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Author Topic: Looking for Players for a Campaign via Discord/Roll20  (Read 3795 times)

GreyScholar

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« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2020, 02:28:14 pm »
I'd be interested in joining! I had tinkered with a character for Amber to play years ago but was not able to get anywhere with such without a game to join.

With consideration my Amberite being a "Pattern Illusionist" as I called him, using a variation on the Sorcery power which uses Pattern energy. Plus a few other ideas with that.
Where I believe remembering that I got the idea from considering one or more of the Amberite NPCs.  before then discussing and working out the ideas with the GM.
It has been a while admittedly, so I'd need to look through my copy of Amber to see where I might have gotten some of my ideas. Refamiliarize myself with the setting.
”Life is but a story waiting to be discovered… or created. If one understands the plot and characters you can change not only your own story but others as well.”

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« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2020, 06:46:20 am »
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I'd be interested in joining! I had tinkered with a character for Amber to play years ago but was not able to get anywhere with such without a game to join.

With consideration my Amberite being a "Pattern Illusionist" as I called him, using a variation on the Sorcery power which uses Pattern energy. Plus a few other ideas with that.
Where I believe remembering that I got the idea from considering one or more of the Amberite NPCs.  before then discussing and working out the ideas with the GM.
It has been a while admittedly, so I'd need to look through my copy of Amber to see where I might have gotten some of my ideas. Refamiliarize myself with the setting.

The use of "Pattern" with any form of magic is actually very advanced, and requires significant investment of points in both the branch of magic and Pattern. Typically that would require about 10 times the base points of any starting character.
As I've posted previously, I'd be looking to run my AiRP campaign which has a specific set of starting criteria all of which are "detailed" in the questionaire used as the basis for creating a character.

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« Reply #17 on: July 03, 2020, 11:46:31 pm »
Hmm, fair enough. Well I may have a few other powers I could consider working with for now. Could I see the questionnaire?
I'm fine working with whatever criteria you have in place, honestly the more important details is perhaps in Domain and Allies.

* Artifact
     Pocket Watch
       Psychic Neutral
       Extraordinary Psychic Sensitivity
       Integral to Sorcery
       Hang and Use Spells
* Domain
     Name of Domain
     Primal World
     Guarded
     Control of Destiny
* Powers
    Warden of the Stair
    Sorcery
    Cantrips
* Allies
     Partisan Support
      The Academy (The institution and academy that he learned magic at)
      The Royalist Party (The current ruling government of his nation)
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« Reply #18 on: July 04, 2020, 05:48:43 am »
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Hmm, fair enough. Well I may have a few other powers I could consider working with for now. Could I see the questionnaire?
I'm fine working with whatever criteria you have in place, honestly the more important details is perhaps in Domain and Allies.

* Artifact
     Pocket Watch
       Psychic Neutral
       Extraordinary Psychic Sensitivity
       Integral to Sorcery
       Hang and Use Spells
* Domain
     Name of Domain
     Primal World
     Guarded
     Control of Destiny
* Powers
    Warden of the Stair
    Sorcery
    Cantrips
* Allies
     Partisan Support
      The Academy (The institution and academy that he learned magic at)
      The Royalist Party (The current ruling government of his nation)


Hi and yes.. all the details of the campaign are on the Adventures-In-Roleplay tab of my website Shadowlands.
The campaign is very much geared to new Amber players who are likely to never have encountered Amber, and therefore have no knowledge of the setting. Therefore, unless specific things are elected during generation the character will have no or very little knowledge of either Amber, the Courts, or anything else. It's also not a "Throne War" campaign, so most of what you've selected just doesn't apply, and as an entry campaign your starting points are very limited which also means most of what you selected won't be achievable.
Every Amber GM I've encountered runs their games their own way, with their own interpretations.
I also use my own rules which are derived from the Netbook, which itself was derived from the original Phage Press Amber book and then later revised when Shadow knight was published. So certain things that may have been developed in other later publications don't exist like Warden of the Stairs or Cantrips. Again the rules are on the website. The downloadable PDF is the most up to date version, as updating the online pages is something of a pain, so I do bits of it from time to time, when I have the time and inclination. I have another slight revision to Conjuration to add,, but I need to finalise my thoughts on exactly how the Ribs, Backbones, and Skeletons, were originally intended to integrate.

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« Reply #19 on: July 04, 2020, 03:31:49 pm »
Thank you! Let me look through everything and see if maybe I can come up with something else. Where in all honesty, while I have had a general interest in Amber for around 10+ years, I never really had the chance to play the RPG and didn't really know where I could look to find a game to join... Which also admittedly means it's been quite a while since I've actually even read through the Amber Corebook. So that Introduction to Amber you have on you site will actually be quite helpful, and once I read through all your personal rules I can see about perhaps putting a character together that would better fit your game and I can then get back with you.
”Life is but a story waiting to be discovered… or created. If one understands the plot and characters you can change not only your own story but others as well.”

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« Reply #20 on: July 27, 2020, 02:05:42 pm »
On a sidenote, i have managed to start my own game going, my input is that of a GM. First time running Amber, the first session got split into two but i managed to make the players happy and it was a sucess. I had to think on my toes a lot despite there beeing a prewritten plot that i worked on. I didnt railroad but had to watch out for player enjoyment(the first session was introductory so i coudnt make it all about the action). I used traditional Amber rpg system but with a few houserules. All in all, a good time for all so far.

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Re: Looking for Players for a Campaign via Discord/Roll20
« Reply #21 on: November 02, 2020, 01:51:23 am »
I would be interested if you can find a time that doesn't overlap with my work hours. I'm US Mountain, so -7/-6 GMT. I've actually been punting around Amber as a COVID go-to since I can't even manage to run 5e well via Fantasy Grounds/Unity. I do have my own Zoom account which I found to be more stable then the alternatives.
 

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Re: Looking for Players for a Campaign via Discord/Roll20
« Reply #22 on: November 24, 2020, 03:48:21 am »
Has the campaign started?

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« Reply #23 on: November 24, 2020, 01:25:46 pm »
It hasnt started yet, multiple scheduling issues.