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by Veracity
Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Leveling Emphasis and DM Prefs
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Re: Leveling Emphasis and DM Prefs

Do I know where others of my Order hang out?

Can I go into a "Weaver's Club" and challenge someone to a game of Dragon Ante?

Can I have a Full Moon party before we all go out adventuring again?

-Jo-Jo
by Veracity
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Brewtown Knowledge as of 1/14
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Brewtown Knowledge as of 1/14

Places that you have heard of, so far, in Brewtown:

-Gatehouse
-Shipping Warehouse
-Bank
-Open Market
-"Trinkets & Baubles"
-Dockside Inn
-Superior Inn
-Jolly Bobs Tavern & Inn
-Auntie's Inn
-Tasty Fish Tavern
-Playhouse

And then, of course, the Sewers.
by Veracity
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Travel Log 1/14/21
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Travel Log 1/14/21

>>Ursa got a package and was told to talk to a James at the door about a possible job. This turned out to be unblocking the local sewer. Ver Day was also handed something as he marked Bastia as his employee. --The male clerk, 302, had packages for Ursa and for Ver Day. --The female clerk, 299, had a...
by Veracity
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Travel Log 1/14/21
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Travel Log 1/14/21

>>The party also learned that 299 inherited her number, that 1 approved the inheritance, but that she felt it really was 2 that did the approval. She said that the party could buy a map at the market – a map that was created by her father. The Melodys also perform at that market. --Morena was full o...
by Veracity
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Travel Log 1/14/21
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Travel Log 1/14/21

>>The morning found the Seabird crew tossing food up to an albatross. This worked well until a Bob accidentally threw a piece of food into its face and made it angry. On closer inspection, this albatross had teeth and a nasty attitude. Atmohs, Bastia, and Ursa had to fight it, with Ursa landing the ...
by Veracity
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Food for Thought
Replies: 12
Views: 1454

Re: Food for Thought

This week, Atmohs, Ursa, and Bastia are starting at the usual time. Morena and Wutryn are joining an hour and 1/2 later. That's when I expect all will be in Brewtown together. So, just a couple days and all can talk goals and opportunities together in game. Morena will be able to fill you all in on ...
by Veracity
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: In Disguises
Replies: 2
Views: 167

In Disguises

Wondering if Mercy's Disguise Self made her look enough like the real Fuma that he will be "recognized" by sight out about the town? Or is it just his name that will be a problem? If just his name, we can vote on an alias for him. How about "George?" :lol:
by Veracity
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: World Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 399

World Calendar

In CII there are only seasons, not weeks or months. Each season is 92 days long. Morena sailed off on The Midnight Star around 11:30am on S1.D86 (Season 1, which is Spring, Day 86). For the folks still on the Seabird, it is currently about 1:30 to 2pm on S1.D86 = time for Ver Day and Bastia to try t...
by Veracity
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Food for Thought
Replies: 12
Views: 1454

Re: Food for Thought

Let's let this all play out.

There will be ample mysteries to go around in Brewtown and Castle Ale and the surrounding countryside.

We haven't really had a lot sessions yet with all the PCs.

Best, LadyNessey
by Veracity
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Food for Thought
Replies: 12
Views: 1454

Re: Food for Thought

This is really up to you all to decide.... But, for what it's worth, the way I see it, you can all have individual goals and knowledge, but adventure together for your mutual protection and team up to achieve things where your goals and interests overlap. It being up to you to talk and get to know w...
by Veracity
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Char Achievements
Replies: 2
Views: 509

Re: Char Achievements

That helps lots! Thanks. So, no wings.
by Veracity
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Food for Thought
Replies: 12
Views: 1454

Food for Thought

Some misc DM thoughts annd feedback as CII progresses.... --I don't assign "XP points per se." --This is not a very "combat-based" world. --Not everyone levels up at the same time. --Leveling is primarily based on information gathering, decision making, mysteries uncovered and pe...
by Veracity
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Char Achievements
Replies: 2
Views: 509

Char Achievements

Thinking today about what to list as my char's achievements during our next session... In the previous session, she copied several legends from library books. She concentrated on legends involving statues that come to life, heroic animals, and flying creatures. But she also copied out "tails of...
by Veracity
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Leveling Emphasis and DM Prefs
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Leveling Emphasis and DM Prefs

Wanted to ask what you value most in your world as far as leveling... I know that Invisible Sun has the Joy/Despair thing... But we are also going to work on things to gain more hidden knowledge points and maybe more crystals and "Pursue character goals" between group sessions. So I was th...
by Veracity
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Game Mechanics
Replies: 2
Views: 873

Game Mechanics

As a Weaver, once I have woven a spell (like Flying) can I make a note of it and cast it the same way again in the future, without having to calculate it again? If so, I will start a spell page for myself and add "Flying: touch self or other, duration 1 hour before check (fail on 0), L3 spell, ...
by Veracity
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Travel Log 12/1/20
Replies: 6
Views: 670

