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by miller6
Sun Sep 18, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Steve "bloodymage" Willet
Replies: 6
Views: 6353

Re: R.I.P. Steve "bloodymage" Willet

He's gaming on a higher plane now. A good gamer gone too soon.
Heavy sigh.

Brian Miller
by miller6
Sun Sep 18, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: Gary Con IX March 2017
Replies: 72
Views: 61367

Re: Gary Con IX March 2017

As per the request of forum members, I've waited until we're closer to GaryCon to call for GMs. Now it's time for me to register the tournaments and my GMs. I need to submit a list of GMs to get them in free. I put out the call and have got a couple willing to run a few rounds. Putting the call out ...
by miller6
Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:05 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Society News
Topic: Knights of the Crusade
Replies: 52
Views: 43899

Re: Knights of the Crusade

It's time for a return to the Golden Era of Gaming. Take action and help make it happen.

Brian Miller
by miller6
Tue Sep 06, 2016 6:57 am
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: Gary Con IX March 2017
Replies: 72
Views: 61367

Re: Gary Con IX March 2017

Event registration for GaryCon 9 begins September 10th, 2016. This is a call to action for C&C or 1st Edition AD&D GMs. I'm tournament coordinator for GaryCon 9. Run 3 tables for me and I'll get you in the convention for free. Run 5 tables and you'll get a GaryCon GM shirt and cup with drink discoun...
by miller6
Fri Jul 08, 2016 10:11 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Would You Consider This CK Cheating?
Replies: 28
Views: 7472

Re: Would You Consider This CK Cheating?

Adventures should contain a variety of different encounters of different difficulties be they creatures, traps, puzzles, riddles, role playing situations like negotiations, unusual terrains, weather conditions, etc. Changing things up keeps players guessing which maintains interest and rekindles tha...
by miller6
Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Society News
Topic: Original C&C members database and Excel Spreadsheet
Replies: 6
Views: 8985

Re: Original C&C members database and Excel Spreadsheet

Upon reflecting on the many people who have been involved in the history of C&C and how that should be reflected in KOTC standings, I feel it's important to emphasize that for KOTC what people can and are willing to do to make it better is the deciding factor in how successful it will or won't becom...
by miller6
Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Society News
Topic: Original C&C members database and Excel Spreadsheet
Replies: 6
Views: 8985

Re: Original C&C members database and Excel Spreadsheet

Hey, Brian - Very slow to respond but I finally got around to going to the webpage and entering my data. Sorry to hear that my Marshall title has been taken away in the great title revamp. My Earldom was my C&CS title but the Marshall was based on being an original playtest group, if that matters. ...
by miller6
Thu Jun 23, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Power Gamers & Rules Lawyers
Replies: 19
Views: 8305

Re: Power Gamers & Rules Lawyers

Discussing power gamers and rules lawyers is a touchy subject so I'll avoid it for now except to say the following... There are many power gamers out there. In fact they're the majority with a significant percentage of the overall gaming society. As an advocate of balance between role playing and st...
by miller6
Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Society News
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 2
Views: 7127

Re: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

Hey, Grimm. Great to see you back. :)

Brian
by miller6
Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:58 pm
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: Gary Con IX March 2017
Replies: 72
Views: 61367

Re: Gary Con IX March 2017

Yes, the C&C room would be more appropriately called the TLG room. The intent is to fill it with any/all TLG games we can, not just C&C! Sorry if I didn't clarify that, thought I had mentioned it earlier...

But good point! Definitely want everyone to know that.

Brian
by miller6
Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Are you running a regular face to face C&C game
Replies: 14
Views: 7223

Re: Are you running a regular face to face C&C game

Been running multiple C&C face to face games per week for the past 10 years. No such thing as too much gaming time. :)
by miller6
Mon Apr 25, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 37
Views: 14374

Re: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

Seconding what Rigon and Googleplex just wrote... C&CS and KOTC also provide a way to find gamers in your area or for online gaming, a resource for new or upcoming gaming materials such as new adventures, classes, monsters, magic items, spells, etc. as well as a place to submit your own materials, e...
by miller6
Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 37
Views: 14374

Re: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

We're dealing with a rules light old school gaming product and becoming involved with C&C means you're taking a different road. It's a tough gritty system. Clerics aren't Pathfinder healing batteries, you're not going to be having great cleave by 5th level, etc. It's what I like. The gamers I've me...
by miller6
Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 37
Views: 14374

Re: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

RPGA supported D&D which was huge at the time. Pathfinder Society supports Pathfinder which is huge now. DMs Guild supports D&D in any edition while promoting 5th edition (wonder if they got that idea from Gary Con since it was all about D&D but people ran whatever edition they wanted for the events...
by miller6
Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 37
Views: 14374

Re: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

The C&CS has tried a few things before -- it had its own forums, its own chat area, its own "everything." It flopped, and [highly likely] that was my fault. There have always been passionate people to get involved and it is their backs that bear the Atlas. If following the footsteps of a giant lead...
by miller6
Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:55 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 37
Views: 14374

Re: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

Keep this discussion going. Naysayers speak up. Supporters speak up. I'm open to all comments even if they involve grammar. Traveller, you joined the TLG Forum 8 days after I did. What's your gripe? You know me and should know I've been organizing C&C events ever since. This is nothing new except th...
by miller6
Tue Apr 19, 2016 12:15 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 37
Views: 14374

