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by Mat Mobile
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:48 am
Forum: DCC RPG General
Topic: Zero-level Character Concepts ?.
Replies: 2
Views: 289

Re: Zero-level Character Concepts ?.

I'm always judging so I don't often create characters. But when I do (and my players too) I tell them to give them simple names once they do something cool. And then give them a "descriptive name" once they move up to Level 1. For example: my dwarven miner, was named Donald once he did his...
by Mat Mobile
Fri Feb 12, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: DCC RPG General
Topic: What other Appendix N inspired settings would you like to see?
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: What other Appendix N inspired settings would you like to see?

I would like to see Stormbringer/Elric/Hawkmoon (in other words the world of Michael Moorcock).

Barsoom would be cool but I'm pretty sure Modiphius Entertainement has the rights.

It's not appendix N but Discworld by Terry Pratchett would be fun.
by Mat Mobile
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Fifth Edition Fantasy - Adventure Modules
Topic: Any chance for a Castle Whiterock update to 5E?
Replies: 8
Views: 5191

Re: Any chance for a Castle Whiterock update to 5E?

I'm guessing if the "Crypt of the Devil Lich" Kickstarter has good results, it would be an incentive to update the "Castle Whiterock" the same way. Personally, I'm really happy that "Crypt of the Devil Lich" has been updated to DCC rules. It's probably also cost efficie...
by Mat Mobile
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: DCC Empire of the East
Topic: Empire of the East, when commercially available?
Replies: 4
Views: 1283

Re: Empire of the East, when commercially available?

GnomeBoy wrote: Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:45 am It's in the hands of the fulfillment warehouse -- there was some kind of delay in it reaching them, but I have no details on that -- expected to finally start moving this coming week...
Thanks!
by Mat Mobile
Sat Jan 30, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: Fifth Edition Fantasy - Adventure Modules
Topic: Updates of DCC modules?
Replies: 2
Views: 12187

Re: Updates of DCC modules?

I think I'll place and order next time they're on special on DTRPG. No plans on running them 5e but with DCC it would be fun!
by Mat Mobile
Sat Jan 30, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: DCC RPG Adventure Modules
Topic: A request regarding adventure formatting
Replies: 1
Views: 881

Re: A request regarding adventure formatting

1) I agree about this point. I would like shaded boxes but I wonder if it might make the text more difficult to read (contrast). 2) Also agreed. But even though the new trend is to put only bullet points and limit long block texts and descriptions, I still enjoy reading a text than just a "list...
by Mat Mobile
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: DCC Empire of the East
Topic: Empire of the East, when commercially available?
Replies: 4
Views: 1283

Re: Empire of the East, when commercially available?

Have any backers received their copy? Everything is done on BackerKit except the "your order has shipped" step. Last update was January 5th saying to look for something in the mail.

(Not complaining, just wondering...)
by Mat Mobile
Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: DCC College - New Judges Start Here
Topic: Switching my group to DCC
Replies: 7
Views: 3201

Re: Switching my group to DCC

First off, welcome to DCC! I was thinking the People of the Pit, but think the plot might be a little too similar to Doom to do them back to back. I was thinking the same thing because the summaries of the adventures are so similar, but after reading Meadhelm's Road Crew report, Pariahs Pitted Again...
by Mat Mobile
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: DCC Dying Earth
Topic: Dying Earth
Replies: 28
Views: 21312

Re: Dying Earth

There was an interesting discussion about it during the " Bride of Cyclops Con - What's New With Goodman Games " starting at 1:19:30. Joseph talked about finishing the editing in January 2021. My guess is a Kickstarter in Spring or early Summer 2021... Anybody else have something more prec...
by Mat Mobile
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Road Crew Reports
Topic: Pariahs Pitted Against the People of the Pit (09/22/2020)
Replies: 11
Views: 7821

Re: Pariahs Pitted Against the People of the Pit (09/22/2020)

Sounds like a cool and, let's be honest, really weird adventure. :shock: Love it! Please keep the diaries coming! :D
by Mat Mobile
Mon Nov 09, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Purple Planet Reboot
Replies: 3
Views: 6635

Re: Purple Planet Reboot

We learned at Bride of Cyclops Con that they're working on a Hardcover reprint. Late 2021 or early 2022. More info in the "Bride of Cyclops Con - AMA with Joseph Goodman" video on YouTube starting at 44:35.

Side note, why am I having so much trouble embedding a video! :oops:
by Mat Mobile
Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Characters
Topic: Tips for thieves
Replies: 4
Views: 2779

Re: Tips for thieves

Raven_Crowking wrote: Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:20 am Frankly, a duo of warrior using a Deed to set up a backstab and thief then making use of that opportunity puts fear into the fearless.
:o When can I play in one of your games?!? My imagination loved that scene!
by Mat Mobile
Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: DCC Lankhmar
Topic: Need help with my campaign!
Replies: 8
Views: 3023

Re: Need help with my campaign!

