort +4, Refl +1, Will +1
Sklls: TBD
Gear: TBD


Character needs to be formatted and Geared up still.

Background:
As I still have much to read this will be a rough draft and rather vague.

Raskul Desertscale or Ra for short, is a lone Dragonborn with no home or family to call his own. He aspires to one day reclaim his peoples great history and freeing them form slavery is a good start. Without wealth or power to accomplish his lofty goals he spends most of his days as a traveling blade for hire. He is courageous in battle and holds great pride in his heritage.

Andoran

Reading through the history of dragonborn it seems like they came from another planet and according to the wiki

Wiki wrote:

Dragonborn culture . . .

◾Is occidental in nature, rather than oriental.

Andoran

Interested in an OA game it's been awhile since I played in one. I'll have to read up on the Wiki tonight after work but I'm thinking a Dragonborn Barbarian.

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