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Chop-ity Chop, Chop. Broadswords and Axes work well on Dorfs.


captain yesterday wrote:
CapeCodRPGer wrote:
phantom1592 wrote:
Honestly one of my favorite systems was the West End D6 Star Wars system. We had a LOT of fun with that game. Rather than adapt a lot to a new system, I recommend tracking down that.
FFG just put out reprints of the first edition rulebook and Star War sourcebook in one package.
Available at Barnes and Noble. :-)

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Ok, I will look at it. However, I'm partial to Edge of the Empire RPG (I think that's its title)
because fellow GM's have directly told me the dice mechanics are awesome.

If my attempt to make a Shadowrun 5e Run, out of Solo's movie plot, turns too cyberpunk,
then I'll fall back on a "real" Star Wars RPG.

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Grand Magus wrote:
phantom1592 wrote:
Grand Magus wrote:

I rate "Solo: A Star Wars Story" 99/100. (-1 for no nudity.)

I hope they make the next one too.

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I loved it too... though I didn't want there to be nudity :P

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Now, I'm wondering which system I should use to translate Solo: A Star Wars Story into an adventure Run.

The obvious system is the new-ish Star Wars RPG game, which peeps give
rave reviews of. But, I don't own it yet.

Here is a weird thought. I do own the modiphius Star Trek 2d20 core
rule book. Would it be weird to use that system an make an adventure of
a Star Wars movie? Yay... I don't know how Star Trek 2d20 would handle a light sabre.

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In lieu of buying Star Wars RPG et al, I've decided on an attempt to morph the general
movie plot into a 'Shadowrun 5e' Run. We'll see what happens; of course, things can change.

Let's see... a SR5 Wookie...


phantom1592 wrote:
Grand Magus wrote:

I rate "Solo: A Star Wars Story" 99/100. (-1 for no nudity.)

I hope they make the next one too.

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I loved it too... though I didn't want there to be nudity :P

...

Now, I'm wondering which system I should use to translate Solo: A Star Wars Story into an adventure Run.

The obvious system is the new-ish Star Wars RPG game, which peeps give
rave reviews of. But, I don't own it yet.

Here is a weird thought. I do own the modiphius Star Trek 2d20 core
rule book. Would it be weird to use that system an make an adventure of
a Star Wars movie? Yay... I don't know how Star Trek 2d20 would handle a light sabre.

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I rate "Solo: A Star Wars Story" 99/100. (-1 for no nudity.)

I hope they make the next one too.

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Call of Cthulhu 7th edition


I like it. How about you?


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DungeonmasterCal wrote:
Basically, it means two things; Humans have destroyed much of their habitat with urbanization and they've found that Humans throw away perfectly good food as well as feeding some pets outdoors. Foxes are generally very skittish of people and it's rare they attack pets. Just enjoy them. In fact, leave little toys out for them because sometimes they'll even play with them and you can watch from your window.

I applaud your response which is completely reasonable.

But, my personal mythos rating is now too high for me to inarguabley
accept such a reasonable answer. I cannot risk ruling out a priori the
approach of an "other" stumbling into my town . To make this assumption
would fly in the face of personal experience with the small-spaces between
realities -- which we all sometimes glimpse out of the corner of the eye
while glancing around -- and perhaps even see, but fail to admit to
ourselves seeing, the beings standing there looking back.

This sudden appearance of Foxes could be mundane, and as you described.
However if something of apocryphal origin has stumbled its way into my
small patch of county lanes and small horse farms, I need to aware and
prepared.

Perhaps my great-grandfathers books in the basement can point me to the
way.


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Is anyone else excited about the new 2019 Conan comic release today?
Apparently, Marvel got the rights back and have [Media Alert!] assembled an "exciting creative team".

My local comic shop is in the loop, so I'm going there to make the transaction.

Marvel's official link -- >> BY CROM, THE GREATEST SWORD-AND-SORCERY HERO RETURNS TO MARVEL! <

. Oh, the first four cover pictures are release:
#1 cover
#2 cover
#3 cover
#4 cover


I've noticed a large influx of Foxes into my area.
Is this a sign a larger, weird predator has arrived?
I don't want to be out on a late-night run and get attacked by a weird beast
all for misreading the sings of its presence.

About 20.


Today, it's because of the Fed.


I hate the Fate System.

I love Harry Dresden and the only reason i don't play the Harry Dresden RPG is because it uses the Fate System.

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John Wick is a recent incarnation of Conan -- without the chainmail bikini Trope.

Edit: that circle club scene is similar to the scene in Conan (1982) when he infiltrates the palace orgy


Lord Fyre wrote:


But what makes the character so enduring? I’m going to start with:
  • Gritty Action
  • Hawt Chicks (See my note below)
  • A well thought out setting
  • L. Sprague de Camp’s taking over the Conan character after Howard’s suicide kept the character in print.
But what else added to the continuing value of the character

my note below** spoiler omitted **

  • Conan's tactics are Napoleonic and as a result capture a reader's imagination
    with an orchestra of speed and death. The reason this is not mentioned more often
    is his typical reader has never studied Napoleon's system of war for themselves
    and is thus unable to recognize it. Obviously L. Sprague de Camp, a well read man, did.


  • I bought the hardcover rules book. It is heavenly.

    I've played 2d20 before and really, really like these rules.


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    DungeonmasterCal wrote:
    I worked 2 weeks as a telemarketer. I didn't make a single sale and I was so depressed from the harassment by the manager that one day I stopped halfway to work, called from a payphone, and told him to screw off.

    Bravo!

