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Chengar Qordath wrote:

Comics Derail:

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On-topic, using Wish to get a tuning fork attuned to a certain plane runs afoul of the general "don't use Wish for things other than replicating spells and inherent bonuses" rule. After all, leaving Wish too wide open results in utter insanity.

And you have no problems with the Tippyverse's abuse of magic traps???

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UndeadMitch wrote:
LazarX wrote:
UndeadMitch wrote:
LazarX wrote:
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Also about him doing stuff that an ordinary wizard can't do, I wonder if there is some spell that might let him do stuff outside of his class, like wish?
I wouldn't allow a PC to conquer an entire country in one night with a single wish spell. What many GM's and Players forget that Wishs granted by the 9th level spell DO have a finite guideline for power. Also whatever Razmir may be, it's also known that he has divine sponsorship of some sort.
That? Where does it say anything about hime conquering Xer in a single day? Because it's not it the ISWG or anything else I could find. You keep claiming stuff in this thread without any factual support whatsoever.
It's mentioned somewhere that he's getting support from Sivanah, I don't remember where though.
Yeah, that was in ISG. I was mainly talking about the conquering Xer in a day.

Look in the ISWG entry on Razmiran. There's an entry on how Razmir by himself goes to the town which would become his capital, demands surrender three times over three days and conqueres it in one night.

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Phasics wrote:
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Personally, I'd have found it a lot more interesting if the character you're talking about was a Snowcaster Elf. It has the alien factor while still being native to the region.
And what in particular makes them more interesting ?

Because you're not invoking the gimmick of an outer space element for one thing. You have a charcter that's actually part of the world, the region in fact, but still alien to the other races living within it.

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Freehold DM wrote:
Pizza with fork is not the kind of pizza we are discussing here.

John Stewart, Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Pizza

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thejeff wrote:


That said, I really doubt she'll win.

She will win... she'll become a cause celebre among the fundamentalist crowd, get hundreds of thousands through a fund me campaign, and become a regular on the Fox news talk circuit.

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Freehold DM wrote:

I wish I could get you a real New York (preferably Brooklyn) pizza, Merisel.

It is so good.

Never trust a man who serves you a New York pizza with a fork.

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chbgraphicarts wrote:
What they ALL lack is a distinct level of tact; they're proud warriors, and are all apparently very stubborn and blunt (Gohan being the SOLE exception, which may just be a naturally-high Cha offsetting the racial quality).

Or unlike every other Saiyan in existence, Gohan simply had a mother who taught him humility and proper manners.

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Donald Robinson wrote:

Daylight Diadem

Aura moderate evocation; CL 9th
Slot head; Price 50,000 gp; Weight 1 lbs
Description
Four sunstone-embedded sunflowers adorn this golden diadem. When channeling positive energy, the wearer may activate the diadem by removing a flower (a move action) to augment her ability. Channels augmented in this way have their ranged extended to 60 feet. The removed flower is consumed upon use.

The wearer may use the full brilliance of the daylight diadem in a single burst. With a command word, any remaining flowers radiate a bright light in a radius of 60 feet that counters or dispels any darkness spell of 4th level or lower and is treated as natural sunlight for 4 rounds. While within the area of this light, attacks from weapons with metal striking surfaces are treated as good-aligned (bypassing the corresponding damage reduction) and ignite with divine flames dealing an additional 1d6 points of damage per flower. Half the additional damage is fire damage, but the other half results directly from divine power and is therefore not subject to being reduced by resistance to fire-based attacks. The divine flames only deal damage to creatures of evil alignment. After the four rounds have passed, all flowers on the crown burn away to ashes.

Once all four flowers have been used, the crown can no longer be activated; however, every 24 hours spent in natural sunlight allows a new flower to bloom (up to a maximum of four flowers).

Construction
Requirements Craft Wondrous Item, daylight, flame strike; Cost 25,000 gp

That's 2-3 days to recharge each flower. Is that what's intended? If it was once a day, I'd rephrase it as such. The diadem regains one flower each time it's exposed to the dawning sun.

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Personally, I'd have found it a lot more interesting if the character you're talking about was a Snowcaster Elf. It has the alien factor while still being native to the region.

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James Jacobs wrote:
LazarX wrote:
James Jacobs wrote:

It's worth noting that the Pathfinder Chronicles Campaign Setting is no longer 100% accurate. It got a fair amount of things flat-out wrong, so it's not a good sole book to cite for arguments or to refer to for information. Inner Sea World Guide is better suited for this.

