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by ssfsx17
Sat Jun 28, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Things I would have done for 4E...
Replies: 187
Views: 36179

<t>I just created a wizard using the 4th edition rules. My thoughts:<br/> <br/> - There are definitely some improvements compared to previous WOTC products. The colors and text are very clean and readable, and it is much easier to find what you are looking for.<br/> <br/> - The action system is grea...
by ssfsx17
Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: The Key to The Heart (friday nights)
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

We've got a Google wiki now, courtesy of one of our players: http://sites.google.com/site/cckeytotheheart/
by ssfsx17
Wed Jun 25, 2008 7:05 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: The Key to The Heart (friday nights)
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

Very good news: the game will now be run on OpenRPG.
by ssfsx17
Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:43 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Anybody got an online game that plays every night?
Replies: 5
Views: 2426

What's the planned timeslot? I could do a daily game if it's late enough (I live on Pacific time)
by ssfsx17
Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: The Key to The Heart (friday nights)
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

Player slots are nearly completely filled. I think all I'll need is a veteran to act as spiritual guide for all the newbies.
by ssfsx17
Mon Jun 02, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: The Key to The Heart (friday nights)
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

Good news: amazingly, I've gotten enough players for the timeslot to actually have a running campaign.
by ssfsx17
Wed May 28, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: The Key to The Heart (friday nights)
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

Further postponed to June 27, but the time slot is not gonna change, unfortunately. This is what I get for living on the west coast.
by ssfsx17
Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: The Key to The Heart (friday nights)
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

First session postponed to the middle of May due to the fact that this is a tough time slot for most people to make.
by ssfsx17
Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:49 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: The Key to The Heart (friday nights)
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

The Key to The Heart (friday nights)

<r>I'm gonna try running a campaign again. Hopefully, there won't be any major campaign-stopping holidays in between now and October.<br/> <br/> ---<br/> <br/> "They say that the age of heroism and adventure is over. They say that there are no longer gallant warriors or great sorcerors, only large m...
by ssfsx17
Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Why I Cancelled My D&D 4e Books and Ordered C&C Inst
Replies: 140
Views: 4835

serleran wrote: Hey, I'm kinda looking forward to using 4e to play Warhammer (or Hero) Quest. Its got a strong board game feel to me... and that's not bad, its just not what I look for when I think D&D. I agree. I've always looked for a Space Hulk-esque game with a lot more detail to it, and D&D 4 ...
by ssfsx17
Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:20 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Authentic Medieval Monsters
Replies: 18
Views: 1491

I am definitely going to use as many of these as possible in my upcoming games!
by ssfsx17
Thu Dec 13, 2007 8:20 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Create a mighty Munchkin.
Replies: 31
Views: 987

A well-played pure Illusionist can take over the whole world. Or at the very least, take over a large country by replacing all of the leadership with illusions and impersonating the king through disguise.
by ssfsx17
Mon Dec 10, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Saturday Campaign Part 2 - The Far Side of the World
Replies: 11
Views: 4565

8bitjunkie wrote: I sent you an email a few days before confirming the time (EST)...did not get a response back e_) I am cool though, if you decide to start back up again PM me. Edit - I would like to add that I am good at getting people together along with confirmations; in the future if you want ...
by ssfsx17
Sun Dec 09, 2007 11:12 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Saturday Campaign Part 2 - The Far Side of the World
Replies: 11
Views: 4565

<t>Sadly, the time-slot is the best one for me to run games, and I chose text-chat because of some bad experiences with a few hyperactive players in the past. I was aware of holiday interference, and thus planned to skip the 22nd, but it seems like everyone was already busy with all kinds of other t...
by ssfsx17
Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Saturday Campaign Part 2 - The Far Side of the World
Replies: 11
Views: 4565

The campaign is now CANCELLED FOREVER because of people never ever showing up.
by ssfsx17
Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Greatest Sci-Fi Movie Ever??
Replies: 76
Views: 3743

1. Blade Runner - Ridley Scott is awesome

2. Alien - again, Ridley Scott is awesome

3. Aliens - the best of its genre, mainly because it defined the genre and no other "kill a bunch of monsters" film can live up to it

4. Star Trek 4 - for the comedy, mainly
by ssfsx17
Tue Nov 27, 2007 4:10 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Fantasy Grounds Game?
Replies: 25
Views: 6617

