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Author Topic: Is RPG Optimization Psychosis?  (Read 5840 times)

Shasarak

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Re: Is RPG Optimization Psychosis?
« Reply #165 on: January 04, 2021, 10:50:34 PM »
Chris24601 do yourself a favor and walk away. No matter what you say you are in the wrong. Even if Pat is proven wrong it's never him it's everyone else.

It's not worth the time or energy and for what to be told your wrong all the time. Focus on something more productive as well as similar posters.
Says the poster who has spend the entire OD&D thread making unfounded attacks on OD&D players.

Come on, Pat that is just not true - some attacks were not unfounded, some were shots of opportunity.
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Eirikrautha

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Re: Is RPG Optimization Psychosis?
« Reply #166 on: January 05, 2021, 12:01:36 AM »
Chris24601 do yourself a favor and walk away. No matter what you say you are in the wrong. Even if Pat is proven wrong it's never him it's everyone else.

It's not worth the time or energy and for what to be told your wrong all the time. Focus on something more productive as well as similar posters.
Says the poster who has spend the entire OD&D thread making unfounded attacks on OD&D players.

Come on, Pat that is just not true - some attacks were not unfounded, some were shots of opportunity.

There were no attacks of opportunity in OD&D...

Zalman

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Re: Is RPG Optimization Psychosis?
« Reply #167 on: January 05, 2021, 11:25:13 AM »
It would matter for to hit chances if monsters regularly had AC that you can only hit on an 18 or 19, but that doesn't happen.  If every monster was like that then you can be sure that players would start doing everything they could to get that +1.

Perhaps so, but I think in that situation my players would start doing everything they could to avoid combat first and foremost. Gaining some some small bit of advantage for a situation that is likely suicidal in either case would definitely be secondary for a smart player.
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Re: Is RPG Optimization Psychosis?
« Reply #168 on: January 08, 2021, 08:58:49 PM »
Chris24601 do yourself a favor and walk away. No matter what you say you are in the wrong. Even if Pat is proven wrong it's never him it's everyone else.

It's not worth the time or energy and for what to be told your wrong all the time. Focus on something more productive as well as similar posters.
Says the poster who has spend the entire OD&D thread making unfounded attacks on OD&D players.

Come on, Pat that is just not true - some attacks were not unfounded, some were shots of opportunity.

There were no attacks of opportunity in OD&D...

There are in BX. Just under a different name.  ;D

moonsweeper

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Re: Is RPG Optimization Psychosis?
« Reply #169 on: January 08, 2021, 09:32:15 PM »

There were no attacks of opportunity in OD&D...

There are in BX. Just under a different name.  ;D

I broke out B/X and started running it again about 9 months ago.  None of the players had played it in years.  When they had to retreat from some kobolds, the players started looking at each other and were like 'Oh shit, I forgot this had AOO."   ;D
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