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by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 2/14/19 - An undead friend
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Re: Notes from 2/14/19 - An undead friend

Kili rolls Cure: Light: (d8+1+2) : [5 + 1 + 2] = 8 amcy recenters everyone's view Kili: sorry closed skype accidentally, can u invite again Calder rolls Skill - Perception (WIS+Prof): (d20+2+2) : [9 + 2 + 2] = 13 Brandt rolls Skill: Perception: (d20+1+2) : [9 + 1 + 2] = 12 Morpheus rolls Skill (Perc...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Belle or another as Part Time Party Member
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Re: Belle or another as Part Time Party Member

I like Belle and am loathe to swap her out. She would be difficult to play as a DMPC, though. SHe can heal, but she is also one of the fighters.
Pondering.
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 1/10/18 - One down, two had to go
Replies: 1
Views: 89

Re: Notes from 1/10/18 - One down, two had to go

kili rolls Ability - WIS: (d20+3) : [8 + 3] = 11 Brandt rolls Atk/TH: (d20+4+2) : [17 + 4 + 2] = 23 Brandt rolls Atk/Dmg: Longbow: (d6+4) : [2 + 4] = 6 Calder rolls Initiative: (d20+1) : [9 + 1] = 10 Morpheus rolls Initiative: (d20) : [9] = 9 kili2 rolls Initiative: (d20+2) : [5 + 2] = 7 Brandt roll...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 1/3/19 - One down, many to go
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Notes from 1/3/19 - One down, many to go

Calder rolls Initiative: (d20+1) : [19 + 1] = 20 Morpheus rolls Initiative: (d20) : [4] = 4 Belle rolls Initiative (Advntg) +3 Wis: (d20+3) : [2 + 3] = 5 Kili rolls Initiative: (d20+2) : [9 + 2] = 11 Brandt rolls Initiative: (d20+4) : [15 + 4] = 19 Sympathetic DM rolls d20+1: (d20+1) : [13 + 1] = 14...
by Brianna Sollandry
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: KoLmafia
Topic: Familiar Arena Parameters
Replies: 46
Views: 13464

Re: Familiar Arena Parameters

Results for Cat Burglar after 12 trials using 144 turns: Contest XP[1] XP[2] XP[3] Original Rank Derived Rank Cage Match 61 46 0 0 1 Scavenger Hunt 28 44 61 0 3 Obstacle Course 56 58 46 0 2 Hide and Seek 27 48 56 0 3 Results for Elf Operative after 12 trials using 144 turns: Contest XP[1] XP[2] XP[...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 12/20/18 - Couldn't take a little needling
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Notes from 12/20/18 - Couldn't take a little needling

Sedon rolls Skill: Nature: (d20+0+1) : [14 + 1] = 15 Calder rolls Skill - Nature (INT): (d20+1) : [17 + 1] = 18 Sedon rolls Skill: Stealth: (d20+4+0) : [9 + 4] = 13 Sedon rolls Skill: Stealth: (d20+4+0) : [6 + 4] = 10 Sedon rolls Skill: Perception: (d20+1+2) : [15 + 1 + 2] = 18 Sedon rolls Skill: Pe...
by Brianna Sollandry
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: KoLmafia
Topic: Familiar Arena Parameters
Replies: 46
Views: 13464

Re: Familiar Arena Parameters

Results for Yule Hound after 12 trials using 144 turns: Contest XP[1] XP[2] XP[3] Original Rank Derived Rank Cage Match 43 59 45 0 2 Scavenger Hunt 24 53 60 0 3 Obstacle Course 60 25 10 0 1 Hide and Seek 60 30 0 0 1
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 12/13/18 - The right time at the blight place
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Notes from 12/13/18 - The right time at the blight place

Calder rolls Skill - Perception (WIS+Prof): (d20+2+2) : [3 + 2 + 2] = 7 Brandt rolls Skill: Perception: (d20+1+2) : [11 + 1 + 2] = 14 Belle rolls Skill: Perception +2 WIS +2 Prfncy: (d20+4) : [12 + 4] = 16 Chaotic DM: "Is no fun, ia no Blinsky!" Kili rolls Skill - Arcana: (d20+1) : [7 + 1]...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 11/15/18 - The penalties for malicious unhappiness
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Re: Notes from 11/15/18 - The penalties for malicious unhappiness

Killllli: dusk elves in houses
Killllli: cast detect magic on offered gifts - nada
Sympathetic DM: Kasimir Velikov
Sympathetic DM: Patrina Velikovna
Sympathetic DM: Soldar Soldarovich and Yevgeni Krushkin
Killllli: Festival of the Blazing Sun
Sympathetic DM: Baron Vargas Vallakovich
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 11/8/18 - The price of good fishing
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Notes from 11/8/18 - The price of good fishing

