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by Sojourn
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Playing the Game
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Special Note: Migration Bonuses

Special Note: Migration Bonus If you are migrating any characters from the Waterdeep forum and have outstanding threads that are either unfinished or left unrewarded, you may migrate each character with enough experience to grant them the next level from their currently documented level, regardless...
by Sojourn
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: BBCode and Dice Tutorials
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Rolling Dice

While there are instructions in the navigation at the top of the page next to Quick Links, below is a tutorial on using and rolling dice using the extension on this forum in ways that are specific to DnD 5e. You will notice that there are only certain forums where you can roll dice (read: all of the...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: BBCode and Dice Tutorials
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: BBCode and Dice Tutorials

So, onto some of the more advanced things you can do with BBCode here on the forum: Style Boxes . If you know CSS, you can do some very fancy things with the style box code here on the forum, though please keep in mind that the phpBB theme used here is very responsive and your results on a mobile de...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: BBCode and Dice Tutorials
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: BBCode and Dice Tutorials

Off Topic and Spoilers Sometimes, you want to leave an OOC note or perhaps link to a video. You can use off topic tags or a spoiler to do that. A spoiler allows you to open and close a little box, while an off topic tag leaves a little note: The OOC note can be used to record dice rolls, leave a co...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: BBCode and Dice Tutorials
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: BBCode and Dice Tutorials

There are many different ways to use images in your posts. Here are some examples. Image Basics You can either align an image left, right, or center, or you can float that image (or Style box if you're wanting to be advanced!) to the left or to the right of a body of text. To do that, you use either...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: BBCode and Dice Tutorials
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: BBCode and Dice Tutorials

Some of the more fun and often-used items for organizing information include tab menus, tables, and columns. Tabsets A tabmenu is made up of two codes, the code to start the tab menu itself and the code to differentiate each of the tabbed sections. A title is needed for each of the tabs, much like t...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Playing the Game
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Crafting, Downtime, Items, and Purchases

Crafting, Downtime, Items, and Purchases A player may submit 1 request for a magic item per real-world month for each character. Upon submitting the request the character is given a cost which remains valid for 30 days, after which point the price may change if it is submitted as a request again. C...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Playing the Game
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Playing the Game: Death and Retirement

Death and Retirement If a character has to make saving throws in an adventure thread they may choose automatically to succeed any which would result in their death. If they take this option, it is classified as a 'safe' thread for that character and they lose 50% of the experience points and gold t...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Threads and Reviewing Them
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Threads and Reviewing Them

Thread Details: Adventure Threads Gauging rewards for adventure threads can be challenging: especially trying to decide magic items and gold rewards. As a general rule, here are a few guidelines. [hr] Tiers of Play DnD can broadly be broken down into the following tiers of play: Levels 1-5: Novice ...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Threads and Reviewing Them
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Threads and Reviewing Them

DM Coupons A DM Coupon is earned when you DM a thread that your character did not participate in, or in lieu of monster and challenge rewards for a thread you DM'd in which your character did participate. DM Coupons may be redeemed in the following ways. 1 DM Coupon may be used to skip the cooldown...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Threads and Reviewing Them
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Threads and Reviewing Them

Running Adventure Threads with your PC You are free to run an adventure thread and have your character participate in it. However, there must be at least one other player character and you may not have more than one of your characters in the same thread (as normal). When doing this, please be aware...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Threads and Reviewing Them
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Threads and Reviewing Them

Running Adventure Threads Running an adventure thread as a GM is very fun! You have freedom to do what you'd like within some very generous limitations. Please do not cause widespread havoc within any part of Faerûn, specifically Waterdeep, without prior staff approval. The maximum 'damage' inflict...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Threads and Reviewing Them
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Threads and Reviewing Them

Thread Review Basics When submitting a request, please make sure you include the following information. Full list of participant characters (not player handles) Wordcount for all involved Link to the thread [hr] For Adventure Threads Please include the stat blocks for the monsters, reasoning for th...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Threads and Reviewing Them
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Threads and Reviewing Them

Types of Threads Characters are free to be in any number of threads simultaneously. Threads fall into three categories: [hr] Social Threads These threads do not have a dungeon master and are used to showcase relationships or stories between characters. You earn 10xp or gold for every 50 words you p...
by Sojourn
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Rules of Play
Topic: Playing the Game
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Playing the Game: Time Keeping

Time Keeping Time on the site is handled a little differently. It is very fluid. In order to help prevent people getting bogged down in combat, characters can be in any number of threads simultaneously. However, in the event that a character dies in one thread, they immediately take the 'safe threa...