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      Topic: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    masterarminas

    Replies: 33
    Views: 21582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:18 pm   Subject: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    Such a code is great in the abstract but one must be flexible for the sake of playability as well as harmony to maintain the fun factor. While atmosphere is important; remember the more complex the co ...
      Topic: The Tattooed Monk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7182

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:31 am   Subject: The Tattooed Monk
    Hi masterarminas. Not present for your Greychat discussions but addressing your "fluff" query, initially I assumed that the class derives from the Suhfeng, but going down the list made me wonder if Ol ...
      Topic: The Tattooed Monk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7182

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat May 12, 2012 5:05 pm   Subject: The Tattooed Monk
    New Tier 6 Tattoo:



    MA
      Topic: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    masterarminas

    Replies: 33
    Views: 21582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 11:23 am   Subject: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    Actually, I didn't change that section--it was in the original post. I corrected some spelling errors and replaced the second word in the second paragraph with mirrors instead of equates, so to make ...
      Topic: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    masterarminas

    Replies: 33
    Views: 21582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 10:46 am   Subject: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    The classifications are similar, but not exactly the same. And most mortal infractions will result in a Fallen Paladin. Not all, but most. And you had best have a REALLY good reason to explain to y ...
      Topic: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    masterarminas

    Replies: 33
    Views: 21582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 10:03 am   Subject: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    Deeds of contrition, are my term for acts which allow a Paladin to atone for his past deeds without the use of a spell. Such deeds are normally assigned by the church, typically when a local temple d ...
      Topic: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    masterarminas

    Replies: 33
    Views: 21582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 9:51 am   Subject: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    Yes, the Code of a Paladin is hard. It is a rough path to travel. Which is why in my game, I have venial violations of the Code and mortal violations.

    This mirrors to the real-world definations o ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    masterarminas

    Replies: 400
    Views: 228134

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue May 08, 2012 4:43 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Sorry, I thought I had already replied to this.

    First Name? Stephen (prounced with 'v', but spelled with 'ph')
    Age? 43, but will turn 44 in November of this year
    Location? Purvis, Mississip ...
      Topic: The Tattooed Monk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7182

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 6:55 pm   Subject: The Tattooed Monk
    Well, here is the revised version that incorporates everyone's suggestions to date. Let me if you see anything that I need to fix--and thank you for all your help! I do hope that you enjoy it.

    MA ...
      Topic: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    masterarminas

    Replies: 33
    Views: 21582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 2:48 pm   Subject: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    Oops! One other bit:
    Paladin's are not just fighters by another name; they are more than a knight in shining armor. They are--or rather, should be--pious and virtous, honorable and merciful, charit ...
      Topic: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    masterarminas

    Replies: 33
    Views: 21582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 05, 2012 4:27 pm   Subject: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    I can't say that I disagree, Cebrion. It is having to walk a tightrope in some (not all, but some) cases. However, in lands such as the Pale, Furyondy , Nyrond, Urnst, Tenh (pre-GW), the Shield Land ...
      Topic: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    masterarminas

    Replies: 33
    Views: 21582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 05, 2012 9:38 am   Subject: My Perspective on the Paladin's Code of Conduct
    The Paladins Code of Chivalry

    Recently, there have been a number of threads on the Code of a Paladin on the Paizo boards. It has been rather suprising to me how many people appear to want to treat ...
      Topic: Master Arminas's Cavalier: A New Look at an Old Idea
    masterarminas

    Replies: 1
    Views: 4161

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 6:03 pm   Subject: Master Arminas's Cavalier: A New Look at an Old Idea
    Once upon a time, many years ago, a book was published. And within that tome of Unearthed Arcana E. Gary Gygax did write of a new class for D&D: the cavalier. This was the classic Arthurian Kni ...
      Topic: The Tattooed Monk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7182

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 10:48 am   Subject: The Tattooed Monk
    Sigh. Left one Tier 2 tattoo of power out.

    Chameleon: Two times per day, a character with the chameleon tattoo may become invisible, as per the spell.

