I like. I would want to know the *why* of the vampire, but that's not to be included here, that's for another place.
where can i get it? i can handle blood being drawn, since it's not a needle lol Go to Comment
The NPC Railus will be a seperate submission and so will the history of the rings. At this time, I am not ready to make such submissions, so that is why the extra information has been included. Once I am ready, I will post the additional submissions and come back and clean up the rings. Go to Comment
While Constitution is a stat in the D20 system, the literal definition is the aggregate of a person's physical and psychological characteristics. I agree I could have worded it a little differently as to specifically state the changes made to the person lucky enough to don the ring, but this was written as an idea, not a guideline. I wanted to allow for as much room to fit it to another persons game world as possible. Stating that damage is done was a basic way of stating that a negative change is made.
I do not agree that the focus should be on the fact that the item turns beings into vampires. It is the final price to pay, but the benefit of protection and the leeway to additional powers that hint at vampirism is just as important. A suit of armor you can summon at will, without the need to take time to put it on is quite valuable. The fact that it makes no noise and weighs nothing is quite a benefit as well. It also does not impede spell casting, making it usable by almost anyone in a fantasy setting. I am not downplaying the curse, but it seems to me that people are downplaying the benefits. Go to Comment
It is 1 of 3, not all the same. Each does something different. The history of the Circle of Blood is more in depth than what I have put, I only included the important parts that are relevant to Bloodmail. Go to Comment
Well, there is only 1 ring of its kind in a set of 3 different rings, each with its own unique power; I dont really think its over powered. Seems like you'd have to be pretty powerfull to make good use of it anyway. I think in the right setting the ring is just fine. Go to Comment
Found this when I was looking for stuff to use in a game I am about to run, could be an interesting side plot and I think I could easily adapt the backstory with some slight changes. Can't wait for the rest. Go to Comment
Anything I could say has already been said. Some comments seem harsh and elitest, but I guess that is what happens when you ask people for their opinions. I think I will hold off on submitting anything for now, but I like your stuff I have read so far. Go to Comment
Of the three rings, I like this one the most. Definitely a double-edged sword, considering that most mages want the extra protection *because* they have lower fortitudes or weaker constitutions. It's perhaps a tiny bit overpowered, but that can be fixed by letting the mail start out relatively weak and get progressively stronger as the character does (maybe a straight conversion from a character's general health to the increased armor bonus?). Go to Comment
A wild species, vinus homophagus, more akin to sea-grape rather than the terrestrial variety, is not a monster despite its fanciful name. The grapes, a deep purple color when in bloom, and oozing dewdrops of perspiration, like the most prized and delectable of drinking wine grapes, do however deserve their moniker. Wine made from this fruit, is deadly to most humanoids, as is the raw berry, if plucked and eaten from the vine. It is the unnatural chemical concoction found within the fruit’s tart skin, which gives the man-eating grape its name. The chemical stew found inside each berry, functions as a necrotic agent, the same as found in some species of venomous snakes. The grapes literally eat the victim from the inside out, via cell death, dissolving organs and flesh in quick succession.
The tribes of Pra-Oohk Crater, from the jungles of Ghlush are known to sell the fermented “wine” of this grape to merchants of distant lands. Sadly, the taste of the concoction is divine when first quaffed, and even worse, the man-eating grape wine will never detect as poisonous via mundane means, its horrid natures somehow masking all attempts. Luckily the man-eating grapes are extremely rare, and endemic to humid jungles.