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by Grey
Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Treasure as XP
Replies: 11
Views: 657

OK, I never had any old D&D books, but in Castles & Crusades it does state that Quote: Although not all Castle Keepers do so, some award xp for non magical treasure and then goes on to suggest the 1xp for 1gp. (I only have the first printing of the player's book, but I assume this hasn't changed) In...
by Grey
Tue Mar 31, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: TLG Going Green (MT news and look)
Replies: 57
Views: 7470

I like it
Must agree with the comments that the new look is more impactive - just looking forward to see it 'in the flesh' so to speak!

D.
by Grey
Sun Mar 22, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: C&C pocket-sized edition
Replies: 39
Views: 1321

Quote: Here is what is on the docket for the moment. Small, pocket size character books. There will be one for either each class or each attribute. Each book will contain everything relevant for that class, including abilities, level exp, equipment etc As well as a multiple character sheets and pag...
by Grey
Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:52 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: Available Now {08-20-09} TLG 7651 Tainted Lands
Replies: 140
Views: 59381

Quote:
the various games can be pretty easily cross converted

This makes me very happy! I was hoping that this would be the case from what I've been reading, and looks like this will be a good year for Trolls!

D.
by Grey
Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: Available Now {08-20-09} TLG 7651 Tainted Lands
Replies: 140
Views: 59381

<t>OK, how did I miss all this! <br/> Tainted Lands sounds fantastic! Just the sort of 'Ravenloft' type vibe (but different) I've been trying to build myself!!!!!! <br/> <br/> But, this does make me wonder:<br/> <br/> With the CKG (with all the little exciting 'extra' bits for C&C), Pulp Siege, ...
by Grey
Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I'm so tired...
Replies: 63
Views: 3919

Just realised that I did this myself! Quote: I've bought some old ravenloft stuff C&C is one kick*ss game, and ready conversion of a huge back-catalogue of modules and resources for a different game is an advantage, but really should not be seen as the main selling point; more icing on a very tasty ...
by Grey
Thu Mar 12, 2009 12:04 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I'm so tired...
Replies: 63
Views: 3919

Quote: Playing C&C with no CKG is great for older players who have the proper books from previous editions of the D&D game, but for the ones with NO books are going to be lacking quite a bit. OK, I may not be a newbie to rpg's, but I HAVE NEVER OWNED D&D! However, I love C&C (having bought 1st ed b...
by Grey
Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:34 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Mourning the passing of my cat Puss Puss this morning...
Replies: 20
Views: 4071

All I can say is remember the fun you had in the past - losing a beloved pet is always hard, but remember you made each other's life better!

Condolences

D
by Grey
Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: SIEGE Engine & Other TLG Games
Topic: Victorious.....
Replies: 19
Views: 5448

Sounds pretty good to me
And I personally like the sound of the 'compatability' with C&C, so another game to look forward too!

Cheers

D
by Grey
Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: SIEGE Engine & Other TLG Games
Topic: Victorious.....
Replies: 19
Views: 5448

Victorious.....

<t>Is there any info about this game? (apart from it being victorian superheroes)<br/> <br/> Is it close to C&C (such as PulpSiege appears to be), or a different take on the Seige engine (more like StarSiege)?<br/> <br/> Any hints as to the sources/ ideas behind it?<br/> <br/> Just wondering <br...
by Grey
Sun Feb 22, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: Shipping This Week {01-12-09} TLG 8502 Arms & Armor
Replies: 68
Views: 31470

<t>CKDad,<br/> <br/> Thanks for the clarification - I only have 1st printing of the Players Handbook which (as far as I can tell) doesn't give specifics for helms - makes sense though! (As an aside, this is makking me wonder what other clarifications are in later editions of the books.......)<br/> <...
by Grey
Thu Feb 19, 2009 5:41 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: Shipping This Week {01-12-09} TLG 8502 Arms & Armor
Replies: 68
Views: 31470

<t>I may be missing it, but there is no guidance concerning helms and total AC (although a couple of entries do specifically mention 'head hits' so it's not difficult to extrapolate). <br/> <br/> The 'missing' bit is definitely in plate mail - may be another errata <br/> D.<br/> <br/> P.S. must poin...
by Grey
Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: Shipping This Week {01-12-09} TLG 8502 Arms & Armor
Replies: 68
Views: 31470

<t>Just had to let you know that my copy turned up yesterday, and after an initial scan read I must say that I like it a lot (thanks Dynel!), but I do have a couple of questions:<br/> <br/> Helms - are the AC bonuses intended to be used only for attacks to the head (otherwise characters would get im...
by Grey
Wed Feb 11, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: SIEGE Engine & Other TLG Games
Topic: StarSiege Introductory Manual - FREE!
Replies: 0
Views: 1400

StarSiege Introductory Manual - FREE!

