Discussion in 'Role Playing Forum' started by Penguinator, Jan 2, 2009.
I wasn't joking about the stress.
Cassie, remember: it's a game, it's a game, it's a game, and William has, if put to it, a couple of teleport spells memorised if things get really bad.
I'm just one of those people who has to invest quite heavily in a character to be able to play them, and an often annoying by-product is stress when things start plummeting downhill.
Paradoxically, if there's anyone who is likely to survive an encounter with a D&D monster, it's a mage. If this seems odd, Google up the phrase "Batman mage", or "The 3.5 Wizard's Handbook", and see exactly why these guys are Tier 1.
Yes, I know. That stuff makes for entertaining reading. Just chalk my behaviour up to the fact that whenever things go wrong, anywhere, in something I'm involved in, my instinct is to do this.
Can't help the way we're made, I guess.
So, does that make CoDzilla a tier 0?
Strictly speaking CoDzilla's tier 1 as well, mostly because it's arguably equal to a wizard in effectiveness - whilst clerics or druids usually don't have a lot of access to the types of spells that dominate initiative, they're monstrous on a battlefield and they have full access to all their spells every day. Wizards have to scribe and learn their spells, but even from level one they're deadly because of spells that allow them to manipulate initiative and the action economy - contingent celerity is a popular tactic for these purposes, particularly when you combine it with things like glitterdust, grease, etc, etc. The difference, which is to say there practically is none, is that the cleric has options which are going to make him practically unhittable in battle, that is, appallingly high defences and heavy damage; the mage is also unhittable, except the mage's method of not being hit is to basically never give you the chance to swing a weapon at him to begin with.
Man, I am officially out of my depth in Darker Tides.
Maybe you should wait for shallower waters?
*Gets hit with a brick*
And now I've also cracked one of Ariel's ribs as well. Oh, and offered up the opportunity for Evelios to get some freaky nymph aTHIS POST REDACTED IN COMPLIANCE WITH BOARD PG POLICY
Do you suppose that'd make Evelios a nymphophil- *Another brick*
Dreaming of nymphs? There's a joke about going blind somewhere in that, but I don't think anyone's put their finger on it yet...
Know what I mean, know what I mean? A nod's as good as a wink to a blind bat. Say no more, nudge nudge.
Id tell you to bite me....
but you probably WOULD!!!!
and yer not even Klingon!!! yikes!
*will have to practice short breathes and shallow breathing for awhile...*
AND YOU PREVERTS LEAVE THAT ALONE!!
*Starts looking for more bricks*
A Klingon does not resort to biting! THERE IS NO HONOR IN IT!
Who said anything about HONOR!?!?!
*slams pintglass down*
Now look. Are you insinuating something?
*nudge nudge, wink, wink*
Who me? Of course not. Never.
Honor is still intact.
Wakey-wakey, ToFers. For all bar one, the dream is over.
That was interesting.
...let's not do it again.
Wait, this backstory for Evelios seems oddly familiar...
Are you kidding? Do it again! Next time maybe we could ride dragons?
I dunno, dream sequences with dragon riding? It'll never work.
No, Xan, you do not get a bronze, and you are not allowed to name him Mnementh.