    Everyone should tell their boss today to screw off.

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    Carry on.


    Does a person have to have a job for these myths to personally apply?


    ...on Netflix. This is a great run. Do you know if anyone
    has written it up as a playable run in SR5?

    Also, what do you think the elves did with the human baby,
    after they went up into the apartment to interrogate the witnesses?

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    Jorli wrote:

    As for the clunk.....I dare you to name one game system that doesn't have clinky parts. I certainly can't. I think it is an inevitable result of trying to express something as complex as existance in something as simple as a game system.

    Our GM is a huge lover of Rifts and I think the game will be very fun. So I'm definately looking forward to Saturday.

    What are the main Rifts books I should seek out?

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    Adam Daigle wrote:
    Wut 'bout dis?

    I wonder about the type of person who has this as their spirit animal?


    55. A ball of yarn.


    NobodysHome wrote:
    Celestial Healer wrote:
    NobodysHome wrote:

    A lot of you are in insurance/law/etc.

    So do you all hate shredders and wish they would die or what?

    My insurance statement: 2 double-sided pages of personal and account information, then 10 (TEN) double-sided pages of ads, legal disclaimers, privacy information, and so forth.

    And on EVERY SINGLE ONE of those "useless" pages is all of my account information printed in fine print along the edge, as if it would ever fundamentally matter to whom such a piece of paper would belong. So I have to shred them all.

    Why you gotta hate shredders so much?

    Does the insurance co have an electronic delivery option?

    Ah, it's State Farm. I'm sure they do. Every other company just auto-opted me in. "Warning! We're switching you to e-delivery unless you check this checkbox!"

    Stupid old-fashioned State Farm!

    Ironically none of it is printed in America.

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    A magician was driving down the road and then he turned into a driveway.

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    Vanykrye wrote:

    Yellow (yolk) on the inside. Usually used to reference White guys who are really inundating themselves in Asian culture. A Reverse Banana, if you will.

    No, that's not the word.

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    I'm wagering Big C. likes BurgerKing.

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    We start Tomorrow.

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    Tiny Coffee Golem wrote:
    It makes me laugh when people think HR is their friend. The employee isn't paying HR's salary. ;-)

    HR is pure cost.


    I"ve changed my mind.

    Tomorrow, construction on a Moon Base begins.

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    brood on the forces of chaos and possible


    There is no work elsewhere. Once you're fired it's over.


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    Slim Jim wrote:

    To heck with the animals, 2e needs to fix the dang *weapons*.

    * If glaives can't do piercing, then neither should naginatas.

    * katanas should be "S or P" (ditto arming sword and longswords).

    * nodachis are basically huge katanas and don't have the Brace property (they're too excessively curved).

    * The game lacks a finessable arming sword. And it's not just Hollywood either, as the Celts used similar swords a thousand years before the Norman Conquest.

    * falcions (AKA messers) are one-hand-hilted weapons; the two-handed version is the kriegsmesser.

    * The longsword which has never gotten the respect it deserves from RPGs, with HEMA fans and practitioners taking a jaundiced view of that.

    * These two lovelies here and here deserve a place in the game.

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    > walk on the sun <

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    What is the latest video?


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    ... and 35 others (22,185 new) ×

    It's been a while.

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    When do we get to see the picture of Sandpoint?


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    Dale McCoy Jr wrote:
    Spacecaptain Pillbug Lebowski wrote:
    Dale McCoy Jr wrote:
    Grand Magus wrote:

    Where's Vic?

    I'll do you one better, What is Vic?

    I'll do you one better: Why is Vic?

    YES!!!!

    Vidi Veni Vic.

    ::
    I saw Vic and came.

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    for the bleacher seats


    List the FBI's you know of and I'll choose one:


    Do not list the ways you think the FBI spies on you.


    The FBI is spying on you.


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    Where's Vic?


    Aboleth Sticks wrote:
    Zaister wrote:
    Adding up a bunch of numbers isn't really "math".
    Well, it's certainly not Social Studies.

    So, in gaming, just what is math?

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    Lakesidefantasy wrote:
    If you need a computer to play the game then it's too complicated.

    I think the best math for "game play" is numerical linear algebra. And honestly recommend learning it.

    Because NML can do the underlying things people need to do while playing a game (e.g. model, optimize, 'learn') all while leaving alone the dramatic results for us to emotionally enjoy. Isn't the 'drama' of seeing your decisions *put to the test* during a game sessions what ultimately makes the story telling fun and socially enjoyable?

    Sometimes the crunch of how do I compute what is the best, next move to do, possibly based upon an arbitrary scoring system (e.g. XP, gold, hit points,) is where the brain-drain kicks in and tires most of us out while playing games. Because we have add dice up, then compute things (like averages), or look up table values and adjust our totals, etc.

    Some people may choose to augment their decision making skills with an App written and based upon numerical linear algebra along with your favorite programming language (like Python), and others not so much.

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    Slithas wrote:
    ... What are other people's thoughts on trying to help with the mathematically challenged?

    I love rolling dice and doing math. To assist with gaming development, a good book to memorize is structure and interpretation of computer programs. After which you'll find it trivial to implement your own computer code to carry out number crunching.

    Furthermore, I've seen some players write programs to assist with their personal decision-tree management, etc.

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    Navigation really is feeling smoother.


    why it says three levels when I can see


    Then the smell hit him full in the


    The 'verse is huge, but that doesn't mean


    with tears in his eyes. "He's dead Captain."


    The following post is true.


    I'm lying on the ground. A mist swirls


    its antenna picked up vibrations in the air.

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