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As long as their is an imagination, there will always be another version of D&D #dndnext  
My first edition was AD&D 2nd Edition.  My first foray in the worlds of hit points, leveling up & armor class however, came much earlier with a video game called Dragon Warrior. That's righ...
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So how do GMs and DMs alter their style & substance when playing 3.5 Dragonlance, Forgotten Realms or other such campaign settings?
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To clear everything up, I use 4e, but I'll right in (hopefully) system-neutral terms.
When I plan an encounter, I give the monsters a 'trick', like for instance letting warforged ride motorcycles, and I attach some cool stuff to the motorcycles so that PCs can learn to ride and use then.
To make things more interesting in the above encounter against biker warforged, I dotted the map with LOTS of rocks so that everyone has to maneuver a lot. Snipers are also a neat addition here, since anyone that gets a good view of the battlefield from a high vantage point is going to be in range of the snipers.

To summarize, then, I make good use of terrain, mounts, NPC complications, traps, and interesting monsters to make my encounters come off as more cinematic, which is the goal with Eberron combats.
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Anyone got ideas on how to boost this 10th level NPC?
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Anyone playing Dragonlance Age of Mortals?  I am finding that the Knight of Neraka prestige classes are weak.  I created a 5th level fighter/5th level Knight of Neraka, who got utterly destroyed by a party of 3 7th level characters.  Granted the Knight had two 7th level fighters with him as well.
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Throwing, and at such high speed, could have been the crucial change in our heritage which allowed us to support a large population, become the brain boxes we are today, and inhabit every corner of the globe. 
Hominids learnt how to throw around two million years ago, a skill which heavily influences much of what we are today. You can go and look at any sport stadium across the world and you'll be able to witness humans incred...
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My thoughts on what there will always be another version of D&D.
My first edition was AD&D 2nd Edition.  My first foray in the worlds of hit points, leveling up & armor class however, came much earlier with a video game called Dragon Warrior. That's righ...
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This is what SXSW should really be like
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Here is a 10th level Knight of Neraka for you #dragonlance  3.5 campaign.
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Created a 10th level Knight of Neraka for use with 3.5 Dragonlance Campaign.
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So a dragon gets hit with ray of confusion and gets his dex drained to 0. What state is he in? Dragons are immune to paralysis effects so does he become paralyzed?
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However the spell shivering touch will drop it to zero, and ruin any game you cast it in.
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