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Decline Critical role ruined PnP

Discussion in 'The Gazebo' started by Lukrame, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Black Arcane

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    Making things more diverse by making them the same.
     
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  2. Alex betthurt

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    No longer will half-orcs get -2 to int. Now, their int modifier is +0... and everyone else's is +2.
     
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  3. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    wat
     
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  4. Alex betthurt

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    You know that "you think I look like an orc?" meme? It isn't a meme.
     
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  5. AdamReith Savant Patron

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    At least it will prevent certain groups identifying with them, I guess?
     
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  6. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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  7. Ulysa Educated

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    You guys need to switch to Call Of Cthulhu. The Old Ones don't give a shit about your gender, love stories, politic tantrums or moral battles. You are shit that exists only to witness the amazing cosmic horrors that lurk beyond an below, then you die or go insane, no time for character arcs and crap like that.
     
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  8. Jasede Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    You mean Call of Cuckthulhu? You must have missed the news. The new editions even have a disclaimer that Nazis are bad and Lovecraft was a bad, bad man and that the Mythos is inclusive and that "if you are a racist or bigot, do not play our game."
     
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  9. Master Librarian Educated

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    You know, I bet if Ctulhu had a choice between tentacle molesting a black or a white guy, something tells me he'd first choose the former.
     
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  10. Ulysa Educated

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    The racist thing is an overblown media movement, yeah the guy was racist not more than what I see in this forum but at least he had the excuse of living in his time. Nothing wrong with a small disclaimer in the manual. Racism is not a theme in the scenarios I've played, you are just repeating what the media tells you.
    But well enjoy your furry orgies of grown men while an unicorn watches.
     
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  11. Master Librarian Educated

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    Whoa, whoa, get your stick out of the ass, it was a joke. Who gives a flying fuck about Lovecraft being racist except dangerhair trannoids?
    I mean, not like it's a bad thing.
     
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  12. Ulysa Educated

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    yes it's a bad thing but :hug:
     
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  13. Kazuki Self-Ejected

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    Despite me liking dnd based video games and read many campaign/book settings.
    I never actually play a legit pnp dnd session, because of lack any interest in my area and no friends that have same interest to play with.
    I know you can play dnd session online, but with my shitty third world internet connection kills any chance of that to happen.

    Watching a dnd session played by Critical role cast and any similar video is killing my interest to play pnp version.
    Is that what people supposed to play dnd?
    Some ham fisted dialogue and cringe inducing acting?
     
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  14. Jasede Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    Every group is different. The critical role people are all sjw voice actors. So of course their focus is on "acting."

    Generally pen and paper is what you and your group make of it. You can have a balls to the walls dungeon crawl in the style of Eye of the Beholder. You can have political backstabbing like in Game of Thrones. It all depends on what kind of friends you have and how they want to play.

    It's a spectrum, from cold hard wargame to roleplaying fiesta about feelings and stuff.
     
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  15. Kazuki Self-Ejected

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    Just wish that kind of game is also be shared on video online, any kind of link for that?

    From what i search, it's only have critical role derivatives. Must be pretty obscure and old if that ever exist.
     
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  17. Bara Savant

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    Well they're invading more aspects of tabletop gaming now.

    ANNOUNCING DARRINGTON PRESS, OUR GAME PUBLISHING COMPANY

    More critical role tie ins and one new TTRPG by Mercer. Is he any good at desgining? I heard the sub-classes in the offical 5e book are easy to break.

     
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  19. vonAchdorf Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    A look at the Gencon audience confirms that.
     
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  20. Zed Duke of Banville Zo Kath Ra Patron

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    TSR had jumped on board the Choose-Your-Own-Adventure craze in 1982 with its Endless Quest series of books, followed by several related series, including gamebooks that combined CYOA with RPG elements. The second of all these series, started in 1983, was HeartQuest, an attempt by TSR to appeal to girls by combining fantasy CYOA with romance. Granted, this series lasted only for six books in 1983 and 1984, while Gygax was away in California, and thus perhaps might have slipped his recollection.

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    TSR even wasted Larry Elmore's talents on the covers for the first four of these books.
     
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  21. vonAchdorf Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    You should do a Codex LP CYOA for those.
     
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  22. Mortmal Arcane

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    Probably hard to get a copy, never seen those ever .
     
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    Ever notice how Elmore can only draw one female face? All the chicks look like they're sisters.
     
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    Elmore favored a certain look that appeared on many of his women, but his female faces certainly aren't all identical.
     
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    Those are some nice covers. Make me want to go hiking.
     
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