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Old 10-27-2019, 05:19 PM
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EEP! I'm so sorry! I didn't know where else to roll them! Alphaeus, if you want me to reroll stuff elsewhere, or in secret, then I will. I am so sorry! I've never had to have a complete character sheet with rolls needed for an app before! Again, my sincerest apologies.

EDIT: Made my rolls secret for you, Alphaeus. I did it as quick as I could. Again, my sincerest apologies.
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Old 10-27-2019, 05:39 PM
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EEP! I'm so sorry! I didn't know where else to roll them! Alphaeus, if you want me to reroll stuff elsewhere, or in secret, then I will. I am so sorry! I've never had to have a complete character sheet with rolls needed for an app before! Again, my sincerest apologies.

EDIT: Made my rolls secret for you, Alphaeus. I did it as quick as I could. Again, my sincerest apologies.
I saw you rolling stats originally. As was mentioned, it's 25 point buy. Rolled HP.
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Old 10-27-2019, 05:43 PM
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Thank you, all. And again, so sorry for being stupid!
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Old 10-27-2019, 05:49 PM
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I hardly think anyone will look badly on you for that, I just thought I'd let you know now. I don't assume you'd actually cheat HP, and I don't think anyone really suspects anyone. I'm just letting you know why it's generally not done.
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Old 10-27-2019, 06:53 PM
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@Xen (and others)

I'll do another review once this next batch of apps is done, and older WIPs have been polished off.

@Sirvantis

The shield option is fine. As to the spellbook...I still need more background in Spheres to give a solid ruling. I've begun studying that ruleset during this thread.

@Battle

No worries, you're fine. We can wait until acceptance to roll HP. Or you could roll elsewhere (online roller or IRL dice) and I would trust you on it. Preferably wait, however.
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Old 10-27-2019, 07:09 PM
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On item buying, can we combine magic items and use the 1.5x multiplier to the lower cost item? I've slapped muleback cords on a cloak of resistance because carry weight sucks for low strength characters. Now that it mind I won't abuse the option.
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Old 10-27-2019, 07:47 PM
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Why not try this?

https://www.d20pfsrd.com/feats/gener...s/magic-trick/
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Old 10-27-2019, 09:42 PM
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Lennon Haring, the Baytown Bomber

Good, because I was really starting to like this character!
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Name: Lennon Haring
Class: Alchemist (Bombardier) 12
Race: Vanara
Alignment: Lawful Neutral

Description: Haring stands just over five feet tall and is covered head to toe in thick, mahogany colored fur. Most beings wouldn't consider his simian-like features conventionally attractive and his golden stare a tad too sharp for comfort. He possesses a long, narrow tail roughly three feet in length that displays a high degree of dexterity, covered in the same fine fur as the rest of his pelt. He wears a combination of light chain and leather padding for ease and silence of movement. He often speaks softly as years of inhaling caustic chemicals have done awful things to his voice.

Haring has worked on his own for many years but he's no stranger to teamwork. In his youth he deeply appreciated the trust and camaraderie of fellow soldiers. Haring's curiosity is innate but tempered with an aged wisdom. He enjoys being the first to discover things and dole out that knowledge selectively. In combat he is a soldier, trained to take down the most dangerous target as effectively as possible. In the company of others he practices a deceptively docile receptivity in the way he files away bits and pieces of knowledge for further use, rarely raising open conflict.

 


The sheet is mostly finished but there are some fine details I'm working on. I've gotta spend gold on equipment. Reading above it seems like I need to wait and hope for selection before doing any HP roles. I assumed two traits? I didn't pay much attention to sources I just kind of assumed whatever worked. I'll change whatever I need to if you happen to see something out of place. Anyway, thanks for the opportunity!
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Old 10-28-2019, 03:55 AM
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Honestly, I generally don't like magic trick, It's a feat that imo takes some functionality that I might get from a spell with out of the box thinking, and locks it behind a feat and random skill ranks.

