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  1. Thread: Magician spells

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    The wiki provides really easy access via the home...

    The wiki provides really easy access via the home page table of contents to any part of the 3.5 BRCS. Quite handy!
  2. As strategic players are often prone to...

    As strategic players are often prone to min-maxing their domain growth, and other PCs tend to respond with similar moves to stay competitive / keep up with the other players, the art of balance falls...
  3. Thread: Magician spells

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    The 3.5 BRCS Magician has both Sleight of Hand...

    The 3.5 BRCS Magician has both Sleight of Hand and Perform as class skills for that exact reason. :)
  4. Thread: Magician spells

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    Conceptually - especially in terms of arcane...

    Conceptually - especially in terms of arcane abilities - they were similar to bards, who had those skills, as did rogues.
  5. I think after 1500 years of bloodlines being...

    I think after 1500 years of bloodlines being around, the gods' ideals like you imagine them would not be what humans practice anymore, they would be heavily distorted to suit human greed in every...
  6. In Anuire at least, there is an awful lot of...

    In Anuire at least, there is an awful lot of "trial by combat" culture that would certainly include rules for when bloodtheft is "OK by Haelyn!" :D Cuiraecen would tend to follow with looser rules...
  7. I have thought about this idea a lot over the...

    I have thought about this idea a lot over the years. There are pros and cons to the canon way of "all or nothing" bloodlines - that is, whichever derivation wins in a bloodtheft completely subsumes...
  8. Bloodtheft So in the 2e canon rules (Core...

    Bloodtheft
    So in the 2e canon rules (Core Rulebook p. 31 - which I am checking now because I haven't used them much ever), it is not violent death that leads to usurpation, it is only a blooded...
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    Overall I love this analysis of the language...

    Overall I love this analysis of the language families mixing and evolving - great deconstruction work!

    There was 1 bit at the end I wondered about:



    Are you using the Germanic language...
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    I always thought the Sidhelien were as much or...

    I always thought the Sidhelien were as much or even more Gaelic language-based along with Welsh (I am not fully fluent in Gaelic, but reasonably familiar with it from language classes and Gaelic...
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    I have used Laela Flaertes of Tuornen as a major...

    I have used Laela Flaertes of Tuornen as a major bardic regent who establishes a bardic college and university in Haesrien.

    Bardic magic and operatives are CRAZY powerful if used carefully in...
  12. Thread: Magician spells

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    The BRCS Scion classes were all redone for 3.5. A...

    The BRCS Scion classes were all redone for 3.5. A few features were added to each, and some rebalancing was done IIRC.
  13. Thread: Magician spells

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    I think proper credit for the 3.0 BRCS goes...

    I think proper credit for the 3.0 BRCS goes chiefly to Travis Doom, who was the principle author of that document.

    The BRCS 3.5 project used that conversion as the basis for the 3.5 update. As...
  14. Thread: Magician spells

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    I wrote most of the Magician class for the 3.5...

    I wrote most of the Magician class for the 3.5 BRCS, but in truth I have always been unhappy with it. To me the Magician just feels like a watered-down and colorless version of the Bard class, with...
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    In 3.5, Two-Weapon Defense and its chain...

    In 3.5, Two-Weapon Defense and its chain (Improved and Greater 2WD) came out in Complete Warrior, the 1st class supplement published for that series.

    Pathfinder also uses 2-weapon defense, but...
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    It's a little sad that Rjurik bards get typecast...

    It's a little sad that Rjurik bards get typecast as skalds - who are typically orators but not musicians (as I understand). Skalds are neat but seem very narrow in traditional focus.

    You can...
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    LOL OK this is my bad..in my mind Domain Spell...

    LOL OK this is my bad..in my mind Domain Spell and Realm Spell were blending together!

    Although I do think that last sentence is what confused me:


    Maybe deleting the last sentence, or...
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    Ruornil's Gift seems to have an error in the...

    Ruornil's Gift seems to have an error in the spell description...what does this have to do with a domain spell slot for a Magician spell?!?

    Ruornil's Gift
    Transmutation
    Level: Spell 1, 2, 3, 4,...
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    So...why doesn't the Contest action convert...

    So...why doesn't the Contest action convert holdings from one ruler to another in a single domain action if that is the intent?

    Or are you stating here that this is what you wish the Contest...
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    I like your 1st option a lot better. Presumably...

    I like your 1st option a lot better. Presumably hidden holdings are far harder to create, rule up, and keep operating at higher than level 0 without getting noticed (+20 DC to Create and Rule secret...
  21. Thread: Huskarl

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    Yeah I just know Hastings a little better in that...

    Yeah I just know Hastings a little better in that the shield wall was extremely resilient against both cavalry charges and endless arrow volleys. However, an unlucky arrow through the eye for the...
  22. Thread: Huskarl

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    I just looked them up on page 6 of Ch 6 in the...

    I just looked them up on page 6 of Ch 6 in the BRCS, where Rjurik Housecarls are just Veteran Medium Infantry (3 GB). That's a bit of a letdown. I guess they figure they are only wearing medium chain...
  23. Thread: Huskarl

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    With BRCS rules a Huskarl unit would almost...

    With BRCS rules a Huskarl unit would almost certainly be Veteran Heavy Infantry with Shield Training (shield wall formation) as the default unit.

    This would still allow for 6 GB elite versions...
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    As a regent I would far rather have secret guild...

    As a regent I would far rather have secret guild holdings with levels than a spy network. The former generate income and could even anchor a trade route (can secret guilds create a secret smuggling...
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    Ilien is an open coastal province (max level 10)...

    Ilien is an open coastal province (max level 10) with a Forest minor terrain feature (the province supports 1 forest trade route, the rest must be open terrain from Ilien).

    Going by PS...
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