Chit Chat.   Posted by Narrator.Group: 0
Narrator
 GM, 234 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Tue 16 Oct 2018
at 23:09
Re: Chit Chat
I would like to make a sample test thread and actually have this group fight 12 goblins.

Lets play out one mock fight ?? if interested I will add you to a new group thread as #2

Lets take this baby for a test ride.
Tarrano Grazlak
 Hobgoblin, 77 posts
 Krangi
 Rogue
Tue 16 Oct 2018
at 23:14
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Narrator (msg # 137):

Sure can test out a couple of options. See what the crowd likes
Narrator
 GM, 236 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Tue 16 Oct 2018
at 23:19
Re: Chit Chat
If interest please post in IC: MOCK FIGHT
This is a test so no worries if you die, it does not count in any way other than to see how we will do combat for this game.
Tarrano Grazlak
 Hobgoblin, 79 posts
 Krangi
 Rogue
Tue 16 Oct 2018
at 23:39
Re: Chit Chat
Curious how many players do we have and how many NPCs do we have in our party?
Narrator
 GM, 238 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Wed 17 Oct 2018
at 03:22
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Tarrano Grazlak (msg # 140):

1 npc. 4 players
Esparam
 Human, 87 posts
 Bet Rogala nobility
 Wizard (diviner)
Wed 17 Oct 2018
at 08:28
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Narrator (msg # 136):

Plus, if Gars helps as a co-GM, if only to say "this hits" or "monster fails the save", it should be fairly quick.

I don't think a combat thread is necessary either.



In reply to Tarrano Grazlak (msg # 140):

Eldon Trush is the only NPC, others are players.
So the party currently comprises 1 npc and 4 players as Caladin said, and will be 1+5 when Catweazle will have joined the group in IC (so far, in his corner of the tavern and hasn't interacted with the now loud group in the middle).
*hint at Thelonius's "we have still one last spot to fill" ;)

This message was last edited by the player at 08:29, Wed 17 Oct 2018.

Narrator
 GM, 254 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Thu 18 Oct 2018
at 13:59
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Catweazle, conversation moved from IC: Mock Fight
Please if anyone wants to continue this do so here in this thread.

TY


Thank you Esparam

Yes, actually you and I meet through Gars some *8 years ago online through Zeta Boards, I think it was called Nights of the Templar rpg group. I came to this site after playing with you guys and that adventure came to an end.

General Gars and I have played since way back when and on and off for about 25 years.

Since its come up - I will say I have been playing since 6th grade. (lol , I still remember hiding the books from my teacher and rolling die under my flip top desk)
GOD THOSE WERE JUST GREAT TIMES!
And I started D&D with the Black and Blue Book. That dates back before the red box set. Which by the way I still have the original red book that also pre-dates the red box.

Online I have been playing and DMing for about 12 years (I think, its a blur). Starting back after Never Winter Nights (again not sleeping much back then it a bigger blur). As far as free-form, Yes my Game of Thrones rpg is super heavy RPing with little rolling and fantastic writing by everyone. I managed 18 players on average on those games. By the way thank you for reading my material.

I actually had many games here. They went inactive and RPOL delete all trace of them :(

Deadlands D20
L5R (two games)
Star Blazers (anime)
And several other Kingdom of Kalamar games hosted here.
I did not delete them RPOL removed them for being inactive.

If your interested in knowing more, I have some stuff I have done over the years my screen names are

Caladin
Lord Caladin
kok.caladin
Lord Caladin's Court

If you google these I should come up. The avatar 'Caladin' comes up by others a few times but a lot of that stuff is my game creations over the years.

With regards to D&D I stopped at D&D 3.5e. I am not interested in playing 4th or 5th and since I have every book, pdf and countless modules for D&D to D&D 3.5e I don't feel the need to buy any more.

