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Bushiroad Cardgames General #121

G is here Edition

Come and discuss Vanguard, Buddyfight, Weiss, or any other games/properties Bushiroad owns.

Beginner guide, decklists and other info:
https://pastebin.com/QxKQRhrQ

Up to date fanmade PC online games, 3DS/Switch emulation and Mobile games:
https://pastebin.com/7Fj8VqA2

Release schedule (Vanguard):
【VGE-V-EB11】 Extra Booster 11: Crystal Melody: January 31th, 2020
【VGE-V-EB12】 Extra Booster 12: Team Dragon's Vanity!: March 6, 2020

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Since Shin is ending in March that means we have at most 9 episodes left after this week's episode. Wonder how they will wrap all this up.
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>>70623589
We have that right now in vanguard where a mermaid girl who can sing well with no other powers or skills to speak of is dunking on all kinds of dragons, knights, giant robots, and other monsters.
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>>70625073
I have a feeling things are going to get even crazier from here with the next episode being the final breather
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>>70622717
holy fuck that's good.

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Tell me about the oceans of your setting, /tg/. What weird and wonderful lifeforms thrive in them? Do you have any kelp forests too? Because I fucking love kelp forests.
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>>70625374
Port cities of a territory controlled by an undead theocracy. Usually work as merchants or privateers if other port cities want to use some terror tactics. Their home under the sea though is basically a centuries old ship graveyard, old wreckage from an ancient war.
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>>70625270

Eberron is getting a big lore book next month, supposedly with a bunch of info on the undersea civilizations.
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>>70625270
Tritons interact alot with the coastal cities with trade and you can even pay them to have safe passage in their territories if you wish. I have a few ideas for underwater shit but i haven't expanded on it since the players don't show too much interest in exploring it.
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>>70625640
Maybe you could entice them with something like a palace under the sea suddenly rising up to the surface? You would be able to have ocean stuff while not having to put them in a completely aquatic environment.
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>>70625722
Oh I definitely could get them to explore the underwater setting in my game. But we are kinda in the middle of an arc right now and there wouldn't be any real reason for them to go there yet so i'll eventually get there.

Stupid things players that play your army always say... edition
>"You should just bring Death Company."

>Warhammer Symphony and 3D renders
https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/01/20/warhammer-a-new-beginninggw-homepage-post-1/

>WarhammerTV Tip of the Day:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEaPE4sLDA7vV_cnmgVFfkdqv0M7EBb6T

>Downloads; Rules Errata and FAQs:
https://www.warhammer-community.com/downloads/
https://www.warhammer-community.com/faqs/

>3rd party pastebin
https://pastebin.com/W9i0i8BW

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>>70626854
Same here. I wonder what the excuse will be when the rules are written literally by the same people
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>>70627558
>tfw I bought one of the FW Mechanicum transfers before they stopped selling them.
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>>70627097
I kill them all and ask the crowd: "Are you not entertained"?
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>order death guard contemptor from the china men
>ordered in december, came today
>read label
>wuhan

d-do i open it
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>>70626660
Is it a threat? Imagine if it could be a retinue

>be me
>6th session of first campaign ever (along with everyone else in the party)
>it's going very well
>party enters a deep junkyard cavern infested with these weird insect monsters that self destruct
>area also has these giant monsters 5 levels above us (we are level 5)
>group decides to stealth through the place
>one of the starts walking toward us

it's really dark so if we don't move then it will eventually ignore us

>one of the party members attacks with fire, missed, and gets one shotted

the small creatures are scared of fire and loud noises, but not the big ones

>end up rolling initiative

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nice blog post faggot

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Was Greg's mom "that guy"?
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>>70616569
I think that we all know that Greg would 100% be 'that guy' in an actual game. He is too self obsessed he would be the one to make a character that tries to insert himself into everything and also go off on adventures alone so he can be the hero.

Also fuck Manny
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>>70624534
Author didn’t want to go through the effort of drawing them at a table.
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>>70623276
gold to xp was the only good xp system in d&d ever
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>>70625598
I feel like it'd be a lot easier to draw a flat line to represent a table and a few copy+paste chairs behind everyone than drawing them all kneeling on the floor.
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>>70618516
My gf is trying to drag me into her game but I’m already in two others, what do?