    I think that is the ony one I left out.
    ...
      Topic: The Tattooed Monk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7182

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 10:08 am   Subject: The Tattooed Monk
    I still need some help or advice on the fluff, such as where these guys originated in the Flaness (or if they originated in the Flaness), their monastaries, etc, etc. So any suggestions or advice you ...
      Topic: The Tattooed Monk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7182

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 10:05 am   Subject: The Tattooed Monk
    Okay, then. I think this is ready for a trial run, if anyone is interested. Let me know if you have any other ideas or thoughts on the class or the tattoos of power.

    EDIT: The revised version is ...
      Topic: Master Arminas's Templar: An Inquisitor/Monk hybrid
    masterarminas

    Replies: 1
    Views: 5380

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:34 pm   Subject: Master Arminas's Templar: An Inquisitor/Monk hybrid
    Over on the Paizo forums, we are having a pretty good debate about the monk, its role, and how it seems to have fallen by the wayside and wound up near the bottom of the class pack. During that discu ...
      Topic: Greytalk problems!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 5
    Views: 7219

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:15 am   Subject: Greytalk problems!
    Clicked on the Greytalk Chat Now! (with Java) on the left side of the screen, Cebrion. Using the same laptop I have since I started chatting here, no new updates, no new software. I use Internet Exp ...
      Topic: Greytalk problems!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 5
    Views: 7219

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:07 pm   Subject: Greytalk problems!
    This is extremely annoying. I get in, get involved in the talk, and the room flashes and I cannot log back in. I am calling it a night and will try again next week. Because I have a headache now.
    ...
      Topic: Greytalk problems!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 5
    Views: 7219

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 4:55 pm   Subject: Greytalk problems!
    What is going on tonight? I get logged into Greychat, and then kicked right back out. I have been in and out again under MasterArminas, Arminas, and a greyguest???? but this is the first time this h ...
      Topic: Beyond the Flanaess' Importance
    masterarminas

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8166

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:26 am   Subject: Beyond the Flanaess' Importance
    Agreed, mystic-scholar. There remains much of the Flaness itself to be fleshed out.

    Master Arminas
      Topic: Hello Canonfire!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 12
    Views: 11242

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:20 pm   Subject: Hello Canonfire!
    Howdy!

    Master Arminas
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:46 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    The campaign was getting close to its conclusion. Sandy (the girl who played Sonandra) had been hired out of state; Steve’s wife had received a new posting at Fort Carson and HE would be moving soon. ...
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:39 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    Arminas took the freshest two steeds we had used to travel to his family’s former holdings in the early hours of the morning. He left behind a note explaining that he could not, in good conscience, as ...
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:35 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    Well. That information was certainly a shock. And Arminas wasn’t the only member of the party to receive suspect info from Corrian (may he rest in peace). Of course, he could have been lying, but . . ...
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:32 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    We spent a week in Redspan and other than the four assassination attempts on Grandfather Loeweinbrough (none of which succeeded), our stay was relatively uneventful. Maklin did meet Baron Fell’s daugh ...
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:30 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    Well, we left behind the Wode of Dead Fey and at long last (4 years of gaming) we set foot on the soil of the Duchy of Tenh. Strangely enough, Quentin Sackripper decided that the party was no longer a ...
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:26 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    We easily crossed the Yol (well, it wasn’t easy, but we managed) and entered the majestic and magical Phostwood. Even Arminas was struck by the natural beauty of those woods. The Phostwood was a very ...
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:22 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    Needless to say, the journey from Midmeadows after the wedding was a tense one. Most of the party had the good sense to keep their mouths shut, but they all still had smiles on their faces (mainly hap ...
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:19 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    For once, we had an uneventful three weeks in the voyage from Greyhawk City to Radigast City in the County of Urnst, where the party was met by Bishop Stannis and Bishop Tomas of the Church of the Twi ...
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:09 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    By the time we finally found that blasted rod and journeyed across the Isle of the Damned to the vampire infested ruins, we were all getting bloody tired of the place. We hadn’t been able to go to a s ...
      Topic: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    masterarminas

