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Forum Troubleshooting » Captcha? » Today 7:26 am

Boneguard
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Odd indeed. 

I'm a new member (Joined April 4th of this year) and I have a low post count and never had to deal with CAPTCHA.

 

Forum Troubleshooting » Captcha? » Today 6:13 am

I do not recall ever having to do the captcha thing with respect to this site.

General Discussion » Hyperborean Encounter Tables! » Today 1:47 am

foxroe
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Not to derail this great thread, but I'd like to just add that sometimes it's easier to just view alignment as a role-playing tool. It's a "How would this character react to this situation?" guideline, and not necessarily a gaming straight-jacket. You can play a LG paladin, but still be angry and dark (think Solomon Kane) - just don't go around stealing stuff or harming defenseless people.

Announcements » Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea 2nd Edition » Today 1:39 am

foxroe
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Jeff - Is it still possible to still purchase one of the canvas maps?

Forum Troubleshooting » Captcha? » Today 1:11 am

foxroe
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Ar'Pharazon wrote:

Negative on both. 

Maybe it's disabled once a profile hits a certain number of posts. 

That's what I'm hoping.

General Discussion » Meanwhile, back in the dungeon » Yesterday 11:43 pm

grodog
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"Swamp Thing, Thor, and Red Sonja ride Thor's chariot to the bar, escorting four bug-eyed monsters, and...."

=)

Allan.

Announcements » SOLD OUT! » Yesterday 8:16 pm

Iron Ranger
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Wait...did I miss FINAL 20 ?!?!?

General Discussion » Fillable Character sheet permission? » Yesterday 7:31 pm

Snaps
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Ok nuts I missed the OK but now I cant upload the pdf and I dont have a location to share it. But it sounds like v2 is coming out anyway  Just PM me if you want it. Sorry for my lack of internet hackfu.

General Discussion » Hyperborean Encounter Tables! » Yesterday 1:14 pm

Caveman
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mabon5127 wrote:

Blackadder23 wrote:

Caveman wrote:

Not think that would stop Conan and I sure he was not Evil; but then!?!
 

Alignment is always a contentious subject. Certainly Conan is depicted as a violent sociopath in Howard's stories (much like Achilles, for example, and very unlike King Arthur). I personally would classify him as Chaotic Neutral (in AD&D terms) at best, at least prior to becoming King of Aquilonia. If someone wanted to make an argument for Chaotic Evil, I would be willing to listen; only the trace of a moral code Conan shows (not mistreating women, for example, and generally keeping his word) would cause me to hesitate to classify him as Evil. The issue of his piracy is somewhat mitigated by the fact that many or most of his victims are themselves Evil - other pirates, Stygians, Zamorans, and so forth. If you were to hold a gun to my head and force me to give Conan an AS&SH alignment, I guess it would be Chaotic Good (because he does have a moral code, and doesn't rape and murder - or even cheat - everybody he meets).

In any event, NPC pirates are Chaotic Evil in the AS&SH rules (and for that matter, in the AD&D rules), so I personally would assess an alignment violation for non-Evil PCs who engaged in random piracy (though privateering against Evil targets such as Ixians would be okay). But I strongly encourage you and every other DM to handle the specifics of alignment however you please. http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/smile.png

I would agree with Chaotic Good.  I generally don't like alignments and never use them at cons.  People are complex and so determining alignment is sometimes problematic.....But on the daily encounters, I love seeing these and creating a story around them.  It really makes the encounter day come to life vs "fight this today" type encounter.  You have really worked hard on this and I for one appreciate it!  Home run!

Yes, using Alignment rules, I felt Conan at the

Announcements » Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea 2nd Edition » Yesterday 9:11 am

ThornPlutonius
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"Must have map!  Must Have Map!  MUST HAVE MAP!!", he said oh-so-very-patiently.

Forum Troubleshooting » Captcha? » Yesterday 9:01 am

Ar'Pharazon
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Negative on both. 

Maybe it's disabled once a profile hits a certain number of posts. 

Forum Troubleshooting » Captcha? » Yesterday 9:00 am

Ar'Pharazon
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Testing to see if using quick post versus the post reply button triggers..

Forum Troubleshooting » Captcha? » Yesterday 9:00 am

Ar'Pharazon
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Maybe it's a random algorithm or based on ISP?

 

General Discussion » Hyperborean Encounter Tables! » Yesterday 8:21 am

Blackadder23
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Thanks! http://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/smile.png

Once again, it's daily encounter time! Today your players have journeyed to Ice Lake, where the Esquimaux worship Kraken instead of Kthulhu (big improvement). Who or what will they meet there?

Snow blind (one PC can’t see for 4 hours)!
19 bactrian camels
1 spectre! – night only
Lost
6 giant white toads!
Hunting party of 10 bowmen and 8 dogs, led by Aguta. They haven’t bagged any game yet.
Fever
Hunting party of 12 bowmen and 9 dogs, led by Tuwawi. They haven’t bagged any game yet either.
Thin ice (over 10’ hole)
Hunting party of 13 bowmen and 7 dogs, led by Salaksartok. They’ve managed to bag a black bear!
Hunting party of 10 bowmen and 10 dogs, led by Suka. They’ve bagged 8 wolves!
Lost
Windstorm!

It looks like Kraken-worshiping Esquimaux are slightly better shots. Who knew?

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