I do indeed have a Saturday game going, and I have a lot of room!
by ssfsx17
Sun Nov 25, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Random Encounter Tables
Replies: 14
Views: 2668

<t>Don't forgot monster abilities. The HD is simply a "suggestion" and you have to use your own judgement for the rest. For example, I would never throw a Pseudodragon at my current group of players, even though their characters are all around level 5 or 6, because I know that they simply don't have...
by ssfsx17
Sun Nov 25, 2007 7:20 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Mad about Max:
Replies: 19
Views: 559

Young Mel Gibson - one of the greatest action heroes of our century

Too bad that Old Mel Gibson couldn't quite keep pace with Old Harrison Ford
by ssfsx17
Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:28 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Saturday Campaign Part 2 - The Far Side of the World
Replies: 11
Views: 4565

<t>Only half of the players showed up for the first session - which I fully expected. Therefore, I would like to announce that the campaign is still open for recruitment, and I will take any number of people. You may play whatever class you desire, although rogues, assassins, wizards, illusionists a...
by ssfsx17
Tue Nov 20, 2007 3:16 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Sign up for one-nighter
Replies: 3
Views: 2206

I can do either Friday or late Saturday.
by ssfsx17
Mon Nov 19, 2007 6:22 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fear of DMs
Replies: 21
Views: 671

Dang you people make me feel young.

I need to find more people from the 70's, they seem more likely to be good gamers.
by ssfsx17
Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Checking interest levels for C&C game this weekend.
Replies: 11
Views: 4207

Coleston the Cavalier wrote:
Good for you, ssfsx17! Fantasy worlds need more paladins!

Specifically, fantasy worlds need more well-played paladins.
Slimyheavymetaltoan, I fear that this week in particular will be especially bad for finding players, since the American Thanksgiving is in it.
by ssfsx17
Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:04 am
Forum: Keeper Advice
Topic: Encumbrance Errata
Replies: 34
Views: 15911

That would make a high-level dungeon haul take a fair amount time to carry outside.
by ssfsx17
Sun Nov 18, 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Dungeon Ecology, or Orc Poop
Replies: 11
Views: 227

This issue just might have something to do with why all the monsters are often referred to as "foul" denizens of the dungeons, and why they are always depicted as having dark skin.

They're covered in the stuff.
by ssfsx17
Sat Nov 17, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Checking interest levels for C&C game this weekend.
Replies: 11
Views: 4207

<t>If the game happens tonight, then...<br/> <br/> Artur Ruehrend the Male Human Lawful Good Paladin<br/> <br/> Level: 1 / next at 2,251<br/> <br/> EPP: 0<br/> <br/> === STATS ===<br/> <br/> STR: 16 (+2) (prime)<br/> <br/> DEX: 15 (+1)<br/> <br/> CON: 15 (+1) (prime)<br/> <br/> INT: 14 (+1)<br/> <br...
by ssfsx17
Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Munchies you eat during your games
Replies: 24
Views: 712

I try not to eat anything. I don't want to have to go to the john in the middle of a fierce battle, after all.
by ssfsx17
Sat Nov 17, 2007 3:05 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Checking interest levels for C&C game this weekend.
Replies: 11
Views: 4207

Earliest I can probably do would be 19:00pm PST / 22:00pm EST / 0300 GMT... tomorrow. Mainly on account of my family dinner hour being a bit inconsistent and irregular.
by ssfsx17
Wed Nov 14, 2007 1:54 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Saturday Campaign Part 2 - The Far Side of the World
Replies: 11
Views: 4565

<t>Starting a half-hour earlier is going to be a little difficult for me, since that would cut into my usual lunch hour. However, I can most certainly end by 1830 PST / 2130 EST / 0230 GMT - that is no problem.<br/> <br/> I have two players returning from the previous module, who will be playing fro...
by ssfsx17
Sun Nov 11, 2007 3:10 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Saturday Campaign Part 2 - The Far Side of the World
Replies: 11
Views: 4565

Saturday Campaign Part 2 - The Far Side of the World

<r>Every other Saturday, at 1330 PST / 1630 EST / 2130 GMT, for roughly four to five hours per session. The next session will be on November 24.<br/> <br/> I use Skype text-chat for all in-character chat and Gametable 1.1 for all dice rolls and map combat. If you are interested, you should contact m...