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Author Topic: D&D 5e The Wheelchair Chronicles  (Read 3931 times)

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D&D 5e The Wheelchair Chronicles
« on: March 16, 2021, 02:47:41 PM »
So as of today here in Germany, I have seen the first arrivals of the Candlekeep Adventures in some Online Stores. So has anybody had the chance to skimm through the book, and if so how bad is it? 

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Re: D&D 5e The Wheelchair Chronicles
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2021, 04:16:52 PM »
Greetings!

WELCOME TO THE SITE, COOKIEMONSTER!

I haven't seen the book here yet. I'm wondering how terrible the Candlekeep book is going to be!

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Re: D&D 5e The Wheelchair Chronicles
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2021, 04:33:59 PM »
What it boils down to is just more outrage marketing.

They know that anti SJWs AND real handicapped people who have not been brainwashed are going to complain. And complaining is... FREE ADVERTISING! horray! Play up something that is pretty much guaranteed to rile people up and profit at the expense of us filthy cripples who probably are too dumb to play RPGs anyhow. But give us your money anyhow rubes!

And sink or swim, they can play the poor helpless victim senselessly attacked by those mean ol racists!

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Re: D&D 5e The Wheelchair Chronicles
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2021, 05:19:15 PM »
I ordered mine today (not Germany but close), taking one for the team so to speak.
I'll let you know when it arrives (probably second half of April if it comes from Germany; fuck all these extra Brexit/Covid related delays).

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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2021, 05:27:59 PM »
Basically Candlekeep Mysteries is another anthology collection akin to the Yawning Portal one. Except this one is all original stuff by various designers. Sounds like that expansion for Betrayal at House on Haunted Hill that had Sarkesian and Price doing pieces for it. Could be bad, could be so-so, could be actually ok. It has quite a few adventures in it so who knows.

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« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2021, 05:41:43 PM »
Basically Candlekeep Mysteries is another anthology collection akin to the Yawning Portal one. Except this one is all original stuff by various designers. Sounds like that expansion for Betrayal at House on Haunted Hill that had Sarkesian and Price doing pieces for it. Could be bad, could be so-so, could be actually ok. It has quite a few adventures in it so who knows.

https://dnd.wizards.com/products/candlekeep-mysteries#:~:text=Adventure%20authors%20include%3A%20Graeme%20Barber,%2C%20and%20Toni%20Winslow%2DBrill.

Adventure authors include: Graeme Barber, Kelly Lynne D'angelo, Alison Huang, Mark Hulmes, Jennifer Kretchmer, Daniel Kwan, Adam Lee, Ari Levitch, Sarah Madsen, Christopher Perkins, Michael Polkinghorn, Taymoor Rehman, Derek Ruiz, Kienna Shaw, Brandes Stoddard, Amy Vorpahl, and Toni Winslow-Brill.

I'm not seeing any Price/Sarkeesian level SJWs in there. OTOH it doesn't really sound like my cup of tea anyway, and the quality of WoTC adventure material is pretty consistently low so I don't plan to buy.
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Re: D&D 5e The Wheelchair Chronicles
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2021, 05:51:25 PM »
Basically Candlekeep Mysteries is another anthology collection akin to the Yawning Portal one. Except this one is all original stuff by various designers. Sounds like that expansion for Betrayal at House on Haunted Hill that had Sarkesian and Price doing pieces for it. Could be bad, could be so-so, could be actually ok. It has quite a few adventures in it so who knows.

https://dnd.wizards.com/products/candlekeep-mysteries#:~:text=Adventure%20authors%20include%3A%20Graeme%20Barber,%2C%20and%20Toni%20Winslow%2DBrill.

Adventure authors include: ... Daniel Kwan...

I'm not seeing any Price/Sarkeesian level SJWs in there. OTOH it doesn't really sound like my cup of tea anyway, and the quality of WoTC adventure material is pretty consistently low so I don't plan to buy.
Isn't he the "Oriental Adventure was racist and must be purged!" dude?  Sounds pretty SJW to me...

