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by Branthur
Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:32 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tiamat April 4th 3pm Eastern Time
Replies: 72
Views: 6497

Re: Tiamat April 11th 12pm Eastern Time

Put me in for cleric, shaman or bard.
by Branthur
Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kirk Cameron is so dreamy.
Replies: 17
Views: 936

Re: Kirk Cameron is so dreamy.

So, funny story. We had Jehovah's Witnesses knock on our door a couple days ago. ... ... ... ... ... I live on campus at an ELCA Lutheran Seminary. I wonder if they get bonus points if they convert one of the MDiv students? :) And Thil? I won't even bother going into what I agree with or don't agree...
by Branthur
Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Tis the season
Replies: 5
Views: 927

Tis the season

by Branthur
Tue Aug 21, 2007 5:02 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: 3.5, Oh Noes!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 8537

I would like to see more advanced optional rules in further supplements, and they've actually been doing a pretty decent job at that lately with some of the stuff in PHB2, Complete XYZ, Tome of Battle, etc. Tome of Battle is just cheese as are the tricks in Complete Scoundrel. I rather adore PHBII ...
by Branthur
Thu Jun 28, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: rip chris benoit
Replies: 9
Views: 1316

First, let me say that it is indeed possible to respect someone's ability, while equally detest something vile that they have done. OJ was a great football player, but hell if he didn't kill his wife and get away with it. Benoit was a great performer, and a great mat wrestler. Now that the details h...
by Branthur
Tue Jun 26, 2007 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: rip chris benoit
Replies: 9
Views: 1316

Oh yeah, great guy. Strangled his wife, and then smothered his son before killing himself. RIP! *shrug* Never said he was a "great guy." He was a great performer though. I am waiting to hear exactly what happened as opposed to preliminary media reports...it would be sad if that's what hap...
by Branthur
Tue Jun 26, 2007 3:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: rip chris benoit
Replies: 9
Views: 1316

I was just going to post this. :(

Benoit was an oddity in WWF (WWE, whatever)..a small guy with no mic skills who was more over than almost anyone else no matter what crowd. He was an excellent performer. Going to miss seeing that top rope flying headbutt.
by Branthur
Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A conversation in the woods
Replies: 16
Views: 3046

Well, it was either going to be that one, or the "They're taking the hobbits to Isengard" video. What can I say..having a bad day, and had the need to share my pain with others. ;)
by Branthur
Wed Apr 25, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A conversation in the woods
Replies: 16
Views: 3046

A conversation in the woods

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5im0Ssyyus

Yes, yes, welcome to last year, etc. Saw it last year, never got around to posting it.
by Branthur
Fri Mar 02, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Too stupid to live
Replies: 6
Views: 983

by Branthur
Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Heroes Test
Replies: 15
Views: 1642

Micah Sanders You scored 62 Idealism, 37 Nonconformity, 45 Nerdiness Can we play Scrabble tonight? Congratulations, you're Micah Sanders! You're good-natured, intelligent, perceptive, and naturally inclined toward technology. You're also quite innocent and loving. You've got a fondness for computers...
by Branthur
Sat Feb 10, 2007 10:17 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Deity List
Replies: 18
Views: 2202

Not that I recall seeing anywhere...unless it was in Deities of Faerun (I think that's the name of the book), but I don't have that one to check.
by Branthur
Sat Feb 10, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Deity List
Replies: 18
Views: 2202

I imagine because Ao is not a god, he is an Overpower. He doesn't accept worship or grant spells anyway. He has no portfolio.
by Branthur
Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:34 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Toril 2.0: Ranger Alignment
Replies: 53
Views: 8583

Re: Barbarian

Adriorn Darkcloak wrote:Last I checked, I don't remember there ever, ever, being a halfling "barbarian" in DND.


