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Dungeons & Dragons - big in Poland?/Who here plays it


Ozi Dan 26 | 569  
9 Apr 2008 /  #1
Just curious.

I was into it big time in my younger years.
Krzysztof 2 | 973  
9 Apr 2008 /  #2
you mean the board game?
probably not played at all Poland (although heard about, because of various references in Hollywood movies or US TV series)
Goonie 8 | 242  
9 Apr 2008 /  #3
I remember playing Magia I Miecz sp? when I was really young :)
Firestorm 6 | 400  
9 Apr 2008 /  #4
LOL@Board game...

True D&D Is played with pencils paper and Die.
And a great imagination.
gdj67 15 | 154  
9 Apr 2008 /  #5
You also need a good DM or the whole thing goes up the swany!
Sophia - | 99  
9 Apr 2008 /  #6
role-play?
paperscratcher - | 6  
9 Apr 2008 /  #7
Since we're talking about it, I play this:

accursed-lands.com

:)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
9 Apr 2008 /  #8
I played it for months here. A guy called Keiran McFarlane was the DM, from Melbourne. He has since taken off to Korea, now in China I believe. He was sth of a genius when it came to D&D. He taught me a lot about creative visualisation and role-play (RP). There is another guy called Bruce here who isn't as up to speed on modern D&D as Kel was but he played the old game for years and plans to set up a new campaign here. It was a good occasion to drink
OP Ozi Dan 26 | 569  
10 Apr 2008 /  #9
from Melbourne

Are you from Oz mate?

role-play?

Yes - you pretend to be a mediaeval style character in a made up world - great fun.

I stopped playing when my mates and I drifted apart geographically. We played every Saturday religiously. Got a bit lost when 2nd edition became superceded too.
Firestorm 6 | 400  
10 Apr 2008 /  #10
It's a Fantasy roleplaying adventure game..

<--- DM
2nd Ed rules were better..

I Played for 11 Years.
We used to play on Tues nights.
And only stopped for the same reasons as Ozidan

My Nickname is the name i gave my Ranger.
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
10 Apr 2008 /  #11
LRP

feel the adrenaline rush
dziadek 3 | 64  
10 Apr 2008 /  #12
My Nickname is the name i gave my Ranger.

I also played as a ranger. Our team played for few months and stopped, but our DM plans to return to the game soon... i just can't wait for that moment
OP Ozi Dan 26 | 569  
11 Apr 2008 /  #13
2nd Ed rules were better..

Definitely. We used to mix with 1st Ed too, but mainly for the character classes.

We used to play all Saturday afternoon and usually hit the hay at about sunrise Sunday morning!

My fave characters were elf mages, cavaliers or Paladins.
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
11 Apr 2008 /  #14
anyone LRPed?
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
11 Apr 2008 /  #15
Its obviously a bloke thing!
OP Ozi Dan 26 | 569  
11 Apr 2008 /  #16
Bubba, what's LRP?

Its obviously a bloke thing!

We actually had some comely wenches playing with us at some stages! LOL
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
11 Apr 2008 /  #17
what's LRP?

live role play

d&d for real dude

waahaa!
OP Ozi Dan 26 | 569  
11 Apr 2008 /  #18
d&d for real dude

I draw my +4 vorpal schword and lop off your head! Just kidding mate - sounds good. I take it you get dressed up and act out the role play rather than verbally decribe/draw etc
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
11 Apr 2008 /  #19
yeah - i did it a lot as a teenager - forests, castles, caves, islands - running around like a nuttah 24 hrs in character - loads of fun
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
11 Apr 2008 /  #20
BubbaWoo

