View Full Version : Arvinon Revealed

2013-01-04, 10:06 AM
So I will have you guys the 16 up sometime today.
In the mean time, go ahead and let me know what you're thinking of playing.

2013-01-04, 10:53 AM
Do we get psionics?

2013-01-04, 11:31 AM
Go ahead and run with it. I'll either pick up the hard cover if it's available or by the pdf from paizo/dreamscar this weekend.

2013-01-04, 11:36 AM
Okay. I know i am using inquisitor as one of the two classes. I might take Marksman, too. Or something.

2013-01-04, 06:11 PM
Like I mentioned before. I'm gonna play a hard caster Gestalt. Probably a specialist wizard and a psion specialized in something the wizard banned.

2013-01-04, 08:23 PM
...Ina kug ba-bar-ra sab tumu mul nam-tar
Ina ges’u’ges da usu da ussa ana’am kig
Ina dirig ki’kukku gu ana’am kar su ti nig’u’rum.

-Fragment of the prophecy of Ul Tel'Menadian, Seer of the Third Court, in the ancient tongue.

A Brief History of Arvinon

The current year is 1242 of the Fifth Age.
The Fifth Age began at the end of the War From Beyond and the defeat of Those From Beyond. The victory tore the land apart, with the Izvis peninsula sinking in part and creating what are now the Pryayatsu Empire and the Straits of Afin’Dor. The nation of Afin’Dor, who’s rulers brought about the war, ceased to be while leaving island littering the Straits with ruins from their former glory.
Most of the times greatest heroes and villains of the time died in the war along with the northern god Falthur Deedkeeper. This included almost all the users of magic be it those who wielded the very fabric of reality, unlocked the powers of the mind, were friends of nature or followed the will of the Gods. The greatest exception was the Tower of Knowledge in the city-state of Arithanos, which became the greatest concentration of magic users of those who survived the war.
Most of the current kingdoms, especially in the west, were created after The War From Beyond by those left in power or those who seized it. The notable exceptions are the dwarf lands of the Granite Kingdom and the elf lands of Gaermound-i-Alkarinqa'ara, although the former lost a substantial portion of its lands as the world sought to heal itself following the War From Beyond.



And your starting point, Arithanos;

Ye Olde 16

1. What game system are you running (D&D, Call of Cthulu, Palladium, GURPS, etc.), and if applicable what edition (Original, Classic, Revised, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 10th, etc.)?
Pathfinder with Gestalt rules and some 3.5

2. What 'type' or variant of game will it be (i.e. "Shadow Chasers" or "Agents of Psi" for d20 Modern)? What is the setting for the game (eg. historic period, published or homebrewed campaign setting, alternate reality, modern world, etc.)?
It's a homebrew setting.

3. How many Players are you looking for? Will you be taking alternates, and if so, how many?
Just you two.

4. What's the gaming medium (OOTS, chat, e-mail etc.)?
On this forum. Prefer character sheets on Mythweavers.

5. What is the characters' starting status (i.e. experience level)?
3rd level

6. How much gold or other starting funds will the characters begin with?

7. Are there any particular character classes, professions, orders, etc. that you want... or do not want? What are your rules on 'prestige' and/or homebrewed classes?
Any PF Core, APG, Advanced Races, Ultimate Combat, and Ultimate Magic.

8. What races, subraces, species, etc. are allowed for your game? Will you allow homebrewed races or species? 'Prestige' races or species?
Any races from the above books.

9. By what method should Players generate their attributes/ability scores and Hit Points?
Roll 5d6b3, roll it seven times,reroll 1's and best 6. Do this twice, and choose the set you want.

10. Does your game use alignment? What are your restrictions, if so?
Play within reason. Alignment shouldn't straightjacket your roleplaying.

11. Do you allow multi-classing, or have any particular rules in regards to it?
No penalties

12. Will you be doing all of the die rolling during the course of the game? Will die rolls be altered, or left to the honor system? If players can make die rolls, which ones do they make, how should they make the rolls, and how should they report them?
Use the forum dice roller for all your rolls, I will roll initiative for everyone just to speed things up, I will make secret rolls, as well as some public rolls.

13. Are there any homebrewed or optional/variant rules that your Players should know about? If so, list and explain them, or provide relevant links to learn about these new rules.
2 traits per the standard rules plus a couple of goodies thrown your way.

14. Is a character background required? If so, how big? Are you looking for anything in particular (i.e. the backgrounds all ending up with the characters in the same city)?
You are starting in Arithanos. Describe why you are here. Do the two of you know each other or are you two going to meet?

