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Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

This question does not appear to be specific to society play so i am flagging it to be mive to the rules part of the forum.

I have answer to the question asked.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Right now there is no alternative to gain that checkmark. Maybe Alex will come on and say that the box can be check without playing.

That said, I play a fairly regular ACG game a couple of times a month on Talbetop Simulator.

If interested in playing a game online, send me a message and I can see that I can do for you.

I konw there are a fair number of online tables being played of ACG.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

It is a little taboo to talk about where someone can find a specific boon.

This said, i know of no replay boon.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Ok I understand now.

I dont think the intent was to have 2 basic hirelings.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Ok i don't think you can because i am pretty sure they share the same prerequisites. That is where the restriction is. It is not on the name of boon.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

You are not reading the full text of the boon. You included it in your original post.

Mark of Leadership wrote:
When you select this boon, it does not apply to your current character. Instead, select one of your Starfinder Society characters with 0 XP. The character can select one additional active boon during any session. A character cannot select multiples of the same boon in this way, and cannot select an ally boon that matches the prerequisite of an already slotted boon. For example, you cannot slot both an Elite Hireling and Professional Hireling with this ability, though you could slot a Digital Imp and a Professional Hireling.

{emphasis mine}

Since all Hirelings boons start with Basic Hireling, all the upgrades have Basis Hireling as their prerequisite.

The intent was to not have two active Hireling Allies.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

The challenge is that retraining is in 2e. There is no built-in training in Starfinder.

I have no opinion on the suggestion.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Now if only I can get my novas to show. Have 2 but only 1 shows.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

GlizGlazarny wrote:

Hey all! I'm new to Starfinder, though a long time gamer. Is there anyone is the Northeast PA area who's playing and wouldn't mind a new player, or who's looking to set a group up? I'd love to hear from you. :)

Thanks!

Welcome. You realize that you posting in forum that is specific to organized play? While many of us also play homegames, here is where we talk about the Starfinder Society.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

How cool!

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steven_mallory wrote:

Prepping to run this a bunch of times at PaizoCon, and I'm trying to figure out the intent of one of the replayability modification options.

For task #2, option #4 at low-tier gives one of the creatures you're fighting a shield as an item, and under the shield lists:

"Raise a Shield [reaction]"

Since Raise a Shield is usually a single action that anyone with a shield can take, and there's no trigger listed here, is this meant to be:

a) The Reactive Shield feat/ability, which is a reaction triggered by an enemy hitting you with a melee Strike while you're wielding a shield, which is functionally the equivalent of "Raise a Shield" as a reaction

b) The Shield Block feat/ability, which is a reaction triggered by you taking physical damage while your shield is raised

c) something else I'm not thinking of/aware of?

We know that NPCs follow a different rule set. I would run this encounter as the NPC having the reaction to raise a shield, thus gaining the bump to ac. They would not get shield block however.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

With the importance of reporting tables, maybe a specific thread should be setup for this?

Alex?

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

The first thing, welcome to Society play. It is great to have you.

The next thing to do is reach out the con organizers to see if there was an error made when entering the information. They could also be behind in gettig information entered. Give Them as much information as you can, including the GM PFS number.

The paper copies is what matterd but having the table reported with the correct numbers ensure that players received the AcP they are due.

Also, now that you have credit for 2 adventures you can get a free Wayfinder. Just go to the Boons tab on the Organized play tab.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Friday night is the Starfinder special so there may not be any PFS tables offer. But I have no inside information.

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Wow, the raise dead clarification was timely as I ran 1-98 at a con on May 1.

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Where is the dead horse when you need it....

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Please pass on to the powers that be that it is IMPOSSIBLE to write 3-digits in the space provided for character number on the Event Reporting Sheet included in 3-13, Guardian's Covenant.

Had this problem with early season 1 adventures. The Event Reporting Sheet did not have enough space to record the needed information. Now I see it is returning here in the middle of season 3.

