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if dragons are supposed to be monstrous antagonists to mankind, then why are they so hecking cute and befriendable?
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>>80466734
Forgot to mention that she polishes the hell out of her scales (well, had her kobolds polish them) to be all shiny so the city knows she's a good dragon.
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Having tea and cloudwatching with a dragon sounds wonderful
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>>80466734
I'm hooked, what happened next?
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>>80464467
wtf? tg smart?

I'm desperate to play a good Bionicle game. Have any of you experimented with this? Are there any good systems for it?
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bump
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>>80463274
Because they were a pain in the ass to pose. They don't stay the fuck still, and exist literally as a gimmick.
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>>80399652
Which Toa Metru is your favorite and why?
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>>80471617
Matau and Nuju
and also Lhikan
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>>80471617
I really appreciated Vakama having a rookie red ranger arc- even though all of them are in essence rookies.

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here is your animal companion
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meow meow meow
translation: kick the bard out of the party for being black.

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Let's have a thread where we help each other finding names for characters, creatures, places, etc. we thought up.
So describe the thing you need a name for, and help out other Anons by suggesting names.

Let's talk about castles and forts, what are some good things to remember when choosing a good name for them? What logic did you use when naming your own fortresses and why?
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>>80455195
>Erthaer
Where’d you pull that from? Or the others, for that matter?
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>>80302037
What logic would you use for naming creatures you get from theoretically evolving existing life?
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In case somebody needs Skyrim-esque settlement names, have pic related.
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>>80355707
>Use Latin and describe what the demon would be notorious for
>Use the names of angels, fallen or otherwise
>Rip straight from the Ars Goetia
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>>80302037
What are some good alternative terms for ghosts besides the obvious?

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your party visits the local witches' abode after a worryingly large plume of smoke was seen from the village. this is what they find
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>>80471331
Out of subject but who is the artist ? I reallu like the artstyle
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>>80471411
"adam" i believe from the signature
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>>80471304
i really really don't like the look this animal is giving me.
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>>80471422
Just found it thanks to your clue
the names is Adam G
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>>80471304
I say neigh to what you obviously have in mind, and hoof it out of there.

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From hallowed ages past the tradition has come down to us that on every other Friday a new thread shall be started, and it shall be named: 'Storythread'. And it shall be filled with many pictures, and sometimes also writing. So spake the ancients, so shall it be.

This is a thread for creative writing of /tg/-related fiction (so epic campaign greentexts and other non-fiction go elsewhere). If you have /tg/ related stories to post, post them here, and hopefully some kind anon will give you feedback. Or at least acknowledge that someone did actually read it, which let's face it is what writefags really want.

What counts as /tg/-related? Anything someone could plausibly use in a campaign (which means basically anything if you have enough imagination).

If you don't have a story ready then I and other anons will be posting pictures throughout the thread for you to test your writing skills on. This is, more or less, a world-building and character-building exercise: two vital skills for playing roleplaying games. If you don't have any pics to post, you could try posting an idea for a setting or a character, and maybe someone will be willing to write a story using it.

Remember that writefags love to have feedback on their work. Writing takes a long time, especially stories that go over several posts, and it can be really depressing when no one even seems to read it (and the writer won't know you read it unless you leave a comment).

And since writing takes a long time remember to keep the thread bumped. Pics are good, feedback is better.

There is a discord for writers:
https://discord.gg/6AwKHGF


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>>80464362
I personally find the best way to take in sentence rewriting is to look at it structurally and how you can apply it to the rest of your writing.

The big problem I identify is that it's a bit of a flow break, going from the description of the protagonist checking his bayonet with men crying out to exposition. I see it a bit in the rest of your writing, too, like here:
>Just like that, Makhno was the unwilling traitor he had been back at the Eagles Nest. Back when it had all begun, and every member of the crew of the King of England had had to make that choice: rebel or die.
You kind of flip into a very reflective tone, which doesn't have to be bad by any stretch. People reflecting on what led them to this point is normal, I think you just need to tweak the wording a bit.