While we weren't "lying" when we wrote the Campaign Setting hardcover... neither were we 100% settled on what we wanted for the setting. This was before Paizo had a creative director, and the entire project was very rushed (as evidenced by the number of errors in it... down to and including the low-res art on the cover of the book). It was one of our earliest lessons about rushing products... and I really REALLY wish it hadn't happened on a book that was that important... but fortunately, we were able to correct it by publishing the definitive edition of the campaign setting with the Inner Sea World Guide.

And in that book, we kinda dodge nailing down an alignment for Hermea entirely (It's lumped into the Steaming Sea entry, which has an overall regional alignment of CN.) By design. Because nailing down that region's alignment and thus nailing down the dragon's alignment would more or less be a full-on spoiler. One we don't want to reveal quite yet, but not one like "How did Aroden die" that we'll NEVER reveal.

Some day, perhaps. No promises (ha) but we'll see!

It is it possible that part of the problem is assigning alignments to countries as if they were persons?

Nope. Alignments can be assigned to anything. Be they people, regions, planes, magic items, and so on. The system is very versatile.

The problem is that we want to keep it mysterious for now until we decide not to.

Did you ever see Star Trek's "The Masterpiece Society" that I mentioned before? Any comments on it's relevance?

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Aranna wrote:

I have also started watching Legend of Korra. Fun show. All early 1900's radio drama style. It does tend to wrap up subplots in one 24 minute episode each... which they didn't have to do, and would have been far more dramatic if they had left them to run their course more naturally. But they were pressed for time so I guess they had to shorten where they could.

During each season of Korra, it wasn't clear whether or not Nickolodeon was going to pick it up for another season. So they had to make the seasons self-contained. Give it time though, there are some long story arcs within, that you'll see after the show hits it's stride.

Korra's ending though is a send-off worth waiting for.

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A person who's that evil, pings on the old Paladin radar... case closed.

The rules are not meant to be followed robotically, they ARE intended to be adjusted as circumstances demand. The person you describe is an out of the ordinary person. If you're evil enough to make a demon gag, you get to ping no matter whether you've got an aura or not.

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Every week or so someone puts up a thread just like this...

And they all forget that the Still and Silent Metamagic feats have NO RAW text that says they affect in any way the ability to perceive and identify spellcasting.

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haruhiko88 wrote:
So an antipaladin lich as a BBEG? I could roll with that.

Graveknight is where you want to go for a martial.

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sunbeam wrote:


Look for one of their recent reboots, DC hired Michael Moorcock to give them advice on ... I guess how they should handle magic in their universe. He told them "Magic has a price." They promptly never bothered to do anything with the advice they paid for but whatever.

That's because in essence DC has absolutely no interest in writing in Moorcock's style for their superhero lines. To be fair, they have used that approach extensively in their horror comics.

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Crimeo wrote:
To get into the plane, you still have to cast plane shift, which requires as a material component a fork tuned to the plane's frequency, which you still don't know, even if you're looking right at the edge of it. Gate says "like the plane shift spell, except [differences that don't matter]" And I don't intend to leave a permanent portal to this demiplane for you to find. So how are you getting in?

Cast wish for a tuning fork keyed to the plane... Job done.

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Tinkergoth wrote:
LazarX wrote:
As I understand it, Warhammer Fantasy isn't dead unless Atlas Games to whom GW sold it to, has closed up shop.
When did this happen? I've never heard anything about it being sold off, I was under the impression they just moved into Age of Sigmar and left Fantasy as a legacy game.

You're right, I thought you were referring to the roleplaying game which is currently owned by Fantasy Flight Games, former producers of Dragonstar.

Although I could have sworn I saw fantasy minatures wargaming going on at the Manhattan store last time I passed by a month ago.

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Merisiel Sillvari wrote:
LazarX wrote:
Would you be extremely upset if I told you that your new avatar makes you look like a victim of Joker's patented Smile poison?
Would you be extremely upset if I observed that it was too bad that your world is so dreary and dull that you can only conceive that someone else can only be joyous because they got poisoned by a maniac?

Not really, by the standards of a fantasy adventurer, our world is dreary and dull, when it's not being outright dangerous.

