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by JadedDM
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: Maps, tiles, or theater of the minds eye?
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Maps, tiles, or theater of the minds eye?

Way, way back in the day when I still ran face-to-face games back in high school, we didn't use maps miniatures or anything like that. I guess you'd call it 'theater of the mind.' We just didn't really pay much attention to things like spell range or character movement speed. Nowadays, with my games...
by JadedDM
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: National Coffee Day
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Re: National Coffee Day

I actually don't like coffee, at all. The very scent of the beans makes me a bit nauseous, in fact.
by JadedDM
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: 42nd Anniversary of the term Jump the Shark
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: 42nd Anniversary of the term Jump the Shark

Fun Fact: The opposite of 'jumping the shark' (the specific point where a show's decline in quality can be easily observed as having started) is 'growing the beard' (the specific point when a show's increase in quality can be easily observed as having started). It comes from Star Trek: The Next Gene...
by JadedDM
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: How many 'names' the same in your group??
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: How many 'names' the same in your group??

Now that you mention it, I did once run a game with two Travis's. But one of him preferred to go by William anyway, so it wasn't a hassle.
by JadedDM
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: Renaissance Fair D&D
Replies: 5
Views: 11133

Re: Renaissance Fair D&D

The one I am referring to is the Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire. They have it every August for three weekends.

And I saw a few people dressed up at the D&D tent. I remember a woman dressed as a tiefling, and another dressed as an elf.
by JadedDM
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: Renaissance Fair D&D
Replies: 5
Views: 11133

Renaissance Fair D&D

There's a local Ren faire not far from where I live every summer, and I've noticed that in the past couple of years, they've had a tent set up for playing D&D. They have several tables where you can sit down, grab a character sheet and start playing (they have a DM for each table). They also sel...
by JadedDM
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: The Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello World
Replies: 6
Views: 14844

Re: Hello World

Welcome to the site!
by JadedDM
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: Best Wife Ever!
Replies: 16
Views: 24655

Re: Best Wife Ever!

She did a great job. Probably better than I could have done myself, even.
by JadedDM
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: So, Baldur's Gate 3 is coming...
Replies: 8
Views: 134

Re: So, Baldur's Gate 3 is coming...

Apparently, they are considering doing some tweaking of the ranger class in BG3 (and possibly D&D in general). I think I remember Meph complaining about the ranger class being lackluster, so that might be good news if they are fixing it.
by JadedDM
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: So, Baldur's Gate 3 is coming...
Replies: 8
Views: 134

Re: So, Baldur's Gate 3 is coming...


youtu.be/LI4v6hC_rjM
A very silly video that tells the definitely true story of how a small Belgian studio got the license to make BG3.
by JadedDM
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: So, Baldur's Gate 3 is coming...
Replies: 8
Views: 134

Re: So, Baldur's Gate 3 is coming...

Feh. I know. It's a stupid precedent. Oh, I agree. The entire gaming industry is a mess. There are so many stories coming out recently about the horrible work conditions throughout. So I get why they would be wary about getting bad reviews. Especially for this game, of all games. It's going to have...
by JadedDM
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: So, Baldur's Gate 3 is coming...
Replies: 8
Views: 134

Re: So, Baldur's Gate 3 is coming...

Even the original Baldur's Gate games took rather large liberties with how the 2E rule system worked. It's not surprising at all that it's not a perfect replica of 5E to me in the least. As for why they would bother to use the license otherwise? Well, it comes with a lot more than just the mechanics...
by JadedDM
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Tavern
Topic: Redneck D&D
Replies: 2
Views: 9553

Re: Redneck D&D

This is apparently one in a six-part series. I found the rest here. :lol:
by JadedDM
Mon May 20, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: General Roleplaying Discussion
Topic: players leave, and their characters take cool magic...
Replies: 8
Views: 108

Re: players leave, and their characters take cool magic...

When a player leaves, I NPC their character until I can find a way to have them leave the party without breaking the story too much. And they take their gold, equipment, magic items and any henchmen with them, yep.