Calder rolls Spell Attack: (d20+3+2) : [4 + 3 + 2] = 9 Kili rolls Ability - STR: (d20) : [13] = 13 Generous DM rolls d20+6: (d20+6) : [1 + 6] = 7 Generous DM rolls d20+6: (d20+6) : [7 + 6] = 13 Generous DM rolls d20+6: (d20+6) : [12 + 6] = 18 Generous DM rolls 2d4+3: (2d4+3) : [1 + 1 + 3] = 5 Brandt...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 10/11/18 - Spawns spawned
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: Notes from 10/11/18 - Spawns spawned

Kili rolls Initiative: (d20+1) : [3 + 1] = 4 Calder rolls Skill - Intimidation (CHA+Prof): (d20+3+2) : [20 + 3 + 2] = 25 Brandt rolls Skill: Intimidation: (d20+0+0) : [9] = 9 Sympathetic DM: Henrik van der Voort Calder rolls Skill - Perception (WIS+Prof): (d20+2+2) : [6 + 2 + 2] = 10 Calder: test Br...
by Brianna Sollandry
Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 9/27/18 - Dem bones
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: Notes from 9/27/18 - Dem bones

As I have said before I have two WAPs that advertise the same SID. If you connect to the wrong one, you will get poor results, even though the menu bar shows full signalL it lies. You've said that before. But, since I have literally no control about which one to join, that's never been helpful; my ...
by Brianna Sollandry
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 9/27/18 - Dem bones
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: Notes from 9/27/18 - Dem bones

Considering that literally nothing has changed in my setup since the last time we did this, hard for me to understand what I could change to get a different result. My impression is that the only people who had trouble hearing me were in Newton; the Pittsburgh people seemed to understand as well as ...
by Brianna Sollandry
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 9/13/18 - The wrong wolves
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: Notes from 9/13/18 - The wrong wolves

Here is a Map of Vallaki.

I bought all of the maps from the artist. Should be helpful henceforth, I hope.
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure - Logistics
Replies: 8
Views: 434

Re: Treasure - Logistics

(Please stop using "begs the question" - a type of logical fallacy - to mean "leads to the question". Thank you. :) ) If you can find somebody who wants to buy your "stuff", you can sell it to them for a mutually agreed on price, which may or may not be "book value...
by Brianna Sollandry
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 1521

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

I used Emacs. Which is to say, I directly authored HTML. :) I had a "template", so to speak, which was a file with all my normal tables with an empty row in each, and I duplicated and filled in rows for each item. I manually inserted each row in the numerically appropriate (by value) place...
by Brianna Sollandry
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 1521

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

If feel that the current party in your current world is being underserved in treasure by my presence, I will withdraw. Odd response. I said that the party will get whatever treasure the module provides. I don't see what that has to do with "your presence". As Seston said (or implied), in ...
by Brianna Sollandry
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 1521

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

People have their own visions of what their characters want and what they want for their characters. We should be allowed to make our own choices - even if they are dumb choices in the eyes of the DM or other players. Talon, the (several) times I planted treasure hoards that had "one appropria...
by Brianna Sollandry
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 1521

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

II definitely agree that the parties need some mechanism for division and an accurate ledger. I also confess that tracking your treasure isn't something I see as typically my responsibility. Personal preference there, but I do feel the party needs to track their inventory. When I was a player, I wa...
by Brianna Sollandry
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 1521

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

(I edited the actual player names in previous notes.) As a DM, I do not dictate how parties decide to divide treasure. It's simply not my call. When the Tarrastra party decided to pool treasure and "assign" items, with Carric keeping the gold, I shrugged. I did make several attempts to giv...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 9/13/18 - The wrong wolves
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: Notes from 9/13/18 - The wrong wolves

Generous DM rolls 16d20: (16d20) : [19 + 13 + 11 + 2 + 9 + 18 + 13 + 17 + 9 + 19 + 3 + 12 + 13 + 13 + 12 + 5] = 188 Generous DM rolls d20: (d20) : [13] = 13 Generous DM rolls 3d6: (3d6) : [3 + 3 + 3] = 9 Calder rolls Skill - Perception (WIS+Prof): (d20+2+2) : [16 + 2 + 2] = 20 Morpheus rolls Skill (...
by Brianna Sollandry
Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Over the Edge kickstarter
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Over the Edge kickstarter

Is here . Over the Edge was a modern-era RPG set on the island of Al Amarja. It was published last century by Atlas Games - Jonathon Tweet's company - which also did Ars Magica. I think I have everything published for both of those games. They were both really well done. And now, Atlas Games (which ...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Your Best Game Ever! kickstarter
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Your Best Game Ever! kickstarter

From Monte Cook Games.

