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>>72873209
He looks like he's just pranked someone
>Haha sike bitch, its us actually lmao
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I require memes of a /tg/ nature. Dump your mutations of popular meme templates with a /tg/ twist. I shall dump my own supply.
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>>72849429
This is a real world meme.
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>>72850300
If there were no Chaos gods then how would the downfall of the eldar have happened then?

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how were things in the middle ages?
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>>72869651
>how were things in the middle ages?

I am from the middle ages.

There was a lot of shit on the roads from all the horses.

Life was much harder than now, but in many ways more free.

We didn't think of ourselves as being in "the middle ages". To us, this was the height of modernity.
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>>72871433
Also watch:
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>>72869651

Imagine a world where you don't have washing machines, electricity, TV, or computers for starters. Then imagine one where 80% of the world's population are engaged in farming to keep itself and the rest of the 20% from starving. Then imagine one where there were fuckton of archaic laws and local customs, but very few and backwards ways to enforce them. Imagine that people only learn to write from the church for battling legal disputes. Imagine if prisons (privately-run and paid by the prisoners) were meant to keep people from running away from standing up to trial rather than as a form of punishment. Imagine one where the government is weak and fragmented and has difficulty to even tax people efficiently, let alone to enforce his will on the local lord. Imagine the church as one of the most powerful, influential and richest institution around, patron of science, and of the arts because nobles pay entire monasteries to collectively pray in their name to save their souls from damnation because otherwise they would have to pray themselves for thousands of years for forgiveness.
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>>72871691
>prisons were just to await trial and punishment
they should bring this back desu, prison as a punishment is one of the most horrendously fucking stupid ideas ever.

it only makes sense if you've got like a political dissenter and they'd be martyred if you killed them and they'd raise an army if you exiled them: so yeah in that case it make sense to lock them up forever.

but just massively incarcerating petty criminals instead of just punishing them somehow and being done with it... its kind of mind boggling how we got to this point.

like take some middle of the road crime. Would you rather spend a few months in prison or just get whipped X number of times or put in the stocks for a day.
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Hustle and Bustle Edition

>What is Genesys?
Released in November 2017, Genesys is a pen-and-paper generic RPG system and toolkit by Fantasy Flight Games, using a refined version of the system presented by their Star Wars RPGs (Edge of the Empire, Age of Rebellion, Force and Destiny). Its central mechanic is the Narrative Dice System, using pools made of specialized dice to create narrative results. The intention is for the system to be a highly flexible narrative system, adaptable to most any conceivable setting and premise.
https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/genesys/

((LATEST NEWS))
>Asmodee (FFG's parent company) has folded all future RPG development - including Genesys - into a company called Edge Entertainment, now known as EDGE Studio
https://edge-studio.net/
>The next source book - Keyforge: Secrets of the Crucible - is revealed and will launch in Q2 2020
https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2020/1/6/secrets-of-the-crucible/
>Mutant Invasion!, an additional card pack tantamount to a splatbook for the upcoming Keyforge release, will also be available soon
https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2020/3/5/mutant-invasion/

>Where can I find the books?

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>>72872495
I guess so. It's more that even if Schultz has a good Cool score the wrist gun still gives him a considerable advantage besides staying calm and getting ready to shoot. I'm not sure if any other weapon mods in any rulebooks just straight up give you a talent when you attach the mod which is stopping me from just slapping Quick Draw onto it.
Also that RAW quick draw is just swapping weapons as an incidental which I'm not sure is appropriate thematically for how the weapon functions which is catching people by surprise.
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>>72872554
Catching people by surprise is entirely the point of the Quick Strike talent though. It may not be what you're after, but DHAnon has a weapon attachment called Shortened Barrel.
>Use with: Any Ranged (Light) weapon
>Modifiers: Your character may draw this weapon as an incidental rather than as a maneuver, the range of the weapon changes to short.
So the weapon gains one benefit of the Quick Draw talent, but not the Prepare reduction. If a character has quick strike ontop of that I'd say they're all kitted out to start surprise combats by shooting people in the gut.
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Whoops I completely missed the part where you mentioned quick strike somehow. I think I'll go with the incidental draw as a benefit then.
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>>72872685
Sounds good my man. Pistols can still be used in melee and they'll likely do more damage than someone who isn't built for melee, so there's still that "aha, now I have a gun!" moment that you'd get a derringer for.
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Bushiroad Cardgames General #154