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MeanDM wrote:

Technically, I believe, that her case hasn't yet been heard on the merits. What's made it's way through the court of appeals and up to the Supreme Court was her request for an injunction or stay allowing her to legally deny licenses while the case makes it's way though the court.

And they said that they will not hear the case, which ends the matter as far as the Supremes are concerned. The lower courts retain the ball.

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gnoams wrote:

So I played a pfs scenario recently with some clay golems in it.

** spoiler omitted **
I did some forum searching and all I could find was people agreeing that the ability is poorly worded. I'm wondering what the intent is, and how you would run it versus:
1 (ex) regeneration/fast healing.
2 (su) regeneration/fast healing.
3 lay on hands
4 does it matter if the spell is conjugation healing or not?
5 if it hits a construct can the construct be repaired?
6 if it hits an undead can the undead regain HP from negative energy effects?
7 how about a living creature (ex dhampir) with negative energy affinity?
8 is a creature that is immune to curses immune to this? (The text doesn't actually call it a curse effect, just the name of the ability)
9 if it damages a plant can the plant grow back?
10 if it smashes a wall can the wall be rebuilt by normal labour? (Maybe a bit silly, but I'm curious what the intent of the power is and where the line should be drawn)

And can this be removed by any means other than getting your HP back to full?

1.2. it's still magical healing, so neither will work.

3. still magical so no.
4. conjuration, necromantic, still magical either way, so no.
5. presumably.. constructs aren't healed, they're repaired.
6. No because it is not a negative energy effect, it's damage.
7. See 6 above.
8. GM's call on case by case basis.
9. no.
10. yes. a wall is an object not a creature.

It's an effect designed to be used against player characters. It's very clear how it operates in that area, and silly to be talking about anything else. I'm expecting Jeremy Clarkson to come in with a question relating to V8 Motors.

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Orfamay Quest wrote:
LazarX wrote:


She is in violation of the general Supreme Court decision but not of a specific Supreme Court ruling directed at her particular case, as none has been made, or is likely to be so.
But she's also in violation of a specific Federal District Court ruling directed at her particular case, which is the more important issue (at least from her lawyer's point of view) at the moment.

That's also true, but until there is a movement for someone to ENFORCE that ruling, things will presumably muddle along as they have been.

She is an elected official, not hired help, she can't be removed unless she's impeached. (not likely given that much of Kentucky's government symapthises with her stand), or a recall election is held, which again is by design a big thing to engineer.

Most likely scenario is a fine of some sort.

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As I understand it, Warhammer Fantasy isn't dead unless Atlas Games to whom GW sold it to, has closed up shop.

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James Jacobs wrote:

It's worth noting that the Pathfinder Chronicles Campaign Setting is no longer 100% accurate. It got a fair amount of things flat-out wrong, so it's not a good sole book to cite for arguments or to refer to for information. Inner Sea World Guide is better suited for this.

While we weren't "lying" when we wrote the Campaign Setting hardcover... neither were we 100% settled on what we wanted for the setting. This was before Paizo had a creative director, and the entire project was very rushed (as evidenced by the number of errors in it... down to and including the low-res art on the cover of the book). It was one of our earliest lessons about rushing products... and I really REALLY wish it hadn't happened on a book that was that important... but fortunately, we were able to correct it by publishing the definitive edition of the campaign setting with the Inner Sea World Guide.

And in that book, we kinda dodge nailing down an alignment for Hermea entirely (It's lumped into the Steaming Sea entry, which has an overall regional alignment of CN.) By design. Because nailing down that region's alignment and thus nailing down the dragon's alignment would more or less be a full-on spoiler. One we don't want to reveal quite yet, but not one like "How did Aroden die" that we'll NEVER reveal.

Some day, perhaps. No promises (ha) but we'll see!

It is it possible that part of the problem is assigning alignments to countries as if they were persons?

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I said it was a rough chronology. The original poster implies that the clerk is defying a Supreme Court order when all the Supreme Court did was decline to hear her appeal. I did not claim to list every intermediary process, only the ones relevant to the post I replied to.

She is in violation of the general Supreme Court decision but not of a specific Supreme Court ruling directed at her particular case, as none has been made, or is likely to be so.

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Imbicatus wrote:
LazarX wrote:
Imbicatus wrote:
LazarX wrote:
Antimagic fields emanate from the caster, who essentially shuts himself down when he casts the spell. And has to put himself up close and personal. Have tough personal guards next to you at all times.
Unless you are an arcane archer.
I do not think you can imbue an arrow with a personal only spell.