Darksun
by Branthur
Thu Feb 08, 2007 12:31 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: 3.5 DnD build question
Replies: 15
Views: 2345

There should be a class called Divine Disciple Bah, no one listens to the Bard when he makes this same suggestion... hmmph. It's the BBS, so you shouldn't have used Suggestion, you needed to use Mass Suggestion. I was just targeting Branthur anyway, it shoulda worked! He always fails his saves v. m...
by Branthur
Wed Feb 07, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: 3.5 DnD build question
Replies: 15
Views: 2345

My preference would be for a class that progresses a good Fort save.. Have to say this again I guess. :) I know all about the benefits of Divine Oracle and Contemplative..they're on my list! The problem though is that both of these classes ONLY have a good Will save progression. I am just getting d...
by Branthur
Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:41 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: 3.5 DnD build question
Replies: 15
Views: 2345

It's not really that I'm looking for a high save character, I'm just looking for something to fill out my last 4 levels (MoS will take me through 16th). My preference would be for a class that progresses a good Fort save..don't really care about reflex, since as a cleric there's really no such thing...
by Branthur
Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:37 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: 3.5 DnD build question
Replies: 15
Views: 2345

3.5 DnD build question

So, we're playing an evil campaign at the moment, and things are going rather well. Unfortunately I'm running into a bit of a block as to what my character should go into next, and figured I'd post what I have so far, in the hopes that someone who has a book that I don't have might have a brilliant ...
by Branthur
Wed Jan 31, 2007 7:13 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Tiamat March 3rd 12pm EST Goodies!
Replies: 76
Views: 9755

Re: Tiamat March 3rd 12pm EST Goodies!

bawog wrote:I do take periodic breaks during the run because I myself don't like sitting in front of the computer straight through.


Do clerics get a break this time, along with everyone else? :)
by Branthur
Sun Dec 17, 2006 7:18 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: scribe
Replies: 21
Views: 2337

Don't most weapons on that level have some sort of mundane intelligence that won't allow someone of an off alignment to wield them anyhow? The Holy Avenger isn't an artifact weapon in D&D, or even an intelligent weapon. It's only usable by Paladins, but UMD lets you "trick" a magic it...
by Branthur
Fri Dec 01, 2006 8:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Wii/PS3 Owners? Post feedback here! (pics)
Replies: 34
Views: 4606

Sarvis wrote:You know, thinking about it... how DO people manage to throw their wiimotes? All you have to do to avoid it is not open your hand...


http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2006/11/29
by Branthur
Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Voting day, Tuesday, 11/07/06
Replies: 155
Views: 21944

Re: Reply

I would point out that it has been the pro-gay marriage people who have attacked, criticized, or mocked the Bible. No obviously anti-gay marriage person that I could find even brought the Bible up. Maybe I missed 1. That would be me that you missed. I have stated several times that I am on the fenc...
by Branthur
Sat Nov 25, 2006 2:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Voting day, Tuesday, 11/07/06
Replies: 155
Views: 21944

There is this as well. What defines a "family" is different, and changes through the world through different times. Tribal communities, extended family homesteads (children, parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins), industrialization has largely created the smaller family units as fa...
by Branthur
Sat Nov 25, 2006 2:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Voting day, Tuesday, 11/07/06
Replies: 155
Views: 21944

Here's the issue though Lath. Not everyone believes that they are one in the same, including myself. Gay Marriage and Polygamy are two different things. And I'm going to back off of one of my comments for a moment, just for the sake of argument. Why is Gay Marriage immoral? Why is Polygamy immoral? ...
by Branthur
Fri Nov 24, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Voting day, Tuesday, 11/07/06
Replies: 155
Views: 21944

Just writing off the top of my head at work..so this might be a bit disjointed.. I say that the rise of gladiatorial sports (football) is leading to the fall of the US, but maybe that's just me. ;) Seriously though...this topic keeps being drug in various directions, and rightfully so. Does polygamy...
by Branthur
Wed Nov 22, 2006 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Voting day, Tuesday, 11/07/06
Replies: 155
Views: 21944

