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by Kaiser_Kris
Fri Dec 10, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Proserpina, Princess of Hell
Replies: 5
Views: 3528

serleran wrote: How many spells, and of what levels, does a 22nd level sorcerer have? I don't know that class. This is what I've got written up for sorcerers. Sorcerer: Prime Attribute: Charisma Alignment: Any Hit Dice: d6 Weapons: Club, dagger, dart, staff, sling, light crossbow, short sword Armou...
by Kaiser_Kris
Fri Dec 10, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Proserpina, Princess of Hell
Replies: 5
Views: 3528

clavis123 wrote:
A good take on the "Devil's Daughter" motif.

Thanks! I tend to think that if the first devil ever had a daughter, they would likely turn out to be formidable, especially in the intensely regimented, politically intense world of Hell.
by Kaiser_Kris
Fri Dec 10, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Baalzebub, Lord of the Seventh
Replies: 2
Views: 2471

GameOgre wrote: The stop stressing and start living add that is flashing at the bottom of the screen under your post with the old man showing off his nipples as he uses his shirt as a cape while running around on the beach seems to add a extra level of terror to your post. Baalzebub, Ruler of the S...
by Kaiser_Kris
Fri Dec 10, 2010 6:44 am
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Baalzebub, Lord of the Seventh
Replies: 2
Views: 2471

Baalzebub, Lord of the Seventh

<t>Yesterday night, I brought you Proserpina, the Princess Royal of Hell and the ruler of its first circle. And now, I attempt a second Lord of Hell, this time one of the most iconic ones, Baalzebub, Lord of the Flies.<br/> Baalzebub, Ruler of the Seventh:<br/> <br/> Size: Large<br/> <br/> HP: 274 (...
by Kaiser_Kris
Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:43 am
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Proserpina, Princess of Hell
Replies: 5
Views: 3528

Proserpina, Princess of Hell

<t>So, since my campaign revolves around the ascension to demigodhood, what sort of enemies would a top-of-the-line hero expect to battle? With powerful ascension and deific gifts, what sort of creature could possibly oppose them? <br/> <br/> Below is one such individual, Proserpina, Ruler of the Fi...
by Kaiser_Kris
Thu Dec 09, 2010 5:13 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Campaign brainstorm: Less is more!
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Re: Campaign brainstorm: Less is more!

anglefish wrote: Delayed or Restricted Bestiary: There's also the spin of the delayed release. In one game, a GM said that anything undead didn't exist, except for ghost stories. When the skeletons attacked us at 2nd level, they came with a Save vs. Fear. When you are low-level, ill-equipped and un...
by Kaiser_Kris
Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Primes for Monsters?
Replies: 7
Views: 4113

serleran wrote: Sure, you can do that and it would not hurt much. Might add to the complexity level and make you record more information... as one of the reasons, if not the primary one, for how it was done was to simply make it easier for the Castle Keeper to remember the stats without having to l...
by Kaiser_Kris
Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:23 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Primes for Monsters?
Replies: 7
Views: 4113

Primes for Monsters?

<t>I've been thinking about the saves for monsters (Physical or Mental) and considering replacing those with a prime system for monsters, somewhat similar to, but different than what exists for player characters. Instead of three or six superior saves, monsters would have anywhere from one to three ...
by Kaiser_Kris
Wed Dec 08, 2010 6:26 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Pantheon by Alignment, pt. I: Thrax the Iron Emperor (LE)
Replies: 0
Views: 772

Pantheon by Alignment, pt. I: Thrax the Iron Emperor (LE)

<t>I started taking a look at my pantheon and realized that 27 deities is way too many, so I took some advice and started weeding out some of them to make way for the Nine, each of which represent an alignment. They also employ a number of demigod servants, which have a much more specialized portfol...
by Kaiser_Kris
Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:31 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Magic Item Creation Costs & Availability
Replies: 5
Views: 1253

<t>I simply tell my players that magical items are rare and valuable things and they are not sold in stores, beyond basic scrolls, potions and perhaps +1 magical weapons without further attributes. You might gain a magical item as a reward from a powerful patron, you might see it in a treasure hoard...
by Kaiser_Kris
Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Alternate Racial and Class Abilities
Replies: 5
Views: 1194

This is really cool stuff!