Consider it like this:
>Men were crying, “Turnwright! Turnwright!”, their fallen leader's name lifted up into the sky, the meek clerk elevated into a god by the voice of thousands; Makhno joined them, screaming “Turnwright!” as if it were a shield against the incoming hail of musket fire.
Obviously, you would phrase this a little differently, but by tweaking the way it flows a bit, you make it PART of the action, which helps it kind of stand out, see?
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>>80350012
nighty night
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>>80461329
Nobody helped me in anything here and I could as well not even write this down at this point, because as always nobody is interested in what I'm writing about, but about how. Really, like some bunch of teachers or something.
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>>80460667
I always assumed that it would be defeated by captcha, but if you think you can it might be worth a shot.

Speaking of bumps, I'm going to be out of range of internet for most of the next two days, so it'd be good if people could keep an extra close eye on the thread.

Hopefully after I get back I might actually have some time to read the stories that have been posted.

>>80467815
Sleep tight, anon.

Has anyone played a githyanki or used them in a campaign? It feels like they arent utilized very much and kind of forgotten about.
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because they're boring and made to be NPCs
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>>80470570
forgot to say that they're actually pretty cool in Spelljammer
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>>80470380
Most monsterous races aren't supported, there are hundreds of them, and few GMs allow them, fewer players play them correctly outside of munchkins min-maxing.
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>>80470380

Their theme is a little too "alien" for most settings.
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>>80470380
I'm planning on using the Gith (Both sides) if/when I ever run a 3.5 Game where illithids are the main antagonists.

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Why does magic always come from the hands?
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>>80466463
>magic was just superpowers from the beginning retard
Nah, it was the 'superpower' of the god/spirit/demon/angel/alien/etc that does magic on your behalf after you summoned it. Is turning on a flashlight a superpower?
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>>80470389
Yes if you're Tony Stark and it's a magic chest flashlight.
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>>80461014
That anime girl from that certain scientific anime about the railgun she shoots uses her elctro powers from the static from her hair, so it comes from her forehead a lot.8DX8
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>>80461091
What ruleset could one homebrew into a Dorohedoro game?
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>>80460516
A wizard's staff has a knob on the end...

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>we live in an era where people can design and 3D print their own miniatures
>there are entire libraries of thousands of free models to use
>there are even companies that will do it for you

What other mind-blowing ideas do you want to bring back with you as you time travel back to the early days of RPGs on the express mission of making all the early nerds mad jelly?
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>>80470764
These are less ideas that you can transplant into the past and more like consequences of the expansion of information exchange and the ability to autonomously produce a product due to the advancement of technology.

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Mushroom Edition

>New Thousand Sons
https://www.warhammer-community.com/2021/07/19/introducing-the-thousand-sons-infernal-masters-who-forge-unholy-pacts-with-daemonkind/

>Downloads; Rules Errata and FAQs:
https://www.warhammer-community.com/downloads/
https://www.warhammer-community.com/faqs
https://m.imgur.com/gallery/B01GG

>Tools to Improve Battlescribe Readability
https://buttscri.be/
https://rweyrauch.github.io/PrettyScribe/

>3rd Party Model Pastebin:

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>>80472471
>>80472492
>>80472429
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>>80472404
Cool, was there ever a sequel?
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>>80471881
Think of it this way anon anyone who bought Indomitus has a primaris and necron army. If they bought in last edition primaris and dg and then Indomitus plus whatever faction they may actually want to play as is the case with myself and >>80471847 I also picked up Blackstone Fortress for some CSM and chaos renegades and my actual faction focus of Tau.

Throw in a themed set or combat patrol with models you like and it's easily justifiable.
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>>80472504
They still are, while often unsuccessful: on occasion there are cases of ork planets falling due to gsc strains being left alone (either due to infected orks living on as outsiders, or not being found). Hell there is one ork planet that fell even AFTER all the GSC orks got krumped because everything was infected and nids came snack shortly after.
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>>80473001
>just smack ‘im in da gob if he keeps talkin’ about “Gork and Mork but wiv four arms for hittin’ people” and “the patriork” and uvver rubbish.

Youze shud listen to em. Deyz got gud ideas.

Not the updated picture but I did add a dry brush for the flesh to make it pop as a helpful anon suggested.

