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by Mephi
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic (OOC)
Topic: House Rules Announcements
Replies: 65
Views: 54045

Re: House Rules Announcements

Does this include Conditions? Like, Saturday, I get Lashed Out and bit by a vampire, and gain the conditions Charmed / Swooning, does that mean I have to put in a Request?
by Mephi
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic (OOC)
Topic: Advice for a Social Wolf?
Replies: 4
Views: 6331

Re: Advice for a Social Wolf?

I seem to recall hearing that the majority of active wolves seem to be Rahu and Irraka. So, Elodoth might be a welcomed auspice.
by Mephi
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

Sorry to bother you, but here's an odd interaction that's recently come up for Vampire. Mandragora Gardens produce dots x 2 in animal blood a month, in the form of sap, nectar or other fluids. The Primal Creation style doubles the size and fertility of any plants. As well, it can clone any flora or ...
by Mephi
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

Goblin Vow (Whispered Secrets) for Fortean. Can it be used to bargain for temporary use of Skinmask? Its a disguise power which is used in skulduggery, which seems to be the general theme for Whispered Secrets...
by Mephi
Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

Does the Numina "Blast" have a defense penalty applied like a melee attack, or is it considered like a firearms style attack? Or magic? or whatever! Going by the most up to date version of it, in the Mage core, it says "Blast wounds as a +0L firearm", so no defense by default. (...
by Mephi
Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

Re: The persistant Swooning or Scarred conditions that can happen during feeding. As a persistant condition, what grants a beat? What resolves it permanently? If it stays as is, whats the difference between it being persistent and not? From the book - "Some Conditions are marked as Persistent....
by Mephi
Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

Can a changeling take the Diviner merit? The merit does list Lucid Dreamer as a prerequisit, and Lucid Dreamer is a non-changeling merit. However, the main reason changelings can't take the lucid dreamer merit is because the Lost are natural lucid dreamers with more abilities.
by Mephi
Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

Does the limit of five dots in a merit also count from a secondary merit granting you extra dots? For example: I have an Unaligned vampire with five dots of Herd, three in Mystery Cult and three in Status (crime). The vampire in question joins the Ordo, gets the one merit that turns Mystery Cults an...
by Mephi
Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

Some fighting merits, such as FS: Martial Arts 3 (Whirlwind Strike) and Body As Weapon cause additional bashing damage when fighting unarmed. Lots of supernaturals grow claws that deal lethal damage. Do these merits still cause additional bashing damage, or has it been upgraded to leathal damage?
by Mephi
Fri Dec 23, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

What's the limit on skill specialties for magic powers? As far as I'm aware, its possible to have specialties that apply to activation rolls. For instance, could we have an specialty (psychic) for occult, and add the specialty to use psychokinesis and telepathy? In the case of Vampire, that'd be Emp...
by Mephi
Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

Is it even possible to be a size 7 character unless you are temporarily using some sort of magic? Size 6 is the max without spells, isn't it? Kith bonuses can put you a bit higher. Don't forget werewolf shapeshifting. Dalu, Urshul and Garou all increase size. Add Giant merit on top of that..... In ...
by Mephi
Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Questions About Status
Replies: 12
Views: 11877

Re: Questions About Status

Curious minds inquiring - how does this relate to, say, the Ordo Dracul or the Silver Ladder, who determine rank based on the Coils / Arcana you know? Does this affect Mantle as well, given that its sort of like Status? How about werewolf Renown / spirit Rank (probably not, but I thought I'd mention...
by Mephi
Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Arcane Experience?
Replies: 20
Views: 18006

Re: Arcane Experience?

Mortals should get insanity beats! You lose your shit, you get stronger! :wu: *cough* More seriously, Arcane beats can be earned in a few ways: Make headway with an Obsession (magic-oriented Aspirations), turning failures (on a spell roll) into a dramatic failure, resolving (magically-based) Conditi...
by Mephi
Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

As per the Mage developer, Indomitable does nothing against withstand: http://forum.theonyxpath.com/forum/main-category/main-forum/the-new-world-of-darkness/mage-the-awakening/950999-2e-withstanding-merits?p=951869#post951869 Are we still going to go with the houserule of it giving half the withsta...
by Mephi
Wed Oct 19, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: New System: Chronicles of Darkness
Topic: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)
Replies: 714
Views: 476117

Re: Rules Clarifications (Player Input required!)

Two questions. First, a Mage question - can you spend willpower to boost your Withstand against a spell? How does this change, if at all, with Changeling's resistance to magic (replace the usual 2 bonus with Clarity score)? Or any other way to boost the resistance of magic? Are we having the Indomit...