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Do you EVER describe a character as ugly or unattractive?
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>>70571424
Ugly specifically? Not really.
Fat, short, warts on their faces, etc., you bet.
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>>70618404
True, lots of monsters have high charisma for no other purpose than to boost saves or intimidation if they have proficiency.
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>>70571424
I made a grotesquely hideous gnome-sized creature so that I could max out STR on him once. His CHA was so in the negative that even the blind people could tell something was wrong before he tried to talk
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>>70610540
cute cat!
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>>70571424
Currently playing a half orc locksmith that believes he's a dwarf. He's average looking for a green skin (read: fuck ugly) but better groomed than most.

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I could really use some input by Americans for my Fallout scenario idea:

The story of F1, F2 and F:NV essentially tells the story how civilization is rebuilt in the Western United States.

F1 shows us California in a chaotic state. The bottle caps as a currency are backed by the Hubs water merchants but otherwise there is no other bigger organizational structure. The Vault Dweller has to step in to stop the master.

In Fallout 2 we can clearly see how power blocs are starting to form. Vault City, the NCR and other players are starting to extend their reach. The NCR economy is so stable that people trust the NCR dollar enough to accept it as currency. Trade seems to have massively intensified and we even see progress in places like Vault City. Sure, the Enclave could have fucked that over but the Chosen One stopped them.

In New Vegas we basically see the aftermath of the NCR-Brotherhood war. The NCR either managed to beat it's main rivals (BoS) or managed to assimilate them (Vault City for example). The NCR is now a real state and we see that rival nations are starting to emerge in other parts of the former US. All of these newly formed nations are starting to grow beyond dominating single regions but we have to keep in mind that nation building can fail. The fact that the BoS managed to fuck the NCR so much that their economy nearly collapsed and that caps were reintroduced as a secondary currency shows that the war took it's toll.

Looking at a map makes it obvious that we would have heard from Texas by the time from F:NV if an NCR (or Legion) equivalent would have shared a border with the Legion in New Mexico.

So for a Fallout: Texas setting we have to ask ourself why there isn't a mighty Texan Republic that fights the Legion.

My idea would be to design Texas as a: What if the Brotherhood of Steel had won their war against the Texan equivalent of the NCR?
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>>70625062
>East Bound Super Mutants
Super Mutant Truckers in rigs pulled by Behemoths controlling I10 and I35.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOgUaFkpS3Y
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>>70625614
Cute chiquitas and sweet senoritas
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>>70625614
Oil. Mexico is oil rich. There is also fertile farmland, agave, gold, copper, and zinc.

If Mexico's government wasn't both inept and corrupt the country would be rich like a Middle Eastern country.

Then you have the culture, music, and art. Barring that the origins of the cowboy tradition are from Mexico. Country music and style doesn't exist without Mexico.

Lucia Libre, Chili Rellenos, caliente Senoritas and Frio cervesa. All worth importing.
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>>70625654
I would like a setting with Mad Max supermutants driving around in orky roadsters/trukks.
>The supermutants of Texas have tamed their rage by driving through the nuclear deserts at dizzying speeds in their salvaged vehicles
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>>70625777
Texas has a fuckton of oil too.

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Any of you make terrain? I've got myself some big tables to fill, want to start off with some generic rolling hills scenery with trees, fields, fences, hedgerows and some fantasy buildings, probably the standard generic half-timbered job which are very easy to make out of foamcore and basswood.

What should I do about windows for them though? Any cheap 3d prints, or resin or metal casts?
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>>70622111
The kinds of psychos this web site attracts lol.
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>>70621995
Honestly how do you get banned from a LGS? Most of those stores barely get by as it is, much less when they start fucking around banning what few paying customers they actually have.
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New thread
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>>70622598
There are some seriously awful human beings who play wargames. They are awful human beings everywhere, including in public, including around children, and they are rarely -- rarely -- paying customers.

