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Forum: GURPS 11-01-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,318
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Reducing many rolls to fewer rolls

What I do:

If it doesn't matter: don't roll.

If it does, but the number of rolls gets in the way: approximate the number of rolls, divide by 8 (rounding up), and use that as a penalty.

Forum: Pyramid 07-27-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,289
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Public Announcement

I think my subscription to ADQ began in 1985. That rolled over to Pyramid and Ive kept a continuous subscription since then. Thank you for many years of entertainment and fun reading. Ill miss it...
Forum: Daily Illuminator 05-20-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,608
Posted By RobKamm
Re: May 20, 2018: Gaming Clubs

No club. Just an irregular bunch that get together every few weeks. About half of us met through the Chicago Swordplay Guild, a notable exception came in from the SJGames Gamer Finder.
Forum: Daily Illuminator 04-01-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By RobKamm
Re: April 1, 2018: Announcing Hall of Judgment for Dungeon Fantasy RPG!

If this is an April Fools' Day joke -- well played; I'm taken in and am setting aside money right now for this one.

That said: please be real. Please, please, please, be real!
Forum: Car Wars 02-03-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By RobKamm
Re: OrcaCon Car Wars Tournament Results

That layout looks familiar. Was there a construction walk through video or website a few years ago? I vaguely remember something about the billboards surrounding the arena itself.
Forum: Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game 09-01-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By RobKamm
Re: I Smell a Rat?

Thanks. I must have missed it when I pulled everything else onto my tablet.
Forum: Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game 09-01-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By RobKamm
I Smell a Rat?

I've been reading through the new DFRPG digital versions and am a little lost. Against the Ratmen says that it is a sequel to I Smell a Rat. However, I haven't found ISaR in the files. Is it hiding...
Forum: GURPS 06-04-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By RobKamm
Re: [Rule Question] Crippling the eye and -10 knockdown roll (Bogus?).

Okay, a reality check:

I was working with a wooden dagger trainer. My partner and I completed our exchange and I remained still so that we could extricate and start again. He stepped back and...
Forum: GURPS Character Assistant 12-28-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Quantity in Equipment Template?

Ahh. Thank you.

Those aren't using parentof() quite the way I was hoping to do it with equipment. I'm still experimenting trying to figure them out. I just didn't want to not say thanks for the...
Forum: GURPS 12-28-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,394
Posted By RobKamm
Re: GURPS Space and The Expanse

The stealth technology is restricted to radar profiles. Heat is an issue in the books -- which include comments on "releasing gas" and getting close to asteroids as techniques for "obscuring" heat...
Forum: GURPS Character Assistant 12-24-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Quantity in Equipment Template?

Thanks for that. I've been experimenting but haven't gotten it to work for me. Are there any examples in the Repository where it is working? Maybe I'm formatting something incorrectly (okay, "maybe"...
Forum: GURPS Character Assistant 12-23-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Quantity in Equipment Template?

Squiggle brackets! I forgot the squiggle brackets. Thanks Eric. It's working now.

Now, if only there was a way to define parent/child relationships in the template...
Forum: GURPS Character Assistant 12-23-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By RobKamm
Quantity in Equipment Template?

I'm working on some basic loadout teamplates for my campaign. I'd like to be able to define quantities of some gear (arrows, rations, etc). I can have it add gear but is there a way to assign a...
Forum: GURPS 12-02-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,140
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Technical Grappling can someone help me figure it out?

Okay, I'll bite. I've been looking around on his blog and haven't seen a writeup for this simplified version. Is it someplace else?
Forum: Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game 12-02-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 308,137
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game Discussion Thread -- login (you'll have to scroll down, the first login option is for project creators) using the same email address as you use for Kickstarter.

Look through your projects list for...
Forum: Warehouse 23 Digital 10-21-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 36,203
Posted By RobKamm
Re: The 2016 w23 Digital Release and Speculation Thread

DF Barbarian Tales?

With articles on Ice Elves, Winged Lions, Yeti, the Lost Islands of the Far North, the Great Giftbringer Himself and his flying chariot drawn by the Nine Irish Elk?
Forum: Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game 10-17-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 308,137
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game Discussion Thread

I've backed about fifty projects on Kickstarter. Every message that appears in that message area has also come to my email. I don't know the process that generates the messages/email but I think...
Forum: GURPS 10-16-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Questions About Mounted Combat

B397 has rules specifically for the couched lance (damage based on Mount's ST) vs. Melee Weapons (which B204 explicitly says that the lance is not) which only gain a damage bonus if the mount is...
Forum: GURPS 10-16-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By RobKamm
Re: I try 'til I succeed

I allow Extra Time/Haste for a bonus/penalty to skill as RAW. Players declare that before rolling. I then look at the Margin of Success and reduce actual time use by 5% per point of success. I don't...
Forum: GURPS 10-16-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,166
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Construction Foam in Spray Tanks?

According to a website I saw (and promptly left without noting the URL -- bad librarian):

A 55-gallon drum of the unsprayed polyurethane foam is mixed 1:1 with 55-gallons of isocyanate to cover...
Forum: GURPS 09-18-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Discworld and GURPS Mars Attacks Pre-Orders Open

It gave me an excuse to read (okay, listen to the audiobooks) of the series. Well worth the time.
Forum: GURPS 09-17-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,124
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Dungeon Fantasy Character Backstory Contest

Damios - Infernal Squire

Damios shivered in the autumn rain as he clung to the trunk of the tree in which he was hiding. He pulled his robe a little tighter over the mail byrnie and sword that...
Forum: GURPS 09-08-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 19,574
Posted By RobKamm
Re: GURPS Dungeon Fantasy 19: Incantation Magic

Evil dilemma! Get the book now or help push the Kickstarter over the line but wait until it is over to start reading. I know I should put the money in the get-a-shiny-new-box pool, but I'm not a...
Forum: GURPS 08-16-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By RobKamm
Re: Talents and double-dipping

This is, I think, the key point with Talents. GMs need to consider which ones to allow in a given game. I would go a step further and say that GMs can and should disallow builds that use Talents that...
Forum: GURPS 07-31-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By RobKamm
Re: GURPS DF Monster Inspiration: Keeper of the Written Word

Avatar of Magic. Normally Magic doesn't take on a physical form like this, but something went wrong. Very Wrong. And it just needs a little help getting things back to normal...

Once resolved the...
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