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Offline Sanctaphrax

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Re: Request A Character
« Reply #480 on: July 14, 2019, 07:28:14 PM »
I've not read those books.

Which program is this?

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« Reply #481 on: July 14, 2019, 11:20:45 PM »
That I'm using? The "Dresden Files Character Manager" It's basically a program that fills in things for you. For a custom anything, though, it's not going to be worth trying to beat the program into submission. :)

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« Reply #482 on: July 14, 2019, 11:24:04 PM »
The books, Diana Tregarde is a combination between Karrin Murphy and Michael Carpenter: her existence is to protect the innocents against the Bad Things Out There. Guardians (her "template") don't have to be as beholden to a specific Power, so using Knight of the Cross or even Sponsored Magic doesn't really work, that I've found. :/

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Re: Request A Character
« Reply #483 on: July 15, 2019, 01:01:26 AM »
What supernatural things can she do?

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Re: Request A Character
« Reply #484 on: July 15, 2019, 04:20:39 PM »
Whenever she gets called on for help (like, literally: in one case she was fending off a dybuk possessing a woman but didn't have access to her Guardian magic until one of the possessed's friends said "...help her!") she has access to like Blackstaff level magic. It can only be used to help someone or take out the Threat Against the Innocents (another example: in the book "Burning Water" she fought an angry Aztec deity for an innocent woman, and won).
In game terms, I'm thinking, she has thaumaturgy "on her own" but Guardian Magic is evocation but she only can access that if someone literally asks her for help. I just don't know how that would work. Make it a Catch? But then what cost would it be?

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Re: Request A Character
« Reply #485 on: July 15, 2019, 05:42:16 PM »
Whenever she gets called on for help (like, literally: in one case she was fending off a dybuk possessing a woman but didn't have access to her Guardian magic until one of the possessed's friends said "...help her!") she has access to like Blackstaff level magic. It can only be used to help someone or take out the Threat Against the Innocents (another example: in the book "Burning Water" she fought an angry Aztec deity for an innocent woman, and won).
In game terms, I'm thinking, she has thaumaturgy "on her own" but Guardian Magic is evocation but she only can access that if someone literally asks her for help. I just don't know how that would work. Make it a Catch? But then what cost would it be?

Sanctaphrax wrote up a custom rebate power called Limitation which covers exactly this sort of thing (its on the wiki in his signature). I suspect that this constitutes a mild to moderate limitation.
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Re: Request A Character
« Reply #486 on: July 15, 2019, 10:29:37 PM »
Here's a link.

You'll want to be careful with really big Limitations, though. A character who's sometimes incredibly powerful and sometimes a real scrub is likely to be out of balance with the other PCs all the time.

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« Reply #487 on: July 15, 2019, 11:56:09 PM »
Thank you for the info!!! It's something to look through and talk to my GM about (lucky for me, he's my hubby so I don't have to wait until Game Night :D :D :D )

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Re: Request A Character
« Reply #488 on: July 17, 2019, 05:00:03 AM »
I'm trying to use the program to create a template for a Guardian (Mercedes Lackey's Diana Tregarde, to explain what that is). What sort of other information do you need? (I don't know if you've read them so I don't want to explain something you already know :/ )


Yes mostly just power suggestions.  Are faith powers appropriate for someone who is playing for the side opposing capital G god, The character just also happens to be very anti Denarian.

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Re: Request A Character
« Reply #489 on: July 17, 2019, 09:42:23 PM »
You might want to rename them, but the mechanics of Faith Powers should work fine for an anti-God character.

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Re: Request A Character
« Reply #490 on: November 14, 2019, 03:16:30 PM »
I would love to see John Wick as a dresden files character.

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« Reply #491 on: November 15, 2019, 02:09:24 PM »
Id love to see your take on some of the worldbuilding that Arcane has managed to sneak into the games hes played. Maybe a Librarian? Or someone who incarnates one of the major arcana from the tarot (perhaps Justice or the World)?
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« Reply #492 on: December 30, 2019, 04:58:16 AM »
Would love to see bullseye from the Daredevil tv show statted up because the things that guy can do, omg.

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« Reply #493 on: January 10, 2020, 01:46:27 PM »
Would also love to see Sanji and Obi-wan Kenobi written up as well. Especially the latter.

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« Reply #494 on: January 11, 2020, 09:34:13 AM »
I mean Obi Wan would be a KotC or Knight of the Force. Maybe with a rote power of using telekinesis and augmenting his physical traits.