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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #60 on: November 09, 2017, 12:11:51 AM »
I'd never run a Modern game.  Nothing against Modern, but it isn't my thing (especially when you go into the future stuff). 
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Why doesn't that reaction surprise me?   :lol

After having to deal with soro's modern fanboyism  for about a year (and he still didn't fully stop), it just feels good to see another fellow DM just telling him no too.

Hopefully soro will just swallow it down this time.

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #61 on: November 09, 2017, 01:07:44 AM »
Between the two, I'd vote PF.  But I'd happily play either. 

Like I said earlier, I just got Spheres of Power and I'd love to try that out, but if you'd rather stick to 1st party only then I have several ideas for that too.
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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #62 on: November 09, 2017, 04:55:35 AM »
I'm still for 5e. The build I actually want to play in Pathfinder is a Beastmorph Vivisectionist Alchemist/Synthesist Summoner goblin. Attack spam(Natural Attacks are more cost effective once you have two or more because it's one item), so if Beastmorph and Vivisectionist don't work together it'll be Beastmorph that gets dropped. Might swap the Alchemist side for some Brawler or Warpriest setup for feats and guaranteed damage, but the level split hurts this quite a bit.

The point is, the setup I want to use for PF is prone to needing significant optimization to properly function and uses some really nasty stuff to get that function. Meanwhile, 5e really just makes me liable to go for a silly layout, rather than an optimal one, like a supermount Mood Druid being the mount, or a Sorcadin build that focuses on being hard to put down more than anything else. If I want to optimize, Rogue with Magic Initiate can use True Strike to guarantee a second-turn Sneak Attack, while Find Familiar nets access to another Advantage generator.

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #63 on: November 09, 2017, 08:59:57 AM »
Existing votes tallied.  Linklord, Strat, SorO, and Versatility_Nut still to go.
I'd prefer PF over 5th. I know less about PF and someone in this thread mentioned they already has a plan to run a 5th game.

Edit I really want to quote Osl's post for a your mom joke about swallowing but posting from a phone is so limited.
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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #64 on: November 09, 2017, 11:04:11 AM »
Eh, I have ideas for either--I'd rather go look into the PF Psionics stuff, but 5E I can get up two things I've always wanted to play more in about two minutes.

Raineh, I counted that as a vote for both but have a question.  Would you rather play PF to the point that it is your vote even though you'll play 5E? I ask because linklord is voting for one but would play either.

People can vote for one but still play the other if it wins the vote. 


Strat, you're the last vote.

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #65 on: November 09, 2017, 03:58:44 PM »
Eh, I have ideas for either--I'd rather go look into the PF Psionics stuff, but 5E I can get up two things I've always wanted to play more in about two minutes.

Raineh, I counted that as a vote for both but have a question.  Would you rather play PF to the point that it is your vote even though you'll play 5E? I ask because linklord is voting for one but would play either.

People can vote for one but still play the other if it wins the vote. 


Strat, you're the last vote.

Yup, vote's for PF, but I'll play whatever.
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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #66 on: November 09, 2017, 04:09:46 PM »
Out of those two, 5th

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #67 on: November 09, 2017, 05:23:51 PM »
We're tied.   :lmao

Everybody check the first post and make sure I tallied your vote properly.  If we stay tied I'm going to just pick a system.

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #68 on: November 13, 2017, 09:05:11 PM »
Everybody check the first post and make sure I tallied your vote properly.  If we stay tied I'm going to just pick a system.
Sounds like you picked 5th.
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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #69 on: November 13, 2017, 09:18:47 PM »
Yep.  I was planning on announcing it once the new board is up.

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #70 on: November 13, 2017, 10:50:09 PM »
Yep.  I was planning on announcing it once the new board is up.
Cool.

Also, dibs on Hexblade if Xandar is open. Like hopefully an actual melee Warlock instead of a 1-2 level dip EB spammer.
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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #71 on: November 13, 2017, 11:35:18 PM »
We'll get to what sources are allowed when the board is up, that will give me time to think about it.

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #72 on: November 13, 2017, 11:40:59 PM »
Heh I'm gonna do a core-only paladin since I voted 5e precisely to keep things simple. :P

Also what do we do for ability scores?

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #73 on: November 13, 2017, 11:44:11 PM »
Heh I'm gonna do a core-only paladin since I voted 5e precisely to keep things simple. :P

Also what do we do for ability scores?

I'll think about that too.   :lmao

Feats are allowed for the record.

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #74 on: November 13, 2017, 11:49:32 PM »
Heh I'm gonna do a core-only paladin since I voted 5e precisely to keep things simple. :P

Also what do we do for ability scores?

I'll think about that too.   :lmao

Feats are allowed for the record.

Sounds good.

I would do something from core-only, but I really like the look of the races in Volo's guide.

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #75 on: November 13, 2017, 11:53:17 PM »
Character Creation Rules

Stats are standard point buy (27 points), which can buy you the array if you want the array.

All core options are allowed (although if you're going after a combo or something please tell me, my experience with 5e is minimal and I'm going to get angry if I find out that someone took advantage of me).  Anything outside of core is allowed on a case by case basis.  Hexblade is allowed SorO, I'm happy an official version that is internally consistent has been published.

Everyone is level 1.  High op is not required, we're playing a premade adventure.

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #76 on: November 14, 2017, 12:09:20 AM »
I would do something from core-only, but I really like the look of the races in Volo's guide.
Like a Tortle Monk?  :D

Edit - Actually I think they were a ToA release.
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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #77 on: November 14, 2017, 12:12:28 AM »
I would do something from core-only, but I really like the look of the races in Volo's guide.
Like a Tortle Monk?  :D

Mostly Lizard-folk. Hobgoblins have cool fluff but bad mechanics, contrarywise for yuan-ti (at least for things I want to do right now)

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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #78 on: November 14, 2017, 12:54:15 AM »
Heh I'm gonna do a core-only paladin since I voted 5e precisely to keep things simple. :P

Also what do we do for ability scores?

But
But I was going to do a core-only paladin. ;~;
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Re: What should I run?
« Reply #79 on: November 14, 2017, 01:33:59 AM »
The more paladins the merrier.   :D

Dibs on human with Sailor background. Just not sure if specializing in Sword and Board or two-handed. I guess Raineh could do one and I the other.