Character Creation.   Posted by GM.Group: 0
Pat's Character
 player, 2 posts
Sun 10 Apr 2016
at 13:19
Character Creation
Changed my mind. Shadow and Healing Arcana. Outsider/Hermit.

GM, please change my name to Cyril Hillfoot, and I'll start drafting my IC post with how I came out of my hermitage!

This message was last edited by the player at 14:19, Sun 10 Apr 2016.

Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 6 posts
 Halfling Mage
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Sun 10 Apr 2016
at 16:18
Character Creation
I see we're up to three players! Squire, from your name and description: Are you a Warrior?

Junelee?
Squire
 player, 2 posts
Sun 10 Apr 2016
at 16:23
Character Creation
No just a friendly innkeeper ;)
Junelee
 player, 1 post
Sun 10 Apr 2016
at 16:36
Character Creation
I was thinking a mage with healing and lighting or power but now I'm thinking of going rogue..  Is the elf race ok to be?

This message was last edited by the player at 16:37, Sun 10 Apr 2016.

Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 7 posts
 Halfling Mage
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Sun 10 Apr 2016
at 16:44
Character Creation
In reply to Squire (msg # 5):

Heh.

Junelee, elves make quite good rogues, especially because it will add to your Dex and help get the most use out of Pinpoint Attack. And the most likely result on the table is +1 Accuracy, which will help with a Rogue's light melee weapons, as well as bows.

Gnomes are clearly the best set with the racial benefits table to be Mages, but I have an irrational dislike of playing gnomes.
Junelee
 player, 2 posts
Sun 10 Apr 2016
at 16:55
Character Creation
My most irrational dislike are for dwarfs.. lol.   well, gnomes also.  My favorite race is usually half elfs.
Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 11 posts
 Halfling Mage
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Wed 13 Apr 2016
at 18:35
Character Creation
Greyband, what arcana are you taking?

I've got Shadow and Healing. It was a close decision between Healing and Heroic--I think Heroic tends to get overlooked and the TNs are really low :).
Greyband
 player, 2 posts
Wed 13 Apr 2016
at 21:11
Character Creation
Well, I'll avoid Healing and Shadow :-) I need to pull out the book and look--today was unexpectedly busy, so more from me on this tomorrow.
Greyband
 player, 3 posts
Thu 14 Apr 2016
at 13:00
Character Creation
Greyband looks like he's shaping up to be a human buff-bot :-) Human mage specializing in Fate and Heroic magic.

Also points in Communication so he can act as a negotiator-type.
Squire
 player, 6 posts
Thu 14 Apr 2016
at 13:13
Character Creation
sounds good to me :)
Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 15 posts
 Halfling Mage
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Thu 14 Apr 2016
at 15:06
Character Creation
Excellent! I got better at Communication than I wanted to be, thanks to the Halfling table. See earlier reference to irrational dislike of gnomes, who have a better table for Mages!

This message was last edited by the player at 15:06, Thu 14 Apr 2016.

Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 16 posts
 Halfling Mage
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Thu 14 Apr 2016
at 15:10
Character Creation
Awesome, Squire. Longspear is a great starting weapon for a FAGE Warrior, since you can use both polearm and two-handed style benefits!
Squire
 player, 7 posts
Thu 14 Apr 2016
at 15:22
Character Creation
Yeah I chose it because I didn't have enough strength to take heavy blades and have a great sword so went for the long spear instead which only needs a str 2 to use.... it also has the advantage of hitting people further away and I can also use it if one of you is in front of me without a penalty
Greyband
 player, 4 posts
 Def 10 Health 23/23
 Spell Points 17/17
Thu 14 Apr 2016
at 15:31
Character Creation
Yeah, don't be expecting me to get in front of you any time soon :-p
Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 17 posts
 Halfling Mage
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Thu 14 Apr 2016
at 15:34
Character Creation
Yeah, you're with two Mages. I wouldn't expect that last bit to come up much unless somebody sneaks up on us from behind!
Greyband
 player, 5 posts
 Def 10 Health 23/23
 Spell Points 17/17
Thu 14 Apr 2016
at 21:25
Character Creation
Critical question: would it be better if I played a DEX fighter/ranged guy? In other words, if I pass out extra damage and goodness like that, how many people stand to benefit from it?
Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 19 posts
 Halfling Mage Def:13
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Thu 14 Apr 2016
at 22:21
Character Creation
In reply to Greyband (msg # 18):

As a 1st-level Mage, my go-to is Arcane Blast, of course. Shadow Dagger is mostly only better than Arcane Blast against high-armor opponents, and the rest of my list is utility spells

Arcane Blast has the drawback that it doesn't get stunts, so it doesn't do a huge bunch of damage. I'll almost certainly take the Arcane Blast focus at level 2, making it at least more reliable.

All that said, a dedicated ranged attacker might help us more than another mostly-utility caster.
Greyband
 player, 6 posts
 Def 10 Health 23/23
 Spell Points 17/17
Fri 15 Apr 2016
at 02:16
Character Creation
GM, I think I'm going to make a DEX-fighter ranged-fighter guy. Do we have a rogue in our party?
Squire
 player, 8 posts
Fri 15 Apr 2016
at 05:31
Character Creation
At the moment we have you two wizards and my warrior :)
Greyband
 player, 7 posts
 Def 13 Health 28/28
 Arrows 40/40
Fri 15 Apr 2016
at 11:01
Character Creation
Well, no longer. You now have a rogue :-)

Geyband was raised among the upper class of Voscandi, a port city to the south. He was trained to join the City Guard but flamed out, having insufficient regard for authority despite his evident talent. He came to Clear Creek at the invitation of a cousin and has joined the town guard by way of trying to redeem himself and to establish a new home. No sooner than he arrived, he fell in love with a young woman—who is now one of those who have disappeared. He is now deeply, personally invested in the business of solving this mystery....

Will do an in-character post at some point today.
Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 37 posts
 Halfling Mage Def:13
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Fri 29 Apr 2016
at 17:31
Character Creation
For after the fight and/or next time in town: Did anyone bring a healer's kit? Alternatively, do we have 25sp left among us?  I've got almost 3 . . .

I didn't think of it before we left. I have magical healing, but it would nice to have a non-MP using option.
Greyband
 player, 28 posts
 Def 13 Health 28/28
 Arrows 40/40
Fri 29 Apr 2016
at 23:41
Character Creation
Yes, I have a healer's kit, and yes, I have more than 25 sp left.
Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 39 posts
 Halfling Mage Def:13
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Sat 30 Apr 2016
at 19:07
Character Creation
In reply to Greyband (msg # 24):

Cool. I probably have a higher roll, unless you have the Healing focus, but I can heal by other means. Want to keep carrying it?
Greyband
 player, 29 posts
 Def 13 Health 28/28
 Arrows 40/40
Sun 1 May 2016
at 03:07
Character Creation
Nope, you can be using it.
Cyril Hillfoot
 player, 40 posts
 Halfling Mage Def:13
 H:25/25 M:15/15 AV:0
Sun 1 May 2016
at 11:40
Character Creation
In reply to Greyband (msg # 26):

Ok. When we're out of action time, we can have this conversation IC and I'll add it to my sheet.

This message was last edited by the player at 11:40, Sun 01 May 2016.