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    I think your response better answers this...

    I think your response better answers this question:
    "Why hasn't the Gorgon ascended to godhood already?"

    After Deismaar and the catastrophic death of the old gods, the new generation of gods...
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    Doyle's answer (capital province level =...

    Doyle's answer (capital province level = provincial fortification level) is a good default standard. That's what has always made sense to me.


    I don't look at gross income -what I believe you...
  3. Thread: Dwarven Clerics

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    Hi Audric, While not of direct relation to...

    Hi Audric,

    While not of direct relation to your questions, I had to tell you: Audric Eriksson is the name of one of my core NPC's (Rjurik mage-in-exile, now replacing the Eyeless One as the source...
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    got it now -VERY nice work! It is great to have...

    got it now -VERY nice work! It is great to have such a resource available. Methinks they should use your map for the Atlas. :)
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    I also get an error message - would love to see...

    I also get an error message - would love to see it though!

    Osprey
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    It wasn't too long after I read the BRCS Gorgon...

    It wasn't too long after I read the BRCS Gorgon writeup that I figured death ward was a person's only real hope of surviving his death gaze. Then there's his petrifying gaze, of which the only real...
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    I seem to recall mention (probably at BR.net)...

    I seem to recall mention (probably at BR.net) that the Lost Ones were taught secrets of power by Azrai. This could make them magicians, sorcerers, wizards, or really just about any other character...
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    That should read "veteran units may take up to 2...

    That should read "veteran units may take up to 2 special training options." In the BRCS, "elite" units is a loose term talking about veteran and better units. Anuirean Elite Infantry, for example,...
  9. Thread: Battle Spells

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    I was working off an assumption that a caster...

    I was working off an assumption that a caster took the Battle Magic feat, and this allowed him to prepare battle spells in place of regular spells per day. Any spell he already knows may be prepared...
  10. Thread: Battle Spells

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    Sample Clerical Battle Spells

    So, here's a sample of what I've compiled so far (clerical battle spells, level 0-3). This is in a "short and sweet" format - as clear as possible, without much flavour text, since these are simple...
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    Battle Spells

    Ah yes...our old friend, that most heated topic of furious debate...Battle Magic.

    While I have no interest to dredge up all the heated tempers and hard feelings of previous discussions, I'm also...
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    I've always assumed it's the scions with...

    I've always assumed it's the scions with Bloodmark, Divine Aura, and Charm Aura who really stand out among common men (hence the Cha-skill bonuses). They're some of my favorite blood abilities for...
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    And that sums up the majority opinion of posters...

    And that sums up the majority opinion of posters here at BR.net, I think. :)
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    OIT is Lawful Neutral as I recall - that's why...

    OIT is Lawful Neutral as I recall - that's why they're all about rigid social orders, rules, laws, ritual ,etc. Order, order, order, above all things. To give them a fairer slant, they probably fear...
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    I expect most knights come from the ranks of the...

    I expect most knights come from the ranks of the nobility. Knights aren't just "anyone who can afford a horse and armor." Wealthy merchants, for example, might have the money, but utterly lack the...
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    Others have written to give the "official"...

    Others have written to give the "official" perspective to these questions. Many of the answers aren't canon at all, however, which is good if you're a creative DM who likes "write-ins" in your...
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    IMO, D&D as a mechanical game system is a poor...

    IMO, D&D as a mechanical game system is a poor vehicle for a low-fantasy setting, particularly with the magic and magic item system, but also because of the massive gap between low and high-level...
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    I run a mixed adventure/domain tabletop game, and...

    I run a mixed adventure/domain tabletop game, and apply these specifics to Regent Focus already (+4 is a BIG domain bonus, so it should be specific).

    To balance the feat's offensive domain power,...
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    Arcane Sanctum's benefit is mostly limited to...

    Arcane Sanctum's benefit is mostly limited to Close Range from your source manifestation...at which point it grants a bonus to spell DC's of 1 + source level! That's immense, if you're say, sitting...
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    For the most part I agree with you. However, I am...

    For the most part I agree with you. However, I am of the school that "setting trumps core rules." That is, setting first, make the rules fit second. Bloodtheft via stabbing through the heart was a...
  21. Thread: Undead Legion

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    It's a great tactic, so long as you have plenty...

    It's a great tactic, so long as you have plenty of room to maneuver, the enemy isn't using fast/cavalry units in addition to their undead infantry legions, and you're not defending some key strategic...
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    I've been wondering if the horse couldn't...

    I've been wondering if the horse couldn't Overrun/Trample an opponent in the way while the rider attacks the same or an adjacent opponent with a lance or sword? While both character's use the mount's...
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    Oops, my mistake, he's "only" at x5 charge damage...

    Oops, my mistake, he's "only" at x5 charge damage with the lance.

    A 10th level Cavalier (so c. 15th level+) gets Unstoppable Charge (x5 mounted charge with lance, x4 with melee weapon).

    Yeah,...
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    Spirited Charge? Yeah, that's nasty...check out a...

    Spirited Charge? Yeah, that's nasty...check out a cavalier on the rampage and tell me what you think.

    In my epic BR campaign (PCs hitting 25th-30th levels), the champion of Roesone, Sir Alencon de...
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    Heh, well, I never really realized that...Ride-By...

    Heh, well, I never really realized that...Ride-By Attack+Charge...sick. :cool:

    You learn something new everyday, eh?
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