I have not yet backed this, but there are 28 days to go.

I'm curious to hear your-all's thoughts on this.
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 6/28/18 - Burn baby burn
Replies: 1
Views: 186

Re: Notes from 6/28/18 - Burn baby burn

Gentle DM: Bring out yer pogs. Bring out yer pogs. Kili Nutcracker rolls d20: (d20) : [6] = 6 Brandt: https://www.facebook.com/mari.l.young/posts/10216289265481913?comment_id=10216298126583435&notif_id=1530134307758086&notif_t=mentions_comment&ref=notif Belle: We meet Morpheus, older bro...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 6/21/2018
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Notes from 6/21/2018

Kili rolls Skill - Medicine: (d20+3+2) : [10 + 3 + 2] = 15 Belle: We all go up to L3 when we leave the haunted house Kili rolls d8: (d8) : [2] = 2 Kili rolls d8: (d8) : [6] = 6 Calder: 1. Small mumified yellow hand w/sharp claws on a loop of rope (a goblin's hand). 2. A knife carved from a human bon...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu May 31, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 5/31/18 - Me and my [evil] shadow
Replies: 3
Views: 327

Re: Notes from 5/31/18 - Me and my [evil] shadow

Calder rolls Skill - Medicine (WIS): (d20+2) : [9 + 2] = 11 Calder rolls Skill - Investigation (INT): (d20+1) : [15 + 1] = 16 Belle rolls Skill: Investigation +0 INT: (d20) : [13] = 13 Belle rolls Skill: Medicine +2 WIS: (d20+2) : [13 + 2] = 15 Generous DM: "He is the Ancient. He is the Land&qu...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu May 03, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 5/3/18 - Proper bone placement
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Re: Notes from 5/3/18 - Proper bone placement

Calder rolls Skill - Perception (WIS+Prof): (d20+2+2) : [18 + 2 + 2] = 22 Kili rolls Save - CHR: (d20+2+2) : [5 + 2 + 2] = 9 You tell Kili: hear me You tell Kili: You are posessessed by Rose. You gain a flaw: "You like being in charge and gt angry when people tell you what to do" Sedon rol...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 3/15/18 - One more thing ..
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Re: Notes from 3/15/18 - One more thing ..

Belle: watching the procession from the Church. At midnight the spirits on dead adventurers go up the hill to the castle. Belle: Priest's son is a Spawn of a Vampire. Has been living under floorboards without eating. Belle: The fog or mist is getting thicker and thicker outside. Belle: No more spiri...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 3/8/18 - Bring out your dead
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: Notes from 3/8/18 - Bring out your dead

Belle: okay Belle: I take the note Belle: and put rope away in backpack Belle: and sit out on watch Belle: Belle wakes next two who wake next two Belle: i can't hear Belle: only static Belle: should I reconnect Belle: may I call Belle: type anything you want to say Belle: don't have number handt Bel...
by Brianna Sollandry
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: New Character
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: New Character

A pity that it came to this, and it seems so unnecessary, but I support you in your decision.
by Brianna Sollandry
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: KoLmafia
Topic: Familiar Arena Parameters
Replies: 46
Views: 13464

Re: Familiar Arena Parameters

Results for XO Skeleton after 12 trials using 144 turns: Contest XP[1] XP[2] XP[3] Original Rank Derived Rank Cage Match 72 30 6 0 1 Scavenger Hunt 39 56 72 0 3 Obstacle Course 67 71 54 0 2 Hide and Seek 62 72 42 0 2 Results for Garbage Fire after 12 trials using 144 turns: Contest XP[1] XP[2] XP[3...
by Brianna Sollandry
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Combat
Replies: 10
Views: 647

Re: Combat

"DM intervention" means "DM screwup". I should have fully absorbed that if you were in the company of the Vistani, you had a free pass until you reached Madame Eva's camp. Now, had you refused the offer to join with them, The Mists would have risen soon enough and you'd still be ...
by Brianna Sollandry
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 2/1/18 - Dreary yet cheery
Replies: 7
Views: 452

Re: Notes from 2/1/18 - Dreary yet cheery

Yeah, this is what I get for not turning on my laptop since last June. Since then, both Skype and Dropbox have declared that I am obsolete. I'll try to do an OS upgrade (this weekend?) such that I can run both of those programs. If not, it'll probably be six months before I can justify upgrading my ...
by Brianna Sollandry
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Character classes
Replies: 45
Views: 2403

Re: Character classes

That's nice. You didn't answer my question, however.

