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by phadeout
Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: New Barbarian?
Replies: 21
Views: 2129

<t>It would be nice, for those of us with earlier editions, to not have to buy this book, but instead have a nice PDF Errata.............<br/> _________________<br/> "If everyone was drunker, was beer cheaper? And if they were more drunk the further back one goes, is there a time when everyone was c...
by phadeout
Sat May 30, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Specialist Wizards
Replies: 29
Views: 3030

That's pretty sweet man... I like it.
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"If everyone was drunker, was beer cheaper? And if they were more drunk the further back one goes, is there a time when everyone was completely soused all of the time? And, could I go there?" -Davis Chenault
by phadeout
Wed May 06, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Does it make sense for Assassin to not be able to pick locks
Replies: 24
Views: 1628

<t>I think that Assassins should be able to pick locks... unfortunately, game balance is a problem...<br/> <br/> If want to be able to pick locks, and still Assassinate stuff... play a Thief who Assassinates people... kinda like in 2E lol.<br/> _________________<br/> "If everyone was drunker, was be...
by phadeout
Wed Apr 22, 2009 1:56 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: D20 or D100?
Replies: 15
Views: 5223

<t>The d20 has always been the main focus of all the games I've played too, D&D and Palladium mainly. But, both of these games use/used d100 for skill checks.<br/> <br/> The best part of it? Percentage chance straight roll to determine success just makes SOOOO much sense. You have a 55% chance t...
by phadeout
Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Prices on CZ:UW starting to get out of hand.
Replies: 86
Views: 31827

<t>Another thought too is that some FLGS actually shrink wrap product that isn't shrinkwrapped to keep them more mint on the shelf - they just do it themselves. One of the FLGS near me does/did this.<br/> <br/> Anyone have a copy of CZ2 they can find for me or sell me for say $50 US? I so missed the...
by phadeout
Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Treasure Dispersal
Replies: 14
Views: 525

csperkins1970 wrote: I also leave it to the players to divvy up loot as best fits the needs of the party. At the same time, I do XP in a very fast and loose manner... leveling characters based on combat, loot, roleplaying and completing adventures. Been doing it this way for years, from 1st to 3.5,...
by phadeout
Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:49 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Maxing HD rolls
Replies: 30
Views: 1640

boxcornersdiety wrote: There is also the method of rerolling all hit dice every level and only using increases, which I believe comes out to about the same (+1 HP per level) on average and smoothes out the worst rolls. This is another one I like. Every level, you reroll all your HD, taking the best...
by phadeout
Fri Mar 27, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Maxing HD rolls
Replies: 30
Views: 1640

<t>I do basically what Treebore does but:<br/> <br/> 1d4, reroll 1's<br/> <br/> 1d6, reroll 1-2's<br/> <br/> 1d8, reroll 1-3's<br/> <br/> 1d10, reroll 1-4's<br/> <br/> 1d12, reroll 1-5's<br/> <br/> It's generous, but still random, giving above average, but not maximum HPs.<br/> _________________<br/...
by phadeout
Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: More lethal combat?
Replies: 22
Views: 1051

<t>If you find that things are getting less lethal at higher levels (for both monsters and PCs) and you feel that that your fights are too long (too much, I hit, hit, hit hit again again and again) because of hit point escalation, then you can make all monsters get a bonus to damage based on HD, and...
by phadeout
Mon Jan 05, 2009 1:46 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Boxed set collectors - what's in your closet?
Replies: 51
Views: 3757

<t>I have all the 1E and 2E Forgotten Realms boxed sets except Horde and Lands of Intrigue.<br/> _________________<br/> "If everyone was drunker, was beer cheaper? And if they were more drunk the further back one goes, is there a time when everyone was completely soused all of the time? And, could I...
by phadeout
Sun Jan 04, 2009 12:25 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Who uses the movement rules as written?
Replies: 27
Views: 581

<t>If you want it simpler, but don't want to ignore movement, try this:<br/> <br/> You can move your movement rate, and have all your attacks in one round.<br/> <br/> If you want to move more than your movement rate, and attack, then you need to charge. You can then move up to twice your movement ra...
by phadeout
Mon Dec 29, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Size Armor Class Adjustments???
Replies: 12
Views: 749

<t>Hey folks, long time no visit...<br/> <br/> Well, on this topic I've always thought that AC modifiers didn't even make as much sense as say DR (damage reduction) for huge monsters. Think about it... Using a Dagger on that Wyrm just shouldn't work - it's not even long enough! If you want something...
by phadeout
Mon Dec 29, 2008 10:33 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Size Armor Class Adjustments???
Replies: 12
Views: 749

<t>Hey folks, long time no visit...<br/> <br/> Well, on this topic I've always thought that AC modifiers didn't even make as much sense as say DR (damage reduction) for huge monsters. Think about it... Using a Dagger on that Wyrm just shouldn't work - it's not even long enough! If you want something...
by phadeout
Thu Aug 07, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: About monk
Replies: 37
Views: 1165

<t>Well, one thing about C&C, if you like an older version of Monk from 1E, then just drop in! It's really that simple, just assign a prime and convert thief abilities. You can even drop in martial arts from O.A. or the 2E Ninja's Handbook...<br/> _________________<br/> "If everyone was drunker,...
by phadeout
Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Least favorite class
Replies: 54
Views: 969

<t>You would think that with all the time, for a long time, that people have had issues with certain classes (Barbarian!) that there would be a bloody (no pun intended) errata for it.... <br/> _________________<br/> "If everyone was drunker, was beer cheaper? And if they were more drunk the further ...
by phadeout
Sat Jul 19, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Sell me on C&C
Replies: 17
Views: 649

