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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby thinkslogically » Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:07 am

Hey! Just another pointer to the recruitment thread. We have another new forumite looking to run a pbp 5e DND game, and is in need of another couple of players.
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Draco Ex Machina » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:25 am

Yeah, come play! It'll be great!
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Theis2 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:20 am

Sorry for disappearing the last couple of days or so but I have been sick and not really up to reading on a screen and still isn't. Nothing too serious and I'll return when my body and I are on equal terms on how this should be going :p
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby M0rtimer » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:24 am

I'm gonna wish you well, but really, we both know I just poisoned your food and am currently cackling with glee. :roll:
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby thinkslogically » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:07 am

Ooft, hope you get better soon! Poisoning is no joke :P
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Quarg » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:20 am

Mort needs to get a new hobby soon...

I hope you feel better soon Theis
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby thinkslogically » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:10 am

Hey folks - just a heads up that I'm back in the UK for 10 days for a wedding so will be on an earlier time zone and probably not checking in quite as much as usual through the day.
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Quarg » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:56 am

If Trump lets you back in...
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Arch Lich Burns » Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:03 pm

Take that to contraversy or contraversy light.
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Quarg » Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:24 pm

It was intended as a joke...not an actual controversial statement...
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby thinkslogically » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:39 am

It's all good on my part, I took it as a joke I just haven't had much chance to be on here :)
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Dlover » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:47 pm

For f***s sake, why on the day an assignment is due am I receiving messages from my group members saying they broke it? Why did they not finish things days ago, when there was plenty of time for me to fix their screw-ups?
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Alex Sparo, A city boy, poor of sight, who has learned to manipulate people and make the most of what he, and others, have - Trinity Isles (Run by Mort)
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby spiderwrangler » Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:31 am

Ah, the joys of group work. Hope you have time to fix it!
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.

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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: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Dlover » Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:40 am

I did, thankfully. It wasn't too hard to fix, but that also means it shouldn't have happened in the first place. The person who remade an object didn't attach a collider to it, so the game just didn't have any information about how the object collides with others. Turns out leaving the level on touching the exit doesn't work when you can't touch the exit.
My game:
Hunters of Letrua; Character list
Also Player / Monster stats, skill lists.

My characters:
Tugs Tails, the goblin that was sort of a trapper and wears a bear's tail at his neck, for some reason - Lair of the Mountain King (Run by Thinks)
Alex Sparo, A city boy, poor of sight, who has learned to manipulate people and make the most of what he, and others, have - Trinity Isles (Run by Mort)
Mehriv Turajin, a Noble Dragonborn Sorcerer sent from his clan because he wasn't dragony enough. - The Wandering Archipelago (Run by Thinks)
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Dlover » Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:31 pm

The Humble ExtraLife Bundle this time around contains a bunch of digital Pathfinder books. If you're wanting to get in on that, now's a good chance.
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Hunters of Letrua; Character list
Also Player / Monster stats, skill lists.

My characters:
Tugs Tails, the goblin that was sort of a trapper and wears a bear's tail at his neck, for some reason - Lair of the Mountain King (Run by Thinks)
Alex Sparo, A city boy, poor of sight, who has learned to manipulate people and make the most of what he, and others, have - Trinity Isles (Run by Mort)
Mehriv Turajin, a Noble Dragonborn Sorcerer sent from his clan because he wasn't dragony enough. - The Wandering Archipelago (Run by Thinks)
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Dlover » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:18 am

Exams done with! One class I'd been worried about failing because of a botched assignment submission went very well, while the others I only needed half the time provided, so I'd say this was a good semester. This is the best I've ever felt after exam season, probably because I was so stressed and put in so much effort on studying.
As a side note, is it weird that I felt like my adrenaline was pumping during the really important exam?
My game:
Hunters of Letrua; Character list
Also Player / Monster stats, skill lists.

My characters:
Tugs Tails, the goblin that was sort of a trapper and wears a bear's tail at his neck, for some reason - Lair of the Mountain King (Run by Thinks)
Alex Sparo, A city boy, poor of sight, who has learned to manipulate people and make the most of what he, and others, have - Trinity Isles (Run by Mort)
Mehriv Turajin, a Noble Dragonborn Sorcerer sent from his clan because he wasn't dragony enough. - The Wandering Archipelago (Run by Thinks)
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby thinkslogically » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:37 am

Nah, stress will do that to you no matter what you're doing :) the trick with exams is being able to either think thru the adrenaline or calm down enough to clear your head.

Sounds like everything went great though, so here's hoping :)
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Dlover » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:13 am

I think it may have proven a boon for me. I'm not too good at thinking things through at the best of times, so it just let me read my notes and write out formulae faster. :p
My game:
Hunters of Letrua; Character list
Also Player / Monster stats, skill lists.

