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I really like the new Mobility rules you have added. They seem to bridge the gap for groups who are into abstract versus defined range concepts. Most of my group is fine with the abstract concepts built into the FFG SW system, but I have one hold out who is convinced the 4th Ed DND is the best system; mainly due to is defined range bands. I've played with groups where this has been an issue (sometimes that extra 5 feet makes all the difference). Glad to see you've incorporated this aspect into your system.

 

With that being said, do you have any plans on redefining or adjusting spell and equipment ranges to fit this style? Or do you only plan on defining movement?

 

I'm not trying to get you to completely rework your system, just wondering if the Mobility rules will be expanded. This may be better defined within the group, primarily for spells anyway.

 

Excellent work overall though. Really looking forward to future enhancements.

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At the moment I'm working on the arcane and divine spells, it has been a lot of work and still a lot to be done yet, so the mobility rules will not be updated in the near future.

 

I may expand the mobility rules to include the spells when I'm done with them all, as one of my groups also very much like the very tactical aspect of D&D 4th.

 

And thank you by the way, it's always nice to know that people like my work :-)  

 

 

I really like the new Mobility rules you have added. They seem to bridge the gap for groups who are into abstract versus defined range concepts. Most of my group is fine with the abstract concepts built into the FFG SW system, but I have one hold out who is convinced the 4th Ed DND is the best system; mainly due to is defined range bands. I've played with groups where this has been an issue (sometimes that extra 5 feet makes all the difference). Glad to see you've incorporated this aspect into your system.

 

With that being said, do you have any plans on redefining or adjusting spell and equipment ranges to fit this style? Or do you only plan on defining movement?

 

I'm not trying to get you to completely rework your system, just wondering if the Mobility rules will be expanded. This may be better defined within the group, primarily for spells anyway.

 

Excellent work overall though. Really looking forward to future enhancements.

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I have just found your work!!! Looks really cool!! How goes the magic conversion?

(Jeg kan se at du er dansk, hvis min gruppe bider på kan jeg/vi måske hjælpe)

Best

Mex

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Well at the moment I have other projects that has taken up my time. My usual play group has finnished a Pathfinder campaign, our DM needed a little break, so I'm DM'ing the D&D 5th beginner game. We are all loving D&D 5th so much that we will not go back to Pathfinder, so it looks like we will continue the campaign after the beginner adventure has finnished. 

 

As for my magic system: I have most of the arcane spells figure out in my head, but I have not had the time to put it in writing, something always comes up that takes away my attention :-)

 

(Hvis i bestemmer jer for at prøve at spille, vil jeg da vældig gerne høre mere om hvordan det fungere. Det jeg mest mangler er at få det spiltestet og da min nuværende gruppe ikke har tid til at spille så ofte, så fortsætter vi nok bare med D&D)

 

 

I have just found your work!!! Looks really cool!! How goes the magic conversion?

(Jeg kan se at du er dansk, hvis min gruppe bider på kan jeg/vi måske hjælpe)

Best
Mex

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My NDS-Fantasy project has just hit a major setback. My laptop was killed by the latest Win10 update. After several tries to ressurect it I had to go back to the Win 7 version it originally came with.

This was a good opportunity to buy a new laptop so I did. A bit later after installing everything I needed on my new machine I discovered that I couldn't find my work files for the NDS project.

They were not in my Dropbox or my OneCloud, nor on my external harddrive or USB memory sticks, nearly everything else was there. So sadly to continue the project I need to recreate all my Word, Excel and Publisher files.

 

The PDF's are still available of course, but this will take some time. At the moment I have other projects that takes up my time, so I don't know when I will get to work on the NDS-Fantasy project again. This is a major setback for the project but I have not given up yet :-)

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Just wanted to drop by a say "thanks". I work at a residential treatment facility with some seriously unique boys, and at least one has really expressed interest in RPGs. He likes the idea of the NDSystem, but is dead-set on fantasy. I, for one, prefer NDS for its ease of play, relative speed when compared to DnD, and ability to more readily support smaller party sizes. Don't get me wrong, I love DnD, but it doesn't fit the need we have of an hour, maybe an hour and a half with one or two players per session, so I'm really glad to have this around!

 

Everything looks great, so far! Anyone have any advice about running this in its current state - any enemies you've come up with, etc? I'm probably going to work with him on character creation tomorrow, and perhaps get a first session of sorts done two weeks from now. If, on the other hand, you don't think this is in an extremely playable state, I can probably talk him and one other guy into doing, say, Edge of the Empire.

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Well a lot of material is still missing: I have only made spells for the "lesser" spellcasters (Bard, Ranger Paladin), but I think there is enough to go by, to create your own spells if needed. Adversaries is another thing missing, but look at the SW rulebooks and be a little creative with the creature powers and you will be fine.

