>>719939678 >Atheist Jew nigger dwarf who hates gays and robs goyims and is a cleric Travels with >gay ranger elf >mute warlock teifling, >human who literally fucks up all the time and is a functioning alcoholic autist (warrior), >badass female dark elf paladin who saves everyone's asses usually, >generically charming and badass rouge half elf who gets insane lucky rolls all the time
>>719939678 >CN rogue human girl with daggers and is semi retarded (intelligence dump cuz dumb) >LG war priest human with weird ticks >CN dwarf druid retard with mountain lion animal companion >CN awesome as fuck half orc barbarian skull collector >LE human wizard who is now dead (fell into a hole)
I dont play dnd but I do play through the Breech. The Malifaux RPG. Currently I play a super redneck gremlin (it's a steampunk universe) that while charming as fuck is more use to living with his "brother" Marshal and his trusty steed Maggie the 12 food gader'. Ive already managed to stop two warring factions simply by mentioning that there is a party about to start and boose will be a'flow'n. And in a weird twist the traps around his former house is what killed my previous character.
>rogue Strong Wymyn with her Partner(s) >Sapphic Wiccan priestess that is always wet >numale ally with chastity cage of invisibility >fabulous as fuck eighth-orc penis inspector >human man who is now flexisexual (fell into a gay watering hole)
>Druid >Diet consists of mushrooms, any animals I find on that day and asmuch wine as I can haul with me. >Eventually get a warhorse as my companion >Ohboyherewego >Buy longspear >Get spider climb >Run up any object and poke things from above
>mute, disfigured dwarf who believes he was called by god himself to whoop ass >war-weary veteran cavalry centaur who can't shake her addiction to bloodshed >pacifist cleric who travels the land increasing crop yields and purging evil spirits (one-off character for the tomb of horrors) >current PC, a 2edgy4you paladin of kord who joined up with the city guard despite having zero knowledge of or respect for the law
Been DMing for the last couple of years, but I'm very excited to play my horribly minmaxed charisma snowflake.
>>719939678 pathfinder rule set >halfling >cavalier - dashing general >can stay mounted indoors because wolves and riding dogs are medium creatures >was born a slave >liberated young >grew up in a "bandit" band that freed slaves >now working on finding some where for the "bandit" band to move where they won't be hunted for opposing slavery
>half-orc barbarian >named gor-gor >short, stupid and strong as fuck >one time, we were fighting rust monsters and his sword rusted away, so he picked up one of the rust monsters and beat the others to death with it. it was an interesting game.
In 4th edition in ages long past I made a pacifist cleric that worshiped a home brew the god Athe. He was the god of balance and logic......... and a proper asshole. Every time I prayed to him I would get what I asked for, but get it with a twist. Athe I need to find this book in this huge library WHAM book falls and knocks my character out cold for an hour till another PC finds me and the book and he just walks out with the book and leaves me to sleep off my hard work. And he started drinking a lot to deal with our no charisma fighter, and by the end when we confronted our big bad, I looked directly at our big bad and dropped my last bottle of booze and looked him in the eye and said now im serious. The big bad laughed and asked how breaking a bottle meant I was serious.
>>719939678 Highly charismatic kitsune ranger with very low interest in the rest of the party, was abandoned in a forest at a young age and as such has little understanding of how to interact with others, Cn alignment as she does whatever she wants without thinking through consequences, gets along with the rest of the party due to them helping her escape a demons lair
>Gnome wild magic sorcerer >Lived under a rock for 150+ years >batshit crazy >finds snail shell with a demon lord in it >multiclass to warlock >blow shit up with fireball >consistently get dick stuck in traps >leader of the grand inquisitors of a random cult >naked at social gatherings >sacrifice bitches to gary the demon lord >used spider climb to run around ala pic related >combine previous with abyssal shouting for intimidation
bonus character Aasimar paladin of Torm >holier-than-thou >hates gypsies >essentially a violent Jehovah's witness >played in CoS
>>719948978 helps force the (vastly underdeveloped) social mechanics of the game also keeps the game from ending because all the intelligent races unite to bring the worst serial mass murderers in the worlds history (aka the PCs) to justice
>>719949395 which works fine up until the point that a high charisma and intelligence baddy convinces your character that by constantly healing the barbarian instead of letting him die of his wounds, the cleric is as morally responsible for the violence done by the barbarian as the barbarian is
>>719949256 I thought D&D would be stupid and avoided playing it for several years until I finally checked it out. I found out it was actually a blast. 8 people getting together and drinking beer and eating pizza and generally joking around and having a good time.
