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by Enoch
Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: DCC RPG Third Party Publishers
Topic: Purple Sorcerer Games
Replies: 13
Views: 5213

Re: Purple Sorcerer Games

I don't own Ooze Pits yet, but I was proposing an Adventurers' Guild campaign in Burning Wheel at the time I got Sunken City, and I replaced the guild with the Soiled Dove wholesale. I think that's one of the coolest, most flavorful things I've ever read in an RPG.
by Enoch
Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:57 am
Forum: Judges' Forum
Topic: weapons and damage
Replies: 21
Views: 14191

Re: weapons and damage

If you want to talk "classic" weapons--all those you listed didn't exist in early editions of D&D. The weapons in DCC are very much reminiscent of those early editions.
by Enoch
Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Rules discussion
Topic: Ability Checks
Replies: 6
Views: 3126

Re: Ability Checks

Ahh, gotcha. So you tell the successful adventurers privately, or slip them a note or something, and let them decide whether to share it.
by Enoch
Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: Rules discussion
Topic: Ability Checks
Replies: 6
Views: 3126

Ability Checks

For ability checks that aren't limited to a specific individual, such as the DC 12 Intelligence check to notice scorch marks in the Portal Under the Stars adventure, do you let every character make a check? It seems a little useless to me--what are the odds that 15-20 characters are likely to fail t...
by Enoch
Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Magic and Spells
Topic: Patrons vs. Gods
Replies: 8
Views: 6623

Re: Patrons vs. Gods

It's not about the strength or even nature of the entity, it's about the relationship. Having a patron is like being in a business relationship. You may be a junior partner--you may even be their protegee. Heck, there might even be a certain level of affection. But in the end, it's a business relati...
by Enoch
Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: Characters
Topic: Elves
Replies: 29
Views: 47760

Re: Elves

Nothing says that the patron needs to be hard-nosed, either. A lot of fiction has characters serving deities who slap their foreheads and say "what did you do now ?" Jig Dragonslayer is a great example of a character not cut out to be wielding the powers he wields and has to be regularly bailed out ...

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