Re: Travel Log 12/1/20

>>One other thing I remembered: We were told that we'd be stopping for a few hours at a port where there'd be a beer festival. --The port is Brewtown. --The beverage of choice is Ale. --The Summer Solstice Festival is at Castle Ale. --The Castle is located on a hill beyond and above Brewtown. --Acco...
by Veracity
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Travel Log 12/1/20
Replies: 6
Views: 670

Re: Travel Log 12/1/20

That particular rat has an INT of 5.
by Veracity
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Travel Log 11/23
Replies: 0
Views: 677

Travel Log 11/23

This information is also in a Handout ("What You Know So Far) available to all the players to read and edit in Roll20, Conundrums II: --Ursa was already on board The Seabird. She is a hired hand to help the Captain defend against anything/one that might attack the ship/crew. --The rest of you b...
by Veracity
Mon Nov 09, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 11/5/20 - Denouement
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Re: Notes from 11/5/20 - Denouement

Sounds like our fate is sealed? Can we "wrap up" by talking it through?
by Veracity
Fri Nov 06, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Well?
Replies: 0
Views: 1077

Well?

So....
by Veracity
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Overview
Replies: 2
Views: 890

Re: Overview

I will see if I can create one before we start. :-)
by Veracity
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Party Makeup
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: Party Makeup

If spells and such are missing and I can buy them for the group, I will.
by Veracity
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Party Makeup
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: Party Makeup

That is a surprise to me. See email with link to join campaign and what to turn on. Then look again.
by Veracity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Overview
Replies: 2
Views: 890

Overview

The Campaign is called "Conundrums II" because I have already started running it with another group. I will try to "work out the bugs" with that group and improve things for your group. (Conundrums I and II will run separately.) You can create any background for your PC that you'...
by Veracity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: "Freebies"
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: "Freebies"

Yes.
by Veracity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: "Freebies"
Replies: 2
Views: 478

"Freebies"

Inventory items you can take for free include: (non-magical, non-mithral, non-silver) -1 suite of proficient armor -3 proficient weapons -1 mundane proficient shield -2 suits of clothes -2 sets of footgear -Backpack -Bedroll -Your Class's "Starting Gear" (such as theives kit, diplomat's ki...
by Veracity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: "D&D and Beyond" and Point Buy System
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Re: "D&D and Beyond" and Point Buy System

1.) Select your Race and the APP will automatically populate its characteristics for you (including your movement speed). Next page. 2.) On the class page, select your class. Also click the + sign by "Proficiencies" and select your 3 best class skills from the drop down lists. Next page. 3...
by Veracity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Starting Races/Classes
Replies: 0
Views: 958

Starting Races/Classes

Choose one of the following races:
--Aasimars
--Dwarves
--Elves
--Gnomes
--Goliaths
--Halflings
--Half-Elves
--Half-Orcs
--Humans
--Tieflings

Choose one of the following classes:
--Barbarians
--Bards
--Clerics
--Druids
--Fighters
--Monks
--Rangers
--Rogues
--Sorcerers
--Warlocks
--Wizards
by Veracity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: "D&D and Beyond" and Point Buy System
Replies: 1
Views: 367

"D&D and Beyond" and Point Buy System

Pointers and Instructions: 1.) The campaign is 5e. Traditional D&D. (No Gunslingers or Artificers. No "Monster PCs.") 2.) Search/Google to find "Roll20" and "D&D and Beyond" and join each. They are free to join as a PC. I don't recall if they required anything d...
by Veracity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Conundrums II
Topic: Party Makeup
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Party Makeup

Yoshi: I am interested in creating a Barbarian for this campaign. What are other folks thinking about? Hazen: Leaning toward a Cleric. Brianna: "Perhaps a Female Elf Wizard or Sorcerer? Been a long time since I played a straight magic-user." Mercy is working with the DM on a PC who might a...
by Veracity
Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: TPK
Replies: 13
Views: 2070

Re: TPK

There was a question about redoing Esmeralda's turn such that instead of attacking the turned bride, she would make a roll to bind Cat. I have given this much thought and do not think it is worth the effort - as he would be at 0 and like a "sack of potatoes" for you to lug around. You are ...
by Veracity
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Next Campaign?
Replies: 0
Views: 1029

Next Campaign?

So, what is our "Strahd DM" doing for his next campaign? The Roll20 campaign.. What level does it start at and what do we know about it... What types of races, etc allowed.
by Veracity
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: TPK
Replies: 13
Views: 2070

Re: TPK

My other group is more "loosey-goosey" and still allows "Delay Action" in 5e. (Our DMs vary too. One doesn't have us take alignments. Another allows rolled PCs instead of point buy and doesn't even cap initial stats.) This group is a very by the book group. Either is fair. Just d...
by Veracity
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: TPK
Replies: 13
Views: 2070

Re: TPK

If Cat has anything (weapons, magic items, etc) that might be helpful, please take them.

