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Old 11-29-2019, 06:42 PM   #91
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If there's no worldbuilding thread in a week or so, I think I'll try throwing an "Infinite Rebuild" question game thread (Infinite Worlds, cutting out all but the Conveyors and Projectors, and a Homeline diverging later than 1990 and currently no later than 2030). All bets off on everything else. I might go for just a hard 100 character limit on the answers, instead of sentence limits.
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Old 12-02-2019, 05:02 AM   #92
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I might go for just a hard 100 character limit on the answers, instead of sentence limits.
Awww... I was enjoying the d6 part. Any particular reason?

BTW, this is 100 characters. Your first sentence wouldn't fit in that (well, beyond the bracket).

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If there's no worldbuilding thread in a week or so, I think I'll try throwing an "Infinite Rebuild" question game thread (Infinite Worlds, cutting out all but the Conveyors and Projectors, and a Homeline diverging later than 1990 and currently no later than 2030).
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Old 12-02-2019, 07:25 AM   #93
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Awww... I was enjoying the d6 part. Any particular reason?

BTW, this is 100 characters. Your first sentence wouldn't fit in that (well, beyond the bracket).
Probably needs to be wider than 100 characters. The odd nature of the dice can irk me, six sentences hardly feels like a limitation, while 1 sentence feels overly tight, especially when people gamble on a 3-4. Maybe middle 1 of 3d6 is better compromise (<8% chance of six), or maybe lowest 2 of 3d6 (1/216 chance of 6).
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Old 12-02-2019, 07:39 AM   #94
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Probably needs to be wider than 100 characters. The odd nature of the dice can irk me, six sentences hardly feels like a limitation, while 1 sentence feels overly tight, especially when people gamble on a 3-4. Maybe middle 1 of 3d6 is better compromise (<8% chance of six), or maybe lowest 2 of 3d6 (1/216 chance of 6).
If its a multiple of 80, we can count lines in the editor rather than characters.
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Old 12-02-2019, 10:24 AM   #95
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Really? My editor seems to be 62 characters across, for the posting editor.

ETA: And then 112 characters for the edit post editor.
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Old 12-02-2019, 12:11 PM   #96
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Probably needs to be wider than 100 characters. The odd nature of the dice can irk me, six sentences hardly feels like a limitation, while 1 sentence feels overly tight, especially when people gamble on a 3-4. Maybe middle 1 of 3d6 is better compromise (<8% chance of six), or maybe lowest 2 of 3d6 (1/216 chance of 6).
Or just say 2d6x10 or 3d6x5, as the word count?
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Old 12-08-2019, 01:18 AM   #97
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what's wrong with a fixed word count?

As for post apocalyptic setting, I've been playing a lot of both Fallout 4 and Fallout 76 and yes I know the basics of the history,so it caused a smile on my face when the in game hacking mingame had GURPS as a choice.
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what's wrong with a fixed word count?
We're all gamblers at heart.
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On a site that supports 3.5 RPGs which use pointbuild? (Counting Car Wars as the half; TFT, GURPS, and In Nomine as the full ones).
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What should we do next?
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