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Re: My blog: Studded Plate

Post by timemrick » Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:40 pm

How do you go about creating a character for play?: I use a variety of starting points. Here are a few examples.
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Re: My blog: Studded Plate

Post by shesheyan » Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:09 pm

At the start of a new campaign as a GM I discuss party composition and characters extensively with players via FB Messenger. It saves time and I find players come up with better concepts. This also allows me to mesh the character more extensively into the local environnement than if we did all the characters at the same time during a session Zero. I take the input of the players and modify my local environnement to suit the characters/party. The process goes both ways. The players also take into account what I say about the environnement.

For exemple in my Blackmoor campaign one player wanted to create a Monk. I wanted her to be part of a noble family of the city. We created together the events that lead her to leave her family and join a recluse order of monks living high on a mountain facing an ocean. It was fun brainstorm process.

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Post by timemrick » Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:39 pm

LEGO Minifigures: Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts: This new series features interesting new parts and debuts a few new characters.
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Post by timemrick » Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:59 am

Time of the Tarrasque #14: Family Matters: After a year's hiatus, we finally return to my homebrew Pathfinder campaign!
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Post by timemrick » Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:09 pm

To sleep, perchance to dream...: As an apology for the late blog this week, you get a fragment of a weird dream.
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Post by timemrick » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:16 pm

Advanced Bestiary: Dust Bunnies: *sweep* *sweep* "ACHOO!"
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Post by Angel Tarragon » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:19 pm

timemrick wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:16 pm
Advanced Bestiary: Dust Bunnies: *sweep* *sweep* "ACHOO!"
Hahahah! I love it! :lol: :cool:

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Post by timemrick » Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:29 pm

The Kynthiad: Sources for reference and inspiration: The books and other sources that I use most when planning my Greek mythology game.
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Post by timemrick » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:04 pm

#Inktober2018: Days 1-8: I'm trying #Inktober this year. Here's the first several, now that I'm caught up.
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#Inktober2018: Days 9-12: Precious, Flowing, Cruel, Whale.
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Post by Angel Tarragon » Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:06 am

Cool artwork!

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Post by timemrick » Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:06 pm

Angel Tarragon wrote:
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Cool artwork!
Thanks!
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timemrick wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:06 pm
Thanks!
No problem! :D

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Post by timemrick » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:37 pm

#Inktober2018: Days 13-16: Guarded, Clock, Weak, Angular.
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Post by Angel Tarragon » Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:19 am

Guarded & Clock are my favorites! :cool:

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#Inktober2018: Days 17-20: Swollen, Bottle, Scorched, Breakable.
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Angel Tarragon wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:19 am
Guarded & Clock are my favorites! :cool:
I definitely need to work those two into an adventure at some point!
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Post by timemrick » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:58 pm

Time of the Tarrasque #15: Give Me a Clear Charge Line: Hobgoblins want to see some orcs die, too.
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#Inktober2018: Days 21-16: Drain, Expensive, Muddy, Chop, Prickly, Stretch.
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Post by timemrick » Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:43 pm

#Inktober2018: Days 27-31: The final batch of my #Inktober2018 drawings--Thunder, Gift, Double, Jolt, and Slice--with a bonus creepy dream story for Halloween.
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Post by timemrick » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:24 pm

Time of the Tarrasque #16: Gorza's Well: A visit to our cavalier's home village provides a fight and some information.

Time of the Tarrasque: Dust Mantis: The monster featured in our latest session.
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Cassilda Tillinghast: My first psychic magic-wielding Pathfinder PC, a mindblade magus.
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Time of the Tarrasque #17: Quaint Local Religions: Our heroes witness a sky burial, and make a deal with some kobolds.
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Post by timemrick » Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:38 pm

Time of the Tarrasque: The Story So Far: A list of links to past sessions of my homebrew Pathfinder campaign, plus one-line synopses for each installment.
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