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PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2005 6:38 pm    Post subject: D&D Online Reply with quote

Yeah, there are prolly whole boards dedicated to this topic, but hey, what the hell.
So, who here is as horny for D&D online as I am? I buy almost no games anymore, but this one, I will just have to buy.
Personally, I am praying that they maintain the Vancian spell system, although I have a feeling that they are gonna fuck it up by using some point-based system. That is one thing that always pissed me off about games like Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance. You chose a wizard, and you can hurl hundreds of magic missles. I can deal with some artistic license in a game like that, but D&D online really should stay truer to the source.
Now some might say that a Vancian system would make spellcasters underpowered, but they could easily resolve this by making scrolls and wands plentiful. And as far as memorizing spells goes, that can be done when you rest; it doesn't all have to be done in real time.

Ok, gimme your two cents on this, my fellow geeks!
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2005 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not anxious, but yes, the vancian spell system is way better.

Any of the wizard/sorcerors weaknesses can be even out by summoning a few monsters into the fray.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 1:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haha, you're right, I'm not really that anxious either. But, if there is any game which I am most lilely to pick up, that would be the one.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 3:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm jonesing for some "old school" RPG with paper and dice.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

PnP D&D is the best. Moe flexible, more realistic, a better social event overall.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 7:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ash_wednesday wrote:
I'm jonesing for some "old school" RPG with paper and dice.
Gotta love that old school D&D.

Stephen Lynch, anyone? Check out his D&D song, if you're unfortunate enough to not have run across it.
http://stephen-lynch.lyrics-songs.com/lyrics/120827/
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 5:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

uhm..i want to play rifts. How is php RPG played? I wopuldn't like since i can't see people's dice role.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 5:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You wanna see people role with their dick?

Geez, I'd rather watch the hentai slut get sodomised by a Pred...
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 5:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

oops spell error..i meant to say "dice" so now I'm going to fix it.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 8:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There's always mu*s to play on. Online text based roleplay, that is. I used to play on a ton of places, but have since given up all but one. I know there's more than a few DnD mushes out there. If that's your cup of tea.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 9:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shinitra wrote:
There's always mu*s to play on. Online text based roleplay, that is. I used to play on a ton of places, but have since given up all but one. I know there's more than a few DnD mushes out there. If that's your cup of tea.
Still not my cup of tea. Too much typing. If the had webcams and mic's..then yea, that could be better...plus I don't play D&D anymore..
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

that song rocks
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 12:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dahaka wrote:
that song rocks
What song?
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2005 11:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I saw some previews and trailers for the game, and honestly it doesn't look all that impressive. It looks just like EQ2. I hope graphically they can make something stand out. The DND universe is so massive that they can do some really cool stuff.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I always liked the Palladium System, but I started with D&D and played it for a long time.

Combat is done easily and realisticly, as far as RPGs go. The way Magic and Psionics were done is great as well, especially Magic.

Never liked how the D&D system treated Mages. A mage casts their spell and *poof* they forget it. Whats up with that? Thats akin to a Fighter swinging his sword and than instantly forgetting how to use it.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2005 12:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i WAS looking forward to DDO until i realized they arnt shipping the game with - crafting skills, SIX EBERRON CORE CLASSES (gnomes, shifters, HALF ELVES, half orcs, so on), no pvp (i can deal with it) it has no wilderness's (WTF, NO EXPLORATION) and im fairly confident it's not gonna have a popular base. 1000 players per server also (they better have a shitload of server).

Either way, I'm not paying for any of it till i read a review i can trust or play the game myself.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2005 2:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I must say that so far I am rather nonplussed by the Eberron setting. I bought a couple of novels and had a hard time getting into them. I am trying to keep an open mind on this one, though.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2005 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ash_wednesday wrote:
I'm jonesing for some "old school" RPG with paper and dice.

i created a wrestlign rpg with monsters back when i was in high school and i keep meaning to pick that back up, but now i dont have a group of people to inflict it upon...i mean...i dont have a group of friends to share it with...
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2005 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, D&D Online. I have a raging horse boner just thinking about it. Now if they would just to a Vampire:The Masqerade Online, my elephant sized genitals would knock my desk over.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2005 8:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Elephantiasis?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2005 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Isn't that a disorder of the feet?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 01, 2005 2:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Grimmy wrote:
ash_wednesday wrote:
I'm jonesing for some "old school" RPG with paper and dice.

i created a wrestlign rpg with monsters back when i was in high school and i keep meaning to pick that back up, but now i dont have a group of people to inflict it upon...i mean...i dont have a group of friends to share it with...
Come to my city and I'll try it out.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 01, 2005 4:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Simon_Says wrote:
Isn't that a disorder of the feet?

Elephantiasis is an extreme enlargement of body tissues caused by the presence of parasitic worms. Although they often enter through the feet, they have been known to infest other parts of the body as well.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2005 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

is that the reason why my manhood is so massive?

good parasite, that'll do.
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*Suddenly the worm gros so big Bounty's dick falls off...*
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