Antimagic Field is not a personal spell.

It is an emanation spell with no range, i.e. it emanates from the spellcaster.

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Nohwear wrote:
She has received a number of court orders with the latest from the Supreme Court. She is ignoring them and a contempt hearing has been issued. In other words, an escalating series of officials have tried to intervene and she has told them all, "nope."

That's not exactly what happened... here is the rough terminiology.

Supreme Court issues ruling that LGBT couples can not be ordered to discriminate against marriage.

State issues orders that all clerks are to conform to the Supreme Court ruling.

Clerk cites religious freedom and her personal beliefs and tells state to go to hell.

State reiterates it's demand and clerk seeks the Supreme Court to intervene based on her First Amendment Freedom of To Be A Religous Bigot Rights.

Supreme Court declines to hear the case. This starts and ends their involvement in this case so far. The Supreme Court did not issue a ruling, it essentially declined to intervene.

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Imbicatus wrote:
LazarX wrote:
Antimagic fields emanate from the caster, who essentially shuts himself down when he casts the spell. And has to put himself up close and personal. Have tough personal guards next to you at all times.
Unless you are an arcane archer.

I do not think you can imbue an arrow with a personal only spell.

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Antimagic fields emanate from the caster, who essentially shuts himself down when he casts the spell. And has to put himself up close and personal. Have tough personal guards next to you at all times.

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Imbicatus wrote:
LazarX wrote:
Keith Apperson wrote:

Level 4:

Harsk
Harsk
Harsk
Harsk
Harsk
Harsk

Just for 6 burrowing badgers. They hold the frontline while Harsk(s) reload(s).

At the very least they could sing Disney's Hi Ho! song i perfect six part harmony.... with feeling.
And they could have one person give running commentary of all of Biter's actions.

With 8x10 handscribed parchments......

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Keith Apperson wrote:

Level 4:

Harsk
Harsk
Harsk
Harsk
Harsk
Harsk

Just for 6 burrowing badgers. They hold the frontline while Harsk(s) reload(s).

At the very least they could sing Disney's Hi Ho! song i perfect six part harmony.... with feeling.

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Seravix wrote:

Here is another question for those that say no to all forms of raise dead, stating that the body is no longer a legal target.

As you are ruling that the body is no longer a legal target, does that mean you agree that curse would fall off the body once it dies and the character is resurrected? Such curses as bestow curse, baneful polymorph or maybe even lycanthropy?

Not relevant to the original question. I would say that in all cases it's a GM call and there is no "right" answer mandated by rules.

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vonFiedler wrote:

First of all, I'm well aware that I can do whatever I want when I'm the GM for a home game. There are three reasons I'm bringing this issue up;

1. I can find no official answer.

Official answers aren't to the questions "should be", but are.

In the various books they and asasimars appear in they ARE specifically identified by type.... Outsider, Native.

That IS what the rules say they are.

It is also specified that they do not have racial HD so that items such as skills, weapon proficiencies et. al are determined solely by class levels. Since they do not have Outsider HD, they do not get Outsider weapon or skill proficiencies. If you want a Tiefling that can be affected by spells that target humanoids, the "Scion of Humanity" feat is what you need.

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UndeadMitch wrote:
LazarX wrote:
UndeadMitch wrote:
Also about him doing stuff that an ordinary wizard can't do, I wonder if there is some spell that might let him do stuff outside of his class, like wish?
I wouldn't allow a PC to conquer an entire country in one night with a single wish spell. What many GM's and Players forget that Wishs granted by the 9th level spell DO have a finite guideline for power. Also whatever Razmir may be, it's also known that he has divine sponsorship of some sort.
That? Where does it say anything about hime conquering Xer in a single day? Because it's not it the ISWG or anything else I could find. You keep claiming stuff in this thread without any factual support whatsoever.

It's mentioned somewhere that he's getting support from Sivanah, I don't remember where though.

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MeanMutton wrote:
LazarX wrote:
UllarWarlord wrote:
just constantly have on two peg legs (reduces your movement speed to half, iirc) and reskin it - I know a friend of mine did that for PFS.
He was doing it wrong... reskinning of that degree is not allowed for PFS.
I don't play PFS so I don't know - why would it be disallowed in PFS?

PFS does not allow reskinning.