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:05 pm   Subject: The Life of Arminas: A Greyhawk Tale
    Today, I thought that I would post a history of the very first character that I ever played in AD&D. And I had the privledge of learning the game at a table of wonderful people, and playing the s ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11106

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:21 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    Because the feat Feral Combat Training already exists. Evil Grin

    Seriously, Feral Combat Training allows a character to use natural weapons as part of a flurry of blows and also provides for the ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11106

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:45 am   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    The current incarnation of the monk in Pathfinder can't add natural weapon attacks onto a flurry, and frankly that is one place where I agree. Natural weapons on players, should be relatively rare an ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11106

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:32 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    I had a few suggestions on how to make this class better and simpler. Some of them I have take and gone ahead in corporated. I am calling this one 'A Monk for All Editions', because it owns its heri ...
      Topic: Hello there
    masterarminas

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7460

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:46 pm   Subject: Hello there
    Welcome aboard! We could use more grognards. Shocked Shocked

    Master Arminas
      Topic: Master Arminas and his Stories
    masterarminas

    Replies: 1
    Views: 3142

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:45 pm   Subject: Master Arminas and his Stories
    In case any of you are interested, I am currently writing a Star Trek fan-fic on spacebattles.com. The link is http://forums.spacebattles.com/showthread.php?t=214889 here.

    The story is titled Star ...
      Topic: The Pathfinder Healer for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5193

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:35 pm   Subject: The Pathfinder Healer for Greyhawk
    Glad you enjoyed it. So lets see what we've got here:

    1. It varies according to each healer, I'm sure. Some might be militant about it (talk about role reversal!), some might be preachy, and som ...
      Topic: Greytalk- How to join in, plus Q & A.
    masterarminas

    Replies: 53
    Views: 45922

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:08 pm   Subject: Greytalk- How to join in, plus Q & A.
    Sorry to hear that, BW. I'll see if I can find a guru to help.

    Master Arminas
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    masterarminas

    Replies: 692
    Views: 478146

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:45 pm   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    I am near speechless with the talent that you exhibit, gallant Anna. Bravo. I say again, Bravo! Join us for Greytalk tonight, if you get a chance.

    Master Arminas
      Topic: By Steel and Spell: Discussion
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 11791

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:53 pm   Subject: By Steel and Spell: Discussion
    I may blush. Embarassed

    Laughing

    MA
      Topic: By Steel and Spell: Discussion
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 11791

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:23 pm   Subject: By Steel and Spell: Discussion
    Part III is now up: http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1037&mode=&order=0&thold=0

    Enjoy! Part IV will be submitted tomorrow for whenever it's t ...
      Topic: Monks
    masterarminas

    Replies: 29
    Views: 19215

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:35 pm   Subject: Monks
    Although I cannot stand that name ( Shocked ), the qinggong monk was a brilliant contribution to the class by Paizo. It is exactly like the core monk--it is the core monk. Only, you decide what ab ...
      Topic: Evil Characters In Your Party? Can It Work?
    masterarminas

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13244

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2012 4:16 pm   Subject: Evil Characters In Your Party? Can It Work?
    Well said, all. In answer to SirXaris (and everyone who agrees with him), I actually agree as well. Chaotic Evil, Chaotic Neutral, and (to a lesser extent) Neutral Evil are very difficult and challe ...
      Topic: Evil Characters In Your Party? Can It Work?
    masterarminas

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13244

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 5:50 pm   Subject: Evil Characters In Your Party? Can It Work?
    Hello, all. Over on the pathfinder boards here You have my apologizes for the deceptions and for the trials which you must now undergo. It has come to my attention, however, that the final key in the ...
      Topic: Greytalk- How to join in, plus Q & A.
    masterarminas

    Replies: 53
    Views: 45922

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:47 pm   Subject: Greytalk- How to join in, plus Q & A.
    No, but I had trouble getting to Canonfire. Got a message about something being down, and then I reloaded and it was fine.

