y'all'd've been better off just usin' y'all the whole time, y'all.

Combat in d&d frustrates me. Coming from a board game background, the combat system plays out like a really poorly designed war game.

I feel like the answer could go one of two ways.

1) simplify it down more so that it resolves faster. Right now it is very slow without many really interesting choices for most classes, yet it lingers. (I actually think this is the right option)

2) Actually design an interesting combat system that puts more weight on tactics and less weight on d20s

I want generalized AI now, if only so I can make it DM. Being perma DM means I've got a backlog of characters I've built long enough to play a pick-up soft ball game. I want play them. πŸ˜­β€‹

rushing to get oceans ready for the next wave of play testing. If you want to play test (via print and play or tabletop simulator) a game about making a bunch of fish to survive in their environment, HMU

Working on the graphic design for cards in Oceans. dialing in on where form and function meet is a really difficult task, but I think I'm getting closer...

Ala influx of new lovelies here: Re-introduction!

I'm Ben, I'm a Graphic Designer/Game Designer. Right now my project is Paint the Roses: a cooperative deduction game set in the world of wonderland. If you want a or the Tabletop Simulator link, HMU.

This is my tiefling bard boy. He's dumb and a disaster and I love him.

Another fish for Oceans! This is me on a daily basis.

@host where is my boring ceshet meeple? xD πŸ˜‚β€‹:white_meeple:​

back from PAX and exhausted. :purple_meeple:β€‹πŸ˜΄β€‹

Had a really fun game of Paint the Roses at . It was intense, the team managed to survive by the skin of their teeth!

Oceans and Roses at Pax! Having a great time with both games. πŸ¦ˆβ€‹πŸŒΉβ€‹

bout to start the roadtrip (if DC to Philly can be named as such) to PAX. If you are gonna be there be sure to stop by booth 2113 and say hi!

A wizard who dresses like a barbarian, caries an oversized sword for fashion, but otherwise just does normal wizard things.

I'll be at PAX uplugged in the North Star Games Booth (#2113) ask to see Oceans and Paint the Roses!

I mean just look at the lil' fella and tell me you don't wanna play this game.

I haven't played a pretty anime boy in a d&d game... I should change this.

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