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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #60: June 24, 2012, 03:22:47 PM »
Can I have a board for "Stratovarius's Past, Present, and Future", please?

I expect it has already will have been created.
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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #61: June 24, 2012, 04:12:33 PM »
http://www.minmaxboards.com/index.php?board=111

Cross-referencing this thread on the issue of posting other peoples' works.

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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #62: June 24, 2012, 05:26:51 PM »
http://www.minmaxboards.com/index.php?board=111

Cross-referencing this thread on the issue of posting other peoples' works.

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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #63: June 26, 2012, 05:25:55 PM »
Can I get a sub-board for Tomb of Battle: The Book of Dead Warriors, please? It's still in the planning phases, but the base class is approaching completion, the martial disciplines are getting some meat in them, and everything else... Well, it'll be easier to look at and comment on if it's not lumped into a single post, y'know?

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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #65: June 27, 2012, 03:26:03 PM »
Could I please have a sub-board for "A Free-Action Casting System: Magic of the Residuum"? I have already posted the first two classes, the Residuon and the Priest of Legacies, and have finished, but not yet posted, the two remaining classes. I also plan to branch the system out to all aspects of D&D 3.5, including PrCs, items, feats, monsters, and skill applications, so I would appreciate a consolidated board. Thanks!
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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #68: June 29, 2012, 01:06:32 AM »
As a minor note, could you please remove the subtitle of the sub-board? I've decided to call residuum casting "implementing," so it seems a bit mismatched, now. I promise I won't need it changed any more after that. Thanks again!
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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #69: July 17, 2012, 09:21:49 PM »
Requesting a board for microbrews. Call it, er, "Microbrews", I guess, since that's the name that has actual votes for it.

Also, what's the status on this request for more post templates?

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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #70: July 29, 2012, 05:31:18 PM »
Requesting a board for microbrews. Call it, er, "Microbrews", I guess, since that's the name that has actual votes for it.

Also, what's the status on this request for more post templates?

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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #71: August 01, 2012, 03:59:33 PM »
Sorry for the wait.

I was talking to Garryl about this - basically, putting that kind of stuff in its own board would likely do more harm than good; either it would split peoples' attention or they'd overlook them entirely (plus without everyone agreeing on what constitutes "Micro" it would just end up as a clone of the root Homebrew board). So I'm saying no to a Microbrews board unless someone has a good counterargument.

The templates are on the way though.

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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #72: August 01, 2012, 04:31:51 PM »
About how spurious and obnoxious would it be for me to suggest an alternative organization for the subforums?  I'm a bit of an organization freak, but I don't want to bother people who have the ability to delete me off of the internet.

(Yes, I'm aware that I'm the one who suggested the current setup, but we've had a lot of new boards spring up in the time since then, and I feel that some reorganization wouldn't go amiss.)
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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #73: August 01, 2012, 09:32:58 PM »
What did you have in mind?

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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #74: August 01, 2012, 11:56:54 PM »
Well, since we set up the current organization, we got a lot of projects that don't fit easily into campaign settings, new mechanics, or revisions.  We got a lot of large-scale projects--like the Touhoume of Battle--that use existing mechanics, but are large enough to deserve their own subforums.  Thus, I'm suggesting the revival of the "Large-Scale Projects" grouping to hold these items.

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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #75: August 01, 2012, 11:59:23 PM »
Wouldn't bhu's Cat Burglar material also fall under a large-scale project?
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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #76: August 02, 2012, 12:07:38 AM »
For microbrews, I think people should just do what I do: have a single thread for specific types.  I have an item thread and a feat thread, and that's about all that's necessary.  I've been thinking about consolidating it to a single thread, even, but I like to keep them separate.  The other option is to have a new sub-forum for my stuff, but that would fall into one of the others, like the large-scale project or large-scale re-work.  Basically, it ends up being a personal thing, nothing more.
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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #77: August 02, 2012, 12:07:55 AM »
I'm on the fence about the Cat Burglar.  Thing is, from what I've read of it, the material almost all works off of the "turning into a cat" mechanic.  While that itself is based off of existing abilities--like wildshape--it feels like a subsystem to me.  After all, it's built around modifying, playing with, or otherwise manipulating that one ability.

Granted, everyone ever could disagree with me.  In which case I would admit that I am probably wrong.
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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #78: August 02, 2012, 12:17:14 AM »
I figure if you have the Book of ⑨ Swords there, there's precedent enough. Kitty form is probably a similar enough mechanic to wild shape that no one would complain overmuch if it were there.

We probably ought to get bhu's opinion, though.
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Re: Homebrew and House Rules
« Reply #79: August 02, 2012, 12:20:49 AM »
The difference in my mind is that Touhoume of Battle: The Baka of ⑨ Suikas is a collection of martial maneuvers, built to work with existing initiators.  The Cat Burglar is all built around the Cat Burglar, though.

Though I'd agree that bhu's opinion is the most important on this matter.
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