>>719949630 By the end of the campaign I was probably less a pacifist and more a lawful fuck it due to the alcohol. I was more likely to let the fighter die then the barbarian because at least the barbarian had some respect for the foes he killed, where as the fighter was more of a beat them until moral improves.
This was also a character I last played something like 8 years ago. Everything seemed to work out in the end.
Well I had a party a few years ago with some friends that went something like this. >me, Half-elf paladin who ended up impregnating a sucubi with the earthly vessel of the death prince orcas on a bad roll >a dragon born warlord who gained a sentient axe >axe is clinically depressed and often begs friend to break it > a human bard >friend who plays him was retard >always charged ahead of tanks >opened up door to room full of drow >promptly shuts door and never walked away from group again > a human cleric that became an atheist on a bad roll. And then a Druid and a ranger who for the most part didn't do anything stupid or unremarkable.
The reason we rolled and weird shit happened was because we were all new players and the DM took pity, so he wrote up a sheet of instances of things that could happen in case of death, or ones rolled
Instances being things like >sudden hate of librarians >disbelief of polar bears >spontaneously combusting enemies >sucubi encounters (like mine) >the sentience of a weapon, that will become depressed Lots of other shit, don't actually know if that's regulation or not. Never looked into it nor do I care to. Haven't ever played again since then anyway.
>>719939678 >Human Cardinal/Paladin (Story choice) >Chill old guy, loves jokes >Hates evil outsiders with a burning passion, everything else can be negotiated or redeemed >Can't let go of his preacher days, holds sermons for the party and for townsfolk that they happen by >Doesn't constantly accuse people of evil >Adventuring because he lost his son to a demon, hopes the pilgrimage will help him save others from that fate
Already ended up greatly renown by common folk as a wandering hero. The elven empire hates the shit out of him for destroying their demonic animal breeding racket and burning the entire camp to the ground. My end game is to get him to sainthood.
>fourth ed >tiefling charisma rouge >break into household of dreuger to find out what's going on >great stealth rolls >until I get to one room >wake loli dreuger girl (so she's 30 something) >she pulls out axe "Hey baby, wanna walk on the wild side?" >roll bluff >nat 20 >end up getting her to tell he fiance all about the dreuger's evil plans >she helps her fiance kill her family >we end up getting married >she follows me around the rest of the campaign as my person murderous clingy sex doll
Just started. Half-elf fighter who knows a shit ton about the world but doesn't know half a shit about what to do with that knowledge. Decides to fight to help understand himself better. Can't progress very well because traumatized because when he was young he accidentally killed a kid in a duel. Wields a glaive.
>be me elf rogue first timer >on party with orc warlock and human warrior >i become a vampire rolling bad >mothefuckers tries to kill me >consistently manage to avoid death and turn everyone over the course of 3 hours >everyone hates me // are having a blast >ended up becoming vampire prince of the region taking all the castles and defeating all the armies on the land
never played again but it was one of the most fun experiences i had ever had.
>crazy kobold campaign for when we needed a break from our main campaign >happened in same continuity >kobolds were following these evil mass murderer smoothskins (aka the PCs from the main campaign) >I played a "cleric" of bahamut, actual class was fighter "Why?" you ask >was raised by human that thought anything could be taught to be good >it sort of worked >my character understood that smoothskins kill kobolds bc kobolds are evil >so if kobolds worship good gods kobolds would be good and smoothskins would no longer kill kobolds >doesn't actually understand what good acts are or what any of the good gods want their followers to do >knows bahamut is a good god and a dragon >thinks kobolds are dragons >thinks that because he's now "worshoping" bahamut, then anything he thinks should be done is the will of bahamut >runs away to save the kobold race >finds kobold village that the other PCs just finished slaughtering >other kobold PCs show up >all pissed about the death of innocent kobolds >bahamut must want me to kill these murderers because he made me think that I should kill these murderers >entire game my character keeps trying to perform miracles (cast divine magic) >more often than not something somewhat good for the party happens when I try to cast >no one in party can track >lose the other PCs on day 1 >end up slaughtering entire nations (aka a few isolated farmsteads) because they are harboring (aka honestly telling us that they have no idea who we're talking about) these evil murderers >level up enough we can take on orcs and shit >subjugate a tribe >convince them to go on a crusade in the name of bahamut (mainly because they don't see any difference between a crusade and normal pillaging raids) >crusade/raids are successful >recruit more orc tribes tbc
>end up occupying most of the nation the other PCs retired to >end up facing off against the other PCs >all kobolds were all minimum age when this started >other PCs all started just short of middle aged >throw in a couple instances of accidentally getting tossed into the future >kobolds are in their prime >other PCs are all elderly >manage to face them one at a time >tear through the hitty-punchy other PCs >find the first magicy other PC >get destroyed bc wisdom goes up with age
>>719954764 Thanks, man. I made him the grandson of my last campaign's guy, which was about 1300 years ago. That's the guy who taught me so much about the world. I gotta find him though. It was actually pretty cool starting - we found a tavern and I joined some people arm wrestling who didn't think I should be there, I said 'I'll throw down 3 gold, if i win I get half back and get to stay. If I lose I leave and you keep my gold.' I beat a half-orc who promptly told me to 'Piss off' and left, and someone threw in 3 extra gold, and I got all my gold back. FeltGoodMan
16 year old generic emo/scene looking chick that's always angry 24/7.
