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ZugothNDeadly's Animated Creature Exportation Tutorial ZugothNDeadly 2016-09-16 3 years 12 months ago A simple tutorial on how to export animated models from other games and deploy them to the Neverwinter Nights game engine for 3ds Max users. Keep in mind that I may update this tutorial soon.
Sache's rogue is experiencing Horse hat. Wyvern Crown of Cormyr Horse Hat Fix Sachie 2014-08-11 5 years 9 months ago

Wyvern Crown of Cormyr 1.69 Compliance Fixes
Fixing Horse Hat Guide - Version 2.0 by Sachie


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Zombie Bob and the Wicked Worm kookoo 2015-10-20 4 years 11 months ago

A short little story about Zombie Bob of Resurrection Gone Wrong. It is timed before the module.

Yathol's Revenge #4 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-13 4 years 9 months ago

This is an unpolished (but finished) story that takes place somewhere in the world that I created. It was written as a means of showing off the actions and abilities of Magic, in this case the Elemental Magic of Air. There will be 6 of these stories, for the 6 forms of magic: The four Elements (Air, Earth, Water, Fire), Spirit, and Nature magic. The four elements, are, as usual for elemental magic, tied together somewhat, although in a slightly different manner: Air opposes Fire, and Earth opposes Water. Spirit and Nature magic are entirely different, one based on the existence of the spirit world (think Greek Hades, as a general guide), and Nature magic, which is very totemic in nature. This story will be published in 4 installments.

Yathol's Revenge #3 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-13 4 years 9 months ago

This is an unpolished (but finished) story that takes place somewhere in the world that I created. It was written as a means of showing off the actions and abilities of Magic, in this case the Elemental Magic of Air. There will be 6 of these stories, for the 6 forms of magic: The four Elements (Air, Earth, Water, Fire), Spirit, and Nature magic. The four elements, are, as usual for elemental magic, tied together somewhat, although in a slightly different manner: Air opposes Fire, and Earth opposes Water. Spirit and Nature magic are entirely different, one based on the existence of the spirit world (think Greek Hades, as a general guide), and Nature magic, which is very totemic in nature. This story will be published in 4 installments.

Yathol's Revenge #2 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-13 4 years 9 months ago

This is an unpolished (but finished) story that takes place somewhere in the world that I created. It was written as a means of showing off the actions and abilities of Magic, in this case the Elemental Magic of Air. There will be 6 of these stories, for the 6 forms of magic: The four Elements (Air, Earth, Water, Fire), Spirit, and Nature magic. The four elements, are, as usual for elemental magic, tied together somewhat, although in a slightly different manner: Air opposes Fire, and Earth opposes Water. Spirit and Nature magic are entirely different, one based on the existence of the spirit world (think Greek Hades, as a general guide), and Nature magic, which is very totemic in nature. This story will be published in 4 installments.

Yathol's Revenge #1 Migrate Wizard 2015-10-12 4 years 9 months ago

This is an unpolished (but finished) story that takes place somewhere in the world that I created. It was written as a means of showing off the actions and abilities of Magic, in this case the Elemental Magic of Air. There will be 6 of these stories, for the 6 forms of magic: The four Elements (Air, Earth, Water, Fire), Spirit, and Nature magic. The four elements, are, as usual for elemental magic, tied together somewhat, although in a slightly different manner: Air opposes Fire, and Earth opposes Water. Spirit and Nature magic are entirely different, one based on the existence of the spirit world (think Greek Hades, as a general guide), and Nature magic, which is very totemic in nature. This story will be published in 4 installments.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Two - A Heavy Burden) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-24 4 years 9 months ago

Tarok woke late the next morning to the bright sun piercing through the treetops, and the pleasant sound of birds and woodland insects singing busily to themselves. He sat up straight and yawned loudly and openly. For the first time since he left Tarnadon, he actually felt relaxed. The previous day had certainly been an exciting one, and very nearly disastrous as well. He looked out of the window to the forest and could barely believe how different it seemed in the daylight hours. It was as if all the danger of the previous night had been lifted; All the evil creatures of the darkness had fled from the sun's cleansing rays. Tarok surveyed the clearing, and noticed that Carek was sitting down beside a small campfire, cooking breakfast, and muttering softly to himself.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Twenty-Two - The Elven Legacy) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

The jubilant celebration of the slaves was short lived, as the clatter of skeleton warriors grew ever louder outside the mining cavern. Back in the passage, the skeletons heard the rousing cheer and began to speed up to a jog. Carek could hear them coming, their bony feet crashing across the rocky passage floor. He called out to the slaves "As many of you as have strength, break from your chains and join the fight!"