15. Does your game involve a lot of hack & slash, puzzle solving, roleplaying, or a combination of the above?
Probably a fairly equal mix of hack 'n' slash, and roleplay. There will be some intrigue but not masses of puzzle solving.

16. Are your Players restricted to particular rulebooks and supplements, access to non-standard material? What sources can Players use for their characters?
Advanced Players Guide, Advanced Races Guide, Core, Ultimate Combat, Ultimate Equipment, Ultimate Magic, Spell Compendium (3.5), Tome of Battle (3.5 if you want), Psionics Expanded, and Psioncs Unleased. Any other 3.5 stuff you want to port over just run it past me. Any PF 3rd party let me know the source and I'll review it.

Gods of Arvinon (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AvTvUc7o7mvYdE83SUZVLXBQdXNiMUxBdFJCR3NzZ UE#gid=0)

Having a patron god carries certain benefits, especially if you roleplay their ideals.

Name Align

Camatli N
Camazotz CE
Chalchihuitlicue NG
Cihuacoatl N
Huhueteotl CE
Huitzilopochtlli LE
Quetzalcoatl LG
Tezcatlipoca CE
Tlaloc LE
Tonatiuh NE
Xipitotec LN
Adad CN
Anshar NE
Anu LN
Aulasha LG
Belet-ili LN
Dahak CE
Enlil LN
Ereshkigal LE
Girru LG
Hathor NG
Ishtar CN
Ki N
Marduk LG
Nanna-Sin CG
Nergal CE
Ninurta NG
Shamash LG
Utu CG
Skerrit NG
Moradin LG
Berronar Truesilver LG
Deep Sashelas CG
Corellon Larethian CG
Eilistraee CG
Kiaransalee CE
Lolth CE
Annam N
Thrym CE
Vaprak CE
Callarduran Smoothhands N
Flandal Steelskin NG
Garl Glittergold NG
Maglubiyet NE
Nomog-Geaya LN
Aphrodite CG
Apollo CG
Artemis NG
Athena LG
Demeter N
Dionysus CN
Hades NE
Hecate NE
Hepaestus NG
Hera N
Herakles CG
Hermes CG
Hestia NG
Nike LN
Pan CN
Poseidon CN
Tyche N
Zeus CG
Dallah Thuan CN
Yondalla LG
Aegir NE
Balder NG
Forseti N
Frey NG
Freya NG
Frigga N
Heimdall LG
Hel NE
Hermod CN
Loki CE
Njord NG
Odin NG
Odur CG
Sif CG
Skadi N
Surtur LE
Thor CG
Tyr LN
Uller Cn
Svindril N
Gruumsh CE

Alobal Lorfiril CG
Druaga LE
Glautru N
Sheyanna Flaxenstrand CG
Valkauna Ln
Vandria Gilmadrith LN
Wathaku NE

Also, if you want, I can email you some Excel Spreadsheets and Word Docs with more background info. Copy and pasting into the forum isn't very clean and creating tables can be tedious.

Let me know if you have any questions.
Once we have characters you're happy with and are approved, I'll create the IC and get the party started.

2013-01-04, 08:42 PM
Is it approved that my Inquisitor is allowed to follow/worship an ideal, instead of a deity? How that works, is it would choose an inquisition or domain that compliments the ideal. Like, one ideal may be that deception can turn heretics into believers, and the inquisitor would take the conversion Inquisition.

2013-01-04, 08:47 PM
Alright, rolling stats.

First array
[roll0] ->17
[roll1] -3 ->13
[roll2] -6, 3 ->17
[roll3] -3, 2 ->13
[roll4] ->14
[roll5] -3 ->12
[roll6] -3 ->14

Rerolling ones ahead of time (in order from left to right top to bottom)

Second Array
[roll8] ->9
[roll9] -6, 5 ->16
[roll10] -4, 5, 6 ->16
[roll11] -2 ->14
[roll12] ->17
[roll13] -5 ->10
[roll14] ->18

Rerolling ones ahead of time (in order from left to right top to bottom)

Going with 18, 17, 16, 16, 14, 10

2013-01-04, 08:50 PM
Is it approved that my Inquisitor is allowed to follow/worship an ideal, instead of a deity? How that works, is it would choose an inquisition or domain that compliments the ideal. Like, one ideal may be that deception can turn heretics into believers, and the inquisitor would take the conversion Inquisition.

Yes but you wouldn't gain the certain benefits that come with worshiping a specific deity.

2013-01-04, 08:52 PM
Do we reroll ones that we get in the rerolls for said ones?