Teflor, stop. I mean really... OK, sure, can concede the point that you were right on about how many adoptions, but you were obviously wrong on your "What children" comment. You still haven't answered two of my questions. First, what do you propose we call those who you do not classify as ...
by Branthur
Mon Nov 20, 2006 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Final Fantasy XII
Replies: 31
Views: 3281

I've really enjoyed it so far...I think I'm just about done with the game, though I've largely ignored the Hunting minigame, etc, and mainly just dealt with the main quest. I use 2-4 gambits total on any given character, mainly just to toss a heal on someone low hp, and to have the party attack the ...
by Branthur
Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Voting day, Tuesday, 11/07/06
Replies: 155
Views: 21944

Why has everyone seem to have missed the point that providing government benefits for opposite sex marriage is to encourage both that and the traditional family unit, _the most_ productive relationship for the American workforce? -snip- We need American babies to be raised into American workers. Th...
by Branthur
Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Voting day, Tuesday, 11/07/06
Replies: 155
Views: 21944

Why has everyone seem to have missed the point that providing government benefits for opposite sex marriage is to encourage both that and the traditional family unit, _the most_ productive relationship for the American workforce? -snip- We need American babies to be raised into American workers. Th...
by Branthur
Thu Nov 16, 2006 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Voting day, Tuesday, 11/07/06
Replies: 155
Views: 21944

It could be that God frowns upon homosexuality. Maybe not. Any references to it in the Bible are vague at best, or are in Leviticus, where you get all the other fun verses of banning tattoos, not eating rare steaks, bans planting a field with mixed seeds, and prohibitions on how you may trim your b...
by Branthur
Thu Nov 16, 2006 6:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Voting day, Tuesday, 11/07/06
Replies: 155
Views: 21944

Homosexuality IS a sin, which means it is against the moral code of a select group of religious individuals. As long as we're being clear, it is certainly not set in stone that homosexuality is a sin. Sorry Bible literalists, but it's not. Most references in current translations of the bible are mi...
by Branthur
Thu Nov 02, 2006 8:08 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Wizards and Specialists
Replies: 46
Views: 12876

Boboloppe wrote:no where to my knowledge has anything been said about 2.0 assisting low damage classes


True, but nowhere to my knowledge has anything been said about 2.0 assisting high damage classes either. :)
by Branthur
Fri Oct 27, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Errants of Waterdeep [OOC Thread]
Replies: 409
Views: 87569

Hrm...I honestly can't recall if FR allows for devotion to a pantheon. If I remember right, you have to select a patron, otherwise if you die, you can't be resurrected, and you go in the wall. Even if you allow for pantheon devotion, yeah, that's still probably gonna mess with trying to go into HoM....
by Branthur
Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:45 am
Forum: Toril 2.0 Discussion
Topic: Errants of Waterdeep [OOC Thread]
Replies: 409
Views: 87569

I updated my charsheet in the gallery page http://www.torilmud.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=171743#171743 feel free to check over it again as I'm sure I screwed up somewhere. Doug and I were discussing that we need at least one person to bring a bow now, he was thinking maybe Birile since we'll be up...
by Branthur
Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:53 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: crash-test dummies and whatnot!
Replies: 52
Views: 9310

Yeah, you shouldn't get a 'zone state restore'... Just pop the corpses out, so they can start over. CR'ing is a bitch, and if you screw up and end up needing to do it - so be it. If, however, you don't spank, but the mud crashes, and people invariably log in and die one by one... Erm...if there's a...
by Branthur
Wed Oct 25, 2006 6:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: House Forclosure questions :P
Replies: 13
Views: 1614

Just a quick update on what's goin on. :) We found someplace else to rent...directly across the street from our current place, actually. Opens December 1st, so we pay our rent as per normal for November, and then we're out. Gave notice today, so the huge mess that could have been is no longer an is...
by Branthur
Tue Oct 24, 2006 4:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: House Forclosure questions :P
Replies: 13
Views: 1614