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Twenty-Three - A Baited Trap) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

For a few moments, the chamber fell silent. Nobody dared to speak in such a place, and the dwarfs began to make their way back up the steps into the library above. This was one of the greatest elven wizards the mountains had ever known, and his lifeless body lay before them, vulnerable and frail. Tarok stepped solemnly away from the great wizard and turned to his friends. The dwarfs bowed their heads in respect and took off their helmets, looking away from the scene and returning to their work above. "It's a sorry time, Tarok," began Randor, "we have come so close to the one man who might be able to help us and here he is, dead."

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Twenty-Six - Full Circle) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

For several days, the dwarven and elven cities resounded with a chorus of jubilant celebrations. Both communities had lived with the threat of attack for so long now that they found it difficult to accept that it was all over. There would be new enemies - that much was certain - but now the two allies could stand together against all perils that the mountains could throw at them.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Twenty-One - Into the Deep) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

The brave group of warriors proceeded carefully along the narrow mountain path, their weapons drawn and ready. Somewhere in the distance lay the entrance to Rakrath's caves, and within the depths of those dark caverns stood the foul necromancer himself, plotting the downfall of the dwarf empire and his own ascent to power.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Twenty-Four - Ancient Secrets) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

Tarok could hear the necromancer's footsteps as he paced across the room. Such an ill-conceived hiding place had clearly failed to confuse the powerful sorcerer. Tarok held his breath in an attempt to remain undetected, but Rakrath was far too intelligent to be fooled by such a puny novice. Tarok looked in horror as the cupboard in front of him was wrenched from the floor and hurled the aside, crashing across the room. Rakrath stood directly in front of the young wizard, his bright eyes blazing fiercely, a dark cloak covering most of his face. He stared at the frightened wizard, reaching forward a withered hand, palm upwards. Tarok scrambled to his feet, trying to avoid the necromancer's burning gaze. He could feel it piercing his mind, and penetrating right into his very heart.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Twenty-Five - A Welcome Explanation) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

All eyes were on Tarok as he stood forward, scarcely able to believe the events that he was about to retell. A nearby flight of steps helped to raise him above the crowd, who were now huddled together, eager to hear the story of their timely redemption. Tarok turned to face his audience. "Ladies and gentlemen, dwarfs, elves, halflings, I have the unparalleled pleasure of introducing to you the great elven mage, Eldoran!" There was an emphatic round of applause and cheering. Eldoran bowed graciously but remained silent, allowing Tarok to continue.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Twenty - A Battle By Night) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

The battle cries of the dwarfs could be heard for many miles around as they poured out into the plains beyond the caves. Carek and Athena led their unit out of the great doors and into the dim moonlight. Over on the other side of the plains stood rank upon rank of skeletons and zombie warriors, marching steadily forwards, with the form of giant skeletons and giant zombies at the rear. The army was large, but Grom had expected worse. Looking around, he couldn't see the foul sorcerer anywhere. Had he deserted his forces to fight for him? It could have been a trap, but any sizeable reinforcements would have been spotted by the dwarven scouts. Grom knew that the moment to attack had arrived, and led the charge.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Twelve - Distant Signs) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

Carek parted the undergrowth confidently before him as he stepped carefully over the soft forest floor. The evening sun had dropped below the trees ahead, and its gentle warmth was fading fast. For the first time in many years, he didn't care that it was growing dark; the dancing shadows no longer worried him. He had a new confidence that seemed unwarranted, almost foolhardy. Wandering onwards, he boldly stepped out into a small clearing, in the centre of which stood a wooden fort surrounded by a crude, stagnant moat.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Three - An Adventure Underground) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-24 4 years 9 months ago

As the morning sun began to rise in the sky, the two friends eagerly made their way through the dense forest undergrowth. Despite the fact that Carek seemed to take this route quite often, it seemed so overgrown with coarse brambles and vines that one could well believe that no creature had ever set foot along it. There was an underlying hum of forest noise - creatures talking amongst themselves in their own tongues. They were most probably discussing the two intruders into their domain, giants by comparison. Occasionally one of these creatures would dart out from between the bushes, run startled across the track and vanish into the undergrowth the other side. It gave Tarok quite a shock the first time, and he almost leapt backwards in fright. Carek, however, was accustomed to almost all of the surprises that the forest could throw at him. Almost all.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Thirteen - The Lost Monolith) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