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Zwordsman wrote:

Sythesis summoner would be fun.

Also very comic book style. I think Chales xavier when possessed by his son once pulled this.

Charles Xavier also lives in a world where smooth floors, paved roads, handicapped access, are a lot more common. When he actually started appearing on the field it was generally in the following ways.

1. Astral Projection

2. A floating suspensor chair made with Shi'ar technology.

3. That brief period when he had working legs in a cloned body after his original body had been corrupted by a Brood Queen infestation, and the only way to save him was to transfer his mind to a cloned body... again using Shi'ar tech.

I have a brother in a wheelchair. Trust me on this, they're not offroad vehicles. And that's with modern materials... wooden wheelchairs such as what you would find on Golarion... I wouldn't even want to think about it.

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j b 200 wrote:
do you own a Kindle/Ereader?
Yes. A kindle, but also can use my iPhone and iPad as a reader as well. I prefer the reading experience on the kindle though.

PaperWhite or Kindle Fire?

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Aurelio 90 wrote:

I spoke with a my friend about this island, and he told me “Well, I don't undestand RPGs, but from what you've described the situazion... seem a kind of Communist society rather than a meritocracy".

And it's quite likely that your friend has no idea what a Communist society actually is other than what he's heard from American news bytes. He's likely to believe that Russia and China are Communist because they keep calling themselves that, when in actually they're examples of the more malignant forms of crony capitalism, China in particular.

There's also absolutely no foundation for the idea that Promise has taken the stance of Rahadoum either.

You also talk of democracy as if the people of Golarion were Americans who value it, when in fact no country in Golarion, not even Andoran actually practices it in the way we think of it here in our armchairs.

The closest model to Mengkare's society as Mengkare intends it to be is more likely that StarTrek TNG episode "The Masterpiece Society".

Also keep in mind that marriage for the sake of love is a relatively modern concept.

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Kalindlara wrote:
LazarX wrote:
BigNorseWolf wrote:
You can truestrike whip trip can't you? Thats far from ineffective thats outright nasty.
So you spend a first level spell slot to give yourself a +20 to hit for 1d3 non lethal damage? That's still not going to help you with your rather pathetic CMB roll if tripping is what you're looking to do.
It will, in fact. Combat maneuver checks are attack rolls. CRB, page 199.

Yes, but you've already spent your +20 to hit in the first place. That's it... the spell is done. You don't get that bonus again on the trip attempt.

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RealAlchemy wrote:
As the aasimar with the Angelic Blood feat told the vampire, "Bite me."

No problem, the two negative levels he inflicts on you should partially heal him from the damage he takes.( he gets 10 hp back from them) And you'll be down those levels.

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BigNorseWolf wrote:
You can truestrike whip trip can't you? Thats far from ineffective thats outright nasty.

So you spend a first level spell slot to give yourself a +20 to hit for 1d3 non lethal damage? That's still not going to help you with your rather pathetic CMB roll if tripping is what you're looking to do.

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Zelda Marie Lupescu wrote:

So, I was recently on another site discussing a build that is by the rules 100% legal and it's legal with PFS as far as I can find too. However, one person was like "That wouldn't fly at my table in PFS." and so now I wonder, if your character follows all the rules, can a GM just outright say "I don't care if your character is valid and legal, I don't like it" or does that go beyond 'expect table variation'?

For reference, we were discussing how the whip is a one-handed slashing weapon, and is therefore a legal choice for a bladebound kensai magus. A bladebound kensai magus centered around the whip is going to be so pathetic for the first few levels, and even after that it's a very feat-intenstive build just to be half-way decent. But, it's legal.

Here's a problem I have as a PFS judge... the fact that your character WILL be so ineffective that it will hurt the team's performance in your chosen role, which is front line offense. I don't know why you want to wield a whip in a class that's so badly suited for it, but when coming up a character for a team effort, try to remember that it's not just about you. When I made my magus, I did my best to make sure that she would always contribute round to round no matter what the circumstances. So in addition to her blackblade, she equipped herself with a composite longbow, so she'd always be able to shoot at something beyond spell range. This helped turned the battle in at least one scenario.

As far as I'm concerned, making a character that's fatally ineffective to a table is borderline disruptive behavior.

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Movin wrote:

So I'm playing a Plant type creature in a PbP game here, I was just affected by a polymorph spell.

