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by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: PartII Treasure Division
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Valuing Items

-We could rate items we find on a scale of 1 to 10. -10 is an epic item or an item necessary to complete a quest. -1 is a non-magical (mundane) item, such as: a starting weapon, musical instrument, or fine pair of boots. -We rate items as best we can in the first couple days we have them. -We vote o...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: PartII Treasure Division
Replies: 1
Views: 10

PartII Treasure Division

If owner of site could delete the Logistics thread? I will start over here in a less complicated manner... Treasure Division Suggestion: 1.) DM enters day's loot list in game table to be posted on Vita. 2.) Veracity picks up lists from post and creates tables (as Brianna used to do) tracking who ha...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure - Logistics
Replies: 8
Views: 25

Re: Treasure - Logistics

Yes, we issued IOUs and we used "cash out values" of spare loot. I'm just concerned that we don't get "enough" gp anymore and don't have any place to "cash out" spare loot anymore. It's possible that in Ravenloft, where we are paying in coin for food and lodging, we cou...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Veracity wrote: --The method should have ways of "appraising" an item even when we can't immediately discern everything about an item. It's not at all clear how this can be done, but I'll reserve judgement until I hear the proposed details. In other words, I do not "agree to the foll...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Treasure and GP
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Treasure and GP

Please post here = your "new" treasure and gp you have aquired since we started adventuring together. (Skip things you got in starting package at L1) DM = I know this is asking a lot and not really your responsibility, but could you post the party gp loot awards to date, as a one-time favo...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Prophecies/Rumors/Clues
Replies: 1
Views: 6

Prophecies/Rumors/Clues

Could Fuma enter the prophecies/rumors/clues he has noted here?

For example:
--Sedon's related visions and communications from his book and his daughter, etc.
--The blind wagon driver's information.
--The prophecy from the underground halfling town.
--The original "chosen ones" legend.
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: List your new stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 7

List your new stuff

Could the PCs list their "new" stuff here? Meaning anything aquired after coming through the mists.

Also, if anyone is holding anything "for the party," list that here too.
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Prophesies
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Prophesies

Could Calder enter the proshesies here?

I will list out the key items and places, etc and add that to the information I'm creating to track treasure and gp.
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure - Logistics
Replies: 8
Views: 25

Re: Treasure - Logistics

Please no point system. We have gp - let's use gp. Even if items can't be sold at the moment, they have a gp value. Let's use that. If we do adopt this system, then just assign each hoard a value, and divide by the number of characters - as in the past. Assigning a "hoard value" and divid...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Veracity wrote: --The method should NOT require DMs to "plant" items unless it relates to a particular quest. Yes, but what?! This is just a bizarre statement. It's their world. Both DMs commented on not being expected to plant PC-specific items for us to find unless it is essential to a ...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Being aware of the short amount of game time tonight, I've been assertive (and yes provocative) in trying to get us to start coming to a consensus. These are all at the proposal stage until we all weigh in and agree. But that doesn't mean we should debate until Christmas... Come on, guys. Let's star...
by Veracity
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure - Logistics
Replies: 8
Views: 25

Re: Treasure - Logistics

Yeah, I'm aware of the short window. That's why I maybe jumped the gun on trying to get us moved along here. If we can continue the talk in the forums I'm happy to NOT talk during about these topics during game nights.
by Veracity
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure - Logistics
Replies: 8
Views: 25

Re: Treasure - Logistics

Veracity volunteers to create the tables listing treasure found and assigned. Veracity volunteers to work with 2 or more other players to create a point system for valuing items found. (IMO, ideally, two DMs and at least 2 players should work on this via skype sessions out of game.) Suggestion (to a...
by Veracity
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure - Logistics
Replies: 8
Views: 25

Treasure - Logistics

Assuming we have agreed to the following... Let's talk implementation/logistics here. I'll start. Please change/add. Distribute gp and magic values roughly evenly over time : (A) Create tables that list current holdings of party and individuals (B) Create either a gp value system or a point value sy...
by Veracity
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Summary = Have we agreed to the following? --We will go with a method that distributes gp and magic values roughly evenly over time. --The method should allow individual choice. --The method should NOT require DMs to "plant" items unless it relates to a particular quest. --The method shoul...
by Veracity
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