Orrr Ikle Bubba in a his cowboys and indians outfit...I can just see it now....ooorrr how sweet
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
11 Apr 2008 /  #22
I'm not from OZ Ozi Dan. I'm from Scotland. Kel said D&D is quite big in OZ. Some loonies play it but it's good when u get a creative bunch
isthatu2 4 | 2,703  
11 Apr 2008 /  #23
Well,never got round to playing the actual Dand D game but loved the 80s cartoon and had a bit of a thing for the babe in the purple invisibility cloak :)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
11 Apr 2008 /  #24
We had to bust into an orc camp. One of our wizards had a spell to polymorph another character so I used it to change the character of a normal character into an orc. It was a blast. The guy who role played the orc is a super bluffer and put the DM to the sword. He had to play off the loyalties of the orcs and create division in the ranks. We had to tag him to make sure that, when the time came for us to enter the fortress, that we wouldn't kill him. He was one of ours. Priceless!!
Firestorm 6 | 400  
11 Apr 2008 /  #25
I had a group Creeping through a fortress. Trying to avoid the Spider Queen.. 1 Guy found a Spell book.. There was an argument over who should have it..

So we let fate decide.. And the contestors rolled a d20

The Winner was Teleported the instant he opened it.

2 Levels down. And 3 rooms across. LOL
Ohh And when he re-appeared.. He was Butt naked..
His face was Priceless. :)

All his kit was spread across the Fortress... He never got most of it back.

This wasnt my idea.. It was a Module trap. ( nice one too )
lol
OP Ozi Dan 26 | 569  
11 Apr 2008 /  #26
Great stories.

When I DM'd I allowed firearms which made the game all the more fun. Needless to say, the PC's became reliant on their pistols at close quarters and I'd throw in quite a few misfires when they really didnt want it to happen!

I also loved sending assassins after them. One of their arch nemesis lasted a few months til they got him cornered in a sewer. They found out he was a high level wererat right at the end. Great fun.

I wonder if it would be feasible gaming over the net with an eyecam - like a conferrencing set up??
dziadek 3 | 64  
12 Apr 2008 /  #27
Our DM gave us an Uber-equipement planning that we lose it in the meantime. But he didn't have luck and his constant tries of killing us were one big failure. He even send once on us a whole army, but the only reasult was that, that we earned FOUR levels in ONE game, even though it is against the rules.
OP Ozi Dan 26 | 569  
12 Apr 2008 /  #28
Our DM (the bastard) set one of our player's against me because I had become a bit cocky. The PC eventually killed me in mysterious circumstances, and to cover their tracks they had the same guy that killed me resurrect me shortly thereafter so I wouldnt suspect foul play. I found out months later when I found my gear when searching his body after he died - very sneaky.

As a DM, I had an army against my group (with lots of NPC's). It ended up being a siege, and my group escaped after blowing the castle's powder store and escaping thru a hidden tunnel.

I also loved using the scenarios pre made in Dragon magazine.

Our DM gave us an Uber-equipement planning that we lose it in the meantime.

Best way to make PC's lose stuff is have them on a boat and capsize it ;-)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
12 Apr 2008 /  #29
There was a character called Kirgit who had 100HP, was a 17th-level human fighter and used 2 katanas. He was to fight the Orc Commander and lead us to victory. Classic drama unfolded, 2 double 20's killed him outright but still we prevailed due to using an enchanted longbow from our powerful elf, Laucian.

I was Arek the Cleric. I had Remove Paralysis and Summon Monster as 2 of my key spells. Cure Moderate Wounds was the most useful. My dilemma was when to enter battles with my Morning Star and club away. I had AC 17 for most of the game, but AC 20 after some time so I rolled the dice in more ways than one. If I died, my team as good as failed. I was healer extraordinaire.

Please, if this thread slips down, revive it. PF was crying out for sth like this.
Firestorm 6 | 400  
12 Apr 2008 /  #30
Ewwww

Guns..?

You make me laugh.. And cry.

Why would any self respecting DM. Allow guns.??
Why not just play Warhammer..??

Another quasi medieval spawn of Dungeons and dragons.

You cant handle the close quarters explore and search..
So throw in a couple of Grenades.... Job done.
Now who gets the loot.?

You all obviously had soft Dms.
Throw a Fireball. OR anything explosive into any of my rooms.
And i would incenerate between 40% and 60% of the loot. Depending on the size of the room.
Metal mb Metal.. But it still melts.

Anyone want ashes..?

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