Paizo Top Nav Branding
  • Hello, Guest! |
  • Sign In |
  • My Account |
  • Shopping Cart |
  • Help/FAQ
About Paizo Messageboards News Paizo Blog Help/FAQ
Boggard

JustTouchIt's page

1 post. No reviews. No lists. No wishlists.


RSS


Here's the point: For one you're running a wizard, which is basically a unbalanced class. Not to mention of the divination/Foresight school (which is about the least balanced one).
If your dm nerfed you so much, you were probably the dysfunctional element of the game. While this is largely a shot in the dark, from the events described, I'm thinking you were power-gaming and probably broke the GM's world/adventures, ruining any prep time he had.

Another possibility is that your GM was sure you were cheating. Of course, this would require he have some kind of solid foundation for thinking so. I find players who tend to fudge rolls away from the GM, negotiate events with the  GM too much, metagame constantly (especially for PVP), make up facts/answers/lie about previous events so they'll suit their needs, begin rules wars when they themselves are cheating/applying the rules wrong, use homebrew elements to rip through the allowed limits and players who handwave/estimate stats and answers are more likely to incur GM wrath.

Easy ways to know if you've unbalanced a character; was your wizard broken in any single stat (not just the classic high int, like a ridiculously broken stat)? Did he have a trump card ability that just made him untouchable? Like a wizard with infinite spells, contingency-ed teleports, wizards with hp rivaling a fighter's, unfair/over-your-level magical items, too much money acquired through metagaming/PVP-tks or given the entire post, maybe he just felt your cheating with prescience so far was obviously at the source of your being overpowered and did what he could to fix it.

Like Skullking put it,  "you have managed to circumvent some of the challenges he has placed in the game using a legitimate power" your GM probably disagreed. Plus anyway the Arcane Power book is anything but balanced and the wording for the power is badly done/too vague, my own GM just outright forbade the book.

This is of course all under the presupposition that you did in fact cheat or somehow brought on this clearly angry gesture by doing something. Sure you can be a petty child like some people suggest and just quit (although don't do it by phone/email/text, quitting is like a breakup, in-face or cowardly) but I'd suggest talking with your GM about *why* he did what he did.


©2002–2014 Paizo Inc.®. Need help? Email customer.service@paizo.com or call 425-250-0800 during our business hours: Monday–Friday, 10 AM–5 PM Pacific Time. View our privacy policy. Paizo Inc., Paizo, the Paizo golem logo, Pathfinder, the Pathfinder logo, Pathfinder Society, GameMastery, and Planet Stories are registered trademarks of Paizo Inc., and Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Pathfinder Campaign Setting, Pathfinder Adventure Path, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Pathfinder Player Companion, Pathfinder Modules, Pathfinder Tales, Pathfinder Battles, Pathfinder Online, PaizoCon, RPG Superstar, The Golem's Got It, Titanic Games, the Titanic logo, and the Planet Stories planet logo are trademarks of Paizo Inc. Dungeons & Dragons, Dragon, Dungeon, and Polyhedron are registered trademarks of Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and have been used by Paizo Inc. under license. Most product names are trademarks owned or used under license by the companies that publish those products; use of such names without mention of trademark status should not be construed as a challenge to such status.