    MA
      Topic: Postfest XVI: Greyhawk- All Things Psionic!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 17
    Views: 14395

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 3:04 pm   Subject: Postfest XVI: Greyhawk- All Things Psionic!
    There are several typos in my article, including ( Embarassed a pair that has the Griff Mountains as the Griffin Mountains!). I had to redo the whole thing at the last minute and didn't catch those befo ...
      Topic: The Mind Mage: A Pathfinder Psionicist
    masterarminas

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4721

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 5:59 pm   Subject: The Mind Mage: A Pathfinder Psionicist
    A few comments here, to let you my thoughts behind the design of this class.

    First off, I know that psionics have used power points and not spell slots. But it always made the system mechanically ...
      Topic: Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year
    masterarminas

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6228

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 2:29 pm   Subject: Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year
    Should Auld acquantice, be forgot, and never come to mind . . .

    Cheers!

    Master Arminas
      Topic: The Mind Mage: A Pathfinder Psionicist
    masterarminas

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4721

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:55 pm   Subject: The Mind Mage: A Pathfinder Psionicist
    Psionics. That single word makes more DMs cringe with fear and loathing than any other in the game system. Although an integral part of the game since the introduction of 1st Edition AD&D, in ma ...
      Topic: By Steel and Spell: Discussion
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 11791

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:02 am   Subject: By Steel and Spell: Discussion
    I started gaming in '86, when I was a freshman at Southern. Steve Baker was the guy that DMed and my friend John Scranage (may he rest in peace) was the one that introduced me to D&D. But they a ...
      Topic: By Steel and Spell: Discussion
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 11791

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:08 pm   Subject: By Steel and Spell: Discussion
    I thought I would start a discussion forum for my ongoing story By Steel and Spell. I hope to be able to post one snippet every few weeks as we go along. For those who haven't yet read it, here are ...
      Topic: The Pathfinder Healer for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5193

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:58 pm   Subject: The Pathfinder Healer for Greyhawk
    The Pathfinder Healer

    Fewer choose to travel the path of a Healer than take oaths as Paladins. Members of the Order of the Nightingale, healers comfort the sick and the dying; they mend bones and ...
      Topic: I have returned!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 17
    Views: 11621

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 5:08 pm   Subject: I have returned!
    Welcome back, MTG. Would love to have your opinion on some of my posts when you get a chance!

    And don't worry about derailing the thread; after all it's not mine, it's Canonfire's! lol

    Master ...
      Topic: Atheism on the Flaness
    masterarminas

    Replies: 17
    Views: 10768

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 6:54 am   Subject: Atheism on the Flaness
    Atheism is manifestly a false belief in a world where the dieties are tangible, material, and present in day-to-day life. Even the merest 0-level orison granted to a cleric or priest is evidence of t ...
      Topic: A Pathfinder Dragon Shaman for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 0
    Views: 3199

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:29 pm   Subject: A Pathfinder Dragon Shaman for Greyhawk
    Hello. Master Arminas here once again, and I’ve got another class conversion for you good folks. Today we are taking a look at the Dragon Shaman. This class was originally presented in the 3.5 Play ...
      Topic: A Pathfinder Swashbuckler for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 1
    Views: 3525

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:23 pm   Subject: A Pathfinder Swashbuckler for Greyhawk
    I don't know about the rest of you, but I really love the old swashbuckling movies, from Errol Flynn to The Princess Bride to even movies such as Cutthroat Island. The theme and smart, witty action p ...
      Topic: A Pathfinder Warmage for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 1
    Views: 3762

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:00 am   Subject: A Pathfinder Warmage for Greyhawk
    Warmage

    Trained for war, the few who survive the arduous Collegium Bellum Arcanum to graduate as Warmages are proud individuals who yearn for the day when their talents can be unleashed on their fo ...
      Topic: A Pathfinder Assassin (Full 20 lvl class) for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 6
    Views: 6873

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:07 pm   Subject: A Pathfinder Assassin (Full 20 lvl class) for Greyhawk
    Thanks, DLG. When I get a wild idea, I tend to push it to the limit, and then force myself to scale it back, so I do need some good solid criticism and critiques on some of my stuff, especially the s ...
      Topic: A Pathfinder Assassin (Full 20 lvl class) for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:43 pm   Subject: A Pathfinder Assassin (Full 20 lvl class) for Greyhawk
    Oh, well. It was only a starting point anyway. Your points are well taken Cebrion, and I think I have fixed most of them.