The best character in our party is Tyrone, though. He's a black man that lived in the hood until he was 14 when his parents were killed, and he was adopted by a white suburban family. He then became a white supremacist, but if he eats fried chicken it basically has the same effect spinach had on Popeye and he goes back to his hood days for a bit.
i ahd an idea for a DnD char, but i've only played the game once for a couple of hours, so im not sure if it would work, or even if it's pretty common. the idea is to basically play the game as an enchanted weapon, and you take controll of whoever is holding it. all the while trying to hide that fact from the rest of the party. would this work? is it lame? been done before? i got the idea from reading that DnD story about the bear guy.
>>719960128 Talk to your DM about it. Maybe have a "swordbearer" type character that it can default to. Perhaps a Warforged built for it even! If you constantly switch characters, you should be willing to do the work to write up their character sheets, since the DM already has enough work.
>>719960083 >did it feel like skirmish ttwgs? haven't played those but I have a couple friends that are really into warhammer the little I know of the mechanics 4ed seems pretty similar, just scaled down from an army to a character
>>719960128 As long as the Game Master approves it, it could be interesting. Just make sure you don't turn that into the only noteworthy point about your character. Gimmick characters are only worth it as long as the joke is funny, and people stop laughing at the same joke.
>>719960128 the mechanics for intelligent items do allow for that the item has an ego score every so often the item and its wielder make an opposing ego vs charisma role if the item wins several consecutive rolls it controls the character
>>719960128 Since Living Weapons are an item type in DnD, the way I would work this out for a player is by having them make a PC and then a Living Weapon, each with a distinct personality and maybe conflicting alignments to make it interesting. Every long rest, have them roll a d20. 1-10 stays whatever personality is currently in control, 11-20 switches to the other. Could also have them roll a personality switch check every time they take damage over a certain percentage of their health to make it a bit more interesting.
Now I want to write up a homebrew class for this. Thanks anon
>>719959700 >>719960083 >>719960518 4e is okay for people who are really combat and crunch-oriented. It can be fun for those kinds of people who want the main focus of their game to be battlefield strategy (or just plain ol' murderhobo antics). This doesn't mean you can't make the game less about combat, since it's the GM that really controls that flow. But the mechanics of 4e are streamlined to the point that it's far better at just moving a figure around a map to attack other figures than it is to talk to things.
>>719960832 >It always felt easier for me to roleplay in 3.x, DM or PC, compared to 4e same here I think it is because WoC got rid of so many skills and reduced the scope of the few that remained skills have always been what fills out the character's background story for me so much so that when I GM I always give the PCs a bonus to skills that I feel are appropriate to their fluff
>>719960507 >>719960665 >>719960746 >>719961020 i was thinking that it could be a curse or something that prevented me from telling people that im a dude trapped in the sword, and that when the party eventually figured it out, would then give them a quest to free me or something.
thanks for the tips, if i ever get to play again i'll try set it up with the DM
>This doesn't mean you can't make the game less about combat, since it's the GM that really controls that flow as a GM it is also your responsibility to select a rule set that works towards the type of game play you want so saddling yourself with rules that don't is just shooting yourself in the foot
>>719961640 and on that note I've been wanting to play a game with my group using Wu-Shu rules it takes a very minimalist approach to what is needed mechanics wise and relies very heavily on the game's canon material
My best D&D char is >bilbun jimbles >24 year old monk >jacks off all the time and punches shit He travels with >a giant tree paladin with a monstrous cock >a tiny goblin thief that knows magic >mfw goblin stole 200 gold right off bilbun >mfw goblin was my brother >mfw
>lawful good human cleric, holds trials and delivers harsh judgment to evildoers alongside >human rogue who likes to rush in to trouble and get his ass kicked >human fighter who is somehow proficient at fighting with every fucking thing he touches It's really fun when we go into caves and I'm the only one who bothered to bring a torch
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