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by Inkpot
Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Hobbit ~ coming to a theater near you... maybe.
Replies: 261
Views: 8410

gideon_thorne wrote: Bear in mind that Bilbo was in his 50's when he ran off with the Dwarves and Wizard. So an older figure is not that out of place. ^_^ I get that, but it stands to reason that since they lived much longer than us humans (those of us who aren't of the Dunedain, anyway), then the ...
by Inkpot
Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Hobbit ~ coming to a theater near you... maybe.
Replies: 261
Views: 8410

<r>In my opinion, they're almost going to HAVE to go with a different actor to play the younger Bilbo. The one scene in FoTR with Ian as a young Bilbo just didn't work for me at all. It was a 70 year old guy in a brown wig.<br/> <br/> Don't get me wrong - Ian *ROCKS* as Bilbo, but they're either goi...
by Inkpot
Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hey Folks
Replies: 51
Views: 1092

<r>Steve and everyone at TLG:<br/> <br/> It's posts like this one that keep me coming back to C&C and TLG in general. Sure, delayed releases are an annoyance for everyone, but what REALLY chaps my hide is when the publisher says NOTHING to their customer base concerning those delays. I find it i...
by Inkpot
Mon Feb 12, 2007 5:09 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: A $2 Dungeon. Is it possable?
Replies: 13
Views: 6697

<r>Damn oil prices just make EVERYTHING go up.....<br/> <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: <URL url="http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm">http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm</URL><br/> <br/> C&C: Blissfully devoid of gestalt neko-hin rogue/fig...
by Inkpot
Mon Feb 12, 2007 4:09 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: A $2 Dungeon. Is it possable?
Replies: 13
Views: 6697

<r>Pfft...I can beat that:<br/> <br/> 1 sheet of 8.5 X 11 graph paper (5 cents?)<br/> <br/> 1 pencil (25 cents)<br/> <br/> 5-10 sheets of notebook paper (depending on how much detail you NEED to write down - 50 cents)<br/> <br/> Imagination (free)<br/> <br/> Time (negotiable)<br/> <br/> There you ha...
by Inkpot
Mon Feb 12, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Adventure Modules
Topic: An idea for the Trolls
Replies: 24
Views: 4348

<r>I actually had a bad experience using minis with C&C - everyone in the group suddenly reverted back to their D&D 3.5 neurosis and wanted to over-complicate the battles, turning a 15 minute frackas into a 45 minute ordeal. <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Do...
by Inkpot
Mon Feb 12, 2007 3:58 pm
Forum: The Crusader
Topic: The Crusader Magazine: What, why and how
Replies: 11
Views: 3738

<r>Stop it! STOP it!! You're getting me all juiced up to play C&C again....and I *NEED* a break from CKing! Damn you 3rd Eye, damn you to hell. <br/> <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: <URL url="http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm">http://www.cncpla...
by Inkpot
Mon Feb 12, 2007 3:54 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Castle Keeper Tool at AltoBanor.com
Replies: 43
Views: 1498

<r>Very cool! Thanks for making this great program even MORE accessible to the masses!<br/> <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: <URL url="http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm">http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm</URL><br/> <br/> C&C: Blissfully ...
by Inkpot
Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My Mom has gone to Heaven.
Replies: 65
Views: 7545

<r>My sincerest condolences, Rhuvein. I realize that there aren't any words I can say that can actually make things any easier for you in this difficult time, but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.<br/> <br/> Inkpot<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Ink...
by Inkpot
Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: playing wow rpg with c&c
Replies: 9
Views: 2563

<r>The WoW RPG uses the D20 system, does it not? I would think that conversion would be relatively easy. But, as was said before - only convert what you need at the moment. You'll overwhelm yourself otherwise, methinks. <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: <URL...
by Inkpot
Sat Feb 03, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 40 minutes long, but HILARIOUS!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1224

40 minutes long, but HILARIOUS!!

<r>This brings back SOOOOO many memories!!<br/> <URL url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwLrgxtALWs">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwLrgxtALWs</URL><br/> <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: <URL url="http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm">http://www.cncp...
by Inkpot
Fri Feb 02, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: And the campaign hath ended....
Replies: 16
Views: 1989

gideon_thorne wrote: I was involved in a game with the same group and characters that lasted about 6 years. 6 months, yer just getting your feet wet. *tongue in cheek* ^_~` Hey, it's not MY fault you don't know how to tie up a story! lol.... Ink _________________ Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: h...
by Inkpot
Fri Feb 02, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: And the campaign hath ended....
Replies: 16
Views: 1989

<r>Yeah, I was going to say....6 months seemed like a pretty damn long campaign if you ask me. Those campaigns that lasted a year or more? Was that in a single story arc or just with the same group?<br/> <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: <URL url="http://www...
by Inkpot
Fri Feb 02, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: And the campaign hath ended....
Replies: 16
Views: 1989

<r>No no, I'm not stopping C&C for good. I just need a break! In addition to my C&C campaign, I'm also running *WEEKLY* game demos for game systems that I don't know how to play - which means I have to LEARN said game system in a week's time....I've got CK burnout. <br/> Rest assured, I will...
by Inkpot
Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: And the campaign hath ended....
Replies: 16
Views: 1989

And the campaign hath ended....