2013-01-04, 08:56 PM
Do we reroll ones that we get in the rerolls for said ones?
Just drop those and use the next one in line. If you run out (which you might have on that second set) roll some more.

Also, what time zones are you two in?

2013-01-04, 08:56 PM
I didn't, i'm Pacific, he's Central.

2013-01-04, 09:01 PM
Yes but you wouldn't gain the certain benefits that come with worshiping a specific deity.

Oh, i know. but for the inquisitor, some boosts are always left off. Like spells, and other things. Plus, it'll fit my character more.

2013-01-04, 09:22 PM
Stat array 1:

Stat array 2:

2013-01-04, 09:23 PM
Re-rolling ones, with 4 extra. [roll0]

2013-01-04, 09:34 PM
[roll0] Re-rolling.

EDIT: Final stats are 17, 17, 17, 15, 14, 14.

2013-01-05, 08:21 AM
I didn't, i'm Pacific, he's Central.

Pacific, too, here.

2013-01-05, 09:24 AM
I had a feeling you were.

Anyways. I have a question that plays into the long term.

The Erudite discipline for psions trades powers known at certain levels for daily powers in their place. At 2nd 7th 12th and 17th. If i took a prestige class, as written, I'd lose the powers known at those levels but not gain a daily power in their place either. Would you allow for the daily powers to be progressed by a prestige class?

2013-01-05, 10:52 PM
Also, i'd like to get some of the other info on the world. Feel free to email what you've got to

I appreciate whatever you send me, it'll play into the background on the character.

2013-01-06, 09:39 AM
Some info sent.
Also, I would remove your email from your post above.

2013-01-06, 09:43 AM
Any answer about the Erudite to Prestige class question?

2013-01-06, 04:27 PM
Meemaas, check your email.

2013-01-06, 04:56 PM
I got both emails but when I tried to reply my computer as much as exploded on me. I'll get to it but I have to pull the files from the dying computer so it won't come till after work.

2013-01-06, 05:01 PM
Got it.

I'll take a look later on tonight.

2013-01-06, 05:09 PM
If my devices don't give me trouble I should have it sent by 5 today.

2013-01-06, 07:39 PM
Finally got it to work, but it had to come from my Gmail.

2013-01-06, 08:45 PM
I had a feeling you were.

Anyways. I have a question that plays into the long term.

The Erudite discipline for psions trades powers known at certain levels for daily powers in their place. At 2nd 7th 12th and 17th. If i took a prestige class, as written, I'd lose the powers known at those levels but not gain a daily power in their place either. Would you allow for the daily powers to be progressed by a prestige class?

Thanks for the email.

I read through it and I see what you're saying. I would say yes that the PrC would progress the daily power progression from the chart.

2013-01-06, 08:49 PM
Thanks. I appreciate it, because it helps with my concept. If you can't tell, he's gonna be a hardcore knowledge seeker, always wanting options.

2013-01-07, 09:33 PM
Rowan (http://www.myth-weavers.com/sheetview.php?sheetid=493812) is mostly finished. I still need to spend my money, but i've for the time being finished what i can.

2013-01-08, 12:30 AM
Hp rolls? I'm rolling, assuming First is max. Also, if we could do a take average rule, that'd be great.


2013-01-08, 12:32 AM
Yes, max at first and roll the rest, rerolling 1's.

2013-01-08, 01:11 AM
[roll0] HP roll

2013-01-08, 07:16 PM
Is there going to be ample time for crafting should the want occur?

2013-01-08, 08:14 PM
Yes there will be natural breaks set up so that crafting is an option.

2013-01-08, 08:47 PM
Azael (http://www.myth-weavers.com/sheetview.php?sheetid=493622) is finished.

2013-01-09, 10:35 AM
Ok, so I'll be going over your sheets the next couple of days and probably get yous started on Saturday morning.

Anything you guys need from me right now?

2013-01-09, 12:29 PM
Nothing i can think of.

2013-01-09, 01:45 PM
Nothing at all. I still haven't quite spent my money, but if i can't figure out what to spend it on it'll stay in pocket when the game starts. Other than that, my sheets ready to go, and i don't need anything in particular.

2013-01-12, 12:12 PM
IC (http://www.giantitp.com/forums/showthread.php?p=14516489#post14516489) is up. Also, let me know what colors your character will be speaking in. IC please keep any meta-stuff (dice rolls, questions, etc) in spoilers. Bold for speech and italics for thoughts? Any questions let me know here and lets have some fun. I have an overarching idea for you two while, hopefully, leaving it enough sandboxy for you to explore your characters.

