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by Zebulon
Thu Oct 28, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: The One C&C Rule I hate.
Replies: 32
Views: 1917

<r>I would personally limit two-weapon fighting as in the rule-book to people who :<br/> <br/> 1) have Dexterity as a prime attribute,<br/> <br/> 2) wear armor no heavier than leather,<br/> <br/> 3) one of the two weapons is of small or medium size; that is, you cannot wield two longswords or two sc...
by Zebulon
Thu Oct 28, 2010 6:00 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: OA??
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Mark Hall wrote: One of my big disappointments with the "green book" line from TSR was that they never came out with a medieval Japan supplement. They did a Complete Ninja red-cover soft book, that is not far from what would have been n oriental green-book. Mark Hall wrote: I'm half-way working on ...
by Zebulon
Wed Jun 16, 2010 3:54 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Heroes and Wizards
Replies: 12
Views: 715

Re: Heroes and Wizards

zombiehands wrote: I was wondering if I could get comments on a house rule I am thinking of using for my next campaign. I am dubious about this houserule. I suggest to ask the players if they prefer it over normal C&C. _________________ www.lythia.com: Free resources for Harn but also adaptable to ...
by Zebulon
Thu Apr 29, 2010 4:21 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: A world of unlimited magic... for every class!
Replies: 17
Views: 732

Re: A world of unlimited magic... for every class!

Omote wrote: What types of rules have you seen or can think of that can be used in a situation like this? In 3e unearthed arcana, there was a concept of "incantations", where anyone could possibly cast a spell without need for spell slots, feats or whatever. In some game I forgot, there are rituals...
by Zebulon
Thu Oct 22, 2009 5:21 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: New Class Idea
Replies: 9
Views: 747

I think that this is an interesting idea.
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by Zebulon
Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Orc as PC Class
Replies: 9
Views: 1918

Re: Orc as PC Class

Taranthyll wrote: The whole concept of half-breed races makes my head hurt. If humans can breed with elves and orcs and produce fertile offspring then, according to the biological species concept humans, elves, and orcs are all the same species. In Lord of the Rings, orcs were twisted elves, so the...
by Zebulon
Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: TLG 8010CU {09-18-09} Customized Players Handbook
Replies: 24
Views: 11609

Troll Lord wrote: Hey Z, Sorry I didn't get to your post sooner. But to answer your questions: 1> 8.5 x11 2>Guts are Goudy OIS and titles are copperplate bold 3>back, as it won't mess up the mpage numbering then 4>make sure i can tell that they are yours. 5>soft 6>8 pages is the limit. if we go ove...
by Zebulon
Wed Oct 14, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: TLG 8010CU {09-18-09} Customized Players Handbook
Replies: 24
Views: 11609

gideon_thorne wrote: http://www.freeyabb.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=8967&highlight=&mforum=trolllordgames And its a soft cover book. Thanks for telling me to read the thread again. At least questions 1, 2, and 3 are not answered in the original post. Anyway, it was a good answer: that I should disca...
by Zebulon
Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: TLG 8010CU {09-18-09} Customized Players Handbook
Replies: 24
Views: 11609

<r>I am interested in a custom PHB, however I need much more info about it:<br/> <br/> 1) What must be the format/size of the pages submitted?<br/> <br/> 2) Would it be possible to get a PDF of a single page of the PHB 4th printing to be able to mimic the layout? Or is it the same layout and fonts a...
by Zebulon
Mon Oct 12, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: How do you handle PC background knowledge?
Replies: 17
Views: 596

Re: How do you handle PC background knowledge?

vivsavage wrote: Basically, what assumptions does your campaign make regarding background knowledge, and how does it affect attribute rolls? IMO prime attributes are good enough to reflect a character's background. Prime in Strength: the character was an athlete practicing all manners of sports and...
by Zebulon
Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:08 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Local Reaction to the new look of C&C books
Replies: 48
Views: 6332

CharlieRock wrote: Even anime isnt that spikey. Well, please don't tease me with 4e. Some people here know how much I hate that edition... The other day I was searching around the Internet some info about different D&D iterations of the barbarian class. As such I stumbled around some info about the...
by Zebulon
Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:58 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Local Reaction to the new look of C&C books
Replies: 48
Views: 6332

<r>I don't like 4e's art with its silly anime look, I much prefer Peter's art. Now that said, I think the C&C covers look more dull than the 4e ones. It's not the green color, it's overall a combination of static layout, bland green, basic plain bland font, and too small illustrations. For me, t...
by Zebulon
Fri May 15, 2009 10:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Assassin?
Replies: 82
Views: 5074

Re: Assassin?

I have seen this class played as often as paladins. (Both were played rarely though...)
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by Zebulon
Sun May 10, 2009 7:18 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Random Musing About C&C/AD&D
Replies: 39
Views: 6426

Eisenmann wrote:
I can't go back to AD&D. Not that it's impossible mind you, but I wouldn't find it enjoyable.

