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by Akrasia
Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: What happened to the C&C quickstart?
Replies: 11
Views: 1653

<r>I think it would be a very good idea to make the 'quick start' rules available as a free download in the future.<br/> _________________<br/> While it is unlikely to interest most of you, here is my 'cunning' blog: <URL url="http://dailyakrasia.blogspot.com/">http://dailyakrasia.blogspot.com/</URL...
by Akrasia
Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:41 pm
Forum: Haunted Highlands Campaign Setting
Topic: Haunted Highlands: Dro Mandras
Replies: 14
Views: 7142

serleran wrote: Not until Steve's plate gets a little less full. He's currently extremely busy with some products, and has to focus on getting them out ... I haven't been paying attention lately. What products might these be? Not the mythical CKG, by chance? _________________ While it is unlikely t...
by Akrasia
Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:36 pm
Forum: Haunted Highlands Campaign Setting
Topic: Haunted Highlands: Dro Mandras
Replies: 14
Views: 7142

Omote wrote: ... x2 Mods on Dro Mandras x1 Mod detailing villages and the surrounding HH wilderness x1 Mod of eeeeeviiiilllleee spells and various stuff x1 Mod that would include mass-combat rules. ... Can anyone 'in the know' give an indication of when these might be published? Thanks! ___________...
by Akrasia
Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Drunk People Suck
Replies: 21
Views: 1268

It's a good thing you don't live in Dublin ...
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by Akrasia
Fri Mar 16, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: Haunted Highlands Campaign Setting
Topic: DB2 The Crater of Umeshti
Replies: 35
Views: 16163

The DB series is proving to be my favourite C&C module series. Nice work, Casey/Bowbe. 8) Omote wrote: ... but characters going into the Crater of Umeshti directly from the DB1 module will need a few extra levels of experience. The Crater would be very difficult for 1-3rd level adventurers. .... I'm...
by Akrasia
Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:46 am
Forum: Haunted Highlands Campaign Setting
Topic: Dro Mandras?
Replies: 27
Views: 10183

Maliki wrote: The mass combat rules sound great, and really adds to the HH and C&C in general. Looking forward to them. Agreed, although I'm personally more interested in getting some information on the city of Dro Mandras. It's a pity if the 'mass combat' rules are holding the city modules up. ___...
by Akrasia
Tue Feb 06, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Haunted Highlands Campaign Setting
Topic: Dro Mandras?
Replies: 27
Views: 10183

<r>Well 12 modules seems like overkill IMO.<br/> <br/> I'd be happy if it was just a 3 module run, although I certainly wouldn't object if Dro Mandras and one or two additional places were fleshed out. <br/> <br/> I'm curious because I'd likely do it myself if the 3 modules were the complete series....
by Akrasia
Tue Feb 06, 2007 5:01 am
Forum: Haunted Highlands Campaign Setting
Topic: Dro Mandras?
Replies: 27
Views: 10183

Dro Mandras?

<r>I vaguely recall reading about plans to describe the city of 'Dro Mandras' (first mentioned in DB1) in some future module or modules.<br/> <br/> Is this likely to happen? Or will DB3 be the final instalment in the Karboskian series?<br/> _________________<br/> While it is unlikely to interest mos...
by Akrasia
Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:51 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Adventure Modules
Topic: Create a campaign around these old XD&D modules...
Replies: 22
Views: 4867

Re: Create a campaign around these old XD&D modules...

Dristram wrote: ... Wow! And that is one of the old TSR modules I am most fond of. Granted, it's been since the '80's since I ran it, but my feelings are of fond memories when i look at it. i'll have to retake a look at it with my current eyes. N2 is a complete railroad and many of the encounters m...
by Akrasia
Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Way to go Troll Lords! Welcome to the top 5!
Replies: 30
Views: 3498

Thanks for the link, Treebore.
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by Akrasia
Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:55 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Adventure Modules
Topic: Create a campaign around these old XD&D modules...
Replies: 22
Views: 4867