In NoVa absolutely no hobby store/gaming store is getting by on selling game stuff to customers. It's simply not possible. They're all renting tables, selling food (full kitchen, not snacks), and hosting official events (which, yes, you can be barred from if you're banned from the store).
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>>70622598
>Honestly how do you get banned from a LGS?
Theft. Slinging fists. Constantly sexually or physically harassing other customers. Cheating. Deliberate vandalism. Stinking so bad the owner kicks you out and coming back without a wash a couple-three times. Breaking other customers' shit. Screaming "I'm going to kill you, you little faggot" at an eight-year-old.
You know, being an unrepentant shithead.

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What are the best/most fun types of immortality?
Is immortality a good goal for a player character?
GMs, are there limits you'd put on immortality that PCs can achieve, if you would allow it at all?
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>>70617832
Ugly fellow.
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>>70584512
Any kind.
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>>70616618
Which story was that?
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>>70584512
It's not quite immortality, but I like the "you continually respawn until your will to keep going fizzles out and you turn into a soulless husk" thing that seems to have gotten really popular since the Souls games went mainstream. I feel like that particular thing would be fun to have in a TRPG.

Where is a good place to find some slightly exotic dice without the ridiculous markup
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>>70624563
Try Aliexpress. I hit them up a few years back looking for custom color D10's for VtM.

There's alot of color options and materials, but if be prepared to wait 2-4 weeks for shipping unless you want to spring for faster(but that would defeat the purpose of going cheap in the first place).
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>>70625500
Just went on Aliexpress and now I realize how much I've been cheated with my last dice purchase. Overpaid to an insane degree.

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I want to run a game where ancient and powerful beings live in a regressed civilization on the surface of an iron star at the far end of the universe's lifespan, but I need ideas for what sort of crazy technologies and alien biologies may remain. I'm also down for some more gonzo stuff. My current thoughts.

>Some descendant of humanity still exists because lets face it people are gonna want to play humans, they can just be like weird android things
>Knight-esque figures with railguns and lances in armor are the primary type of warrior in the world
>Hyper-lethal combat based around movement and speed, armor just gives you a bit of an edge but ultimately fights are over very quickly, you either shoot someone or move ridiculously fast and stab them but either way it could easily be over in one shot. Planning your fight is important
>Everything is very energy-efficient and many beings live relatively simple lives, almost feudal, but their equivalents to feudal life are things like shacks of carved metal or alien ferro-organisms which are the equivalent of plants, and slow-firing railguns instead of crossbows
>High technology and insane wonders from the Universal Golden Age exist but their power requirements exceed what can be produced in a reasonable time so they're either (hopefully) impossible to activate doomsday devices or the trump cards of the star's greatest empires
>Life-draining energy beings flit through the wildest areas and are terrifying remorseless predators
>Space travel exists and there are colonies on other iron stars but this one is the most populated because space travel is risky and difficult to do en-masse because of rogue von neumann constructs with nowhere to go that still hunger or even bigger terrifying energy predators
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>>70616663
Which episode? There's, like, a billion of them.
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>>70610415
>>70611668

I don't know, if I knew, I would be a sci-fi writer.

>molecular weavers
These are giant mono-molecular loops many parsecs long. They synthesize molecules of stuff ex nihilo by capturing quantum fluctuations in their loops and stabilizing.

>clickers
These function off of Planck time. Every Planck second it clicks. What turns out is that there is an "objective" time scale and this thing both measures it and draws power from it. Miniscule, but it's enough to power a flashlight.

>zemiters
They look like that pope hat. These are storage devices on a closed time loop. Perfect preservation and you're always able to access the item that you stored, and every time you consume it, the thing rewinds itself to its starter state. Problem is, the timeline of the actual object shrinks every time.

But overall, the problem with this kind of setting is that the act of knowing what these are and what they do takes the mystique and sense of wonder about it. A computer or a gun in a medieval setting is cool and interesting. A computer, even a powerful one, in a modern setting is mundane. These things I just described are wondrous in a modern setting, but are common in the Deep Time one. Also, they're kinda bad because I just thought up of them on the spot.
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>>70562648
Came here to post this.