ECKUSPURODE TOMATOE edition

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

Vanguard ZERO Important Links and Info:
https://pastebin.com/3nvDD2Wc

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

Cardfight and Buddyfight matchmaking server:
https://discord.gg/6xVFD4r

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>>72867504
What's the FTK combo?
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>>72863408
You're not really meant to survive post using the the full 3 attacks anyway. I mean look how hard the legion carries thanks to letting you end with 6+ cards and g-guards letting you survive sometimes
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>>72871190
I know I wont have a chance to watch it straight away, so I'm torn whether to avoid here and see it fresh myself or watch the memes unfold as they happen
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>>72870158
When is it?
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Did you get everything you wanted from the Valentines event?
I got one of everything (2 for some of the My Room stuff) except the sleeves, which I wasn't concerned about anyway. Anything after the Home Screen girls was a bonus for me really

someone tell me, what was it REALLY like in medieval time?
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>>72870966
It did, however, have people who believed themselves to be witches.
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>>72873628
stem courses are full of easily taught lies as well anon, I hate to tell you this.
education you get from others is literally memes from people who aren't very gud
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>>72873418
I've had a stratigraphy professor who opens every semester with "The previous semester was a lie."
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>>72873508
Except that witch-trails were exceedingly rare, and the vast majority of the time they would be either ignored or have lighter punishment
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>>72873749
Remember we are talking about 1000 years, the very few witch trails in 100 years are nothing

What's your experience been with Fallout Tabletop games? What do you think are some interesting areas left to explore? What are the best weapons and armor?

Discuss Fallout.
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>>72869565
If you mean without pellets hitting the blade, then most probably, yes. There's about 8 or 9 inches of blade after the barrels, that's not a lot of time for the shot to break up. Look at the slow motion shot at 3:10
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What could be some good ideas for Vaults? Also were there actually any that weren't experiments?
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>>72872572
Some where control and some where experiments. In the recent fallout game, the vault dweller came out of a control group that had the brightest nerds that were sent off to rebuild civilisation 25 years after the bomb fell.
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>>72872698
Would it be possible to have a Vault on the moon?

It's Da PDF Share Thread!
Get ready to stuff your hard drive like a cosplay hooker at a con!

STEP 0:
<----- That image is not an image, it's a PDF. READ IT. READ IT NOW! It will answer 99% of your questions about this thread. If you haven't read it, we will know.

STEP 1:
Please exhibit good manners. Threads start sliding off the board after a certain number of posts. More posts wasted on being rude means fewer posts available for sharing.

STEP 2:
Request, share, stay awesome!

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Requesting The GM's Real-World Reference
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/109124/The-GMs-RealWorld-Reference

and Archive: Historical People, Places, and Events for RPGs
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/214950/Archive-Historical-People-Places-and-Events-for-RPGs

I think I saw The GM's Real-World Reference in a vola, I just forgot to download it.
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>>72873314
>The GM's Real-World Reference
r/theinnertemple
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>>72873419
Thanks!
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Requesting latest Dungeondraft
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>>72873603
The Dusty Shelf

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Why not give Arakkis to a lesser noble house, thereby avoiding the problem of a powerful house having enough power to overthrow him?
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>>72872646

For an example of how high stakes 4 can get -

Both the Catholic Church and Orthodox Church worked together for a very long time to destroy all serious promotion of a very popular alternative interpretation of the story of Jesus Washing the Feet.

Due to a misunderstanding involving Roman euphemisms, principally that the Roman's often referred to the Dick as the Foot in polite conversation, there existed a very credible and very thorough alternative understanding that the story was actual erotic nature - that Jesus out of the kindness of his heart sucked dick so good that he converted people. This was used for the basis of several prominent and problematic sexual cults over the course of history.

Obviously the sex negative Catholics and Orthodox believers saw that as somewhat troubling and put a lot of joint effort in to correcting the understanding of that passage. Most historical sources say the Romans had the wrong of it entirely - but those sources were mostly preserved by Christian scholars. Funny isn't it?
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>>72872688
>preserved by christian scholars

Were not the Romans Christian, near the end?
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>>72870604
>>>/lit/
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>>72872756

Not Holy.
Not Roman.
Not an Empire.
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>>72873766
So instead of any grasp of history you have this pathological need to vomit forth memes in a desperate attempt to feel a sense of fitting in and belonging. Don't worry, most afflicted simply grow out of it in their twenties.

