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by ThorinSchmidt
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Style guide
Replies: 47
Views: 13115

Re: Style guide

Solomoriah wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:20 pm
For the record, I hate dashes of all types. I'm often amazed that the people who tell me that two spaces after final punctuation is "wrong" because it's "ugly" still use dashes... I find them VERY ugly.
what-,-do-you-have-hyphen-phobia-or something? And-calling-them-ugly...---So-much-hate!
:D
by ThorinSchmidt
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Playing God
Replies: 16
Views: 1799

Re: Playing God

Thanks! I wasn't really sure where to put it so I put it in the Rules Supplements section.

https://www.basicfantasy.org/showcase.cgi?sid=174
by ThorinSchmidt
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Playing God
Replies: 16
Views: 1799

Re: Playing God

Okay, I've made a 5th release of my little supplement. It probably will only interest GMs but maybe there is enough there finally to earn it a spot in the Showcase?
by ThorinSchmidt
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any tips on running JN1 The Chaotic Caves?
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: Any tips on running JN1 The Chaotic Caves?

When I ran it for my students, I started them with "Kidnapped!". It was a case of Mistaken Identity. The baddies thought they had captured a high level group initially, then didn't really know what to do with them after capture. Then, when the group got to the town, people also mistook them for the ...
by ThorinSchmidt
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Creating PbtA Bonds for BFRPG
Replies: 8
Views: 475

Re: Creating PbtA Bonds for BFRPG

Having a little experience with how PbtA works, I have to say you either need to go "whole hog" with it or not at all. the bonds thing is nice and works well in PbtA, but only because the central mechanic is based on character interaction. Trying to mix elements of the two, in my opinion is like try...
by ThorinSchmidt
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you listening to/watching/reading?
Replies: 951
Views: 141415

Re: What are you listening to/watching/reading?

Listening to: The Doubleclicks
Reading: the Kris Longknife series
playing: Re-playing Might and Magic 6
by ThorinSchmidt
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Magical Item Compendium
Replies: 103
Views: 20946

Re: Magical Item Compendium

The glass rod idea is a pretty good one. The reason i suggested a leyden jar is because it is a very primitive capacitor. So primitive that there is some evidence that a version of it existed in Mesopotamia. Anyway, what better way to contain a lightning elemental than with a capacitor? Although a g...
by ThorinSchmidt
Mon May 27, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Artwork
Topic: BF App Art
Replies: 3
Views: 773

BF App Art

Hey everyone, my students and I have been working on a Basic Fantasy Character app for the Android. (There's a thread in the Workshop) We would like to make an equipment page where the player can easily equip or unequip items. Most likely in a scrollable list of some kind where clicking an entry wou...
by ThorinSchmidt
Mon May 27, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 2
Replies: 473
Views: 87466

Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide 2

Nothing to see here:

Just your average Treant out for his morning walk with his pet Timber-wolf, "Scruffles".
by ThorinSchmidt
Mon May 27, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Magical Item Compendium
Replies: 103
Views: 20946

Re: Magical Item Compendium

Cold - Cube of ice that magically never melts.
Lightning - a Lightning Jar! Or a Leyden Jar for those of you who know nothing of canning.
Metal - how about a small crucible?
Wood - a wooden whistle or flute