Just a quick update on what's goin on. :) The bank informed us that if after the sale nobody bought it, we would still pay rent to our previous landlord until the 6 months expired. Didn't hear what would happen if someone else bought it, but that's a moot point fortunately. We found someplace else t...
by Branthur
Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Hammerfist/Rosewood Baby #2!
Replies: 10
Views: 1374

Congrats guys!
by Branthur
Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: House Forclosure questions :P
Replies: 13
Views: 1614

House Forclosure questions :P

OK, so some people know this already, but here's the situation that my wife and I have found ourselves in within the past couple days. We are renting a house. Other than a landlord that didn't fix things, it wasn't a big deal (actually part of the agreement was if something got broke, we could fix i...
by Branthur
Wed Sep 20, 2006 3:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Tabletop Gaming?
Replies: 37
Views: 5830

My wife has decided to run her first campaign (normally I'm the one who has to run it..so nice to actually be able to play!). She's running us through City of the Spider Queen at the moment...just started a couple weeks ago. Thing is, she decided that her first campaign should be an evil campaign as...
by Branthur
Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:33 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 25305

Not what I said, Sarvis, but nice try.
by Branthur
Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:02 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 25305

PHBII introduces a lot of feats that really help out the dex based fighter, such as being able to take those multiple attacks on a spring attack, etc. :)
by Branthur
Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:55 am
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 25305

OK, you speak of being silly in attacking a dragon, and then step it up by proposing attacking a dragon with no magical weapons? Dragons' DR is ##/magic, so any magical weapon will bypass it. Let's get that silliness out of the way right now. Read again, my friend. I gave you that power fighters do ...
by Branthur
Sun Sep 10, 2006 9:13 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 25305

In fact, since ranger's lose so many of their abilities in armor heavier than leather, they are pretty much forced to have a high dex... and that's a disadvantage all it's own. You've mentioned this a few times before, and I have to admit that I find it interesting that you actually believe this. :...
by Branthur
Sat Sep 09, 2006 9:23 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 25305

CoDzilla is just a term used to describe a core Cleric or Druid played well. Pun-pun is an infinite-stat character built using ridiculous skills from obscure books :P Yes, yes, I know. Just giving you a hard time. Personally I like spirit shaman over druid, mainly because they change how shapeshift...
by Branthur
Sat Sep 09, 2006 8:25 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 25305

Pun-Pun rules you all.

Hey, you start throwing around CoDzilla, and I can bring up Pun-Pun.
Oh, and Gant? The enhancement bonus for strength from Divine Power doesn't stack with bull strengh. You need to stop playing GURPS.

Now to wait for Shev to post more. :P
by Branthur
Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:52 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 25305

Rag's -- 3.5 Rangers are awesome and if Shevy is sticking to the similar class abilities and such between 50 levels worth of feat selection and sweet class abilities every ranger will be berry pleased. Oh no you di'int. Rangers in 3.5 are still bad, bad enough that Monte Cook released a revision on...
by Branthur
Fri Sep 08, 2006 6:59 pm
Forum: 2.0 Announcements
Topic: Toril 2.0: Feats
Replies: 83
Views: 25305

I just can't wait to see the race listings! Like are we going to see the various / numerous races of Faerun!? (big clap) Like 5 races of elves, 3 races of halflling, 2 gnomish races, 2 dwarves, half-orcs!? coooool, ummm dang... so many options! Shevy! hurry up and talk about which races are going t...
by Branthur
Thu Aug 31, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: 2.0 grouping restrictions
Replies: 25
Views: 4318

OK, here's the point I was trying to bring across. We don't know what things are going to look like when 2.0 goes in. Not the races. Not the classes. Not the attributes. Nothing. Sure, Shev has posted some things, but honestly, being told about something and actually playing it are two different thi...
by Branthur
Wed Aug 30, 2006 8:39 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: 2.0 grouping restrictions
Replies: 25
Views: 4318

Oops, sorry bout that. Fixed it. :P

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