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by pactmaster
Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Odd thing happened on the way to the bookshop
Replies: 6
Views: 184

What about the Black Company book?
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Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.

--Stephen Chenault

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

J. R. R. Tolkien
by pactmaster
Sat Apr 05, 2008 12:15 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Would YOU pay $14.99 a month to play 4E online?
Replies: 43
Views: 966

<t>If there was video and it was strip D&D with the Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders, in that case, yes, yes I would. Otherwise, no.<br/> _________________<br/> Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.<br/> <br/> --Stephen Chenault<br/> <br/> Faithless is he that sa...
by pactmaster
Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:30 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Look what I found
Replies: 10
Views: 135

<t>I didn't mind the first movie, the director's cut fills in a few gaps here and there.<br/> <br/> The Golden Army should be totally different than the first film, with a different premise entirely.<br/> _________________<br/> Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're ...
by pactmaster
Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:23 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: No more Castles & Crusades for me!! Sorry.
Replies: 31
Views: 228

Wow. I want to sample some of whatever he is smoking.
_________________
Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.

--Stephen Chenault

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

J. R. R. Tolkien
by pactmaster
Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: No more Castles & Crusades for me!! Sorry.
Replies: 31
Views: 228

<t>I feel like running World of Synnibarr in celebration of this. A logical, well balanced, totally coherent session.<br/> _________________<br/> Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.<br/> <br/> --Stephen Chenault<br/> <br/> Faithless is he that says farewell w...
by pactmaster
Mon Mar 31, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Discuss the Turn/Rebuke Undead mechanic
Replies: 10
Views: 1427

<t>I am sticking with the C&C rules. Anything from 4e will have to be strained and scrutinized closely under a magnifying glass before it comes near my C&C.<br/> _________________<br/> Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.<br/> <br/> --Stephen Chenault<...
by pactmaster
Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What's the deal with all the 1E fans...
Replies: 123
Views: 1104

<t>Maybe slimy can should have the title "Grand Stirrer of Hornet's Nests". That guy can spark multiple controversies and squabbles with one thread.<br/> _________________<br/> Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.<br/> <br/> --Stephen Chenault<br/> <br/> Faith...
by pactmaster
Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: MY C&C game has floundered...
Replies: 61
Views: 3419

<t>TheNewGuy has great points there. Nothing wrong with rolling with those. Some situations depend on the people though.<br/> <br/> Saturday I ran a new group and I had planned on running them through a version of Keep on the Borderland and I waffled there. I usually don't even run modules, but I sc...
by pactmaster
Sat Mar 29, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Potential media talking points of how rpgs are good for kids
Replies: 2
Views: 109

<t>What it did for me besides some of your listed features:<br/> <br/> I would expand social into=learning to work well with others. In most scenarios in most rpgs the players work together.<br/> <br/> An alternative to drugs. I was never tempted into drugs as a teenager. I had enough of a fantasy w...
by pactmaster
Fri Mar 28, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: question about 1st edition D&D
Replies: 20
Views: 1105

gideon_thorne wrote: *chuckles* A world without change... I can't imagine anything more disturbing. Hey, a little stability in a crazy world helps preserve the sanity. Nothing wrong with change here and there, but some things are fine as they are. Innovation and change aren't always for the better....
by pactmaster
Fri Mar 28, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: question about 1st edition D&D
Replies: 20
Views: 1105

<t>I agree that it is nostalgia with the original covers, Trampier does the best inside pictures (and may still be unequalled) but not the best colour work. However, those new covers, maybe while technically better, gave off the whiff of coming change, oh sure it took a few years, but then the 2e ju...
by pactmaster
Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Holy freaking.....
Replies: 28
Views: 940

<t>Now Harry. I say price-gouge in relation to price-creep. Creep is that extra nickel here and there that nobody notice or complains about. You can't say that a $7 rise in a product all at once (it was a box of frozen chicken bits) isn't past the term "creep".<br/> <br/> And I do understand that th...
by pactmaster
Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: question about 1st edition D&D
Replies: 20
Views: 1105

<t>I have to have a bit of nostalgia here- Yeah, the covers and errata might be different, but come on! The idol and the dead lizardman! The efreeti with the City of Brass on the back! The only way to fly.<br/> <br/> Sometimes you get lucky, I recently won a couple of ebay auctions in which people t...
by pactmaster
Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:04 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Holy freaking.....
Replies: 28
Views: 940

<t>After the ammunition, arrows and crossbow bolts run out.<br/> <br/> Since I lived in Sumatra years ago I did pick up the ability to eat most anything. There is a fruit from S.E. Asia that Andrew Zimmern, the Bizarre Foods guy on the travel channel wouldn't eat and that guy eats the brains out of ...
by pactmaster
Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Holy freaking.....
Replies: 28
Views: 940

<t>I drink milk in my tea/coffee, as does my wife, plus we cook a lot, not just microwave meals, but actually cook from scratch, so milk raising bugs me. Milk was around $2 a gallon here last year, now it is $4+. Gas and milking are skipping together at the head of the line on price gouging.<br/> __...
by pactmaster
Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Holy freaking.....
Replies: 28
Views: 940

