Quote Originally Posted by imp_fireball View Post
Heck, it's probably easier to go with the existing system that empirically works and homebrew a few feats, powers and such to get what you want rather than design an entirely new system.

People are obsessed with that these days, for some reason. IMO, that's where creative liberty is a little too silly.
In my case, this was actually the product of finding my notes for a Martial Arts system that i was working on long before i ever read Tome of Battle and finding it threaputic to design a few bits and pieces to go with it.

Before i knew it, a race had spawned that fitted nicely into a campaign role and i bulked it out to include a class...