Role Playing Games

AD&D, MUDS, MMORPGs, etc.

Posted At: 3/30/2020 4:46:44 PM
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So, you get AOE2-DE installed, and you're all excited to play it, and the first thing you see is this:What is this and what can you do about it?First off, it means that you cannot play multiplayer games, but you can play the single player versions, so at least you can get started playing.But how to fix it and what is it complaining about?There's a setting in your xbox.com profile that needs to be changed. (Why they can't just say that in the error? I dunno, but the solution follows.)Go to xbox.com and sign in with your XBox ID. (Should be the same ID you used to download/play AOE2)After logging in, Click on your avatar/picture in the top-left, a menu will appear underneath. Pick XBox Profile to go to your profile page.Underneath your user name in the center, you'll see a button for "Privacy Settings", click it.Scroll down to "You can see and upload community creations". Set that to "Everyone".Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and click Submit.The problem is now solved. Next time you start Age of Empires 2 - Definitive Edition, the message will be gone and you will have access to multiplayer games!Note: I've heard from some people you need to wait up to 45 minutes for Microsoft's servers to syncronize. I did not have that problem, it worked right away for me, but if it doesn't work immediately, go do something for a while (As it will be the last exercise you'll ...
Posted At: 3/8/2019 9:05:13 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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The burst of the fireball does not expend a considerable amount of pressure, and the burst will generally conform to the shape of the area in which it occurs, thus covering an area equal to its normal spherical volume. [The area which is covered by the fireball is a total volume of roughly 33,000 cubic feet (or yards).]Gary Gygax's crystal clear prose aside, what this means in practice is that a fireball is normally a sphere of radius 20 feet (in a dungeon; for some reason, above ground that changes to a 20 yard radius... ah, those first edition rules...)**. But if you don't have enough space to fit in a sphere that big, the fireball spreads out further until it fills the same volume as a 20 foot radius sphere. Which means that if you're in a standard 10 foot wide and high dungeon corridor (as they all seemed to be for some unfathomable reason*), the fireball will spread along the corridor for a total of 330 feet!Yeah, sadistic Dungeon Masters used to enjoy using that fact to screw up plans of the adventuring party. Another consequence used by even more sadistic Dungeon Masters is that if the fireball went off in a confined space where it couldn't expand to its regular size, the compression would increase the damage by a factor equal to the 20 foot radius volume divided by the actual available volume...***If you knew this and ever either perpetrated it on players or fell victim to it ...
Posted At: 2/5/2016 4:10:32 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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A modern version of the old Rogue/Nethack type of dungeon exploration game. Open source and web accessible.Main site
Posted At: 7/13/2006 8:37:19 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Have added to the site a fully Ajax-enabled (Atlas) implementation of the data from the Dungeons and Dragons Technical Reference Documentation. You can now quickly look up information on Monsters, Spells, Psionics, Classes, Feats, Items, Special Skills and more.The link is here: Dungeons and Dragons v3.5 ReferenceEnjoy!
Posted At: 3/7/2005 1:22:34 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Microsoft has donated Allegiance to the Open Source community. Allegiance was given an award for "Best Game No One Played". Due to initial implementation problems, the game flopped, even though it was one of the most advanced team-based Space Sim Games out there.You can get the source code for the game directly from Microsoft at http://research.microsoft.com/research/allegiance/Get in with the Allegiance Community at www.freeallegiance.org
Posted At: 6/27/2003 1:48:56 AM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Go Here and try out this game for free!http://www.outwar.com/page.php?x=1088799
Posted At: 4/25/2003 9:41:27 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Check this! http://forum.bordeglobal.net
Posted At: 11/23/2002 5:17:55 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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If you are (1) planning on uninstalling and reinstalling NWN on the same machine, or (2) you have a new machine and want to move existing characters and games to the new machine, make backups of the following folders and files and copy them into the new installation:FOLDERS (aka Directories):dmvaulthaklocalvaultmodulesportraitssavesscripttemplatesservervaultFILES:nwn.ininwnplayer.iniAll are located under your main NeverwinterNights directory.
Posted At: 11/5/2002 4:11:52 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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Okay story's not sure how funy they are here we go. These are all from one campaign.1) We had just spent an hour climbing down a rope ladder into a hidden temple. After wandering around for awhile we realised there was only two way's out one leadingto the ruler of the dungeon, the other back up the rope ladder. We decided to try and climb back up the rope ladder as 1st level chars with one wearing full plate. We made it almost to the top. When one of us failed his climbing check fell onto the guy wearing plate and knocking him all the way down again. The guy in plate was killed resurected by a passing cleric as a fire giant and then when the ruler did turn up he offered us anything in his power as a reward for making it this far. The new fire giant promptly wished for imortality and it was granted.2) We were travelling along coastline our group spots a wyvern flying in from out to sea. The others run and hide in the trees. I was feeling pretty confident sinced I'd recently aquired a sun rod which could disintegrate anything once a day. (This was my first DnD game). I told the wyvern to leave or die. It kept coming I used the sun rod to kill it. The DM at this point said "You do remember its mate coming in from the other direction well now it looks mad." My monk ...
Posted At: 3/10/2000 1:54:30 PM
Posted By: Comfortably Anonymous
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This is a good link to information on designing a world for a Role Playing Game.