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Postby Theis2 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:28 am

Didn't really consider wizards and their spellbooks, but in all fairness to all the classes I'll allow you to have a spellbook and simple material components for all spellcasting classes and their focus.

While the chainmail bikini was in jest, the armor and clothes you get will at most be something skimpy to barely cover you. More free skin allows for more entertaining bloodspray. So when armor is available it will likely be light armor and around AC 12.

Down time will vary and you won't always know how many battles have been scheduled for you. As minimum you'll get a short rest between each battle and have a chance to spend HD to heal (remember that you only get half back from a long rest, not that it matters at level 1).

I'm also going to make a house rule regarding gaining proficiencies. If you've used a weapon/armor in 5 battles, you get half proficiency earning you half the proficiency bonus and after 10 battles you'll get full proficiency.
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby spiderwrangler » Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:59 am

Does this mean I'm on my way to 'corpse flail' proficiency?
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Laughs Creepily in "Goblin Adventurer's League".

Korbrok, the dwarven telekinetic blacksmith berserker in Quarg's "An Adventure in Aldra".

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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby Theis2 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:23 am

I guess so.. :roll:
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The island as Shackled by many
The goblin adventure league as Steals the tequilla (Free for all to join and wait for a quest/game)
PTU trinity isle as Drake the researcher of pokemon and the occult
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby spiderwrangler » Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:04 am

niiice. 8)
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Surviving Castle Heterodyne, a Girl Genius themed game where the players are sparks.

Fallout: Settlers, co-GM with Badge, set in the Fallout world as a vault of dwellers emerge into a changed world.

The Sundered Way, my 5e forum campaign.


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Darfel Kroven, Human Cleric of Tempus in Theis2's "Shipwrecked!".

Splits Focus in Thinkslogically's Lair of the Mountain King

Korga in Dlover's Hunters of Letrua.

Laughs Creepily in "Goblin Adventurer's League".

Korbrok, the dwarven telekinetic blacksmith berserker in Quarg's "An Adventure in Aldra".

Korrik Tallpine, a halfling monk with a shady past in Thinks' "The Wandering Archipelago".
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby BadgeAddict » Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:19 am

I expected as much.

^I meant about having to kill all the commoners...look, I helped.
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby WearsHats » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:08 am

Name: Karn
Race: Dragonborn
Color: Red (Fire breath 15 foot cone. 50% fire damage resistance)
Background: Gladiator (PHB says this gets me a special weapon. Do I get to keep it?)
Class: Barbarian

STR: 20 (+5)
DEX: 17 (+3)
CON: 16 (+3)
INT: 10 (0)
WIS: 13 (+1)
CHA: 14 (+2)

HP: 15
AC: 16 (Unarmored)
Speed: 30

Skill proficiencies: Acrobatics and Performance (Gladiator). Intimidation and Perception (Barbarian).
Saving throws: STR, CON
Features: Rage (2/day. Gives advantage on strength checks, +2 melee damage, 50% resistance to bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage. Lasts 1 minute.), Unarmored Defense (AC = 10 + DEX + CON).

Languages: Common, Draconic.

Fire breath: 15 foot cone. 2d6 damage. Save vs DEX DC 8+prof+CON= 13.

Is that everything? You said we have to earn armor and weapon proficiencies?

Also, I presume melee attacks count as strength checks for the purposes of Rage?
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby spiderwrangler » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:17 am

There are three types of d20 rolls. Attacks, ability checks and saving throws. Rage only gives advantage on strength ability checks and saving throws, not attacks.
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Splits Focus in Thinkslogically's Lair of the Mountain King

Korga in Dlover's Hunters of Letrua.

Laughs Creepily in "Goblin Adventurer's League".

Korbrok, the dwarven telekinetic blacksmith berserker in Quarg's "An Adventure in Aldra".

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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby M0rtimer » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:55 am

Occurs to me I never did the level up:

Name: Bort
Gender: male
Race: human
Lvl 1 barbarian (Athletics, Perception)

Stats:
STR: 14
DEX: 16
CON: 16
INT: 5
WIS: 9
CHA: 15

HP: 15/15
Current AC: 17

Class feats:
Rage
Unarmored defense

Extra feat: Dual wielder

Background: Entertainer (Acrobatics, performance) + bonus: persuasion
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Re: The gladiators!

Postby spiderwrangler » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:09 am

Me neither.
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Paladin, Soldier

Saves: Wisdom, Charisma
Skills: Athletics, Insight, Intimidation, Persuasion

HP: 11
AC: 12
Weapon: Spear

STR: 18
DEX: 12
CON: 12
INT 10
WIS 8
CHA: 16

Divine Sense: 4/day

Lay on Hands: 5 HP
games I gm
Surviving Castle Heterodyne, a Girl Genius themed game where the players are sparks.

Fallout: Settlers, co-GM with Badge, set in the Fallout world as a vault of dwellers emerge into a changed world.

The Sundered Way, my 5e forum campaign.


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Darfel Kroven, Human Cleric of Tempus in Theis2's "Shipwrecked!".

Splits Focus in Thinkslogically's Lair of the Mountain King

Korga in Dlover's Hunters of Letrua.

Laughs Creepily in "Goblin Adventurer's League".

Korbrok, the dwarven telekinetic blacksmith berserker in Quarg's "An Adventure in Aldra".