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Arquebus Edition

>UA: Mages of Strixhaven
https://media.wizards.com/2021/dnd/downloads/UA2021_06_08_MagesStrixhaven.pdf

>5etools
https://5e.tools/

>Stable releases
https://get.5e.tools/

>Resources:
http://pastebin.com/X1TFNxck

>Previous thread: >>80459430

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>>80473170
animal handling
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>>80473170
Stealth, athletics and perception are the ones you can expect to regularly come up and be actually useful in the moment. This applies to all characters though you can replace athletics with acrobatics for dex builds, it's just about escaping grapples really.
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>>80473170
Perception you want high for passive perception checks.

Stealth if you want to be super sneaky. But I find there are better uses. Acrobatics of DEX based, Athletics of STR based.
Nature has uses, as does survival, but entirely DM and campaign specific.
I would consider something you will want to specialize in that complements your attributes.
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>>80473251
>>80473251
>>80473251
next bread
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>>80455600
>I only play human male fighters. combat is boring and I'm here to RP, so I end combat as quickly as possible by dealing 90 damage in one turn

fucking BASED. dangerously based, woke, and bespoke.

Alright ladies, gimme your most out there ideas.
ITT:
>Things that might not fit into your setting
>Stuff you haven't heard or seen outside of your brain
>shit you think is cool but haven't had the time or balls to use in a game
I'll start.
Axe-surgeons.
>Strong men wandering a diseased wasteland. Their main tool is the axe, meant to separate the victims of the dread melting-fever, but could just as well be used to split heads.
Hyphae-singers.
>People who's bodies have been enveloped by giant fungal growths. They posess the power to transmit and recieve messages through a mycelium web that covers most of the world at the cost of becoming completely bound by the hyphae.
The drowned mans totem.
>A giant disembodied hand that reaches 20 meters out of the oceans surface. It can only be spotted during great storms and has a rotting and severely wounded visage. Black birds circle its wrist, and out of the gaping hole on its palm flows green/yellow bile.
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>>80470563
hmm...

i do have a weird setting. inspired by the dreams i had.

>A T-rex chases you, but turns into a man with a t rex head offering you beer while you are down.
>The moon is bright but it flies down back to earth to fight the sun as the form of a bicycle wheel.
>little pink hats chase you while dancing to a tune while on the sidewalk.
>and youre flying around in an island map that seems to be made in a source engine.

thats the shit i thought of

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Historically, a typical medieval barony was about 100 to 200 miles in diameter, assuming a roughly circular shape.

You ARE taking into account the sheer distances involved in travel from barony to barony, right?
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I kind of like the idea of a setting that just forcibly uses every retarded historical misconception peddled on /tg/.
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>>80467887
So Game of Thrones?
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>>80462322
Did you write the Bretonnia lore by any chance?
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>>80468334
no
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>>80462322
you forgot the very important fact that the only colors available in the world are brown and gray

Who would win in a fight?

Four peasant vagabonds who, just a fortnight ago, were killing mice in a tavern's basement?
Or a dozen richly equipped, professional soldiers who have fought on the front lines of bloody wars for over a decade?
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>>80461782
oh are we doing this again?
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>>80465041
>implying they literally couldn't just blow up the castle
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>>80461782
That peasant's name? Jackie Chan
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>>80461782
Considering the rule of conservation of ninjutsu, my thalers are on the peasant vagabonds. Especially if they've got a mage.

Also get the hell outta here, local lord.
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>>80462260
>i am angry at people mocking a retarded excerpt from an edition that is the nadir of D&D and several imaginary scenarios
Must suck to be a faggot

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guys? is 40k fan films kill?
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>>80450809
>The whole point is to hurt the uppity bitch and put her back in her proper place as nothing more than a used breeding hole

based.
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>>80458364
taken down is because the law is fucked basically the one with its ass on the line is the website hosting the content eg youtube so it just kneejerk removes anything that can be remotely considered to be copyrighted to keep its ass safe
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>>80465288
I think the vocal in that one were butthurt that his entire channel's worth of content that they loved so much was unceremoniously deleted and they had taken it out on him specifically because GW had essentially ghosted him so he was left to explain himself to angry spergs. They wanted his channel taken down whether or not he decided to join them but they didn't bother following up with him and the stress made him have a meltdown.
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>>80465288
>>80470776
Oh it was Sodaz btw. I don't watch 40k fan stuff so I don't know what he made.
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>>80449208
FINALLY TTS FAGGOTS WILL FUCK OFF
Thank you based GW!




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