<r>Yes, my long-running C&C campaign has finally come to an end. As with any campaign, it was fun and exhausting and there were both encouragements and disappointments. My campaign involved the Crna Ruk attempting to bring Unklar back to Aihrde using his cloven horn that was stolen from Prince M...
by Inkpot
Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:22 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My Mom has gone to Heaven.
Replies: 65
Views: 7545

<r>Hey Rhu,<br/> <br/> I've never had a family member who's had to deal with cancer before, but I can certainly sympathize with the difficulties you all must be facing. The only advice I can give (if there is any advice to give in these sorts of times) is to learn to lean on each other. Sometimes ev...
by Inkpot
Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Doing another C&C demo this Friday
Replies: 9
Views: 2212

yzarCritS wrote: I've been thinking about running a demo for my gaming group. What is this "Beacon" adventure you speak of? http://tower.newcenturycomputers.net/temp/beacon.pdf Enjoy! Inkpot _________________ Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm C&C: Blissfull...
by Inkpot
Tue Jan 23, 2007 7:01 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Doing another C&C demo this Friday
Replies: 9
Views: 2212

<r>*grins* Thanks, everyone. So far, my C&C demos have done very well. People really seem to like the fast combat, simple attribute checks, and uncluttered character sheets. The only real negative comment I've received is that some felt that the game is bit too generic as is. So, I tell them tha...
by Inkpot
Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:39 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Just had to sell my entire gaming collection....
Replies: 50
Views: 6415

Treebore wrote: I am aware of the historical handfasting, but I am also aware there are many "interpretations" of it practiced. So I was essentially asking what your version/interpretation is. Plus i wanted to know if this was a step towards state recognized marriage for the two of you. I am also a...
by Inkpot
Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Just had to sell my entire gaming collection....
Replies: 50
Views: 6415

Treebore wrote: Its great to hear all the positive news. Congrats on the hand fasting. Now is that equal to getting married or more a pledge of loyalty, fidelity, and all that? Honestly, people can do a handfasting however they like. Some are content to have the handfasting merely represent a pledg...
by Inkpot
Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Doing another C&C demo this Friday
Replies: 9
Views: 2212

Doing another C&C demo this Friday

<r>I've been asked by Dragonrail to do another C&C demo this Friday. Should be pretty fun. Going to do "Beacon" again, as that mini-adventure is perfectly suited to a demo. The last demo I did, we ran out of time before completing the adventure, but everyone had a good time, nevertheless. I thin...
by Inkpot
Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Just had to sell my entire gaming collection....
Replies: 50
Views: 6415

<r>UPDATE 1-23-07:<br/> <br/> Wow...sorry it's been so long since I updated! Been so busy with, well, EVERYTHING, it just completely slipped my mind! <br/> <br/> Things are steadily progressing with Heather's parents. They're both conscious and able to talk/communicate and her mom is actually going ...
by Inkpot
Tue Jan 23, 2007 4:20 am
Forum: World of Aihrde Campaign Setting
Topic: What Airdhe Products would you like to see?
Replies: 25
Views: 6836

<r>If only my dear girlfriend were HERE and not stuck down in Florida. <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: <URL url="http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm">http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm</URL><br/> <br/> C&C: Blissfully devoid of gestalt nek...
by Inkpot
Mon Jan 22, 2007 5:20 am
Forum: World of Aihrde Campaign Setting
Topic: What Airdhe Products would you like to see?
Replies: 25
Views: 6836

<r>See, I had this really cool idea once that maybe the Trolls could use...I would assign articles of clothing that my girlfriend was wearing an AC value and have it silkscreened on the article in question....and then I'd break out the D20 and my character sheet and.....<br/> <br/> Oh...this is the ...
by Inkpot
Mon Jan 15, 2007 4:50 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Starting equipment packages ...
Replies: 23
Views: 3674

<r>Dude. Seriously.<br/> <br/> Packages would be nice, and I've often thought of making up my own just so my players didn't take FIFTY FREAKING YEARS TRYING TO DECIDE BETWEEN A LONGBOW OR SHORTBOW.<br/> <br/> Just my two coppers....<br/> <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&...
by Inkpot
Mon Jan 15, 2007 4:39 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Interested in doing a Demo in Ft Lauderdale?????
Replies: 5
Views: 1312

<r>Heh...I'll be in Ft. Myers/Sarasota/Tampa all week next week for business. Kinda ironic..... <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: <URL url="http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm">http://www.cncplayer.net/inkpot/index.htm</URL><br/> <br/> C&C: Blissfu...
by Inkpot
Sat Jan 13, 2007 6:43 am
Forum: World of Aihrde Campaign Setting
Topic: Just wondering....
Replies: 1
Views: 1450

Just wondering....

<r>Okay, so I know that several areas of Aihrde borrow heavily from the norse culture, the french culture, etc....<br/> <br/> Is there an area that is reminiscent of the celtic/Irish culture?<br/> <br/> Ink<br/> _________________<br/> Check out Inkpot's C&C Downloads: <URL url="http://www.cncpla...
by Inkpot
Thu Jan 11, 2007 7:34 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Hobbit ~ coming to a theater near you... maybe.
Replies: 261
Views: 8410

<r>Yeah, I know what you mean, Rhu. I *very* rarely go to the movies anymore. Unless it's a big event like the LOTR movies were. I saw each of them on opening day because....you just *have* to see movies on this scale on the big screen.<br/> <br/> But on average, why in the world would I pay $7-$8 +...
by Inkpot
Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Hobbit ~ coming to a theater near you... maybe.
Replies: 261
Views: 8410

Orpheus wrote: Yeah, but he funded it with other people's money and New Line distributed and marketed it. In the end, it was their investment. Of course, his beef all rests on what their arrangement was. I understand your point, Orpheus, but one could just as easily argue that it was Mr. Jackson wh...
by Inkpot
Thu Jan 11, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: After Winter Dark Poll
Replies: 21
Views: 2457

Re: deity specifics

Mac Golden wrote: I have to suggest what will probably be an unpopular suggestion, but one that needs to be voiced nonetheless. Given C&C's emphasis on storytelling, I would suggest avoiding any reduction of deity specifics to a stat block format. Such reduction likens deities to monsters and there...