Cat's spirit is with you!
by Veracity
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Friendly Discussion
Topic: Lovecraft inspired advertising
Replies: 1
Views: 1743

Re: Lovecraft inspired advertising

The insurance sounds good. Based on the results of the upcoming election, I may need that!!
by Veracity
Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Creating our "For Real" PCs
Replies: 13
Views: 2524

Re: Creating our "For Real" PCs

Update:
Lady Jo-Jo, the Connected, Empathic Weaver of Wind and Infinity, Who Turns Tales into Reality (Eccentric member of Satyrine Nobility, known for her Full Moon, Flying House Parties.)
by Veracity
Fri Sep 04, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Creating our "For Real" PCs
Replies: 13
Views: 2524

Re: Creating our "For Real" PCs

So my idea was not be partying every night or even every week - as I intend to be out adventuring much of the time. My idea was that I have one loud party each month ont he full moon - My Well-Know, Well-Connected, "Prominent" Full Moon House Party. Let's see if we can work with that... I'...
by Veracity
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Creating our "For Real" PCs
Replies: 13
Views: 2524

Re: Creating our "For Real" PCs

Lady Jo-Jo's House: My House is birdlike and has wings. Once a week it flies to a different "prominent" location within the city -- sometimes of my choosing and sometimes of its choosing. Surprise! On a full moon, my House takes flight and stays aloft all night long (from sundown to sunris...
by Veracity
Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Creating our "For Real" PCs
Replies: 13
Views: 2524

Re: Creating our "For Real" PCs

Jorda, the Empathic Weaver of Infinity and Moonlight, who Turns Tales into Reality.
by Veracity
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Creating our "For Real" PCs
Replies: 13
Views: 2524

Re: Creating our "For Real" PCs

Proposed:

<Name TBD> the Empathic Weaver who Turns Tales into Reality.
by Veracity
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Invisible Sun
Topic: Creating our "For Real" PCs
Replies: 13
Views: 2524

Creating our "For Real" PCs

Last night we agreed to coordinate so we have a distribution of skills....

As a creative writer type person, I'd like to try my hand at a Weaver PC.

What are others thinking?

-Nessey
by Veracity
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 07/29/2020 - Yessef, Astra, and Dorin
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Re: Notes from 07/29/2020 - Yessef, Astra, and Dorin

Eclipse gave Amaroth her +1 AC cloak when Amaroth helped her pay for her scimitar upgrade. Eclipse will see if she has something to give Fuma for his donation also. I do believe in keeping items in the party and passing items on when someone gets "something better" for their class. I don't...
by Veracity
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Downtime Options in the Recovering Dwarven Fortress
Replies: 5
Views: 1592

Re: Downtime Options in the Recovering Dwarven Fortress

Eclipse will spend her time learning to read better. "Remembering" Dwarven. Perhaps working through some Dwarven kids books that are mostly pictures with a few sentences here and there. She will also do some hunting and present the Dwarven Leader with a plate of teeny tiny raw chipmunk liv...
by Veracity
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Strategy and Tactics vs. Strahd
Replies: 10
Views: 4869

Re: Strategy and Tactics vs. Strahd

Strahd seems to enjoy toying with us. I don't think he plans to kill us off yet. Don't know that we can move the unconscious people... Can we carry that much?

Protection spells sound good.

How effect was the Light spell?
by Veracity
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 03/09/2020 - Butt Kicking Time
Replies: 8
Views: 4601

Re: Notes from 03/09/2020 - Butt Kicking Time

I plan to move my char sheet into the D&D and Beyond App - which will automatically prompt me to choose the character traits I'm missing, will automatically calculate my skill bonus points and saves, and will automatically track number of spell levels available and used.
by Veracity
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Strategy and Tactics vs. Strahd
Replies: 10
Views: 4869

Re: Strategy and Tactics vs. Strahd

How did he separate people from their Shadows? That's creepy. And what are the implications of people's Shadows fighting for Strahd? Which abilities of the person does the Shadow retain?
by Veracity
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 2/27/2020 Chapels and Thrones
Replies: 3
Views: 2786

Re: Notes from 2/27/2020 Chapels and Thrones

Please fill in the [?] portions.
by Veracity
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Ravenloft
Topic: Notes from 2/27/2020 Chapels and Thrones
Replies: 3
Views: 2786

Re: Notes from 2/27/2020 Chapels and Thrones

Those us who were damaged, in the Battle with the Bat, were healed. Then we continued to explore the main level of Strahd's castle. We found an auditorium/large chapel with a balcony. We saw - but were not able to reach - two dark immobile figures in the balcony (could not reach from this level). Th...
by Veracity
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Notes from 2/12 - Poison is as poison does
Replies: 3
Views: 3089

Re: Notes from 2/12 - Poison is as poison does

We need a story line for where Chip went and what he is doing now... Can DM and/or player provide that?
by Veracity
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Forgotten Realms
Topic: Game Logs?
Replies: 0
Views: 3560

Game Logs?

Would the Honorable Fuma consent to post his adventure notes in this honorable forum? :?:

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