The group's first real adventure was now almost upon them. Preparations began in earnest, and excitement grew as the four adventurers, like children eagerly awaiting birthday celebrations, wished away the remaining few hours. Tarok spent the day wisely, turning to stone the four corner posts in the hill fort. He also learnt a few new spells that would help the group on their imminent journey, and spent some time training Carek, who had become quite an apprentice over the past few days.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Ten - The End Nears) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

Doragon returned to work after two tedious days of resting. He was fed up with being injured and wanted to be part of the action once more. Carek and Athena were busy making furniture, and Doragon decided to lend a hand. To a halfling, the kind of furniture you own says a great deal about you. Any man who valued his own comfort enough to buy luxurious, handcrafted tables was clearly someone who you could trust. Humans seemed to spend far too much time collecting vast wealth, and never spent it on a good armchair. What was the point of owning an entire kingdom if you couldn't sit back after a hard day's work and let your cares flow away with a glass of fine wine?

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Sixteen - The Visitor) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

Two weeks had passed since the victory over the ogres. The remains of the beasts had been carried a safe distance from the fort and cremated in a substantial funeral pyre. The few damaged sections of the fort had been repaired, and the four valiant warriors were slowly healing from their painful struggle with death.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Six - Strong Foundations) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-24 4 years 9 months ago

The four friends awoke somewhat reluctantly that morning, knowing that the construction of the fort could be delayed no further. Though it was exciting at last to be building a more permanent home amidst the trees, it was still a most daunting task. The whole project would take them at least a month of hard work and they all knew it. Preparations would have to begin immediately. The sooner they made a start the sooner they would be safe from the forest's deadly grasp.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Seventeen - The Journey Begins) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

As suddenly as it had begun, the rainy season finally ended. Before long, the all-too-familiar thunderclouds had parted and the valley was treated once more to the gentle winter sun. The trees were still bare, leaving the forest sadly bleak and denuded. The bright spring growth would not appear for several weeks yet, once again restoring the trees to their true glory. This was the forest at its most vulnerable and fragile. The rains had caused much damage, but had also brought a great deal of silt along with the flooded river, enriching and fertilising the valley floor. Such was the cycle of life within the forest's cruel embrace. It gave life then took it away.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Seven - Past Moments) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-24 4 years 9 months ago

Doragon collapsed to the ground, his heart pounding heavily. Fortunately, the creature's sharp claws had only just grazed his skin. Without his leather armour, the wound could have been much more serious. He turned to Tarok, and thanked his friend profusely. "One more swipe from that thing and I dare say I would have been in real trouble!" Tarok nodded. A compliment like that gave him a great sense of achievement inside. His magic was becoming truly useful now, and he knew that the group was beginning to depend upon it. All three friends were certainly impressed by Tarok's proficiency, and congratulated the wizard on a magnificent display.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter One - How It All Began) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-24 4 years 9 months ago

The last few rays of sunlight had now slipped well beneath the western horizon, and countless specks of light began once more to decorate the blanket of darkness overhead. The stars gave a certain enchantment to the forest, one that was unnerving to those who were not accustomed to its mystical allure. Especially to those who knew little of what lay in the darkness ahead, shrouded by the menacing trees and ensnaring undergrowth.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Nineteen - New Ally, New Foe) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

Doragon felt a great gust of wind sweep right past him, sending the flimsy bridge spinning and bucking like a thread in a gale. Holding on for dear life, he found himself thrown from side to side as the great black form of the storm dragon passed overhead, literally ten feet above. Doragon was in total panic, unable to hear the screams from his friends the other side of the bridge. His hands gripped tightly onto the thick rope, barely able to hold on. The winds slowly subsided, and he found himself dangling precariously from the rope, suspended over a precipitous drop below.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Nine - The First Test) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

After the excitement of the previous night's celebration feast, none of the group particularly relished the thought of returning to the task before them. They now had a safe wall surrounding their forest home, but much remained to be done over the coming weeks. The tower was the next stage to be built, and it was certainly going to provide a great number of problems.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Fourteen - A Hidden Legacy) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