<r>A great, succinct overview of B10 can be found here:<br/> <URL url="http://www.mbertenshaw.plus.com/Mark/RPG/basic.html#9149"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.mbertenshaw.plus.com/Mark/RP ... .html#9149">http://www.mbertenshaw.plus.com/Mark/RPG/basic.html#9149</LINK_TEXT></URL><br/> _________________<...
by Akrasia
Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:31 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Your favorite module of all time?
Replies: 32
Views: 4838

Maliki wrote: My all time favorite module woud be Nights Dark Terror (B10), from TSR.... Yes. (I actually feel sorry for people who have not read this module.) 8) UK4 ('When A Star Falls') would be the second best. _________________ While it is unlikely to interest most of you, here is my 'cunning'...
by Akrasia
Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:27 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Way to go Troll Lords! Welcome to the top 5!
Replies: 30
Views: 3498

Nice work, Trolls!
Treebore, could you provide the link to the original post? Thanks.
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While it is unlikely to interest most of you, here is my 'cunning' blog: http://dailyakrasia.blogspot.com/
by Akrasia
Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:18 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Adventure Modules
Topic: Create a campaign around these old XD&D modules...
Replies: 22
Views: 4867

Re: Create a campaign around these old XD&D modules...

zomben wrote: N-2: The Forest Oracle I own this, and think that it is one of the weakest modules ever published by TSR. I'd advise against purchasing it. I don't know anything about C4, so I can't comment on it. B2 is of course a classic (you identify it as B1, but that's 'In Search of the Unknown'...
by Akrasia
Sun Jan 21, 2007 4:26 pm
Forum: Haunted Highlands Campaign Setting
Topic: DB2 The Crater of Umeshti
Replies: 35
Views: 16163

<r>I noticed that this module isn't available in pdf yet (at least not at DrivethruRPG or RPGnow).<br/> <br/> Will it be released in pdf? If so, when?<br/> <br/> Thanks. <br/> _________________<br/> While it is unlikely to interest most of you, here is my 'cunning' blog: <URL url="http://dailyakrasi...
by Akrasia
Tue Oct 10, 2006 7:05 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: In the service of the sorcerer-pbp-OOC thread
Replies: 94
Views: 33021

This game appears to be quite ... dead.

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While it is unlikely to interest most of you, here is my 'cunning' blog: http://dailyakrasia.blogspot.com/
by Akrasia
Mon Sep 25, 2006 9:10 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New C&C review at RPG.net
Replies: 0
Views: 1006

New C&C review at RPG.net

<r>There'a a new review of the PHB at RPG.net. It is pretty positive (4/4).<br/> <br/> Go here for more:<br/> <URL url="http://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/12/12486.phtml">http://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/12/12486.phtml</URL><br/> <br/> 8)<br/> _________________<br/> While it is unlikely to interes...
by Akrasia
Tue Sep 19, 2006 5:07 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ptolus
Replies: 17
Views: 3760

<r>I can't imagine using something as huge and dense as this.<br/> <br/> For me, 'less is more' in terms of fantasy settings. And with respect to cities, anything more dense than the City State of the Invincible Overlord is outright unmanageable.<br/> <br/> Also, I've never been a fan of Monte Cook'...
by Akrasia
Tue Sep 19, 2006 5:03 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New Tolkien story to be published!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 3660

<r>I'll be getting it.<br/> <br/> I love the Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales.<br/> <br/> Definitely excited at the prospect of getting a good First Age tale!<br/> _________________<br/> While it is unlikely to interest most of you, here is my 'cunning' blog: <URL url="http://dailyakrasia.blogspot....
by Akrasia
Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:29 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I miss old school art.
Replies: 30
Views: 7217

Re: Art===

Bowbe wrote:
... Fantasy art for me is Frazetta. End of story...