Korrik Tallpine, a halfling monk with a shady past in Thinks' "The Wandering Archipelago".
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby BadgeAddict » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:35 am

Theis, did you ever do a once over of our spells? because I think I picked some from books that Spider doesn't accept...but that doesn't you can't be nice and accept them.
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby Theis2 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:49 am

Aren't your spells from php?
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PTU trinity isle as Drake the researcher of pokemon and the occult
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Postby BadgeAddict » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:50 am

You say this...and my brain goes....I think so?
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby Theis2 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:11 am

If anything I think you lack a few spells on that list but seems fine for the first and second level spells except it is missing some warlock exclusive spells
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby Dusk9 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:43 am

Name: Jakar Chun
Race: Wood Elf (+2 DEX, +1 WIS)
Class: Lv1 Monk
Background: Entertainer (Expertise: Actor, Juggler, Tumbler)

Stats:

Choosing Option 1;

STR: 12 (+1) ¦ Save +3 ¦ Athletics +4
DEX: 18 (+4) ¦ Save +6 ¦ Acrobatics +6, Sleight of Hand/Stealth +4
CON: 15 (+2) ¦ Save +2
INT: 9 (-1) ¦ Save -1 ¦ Arcana/History/Investigation/Religion/Nature -1
WIS: 16 (+3) ¦ Save +3 ¦ Insight/Perception +5, Animal Handling/Medicine/Survival +3
CHA: 13 (+1) ¦ Save +1 ¦ Performance +3, Deception/Intimidation/Persuasion +1

HP: 10/10 (1d8+2)
AC: 17 (Unarmored)
Speed: 35ft

Weapon Proficiencies: Simple Weapons, Shortsword, Longsword, Shortbow, Longbow
Racial Abilities/Skills:
- Darkvision 60ft
- Fey Ancestry (Advantage vs being Charmed)
- Trance (needs 4 hours meditation instead of sleep)
- Fleet Foot (base walking speed 35ft)
- Mask of the Wild (can hide in mist/fog/dust/snow/trees/etc)
Feats:
- Unarmored Defense (Unarmored AC = DEX + WIS)
- Martial Arts (can use DEX instead of STR for unarmed and monk weapon accuracy/damage, roll d4 for damage, and do an unarmed strike as a bonus action when attacking)
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby spiderwrangler » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:09 pm

Nioca wrote:((EDIT: Okay, I could've sworn someone had asked whether we had our racial and class weapon proficiencies when you brought up gaining proficiencies through practice, but apparently I'm losing my mind instead. But we still have race/class proficiencies for weapons and armor, right?))


I thought I had asked, I meant to when I asked about gaining proficiency in "dog".
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Darfel Kroven, Human Cleric of Tempus in Theis2's "Shipwrecked!".

Splits Focus in Thinkslogically's Lair of the Mountain King

Korga in Dlover's Hunters of Letrua.

Laughs Creepily in "Goblin Adventurer's League".

Korbrok, the dwarven telekinetic blacksmith berserker in Quarg's "An Adventure in Aldra".

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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby Theis2 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:24 pm

Yeah, race and class proficiencies are still applicable :)
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby spiderwrangler » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:42 pm

So since I'm proficient in all simple and martial weapons and all armor, how granular will my gaining proficiency in other weapons be?

Where on the spectrum of 'dead dog' to 'improvised weapon' does my one use of Not-Snuffles land me?
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Darfel Kroven, Human Cleric of Tempus in Theis2's "Shipwrecked!".

Splits Focus in Thinkslogically's Lair of the Mountain King

Korga in Dlover's Hunters of Letrua.

Laughs Creepily in "Goblin Adventurer's League".

Korbrok, the dwarven telekinetic blacksmith berserker in Quarg's "An Adventure in Aldra".

Korrik Tallpine, a halfling monk with a shady past in Thinks' "The Wandering Archipelago".
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby Dusk9 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:29 pm

Completely off-topic, but Mort; have you seen Guardians of the Galaxy 2? Because Bort's comment about "chafing" reminded me of something Drax says in the film :lol:
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby Theis2 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:59 am

Wears, I stole your first post in this thread and used it copy in the details from everyones character. To answer your question, you don't get a weapon since you own nothing, but I'm looking at some "exotic" weapons that might be offered in the future and once I figure out what to do about that I'll let you get 1 exotic weapon proficiency you can take because of your background.

Spider you are 1/10th of the way to get a medium sized corpse batter proficiency. For my sake and in fairness to all, I've decided to make it equal to all and they have to use the weapon from start to finish and use it for its intended purpose at least twice during the battle against an opponent (looking at you spellcasters!)
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby M0rtimer » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:01 am

Dusk9 wrote:Completely off-topic, but Mort; have you seen Guardians of the Galaxy 2? Because Bort's comment about "chafing" reminded me of something Drax says in the film :lol:


Haven't gotten around to watching the first or second, so that piece of content was completely original. :roll:
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby WearsHats » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:33 am

Oh good. I was kind of hoping to have an organized place for character sheets. Now I just have to remember who is playing whom. But good use of my useless post.
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby Theis2 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:39 am

Fixed it to also mention their respective players
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby thinkslogically » Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:20 am

Not sure if you wanted viskek's stats for that, but they're right below the summary post if you do.
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby BadgeAddict » Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:42 am

What spreadsheet are we talking about?

Oh, that one. nvm.

Wears, Can you change my background to "Haunted One".
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Re: The gladiators! OOC Apply here for joining the fighting

Postby Dusk9 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:23 am

Modified my background too, switching Entertainer with Far Traveller (I didn't realise there were other options than the base ones).

Skill proficiencies stay the same, since there's an overlap between Perception (Elf and Far Traveller) which lets me pick Performance instead. But I lose my disguise kit proficiency in exchange for learning another Language: let's go with Sylvan, since it uses the Elvish alphabet and covers magical forest creatures. It's most likely never going to be useful, but whatever :lol:

EDIT: Changed your Background for you too, Badge.
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