I don't know if anybody else has found this, but Drive Thru RPG has the introductory manual (I think this is the one from the Free RPG Day last year) for free download, so you can check it out for free if (like me) you missed the printed freebie
D.
by Grey
Tue Feb 10, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: Shipping This Week {01-12-09} TLG 8502 Arms & Armor
Replies: 68
Views: 31470

<t>Thanks to everyone for there responses - I think this looks like a 'getter' <br/> Wulfgarn, I think I can see your issues, but I feel that my expectations may be a bit different, and Steve MANY thanks for letting me know there are only 2 small missing 'bits' (I wasn't sure from other posts if the...
by Grey
Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:01 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: Shipping This Week {01-12-09} TLG 8502 Arms & Armor
Replies: 68
Views: 31470

<t>I must admit that the small/large damage difference isn't a deal breaker for me (nice idea, but something I could take or leave). Also the fact that it doesn;t cover all the Players Book weapons/ armour doesn;t bother me - the dark ages/ early medieval period is a favourite of mine and I'm hoping...
by Grey
Mon Feb 09, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: Shipping This Week {01-12-09} TLG 8502 Arms & Armor
Replies: 68
Views: 31470

<t>Hmm, sort of one for, one against - Thanks for the replies guys, guess I'll have to ponder this one a bit deeper...... <br/> What I was looking for was a simple guide/ system that allowed some variety between weapons and armour (other than simple damage die and AC) to give a bit more 'grit' to th...
by Grey
Sun Feb 08, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: Upon the Forge's Anvil!
Topic: Shipping This Week {01-12-09} TLG 8502 Arms & Armor
Replies: 68
Views: 31470

<t>Steve, thanks for clarifying the page count and damage/size issues raised here - seems to make sense!<br/> <br/> As I am in the UK and have to wait for the chance to get my hands on this, can I just ask anyone with a copy how much of the 'intent' has been removed/lost? <br/> <br/> This is one of ...
by Grey
Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:39 pm
Forum: Amazing Adventures
Topic: Pulp SIEGE info?
Replies: 142
Views: 69699

Boo, no jumping up and down and waving trying to get into the playtest
YIPPEE, Pulp game is getting closer

Glad to hear that things are moving forwards! Cheers for letting us know where things are

D.
by Grey
Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:13 pm
Forum: SIEGE Engine & Other TLG Games
Topic: Pulp, Harvester, Victorious & SS
Replies: 5
Views: 2134

Quote:
I'm now looking at where to put the Siege Engine games and which one is to be first
Pulp! Pulp! Pulp!
Sorry, but really excited about the prospect of the Pulp game, I'll go back into my little dark alley again now...............

D.
by Grey
Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: Amazing Adventures
Topic: Pulp SIEGE info?
Replies: 142
Views: 69699

Ooooo, suplements! sounds good to me!

Any news on playtesting etc?

D.
by Grey
Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: TLG is NOW!!!
Replies: 82
Views: 7124

<t>OK, some good news, some bad. But I'm with other's on this forum, C&C is the reason I'm here, and glad to hear what's on the horizon.<br/> <br/> Also, I know it's a way off yet, but is the intention that the potential RPG from the new 'Sword & Sorcery' line will be some form of SIEGE engi...
by Grey
Fri Oct 17, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: Amazing Adventures
Topic: Pulp SIEGE info?
Replies: 142
Views: 69699

Quote: But for now the game's still well and truly "on the anvil." I know - sooooooo frustrating, but patience is supposed to be a virtue Quote: as for the vampire detective character...that'd be tough with the rules as written. The only supernatural options are psychics and arcanists (spell caster...
by Grey
Fri Oct 17, 2008 3:31 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Player's Handbook: What you'd like to see...
Replies: 50
Views: 2272

Quote: Grey wrote: 1) (a) Table of class abilities by level (either in class section or seperate table) You can get that table on the Castle Keeper's Screen. Granted, that's not the PHB, but what you want is out there in another publication. I realise that this table is available, but (like wanting...
by Grey
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: Amazing Adventures
Topic: Pulp SIEGE info?
Replies: 142
Views: 69699

<t>Just wondering, having come across P N Elrod's 'Vampire Files' (and thinking of the number of 'Vampire Detective' and similar books around) - is there any chance that there are rules for playing this sort of character?<br/> <br/> Also, any news on where testing etc is at the moment? Just so looki...
by Grey
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What's The one movie that gets you ready for Halloween?
Replies: 34
Views: 1853

<t>Some good old 'Universal' or 'Hammer Horror' gothic films (Dracula, Frankenstien, Wolfman, Mummy etc.), Sleepy Hollow, Nightmare Beforce Christmas, Corpse Bride (realising there's a bit of a Tim Burton vibe here), a number of pulpy Vampire films (and I have WAY to many of these!)<br/> <br/> D.<br...
by Grey
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Player's Handbook: What you'd like to see...
Replies: 50
Views: 2272

<t>In reverse order (just because....)<br/> <br/> 3) I've only ever seen 1st edition PHB, so I can't really rate the latest<br/> <br/> 2) Errata - I know that this isn;t 'take something away' but I would like some of the bits and pieces fixed (such as missing levels in exp tables and typos - I know ...
by Grey
Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:22 pm
Forum: The Crusader
Topic: CKG info in latest Crusader
Replies: 4
Views: 2375

For those of us in the UK finding it REALLY difficult to get hold of Crusader - what are the 'three angles' (if you can let us know)?

Cheers

D.
by Grey
Fri Oct 03, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: New to C&C .. seems built for house-rules
Replies: 14
Views: 530

Quote: Ultimately, though, it's what you want to add; what you will have fun playing. ....and there you have the reason I've really got into C&C! It's the only game I've come across recently that has a simple, coherent rule syste, but that allows the personal 'tweaks' to the rules I used to always ...
by Grey
Fri Oct 03, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: Amazing Adventures
Topic: Pulp SIEGE info?
Replies: 142
Views: 69699

Quote: Quote: Many pulp stories had mad scinetist type characters, and many pulp games allow strange tech stuff (such as 'iron mole' type machines to get to underground lands and civilisations such as Pellucidar) and I was wondering if there are rules to create such things, or whether the CK (or wh...