Tarok summoned all his energies, feeling the mystical powers once more burning through his tired limbs. His friends were relying on him - he couldn't fail them. He prepared to cast another spell, catching a glimpse out of the corner of his eye as the orc sorcerer held out one of the skulls from around his neck, and focused his energy into it. The skull began to glow, the eyes burning bright red. Tarok realised just in time as a bolt of energy surged out of the skull towards him. He nimbly dived to one side as the beam of energy surged past his shoulder and struck the wall behind him with a cacophonous roar.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Four - History Repeats) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-24 4 years 9 months ago

A bright shaft of early morning light shone in through a tiny circular window in the ceiling. It caught Carek's face, just a sudden sparkle, and then was gone. Carek sat up with a start, wiping his tired eyes. It took him a few moments to work out where he was, and then the events of the previous day began to flit through his mind. He relaxed, then slowly unwrapped himself from the tight, undersized blankets. Through the window a dozen tiny eyes were peering inwards. They shyly ducked out of view as Carek glanced in their direction, then slowly re-appeared to catch another glimpse. Carek crawled out of the narrow doorway and into the outside world. The sprite village was alive with activity, the level of which was excited as the tiny people ran to watch their giant visitor scramble slowly to his feet and survey the scene around him. He seemed even larger to them by the light of day.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Five - Additions) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-24 4 years 9 months ago

The busy streets of Tarnadon were as hectic as Tarok could ever remember. Compared to the solitude of the forest, this was uncomfortable and claustrophobic. Tarok held the purse tightly in his pocket, just to reassure himself. In the forest you had to worry about your very life, so money soon became of secondary importance. In Tarnadon, the chances of you being eaten alive on daily business were reassuringly rare, so other cares began to dominate. Whatever your situation, there was always something to worry about, no matter how petty it might have seemed to other folk. For Carek, this human preoccupation with material wealth seemed rather futile. For Tarok, the way in which the townsfolk worried about their jobs and their appearance seemed unnecessary and trite. It was all a question of relative worth.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Fifteen - Life and Death) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

The ogre warriors charged onwards, clubs aloft. Carek and Athena rushed up the tower as fast as they could, tripping on the wooden steps as they frantically scrambled to reach the battlements. Carek was the first to reach the top, and launched a volley of arrows down towards the oncoming horde. All three missiles hit their targets but failed to slay any of the enormous creatures. The ogres just charged onwards, unperturbed by injuries that would surely have killed a human.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Eleven - Hidden Facets) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

Several days passed before work resumed on the moat. The almighty battle had reduced the three friends to their last drop of energy, and left them bruised and battered. For once, it was nice to have Tarok run errands for them. The wizard was grateful for the skilled defence of the fort his friends had managed to muster, and was only sorry that he had not been able to lend a hand. With a wizard on their side, the fight might have been won much more easily.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Eighteen - The Perilous Mountains) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

The longer the group stayed in Lanwyn, the less they wanted to leave its comfortable walls, and venture northwards towards the seemingly impenetrable mountains beyond. Those dark grey peaks dominated the horizon, jutting awkwardly into the skyline behind the great lake of Thrynn. The rich waters of the lake supported the townsfolk with a plentiful supply of fish, as well as providing the easiest way to trade across to the elven settlements to the west, and the smaller farming communities to the north and east.

Wilderness: Book One - The Forest (Chapter Eight - A Shelter From the Night) Migrate Wizard 2015-09-25 4 years 9 months ago

The group listened intently while Tarok explained his plan. Carek was not yet convinced. What foolhardy strategy was this wizard proposing? He kept one eye on the hut, half expecting the ogres to storm out at any minute and charge him down, crushing him with their huge, murderous clubs. Carek thought back to that fateful night where he had hidden for hours, rolled up in the shadows as the ogres ran about just inches from his nose. Tarok, unaware of the true danger these creatures presented, spoke freely. He enjoyed being the tactician - it was the role that he always preferred when playing war games as a child.

When Dwarves Stood Tall Migrate Wizard 2015-10-14 4 years 9 months ago

A poem made on-the-fly.

When Darkness Falls – Prologue Migrate Wizard 2015-10-17 4 years 9 months ago

The first chapter of a detailed and mostly accurate novelisation of the NWN2 Original Campaign, this story portrays the events of the night when the silver sword was shattered in battle with the King of Shadows, in the fields of a small village in the Mere of Dead Men; the night that will shape the lives of others for years to come.

Whatever It Takes Migrate Wizard 2015-10-10 4 years 9 months ago

Just something that entered my mind and demanded to be written. Bishop, because I just love to play with him.
This actually is my first fanfic, so please be gentle. I took a lot of liberties with the OC storyline, please don't sue me. Also, english is not my native language, so some things may sound funny.