<t>Well, I guess it depends on your background.<br/> <br/> If you like old-school (1e, 2e D&D) and dislike the clutter, strategy game feel, and over mathematic intensive 3.x D&D... you may like C&C.<br/> <br/> If you want something simple, you may like C&C.<br/> <br/> If you like mak...
by phadeout
Wed Jul 16, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Elven chain & rogue abilities
Replies: 24
Views: 938

<t>Well, guess I will bring up AD&D 2nd ed. again. Elven chain, I think, should effect rogue abilities something like Studded Leather would. 2nd ed ahd something like this, and I feel it was about right.<br/> _________________<br/> "If everyone was drunker, was beer cheaper? And if they were mor...
by phadeout
Thu Jul 10, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Delayed Blast Fireball
Replies: 13
Views: 1724

DangerDwarf wrote: And it would be nice to at least have one other low level attack spell be useful at high levels. I memorize magic missile 9 times! Then it could be I memorize MM4 times and Burning Hands 5! Variety! [/i] Hah! Yes, exactly my thoughts... not being sarcastic either... _____________...
by phadeout
Wed Jul 09, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Two-Weapon Fighting question
Replies: 17
Views: 1887

<t>It think this goes to show how armor really should work as both AC and Damage Reduction. This would fix the strength adding to damage issue. Light weapons and single handed weapons would be far less effective against full plate, compared to a very strong warrior with high strength and a two-hande...
by phadeout
Wed Jul 09, 2008 6:50 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Delayed Blast Fireball
Replies: 13
Views: 1724

<t>Actually, with burning hands, I like it as written. Otherwise, it's pretty useless.<br/> <br/> Burning Hands 1d2, +1 level @ 15th = 1d2+15 (max 17 and has no range, few targets)<br/> <br/> Magic Missile 1d4+1 x 1 ea. 3rd level @ 15th = 6d4+6 (max 30, but has range)<br/> <br/> Hmmmm.<br/> <br/> Bu...
by phadeout
Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:15 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Two-Weapon Fighting question
Replies: 17
Views: 1887

<t>I like the idea that Dex offsets the penalties, and that Str does not add a To-hit bonus when dual-wielding. Mainly for balance. Othewise, the ultimate warrior with high Str and high Dex, will always dual-wield (due to mechanics, yes, of course, some people role play, but we're talking mechanics ...
by phadeout
Sat Jun 14, 2008 1:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Most expensive d20 ever.
Replies: 22
Views: 935

<t>Woah, and I thought d20's only existed due to RPG's... I had no freakin clue... that is the coolest thing I've ever seen.<br/> _________________<br/> "If everyone was drunker, was beer cheaper? And if they were more drunk the further back one goes, is there a time when everyone was completely sou...
by phadeout
Sat Jun 14, 2008 1:34 am
Forum: Tributes
Topic: Rest in Peace: Erick Wujcik (1951-2008)
Replies: 12
Views: 10539

<t>TMNT, Afterbomb... how I miss those days... thank you Eric. <br/> _________________<br/> "If everyone was drunker, was beer cheaper? And if they were more drunk the further back one goes, is there a time when everyone was completely soused all of the time? And, could I go there?" -Davis Chenault<...
by phadeout
Fri May 09, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Wondering about gaining something else past 12th level
Replies: 10
Views: 305

<t>Fighters: Warlords, Castles, lots of followers...<br/> <br/> Followers can be acquired through extra XP as well as grants for land and title.<br/> <br/> Paladins: See Fighter, but add your Paladin angst to it.<br/> <br/> Wizards: able to tap into magic rituals to cast more poweful spells (costs X...
by phadeout
Wed May 07, 2008 2:16 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: has any body converted the beholder
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Zebulon wrote: Is there really a need for a conversion, when it's so easy to use the AD&D version, having only to convert the AC? My thought exactly. Conversions are so easy, if you have original 1E or 2E monsters, you can use them on the fly as long as you understand the SIEGE system. ____________...
by phadeout
Mon May 05, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: So what's with Midnight?
Replies: 20
Views: 1219

<r>Well, I'm not going to re-write what others have already written, but I'll make some of my own points.<br/> <br/> The first thing I'll point out is: Like any PnP RPG, there is no "you can win or can't win". It's all in the campaign. Some people say there is no point in playing Midnight, because t...
by phadeout
Fri May 02, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Conversions
Replies: 7
Views: 501

Breakdaddy wrote: I cant be much help in converting SAGA to C&C, but I think your post is in the correct forum here. I hope you get some help but Im not familiar with SAGA. I don't see the point in converting SAGA to C&C, but pulling things from SAGA into C&C would be better... If you want Star War...
by phadeout
Fri May 02, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Encumberance Question
Replies: 13
Views: 3724

Gleemax Jr wrote: is this the place to ask: what is the capacity of a chariot if used for storage only? I'd say: Wing It. And: depends how high you can stack it _________________ "If everyone was drunker, was beer cheaper? And if they were more drunk the further back one goes, is there a time when ...
by phadeout
Fri May 02, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Players Handbook 3rd Print Errata Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 856

<t>ah, another thing to clarify are spells that have damage like:<br/> <br/> 1d2+1 per level<br/> <br/> Is this:<br/> <br/> 1d2 (+1 per level)<br/> <br/> or<br/> <br/> (1d2+1) per level<br/> <br/> (10th level example: 1d2+10 or 10d2+10)<br/> <br/> Same for the Monk's healing ability...<br/> ________...
by phadeout
Fri May 02, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: favorite product type
Replies: 19
Views: 914

<t>Soft Crunchy Bits.<br/> <br/> Modules are great too if they add to the world or help you to make a world by giving you interesting (but small & localized) areas to explore.<br/> _________________<br/> "If everyone was drunker, was beer cheaper? And if they were more drunk the further back one...