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Old Apr 11th, 2019, 12:33 PM
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Old Apr 14th, 2019, 09:13 PM
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Hi

Thank you for your earlier answers concerning the Revised Ranger.

After looking at your character creation rules, I assume that players have to pick a background as a package from an official WotS source. So no fully custum tailored backgrounds.

I wonder if all these backgrounds listed here are allowed: click here

(Btw, This website offers a nice backgound overview, provided that they are all playable).

Personally I would be interested in the Hillsfar Smuggler background. While rather dropping the Hillsfar and just let it be a smuggler.

The Hillsfar smuggler is from the book Rage of Demons (WotS) and the website above links to this PDF here.

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Old Apr 14th, 2019, 09:57 PM
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Goblin Man,

Custom Backgrounds are allowed. A smuggler is perfectly acceptable background.
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Old Apr 17th, 2019, 11:47 AM
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My apologies if I just haven't read the game threads thoroughly but I couldn't find answers concerning the following fluff questions/topics:

 


All just to make it a tad more plausible that the people of Westhaven are so cool with their racial archfiends at the bar next to them, eating from the same plate of peanuts.

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They are an uncommon occurrence, but they aren't going to run in fear. Assuming they follow all the laws, yes they would be served in the tavern and accommodated. Because all settlers/adventurers come from the old world where the "Savage" races are more established into kingdoms.

In a way. The gates pretty much only open to known adventurers and the handful of workers for supplies that can't be found inside the walls. Everyone else comes from the Old World via ship. But they don't screen anyone at the port.

There is no register of adventurers. You simply show up crazy enough to travel into hostile wilderness.

No. There are no external non-hostile communities at the moment. West Haven has no formal alliance or peace with anything that lives outside the walls. The city is almost entirely self contained and the few things that can't be created or found are either shipped out or scavenged for in heavily armed parties that spend a minimal of time outside the walls. All other formal settlements have been wiped out.
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Old Apr 28th, 2019, 05:43 AM
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Will characters be able to start the game-wide event late? I’m between games at the moment and considering having my character spendan additional sixty days doing something constructive (haven’t decided quite what yet), but obviously sixty real-time days will take us past June 10th.
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No. If they are out they are out. I will be doing some in town events for May to keep players occupied while we approach the start date.
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This game looks wonderful. Been mulling a character and reading through game threads. I have a few questions.

How much background of the old world are we allowed to invent? Is there anything of importance preestablished? And will the politics of the old world have much say in games here, I assume little if any?

What deities are we using? Are players allowed to invent their own?
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This game looks wonderful. Been mulling a character and reading through game threads. I have a few questions.

How much background of the old world are we allowed to invent? Is there anything of importance preestablished? And will the politics of the old world have much say in games here, I assume little if any?

What deities are we using? Are players allowed to invent their own?
Background. Assuming you are talking about Character Background, Custom Backgrounds are allowed.
Importance. There are a few hard a fast rules (e.g., Westhaven safe and boring, Wilderness dangerous). The DMs share some threats and characters, but it is pretty open.
Faerun Politics and Factions. Only what individual GMs may want to bring to West Marches.
Deities. You can use any, and or event your own.
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How has downtime tasks changed since the switch over to milestone leveling? It would seem like a number of those downtime activities are now for flavor/fluff purposes only unless you are spending time crafting something or learning a skill?
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Has that switch happened yet?
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We just finished up "To Amon Ainu" and Smokefire12 awarded us 1 "tick" taking our 1st level adventurers to level 2 in lieu of experience.
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Since a world wide event is starting soon I would assume that no new adventures will start before then. Is that a safe assumption? If so will take my time on my sheet and post a bit in the ooc. I am in no rush, this whole system seems really well thought out.
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I just saw a reference to a change in buying/selling magic items? What is the change?
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Since a world wide event is starting soon I would assume that no new adventures will start before then. Is that a safe assumption?
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I just saw a reference to a change in buying/selling magic items? What is the change?
It hasn't been implemented yet, AFAIK.

Edit: The short story is that it won't be happening anymore.

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