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3 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:
9 hours ago, Crowley said:

Rain is just about done here. Managed to drag the girls for a walk. The party tonight was a blast. Sadly, it's just Wednesday. Hope I can get some solid sleep tonight... 

 

 

SLEEP?

*** Kicks the Hamster***

Bones V is running, You have work to do!!!

Don't make me bite you... 

 

Okay, gotta shave then off to the office. 

 

Then... COFFEE!!

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10 hours ago, Mad Jack said:

 

 I'm reasonably certain I'm going to need to find a space to bury a body at some point. :zombie:

 

 

At least it will be a small hole to dig....<_<

 

Getting rather windy here.  Not a lot of rain yet though.

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2 hours ago, Chaoswolf said:

 

 

Things like this are the reason that if it's at all possible, I'll take the time to go to the place in person. Much harder to ignore me when I'm in your office.:devil:

 

@Cyradis

Ahhh, let me introduce you to what the Canadian Revenue Agency did a decade ago...  You walk in, it's pretty much a row of phones now instead of people in their offices... 

 

I'd show a photo, but I try to avoid the pink palace. 

 

....For those that don't know about it, we call Canada Place here in Edmonton, Alberta the "pink palace" due to the window coating they went with on that government building... 

 

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_Place_(Edmonton)

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10 hours ago, NebulousMissy said:

 

It rained first, then the wind hit and tore all the leaves off of everything. Sounds like the window is being repeatedly pun ched by the North Wind. So, pretty standard. According to the old brass barometer we keep in the window the pressure fell to about 984 mb which, to be fair, is a pretty decent drop. 

 

At least you can hear your Kender upon approach? If you can hear her you can defend your stuff from filchy fingers :ph34r:

 

Ooof, that is quite the pressure drop! no wonder you have a bit of wind.  I miss those type of storms.  When the winds get that high out here, everybody starts worrying about tornados so they are never just fun to listen to the storm and the wind howl and tell scary stories to.  I feel for the those on ships when one of those comes in though, those are a rough ride!

 

8 hours ago, Cyradis said:

How plausible is this NPC that I have? Modified a little bit from official rules, but... I think fun.

 

~50 year old weaver. She's in the slums, but well regarded there. She's kind, and people like to visit her. She has no idea that she's a 10th level favored soul (spontaneous casting divine magic user). She's blessed by fate, despite her situation in the slums. Instead of getting wings later on, I'm giving her a spider as a familiar - she's a weaver, after all. They don't usually get familiars, but I think she needs one. Just a strangely long lived bug that she talks to, and who sometimes talks back. They're friends.

 

The catch is that she has no idea that she's healing people. She just thinks she gets messages from the gods due to prayer, and she's just a comforting person. Her spell selections are all divination spells that can determine if an action will be good or bad, or if someone is well or not, and healing or protection spells that veer away from cures but into being well rested, or curing diseases and afflictions - things that aren't gaping wounds. Scars mend when she touches a person.

 

Her favored soul energy resistance (fire and cold)? Pssh. That's just her being tough, and resilient against bad weather. Hard to make her too hot or too cold.

 

Goal is to give the party someone to meet who is kinda creepy but 100% benevolent and will help them as she thinks she can. Won't unload heals on them because she doesn't know how (at least not on purpose), but she'll give them lots of encouragement and some of their debuffs will mysteriously fade.

 

 

 

I like it but I would have the gods gift her with some sort of delay to the healing spells:  maybe they have to leave her aura before they activate, maybe there is a short term illusion that triggers and keeps them from noticing until they leave or until a time expires.  that way you can keep them guessing about the source of the healing.  Consider the entertainment available if, by chance, they get attacked by something only to realize they have been healed and start chasing certain gang members to attack them so they can be healed... and of course it doesn't work because that's not the source.  then something else works.  you can have a lot of fun with this and all the time they are visiting with the old lady because she's helping them with information.  With luck it can be multiple sessions before they connect the two...

 

 

3 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

SLEEP?

*** Kicks the Hamster***

Bones V is running, You have work to do!!!

 

***Grabs glitterwolf up and rubs him down with red white and yellow flag glitter***

Let the little hamster sleep!  He has work now!  you can get your bones information tomorrow....  if you're nice and bring the hamster bacon and coffee...

 

3 hours ago, ratsmitglied said:

You get off lightly, I live with one (my son) - their names even start with the same letter!

 

He also does not stop talking and has no brain-to-mouth filter. Gets him into all sorts of trouble with his older sister, and makes it impossible to keep something secret if he knows about it (his older sister isn't much better, but she's at least quiet sometimes)…

Oooooohhh! kiddies acting like kender.  I have one of those too!  with time and patience you can tune them out.  learn the secrets of timed grunts and nods.  it works very well to make them think they are being paid attention to without having to do so. 

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2 minutes ago, Kangaroorex said:

 

***Grabs glitterwolf up and rubs him down with red white and yellow flag glitter***

Let the little hamster sleep!  He has work now!  you can get your bones information tomorrow....  if you're nice and bring the hamster bacon and coffee...

 

Hrmph!

Only because you asked nicely!

 

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This whole week has been a parade of writing and reviewing business documents, and re-arranging schedules at work.

 

Once upon a time I was an engineer, and, I fancy, a pretty decent one.

 

Never get promoted. :zombie:

 



Yes. I did this to myself. I still stand by the life advice.

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4 hours ago, kay13 said:

 

Ohhh that sounds tasty!

 

Lots of buzzies in the icecream.  Crispy Buzzies.

Flyscream?

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5 minutes ago, klarg1 said:

This whole week has been a parade of writing and reviewing business documents, and re-arranging schedules at work.

 

Once upon a time I was an engineer, and, I fancy, a pretty decent one.

 

Never get promoted. :zombie:

 

I have one week left of acting as my acting boss, I cannot wait for it to be over. Similar reasons ::D:

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As far as weather goes, last night we had quite a storm, with high winds and heavy rain.

Today is pretty dry, but cooler than yesterday, and still very windy.

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11 hours ago, redambrosia said:

 

Oh, yeah, he’s pretty annoying. I only watched them because I wanted to hear what nonsensical stuff he was trying to ruin the movies with. Like I said about his video in tangled, it was too weak to matter. While the frozen one was good, because I already hate the trolls. And the Moana one managed to add another layer to that story which appreciate. I didn’t watch his other videos though.

*GASP!!* Are you saying that Frozen was formulaic?! ::o:

 

That's ALL in purple, baby!

 

 But I may need to see the one for Moana.

 

One block away, Westbrook had a BIG power outage.

 

But our block was fine.

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1 minute ago, PaganMegan said:

*GASP!!* Are you saying that Frozen was formulaic?! ::o:

 

 

I am having visions of you being chased down the street by an angry mob of irony-savvy 9-year-olds armed with torches and pitchforks.

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3 minutes ago, PaganMegan said:

I'm kind of down.

 

Somebody beat me to the Bounty Board idea on DM's Guild. ::(:

 

I mean, amost exactly.

 

The general concept is a pretty old one (kind of like "mystery stories"). As long as your adventures aren't the same, I think you would be fine.

 

As a GM, once the idea is established, having more variety makes it more attractive, not less.

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