What Some Characters Will Never Say Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 4 years 9 months ago

Neeshka:

-Here have a coin beggar

-I am sick of robbery,let's return all this stolen items

Reference
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Ye Builders Journal 1st collection Migrate Wizard 2014-07-21 5 years 9 months ago

In the opening folly of our 5 year anniver

Xenograph Arms II - Active Again! Chass 2017-12-10 2 years 9 months ago

Greetings!

Writing Advice Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 10 months ago

This is a post made on the official forums that we've transferred here for future reference.

What I Learned When I Became a DM Migrate Wizard 2015-11-13 4 years 9 months ago

... and how it can work in Neverwinter Nights

Editorial
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World of Krynn Preview Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 9 months ago

I was recently invited by Arcanius, from Neverwinter Haven, to visit his persistent world Krynn which is based on the Dragonlance setting. My visit to Krynn was done as a DM which offered me a behind the scenes look at how large Krynn is. As many of you might know Arcanius is also the author of "x" in one series of hak packs. What originally started out as a four in one when NWN was just released, has grown to a 25 in 1, which is what the world of Krynn uses. With over 125 areas, numerous tilesets, tons of unique creatures and items, this world is massive.

Why Wizards Don't Suck Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 10 months ago

Ah, another foray to change the minds of those who are still 3E-challenged. This time we are taking on the wizard class in all it's arcane glory. The wizard, though not a jack of all trades like the bard, is a master of all situations through the variety and increasing power of his spells.

Why Should I Play NWN? Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 9 months ago

Here are some editorials from the vnboards answering the question on why you should play NWN. Thanks to Aurora_Rose for the heads up.

Why Monks Don't Suck Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 10 months ago

I have seen a ton of people, myself included, turn away from this class because of its inability to use a variety of weapons or armor or magic items, not to mention the requirement of having to be some degree of lawful. Throw that in with the inability to multiclass freely (under most circumstances - some new supplements allow you to do so) and you have to really be committed to playing a monk throughout the campaign. If you take the time to check into the monk, you can see that this is not such a bad idea.

Why HotU Should Stand for "Hand oUt" to the Community Builders Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 9 months ago

I'm a patient guy. It takes a lot to get me rattled. Well, for the most part. Sometimes I get a bit antsy when I'm waiting for something to happen, especially when it's something that I expect without question.

Why Epic Levels are Absolutely Necessary Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 9 months ago

I am very pleased to see that the discussion on this topic has received an epic amount of attention. I must respectfully disagree with my distinguished colleagues who have argued against epic levels.

Why Bards Don't Suck Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 10 months ago

Alaric had to think fast.

Since his most recent capture by the ogres, he was sure to end up in the cooking pot this night. Certainly, his halfling companion had fallen to a similar fate the previous night, and he was not about to end up as some foul-smelling creature's evening meal. Unable to reach his mandolin, Alaric started to sing. Not just a song to calm his mind, but to capture the ogre guard's attention. He sang as best he could in ogre (one of the less romantic languages he knew) and weaved a song exalting the exploits of great ogre champions. The guard soon came back to join in on Alaric's fine vocalizations, and the quick-thinking Alaric poised a slight suggestion in his music that it might be better for the guard if this obviously harmless human was allowed out of his cage that the two could share a tankard or two whilst they sang.

It sounded a bit more like an oxen trying to yodel, but Alaric was not going to waste this opportunity as his captor opened his cage and clopped Alaric hard on the back. Alaric weaved a spell of Sleep into his singing and the guard was soon slumped, tankard in hand, across the small table outside Alaric's former cell.

Taking a few minutes to gather his gear, Alaric used stealth and agility to slip out of the ogre cave and into the freedom of the night.

What To Do Post-HotU Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 9 months ago

There is no way I would ever pay per download or pay monthly subscription charges for NWN content. Period.

 

What is Evil? Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 9 months ago

The word 'evil' is a universally hated word. It speaks of things like the Nazis in World War 2, Terrorism, and the typical Orcs in a fantasy setting. People might know what Evil means, but do they understand it? With hoards of MMORPGs and RPGs being announced daily, players are striving for a good storyline or a good role-playing environment to play in. Unfortunately, they're those who believe evil is nothing more than Player-Killing new players in online gaming, or writers who can't come up with anything better than 'bad orcs' and cliché 'world domination' villains. Here, we will be discussing proper guidelines on creating Evil within your world, as I lead you through the process.

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