Besides, I've never really read any magic tricks that I think I wouldn't come up with if I needed them

Furthermore, Father is a spherecaster, that means among other things that his spell list is limited, and floating disk isn't on it. All my spells fit my theme though, and that's amazing! I actually feel like father's a time machine.
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Old 10-28-2019, 07:22 PM
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Ah well, the lack of disc spell dooms that idea...

well, that and your dislike of it too!
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My app is complete. Sheet basically done. Have place holders for HP and Equipment.
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Does anyone else find backstories to be particularly difficult? Especially with higher levels and custom materials incorporated into the character.

On one end I'm like "What would be realistic?" for a fantasy character. On the other I'm like "But Dude, Prose n' ****!" And it's hard to remember to go with only one kind of narrative perspective when all the personalities in my head are screaming their own spin on things...

Or is it just me?
I do, because for me characters never fully 'come alive' until a few posts into the game, and they're rarely quite how I envisioned them. No plan survives contact with the enemy turns into no concept survives contact with other players for me.

Which is why I usually don't finish my apps until a couple of days before the deadline
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Old 10-29-2019, 06:21 PM
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I never quite thought about it like that. Though I must say I've recently been making a lot of more generic characters. Father is a step away from that safety railing (I mean, he's a time machine with a mold infection, pretty out there). As for backstory, nope, the backstory is allways the easiest for me. Especially with a high level character I get more and more free reign about what I want to do with my character, and more freedom to take it away from any safety railings and "sanity". I actually really like doing high level characters because there's soooo many things I can just get away with.

On the other hand, I usually struggle really bad with personality sections. I've usually got a few ideas about how I'd like to play them but I find it difficult to think up a way to word them. Currently I'm struggling to think of a way of saying Father's totally not sensitive about himself being dependant on Cordyceps, and completely cool with being mechanical allthough he'll insist on having a soul (despite that being a mishmash of imprints of souls).

As for character's panning out differently from the original intent. Tell me about it: My summoner turned into a succubus a couple of months into the game. But I recongised that I was being cringey like a pack of 13-year-olds at a nightclub and turned it down a lot. I also asked my DM to allow me to expand the personality section a bit more to have more of a solid lifeline, worked like a charm, she's much more dimensional now and I'm actually proud of the change and evolution. As for father, really I've been hyped on to make a character with that gnomish fascination for a couple of months now, but gnomes don't fit with the classes that I like to play. Same is true for really really smart wizardly guys who can technobabbly everything to death (kinda like I sometimes try to do), so I think I'd just default to Father's personality based purely on it being what I want to play. That and I pretty much programmed in mood-swings, so anything I really do is in character, kinda.
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Old 10-30-2019, 02:26 PM
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Yeah, I feel yuz. Sometimes you put so much care into detailing a profile, and then suddenly you let them loose on the world and you're like "Dear God. What have I done?" when they start acting like a sociopath or something. The reverse is true with evil characters. You wanted Hannibal Lecter but you end up with Dr. Doom or something. Even a serial killer character I created ended up having to steer the group in a more moral direction.

I've yet to get what is written on the tin.

But again, backgrounds and justifying all of those niche feats and features takes the most time for me. Personality is organic based in this foundation, and dynamic based on the story as it plays out. It's fun to evolve.
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I tend to have the loose background and idea of my PC, but like many, it's the events in the presence of others that really shape them...often in a different direction than intended.

I thought it would be fun to have a young witch, kind of cocky and bold, fearless the way young ones are before the world grinds them down. After the first encounter, things began to move, and she became a bit younger, and less fearless because she knew everything, and more fearless because she was naive, and still thought of the world as good and wholesome. Eventually, she wasn't a cocky and bold young adult witch, she became the fearless via naivety young sister of the party, the kind of kid sibling you find on the edge of the barn roof, with a blanket and pile of hay below, knowing that if she tried hard enough, she could fly. Or, land softly.

Built a grizzled woodsman that I thought would be a wise scout and leader, and he became a cynical, grumpy grandfather to everyone. More of a shepherd, less of a scout. Like thinking you were building a Liam Neisen, and ending up with a Walter Mathau. And a young quiet sorcerer, who I thought was going to be a wild experimenter and bold explorer of magic and the realms, who was greatly scarred by his first real encounter with terror, and is now a shy, reclusive coward.

The best PC's never end up like you intended.
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