About our game and its direction, my style of play & DMing, ..... I have to say the Esparam hit it square on the chin. For me rules are for how to handle issues as they arise. And I'm not trying to be confrontational but these are RPGs 'Roleplaying' being the key word, And even the site is Rpol again 'Roleplaying'. Now, I thought I understood what you were looking for and yes you did say what you wanted. If we miss-understood each other it happens and no hard feeling on my part I will exit out the character and good luck with your gaming.

In fact I recommend username REZ - if I remember correctly from years ago he plays many games and they are straight D&D 3.5e from the rules books and maybe more inline with what you have noted in your last post.

For the record I am not throwing you out, just trying to get pass this. Before you reply just think about if so far you like what you see. If not let me know and I will RP you character out.
Thelonius Xander
 GM, 98 posts
 Noble of Baris
 Imperial Warrior
Thu 18 Oct 2018
at 17:05
Re: Chit Chat
Moved from IC: Mock to here (deleted now in IC Mock)

I have never had an issue with Cals style. It is unique but it also works well for me. Does that mean it works for everyone? No I suppose not.
Catweazle
 Human, 25 posts
 Druid
Thu 18 Oct 2018
at 21:22
Re: Chit Chat
Thanks, I'll be leaving, this game is specifically the type of game I was looking to avoid joining when I enquired about the style. Thanks for your time.

Please remove me from the game.

C
Narrator
 GM, 265 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Thu 18 Oct 2018
at 21:55
Re: Chit Chat
Catweazle:
Thanks, I'll be leaving, this game is specifically the type of game I was looking to avoid joining when I enquired about the style. Thanks for your time.

Please remove me from the game.

C


I will work on cleaning up the threads, I will post one last post for Catweazle and have him exit. I have also posted to request for new players, but this should not stop the current IC. Please keep this moving. We can intro new players on the ship, or at the next city. There is always a way to intro a new PC.

I would like to wish Catweazle luck in hopes he finds the game he is looking for.
Narrator
 GM, 266 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Thu 18 Oct 2018
at 22:36
Re: Chit Chat
Last note before I take a rest.

We have 3 marked in group Z - I think I will remove them, I was holding them in case they returned but I no-longer think that will happen.
Tarrano Grazlak
 Hobgoblin, 87 posts
 Krangi
 Rogue
Thu 18 Oct 2018
at 22:48
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Catweazle (msg # 145):

Good luck in what ever games you find next Cat. Sorry that you feel this game is not to your liking. I am rather enjoying it so far.
Narrator
 GM, 278 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Mon 22 Oct 2018
at 21:17
Re: Chit Chat
So let go over what we agree on for IC COMBAT so far.

1. OOC will be posted in IC as "Soiler" text.
2. DM will post initiative and rounds with the order and notes at the start of every round.
Also DM will post as needed and when special actions are taken. If it can effect the initiative order it get noted and posted.
3. Players will have info needed so they can roll and post freely as combat progresses.
DCs, HPs, weapon and adjustments. etc etc


I know there is more please correct, and or add to what you feel is needed so it can play right and work as you and I except. Lets keep working on this so when done we can post and make our combat format official.
Tarrano Grazlak
 Hobgoblin, 97 posts
 Krangi
 Rogue
Mon 22 Oct 2018
at 22:06
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Narrator (msg # 149):

One thing I might suggest in our Biography Line Is instead of our classes and Races, posting our Reg AC, Touch AC, Flat Foot AC and our HPS.


IE:

quote:
HPS: 24/28

AC: 17, ACT: 14 ACF: 13

Thelonius Xander
 GM, 109 posts
 GeneralGars
 Imperial Warrior
Mon 22 Oct 2018
at 22:14
Re: Chit Chat
Tarrano Grazlak:
In reply to Narrator (msg # 149):

One thing I might suggest in our Biography Line Is instead of our classes and Races, posting our Reg AC, Touch AC, Flat Foot AC and our HPS.