If someone "at the table" will send me nightly lists, I will be happy to track and value. I will undertake to create tables and I will modify my own PCs such that they can each cast Identify. Again, I propose that dividing values, "buying from the party," and issuing IOUs be part...
by Veracity
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Brianna,
I have sympathy for your frustrations and apologize for offending you.If feel that the current party in your current world is being underserved in treasure by my presence, I will withdraw.
-Veracity
by Veracity
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Still begs the question of assigning values in closed systems and being able to "buy" from the party.
by Veracity
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

I'm willing to step into the role of tracking loot. But to make that feasible, I need someone "on the other end" who is sitting at the table - to make the nightly lists. My audio breaks up and the folks at the table continue talking and I miss stuff. But creating the tables and such offlin...
by Veracity
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Brianna, It was wonderful of you to consider all of us in the treasure you placed. I was very stupid. I was frustrated at not getting gp of my own to pursue plans of my own and was blinded by that. This tread is not intended to beat up on you in any way. I appreciate your efforts very much. I'm sorr...
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Mercy, your suggestion is well-intentioned and explains why you behave as you do during our treasure divisions. My problem with that approach is that the goal is "for everyone to get something" after every battle in which there is loot. IMO, the goal should be to make sure everyone has equ...
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

I'll say that given that I strive to ensure the opportunities for everyone balance out over the medium-short run. So it might not balance by encounter, but it should by episode arc. But there are some limitations based upon what works in the adventure. Seston and Brianna, I believe that you both ha...
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

My understanding is that: (a) there are communities (though few and far between) where we will be able to buy/barter items (b) we expect to eventually be able to pass through the mist (c) we expect to eventually return the apocalyptic world to "normal" and/or move through portals to other ...
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Deed to the Windmill... Caldor I believe Caldor originally picked it up at the haunted house and carried it around without indicating one way or the other that he was claiming it. But since he had it in his possession we started calling it his. And we starting telling the hags he owned the Windmill...
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

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. There are random treasure generators in the DMG. I have no problem with those bein...
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Flexibility in Full Armor
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Flexibility in Full Armor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzTwBQniLSc

showing that armor was not as cumbersome as we imagine..
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Hurdles in the two worlds we are currently playing: --In M's world, we have been transported to an apocalyptic future, where we don't currently know of anywhere to have items appraised or to buy stuff. --In B's world, we have entered a region surrounded by impenetrable mist, so we are similarly limi...
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

It is my hope that we will discuss this here - in the forum - as players - before the next game. I do NOT want to have this discussion in game as PCs. As PCs we have an obligation to roll play that we crave gems or weapons or scrolls or want a Lawful Good plan or an NC plan, etc. Then we aren't talk...
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

Wasn't this the method of treasure division suggested by Brianna that we adopted fairly recently but not universally? It's a good system, but perhaps each party should role play its merits. I believe we did start out with dice rolls for who "got to pick first." And then folks started gett...
by Veracity
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Re: Treasure Division - all worlds

I don't think the character discussions work out. And, frankly, I'm very uncomfortable having them. The tendency to look at treasure from current battle only is one of the problems. Some of us aleady have + weapons. Some do not. Some of us have magic items. Some do not. In order to do what you propo...
by Veracity
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Treasure Division - all worlds
Replies: 41
Views: 96

Treasure Division - all worlds

When I started gaming with the group, and for many many years, we had the following treasure division system: [list=]Put all the loot from that day's melee into a pile Do identifies Estimate values Total the values of all items (at sale value) plus all coins and gems Divide by the number of characte...
by Veracity
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Mysteries Redux
Replies: 7
Views: 170

Re: Mysteries Redux

-Sedon seems to want to rehabilitate his Green Goddess daughter. (need to ask him about he plans to achieve that) -Mercy thought a cloaked figure was the Wizard who killed her parents, and attacked it and its minions. But the creature turned out to be a Mind-Flayer instead. -The Mind-Flayer killed i...
by Veracity
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Need a Ruling
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Re: Need a Ruling

My other "Laymen's Suggestion" would be to rule that, because Eclipse can wild shape into a Worg and cast V spells as Worg, she can't shift that extra time per day as a Worg. The benefit to the party of her casting V as Worg is really the Healing Word spell. That benefit could be balanced ...
by Veracity
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Need a Ruling
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Spells

