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Here is my first pass at making the Immolator a bit easier, more fun to play (in my eyes): https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9699466/Immolator-custom-v1.1.pdf

It's my first attempt at customizing a class, a first draft, hasn't been played yet, and is likely biased toward its player and our game. Still, I'd welcome your thoughts!
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First of all (before I criticize), all credit to the authors of The Immolator. It's undoubtedly a cool class. It has inspired a very cool character at my table.

+Damian Jankowski , to answer your question: 4 main stats to juggle (CON, INT, WIS, CHA), a primary starting/attacking move that required multiple rolls (ultimately), a few somewhat confusing moves (including two that are really one), and too few moves overall (13 overall, and 4 level 6-10 moves means one must choose from the level 2-5 moves after level 6). Other than that, I got nit-picky with wording here and there, but that was only because I could. I was editing it, might as well rewrite it if it brings me joy.
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Thank you, everyone. I GM'd for the first time last night (any game, ever). It went really well. The players loved developing the characters and world through questions. They got really into it. 

If not for this community, I probably would've ran them through some published adventure with a predefined world, or something like that. The first session wouldn't have received the high praise its received so far.

Now let's hope I can turn what they gave me into a vibrant, living world so that they can live a good story.

Thanks!
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I ran SCUP for the first time last night and found the same thing. I've seen it in Dungeon World and Apocalypse World but it's always so exhilarating to see my players active and engaged with the world we all built together. I'm pleased others have that experience, too.
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Miles Sterrett

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Have you customized The Immolator, and are willing to share?

A player of mine chose The Immolator. I made a few changes to simplify playing the class (everything is roll+WIS now, start with dungeon rations instead of starting with adventure gear). However, I feel that some of the moves could be re-worded, removed, or other moves added to make the class better fit the player and world, and make it even more fun. 

I would love to hear others' experiences with the class, and hear or see others' customizations of it. Care to share?
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I actually played a metal channeler recently. :P It wasn't the most fun for me, to be honest, but I think it was a lack of personality that made him less fun.
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I am going to run my first game of DW for a group that usually plays Pathfinder later this month. I have zero GM experience, the players have zero DW experience. I'd like to use a pre-made adventure to take away a bit of the pressure. Are there any products you'd recommend for us?
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Hey, I can take some flack! I appreciate everyone taking the time to post a comment, be it flack or not. :-)
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