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What Happened to the Beta? Migrate Wizard 2015-09-26 4 years 2 months ago

It was the night before Beta,
but the Gnomes had the Code.
They'd Stolen it from under,
Trent Oster's nose.

What a Relief Werelynx 2013-04-21 3 years 7 months ago

250 word assignment from English Classes, that started it all.

War of the Dragons - Prologue Migrate Wizard 2015-10-18 4 years 2 months ago

The prologue of War of the Dragons, introducing the basic setting and the main character, Marilain Dane.

Waiting for Winter Migrate Wizard 2015-09-26 4 years 2 months ago

Corso wandered wearily back to his lodgings. It had been another very disappointing day. "Still waiting", he thought.

It had been a find all right, a once in a lifetime discovery that could have made him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But Corso was a Paladin of Helm from the old school and he believed that all of his earnings belonged to his God and His church. Luckily, in this instance the church had seen fit to honour his request for a new blade to replace the one he had broken off in the chest of the leader of a band of half-orcs and orcs that had been threatening the local farms and outlying villages as well as travellers coming up from Waterdeep.

Valen Accidently in Love Migrate Wizard 2015-10-18 4 years 2 months ago

Things did go to well after Valen's grand adventure, he now nothing but a cold and bitter husk of what he was, but can this girl from a whole other plane of existence show him what real love is? and it can be his?

Untitled Migrate Wizard 2015-09-30 4 years 2 months ago

Dedicated to all NWN fans worldwide:

'Twas the day of Neverwinter and all through the world
Every gamer we knew had their cheetos unfurled.
They chanted and screamed, as they gathered with might
In front of their systems, cackling with delight.

Untitled Migrate Wizard 2015-10-02 4 years 2 months ago

Twas the night before release and all through the forums,
Flames were flying and tempers were stormin.
The pre-orders were made online with care,
In hope that neverwinter would soon be there.
Trent Oster was nestled all snug in his bed,
While visions of gnomes danced in his head.
With Poly and his kobold and Jay locking the crap,

Unknown Guild Migrate Wizard 2015-10-03 4 years 2 months ago

Vargon Shadowstar stroked his neatly trimmed goatee in anticipation of his forthcoming visitor. Lord Kar'tzal had been a thorn in his side for far too long. Far too long indeed. It was long past time that his little games be exposed for what they were.

Twisted Logics Migrate Wizard 2015-10-18 4 years 2 months ago

The sky looked crimson red as the flames licked the rooftops of the burning houses.

Tunus and Nalin Migrate Wizard 2015-09-26 4 years 2 months ago

The Innocence of Childhood

The children played in their father's fields, trying to find one another, laughing all the while. Their days were still carefree, for the time had not yet come for the harvest, and there was not much to do until the corn had ripened. But the stalks were taller than the children, and the field made a good place to hide. They played into the day, and only when their stomachs began to rumble with hunger did they notice just how late it had become. The days were long in the hotter part of the year, and they knew that their mother should have already called them for supper. Fearing that they had missed mother's call, and, even worse, dinner itself, they sprinted towards the small shack that they called home. As they exited out of the cornfields, they could see no signs of their father, who had been fixing the plow. Not even old Boli, their plow mule, was in sight. Usually he didn't wander from the plush grasses that surrounded their homestead. Nalin turned to her little brother Tunus as they ran. Although he was nearly her size, she was two years older than him.

Trekka and Miniko - Father and Son Migrate Wizard 2015-10-13 4 years 2 months ago

Trekka and Miniko: Father and Son is about two characters of the same names. These two people fight, sychotic girls with super natural powers, an insane masked woman, serve a dark and evil arch lich, and more!

Tora-Feilan Migrate Wizard 2015-10-20 4 years 2 months ago

A character sketch i did for my PC using an outline that's good for any writer

Too Many Arrow Wounds Migrate Wizard 2015-09-24 4 years 2 months ago

Dranis was returning from a successful mission against The Restistance. It was his job to find the secret meeting place of the Za'rashin, the highest faction of The Restistance.

Dranis knew that one of the members was aware of his presence. The drow knew that as soon as he left the area, that member would tell the rest of the knights, in their shining armor and sparkling swords, that they were being watched and Dranis knew that they would send their most nimble men after him.

To Sail a Sea of Stars ChaosQueen_Kara_8 2015-10-17 4 years 4 months ago

A mysterious woman from another world, and a man from Calimshan who is seeking knowledge, power, and wealth, embark on a quest that will unite their fates and test the worth of worldly pursuits in the face of a truly cosmic revelation.

To Make A Paladin Feel Better Migrate Wizard 2015-10-07 4 years 2 months ago

Alright, this is my first Fanfiction ever so don't kill me if you hate it. Oh, and this is a HUMOR story so nothing I say about Biowares beloved characters should be taken seriously. I love them all. Okay, Aribeth is having a really awful day (think when she's totally angry all the time when you get to the end of her side quest in chapter two) and it's up to Aarin and Sharwyn to try and make it better. The solution however is easier than it would seem.