    The Pathfinder Assassin Base Class, Take 2

    Alignment: Any non-good. ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:23 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    All right then! I have posted the final revision of the Monk for Pathfinder a couple of posts up. This corrects some minor flaws and cleans things up a little bit, and also adds a bit of flavor to t ...
      Topic: A Pathfinder Assassin (Full 20 lvl class) for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:15 pm   Subject: A Pathfinder Assassin (Full 20 lvl class) for Greyhawk
    I have changed some things to reduce the power level. I overshot the mark, I think. Shocked

    Cebrion, yes, but usable once per day. It is more of a 'great scott, I'm in over my head here, time ...
      Topic: A Pathfinder Assassin (Full 20 lvl class) for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:54 pm   Subject: A Pathfinder Assassin (Full 20 lvl class) for Greyhawk
    I remember AD&D 1st Edition very fondly. That was the game system that I grew up with. And I also have many memories of the assassins that our DM used against us, and that occasionally we played ...
      Topic: The "Official" 2011 Greyhawkery Blog Thread
    masterarminas

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 9:03 am   Subject: The "Official" 2011 Greyhawkery Blog Thread
    I may blush. Embarassed Happy

    Master Arminas
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11106

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:08 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    Puts a whole new spin on weekend warrior, doesn't it? I could just picture a village of a hundred or so adults, where seventy or eighty of them have a single level of monk in addition to their common ...
      Topic: Monks
    masterarminas

    Replies: 29
    Views: 19215

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 2:58 pm   Subject: Monks
    Well, if you a realistic order of head-breaking monks, look at the monks of Alexandria, Egypt during the 6th Century. These guys were little more than nasty thugs that would regularly assault, rob, a ...
      Topic: GREYtalk on Thanksgiving Eve
    masterarminas

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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 2:48 pm   Subject: GREYtalk on Thanksgiving Eve
    I'll be there! Now, I just have to find out how to share turkey sandwiches and dressing and gravy over the internet. LOL

    Master Arminas
      Topic: The Soulknight: A non-psionic Souknife for GH Pathfinder
    masterarminas

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 1:08 pm   Subject: The Soulknight: A non-psionic Souknife for GH Pathfinder
    You name the class 'Soulknife', but refer to it as a 'Soulknight' on throughout rest of the article.

    The original class from the Expanded Psionics Handbook was the Soulknife. This rewrite is a Sou ...
      Topic: The Soulknight: A non-psionic Souknife for GH Pathfinder
    masterarminas

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:00 pm   Subject: The Soulknight: A non-psionic Souknife for GH Pathfinder
    From the moment I read the Soulknife entry in the Expanded Psionics Handbook for 3.5, I was hooked. I love the concept of a character that can call forth a weapon by their own strength of will, altho ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:32 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    See, that is one thing I wanted to stay away from--that it must be Oriental feel. And no, I haven't read Ultimate Combat (if it is like Ultimate Magic, I think I will flinch).

    I see monastic ord ...
      Topic: Monks
    masterarminas

    Replies: 29
    Views: 19215

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:19 pm   Subject: Monks
    The monk was the very first class I played AD&D with. Personally, I love 'em, all flavors of 'em, from the one found in the pages of the AD&D Player's Handbook, to the better one in Dragon #5 ...
      Topic: Master Arminas's Epic Level Rules for Pathfinder Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 2
    Views: 6553

    PostForum: Greyhawk- EpicHawk   Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:19 pm   Subject: Master Arminas's Epic Level Rules for Pathfinder Greyhawk
    Master Arminas’s Epic Level Rules for Pathfinder

    There has been a lot of discussion on the subject of post 20th-level play on these forums. I do believe that such epic adventures are something tha ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Warlock for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:30 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Warlock for Greyhawk
    Ok, changed a few things and cleaned it up. The invocations especially got a second look, and I ditched a few of the abilities and slightly increased the damage on eldritch blast. I also dropped the ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Warlock for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4293