I know we have been playing online, but we are slowly starting to return to in-person gaming. And no matter what, I can not write small enough to fit a 3-digit number after the "-2" on the reporting sheet.

PLEASE talk to them to get this fixed before Gencon. Just move the "-2" to the left a half inch. That is all we need.

The rest of the sheet looks great but because of that lack of space, it gets an "F".

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Sasha Laranoa Harving wrote:
Gary Bush wrote:

It looks like " Specialized Training - Undead Companions" for 20 AcP might get you what you are looking for.

I can't be sure without seeing the text of the boon.

The text is available at the pathfinder society faq, linked here since the book was sanctioned, and I've pasted it here too.

** spoiler omitted **

Ok seeing the text, Reanimator is not made accessible. And from Alex's comment, my guess is that we will see an adventure or some other boon that will open the archetype.

BTW, thanks for the link. I was working on my phone, which makes things SO much harder.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

It looks like " Specialized Training - Undead Companions" for 20 AcP might get you what you are looking for.

I can't be sure without seeing the text of the boon.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Looking at the sanctioning, that archetype is limited. So it will likely be a boon that will be purchaseable.

But it has not been made available yet.

Edit. See my next post.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

A good resource to find tables both in person and on line, is Warhorn.net.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Quentin Coldwater wrote:
I'm running this in two days. One thing in particular has me worried. The way I read it, there's no chance for the PCs to heal themselves between encounter B (Jinkins/Redcaps) and the chase. There's a 10-minute window after the chase to heal up. So that's basically two back-to-back fights with a chase in between, with only one round of healing for everyone? That seems pretty harsh, especially considering the boss hits like a truck.

Not all assignments guarantee a chance to heal. There are number of adventures that have back to back encounters.

How did the adventure end up?

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Homunculus23 wrote:

The Mosquito Witch, 1-03, allows an Invisibility Potion to be bought for 40 gp.

Wondering if it "refreshes" after each adventure.

I don't have chronicle handy. Does it limit the number of times the potion can be purchased?

Additionally, using the term "refresh" is confusing. School item clearly say they have to be turned if not used.

As others have stated, a purchased potion stays with the character until it is consumed or sold.

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I don't think that opens the potion to purchase.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Congrats to the new 5-rank GMs. Thank you from all the players you have touch on your journey.

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UnArcaneElection wrote:

The Cognates have a point: Paper doesn't crash . . . .

But it will burn, get eaten, fade in the sun, it is easy to rip apart.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

I would be surprised if a GM would not allow a re-roll.

Good luck!

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

I agree that a player could use a re-roll for compamnion/familar/eidolon/animal.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

No. Boons are for the PC only. Unless the boon says it applies to a companion like the Squally Knor (?) boon.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Ran this last night. Was a fun adventure. It ran really quick.

When I ran it, I did not allow the characters a 10 minute break to recover resolve. The adventure didn't seem to lead itself to party being able to recover.

And since the chance of death was zero, I didn't feel too bad about not allowing. I didn't kill anyone but had a couple into hit points.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

I am going to resurrect this thread from the dead just so the reference to 3-20 can be updated by the admins.

Please return to your normally scheduled grassing of the forums.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

I too are not seeing replays for 1e and I refresh often.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Darrell Impey UK wrote:
Alex Speidel wrote:

Let me prove you wrong then: we didn't intentionally remove them. To be honest, I dunno where they went for everyone else, because they're still on my page with the rest of my points.

We have filed a ticket with tech to see where they went and how to get them back. In the meantime, continue tracking replays on paper as you were (and likely will continue to do).

Did anything ever come of this?

Kicking this tree again....

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Blake's Tiger wrote:
1. A character dies mid-scenario without means of resurrection.

I see this as part of the adventure and would not adjust the CP in any way.

Blake's Tiger wrote:
2. A player disappears (leaves the table and doesn't return, whatever the reason).

I have not checked the guide but I believe and adjustment to CP is allowed.

Blake's Tiger wrote:
3. A player intentionally has his character abandon the in-game activity.

