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by chrismmp
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Un-PbtAing Games
Replies: 20
Views: 1852

Re: Un-PbtAing Games

Let's do Dungeon World

Oh. Wait. It's Basic D&D
by chrismmp
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Running and Playing Games
Topic: Streets of Avalon 5e House Rules
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: Streets of Avalon 5e House Rules

Those are really cool Jared. There's only one thing that would need an alteration which is the commune spell. The reason is there's nothing outside the world Avalon is on. Just endless void and the terrible entities that want to and have destroyed everything else so any extra planar entities would b...
by chrismmp
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Un-PbtAing Games
Replies: 20
Views: 1852

Re: Un-PbtAing Games

It’s the problem with trying to un-PbtA a game to an OSR styled game. If we don’t know what parts we’re trying to design into it we don’t really know where to go. I suppose the first thing to do would be to figure out which parts of non-PbtA games are we looking to put into a game to make it that ga...
by chrismmp
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Misdirected Mark
Topic: MMP#371 – Introductions
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: MMP#371 – Introductions

There are a lot of bad dnd introductions that don’t give players enough direction, especially when the adventure assumes players are going to do x. There are also a lot of bad Call of Cthulhu, Star Wars, and insert game system that have bad introductions for their adventures. There might not be a on...
by chrismmp
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Down with D&D
Topic: DwDD – Acquisitions Inc Part 2
Replies: 9
Views: 403

Re: DwDD – Acquisitions Inc Part 2

The 3-18 spread made a lot more sense when there was a rule for, “If you want to do x then roll under your stat on a d20. That’s in 1st edition or basic, one of those two rule sets. It also mattered a lot more when rolling for stats was the intended part of the game because the average was 10-11. Th...
by chrismmp
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Down with D&D
Topic: DwDD – Acquisitions Inc Part 2
Replies: 9
Views: 403

Re: DwDD – Acquisitions Inc Part 2

What I meant is just assign damage to the ability score modifier. In dnd, as it’s constructed, the only part of the stat that matters in the vast majority of situations is the modifier so just damage the modifier. Isn’t your long jump idea exactly what I said. Have a static number and then something...
by chrismmp
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Misdirected Mark
Topic: Your Best Leading Question
Replies: 6
Views: 553

Your Best Leading Question

This weeks topic for chatter is give us your best leading question. Not only do we want to hear them but we will answer some of our favorites on the next episode of MMP.
by chrismmp
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Misdirected Mark Fantasy Football!
Replies: 2
Views: 509

Re: Misdirected Mark Fantasy Football!

Tomorrow it all begins.
by chrismmp
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Into The Breach
Replies: 5
Views: 1745

Re: Into The Breach

I do enjoy this game when I’m looking to play a strategy game for around 20 minutes.
by chrismmp
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Un-PbtAing Games
Replies: 20
Views: 1852

Re: Un-PbtAing Games

Which parts of the OSR styled games are you looking to emulate in a PbtA styled game?

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