Yes you can stop the end of the Universe. No, you cannot be arsed. Now get in the locomotive and fuck your mom.
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>>70619260
What are you talking about? Why would I want to do that?
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>>70618671
>parsecs
Those are entire light-years.

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while wizards of the coast is busy making books for critical roll and acquisitions incorporated they really should bring back dragonmech instead
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>>70622506
I'm up for having this decade be mecha but that means it will get fucked up by normies
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>>70622506
It was kind of a mess, but I did like the gadget system it had.
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>>70625018
It forsure is. Goodman is so fuckin' choice. Wish there was more DCCRPG and Goodman love on /tg/.
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>>70625050
2019 already kicked it off with NGE coming to Netflix. Not mad about it tho.
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>>70625602
I have a soft spot for the X-Crawl stuff. The idea of dungeoncrawling as a professional sport just makes me smile, and having the PCs deal with the perks and downsides of celebrity isn't done that often.

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>due to the regularity of the tides, the god of law and justice is also the god of the sea
>sailors are seen as the most honourable profession
>criminals are exiled onto a raft at sea, if they make it back to land they are often seen as redeemed
>that one city destroyed by a stormflood centuries ago is seen as the in-universe version of Gomorrha

What are some other interesting ways to splice up a standard pantheon? Like, having one god for two seemingly unrelated concepts. What effects do these pantheons have on their societies?
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>>70618154
You might be able to get an idea of how it was by looking at Japan, where polytheism is still more or less alive.
One example is the students taking admission exams for college visiting the temple and praying to Sugawara no Michizane, considered a god of learning.
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>>70618274
>>70619234

In general, you prayed to as many of the relevant Gods as you felt you had time/the proper means to do so.

A Norseman before he sailed for raiding would probably pray to Thor and Njord for safe seas and protection from the Storm, and just before battle he'd pray to Tyr and Odin.

If he felt his family had a particular connection to a god, he might invoke them if he thought it was relevant, but mostly as a "hey, please tell your husband/cousin/brother to look out for me."

I think you're making it harder than it needs to be. For a simple prayer, it's just like, tossing in a couple names, while for something more elaborate you might make one or two sacrifices, and hope those Gods intervened.
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>>70577606
>changed completely (Bacchus/Dionysis).
I miss when he was the old bearded Zagreus
Fucking reworks
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>>70577606
Assuming that the gods exist in a setting like IRL, how could this history be incorporated into such a setting?
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>>70612615
That's the story as I understand it as well. Pluton is just Pluto in French.

Why do urban fantasy characters still use wands and spells? Guns are way better
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>>70623266
>people here hate dresden.

For good reason.
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>>70623794
yeah, anything that needs to be hit with magic bullets is probably immune to bullets and you should have just thrown magic instead
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>>70603079
harry dresden uses both
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>>70603079
The best mundane offensive spells don't require strict line of sight, don't interact with physical obstacles, can be performed with minimal somatic and verbal components, and generally affect something normies can't connect, like replicating a genetic defect or creating a tiny tear somewhere important.

The best meta offensive spells have a lot of hoops to jump through, like needing to be ritual cast or to be cast during a full moon, but they break the best charms and blessings so you can follow up with a mundane offensive spell.
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>>70603732
Make this a book

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We're getting elfs fags!

>Elfless thread:
>>70616464

>Official AoS website
ageofteclis.com/

>Downloads; Rules Errata and FAQs:
https://www.warhammer-community.com/downloads/
https://www.warhammer-community.com/faqs/
>Resources
pastebin.com/UVKnsh7d
>AoS Novels, Battletome PDF and Audiobooks
mega.nz/#F!HNxyEQpQ!LJ_zYs69l-Z9FjJFRwkJIw

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I fucking love them.
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horses are now a thing again
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>>70627487
>a nice, perfectly ridable mount creature is right there
>NO FUCK THAT IMMA FLOAT OFF CENTER LUL
Teclis why
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>>70627578
thank god

though horses are like elves with hooves, can't trust them
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>>70627311
Do they have weapon options or a full command group?


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