2013-01-12, 04:17 PM
Azael will speak in Black Bold.

2013-01-12, 05:19 PM
Rowan speaks in Blue

2013-01-14, 05:36 PM
Forgot to prepare spells, just now realized that. Been a long while since i've done a prepared caster so i forgot that. Anyways, here's the list of spells i've got for today, and i'm also just now remembering to put in certain essential purposes, namely my spellbook and spell component pouch on my sheet as i speak

Prestidigitation, Amanuensis, Detect Magic, Read Magic
1st Level
Obscuring Mist, Nerveskitter x2, Mage Armor, Lesser Orb of Acid
2nd Level
Create Pit, Snake's Swiftness, Web

He's not gonna be carrying much besides his spellbook and any other books he ends up keeping for himself. And a wand of Infernal Healing that i completely forgot about. I'm sorry for taking so long to get that done, i intended to do it before now. Sorry

2013-01-15, 07:13 AM
Not a problem as it hasn't come up in game but once the 'ball is rolling' you're locked in.

2013-01-15, 08:58 AM
I realize and I got it done already. Worst comes to worst I would have just suffered for my mistake.

2013-01-15, 09:23 AM
I'm not gonna post. Azael honestly has nothing to add to the conversation. Assume he's just an imposing figure, if the guard gets too mouthy.

Scratch all that, i can post.

2013-01-21, 08:21 AM
Misc roll


2013-01-21, 08:39 PM
Knowledge Nature Check:[roll0] (+5 if it is identifying a creatures type, weaknesses, etc.)

Sense Motive Check: [roll1]

2013-01-22, 07:28 AM
The cuvic leaf is a slightly narcotic plant that tends to dull the senses while giving a slight euphoric feel. It is highly addictive.

2013-01-22, 08:09 PM
Where did i encounter a leaf? Nevermind, i realize now it's that man's dip.

2013-01-28, 05:41 PM
Are you two waiting on me?

2013-02-01, 07:56 AM


2013-02-03, 08:18 AM
So, unless you two need to do anything else today, I'll roll it into the next day.

2013-02-03, 09:38 AM
Roll away. Nothing more to do

2013-02-04, 08:28 PM
Knowledge History:[roll0]

2013-02-04, 10:35 PM
Rowan's Knowledge (History) [roll0]

2013-02-05, 09:33 AM

So, both of you have heard of both Aronhulm and Sylmenel'ix.
Aronhulm was an ancient city that was lost in the war.
Sylmenel'ix is thought to be the city where the war may have begun but it was lost from the face of the world in the resulting upheaval.

2013-02-07, 08:48 AM


2013-02-08, 12:11 AM
I swear my post didn't show up. Anyways [roll0]

Natural 20 with no ranks for the win.

2013-02-08, 12:16 AM
I was having trouble posting from my phone for some reason today. Copy and pasted in an email and just posted for Azael. Going to bed but I'll post for Rowan in the morning. Razor jr is waiting to find out what happens with the Lorax.

2013-02-08, 12:16 AM
Fair enough. You'll see a post from me tomorrow night, after i've got the results of that sense motive. Have a nice night.

2013-02-13, 08:19 AM
Just an FYI.
I'll probably be incommunicado from about Thursday afternoon until Monday sometime (going to a game convention this weekend).

2013-02-14, 02:44 PM
Might i be the first to call you a lucky bastard? Nonetheless, jealous of you, have a fun time there. We'll be waiting for you when you return.

2013-02-22, 03:15 PM


2013-02-22, 03:23 PM


2013-02-22, 03:24 PM
Probably should have put this and the last together

2013-02-25, 09:13 AM

2013-02-25, 09:29 AM

2013-02-27, 09:16 AM

2013-02-27, 09:47 AM
Since its my best, here's a knowledge (religion) [roll0]

I'm waiting on the results of my check before i post, just as an FYI.

2013-02-27, 04:13 PM
Knowledge Dungeoneering [/roll]1d20+8[/roll] +5 if it's to gain knowledge of the bodies, and what they are.

2013-02-27, 04:14 PM
It's been a while since I've used the roller. My apologies. [roll0]

2013-02-28, 11:34 AM
You guys rocked the knowledge rolls.

So both of you know of the dress and look of the two guys hanging. They belong to a sect of Elan who broke away from main Enclave. The preach to others to become an Elan as part of the path to bind with the higher forms of life that exist in the universe and in realms of thought beyond mortal understanding. While the Enclave look down upon them as misguided children, there has never been any violence between the two groups. While sometimes accosted by others for their unsettling vibe they give off they are non-violent except in defense of themselves or others.