 

The Race chapter is only missing flavour text, the Careers and specializations are complete (not playtestet though), the magi and corruption system is useable in its current form, armor and weapons are available and the rules for Pets are also usable.

 

If you (or any one else for that matter) get to play using my creation, I would very much like to hear how it went :-)  

 

Just wanted to drop by a say "thanks". I work at a residential treatment facility with some seriously unique boys, and at least one has really expressed interest in RPGs. He likes the idea of the NDSystem, but is dead-set on fantasy. I, for one, prefer NDS for its ease of play, relative speed when compared to DnD, and ability to more readily support smaller party sizes. Don't get me wrong, I love DnD, but it doesn't fit the need we have of an hour, maybe an hour and a half with one or two players per session, so I'm really glad to have this around!

 

Everything looks great, so far! Anyone have any advice about running this in its current state - any enemies you've come up with, etc? I'm probably going to work with him on character creation tomorrow, and perhaps get a first session of sorts done two weeks from now. If, on the other hand, you don't think this is in an extremely playable state, I can probably talk him and one other guy into doing, say, Edge of the Empire.

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So sadly to continue the project I need to recreate all my Word, Excel and Publisher files.

Wow, that really sucks. It's a great project, I hope you can recover. I have a player who GMs a fantasy campaign, and he's talking about switching rules for his next campaign, I'll definitely be handing him this.

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So sadly to continue the project I need to recreate all my Word, Excel and Publisher files.

Wow, that really sucks. It's a great project, I hope you can recover. I have a player who GMs a fantasy campaign, and he's talking about switching rules for his next campaign, I'll definitely be handing him this.

 

 

When I discovered that the files were missing, I was very close to say "well that was that, it was never meant to be" but after some weeks of thinking it over, I'm now slowly beginning to recreate. Actually this has been a great opportunity to revisit some of my earliest work and update where needed.

 

The biggest loss was my excel sheet  where I had outlined the schools of magic and divine domains and what spells I was going to use. It was all planned out, I just had to make the spell trees and spell descriptions, but then disaster struck. Recreating this part of the project will take a lot of time and I'll have to start from scratch.

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And so the work to re-create the NDS-Fantasy project has begun. First up is The Hired Sword and the new Character Customization. The Blademaster, Guardian and Marksman has been updated with new talents.

 

I have added a link to the new archive in my signature, while keeping the old one too. In time the old one will be removed.

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If you haven't already, consider using Google Docs. You not only don't have to worry about saving, after a big edit that you might have 2nd thoughts on, you can easily search previous iterations of the document and cherry pick what you want to keep for the current one. I had some computer troubles of my own a while back and it was a relief knowing all the documents I had spent months working on were still there.

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so is this going to be an updated form of all the old files you had?  I was just wondering, I might be able to help you out if you need help if you need any since you did do quite a bit of work already. i could put some spells together if you want to expand your spells list, or anything else that might need expanding. Just let me know.

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so is this going to be an updated form of all the old files you had?  I was just wondering, I might be able to help you out if you need help if you need any since you did do quite a bit of work already. i could put some spells together if you want to expand your spells list, or anything else that might need expanding. Just let me know.

 

As I dont have the old files anymore I have to re-create them to make changes, and as I'm re-creating them I might as well update :-) 

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Hey Zuloth,

I started to do the same thing a few months back. I've got heaps of stuff already put together. Where are you based? Maybe we can collaborate?

If I had more time, I'd like to convert it using the Oggdude GM system so it's easier to navigate. At the moment it's a massive excel doc.

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This saves me a tonne of work - great stuff Zuloth. Thank you!  :D

 

I just started wok on this myself and thought I'd do a quick interwebsgoogling. 

I'm actually working on converting Warhammer 3rd Ed to EotE. 

But a lot of the work has been done for me here.

 

If you want help, let me know.

Also the OneDrive link you refer to as "New" archive seems to only have 3 files as opposed to the DropBox 'Old" which has loads.

 

Thanks,

Jericho

 

 

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This saves me a tonne of work - great stuff Zuloth. Thank you!  :D

 

I just started wok on this myself and thought I'd do a quick interwebsgoogling. 

I'm actually working on converting Warhammer 3rd Ed to EotE. 

But a lot of the work has been done for me here.

 

If you want help, let me know.

Also the OneDrive link you refer to as "New" archive seems to only have 3 files as opposed to the DropBox 'Old" which has loads.

 

Thanks,

Jericho

 

Well the old link is for my previous work from before disaster struck, on page 7 of the thread you can read about it.  

 

The "New" archive is where I will put the re-created files, sadly I have not had the time to work on my project for some time.

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Ouch!!! That sucks.

 

I keep all my files on DropBox, working and PDFs.

Learnt the hard way too.

 

I will use what I can and happy to share anything that I create also.

 

Great work to-date though, well done.

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