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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:09 pm

Dragon-blooded: You can take charms, but you only get to use one or two per scene before your motes run out. Choose wisely.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by CodexGigas on Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:16 pm

Unless you're an Air-aspect with a lightning box or two.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by DagonXIII on Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:26 pm

From your backstory it sounded like you had at least 3-4... Ah well, your call. Have you spent XP yet?

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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by CodexGigas on Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:10 am

I started with two or three dots (I've always been a little bit irritated by fluff vs crunch necessities of breeding...) but I cut them for dots in Connections because I thought those were more important for defining the character. This is pre-XP; I was holding all those points in reserve for Charms.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by DagonXIII on Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:16 am

Besides MOEP:DB where is there fluff for the breeding rule?

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Post by CodexGigas on Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:25 pm

MoEP: DB and Exalted: DB (1st ed book) are the only places they specifically mention dots. There's some related stuff about breeding in Scroll of Heroes, but it clashes with too many previous books, so I usually ignore it.

"Outcastes only rarely show signs of Breeding. It takes
several generations of careful eugenics to reveal even low levels of
improvement,
and even in the Realm and Lookshy, this Background
is not exactly common." --Clearest reference I can find right now; it's the same that Adam used to keep me from raising an army in a few generations. Sad

It's silly to not take Breeding, but at the same time, the book calls even a few dots "uncommon" among the Dynasts. Of course, this might just be an author derp that nobody ever bothered to fix, since shiny new Infernals burst onto the scene around the time people started really doing heavy-duty crunch and fluff deconstruction. Then the Dawn Fix, etc, etc. It's just one of those forgotten issues, IMO.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by DagonXIII on Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:53 pm

It also seems to contradict later fluff. What they probably meant is that outcasts in the realm rarely have high dots of breeding. Anyway, I will blissfully go about ignoring that Derp, and for my campaigns you may too.

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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:58 pm

I may have a custom bit of equipment to run by you later. My char isn't particularly, um, started yet, but I'm still trying to get them figured out.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by CodexGigas on Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:06 pm

I can't recommend the Linguistics tree enough if you go the Air Aspect route. Voice of Mastery is pretty much the cornerstone of social combat at Essence 3 for DBs, and With One Mind is one of the coolest, most useful Charms in the book for a DB group.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:16 pm

I'll see what I can do there. The whole "learn a language in an afternoon" thing is pretty sweet. Might have to lose the Fiona influence, partially because I can't figure out which stat would be useful for demolitions, save possibly for Craft(Earth).
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by CodexGigas on Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:33 pm

Craft: Water is the closest fit for making explosives (although you're probably right about Craft: Earth being the best for demolitions). I made a fireworks vendor for a oneshot once. Had a specialty in Craft: Water-Fireworks. I felt a little silly.

Edit: Alternatively, equip your character with appropriate explosive artifacts. Artifacts to look into for a demolitions/sabotage type character: quagmire perimeter mine, essence pulse grenade, sun's fist chakram.

There are also non-artifact explosives in the Scroll of Kings.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by DagonXIII on Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:37 pm

Or being a dragon-blooded and having Elemental Burst Technique, just make a new charm!

Like...
Holding in the Dragon's Flame,
M: varies
Type: ? (What type would it be?)
Mins: Lore 3, Essence 3

Powerful Explosives are hard to come by. While some have created powerful essence grenades or like, they remain hard to come by and harder to make. But then one crafty DB thought to himself: Why not just create a delay for my Elemental Bursts?

When activating this charm, the DB spends a number of motes on one use of Elemental Burst Technique and makes a craft check (Dif 1) to bind the explosion temporarily in a . The container can be anything, a pebble, a teacup or even the tea in the cup, but it is obviously holding elemental energy. Then on, as long as the DB keeps half the motes spent on the burst committed, he can safely carry around the container until he wants to use it. Then he simply removes the motes and the burst goes off.

