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by neuronphaser
Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Do you run C&C with the flavor of a certain D&D edition?
Replies: 20
Views: 2268

Re: Do you run C&C with the flavor of a certain D&D edition?

I think we all agree 3, 3.5, 4.0, 4.PI, etc it ain't.... But, it can be, if one chooses to go that route. That, to me, is the beauty of C&C. It can be as "Basic" or as "Advanced" as you want it to be. You could use a rules lite approach (four core classes, race as class, etc.), or you can add in a ...
by neuronphaser
Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: New PHB6 (it's on the way)
Replies: 197
Views: 10004

Re: New PHB6 (it's on the way)

Got say, really enjoying the new printing of the PHB. Though one thing that jumped out at me that I think was missed. I saw that the classes are now in Alphabetical Order...but...the tables and lists are not. See class lists on page 14; 17; CLASS REFERENCE TABLE 1: ARMOR, SHIELDS, HELMS on page 18;...
by neuronphaser
Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Ultimate Campaign for Castle & Crusades
Replies: 6
Views: 1748

Re: Ultimate Campaign for Castle & Crusades

All of the rules for the Downtime system seem to be in the d20PFSRD here:

http://www.d20pfsrd.com/gamemastering/o ... s/downtime

Not sure if the economics line up with C&C going from Pathfinder, but I haven't taken a deep look.
by neuronphaser
Sun Sep 12, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Ritual Casting in C&C
Replies: 10
Views: 641

Ogre wrote: How would that be different or more beneficial to the character than just memorizing Wish a bunch of times? Because wish can't fix every situation, and there may be other 9th level spells worth memorizing or, using this system, aren't worth memorizing but are worth casting. It's impossi...
by neuronphaser
Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Show me your methods of determining challenge class
Replies: 11
Views: 934

Pdiddy wrote: #4 - I would allow a seige check for the intimidator. But I use some 3E NPC classes such as Noble but just for adding levels to related checks. These NPC classes don't impact hit points, BtH, etc. i would use the Noble's level as the CL That's pretty interesting. Having some NPCs/name...
by neuronphaser
Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:54 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Ritual Casting in C&C
Replies: 10
Views: 641

Ogre wrote: Ok. Let's say you are a third level wizard, you have one prepared second level spell and you prepare Acid Arrow, now you come to a door that is magically shut, and you have Knock in your spell book, so you have the rest of the party stand guard while you chant over your spell book for t...
by neuronphaser
Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:48 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Hirelings, Henchmen, Retainers, NPCs
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Re: Hirelings, Henchmen, Retainers, NPCs

Aergraith wrote: As I often do I've looked to the AD&D DMG for guidance but I don't find I've ever really played the way they describe. The Umbrage Saga modules seem to suggest an approach of having the characters sweet talk people into coming along but offers no guidance. I don't think there is a ...
by neuronphaser
Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Starting almost immediately: MOSPEADA (using Palladium)
Replies: 6
Views: 3136

slimykuotoan wrote: This'd be the one. It's a pocket book that runs for around 14 bucks I believe. Holy crap, I just picked up the new Robotech books. I'd love to do this, though my schedule's wacky. I guess let me know if others join in and what you settle on, and if I can make it, I will do so in...
by neuronphaser
Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:13 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Where to start?? editions..///
Replies: 10
Views: 560

Re: Where to start?? editions..///

sirraleigh wrote: Hi I am relatively new to C&C but not to gaming in general. At any rate my main question revolves around what sourcebooks, modules, etc belong to which edition..I picked up a copy of C&C players guide and monsters and treasure secondhand...(both are hard cover and cream colored......
by neuronphaser
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: New game in October, for C&C newbies only....
Replies: 14
Views: 3887

<t>I'm fairly certain I could do Wed 6-9pm as well. I wouldn't be able to do any earlier than 6, and I might be 1-2 minutes late (seriously, none of that 1-2 min my time equals 30 min everyone else's time).<br/> <br/> It's only because I have to take the dog out after I get home <br/> Anyway, I've n...
by neuronphaser
Mon May 03, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Old Gamers and Open Minds???
Replies: 23
Views: 1173

Re: Old Gamers and Open Minds???

Joe wrote: Has this been your experience? Who provides you with more constructive feedback. New gamers, or old gamers? For me, I know part of why I'm entrenched in my beliefs is because I tried damn near everything, and found what I like. I've been gaming since the mid 80s and while I was growing u...
by neuronphaser
Mon May 03, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: useless weapon
Replies: 69
Views: 1850

<t>Along a similar vein, how far off is the 2nd ed Arms & Equipment guide from the C&C / Castellans Guide damages and stats?<br/> <br/> I'm considering picking it up used if I can find it and it's vaguely close, but if not, I'll just stick with the Castellan's Guide.<br/> <br/> Which I just ...
by neuronphaser
Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: One last issue with change from 4E to C&C
Replies: 22
Views: 956

concobar wrote: Knight with a healing shout. Maybe a blend of Knight and Paladin, to a degree. Lay on hands would be the basis for the healing, but Knight for the leadership. The best option, I think, would be to use those two classes as a guide, but take what you (or the player) feel are the most ...
by neuronphaser
Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 4th Crusade Boxed Set?
Replies: 15
Views: 1311

I wouldn't buy it for myself (as I'd have already received the individual books), but you can probably guess what my friends would be receiving for Christmas so I can drum up a game...
by neuronphaser
Thu Jun 07, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Advanded d20 Magic & Psionics
Replies: 7
Views: 1307

Advanded d20 Magic & Psionics

<t>Using a heavily house-ruled version of C&C (who isn't, it seems like?), and I'm replacing the magic with Advanced d20 Magic (RIP GoO).<br/> <br/> Just curious if anyone else has used/is using this and what you've done with the spell casting DCs?<br/> <br/> For those looking into this, here's ...