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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #20 on: September 10, 2010, 11:18:43 PM »
10.  A well built level 20 character can obliterate an army of poorly built level 20 characters.
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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #21 on: September 10, 2010, 11:20:56 PM »
12. It's all the pretty, attractive people who want to die the most

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #22 on: September 10, 2010, 11:36:32 PM »
13. You can't see the sun and you're outside in the middle of a field on a bright, cloudless day
I am constantly amazed by how many DM's ban Tomb of Battle.  The book doesn't even exist!

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #23 on: September 10, 2010, 11:41:26 PM »
14: You have spent 15 minutes looking through a book to find out how to wrestle with your opponent for a mere 12 seconds in the game.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #24 on: September 10, 2010, 11:49:46 PM »
15. The only truly random part of character development and progression is the amount of health your character has.

One of the many, many ways that Fighters get screwed by the system.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #25 on: September 11, 2010, 12:00:41 AM »
8. ...You can retroactively turn those years of elementary school into a PhD in theoretical physics.
...or chemistry...

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #26 on: September 11, 2010, 12:21:19 AM »
16. The old archmage (with a walking stick) can beat the young fighter (with a sword) in a non-magic duel.
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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #27 on: September 11, 2010, 01:33:20 AM »
17. A magical book capable of holding many spells while still being conveniently portable costs half the price of a normal book which can hold the same number of spells at the cost of being massively bulky.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #28 on: September 11, 2010, 03:22:05 AM »
18. An empty flask weighs more than a full flask.

19. An 8 gp mule is functionally superior to, and has a higher challenge rating than, a 100 gp war pony.

20. The average hideous monster has a below-average bonus to Intimidate checks.

21. Putting a shield in a Monk's backpack turns him from Fred Astaire into Gerald Ford, as portrayed by Chevy Chase.
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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #29 on: September 11, 2010, 03:34:26 AM »
18. An empty flask weighs more than a full flask.

And by extension potions weigh less than nothing.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #30 on: September 11, 2010, 04:13:48 AM »
22. You have two cows.  Attempting to milk them provokes an attack of opportunity.


(not mine.  originally from rpg.net)
Eh, the wizard have more money than them combined, he could in theory just use all his money on a fleet of trained attack mules, but then we aren't playing 3.5 but zergling rushing in Starcraft instead.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #31 on: September 11, 2010, 04:35:50 AM »
23: Your GM believes the core rules are mostly balanced and splat material (especially Psionics) isn't.
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Don't even need TO for this.  Any decent Hood build, especially one with Celerity, one-rounds [Azathoth, the most powerful greater deity from d20 Cthulu].
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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #32 on: September 11, 2010, 10:53:22 AM »
24.  Basketweaving, under appropriate conditions, becomes a viable combat tactic.

25.  Having a trouser snake is considered proper optimization.

26.  You use your "junk" as a weapon.  A detachable weapon.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #33 on: September 11, 2010, 11:08:04 AM »
27. Jumping can turn people into fanatic fans.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #34 on: September 11, 2010, 11:28:51 AM »
27. Jumping can turn people into fanatic fans.
27b. Crawling into a guy's ass and making him burst from within can turn people into fanatic fans.

27c. If you're shrewd enough, you can turn people into fanatic fans no matter what you do.
...Wait, that isn't any different from RL.
It's all about vision and making reality conform to your vision. By dropping a fucking house on it.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #35 on: September 11, 2010, 12:01:12 PM »
28: you can breakdance to break someone's will, then do it again to ignore poison.
I am constantly amazed by how many DM's ban Tomb of Battle.  The book doesn't even exist!

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By yes, she means no.
That explains so much about my life.
hiicantcomeupwithacharacterthatisntaghostwhyisthatamijustretardedorsomething
Why would you even do this? It hurts my eyes and looks like you ate your keyboard before suffering an attack of explosive diarrhea.
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If using Genesis to hide your phylactry, set it at -300 degrees farenheit.  See how do-gooders fare with a liquid atmosphere.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #36 on: September 11, 2010, 01:27:47 PM »
29.  A good measurement of your character's overall power level is whether or not they can cast every spell, ever.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #37 on: September 11, 2010, 01:31:22 PM »
30. with the proper magic, you can regrow limbs, but there's no way to lose said limbs in the first place.
I am constantly amazed by how many DM's ban Tomb of Battle.  The book doesn't even exist!

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By yes, she means no.
That explains so much about my life.
hiicantcomeupwithacharacterthatisntaghostwhyisthatamijustretardedorsomething
Why would you even do this? It hurts my eyes and looks like you ate your keyboard before suffering an attack of explosive diarrhea.
[/spoiler]

If using Genesis to hide your phylactry, set it at -300 degrees farenheit.  See how do-gooders fare with a liquid atmosphere.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #38 on: September 11, 2010, 01:48:00 PM »
30. with the proper magic, you can regrow limbs, but there's no way to lose said limbs in the first place.
Actually, Grim Revenge (BoVD) tears off the target's hand, though you have to be undead to cast it. It is, however, the only way I know of to lose a limb.

On a similar note: High-level monks and other classes gain immunity to being magically aged, yet there exists no method of magically aging someone.

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Re: You Might Be Playing 3.5 If...
« Reply #39 on: September 11, 2010, 01:49:16 PM »
On a similar note: High-level monks and other classes gain immunity to being magically aged, yet there exists no method of magically aging someone.
BoVD makes that an option for Bestow Curse.
I am constantly amazed by how many DM's ban Tomb of Battle.  The book doesn't even exist!

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By yes, she means no.
That explains so much about my life.
hiicantcomeupwithacharacterthatisntaghostwhyisthatamijustretardedorsomething
Why would you even do this? It hurts my eyes and looks like you ate your keyboard before suffering an attack of explosive diarrhea.
[/spoiler]

If using Genesis to hide your phylactry, set it at -300 degrees farenheit.  See how do-gooders fare with a liquid atmosphere.