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Re: D&D 5e The Wheelchair Chronicles
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2021, 06:02:43 PM »
I ordered mine today (not Germany but close), taking one for the team so to speak.
I'll let you know when it arrives (probably second half of April if it comes from Germany; fuck all these extra Brexit/Covid related delays).
Yeah I ordered some Books from Drivetrhough RPG so i am in the same boat.

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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2021, 06:05:31 PM »
Basically Candlekeep Mysteries is another anthology collection akin to the Yawning Portal one. Except this one is all original stuff by various designers. Sounds like that expansion for Betrayal at House on Haunted Hill that had Sarkesian and Price doing pieces for it. Could be bad, could be so-so, could be actually ok. It has quite a few adventures in it so who knows.

https://dnd.wizards.com/products/candlekeep-mysteries#:~:text=Adventure%20authors%20include%3A%20Graeme%20Barber,%2C%20and%20Toni%20Winslow%2DBrill.

Adventure authors include: ... Daniel Kwan...

I'm not seeing any Price/Sarkeesian level SJWs in there. OTOH it doesn't really sound like my cup of tea anyway, and the quality of WoTC adventure material is pretty consistently low so I don't plan to buy.
Isn't he the "Oriental Adventure was racist and must be purged!" dude?  Sounds pretty SJW to me...
Yes, I am moslty interrested what bullshit Mr. Kwan is coming Up for His adventure.

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« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2021, 07:14:33 PM »
Adventure authors include: ... Daniel Kwan...

I'm not seeing any Price/Sarkeesian level SJWs in there. OTOH it doesn't really sound like my cup of tea anyway, and the quality of WoTC adventure material is pretty consistently low so I don't plan to buy.
Isn't he the "Oriental Adventure was racist and must be purged!" dude?  Sounds pretty SJW to me...
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I think so, but my Google Fu (oo-er) must have failed me as I couldn't come up with anything on a 10 minute search.
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Re: D&D 5e The Wheelchair Chronicles
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2021, 09:47:29 PM »
I'm not seeing any Price/Sarkeesian level SJWs in there. OTOH it doesn't really sound like my cup of tea anyway, and the quality of WoTC adventure material is pretty consistently low so I don't plan to buy.

I did not say either were in it. Just that its another collaboration/jam party sort of deal. Though some of those names seem a bit familliar but cant place other than I think Kwan. Graeme Barber apparently is from a "POC" site so probably a "diversity hire" checkmark. I feel sorry for him if that is true.
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« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2021, 11:07:07 PM »
I believe Derek Ruiz is either a member here or posted on Pundit's video about this. He sounds like a good guy to me.

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« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2021, 10:59:22 AM »
Waiting to hear about players who get mad at the dm for having npc clerics cast regen on their wheelchair bound characters.

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« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2021, 02:44:23 PM »
Waiting to hear about players who get mad at the dm for having npc clerics cast regen on their wheelchair bound characters.

That would be awesome... imagine the salt.

DM: "You have defeated the mob of orcs and their goblin allies. The floor is slick with the blood of your foes and even some of your own as well. The cleric of life and regeneration prays over you and you feel your wounds mend and close and your legs grow stronger and regains all sensation."
SJW Player: "What? How dare he?"
DM: "The tenets of xers faith demand that heal all xer allies with in the persuit of your quest to restore freedom to the kingdom."
SJW Player: "I don't give him consent to heal me or restore my legs! That's rape!"
DM: "Why are you misgendering the cleric? And xer's the only healer in the party, you're not going to last long without healing... If xer can't do as his deity demands xer will lose the ability to cast any spells at all.."
Rest of Party: *groans audibly*

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Re: D&D 5e The Wheelchair Chronicles
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2021, 04:01:30 PM »
You jest, but I believe this is a real issue in the deaf community. I was at a New Years Eve function for the deaf a few years ago and it's all people wanted to talk about. 've seen it pop up in the news a few times since.
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