Without a doubt, the APG is absolutely chock-full of things that could be adapted to C&C. Paizo does good stuff, though right now I'm favoring the somewhat more rules-light C&C approach.
by Kaiser_Kris
Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:48 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: The Halfling Adventurer- Surprisingly Deadly
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Reena Mallory- A Halfling Adventuress

<t>There's been a lot of talk about this class, so I thought I'd do up an actual Halfling Adventurer.<br/> Reena Mallory<br/> <br/> Level 10 Halfling Adventurer<br/> <br/> Primes- Dexterity, Charisma<br/> <br/> Languages- Halfling, Common (Illyrian), Icenian<br/> <br/> Str 13 (+1), Dex 19 (+3), Con ...
by Kaiser_Kris
Tue Dec 07, 2010 4:24 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Section 2.12 -- Combat
Replies: 33
Views: 2

<t>My rule right now is simple. If you roll 20, you hit, regardless of AC (Though if the subject is immune to the attack, that still holds), and if you didn't need a 20, you do maximum damage. I've been reworking the classes though (and adding new racial classes), and quite a few of them do special ...
by Kaiser_Kris
Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:31 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: The Gnomish Tinkerer- KABOOM!
Replies: 4
Views: 628

Keolander wrote: Nice, though I think I might change spells to Inventions ala Blackmoor 3.5's Clock & Steam *nods* I might change the item infusing somewhat, so it's more robust, but then they'd lose the ability to cast spells per se, though they could still do it from scrolls and use wands and such.
by Kaiser_Kris
Sun Dec 05, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Dualsim for my proposed pantheon
Replies: 3
Views: 407

<t>I tend to be a little crazy about inflating pantheons myself, so I'd be really interested in seeing a well-developed dualism. I'm actually seriously considering cutting my pantheon down to one deity per alignment, with their typical portfolios on the side. Some of my evil deities could very easil...
by Kaiser_Kris
Sun Dec 05, 2010 4:07 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: C&C Classes for the World of Terra
Replies: 0
Views: 539

C&C Classes for the World of Terra

<t>I'm just going to open up one thread for this- I'm taking up quite a bit of room and I've got the Dwarven Defender to go yet, with the racial classes ... <br/> <br/> If the Barbarian represents primal will in its glory, the Paladin the holy crusader, the Monk the ideal of personal perfection and ...
by Kaiser_Kris
Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:00 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: The Gnomish Tinkerer- KABOOM!
Replies: 4
Views: 628

The Gnomish Tinkerer- KABOOM!

<t>The gnomes are famous for their aptitude for magic, and for their love of craft and alchemy. While gnomes tend to be somewhat distrusted by other races, their skills are highly respected and gnomish magicians, chemists and craftsmen are usually welcome in any city, or in the retinue of a great no...
by Kaiser_Kris
Sat Dec 04, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Wood Elven Warden
Replies: 4
Views: 3078

koralas wrote: Yeah, either works, I just thought the Totem worked well with the 20th Level Aspect... Also, at 25th Level, this is where you are taking them to demi-god status, correct? If so, the Awaken Totem Creature kind of makes sense, as they exercise their new found god-like power in breathin...
by Kaiser_Kris
Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: The Half-Orc Berserker- Kills things dead.
Replies: 2
Views: 2496

Omote wrote:
I think Kaiser_Kris is my hero for these.

~O

Well, thanks! I've still got a few more to go. The Dwarves and Gnomes still need theirs. Silly humans don't get theirs.
by Kaiser_Kris
Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: The Half-Orc Berserker- Kills things dead.
Replies: 2
Views: 2496

The Half-Orc Berserker- Kills things dead.