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GURPS is a universal system with a wide arrange of options and excellent modularity. Capable of recreating any setting, idea, or strange rule set you have in mind.

All the answers you seek (GURPS Books) are in the Image/PDF.

Thread Question: What is your favorite combination of GURPS rule sets. Lite by itself. Basic straight. Cocktail of Basic with various technical expansions. Cinematic Rule Set combined with basic? Basic/Lite expanded into your home brew?

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How do you guys like to handle social situations? Do you bother rolling social skills, reaction, or is it all about the roleplay?
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>>72871745
only if he posts it in the thread
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>>72872683
All of these, because we're playing GURPS and all of these are parts of handling it.
tl;dr
>PCs meet NPC
>Reaction Roll
>roleplaying
>NPC is maybe not quite enough in love with PCs to go along with their idea
>PCs try using social skills to swing the NPC more to their side, or cow them, or fast-talk them... or completely obfuscate the actual goal and intended consequence of their actions, tricking the NPC into thinking they stand to gain from this;
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>>72872683
>How do you guys like to handle social situations?
Just be yourself dude.
>Do you bother rolling social skills, reaction, or is it all about the roleplay?
Roleplay but instant fail if it isn't convincing in the slightest, instant success if it's pretty convincing and social skill vs reaction if it's so-so.
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Nets are good.
https://enragedeggplant.blogspot.com/2020/05/arena-troll-hunter-vs-gnoll-band.html

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In the interest of hosting quick-paced, single-session games in the 4chan boards without dice, has /tg/ made any systems over the years that use post numbers to determine rolls? Something that takes the last, maybe second to last numbers, dubs, with skill modifiers adding or subtracting to the result?
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>>72872885
There was this one guy who made a quick and dirty skeleton for a system involving tanks in deserts a few days ago. Maybe he can think of something?
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You'll get shut down for running a quest, because the mods consider actually playing tabletop games to be against the rules.
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>>72873695
Why? That's fucking gay.
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>>72873695
It depends on the board. Aside from /qst/ itself, /bant/ once had a healthy pesudo-traditional games community that played stuff like RISK and a simple RPG that used a script to convert posts into stats.
>>72873724
Whiny faggots gonna whine at them until they do something. It's just /tg/ that gets hit with this, even though /tg/ is one of the few boards with actual dice abilities.

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Playing RPGs is nice and all but let's be real- maybe like 10% of this board actually plays. With that in mind, let's talk about some games that are fun to read more than they are to play. Maybe there's some shitty mechanics, maybe the setting doesn't lend itself well to gameplay, but either way it's fun to actually just read the book.

Probably my favorite RPG to read instead of play is Wraith the Oblivion. Besides roping people into OWoD being hard, the shadow mechanic and harrowings means that running a game is just going to be hell for players. But at the same time it probably has my favorite WoD setting, and some super edgy lore.
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>>72869226
Definitely Rifts. A janky, ludicrous "system" that holds down one of the most exciting and interesting settings in all of TTRPGs.
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>>72869407
more like poomenon
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good choice of image, anon

> the shadow mechanic and harrowings means that running a game is just going to be hell for players
I played Wraith once as ST, and the players were so into being each other's shadow that I could leave them to themselves and go grab a drink on the fridge without they even noticing my absense.
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>>72869226
Warhammer Fantasy. Cyberpunk 2020. Earth Dawn.
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>>72871538
warham fantasy is fun to play though. never ran cyberpunk 2020 myself, but it seems like it was about as good as any other system from the era

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Does xenomorph species xx121 stand a chance in the 40k universe?
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> All these retards arguing whether it's male or female.
> It has features of both.
> It's not from earth, it has an alien method of reproduction.
> If anything it's asexual (using the biological definition, not the Tumblr definition).
> People are the hosts, not the mates.
> It doesn't fuck people, it doesn't interact with their sperm or ovaries
> It simply gives birth to young inside them so that the host can be both food and shelter for the alien
> Even spider wasps, which may their eggs in spiders, require a male to mate and produce offspring. The aliens do not. Because they are asexual
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How do Genestealers get ahead off the Hive fleet if their method of space travel is so slow?
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>>72872882
Are you actually retarded?
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>>72873684
Giant penises.
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>>72873684
earlier hive fleets.

