Aysle Sourcebook Q&A Thread

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Postby TorgHacker » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:49 am

Wakshani wrote:Odd question time: How long was Uthorian in control of Ardinay? A year? Ten years? A century?

Does he still have control over the Darkness Device or is it still keyed to her and, thus, out of his control?


About 100 years. And yes, he has control over the Darkness Device.

Or "control". ;)
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Postby Wakshani » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:52 am

After flipping past another ad for Pokémon Sword and Shield, I can only hope that one of the backers is setting forth some kind of angry Scotsman.

Because the protagonist from PS&S is just *adorable*.

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Postby Matthew Surridge » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:26 pm

I've got a question about the spell Energy Shield. The description says: "Choose an energy type, such as fire, lightning, or force. The target gets +4 Toughness vs. that energy type." So does 'choosing' the type come when the spell is taken, or whenever the mage uses the spell? In other words, is the description actually of the separate spells of Fire Shield, Lightning Shield, Force Shield, and so on (which all operate the same way and give the same advantage) or is it a single spell that gives a wizard protection from different stuff depending on what they feel like? I would assume the first (if nothing else because linking the Element of fire with the Inanimate Force of lightning feels unAyslish, as well as a bit out of the Tech level). But I'd like to be sure.

(Also I want to say again how much I love the sourcebook. Great stuff, that really captures a classic fantasy feel while still feeling distinctive not only when compared to other fantasy games but even to the original Aysle book — yet *also* feels like it got at what was good in the old Aysle book.)
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Postby TorgHacker » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:35 pm

Matthew Surridge wrote:I've got a question about the spell Energy Shield. The description says: "Choose an energy type, such as fire, lightning, or force. The target gets +4 Toughness vs. that energy type." So does 'choosing' the type come when the spell is taken, or whenever the mage uses the spell? In other words, is the description actually of the separate spells of Fire Shield, Lightning Shield, Force Shield, and so on (which all operate the same way and give the same advantage) or is it a single spell that gives a wizard protection from different stuff depending on what they feel like? I would assume the first (if nothing else because linking the Element of fire with the Inanimate Force of lightning feels unAyslish, as well as a bit out of the Tech level). But I'd like to be sure.

(Also I want to say again how much I love the sourcebook. Great stuff, that really captures a classic fantasy feel while still feeling distinctive not only when compared to other fantasy games but even to the original Aysle book — yet *also* feels like it got at what was good in the old Aysle book.)


It's one spell, you choose at the time of casting.
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Postby Wakshani » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:53 pm

Matthew Surridge wrote:
(Also I want to say again how much I love the sourcebook. Great stuff, that really captures a classic fantasy feel while still feeling distinctive not only when compared to other fantasy games but even to the original Aysle book — yet *also* feels like it got at what was good in the old Aysle book.)


I know, right?

It's one of the ones that needs a Cosm book badly tho. I want to know a LOT more about Asyle itself and the people therein. With the talk of Tolwyn having to maybe go back and lead the Army of Light there, while Ardinay and the British hold the line here, there' a lot of room for, say, diplomatic missions there, to try and woo some bannermen to the cause of Light.

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Postby coyotegrey » Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:38 pm

In running the Revenge of the Carredon, I noticed the Knight and the Wyvern Rider have something called "Dismounting Blow." Was this removed?

I also noticed the Knight is slightly different in the Aysle book. There is no dismounting blow, the stats are slightly different, the skill totals are slightly different, and the equipment stats vary just a bit. Not sure that matters really.

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Postby TorgHacker » Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:45 pm

coyotegrey wrote:In running the Revenge of the Carredon, I noticed the Knight and the Wyvern Rider have something called "Dismounting Blow." Was this removed?

I also noticed the Knight is slightly different in the Aysle book. There is no dismounting blow, the stats are slightly different, the skill totals are slightly different, and the equipment stats vary just a bit. Not sure that matters really.


Yeah, it got revised and then cut entirely.
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Postby coyotegrey » Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:47 am

TorgHacker wrote:Yeah, it got revised and then cut entirely.


Any chance the cut material will make it into the Secrets of Aysle? :)

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Postby TorgHacker » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:19 am

coyotegrey wrote:
TorgHacker wrote:Yeah, it got revised and then cut entirely.


Any chance the cut material will make it into the Secrets of Aysle? :)


Probably not. That sort of thing I think would be left for a future product.
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Re: Aysle Sourcebook Q&A Thread

Postby Badger3d » Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:07 am

With Perk "Born to Light" can you cast healing on the same person every one of your actions?
Does "Born to Light" require the Miracles perk, or just that you have Miracles? would you be able to start a character with just Born to Light and Exemplar of Light?


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