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by Shayd3000
Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TORG)
Topic: Gauging difficulty
Replies: 15
Views: 1161

Re: Gauging difficulty

I think adventure design in Torg Eternity is more art than science as there are so many variables. I agree. Plus, the cards really can help with "balance" issues. The card play really swings things in favor of the players. I found in oTorg, and have been finding in TE as well, that I can ...
by Shayd3000
Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: "Small Packs Hunt Best" card (LL booster)
Replies: 12
Views: 1292

Re: "Small Packs Hunt Best" card (LL booster)

Honestly, I don't imagine that it's going to come up often enough that the slight delay for a single round is going to really matter. And then, when it does come up, it is really only a big time impact if there happens to be a lot of minions in play.
by Shayd3000
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TORG)
Topic: God Box sharing some thoughts and tips - SPOILERS
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

Re: Alternative God Box Final Scene

• Dilemmas do not result in a step being completed, but are approved actions if completed. Have I overlooked the in-story justification for this rules change? It looks random to me. Honestly, I was trying to get more cards circulating and was thinking that allowing dilemmas to do a step would let t...
by Shayd3000
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TORG)
Topic: God Box sharing some thoughts and tips - SPOILERS
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

Re: God Box sharing some thoughts and tips - SPOILERS

The counters for the ascent/escape is a great idea and the DSR for the Infiltration looks good. The re-written final scene looks overly complex though. Well, that just tells me that I did a bad job on the summary part :( It's actually pretty basic, the detail is really in that I tend to write out t...
by Shayd3000
Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TORG)
Topic: God Box sharing some thoughts and tips - SPOILERS
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

Alternative God Box Final Scene

I have not playtested this or run it yet, but here's some ideas I had around making the last battle a bit more interesting.... ACT 5 Scene 3: A Contest of Reality This replaces the section “A Contest of Reality” on page 77. Note that in the section “The Opposition” the counts are the total maximum o...
by Shayd3000
Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TORG)
Topic: The God Box review (long, somewhat harsh)
Replies: 24
Views: 2499

Re: The God Box review (long, somewhat harsh)

Just as a minor update, my players managed to defeat the Avatars. It was pretty impressive, considering there are only two of them. That said, tehy are pretty savvy with card play, but it was still pretty intense. I also just posted some thought around an alternative last battle scene that gets all ...
by Shayd3000
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Tangents and Miscellany (TORG)
Topic: The God Box review (long, somewhat harsh)
Replies: 24
Views: 2499

Re: The God Box review (long, somewhat harsh)

It doesn't seem to me like this is meant to be a fight. It's meant to be a "rescue the slaves and GTFO". Going toe to toe with those means someone is going to die. They're not going after the PCs, they're trying to take out the pillars after which they leave. As much as I would like to, I...
by Shayd3000
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: GOD BOX Questions/Issues - possible spoliers
Replies: 27
Views: 3829

Re: GOD BOX Questions/Issues - possible spoliers

No apology necessary. I was going off of faulty memory and a too-loose reading of this thread. My apologies for muddying the waters. But I think I'll still make this a static number unless my group's priest gets an 18 himself. Well, and even then, she's likely to win the Possibilities race. I agree...
by Shayd3000
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: GOD BOX Questions/Issues - possible spoliers
Replies: 27
Views: 3829

Re: GOD BOX Questions/Issues - possible spoliers

TorgHacker wrote:I'll ping Darrell and see what he thinks. He's a bit busy atm so it'll at least be the weekend probably.


Understood. That's all I can ask, and many thanks for taking the time!

George
by Shayd3000
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: GOD BOX Questions/Issues - possible spoliers
Replies: 27
Views: 3829

Re: GOD BOX Questions/Issues - possible spoliers

1. Player rolls and gets a Reality total 2. Malacryx gets to roll and try to beat that total. Since she has a lot of possibilities, assume she will spend one as needed. This means if she generates an average roll of 21 (d20 twice - not accounting for a minimum of 10 for the possibility or exploding...

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