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/acg/ - #12!
One dozen! My wife edition!

Here is a thread to discuss trading card games other than the big three.
>Force of Will
>Final Fantasy TCG
>DBZ
>Wixoss
>Keyforge
>Gundam
>Netrunner TCG
>Legend of the 5 Rings (L5R)
>The other DBZ game
>Flesh and Blood
etc.

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this is random as fuck but, for the one and a half anons that politely responded to my Ashes shilling in the last thread, miniature market just put a bunch of that stuff up on clearance if you're interested. And they've still got the core box for $25.

A number of the ones on sale are the more complicated later sets and/or require the extra dice types from the big box expansions, but the Jericho path of assassins deck is an excellent first buy after the starter. That's the colorless / artifact commander, so her pre-con deck has a lot of useful stuff that can be used by decks in any color combo.
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>>72869282
>other than the big three
I'm only knowledgeable about magic and yugioh, is there something wrong with pokemon? I'm not in love with the aesthetics of pokemon but is there anything wrong with the actual game?
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>>72872514
Pokemon has weird powercreep. Inflated HP. Old cards are really weak.
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>>72872066
Two years ago power was trending upwards, but more in “We figured out a better way to utilize cards,” and “this card has more options,” ways. And mostly with LRIG and Arts. Looking over recent cards, it looks similar to cards from then.
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>>72870578
Sets 1 through 4 were too focused on stasis and temp decks. Aggro was absolute shit. Set 4 is notoriously shit.

Set 5 and 6 were the game at it's absolute best. Broly and Yamcha were the saviors the game needed.

Set 7, the final Panini set, is hard to judge. It's not terrible, but clearly made with gouging the consumer and banning the Set 1 Masteries in mind.

Fan Z has been a mixed bag. Sets shrunk to just give out good cards, MPs and in every third set Masteries, but has had it's far share of really broken cards. More than a few have been altered after the community did better playtesting than the devs.

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The /btg/ is dead - long live the /btg/!

The BattleMaster's canopy shattered as an SRM burst against it. Hanse felt the stinging fire of shrapnel as pieces of the polarized glass sliced into his left arm. A trickle of blood slicked the command couch's left arm. Hanse narrowed his eyes and tightened his grip on the left joystick control. There it is, Mr. Green. I bleed for the Federated Suns. Is it not my right to demand the same from my people? edition

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>BattleTech Introductory Info and PDFs
http://bg.battletech.com/?page_id=400

>BattleTech Wiki
http://www.sarna.net/wiki/Main_Page

>How do I find out which BattleMechs a faction has?
http://masterunitlist.info/
>Xotl's latest Random Access Tables

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Hello people, been a while since I lurked this general but it's always a pleasure to reach it back.

Is there an in-game rule specifying how much time it takes to resupply a mech weapons ammo?
I mean if I say a scenario has some kind of small factory or hangar, and defending forces rotate so they can spam AC20 and LRM20 shots more, how many turns would it take?
Lastly I fell in love with Inferno SRMs (and I'm kind of disappointed how they work in the recent BT videogame which I love), in fact I think it's kind of weird there's no Dragon variant with Inferno SRMs instead of the LRM
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>>72873347
Page 186 of strategic operations pdf. This book also includes rules for hot loading LRMs to remove the minimum range but at some disadvantages like high chance of explosion.
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>>72872953
>People suck Vic Milan's dick all day long in here
>Except when he writes DA novels they've never read like Rending of Falcons
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>>72873347
>in fact I think it's kind of weird there's no Dragon variant with Inferno SRMs instead of the LRM
The Grand Dragon 9KC mounts an MML-5 allowing for happy fun inferno time. But in introtech when you want a Dragon but close range the Wolverine 6K is the answer. 6K even carries two tons of SRM 6 ammo so you can bring both inferno and standard ammo.

>>72873393
>This book also includes rules for hot loading LRMs
That's TacOps.
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>>72873699
>the Wolverine 6K is the answer
Yes, but you know
dragon "breathing" fire is kind of nicer


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