Re: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

Haven't seen any new C&C games on warhorn.net yet, and nobody has signed up to GM or play in the ones I've posted for GaryCon 9. I'm curious why nobody else is posting their convention or FLGS games or contacting me about C&C events you plan to run or play in at GaryCon 9 or another convention or FL...
by miller6
Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 37
Views: 14374

Re: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

I can't make it to GenCon this year, but suggest that C&CS/KOTC members who plan to attend leave a message about what games they plan to run and when. If anyone who is going wishes to coordinate a special event such as a tournament please let me or another KOTC officer or marshall know and we'll do ...
by miller6
Sun Apr 10, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 37
Views: 14374

Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

As a long time C&CS and TLG Forum member, we've all seen the attempts to build this organization and I think I speak for everyone when I say, we're all tired of seeing nothing come from our efforts and have a hard time believing anything ever will. Our members have made valiant individual efforts on...
by miller6
Sun Apr 10, 2016 12:53 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Society News
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 2
Views: 7127

Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

As a long time C&CS and TLG Forum member, we've all seen the attempts to build this organization and I think I speak for everyone when I say, we're all tired of seeing nothing come from our efforts and have a hard time believing anything ever will. Our members have made valiant individual efforts on...
by miller6
Sun Apr 10, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: Message for all C&CS and KOTC members
Replies: 0
Views: 5199

Message for all C&CS and KOTC members

As a long time C&CS and TLG Forum member, we've all seen the attempts to build this organization and I think I speak for everyone when I say, we're all tired of seeing nothing come from our efforts and have a hard time believing anything ever will. Our members have made valiant individual efforts on...
by miller6
Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I'm really proud of my wife today...
Replies: 15
Views: 5917

Re: I'm really proud of my wife today...

I disagree with Rhuv. You are both equally blessed in creative abilities. One as a GM. One as a writer. Both seek to entertain the audience and both have succeeded! Congrats to you both as a team. I hope to see Alicia's work in print and your work in running my tournament games! :D

Brian Miller
by miller6
Sat Apr 09, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Invisible Illusion
Replies: 3
Views: 1273

Re: Invisible Illusion

You do bring up an interesting point, which I think, is the strength of illusionists and makes them both fun to play and competitive with other classes - layering illusions. When I run or GM illusionists, I layer illusions so if one is seen through, another is seen, etc. before determining the reali...
by miller6
Sun Apr 03, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: Sample Scoring system for C&CS/KOTC Convention Games
Replies: 4
Views: 5815

Re: Sample Scoring system for C&CS/KOTC Convention Games

That actually doesn't sound like a bad idea at all, and I really do like the idea of awarding good role play and teamwork as well as simple strategy. There's a part of me me that almost thinks we should offer the players a chance to rate the CK so that he or she might realize areas for improvement,...
by miller6
Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: Sample Scoring system for C&CS/KOTC Convention Games
Replies: 4
Views: 5815

Re: Sample Scoring system for C&CS/KOTC Convention Games

I'd hate to go to an event, and have someone at the table say I was the worst at something, even if I was. It sort of reminds me of those "360" reviews they do at some companies, which usually end up with a lot of hurt feelings. My suggestion would be to call out the outstanding things, plus points...
by miller6
Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:22 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: Poll: Why you aren't interested in a Saturday morning game
Replies: 10
Views: 7123

Re: Poll: Why you aren't interested in a Saturday morning ga

Busy working on numerous start up KOTC projects otherwise I'd love to sit in on a game you CK. Hope to see you running a table or three at Gary Con next year. I know you had some time off, but I've read your post-game journals and am confident you'd show players a good time. And, hey, after a long d...
by miller6
Sat Apr 02, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: Sample Scoring system for C&CS/KOTC Convention Games
Replies: 4
Views: 5815

Sample Scoring system for C&CS/KOTC Convention Games

Glad to hear you're running C&C games at a convention! :) We need more people doing that. Thanks for telling me since I'm compiling a list of conventions C&CS/KOTC members attend to create a national database of C&C events at hobby shops and conventions (in the works). How are you scoring/determinin...
by miller6
Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: Who's Yer Con 2016, Indianapolis IN
Replies: 8
Views: 8902

Re: Who's Yer Con 2016, Indianapolis IN

Day one was an astounding success! I ran the Missing Ring short I prepared for Domesday to a group that was mostly new to the game, and they all really enjoyed it! Some of them may be back tomorrow at my next session, if I have open seats! BTW, Treebore, I totally noticed a immense foul up on my pa...
by miller6
Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Society News
Topic: Original C&C members database and Excel Spreadsheet
Replies: 6
Views: 8985

Re: Original C&C members database and Excel Spreadsheet

Cool. Does it have me (Finarvyn) as Lord Marshall and Earl of Stone Creek? Seems like every time there is a data loss I get wiped from the rolls, and I'll only throw my support behind a list that has me on it. :D Totally understand how you feel as I was an early member of RPGA and was disappointed ...
by miller6
Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Troll Con, Gen Con, Convention News
Topic: Gary Con IX March 2017
Replies: 72
Views: 61367

Re: Gary Con IX March 2017

The call for Gary Con 9 GMs is still open! I've received zero PMs from C&C GMs about events for Gary Con 9 though I know from past years that at least a dozen TLG board member GMs attend Gary Con annuallly and run an average of 3 events each. John Wright, speak up. I'm calling on your group to step ...