2013-02-28, 11:53 AM
So, as a summary, Someone murdered and 'lynched' these elans?

2013-03-03, 10:51 AM
Hmmm, thought I replied to that last question on Thursday.
Yes, it looks like they were lynched.

I'll try to have a map for you guys in the morning. It's Razor Jr's birthday so I doubt you'll get anything out of me once he's up.

2013-03-08, 04:00 PM
Is there another door besides the two of us entered?

2013-03-09, 11:30 AM
There is a door two other doors in the room. Once, leading to a pantry, stands open and has the normal items found in the pantry of an inn - flour, butter, etc.

There is another door opposite the one you entered that is closed.

2013-03-11, 08:43 AM


2013-03-14, 07:12 AM
Ignore these rolls


2013-03-14, 07:20 AM
Both of you please roll perception and survival.

2013-03-14, 09:05 AM
Perception [roll0]
Survival [roll1]

2013-03-14, 01:55 PM
[roll0] Perception
[roll1] Survival

2013-03-16, 10:01 AM
In reference to the map I have, do I know where we are going and its relation to where we are?

2013-03-18, 07:22 AM
On your map you are headed mostly east and will continue that way for about a day before heading north and across the border.

2013-03-23, 05:49 PM
My apologies for this, but i will be unable to post properly for about a week and a half. Once i've finished my move i'll be on a more stable posting schedule, but until then, i'll only have mobile access to the forums, and thats pretty sketchy most of the time.

2013-03-24, 10:42 AM
Sorry to hear it.
I apologize too as I had to leave town suddenly due to a childhood friends mother passing away. I got back last night but now I have to play catch up around the house. I'll try to post up later but it will probably be in the morning.

2013-04-11, 07:40 AM
Sorry guys, life has been crazy the past few weeks. I don't anticipate this changing before the end of the month.

2013-04-11, 08:02 AM
Its fine. As long as we see you once in a while, there's no harm in waiting.

2013-04-22, 08:05 AM
Perception checks please.

2013-04-22, 08:07 AM
Perception [roll0]

2013-04-22, 08:22 AM
Perception: [roll0]

2013-05-06, 02:58 PM
Hope things are going well for you. Just posting to say we're still here.

2013-05-08, 02:39 PM
Sorry guys, I'm getting killed at work. One person went on maternity leave (without a replacement) and another let go, as senior in the department I got saddled with a ton of work. Hope to get this back on track by Saturday.

Apologies again.

2013-05-08, 02:40 PM
We can wait as long as you need to get things back in order. I only posted to make sure you hadn't completely forgotten about us. Because once a game dies, Sav deletes the character and never comes back.

2013-05-08, 07:51 PM
It's true, I do.

2013-06-17, 08:01 AM
meemaas, the spells are fine.
Are either of you going to open the door or were you going to have Heruld do it?

Go ahead and roll intiative now.


2013-06-17, 08:50 AM
I was expecting Azael to do it.

Initiative [roll0]

2013-06-18, 02:01 PM
Yeah, Azael is going to open the door. I just haven't been in the right place to post yet. Being i am living off my phone for internet now.


2013-06-19, 08:00 AM
No worries.
So, go ahead and post Azael opening the door opening the door and we'll kick off the action from there.

2013-06-27, 08:20 AM
meemas, I didn't put in Rowan's action because he had the held persistent blade spell but the last note has him casting summon monster 1. Let me know which direction you want to go. Also, Rowan, I just realized, doesn't have any hit point!

Oh, and I added numbers and letters to the map so you can tell me where you are ending up.

2013-06-27, 01:23 PM
I double checked the thread to make sure i got it right. 25 HP. Also i had held an action for it, but i changed my mind because of how many there were.

2013-06-28, 10:20 PM
What did you want to summon and where did you want to deposit it at?

2013-06-29, 06:23 AM
I'm thinking a Celestial Dog at P22. Thought i didn't have to make that decision until the spell was complete though, since its a One round action.

2013-07-10, 08:19 PM
So, Savior has just informed me that he has lost all capability to enjoy and play DnD, and he is dropping out of this game. I'm sorry for his behalf. It happens with him occasionally.

2013-07-10, 10:27 PM
Well, if the situation changes I'll be here.

2013-07-11, 06:00 AM
I'll remember that. This was actually the last game he was keeping up on, he's been posting from his phone because his internets been shut off for a while, so hopefully when he gets his internet back and settled into his work schedule he'll be more willing to pick back up. I'd ask to continue, but i wouldn't do his character correctly, and even if i did, a solo game just doesn't seem as fun right now.