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Completed [Play-by-Post] Magic World/BRP: "In Search of the Sorcerer"

Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by nikolokolus, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Wayward Son and L'ennui Let me know if you might be interested in the game I've got in a planning stage. There's no pressure to participate, but I figure I'd extend the invitation.


    Next Chapter:
    At this point it looks like we're doing a sci-fi campaign. Ostensibly it'll be set in Vance's Gaean Reach on a planet that is somewhat isolated from from other worlds (ERYFKRAD more Planet Adventure or Emphyrio than Demon Princes if you get my meaning), but alien contact will play a part in the planet's politics and built-in conflicts. I'm strongly leaning towards using BRP mostly because it's familiar and easy (pretty much similar to Magic World) with the Swords of Cydoria setting as a base; a really rich setting book for BRP (kind of a Sword and Planet milieu with airships, lasers, swords, barbarian tribes and high tech aliens and artifacts. Think E.R. Burroughs, meets Gene Wolf, with a little bit of Dark Sun/Dying Earth vibe). All rules and necessary materials will be provided. This time around I think we'll skip unseenservant and use Roll20 for both character sheets and dice rolling, text and roleplay will be done here on the Codex. Style of play is up to you guys (exploration, politics, etc. I thought about doing a pure West Marches, drop-in, drop-out style game, but I think it would be kind of rough in a PbP format. TBD.
     
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  2. Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Learned

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    I'm down for almost anything. Hell, I used to play Palladium games...

    I have no knowlege of the setting, so I will have to read up on it.

    There is one major issue for me dumping unseen servant for roll20. When I travel I post and roll on my phone. I usually don't take a personal laptop, and I'm not going to visit the codex on a government laptop for a multitude of reasons.
     
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  3. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    I've got the same reservations about roll20. The app is horrendous.
     
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  4. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Ah, I only use a web browser to log in to Roll20, so I didn't know the app sucks. That's good to know. If its a problem then we'll go with old reliable: Unseenservant and PDF character sheets. Cool?
     
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  5. Grimgravy Augur Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire
    I noticed I couldn't pull up the game via my phone without throwing them some coin. Didn't know about the app. Too bad it apparently sucks. I bet several (if not all) of us would have died in that last battle if Unseenservant had its way.
     
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  6. nikolokolus Arcane

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    All. Of. This!
     
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  7. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Somehow I doubt it.
     
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  8. Wayward Son Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    Roll20 is great with what seems to be pretty fair RNG in my experience. The main problem is as stated, the mobile site and app are absolute garbage.
     
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