IE:

quote:
HPS: 24/28

AC: 17, ACT: 14 ACF: 13

That is a great idea!
Esparam
 Human, 100 posts
 Bet Rogala nobility
 Wizard (diviner)
Mon 22 Oct 2018
at 22:26
Re: Chit Chat
My two cents:
- OOC in spoiler should be only rolls and mechanics (such as giving AC etc.),whereas discussion (such as when I noted Esparam was not critted, or requests for more information like "how far am I from the archers?") belong to the separate OOC thread in my opinion.
- I personally prefer only one spoiler tag,ie all IC written at once and then all OOC written in a single spoiler tag, as opposed to having IC cut off by spoiler tags (eg: the post about goblins attacking Tarrano and Esparam)
- I agree it could help and be more practical to use Tarrano's idea for combat
Narrator
 GM, 280 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Mon 22 Oct 2018
at 22:55
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Tarrano Grazlak (msg # 150):

the only issue have with that is some players like keeping their stats and info private.
Tarrano Grazlak
 Hobgoblin, 98 posts
 Krangi
 Rogue
Mon 22 Oct 2018
at 23:01
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Narrator (msg # 153):

I would hope that we are all grown up enough that AC and HPs isn't an issue of sharing with each other. I find it helps with expedience for both the players and DM. A DM doesn't have to go look up each players AC every time as it will be in the thread. And the players (specifically healers) can see that a player's hps are getting low readily. We could do % if people prefer but numbers are just easier and more direct.
Esparam
 Human, 101 posts
 Bet Rogala nobility
 Wizard (diviner)
Mon 22 Oct 2018
at 23:10
Re: Chit Chat
I do like to keep some info private if I feel there is a possibility of surprising and unexpected roleplay for other players. Hence why my spell list is private for instance.

I don't think HP and AC fall into that category. Anyone can look at Esparam and see how wounded he is, or how armoured or how deftly he dodges blows (or not). And likewise, Esparam can determine who he should cast Protections on at a glance.
Narrator
 GM, 281 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Mon 22 Oct 2018
at 23:26
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Esparam (msg # 155):

I guess Iím saying I donít need that info. I always go to the sheets.
And itís ok with me if you all want to change that
Illia the Grey
 player, 2 posts
 Grey Elf
 Cleric
Tue 23 Oct 2018
at 03:25
Re: Chit Chat
I'm curious if this will be a heavy combat game.  My idea for Illia started off as a mostly non-combat character and before I finish her up I'd like to adjust if needed.
Tarrano Grazlak
 Hobgoblin, 99 posts
 Krangi
 Rogue
Tue 23 Oct 2018
at 05:03
Re: Chit Chat
In reply to Illia the Grey (msg # 157):

From what I gathered it will be intermixed. Stretches of RP and then stretches of combat.
Narrator
 GM, 285 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Wed 24 Oct 2018
at 14:11
Re: Chit Chat
Look for the IC.

Please interact and post freely. I will control the Guild master, and ship captains.

Sorry the test fight is going a little slow I will be posting there again later today and i will be posting replies in IC, as quickly as possible today looks like a good day :)
Narrator
 GM, 286 posts
 Caladin
 Live Free, Die Well
Wed 24 Oct 2018
at 14:27
Re: Chit Chat
Illia the Grey:
I'm curious if this will be a heavy combat game. My idea for Illia started off as a mostly non-combat character and before I finish her up I'd like to adjust if needed.


I seem to find that everyone has different idea of whats RP heavy or light means. I try to keep a good mix. Right now its RP heavy because the group and adventure is still forming up. And the encounters have been interaction with NPC and players.

Once we get into the game I tend to have one action sequence per chapter of the game. a Charpter is 1 to 3 IC threads. Keeping in mind that combat itself can be one IC. And player can talk their way out of fights - into fights and sometimes yu may have ot run away from a fight.
Illia the Grey
 player, 3 posts
 Grey Elf
 Cleric
Thu 25 Oct 2018
at 05:49
Re: Chit Chat
can I get access to edit my sheet or do you keep that locked down?