They've done the great Sailors of the Starless Sea at an earlier time, and I plan to do Doom when they get to the Land of the Eight Cities. I wonder how other people link together DCC adventures, or does everyone play one offs? Honestly, I like it that the DCC modules can take about 3 to 5 sessions...
by Mat Mobile
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Rules discussion
Topic: Throwing a ball of force (Force Manipulation spell)
Replies: 5
Views: 2280

Re: Throwing a ball of force (Force Manipulation spell)

I actually rule it the other way, that you have to throw it with an attack roll. Because you can hurl it, but you don't have to hurl it, you could do something else with it (like, use it to stop a door from completely closing or something). If you could somehow "telekinetically" make it f...
by Mat Mobile
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Rules discussion
Topic: Throwing a ball of force (Force Manipulation spell)
Replies: 5
Views: 2280

Re: Throwing a ball of force (Force Manipulation spell)

I would say it depends how you interpret the spell: 1 - It's a ball and you have to throw it "manually" so you have to do a additional missile check (Agility). 2 - It's a ball of force that the wizard created and has full control. Therefore, it will hit whatever (within reason) he wants it...
by Mat Mobile
Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: DCC Lankhmar
Topic: Need help with my campaign!
Replies: 8
Views: 3023

Re: Need help with my campaign!

There's Doom of the Savage Kings that is fairly "normal". The hound of Hirot isn't over the top and there's a lot of role-play invoolved. I would recommend that. Maybe have the innkeeper write to somebody in Lankhmar that they know and ask for help with the whole situation in Hirot. Sailor...
by Mat Mobile
Tue Nov 03, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Characters
Topic: DCC Summoner - Yet Another Character Generator
Replies: 3
Views: 2537

Re: DCC Summoner - Yet Another Character Generator

Wow! That is really cool! I love the 8-bit DOS/Basic look. I think you should ask the "To hit" modifier next to the weapon as well as the damage and modifier. That's always useful. I'm pretty sure the Core-Rule Book character generation is the same as the Quick Start Rules so there shouldn...
by Mat Mobile
Mon Nov 02, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Magic and Spells
Topic: Divine Magic used by Wizards
Replies: 4
Views: 3775

Re: Divine Magic used by Wizards

Per the rulebook: Wizards and clerics tap into different kinds of magic. Wizards specialize in the better-known fields of black magic, elemental magic, and enchantment. Clerics receive the direct assistance of their gods in a style of magic called idol magic, which may or may not be similar to the p...
by Mat Mobile
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Tales from the Magician's Skull
Topic: Issue #2 out of print :-(
Replies: 2
Views: 4219

Re: Issue #2 out of print :-(

During Bride of Cyclops Con, Dark Master talked about maybe publishing a collection of several issues later on. Nothing is for sure but just so you know.
by Mat Mobile
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Rules discussion
Topic: Color Spray spell keeps winning battles
Replies: 21
Views: 7839

Re: Color Spray spell keeps winning battles

Happened again. Charged into a guard post in DCC Lankhmar where there were 6 ghouls. Cast color spray - 4 of them instantly unconscious, pretty much end of the battle. I hate that damn spell, and the rule that you roll to save using the caster's roll as the DC is ridiculous, because it makes the sa...
by Mat Mobile
Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: DCC RPG General
Topic: DCC Horror
Replies: 4
Views: 2767

Re: DCC Horror

There isn't. It's the same rules as the DCC core rulebook. Unless there's some specific things mentioned in the adventure.

Game on!
by Mat Mobile
Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: DCC Lankhmar
Topic: Ghouls easier to hit?
Replies: 3
Views: 2561

Re: Ghouls easier to hit?

Where do you get your +2 from? The only place I see where it can come from is in the location below of the stat block (+3 in this example). If that is indeed what you mean, it's the attack modifier the ghoul has. So you roll your D20, add 2 (the +2) and you have to hit higher than the PCs AC. Beetle...
by Mat Mobile
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: DCC College - New Judges Start Here
Topic: That dice chain
Replies: 20
Views: 13705

Re: That dice chain

The practical difference however is fairly negligible, which is why I tend to just go with the Dice Chain for situational things. Agreed but don't forget that there is an important psychological difference. It's way more fun rolling a bigger dice! :D In a way, the dice chain is the equivalent of Ad...
by Mat Mobile
Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Road Crew Reports
Topic: The Doomed Turnip Kings Turn Up for the Doom of the Savage Kings (Session 1, 10/13/2020) (Road Crew game 8)
Replies: 5
Views: 3712

Re: The Doomed Turnip Kings Turn Up for the Doom of the Savage Kings (Session 1, 10/13/2020) (Road Crew game 8)

I love following your adventures. So if I understand correctly, your players went through Tower of the Black Pearl as a funnel and are now playing Doom of the Savage Kings as 1st level characters. I'm curious about some things about the Meta Game. Was it obvious for each player what class each villa...
by Mat Mobile
Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Judges' Forum
Topic: City Maps & Settings
Replies: 10
Views: 15740

Re: City Maps & Settings

Ok, so it's not a city and might not suit your needs but I find that "Doom of the Savage Kings" has a pretty good town map. It's small but in a way it captures the essence of DCC RPG: " Most everyday peasants in a medieval setting never travel more than a few miles from their places o...

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