If the player wishes to stunt the explosion (such as a shaped burst, or a delayed before it explodes) it increases the difficulty of the craft check by 1. For instance, instead of simply a icy blast emanating from the winter-breath jar, the player can have shards of ice shoot out.

Just some preliminart thoughts.. Ideas?

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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:56 pm

I'm thinking that would make a fantastic lower-rating version of the Crucible of Tarim.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by DagonXIII on Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:22 pm

Oh, I'm saving that for the session where you have to play Yu-gi-oh with the perfect of paragon. For the fate of all creation of course.

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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by CodexGigas on Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:53 pm

War 5 (children's card games +3)
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:13 pm

(is secretly a Sidereal with Meditative Battlefield Escalation)
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:28 pm

Quick question: how do the jade bonuses in Oadenol's Codex interact with the bonus in the core book? Is it one or the other? That sounds like too much. Is it only one? That sounds like slightly too little.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by DagonXIII on Sun Aug 21, 2011 2:56 pm

You can choose either the Codex version or the core version. In my mind, Jade normally has the properties in the Core unless specifically forged to bring out the jade's elemental character. The bonuses are useful yes, but they stay around 3 points of benefits, as apposed to any celestial material which typically has 4 (Except Oricalcum, which sucks.)

Also, any DB can attune to any type of Jade with no penalties.

I will also add here that I kinda like Jukashi's Gaia DB supplement (It has our much desired Essence Excellency), and am cautiously using some of it for my anti-party; but I will say no more here. If you want anything from it feel free to ask me. I say this because I can see the Alchemy charms being good for making explosives...

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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Sun Aug 21, 2011 3:18 pm

Okay, thanks. Since I'm building something with a significant speed-based aspect, I think I'll stick with the core book's version.

I think I might have just figured out a way to have an Exalted assault rifle, in the form of a high-maintenance, hearthstone-requiring artifact.
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by DagonXIII on Sun Aug 21, 2011 3:23 pm

but you're not a solar...? you can't use Fiery Solar Cannons...

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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Sun Aug 21, 2011 3:27 pm

It's a lower-rating thing with way less damage and a pretty high repair rating for a personal armament. Not sure exactly what to call it rating-wise (tentatively three).

Then again, if this weapon is an M16, the FSC is comparatively more like the gatling gun affixed to a Warthog ground assault plane. (explosions, and all that)
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by CodexGigas on Sun Aug 21, 2011 4:28 pm

CF a refluffed version of Ink Monkey's Essence Pulse Cannon; it even uses Thrown, so it would be compatible with Air Aspect charms.

http://wiki.white-wolf.com/exalted/index.php?title=Artifacts:Essence_Pulse_Cannon

TDO's Majestic Dragon Vambraces are also pretty cool.

http://wiki.white-wolf.com/exalted/index.php?title=Artifacts:Majestic_Dragon_Vambraces

Also this Shocked : http://wiki.white-wolf.com/exalted/index.php?title=Artifacts:Supreme_Essence_Gatling
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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Mon Aug 22, 2011 3:42 am

I may fall back on those vambraces if my other thing falls through. Being compatible with thrown charms would be handy.

The pulse cannon says it's wielded with archery, although it gains the thrown bonuses because its range is so short.

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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by DagonXIII on Mon Aug 22, 2011 1:09 pm

Oh Codex: I didn't say earlier but you make take 10XP for the backstory, (5 xtra for the interesting style) 5 more for plot hooks. So you should have a total of 55xp to stat the character.

The vambraces seem like a fine enough item, if you want to take them.

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Re: My Exalted Campaign

Post by AlaskanWyvern on Mon Aug 22, 2011 4:03 pm

So, I was trying to find Jukashi's supplement again, and apparently it got lost in the old forum crash. Could somebody please send it to me or pass it back to me at GCC?

Could Loyal Weapon/Persistent Hornet Attack apply to the vambraces?
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