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by Falenthal
Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: The One Ring General Discussion
Topic: Literacy in Middle-Earth?
Replies: 33
Views: 8060

Re: Literacy in Middle-Earth?

one of them wants to play an Elf of Lorien. Perhaps this could be a way for his character to break into Rohirrim society and be noticed by the King and Queen - offering his services to courtiers as a tutor. I've just started playing a PbF game of Oaths and my character is a Lórien Elf diplomat, sen...
by Falenthal
Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: The One Ring General Discussion
Topic: Are you gaming against Canon and if so how?
Replies: 84
Views: 12372

Re: Are you gaming against Canon and if so how?

One of my players asked, “is this going to break canon?” I answered very demurely: “Not if you succeed.” :lol: :lol: Greatest of answers! That's a wonderful way to use canon to ADD to the story. The fact that some players know canon can be, in many ways, a hindrance to their surprise and expectatio...
by Falenthal
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: The One Ring General Discussion
Topic: Fatigue rules: too harsh... and one piece of trivia
Replies: 18
Views: 483

Re: Fatigue rules: too harsh... and one piece of trivia

Glorelendil wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:45 pm
Fortunately this has nothing to do with early medieval. This all takes place in an alternate, imaginary universe with its own timeline.
And without body location hits.
by Falenthal
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: The One Ring General Discussion
Topic: Fatigue rules: too harsh... and one piece of trivia
Replies: 18
Views: 483

Re: Fatigue rules: too harsh... and one piece of trivia

What zedturtle says. If in need to dismount, Herubrand should probably take away his helmet to reduce a few points of Fatigue. A foot soldier of Rohan probably wouldn't carry a bow, and would reduce his armour to something a bit lighter. From my experience with the game, only rohirrim who will fight...
by Falenthal
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: The One Ring General Discussion
Topic: After the Watch on the Heath: What to do with Raenar?
Replies: 18
Views: 702

Re: After the Watch on the Heath: What to do with Raenar?

Elstan, First Captain of Dale, would go solo to kill the dragon unbeknown to all but to Queen Una. Before the first rays of dawn, with a golden spear and a handkerchief gifted to him by Una, he rides North. The Queen cries in the highest tower of Dale for some days, gazing at the distant peaks of th...
by Falenthal
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: The One Ring General Discussion
Topic: Your personal wishlist for TOR books
Replies: 50
Views: 4953

Re: Your personal wishlist for TOR books

Rich H wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:59 am
I just tell Jon what I want next for my campaign and he seems to oblige.
You might be a very powerful puppeteer...

...or some kind of buddhist: better to love what you are given, than to demand what you want.
by Falenthal
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: The One Ring General Discussion
Topic: Are you gaming against Canon and if so how?
Replies: 84
Views: 12372

Re: Are you gaming against Canon and if so how?

Well, dragons are known for slumbering for centuries after great efforts and conquests. Raenar could just limit himself to hunting some goats and the ocasional traveller/adventurer on the northwestern parts of The Waste for the next 200 years. But of course, gamewise it is faaaaar more interesting t...
by Falenthal
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: The One Ring General Discussion
Topic: The Twice-baked Honey Cake conundrum
Replies: 26
Views: 7896

Re: The Twice-baked Honey Cake conundrum

Rich H wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:46 am

Let the PCs buy or trade TBHC's. They'll be tasty and lovely but will give no in-game bonuses. Beorn and his folk keep the 'good stuff' for themselves...
That's what italians do with their good red wine when they try to sell you Lambrusco (which no italian would ever drink)! :lol:
by Falenthal
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: The One Ring General Discussion
Topic: The Twice-baked Honey Cake conundrum
Replies: 26
Views: 7896

Re: The Twice-baked Honey Cake conundrum

Can't your characters just get "honey sandwiches" from the beornings? Why do they HAVE to get Twice-baked HCs? They don't all have mithril coats, or Nogrod-forged swords, right? When they use their Bonus dice from the Preliminary rolls for Travels, then they can say "Beorn gave us some juicy bread w...