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by Thrar
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TDE)
Topic: The Aventurian Podcast
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: The Aventurian Podcast

Good to see that they're doing these.
Personally I didn't feel like it contained too much of interest, seems like Robert was basically just gushing for 30 minutes on the amazing support they were getting and all the wonderful people involved.
by Thrar
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TDE)
Topic: Create a pitch for The Dark Eye
Replies: 8
Views: 185

Re: Create a pitch for The Dark Eye

The realism angle sounds interesting. What else is there that draws you to the system or setting? I'm not sure defining the game by what it is not will make it appear interesting to an unfamiliar audience. When you think about why you got into playing TDE, was that primarily because you were frustra...
by Thrar
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TDE)
Topic: Create a pitch for The Dark Eye
Replies: 8
Views: 185

Create a pitch for The Dark Eye

When someone asks you about that game you're playing, or the game you're suggesting to play, how do you summarize it? Whenever this happens to me, I find it difficult to give a brief, concise answer that describes what this game is and what makes it fun to play. Ideally I'd like to find a 10-15 seco...
by Thrar
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Setting Discussion (TDE)
Topic: Tell me about the Arrows of Light.
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Tell me about the Arrows of Light.

Inquisition, basically. Track down and stop heretics, traitors, or deviants, saving the souls (and if possible, lives) of innocents. They're a fairly hierarchical group following orders from leadership of the white guild, but may also be assisting the church of Praios or local rulers when the need a...
by Thrar
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Setting Discussion (TDE)
Topic: Tell me more about the Seven Spheres.
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: Tell me more about the Seven Spheres.

I would just make stuff up to fill in the blanks. If you get access to more information you can incorporate it later, but that's no reason to be held back. Don't assume in-game effects without confirming with your GM ("I happen to know just the right demon for this, and it's super easy to summo...
by Thrar
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TDE)
Topic: Simplified Character Sheet
Replies: 8
Views: 160

Re: Simplified Character Sheet

How about just using the first page of the sheet? You can ditch the skills, the combat, the magic and handle everything as individual attribute checks. Clearly the full list of skills needs a page of its own (just due to quantity) and the combat things another half page, so if you want to retain tho...
by Thrar
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Rules Questions (TDE)
Topic: Later-life consecration and Tradition (Rahja)
Replies: 8
Views: 3880

Re: Later-life consecration and Tradition (Rahja)

Thanks a lot for the traduction.... do you have any others ? I have german version of Magic I , God I and Kompendium II but the translation is difficult. We made our translations manually from the German rules wiki. Are you looking for anything in particular? If there are just a handful of things I...
by Thrar
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TDE)
Topic: How does your TDE campaign work?
Replies: 11
Views: 3877

Re: How does your TDE campaign work?

I do think it would be good to have a conversation with the group about character scaling. If they are expecting a high-scaling game where their characters will become demigods or at least legendary heroes beyond the capacity of any mortal they may be a bit disappointed. There are people who play TD...
by Thrar
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Rules Questions (TDE)
Topic: Later-life consecration and Tradition (Rahja)
Replies: 8
Views: 3880

Re: Later-life consecration and Tradition (Rahja)

Thank you all for your ideas! We have decided to liberally apply the "Decreased Karma Points" and "Weak Regeneration" disadvantages so they give us a gradual progression towards becoming a Blessed One. We also found the liturgies and moral principles in German sources and were ab...
by Thrar
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TDE)
Topic: How does your TDE campaign work?
Replies: 11
Views: 3877

Re: How does your TDE campaign work?

On AP/XP, I've tried many different models in different games over the years. In my TDE group, we eventually settled on a flat amount of AP per session to keep things simple and avoid debates over why this week we got less AP than last week, or why player A didn't get a bonus for that cool thing she...

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