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:27 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Warlock for Greyhawk
    The Pathfinder Warlock: A Conversion (Take 2)

    Born with eldritch power coursing through their veins, Warlocks are a breed apart from more traditional wielders of arcane magic. They see things that ...
      Topic: Postfest XVI: Greyhawk- All Things Psionic!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 17
    Views: 14395

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:24 am   Subject: Postfest XVI: Greyhawk- All Things Psionic!
    I feel your pain. Can't remember how many times I know I have assembled notes and outlines for some project, and then can't find them to save my life! It is always an ouch moment.

    Master Arminas
      Topic: I have returned!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 17
    Views: 11621

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:58 am   Subject: I have returned!
    Galen, you forgot the Witchblade (an alternate hex-blade for GH), the City of Pendleton, and the poor, unloved Porcuswine. Sad little Porcuswine.

    LOL

    Master Arminas
      Topic: character salaries
    masterarminas

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 12:26 pm   Subject: character salaries
    Well, in Pathfinder (basically 3.5.5) a character or NPC can earn one-half the results of their Profession check per week in gold pieces. In addition spellcasters can charge caster level x spell leve ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Warlock for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4293

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 8:11 am   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Warlock for Greyhawk
    You may have noticed that I did not include the Use Magic Device for crafting. This was intentional. It made little sense that the Warlock, an arcane caster, could duplicate divine magic for the pur ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Warlock for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:42 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Warlock for Greyhawk
    I have enjoyed playing the Warlock class since its debut in Complete Arcane. While I have seen the conversion published by Adamant Entertainment, I don't think that is how they should have gone. So, ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11106

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 3:34 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    Revised Pathfinder Monk, The Final Cut

    For the truly exemplary, martial skill transcends the battlefield—it is a lifestyle, a doctrine, a state of mind. These warrior-artists search out methods of ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11106

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:21 am   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    Ok, I have incorporated a number of your suggestions, and here is Take 2. I dumped the invisiblity, and instead used the spiritual endurance as shown above. Also got rid of air walk and plane shift- ...
      Topic: Postfest XVI: Greyhawk- All Things Psionic!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 17
    Views: 14395

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:27 am   Subject: Postfest XVI: Greyhawk- All Things Psionic!
    My article for this post-fest is now submitted. I changed it; it isn't about soul-knifes, but the Order of the Illumination of Knowledge: an academy for training and protecting young psionicists in ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11106

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2011 5:45 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    I have always allowed monks to wear bracers, and so did my DM in 1st edition, so I guess that the AC will be just fine as is (especially since this revised monk doesn't need an Amulet of Mighty Fists ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11106

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2011 4:06 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    Explanation of Changes:

    BAB/Hit Dice: Nope, didn't change. In fact, my monks are a medium-BAB class pretty much across the board. What, you were expecting a super-monk that can outfight a fighte ...
      Topic: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11106

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:34 pm   Subject: A Revised Pathfinder Monk for Greyhawk
    As with many of you, the first games I played in Greyhawk were part of campaigns using AD&D (at the time, there was no such as 1st edition). I remember those monks very fondly, both the PHB one a ...
      Topic: The CRAZIEST Stunt A Player Has Ever Pulled in Your Game!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 10
    Views: 13121

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2011 6:51 pm   Subject: The CRAZIEST Stunt A Player Has Ever Pulled in Your Game!
    I have many fine memories of games and good times with my friends gathered around the DM screen and a bowl of chips. I was wondering, what was the craziest, boneheaded stunt either you or one of your ...
      Topic: Staggered experience point advancement for demi-humans
    masterarminas

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:31 pm   Subject: Staggered experience point advancement for demi-humans
    I really wouldn't mix it by race, because you are going to have players (not characters, but players) getting real upset. In game, it isn't a problem, since the PCs are larger than life heroes. (And ...
      Topic: Staggered experience point advancement for demi-humans
    masterarminas

    Replies: 8
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:38 pm   Subject: Staggered experience point advancement for demi-humans
    One thing I really like about Pathfinder is that there is not a single experience table, but three. One each for a fast, moderate, and slow advancement. One thing I am thinking about tryiing is to m ...
      Topic: Postfest XVI: Greyhawk- All Things Psionic!
    masterarminas

    Replies: 17
    Views: 14395

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:15 pm   Subject: Postfest XVI: Greyhawk- All Things Psionic!
    Ok, I will give this a try: my topic is soul knives, specifically a knightly order of the Duchy of Tenh named the Soul-blade Knights of Tenh. Should have it up in a few days.