By the Plant traits i'm immune to polymorph even though there is a whole line of spells for turning into plants and polymorph any object can turn a raven into a writing desk.

Is it explained anywhere why plants are universally immune to Polymorph effects? I tried some Google-Fu but came up with nothing.

Because the rules say so. Presumably so that there is at least one class of monster that's immune to polymorph shennanigans. Just like almost every broad strategy has at least one wall it can't bulldoze through.

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Gallyck wrote:
Wolfsnap wrote:
Devin O' the Dale wrote:
1. lower stat points (15 not 25 makes a big difference)

^^^PLEASE LISTEN TO THIS PERSON^^^

As a GM, I always always always run for 15 point-buy characters. It forces the players to focus on their characters' core competencies and reduces the situation where you have several PCs trying to fill all the roles. Makes it easier to challenge the party as well, even at higher levels.

Am i the only one who whole heartedly disagrees with this? Point buy encourages minmaxing. At a 15 point buy? grats everyone has uber low int or cha or both if you want to fight effectively.

You're not the only one who disagrees with him, but that does not imply that his method is any less valid than yours. The AP's after all, do make the assumption that you are running with 4 15 point buy characters, as I understand it.

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BretI wrote:
I've always wondered, if a god can return life to a mortal why does everyone assume that a god has to stay dead...

Presumably because of all of the gods that have died.. and there've been quite a few of them.... none of them have come back?

If it takes more than an ordinary raise dead, or ressurrection to raise an outsider, imagine what might be required to raise a god.

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UndeadMitch wrote:
Also about him doing stuff that an ordinary wizard can't do, I wonder if there is some spell that might let him do stuff outside of his class, like wish?

I wouldn't allow a PC to conquer an entire country in one night with a single wish spell. What many GM's and Players forget that Wishs granted by the 9th level spell DO have a finite guideline for power. Also whatever Razmir may be, it's also known that he has divine sponsorship of some sort.

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UndeadMitch wrote:
LazarX wrote:
Joe Ducey wrote:

Aroden was LN, debate if you would like what he now is, but unless he reincarnated or became a different God I'd say he still is LN.

Razmir is not a god despite acting like one. However he does have a listed alignment of LE according to the wiki and a level (19 Wizard), but I can't find it in any of the primary sources. (He'd be the second highest level NPC I can think of behind Old-Mage Jatembe who is 20 with 6 mythic tiers) I think in an Autocratic Theocracy it wouldn't be a stretch to assume the government and the leader match in alignment. (I don't have my ISWG on me to check the cover as Pirate Rob suggested, I checked the listed pages before heading to work)

Edit: Hah, thanks Kalindlara, on pg. 7 (That's awesome, hadn't really looked at those pages - there are some other ones that would give Jatembe a run for his money)

He might be the highest if Jatembe is presumed deceased. Razmir himself is clearly something other than *just" a Wizard 19 as he has accomplished things that go beyond standard class abilities.
Only if you don't count Tar-Baphon (Lich necromaner 20+), Arazni (Lich wizard 20, Artokus Kiran (Alchemist 20 inventor of the Sun Orchid Elixir), and Queen Elvanna of Irrisen (Witch 20). And that's just the single classed one, there's also Kortash Khain (Cleric 5 / Wizard 5 / Mystic Theruge 10, High Priest of Kabriri) and Kaltessa Iyis (Cleric 10 / Diabolist 10 High Priestess of Mammon).

The first is a diety, the second an undead herald, the third an Alchemist so not a 9 level spellcaster. Most of the others will have sacrificed a caster level or three.

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darth_borehd wrote:
I just need to make him talk for comedy magic!

Learn the skill Perform:Ventriloquism then.

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Nargemn wrote:
For home games you can certainly assume APs have already occured, and vague tales of bands of heroes flit about as rumor here and there.

You really can't because every single AP is a world changing event, and if they'd all occured, Golarion would be unrecognisable. The simplest thing to do is to simply ignore it. Which means that the parts of Reign of Winter that did not happen include Elvanna's freezing the world.

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I remember this quote from Dragonstar.

The dragon may be good, but remember it's good as the dragon sees it."

Keep in mind that dragons, unlike Paladins don't have race features that self-destruct over alignment.

Quite frankly the more people are determined to reduce this question as to what mechanic to be applied, the less interested in the story I become.

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The Inner Sea World Guide has an AP-free timeline I think.

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