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by Mantis
Fri Dec 02, 2022 1:56 pm
Forum: TV & Film
Topic: Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series
Replies: 1762
Views: 373920

Re: Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series

1899 Someone already mentioned this show, but worth reiterating that it is very good. Not sure where I stand on it compared to Dark yet, but then Dark set a ludicrously high bar and is one of my favourite shows ever, I am still very much enjoying it though. Two episodes to go and so far it seems to...
by Mantis
Wed Nov 30, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: TV & Film
Topic: The Watch
Replies: 25
Views: 2921

Re: The Watch

I liked season 2 of The Witcher. :oops:

I haven't read the books.
by Mantis
Wed Nov 30, 2022 11:56 am
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: Twitter, the shitshow that keeps on delivering
Replies: 37
Views: 788

Re: Twitter, the shitshow that keeps on delivering

He's on way more than weed. The guy's Twitter feed is a drug induced psychotic break.
by Mantis
Fri Nov 25, 2022 11:13 am
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder
Replies: 177
Views: 5713

Re: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder

It's more for the rarer materials that are either used up or have a separate gold value requirement that I think you have to obtain elsewhere. Every other component is typically considered to be a part of the component pouch which most spell caster classes can start with and are typically easy enoug...
by Mantis
Fri Nov 25, 2022 10:51 am
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder
Replies: 177
Views: 5713

Re: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder

I always thought that the individual component costs were to do with preparing the spell during your rest rather than actually casting it? Surely it's how the spell is cast that matters most in the moment. The components are used as part of the actual casting process if you don't have a focus. Some...
by Mantis
Fri Nov 25, 2022 10:42 am
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder
Replies: 177
Views: 5713

Re: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder

Copying a spell from a scroll or another spellbook into your own costs something like 50 gold per level and an hour per level of the spell in question. I did look that rule up during the last campaign as Korvak briefly had a copy of the Archmage's spellbook but I don't think he ever spent the time t...
by Mantis
Thu Nov 24, 2022 10:28 pm
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder
Replies: 177
Views: 5713

Re: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder

I think it's purposefully designed to be so significant per round so that for all intents and purposes you fall instantly. It introduces unnecessary and tedious gameplay complexities if you spread falling time over multiple rounds. I'm not a fan of the suggested damage cap in the raw rules though. A...
by Mantis
Thu Nov 24, 2022 9:34 pm
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder
Replies: 177
Views: 5713

Re: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder

So can I assume that flying speed works the same way in that if a character doesn't have a specific one listed then we take half our standard movement speed as default.

Providing the direction of flight is directly downwards.
by Mantis
Thu Nov 24, 2022 7:40 pm
Forum: Console Gaming
Topic: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion
Replies: 226
Views: 77830

Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

Oh for sure, it looks like dog. I can live with poor graphics, I play plenty of indie games that are just basic pixel art. It's the lack of any art direction or unique style at all that is quite galling. There's just no personality in the looks. That said, the gameplay is very fun, and Pokemon has l...
by Mantis
Thu Nov 24, 2022 7:08 pm
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder
Replies: 177
Views: 5713

Re: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder

I can probably run past half 8, closer to 9, most likely.

It'll be fine, she's used to being disappointed in me.
by Mantis
Thu Nov 24, 2022 6:55 pm
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder
Replies: 177
Views: 5713

Re: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder

Could we say half 7? I've told my other half I'd be free from half 8 now.
by Mantis
Thu Nov 24, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: Console Gaming
Topic: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion
Replies: 226
Views: 77830

Re: Switch & Nintendo News/Discussion

The performance issues haven't really been that bad at all for me. I notice the frame drops here and there but haven't had anything more significant than that. Shame this installment is being bombarded with so much negativity for it as so far I think it's been the best entry in the series in ages. S...
by Mantis
Thu Nov 24, 2022 1:34 pm
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder
Replies: 177
Views: 5713

Re: D&D Campaign 2: D&D Harder

Awesome.

We aiming for a 7pm start?
by Mantis
Mon Nov 21, 2022 4:31 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: World Cup 2022
Replies: 9
Views: 221

Re: World Cup 2022

The credibility is kind of irrelevant when everybody is still going to tune in anyway. Watching it is implicit support of their actions. It wouldn't be that hard to show the minimum amount of solidarity by boycotting the matches this year but even that seems to be too much of a stretch for most peop...
by Mantis
Sat Nov 19, 2022 10:58 pm
Forum: Music & Literature
Topic: The gig thread
Replies: 110
Views: 28777

Re: The gig thread

Oh nice, I wouldn't have thought he'd be there. Was he properly into it then? We arrived about 20 minutes before doors and managed to join at the end of the side alley just before the queue snaked all over the front of the building. We'd have been right in the middle in the pit near the front if we'...