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by Dougansf
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: For Players
Topic: Space and Time (Mostly Space)
Replies: 7
Views: 1352

Re: Space and Time (Mostly Space)

How would you deal with facing, and thus Blindside and Surprise Strike?
by Dougansf
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: For Game Masters
Topic: combat tactics
Replies: 17
Views: 2756

Re: combat tactics

My solution was to make every hex around an active (and aware) combatant cost double movement for enemies to leave that hex. Also, entering or leaving a hex "threatened" by someone allowed the threatening party a free rotation (once per round). No need for special stance. No need for a die roll. So ...
by Dougansf
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: For Game Masters
Topic: Monetary Rewards per Session
Replies: 5
Views: 1281

Re: Monetary Rewards per Session

As the one who made the West Marches award list, here's the rationale behind it. The LP awards was based on the GM Guide table of Session awards. Comparing those to how much LP was required to get to the next Circle (assuming no LP "distractions") gave me a guideline for speed of advancement (go fro...
by Dougansf
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: West Marches
Topic: LFG: [4M] West Road story (01/13/19 0200 GMT)
Replies: 5
Views: 1309

Re: LFG: [3M] West Road story (2018-01-10 23:59 GMT)

Name: Celemir Circle: 4 Discipline: Woodsman Quote/Unique: "Live in harmony with nature, or it will crush you under the rhythm." Notable Abilities: Navigation, Wilderness Survival, Danger Sense, Disarm Trap, Tracking, Surprise Strike Downtime: Craft Weapon Step 10 (Rank 3) (Anything Damage 5 or bel...
by Dougansf
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Product Discussion
Topic: Earthdawn Social Media
Replies: 31
Views: 10004

Re: Earthdawn Social Media

I have found this and it looks like it is kinda being worked on. http://earthdawn.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page . I was looking to help add to it as anything Earthdawn on the web I want to be as complete as possible. Has anyone else taken a look at it? I've had that site bookmarked for years. Semi-helpf...
by Dougansf
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: West Marches
Topic: LFG: [10M] Royal Blood (2018-12-16@19:00 GMT)
Replies: 6
Views: 1548

Re: LFG: [10M] Royal Blood (2018-12-06@23:00 GMT)

Name: Varis Circle: 9/4 (10th Equivalent) Discipline: Elementalist / Wizard Quote/Unique: Elemental Spears, Metal Wings, Air Armor, Shield Willow, Heated Food (+8), Cold Purify. Notable Abilities: Buffs, Combat Healing Downtime: Item History Step 16 (Rank 4), Research Step 25 (Rank 4) (Requires 20 ...
by Dougansf
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: For Game Masters
Topic: Astral Sensing Redux
Replies: 33
Views: 6242

Re: Astral Sensing Redux

Because it does allow you to cast at something in total darkness, that is otherwise in LoS.
by Dougansf
Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: For Game Masters
Topic: Astral Sensing Redux
Replies: 33
Views: 6242

Re: Astral Sensing Redux

For the (dead) wooden building there is no total cover to consider. Spells do not bend around corners.... (They) avoid physical obstacles to strike the target [/b] So, you disagree with the clearly defined rules on page 387 about Cover modifying MD? Let's try quoting the full text for a second, sha...
by Dougansf
Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Product Discussion
Topic: Fourth Edition Errata, Clarifications, and FAQs
Replies: 147
Views: 46653

Re: Fourth Edition Errata, Clarifications, and FAQs

Belenus wrote:
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:03 pm
And an attack test must not necessary always inflict damage, take disarm for example.
I don't consider Disarm an attack either. They're both debuff talents that goes against the targets PD.

Just like Acrobatic Defense is a buff talent that goes against the opponents PD.
by Dougansf
Sat Nov 17, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Product Discussion
Topic: Fourth Edition Errata, Clarifications, and FAQs
Replies: 147
Views: 46653

Re: Fourth Edition Errata, Clarifications, and FAQs

Because it’s not really an attack test, it does no damage. It’s setting a Knockdown test TN, which must be higher than PD.