If I was unable to resolve the situation of the player who leaves, I would recalculate the CP. If the table is on-line, I would take over the character and only provide the most basic of activities like healing.

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Matt Duval wrote:
My understanding was x2 gravity meant heavy gravity and it took months to acclimate to. That's how I ran it anyway

Thanks how I remember you running it! Fun adventure!

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Hmm are there rules for becoming accustomed to the gravity? A few hours seems really short.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

To those who have ran, I note that the planet is x2 gravity. To me, this makes the planet heavy gravity. But there is nothing in the adventure about that.

Do I run with the heavy gravity or Not?

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

No argument. I don't know where I picked that as a limit but if I am wrong, I am wrong.

No big deal to me.

Thanks for setting me straight.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

It is likely the cap is related to Roll20. If a GM does not subscribe their tables are limited to 5 players.

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I will stop monitoring this thread since I will not be GMing and will not be playing any tables with Paizo keeping a mask mandate regardless of what gencon does.

I am greatly saddened and can only pray that people get vaccinated so Covid becomes just another annual shot.

If anyone would like to talk with me, feel free to reach out on Discord or a PM here.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

TriOmegaZero wrote:
I don’t particularly enjoy having it. Better than not going at all however.

I wish I could get there. But I can't.

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Mark Stratton wrote:

OP at this Gen Con is no different than any prior Gen Con, in that if the rules/procedures/environment aren't to your liking, then you have within your power the ability to stay home. Or, alternatively, you could choose to GM online.

Simple.

Mark, it is not that simple. Your comment only cancels my opinion and feelings.

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Mark Stratton wrote:
Gary Bush wrote:


Thank you Alex. So if gencon changes their policy, will Paizo follow suit?

I see Origins is requiring masks as well.

Have to find out what is the last day to get a refund on on my badge and parking.

Either way, I am going to see what gencon offers outside the Sagamore.

If GenCon is requiring masks and vaccinations for all participants, what is it you hope or expect to find at GenCon outside the Sagamore that’s different?

If it is GenCon requiring the mask than that is different than Paizo requiring. Pazio did not say thst initially.

I will not attend gencon if there is a mask Mandate. I respect GenCon's right to impose a mandate. My only option at that point is to not attend.

I don't hold hope that Paizo, as a company, will follow GenCon if they drop the mandate. To me, it is clear that Paizo will require masks regardless. It is also clear that my values are not the values of Paizo as a company.

I have withdrawn from a 7 slot block. I can't, in good conscience, say I am willing to sit 35 hours wearing a mask. I would not have fun and would not give the players a good experience.

I am much more like to wear a mask if it is not a mandate. I am fully vaccinated and I feel I have done my part. Being required to wear a mask feels punitive to me.

So we will see. I am afraid that GenCon will not change their policy in time and I will be forced to cancel my downtown room and seek a refund.

This whole situration is making me wonder if continuing to play is worth the sacrifices I am being forced to make.

I want to thank everyone for keep this discussion respectful.

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Alex Speidel wrote:

Gen Con is currently requiring all participants be masked and vaccinated.

Thank you Alex. So if gencon changes their policy, will Paizo follow suit?

I see Origins is requiring masks as well.

Have to find out what is the last day to get a refund on on my badge and parking.

Either way, I am going to see what gencon offers outside the Sagamore.

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I am not going to discuss my views. Pretty sure it is obvious.

Just want to hear the reasons, from Paizo. You don't speak for them anymore. You already made the decision to separate from them.

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Alex Speidel wrote:
Yes. Our portion of the Sagamore ballroom will be masked and vaccinated.

Can we have a explanation why this is being done?

The answer will determine if I will continue to volunteer for GenCon.

Liberty's Edge 3/5 5/5 *** Venture-Captain, Nebraska—Omaha

Yeah. Becoming more expense everyday.

May have to reconsider.

Liberty's Edge

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OK thank you.

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Is the mask mandate set in stone or is it subject to re-consideration?

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Thinking of driving myself. Long drive from Nebraska however.

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