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Nov

Group Beta #50 — Sword of Subtle Hints

5
Nov

Sight Cones and Sound Spheres

I have a plate mail problem. And no, it’s not chafing and yes, I know about the baby powder trick. It’s noise. Or rather, it’s a false perception that my players have – they have got it in their heads that if even one party-member is wearing shiny, clanky plate mail or hasn’t super-specialized in stealth stats that they will make so much noise while moving that every sentry in the castle will instantly see and hear them and rush from their post to commit murder. They have made an assumption that avoiding sight and quiet movement is impossible unless you’re a fully trained ninja and infiltration tactics are off the table before the mission-planning even starts. So, how do I re-educate them on the soundness of soundless-and-sightless strategies? A visual aid from the world of video games is the answer!

17
Sep

Obsidian Portal Campaign of the Month September 2019 – The Cold Truce

Five hundred years have passed since the great Dividing War. Most have forgotten the details of those dark times, but some yet remember. Long-simmering resentment is steadily growing into longing for a new conflict. Are we soon to see the end of The Cold Truce – Septembers Campaign of the Month! If renewed war is on the horizon, then time is of the essence. We must meet with GM Conan_Lybarian, and quickly!

4
Sep

Update Post – September 4, 2019

Greetings Obsidian Portal Community!

It’s been a little bit since we had our last update post, but we’re back in action with some really great news. So let’s dive right in and get into it. News, updates, a beta feature, and a unique opportunity await!

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