Apparently it comes from WotC's online supplement: Elemental Evil Player's Companion, which was released to go along with the Elemental Evil campaign/adventure book.
by Brianna Sollandry
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Character classes
Replies: 45
Views: 2403

Re: Character classes

Which 5e WotC book has the details for a "deep gnome" as a character race?
by Brianna Sollandry
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Character classes
Replies: 45
Views: 2403

Re: Character classes

P.S. I came home early this evening and went to try to start my car (for the first time in a month; I've been driving Katie's Prius, since she is in Kuwait) to make sure I could drive it to be inspected tomorrow - and the battery was dead. AAA comes out, jumps the car, says the battery is charging, ...
by Brianna Sollandry
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Character classes
Replies: 45
Views: 2403

Re: Character classes

gegen-unter-welt -> "against the under world"?
by Brianna Sollandry
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Prepare characters
Replies: 9
Views: 703

Re: Prepare characters

Cool. I'm inclined to say "yes" for your "philosopher artist" background. We are, certainly, using backgrounds, and there is no reason we can't make custom backgrounds that are of comparable benefit to existing backgrounds. We'll run with this, with the caveat that I may want to ...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Prepare characters
Replies: 9
Views: 703

Re: Prepare characters

At first glance, that doesn't seem unbalanced. It's an unusual background for a Fighter. But, you come up with interesting characters.

I'll rule, by and by.

Can I get a list of players, proposed character classes (and races) (and names)?

Thanks.
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Prepare characters
Replies: 9
Views: 703

Re: Prepare characters

Please share where you learned this? I have seen no posts or emails about it.
And who is "Torm"? Looking at the Tarrastra deity list, I do not see him.
What world do you think your characters come from?

Please - inform the DM!
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Character classes
Replies: 45
Views: 2403

Re: Character classes

Veracity wrote:So we are playing:
1 Cleric of Torm
2 Paladins of Torm
1 Fighter
1 Sorcerer
1 Bard

Do tell where you learned this. All the "Torm" stuff is news to me!
by Brianna Sollandry
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Prepare characters
Replies: 9
Views: 703

Re: Prepare characters

I'd prefer that you have your character planned, if not completely finished, before the first game. That probably means "rolling" and selecting backgrounds and proficiencies and such. And a personality. And hand-painting a character portrait in watercolors. :D Did we use a 27 point buy for...
by Brianna Sollandry
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Postcard Dungeons Kickstarter
Replies: 2
Views: 497

Postcard Dungeons Kickstarter

I just backed Postcard Dungeons for $7.
Why not?
by Brianna Sollandry
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Rule sets
Replies: 3
Views: 351

Re: Rule sets

To be clear, I have these 5e books:

Players Handbook
Monster Manual
Dungeon Masters Guide

Sword Coast Adventurers Guide
Curse of Strahd
Tarokka Deck

Volo's Guide to Monsters
Xanathar's Guide to Everything

The last two are the books you are talking about, right?
by Brianna Sollandry
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Character classes
Replies: 45
Views: 2403

Re: Character classes

Do we need to know each other n Ravenloft or all be from the same world? I confess that my first inclination is to scratch and old each by playing someone from Taladas. Scratch and old? Taladas? You are not from Ravenloft. I am tempted to say you are all from the same town in Tarrastra. If you are ...
by Brianna Sollandry
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Rule sets
Replies: 3
Views: 351

Re: Rule sets

I have both of those books. I’ll look and decide soonish.
by Brianna Sollandry
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Giant D20
Replies: 3
Views: 500

Re: Giant D20

I'd say the acrylic one is decorative, but the plush one is actually rollable.
by Brianna Sollandry
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Giant D20
Replies: 3
Views: 500

Giant D20

The creator is taking a work break, but, man, I need this.

InnerGeekOuterBeauty

Here's one in plush:

0InsideOut
by Brianna Sollandry
Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Knights of Vasteel
Replies: 0
Views: 371

Knights of Vasteel

Here's a Kickstarter campaign that I like. I backed their previous one and got all three decks of NPC cards and the companion app, which is pretty darn cool, and am a backer for this one, too. They're making a 4th deck and have some nifty stretch goals. I am confident that they'll fund the basic cam...
by Brianna Sollandry
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cats of Catthulhu
Replies: 3
Views: 411

Re: Cats of Catthulhu

Google tells me this was (until recently) The Call of Catthulhu.
I wonder if Chaosium sent them a cease and desist order.

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