My characters:
Tugs Tails, the goblin that was sort of a trapper and wears a bear's tail at his neck, for some reason - Lair of the Mountain King (Run by Thinks)
Alex Sparo, A city boy, poor of sight, who has learned to manipulate people and make the most of what he, and others, have - Trinity Isles (Run by Mort)
Mehriv Turajin, a Noble Dragonborn Sorcerer sent from his clan because he wasn't dragony enough. - The Wandering Archipelago (Run by Thinks)
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Theis2 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:04 pm

*cough* *cough* is this still on? 1, 2, 3, testing, testing.

I was wondering if there was any interest in playing a non forum game together in the new year. I know that there was some talk of don't starve together which garnered some interest until M0rt came with 10 ways to win it and half of them was avoiding me and the holy book of tentacles that made M0rt feel like a japanese schoolgirl in certain types of anime.. That of course requires people to own or invest in the game (or in another game where we can play together).

Alternatively I considered to teach myself how to stream properly and make it possible for us to play some of the jackbox party games together. It's various fast paced party games where you use your browser (usually on the phone) to participate. An example would be quiplash where you have to come up with a funny answer to a prompt (could be "What's the worst name for a fast food chain") and the participants (and audience) vote on the best answer of the two people that answered the prompt. Usually up to 8 people can participate at the same time and certain games have some audience participation, often voting on the best answer.
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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
Lair of the mountain king as Wakes in mountains

I'm a GM for Shipwrecked
And the Shipwrecked OOC thread
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby WearsHats » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:52 pm

Never played those, but could be fun. I'm out of town with crap wifi and no computer for the next couple of weeks, but I'll drop in when I can.
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby thinkslogically » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:56 pm

Sounds good to me. If you guys haven't played before, "Keep talking and nobody explodes" is a ton of fun and doesn't require everyone to own the game (though you need it if you want to be the one handling the bomb).

Also I think tabletop simulator might have been half price this week on steam if that's of interest.
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby WearsHats » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:07 pm

TTS was on sale earlier in the Humble Bundle store. It's $20 now, but part of that goes to charity.

https://www.humblebundle.com/store/tabletop-simulator
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The Oatmeal's comics on proper grammar, including how to use an apostrophe and some commonly confused/misspelled words

My thoughts on meditation - why it's important and how to do it

The Spoon Theory - a look at what it's like to have a chronic illness and have to budget your energy

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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Dlover » Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:40 pm

Sounds fun, if there's ever a time where my time lines up with others'. That being in a "I'm not sleeping and you're not sleeping" way. Australia isn't actually out of phase with the rest of the timeline. I think. Unfortunately, the internet connection from Oz to almost literally anywhere is usually pretty bad. I think I can manage something like Jackbox if the internet doesn't kill itself, though.
(Along with the offset timezone, there's also the fact that while I'm off school I have a tendency to sleep for like 10-12 hours a day. That one's just on me, though, and could probably be overcome if I actually had a reason to get up.)

Nobody expect me to actually talk to anyone though. My only microphone is an in-built laptop one of terrible quality and my voice is equally in-built and terrible quality. :P
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Hunters of Letrua; Character list
Also Player / Monster stats, skill lists.

My characters:
Tugs Tails, the goblin that was sort of a trapper and wears a bear's tail at his neck, for some reason - Lair of the Mountain King (Run by Thinks)
Alex Sparo, A city boy, poor of sight, who has learned to manipulate people and make the most of what he, and others, have - Trinity Isles (Run by Mort)
Mehriv Turajin, a Noble Dragonborn Sorcerer sent from his clan because he wasn't dragony enough. - The Wandering Archipelago (Run by Thinks)
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Re: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby spiderwrangler » Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:50 pm

You mean they don't just cancel out?
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.


games I play
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: Random Thread 2: the dodge percent

Postby Dlover » Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:10 pm

Slightly, but not to great effect. I'm up a little late into the night, but still tired, then asleep through the morning. So while I'm up when most people are getting up and moving into the day, sometimes a bit past midday if I'm up really late, I'm generally quite tired. Then again, I also have been told that that is the only time I'm amusing, so maybe it's for the best that I be exhausted while playing JackPack.


Also, I've been informed that my voice is not bad, but is bland and lacks an accent. :p
My game:
Hunters of Letrua; Character list
Also Player / Monster stats, skill lists.

My characters:
Tugs Tails, the goblin that was sort of a trapper and wears a bear's tail at his neck, for some reason - Lair of the Mountain King (Run by Thinks)
Alex Sparo, A city boy, poor of sight, who has learned to manipulate people and make the most of what he, and others, have - Trinity Isles (Run by Mort)
Mehriv Turajin, a Noble Dragonborn Sorcerer sent from his clan because he wasn't dragony enough. - The Wandering Archipelago (Run by Thinks)
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