Total agreement. I'm a huge fan of Frazetta's stuff. 8)
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While it is unlikely to interest most of you, here is my 'cunning' blog: http://dailyakrasia.blogspot.com/
by Akrasia
Fri Sep 15, 2006 4:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Hobbit ~ coming to a theater near you... maybe.
Replies: 261
Views: 8418

dcs wrote: No one thinks that the films had to be a 'perfect' adaptation. That's a straw man. The problem isn't necessarily what Jackson deleted, it's what he added that was never there in the first place: the character assassinations of Theoden and Faramir, for example. Well, to clarify, I agree t...
by Akrasia
Fri Sep 15, 2006 12:24 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I miss old school art.
Replies: 30
Views: 7217

naturaltwenty wrote: Clyde Caldwell lives (or lived it's been a few years) near my neck of the woods. His art and Jim Holloway define what D&D meant (and C&C means to me). Later I really liked Caldwell's covers for the D&D Gazetteer series. _________________ While it is unlikely to interest most of...
by Akrasia
Fri Sep 15, 2006 12:21 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I miss old school art.
Replies: 30
Views: 7217

Re: I miss old school art.

Dragonhelm wrote: ... I love the styles of people like Elmore, Easley, Caldwell, and Parkinson.... Wow. To me these artists are not 'old school'. For me, 'old school' is best represented by Trampier (his classic cover of the 1e AD&D PHB; his illustration 'Emrikol the Chaotic' in the DMG; his many i...
by Akrasia
Fri Sep 15, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Hobbit ~ coming to a theater near you... maybe.
Replies: 261
Views: 8418

Metathiax wrote: ... it is strictly impossible to perfectly translate such rich books into films. I can't think of any way they could've made them any better (except for a couple of goofy special effects) under realistic circumstances. Who did a better job at adapting a novel than PJ? Especially of...
by Akrasia
Wed Sep 13, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Updated CNCplayer.net
Replies: 22
Views: 4827

Re: Updated CNCplayer.net

PeelSeel2 wrote: I have made update's to CNCplayer for every link that I know of for C&C. If anyone knows of anymore, let me know!! http://www.cncplayer.net Thanks for doing this, PeelSeel2. It is a great service to the community! _________________ While it is unlikely to interest most of you, here...
by Akrasia
Tue Sep 12, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Hobbit ~ coming to a theater near you... maybe.
Replies: 261
Views: 8418

serleran wrote: ... and, I got about 50 pages in, put it down, and said "f this!" Boring. Trivial... Well, the first part of the Fellowship is probably the 'slowest' of the trilogy. Many people report that after they get through the first half of that book things really take off. Myself, I love Tol...
by Akrasia
Tue Sep 12, 2006 11:33 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: [IC] In the service of the sorcerer
Replies: 90
Views: 38552

<r>Having expended magical energies already, Thrasymachus is wary of casting another spell. Instead he backs up slighty, draws a dart from his belt, and hurls it at one of the flying beasts. <br/> <br/> (If the stirges are already within melee range, he will use his staff instead.)<br/> (Roll 6 for ...
by Akrasia
Tue Sep 12, 2006 11:17 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Online
Topic: In the service of the sorcerer-pbp-OOC thread
Replies: 94
Views: 33021

eibon wrote: ... And your spells, Akrasia, you can slip in 2 more and the class ability (Alchemy) Herbal-Lore and Remedies. This reflects the higher magic of the world. I forgot to add the spells. I will prepare Comprehend Languages and Read Magic as well. The revised list of prepared spells: 0-Lev...
by Akrasia
Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:46 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Adventure Modules
Topic: Voices Of The Three
Replies: 27
Views: 5964

<r>I will add my voice to the chorus of praise here for this module. If I get a chance to run a C&C campaign again in the near future, I plan to use this module (most likely as the second or third adventure).<br/> <br/> Well done Nym! And I like the art very much as well (by 'D' from dragonsfoot...
by Akrasia
Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:26 am
Forum: The Crusades
Topic: C&C is now a success in my group
Replies: 13
Views: 4474

Re: C&C is now a success in my group

naturaltwenty wrote: ... So far we've got a suggest society name of No Torches Required... LOL EDIT: Although, at the risk of coming across as overly picky, halfings only have 'dusk vision' and elves have 'twilight visions'. So torches may be required if they're going down into any dungeons. ______...