<t>About the same as a gallon of milk. Price creep has become full blown price gouge. Last weekend I was at a food wholesale store and they were raising prices, one item went from $14 to $21. Just like that. No $16 then $18, straight to $21. And the employee couldn't believe it himself. Times are ge...
by pactmaster
Tue Mar 25, 2008 4:47 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What's the deal with all the 1E fans...
Replies: 123
Views: 1104

gideon_thorne wrote: Well, this is the reason why I constantly suggest going into game shops and talking to the store owner about running demo's. It costs the person doing the demo absolutely nothing but time. IF the players are happy, they will order the game from the store owner, which makes them...
by pactmaster
Tue Mar 25, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What's the deal with all the 1E fans...
Replies: 123
Views: 1104

<t>While I honestly would (and do-heck it cost me to buy extra C&C PHBs and hand them out) promote the game on my own, I feel that if TLG had an incentive program that they would have a little army of advertisers out there reaching the places that are not being covered. Some companies have demon...
by pactmaster
Tue Mar 25, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: A little closet cleaning of my own
Replies: 14
Views: 476

<t>One last bump after that stack of C&C items and old D&D books came in, much to the wife's chagrin. I added low prices. Trading is ok, but spousal unit wants to see this stack go.<br/> _________________<br/> Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.<br/> ...
by pactmaster
Tue Mar 25, 2008 4:04 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What's the deal with all the 1E fans...
Replies: 123
Views: 1104

<t>You might also note that many people on the Dungeon Delver messageboard and the Knights & Knaves forum also post here and many are proponents of C&C. <br/> <br/> Too bad that 90% of the TLG customers can dismiss this place so easily, can you imagine the unlimited material and discussion i...
by pactmaster
Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:40 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What's the deal with all the 1E fans...
Replies: 123
Views: 1104

<t>You know, slimy, I think that a moderator/administrator should give you the title of "Mr Controversial Thread Title Starter". There is a knack you have of delivering a cornball sentence that is certain to get people fired up and then they look inside.<br/> <br/> To answer the question, some peopl...
by pactmaster
Mon Mar 24, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Has anyone made a list of all the online converted monsters?
Replies: 21
Views: 385

<t>And no mind flayers, githyanki, githzerai, yuan-ti etc. I know githyanki have been covered in the conversions. Thank you for the reminder, serleran.<br/> _________________<br/> Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.<br/> <br/> --Stephen Chenault<br/> <br/> Fa...
by pactmaster
Sun Mar 23, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Has anyone made a list of all the online converted monsters?
Replies: 21
Views: 385

<t>I don't have a problem, I just need to figure out who did what. I threw them all into a file without sorting out between the authors. I know who they are, not just what each one did without a bit of research. I am certainly not opposed to sharing if the authors are fine with it. You just need to ...
by pactmaster
Sun Mar 23, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: A little closet cleaning of my own
Replies: 14
Views: 476

<t>A little editing and a bumpola. The wife is putting a little pressure on me since my influx is exceeding the outflux (I say, is that rational thinking?). Make an offer and I probably won't refuse it. After a few days I will expand to rpg.net, EnWorld, etc.<br/> <br/> Spousal unit has put a bit of...
by pactmaster
Sun Mar 23, 2008 4:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Any computer enthusiasts here?
Replies: 25
Views: 606

Harry Joy wrote: You ever try to run a computer without one? Yep. I thought so. Operating systems rock. And really, as long as someone isn't trying to foist something on me like Linux, I don't really care what system I'm using. But Windows, and soon - very soon - Vista, is the most universally comp...
by pactmaster
Sat Mar 22, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Has anyone made a list of all the online converted monsters?
Replies: 21
Views: 385

Here you go: Creature Catalog.
_________________
Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.

--Stephen Chenault

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

J. R. R. Tolkien
by pactmaster
Sat Mar 22, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Has anyone made a list of all the online converted monsters?
Replies: 21
Views: 385

<t>Yes there, is, JediOre, it is BOZ if I recall correctly, he has an entire section down the line on the EnWorld messageboards.<br/> _________________<br/> Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.<br/> <br/> --Stephen Chenault<br/> <br/> Faithless is he that says...
by pactmaster
Sat Mar 22, 2008 3:56 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Has anyone made a list of all the online converted monsters?
Replies: 21
Views: 385

<t>I think I have them all so far. I have a 100+ page Word file with monsters from here set in a ten point font.<br/> _________________<br/> Deserve has nothing to do with it, if you think you're entitled. You're not.<br/> <br/> --Stephen Chenault<br/> <br/> Faithless is he that says farewell when t...
by pactmaster
Sat Mar 22, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Looking for a contact.
Replies: 5
Views: 360

<t>I bought a few extra C&C 2nd printing PHBs and handed them out when I was down on players, now I have created a small web of Crusaders in my area. There is not really a gamestore here, just a used and new bookstore (emphasis on the used) and a Hastings music, video and everything store that i...
by pactmaster
Sat Mar 22, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Any computer enthusiasts here?
Replies: 25
Views: 606

Harry Joy wrote: You know, all those posts are the very definition of a thread crap. More RAM is always better, btw. And Vista is an operating system, no worse than other popular ones - better in some ways, worse in others, noticeably no different in most respects. I was happy with WinME, XP, writi...