<t>Many half-orcs care deeply about transcending the savage reputation of their orcish parents, about trying to fit in, somehow, into wider society, even if only as mercenaries and adventurers. For these half-orcs, life is a constant struggle to overcome negative perceptions and stereotypes that die...
by Kaiser_Kris
Fri Dec 03, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: The Halfling Adventurer- Surprisingly Deadly
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Relaxo wrote: I LOVE IT! Seems balanced and fun. I think, add the Rogue bonuses that Halflings get for Rogue skills to, right? Yes. Rogues are still the best at traditional Rogue-ly activities (and the Adventurer can't back/sneak attack), but they can definitely help out, or pick up the slack of th...
by Kaiser_Kris
Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: The Halfling Adventurer- Surprisingly Deadly
Replies: 6
Views: 721

The Halfling Adventurer- Surprisingly Deadly

<t>Halflings are generally considered a likeable, easygoing people, with little interest in adventuring or fighting, and stereotypically, those that do adventure are rogues, who rely on their natural swiftness to see them through in a world filled with larger and stronger races. There exist a few Ha...
by Kaiser_Kris
Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Wood Elven Warden
Replies: 4
Views: 3078

koralas wrote: I like it! Only things I would consider changing are adding- Traps (as a Ranger) Resist Elements (as druid) at 3rd level Woodland Stride (as druid) at 5th Level This would give them some additional skills that would be exceptionally beneficial to protecting the forests. Also, conside...
by Kaiser_Kris
Fri Dec 03, 2010 5:08 am
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Wood Elven Warden
Replies: 4
Views: 3078

Wood Elven Warden

<t>Wood Elven Warden: <br/> <br/> For the Wood Elves, the forests are not merely their home, or their source of sustenance, it is their entire being. Virtually any wood elf would gladly lay down their lives to protect their home forests and other sacred glades, and it is in this deeply-rooted cultur...
by Kaiser_Kris
Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: Monsters for C&C
Topic: Dark Elves and Dark Elven Inquisitor
Replies: 0
Views: 1771

Dark Elves and Dark Elven Inquisitor

<t>The Dark Elves: <br/> <br/> The first thing that any prospective traveller to the Lunar Empire should know is that the dark elves and drow are not, indeed, the same, nor would the comparison be considered flattering to any dark elf. The second thing that any individual hoping to deal with Dark El...
by Kaiser_Kris
Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Elven Arcane Warrior (High Elven Racial Class)
Replies: 2
Views: 593

serleran wrote: Curious about a few things: 1) can the one-handed weapon be a ranged weapon, such as a sling, spear/javelin, or a crossbow? 2) do these elfs have the ability to construct potions, scrolls, and other magic items as a wizard might? If so, at what level? 3) does the spellblade ability ...
by Kaiser_Kris
Thu Dec 02, 2010 3:57 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What Album/CD Are You Listening To?
Replies: 238
Views: 12874

narpet wrote: Listening to Hawkwind - In Search of Space Also... Iron Maiden - Somewhere in Time Rush - everything... I always keep at least 2 Rush CDs in my Jeep, and rotate them weekly/monthly. I've been a Rush-head for over 30 years. As a side-note, since there seem to be quite a few Rush fans h...
by Kaiser_Kris
Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:02 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What Album/CD Are You Listening To?
Replies: 238
Views: 12874

Rush- Moving Pictures

Iron Maiden- Powerslave, Piece of Mind, Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

Judas Priest- Screaming For Vengeance
by Kaiser_Kris
Thu Dec 02, 2010 2:28 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Elven Arcane Warrior (High Elven Racial Class)
Replies: 2
Views: 593

Elven Arcane Warrior (High Elven Racial Class)

<t>While the majority of individuals who adventure adopt the mantle of familiar occupations, others choose to focus on the most ancient traditions of their race and train unique arts. For the High Elves, with their love for swordplay and arcane magic, there are a few who have managed to combine the ...
by Kaiser_Kris
Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:57 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: What would you most want to see changed in a C&C 2nd ed?
Replies: 34
Views: 1621

<t>There's a few things I'd like, but nothing really fundamental. I'd like to see stuff for classes 13-20 in the PHB. Now, I houserule critical hits and misses and do maximum HP at level 1 and a few other things, but I don't have a problem with just houseruling it. <br/> <br/> Basically, if I want a...