Here' a link to a website where you can sort based on spells V, S, M categories.

http://donjon.bin.sh/5e/spells/
by Veracity
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Need a Ruling
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Casting in Wildshape

You should not be casting when using wild shape. I should have caught this and paid closer attention. It's allowed at 18th level, but that's too high an ability to give as freebie... Being able to cast in any beast shape is, indeed, very powerful, I agree. Even just casting as a Worg with both V an...
by Veracity
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Need a Ruling
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Wild Shapes Available

All the tables are fine. You can pick one to be your home table (swamp, I assume) and we can discuss which other forms you've seen while adventuring. Because of her "thing" about Owlbears, I'd say "Forest" would be her origins. But both Tielfling tribes and Worg packs do roam an...
by Veracity
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Need a Ruling
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Healing

I'm confused about this one. Druid Circle spells are for Circles of the Land isn't Eclipse a Circle of the Moon? Gosh Darn! That's my fault, mis-memory. It's her Tielfling bonus spells not Druid-related. See Players p43 "Infernal legacy." Can she sacrifice those slots to do healing on oth...
by Veracity
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 5/31/18 - Me and my [evil] shadow
Replies: 3
Views: 96

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

Next Session might be dull for Orpheus's player... Hoping we can wrap up this haunted house and get Orpheus to the gypsy lady. See if she can rez him... Kili, we needed you!!!! :cry:
by Veracity
Tue May 22, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Need a Ruling
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Re: Need a Ruling

Check there aren't any that would NOT be logical for your world.
by Veracity
Tue May 22, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Need a Ruling
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Re: Need a Ruling

Please also take a look at the Druid Wild Forms table in the Guide to Everything and let me know if I can use those as published when choosing a wild shape for my current level? It would have a lot of time to be able to use them straight out of the book. But you need to make sure there aren't any th...
by Veracity
Thu May 17, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Mysteries Redux
Replies: 7
Views: 170

Re: Mysteries Redux

believe the halfling wanted just to get to the other side of the Wall of Wailing. Recall that they appear to be the survivors of a battle with zombies - the place where we found dead zombies, a halfling, bugbear, hobgoblins, and the trail of blood leading away. So it appears they were trying to cro...
by Veracity
Thu May 17, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Mysteries Redux
Replies: 7
Views: 170

Re: Mysteries Redux

Did you make note of which planes used to intersect at the stalamite forest?
by Veracity
Wed May 16, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Mysteries Redux
Replies: 7
Views: 170

Mysteries Redux

-In the townhall of a deserted (underground) halfling settlement, we found a special dagger enbedded in a tentacled creature. The creature had one eye (white) and said it had been part of "The One." It begged for death. On the wall was a message about finding and killing The Minions of the...
by Veracity
Wed May 16, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Running XP (Updated for Game 20: Level 4)
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: Running XP (Updated for Game 20: Level 4)

What is our current XP level?
by Veracity
Wed May 16, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Need a Ruling
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Re: Need a Ruling

On another spell topic... Worgs can speak and move around. So I've been playing Eclipse that she can cast in Worg form but can't cast spells with material components because her material components morphed into her worg body. Is that kosher?
by Veracity
Wed May 16, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Need a Ruling
Replies: 13
Views: 365

Need a Ruling

Well we are down a lot. But so might be our "opponents." Before next game... Need a ruling... I know that I can't swap out my special Druid Catagory spells slots for ordinary Druid spells. For instance, I can't swap out Darkness for Call Lightning. But when it comes to casting Healing Word...
by Veracity
Wed May 16, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 5/15/18 - What evil lurks
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: Notes from 5/15/18 - What evil lurks

Yeah, cause these aren't humans.
by Veracity
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D Trusted Sources
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: D&D Trusted Sources

Maybe the Space Spiders will offer to transport us somewhere new in their Space Ship after we clear the realm for take off. :lol: And en route we can all take turns sitting the Special Chair and become stronger or smarter or more dexterous before we arrive...
by Veracity
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: 5e vs 3.5e
Replies: 0
Views: 51

5e vs 3.5e

What are some of the major differences in 5e vs 3.5e that folks, so far, like/dislike?
by Veracity
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Postcard Dungeons Kickstarter
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: Postcard Dungeons Kickstarter

We bought it. Spouse and daughter are play testing. I haven't had a go yet.

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