+1
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by Zebulon
Sun May 10, 2009 7:14 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: M&T 3rd printing is FANTASTIC!!!
Replies: 67
Views: 1391

<r>Glad to hear this. Unfortunately, I have decided to wait for the box set that will feature the four books together, so I won't see it before next year... <br/> _________________<br/> <URL url="http://www.lythia.com">www.lythia.com</URL>: Free resources for Harn but also adaptable to any medieval ...
by Zebulon
Fri May 08, 2009 5:16 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Would 2e AD&D kits work for C&C?
Replies: 43
Views: 4510

<r>Myself I am wondering what kind of character would result from adding Cavalier to the Knight class, or Berserker to the Barbarian class. I think the latter would fix the main problem with the barbarian, but for the knight-cavalier I am not sure, except that I would readily play one!<br/> ________...
by Zebulon
Wed May 06, 2009 8:03 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Druids destroying undead...
Replies: 19
Views: 1644

<r>Serleran's idea sounds interesting.<br/> <br/> I am waiting for CKG: maybe adjuncts and other tweak-classes abilities will let some druids have access to the Turn Undead ability.<br/> <br/> IMO, it makes more sense to have druids Turn Undead than clerics. In a perfect ruleset, I would have varian...
by Zebulon
Tue May 05, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are YOU looking forward to in the CKG?
Replies: 43
Views: 6462

dutch206 wrote:
Q: "What are you looking forward to in the CKG?"

A: A release date.

LOL
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by Zebulon
Tue May 05, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What Does Your Username Mean?
Replies: 62
Views: 4583

Zebulon is the name of the creature whose photo I use for my avatar. It comes from somewhere on the Internet. I do like its weirdness.
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by Zebulon
Tue May 05, 2009 5:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are YOU looking forward to in the CKG?
Replies: 43
Views: 6462

Looking forward to everything, but especially adjuncts, tweaking classes and creating new PC races.
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by Zebulon
Tue May 05, 2009 5:49 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New LoTR Movie
Replies: 18
Views: 1362

<r>It looks good indeed. However, I found the story to be boring. Considering a scenario should take little budget, I found it disappointing no effort was made on this.<br/> _________________<br/> <URL url="http://www.lythia.com">www.lythia.com</URL>: Free resources for Harn but also adaptable to an...
by Zebulon
Sun May 03, 2009 8:08 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I just bought a Chinese Language 3.5 PHB
Replies: 14
Views: 1547

Re: I just bought a Chinese Language 3.5 PHB

papercut wrote: It cost about $30 (original price $50) and included a nice little black bag plus a set of dice ($10 value woot). I was surprised to find that it had the collector's edition cover in matte cardboard. Anyone else want a Chinese 3.5 PHB? Cheers Can we have pictures? _________________ w...
by Zebulon
Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Wizards of the Coast let's you try out 4e D&D free!
Replies: 20
Views: 4874

Re: Wizards of the Coast let's you try out 4e D&D free!

DaveyB wrote:
if anyone wanted to try out 4e D&D for free

For free? Not enough. I would try 4e only if they did pay me for it. And my fees would be high for such a tedious task...
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by Zebulon
Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:02 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Big Castles & Crusades lot for sale on ebay
Replies: 24
Views: 2355

Big Castles & Crusades lot for sale on ebay

Just found this and thought it could be of interest to some of you...
HUGE Castle & Crusades Lot 19 Items
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by Zebulon
Fri Apr 24, 2009 6:20 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: [C&C] Core Book set
Replies: 40
Views: 1281

Troll Lord wrote: Yes, there will be. The original C&C Deluxe set was specifically designed to hold the CKG, PH and MT. This will be the way of it again! It will probably make its showing in August. Steve Gonna buy it. I will delay any purchase of 4th print, CKG, etc., until this set is released. A...
by Zebulon
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Donner Party Meats
Replies: 7
Views: 777

Re: Donner Party Meats

Julian Grimm wrote:
Announcing my new business venture and our newest special.

Remember, at Donner Party Meats We're here to serve you!

Any picture?
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by Zebulon
Sat Mar 21, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Is the Ranger unplayable!?
Replies: 33
Views: 1959

<r>Rangers go on adventuring during their vacations! "Bushloper" is the most hideous name I ever saw for a character class... That said I have a dwarf-ranger class variant (game mechanics are identical, just applied to underground realms) that I call "Underscout".<br/> _________________<br/> <URL ur...
by Zebulon
Thu Mar 05, 2009 6:45 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Should a gaming magazine be hardcopy or PDF
Replies: 27
Views: 3684

<r>As suggested above: do it in PDF, with the POD (lulu.com) option for those who absolutely want a printed copy. Plus don't forget that Lulu will cost you nothing.<br/> _________________<br/> <URL url="http://www.lythia.com">www.lythia.com</URL>: Free resources for Harn but also adaptable to any me...
by Zebulon
Sun Mar 01, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Conan: Return of the prince
Replies: 6
Views: 1527

<r>By the way, this led me to view the trailer for Wolfhound. Looks interesting, but never heard of it before... I will have to look for DVDs on amazon.<br/> _________________<br/> <URL url="http://www.lythia.com">www.lythia.com</URL>: Free resources for Harn but also adaptable to any medieval setti...
by Zebulon
Sun Mar 01, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Encumbrance value of large things?
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Thanks for the guidelines. I will try to tinker with them.
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