    Master Arminas
      Topic: The Monastic Order of the Ebon Rose
    masterarminas

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:00 pm   Subject: The Monastic Order of the Ebon Rose
    Thanks, Argon. I'll be around for a while, got some other things I am working on, but am finally getting back to my Greyhawk roots now that I have found Pathfinder. You couldn't pay me to play 4th e ...
      Topic: The City of Pendleton
    masterarminas

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8593

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:12 pm   Subject: The City of Pendleton
    The helm is an instantaneous magic item--once its effects have occured, they are done. And with the snap of a pair of fingers, Mikey went from being insane (all beholders are considered insane, accor ...
      Topic: The City of Pendleton
    masterarminas

    Replies: 10
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:36 pm   Subject: The City of Pendleton
    True, but while he regularly engages in chaotic activites with the rogue's guild, he runs it according to his rules. Perhaps making him neutral would show him slowly 'slipping' back to his species al ...
      Topic: The City of Pendleton
    masterarminas

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8593

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:36 am   Subject: The City of Pendleton
    The Lord Marshall

    Dereck Blackhammer, an 18th level dwarf soulknife, is the Lord Marshall of Pendlton. Despite oftentimes disagreeing with the 'loose' manner in which Malachi Pendle runs the city ...
      Topic: The City of Pendleton
    masterarminas

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8593

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:52 am   Subject: The City of Pendleton
    Religion

    Pendleton has seven temples within the city and its outlying areas. The largest is a Temple of Pelor located in the Upper Quarter. Formerly a Temple of Pholtus, the Pholtans were expelle ...
      Topic: The City of Pendleton
    masterarminas

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8593

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:37 am   Subject: The City of Pendleton
    Very much so, and each of the elevation changes represents 20 feet of vertical height. As per your suggestions, I have 'slimmed' The Rock and both widened and deepened the Zumker.

    Here is a bit mo ...
      Topic: The City of Pendleton
    masterarminas

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8593

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:25 am   Subject: The City of Pendleton
    This is a work in progress, but Pendleton is the primary base of operations for my own D&D/Pathfinder/Greyhawk campaign. Located in the former Dutchy of the Tenh on the shores of Lake Abanfyl, th ...
      Topic: Harry Harrison's Porcuswines in Greyhawk
    masterarminas

    Replies: 1
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:29 pm   Subject: Harry Harrison's Porcuswines in Greyhawk
    Who says monsters have to be tricked out character killers to be memorable? Certainly not Gary Gygax, and I find that I agree with him more and more as I mature (or age, as the case may be). Sometim ...
      Topic: Spells to protect spellbooks?
    masterarminas

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6858

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:00 pm   Subject: Spells to protect spellbooks?
    I don't know of any Iron Golem, but I am hardly an exhaustive source. Sorry.

    Except . . . that you should be able to do it with a wish or perhaps even a limited wish. Both should be able to handl ...
      Topic: The Monastic Order of the Ebon Rose
    masterarminas

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4534

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 9:33 pm   Subject: The Monastic Order of the Ebon Rose
    The first one should have probably read something like at the cost of your perceived honor (i.e. reputation and standing). And the second? Well, there is only so many ways to say put your on the lin ...
      Topic: Spells to protect spellbooks?
    masterarminas

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6858

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:53 pm   Subject: Spells to protect spellbooks?
    I think that Complete Arcane (3.5) had several pages devoted to building spellbooks, including some enhancements for them. Either that or Complete Mage. One of the two, at least.

    Master Arminas
     
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