Three Men Sitting In A Room Migrate Wizard 2015-09-22 4 years 2 months ago

‘Brian never buys me flowers, he never even says happy anniversary, and the last time he bought me jewellery was my wedding ring and THAT’S only 9 carat gold! Why Betty Sottle across the street showed me her 25th wedding anniversary gift from her husband and guess what it was mother, it was a platinum bracelet with emeralds all around. I counted 25 of em, one for each year of marriage she said' Brian snorts loudly and spits in his hanky taking on a coughing fit.

"Betty Sottle is something to look at, all leg and boobs. Damn it, if I were her husband I’d buy her twenty platinum bracelets; her old man says she’s a devil in the sack and I believe him! Well it was a sight to behold I can tell you, the wife in her pink frilly nightdress down to her toes, hair in rollers and some disgusting green beauty treatment plastered on her face.

The Way of the Hunter - You Can't Run From Your Own Shadow (Chapter Three) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 4 years 2 months ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

The Way of the Hunter - What Lies Within (Chapter Eighteen) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 4 years 2 months ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

The Way of the Hunter - Welcoming Party (Chapter Twenty-Eight) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-10 4 years 2 months ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

The Way of the Hunter - Weakness (Chapter Twenty-Five) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-10 4 years 2 months ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

The Way of the Hunter - Torn (Chapter Twenty-One) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 4 years 2 months ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

The Way of the Hunter - Through Another Portal (Chapter Fourteen) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-09 4 years 2 months ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

The Way of the Hunter - Those Who Cannot Survive (Chapter Forty) Migrate Wizard 2015-10-12 4 years 2 months ago

As the dust settles after the battle with the King of Shadows, the people of Neverwinter wait in anticipation for the triumphant return of their heroes...but they never came back. What became of their champions? Where is the Knight-Captain? Will she finally return victorious, or will she forever live on only in tavern stories?

(A what-might-have-been story post-NWN2, with some flashbacks to the OC. Be gentle, this is my first attempt!)

Editorial
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Walking with Blinders On Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 2 months ago

We've all played a ton of games over the years, with each year bringing considerable advances in the quality and immersive nature of computer games. One of the coolest feelings I can recall involved logging in to Everquest for the first time and being able to run amongst the trees and come face to face with my first orc. Granted, the orc dispatched me quicker than a dog on a dreamsicle, but the fact that I could look the orc in the eye as he pounded me into the dirt immediately took away the sting of defeat.

View from the Vault - The Persistent World of Avlis Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 2 months ago

We've enjoyed Neverwinter Nights for eight years. I still remember the game when I first fired it up. Then I started reading the manual, looking under the hood, kicking the tires of the game. I decided to try the online option the game offered, and I still remember some of the names, some of the places. The City of Arabel was the first server I logged into. My poor old PC could barely manage to run the game properly, but it was severely tested by Arabel and the scores of people constantly logged on. I had to settle for a server with a population and ping that accommodated my situation, but I'll always remember one of the worlds I bypassed while looking for a smaller "neighborthood". Avlis.

View from the Vault - The Passion of thegeorge Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 2 months ago

Every now and then I am going to write an article about my observations as site manager of the Neverwinter Vault. While we have many types of spotlights and entries that are requested by community members, these articles will be based solely by my feelings, observations, and slightly askew perspective. Because of this, take them at face value. Articles about Pale Masters are not slights against clerics or people who love to play them, they are merely articles about Pale Masters. Articles about NWN2 are not slights against NWN1, they are simply NWN2 articles.

View from the Vault - NWN Online Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 2 months ago

Every now and then I am going to write an article about my observations as site manager of the Neverwinter Vault. While we have many types of spotlights and entries that are requested by community members, these articles will be based solely by my feelings, observations, and slightly askew perspective. Because of this, take them at face value. Articles about Pale Masters are not slights against clerics or people who love to play them, they are merely articles about Pale Masters. Articles about NWN2 are not slights against NWN1, they are simply NWN2 articles.

View from the Vault - Common Sense, Common Courtesy, and Our Community Members Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 2 months ago

Every now and then I am going to write an article about my observations as site manager of the Neverwinter Vault. While we have many types of spotlights and entries that are requested by community members, these articles will be based solely by my feelings, observations, and slightly askew perspective. Because of this, take them at face value. Articles about Pale Masters are not slights against clerics or people who love to play them, they are merely articles about Pale Masters. Articles about NWN2 are not slights against NWN1, they are simply NWN2 articles.

View from the Vault - A Matter of Character Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 2 months ago

Every now and then I am going to write an article about my observations as site manager of the Neverwinter Vault. While we have many types of spotlights and entries that are requested by community members, these articles will be based solely by my feelings, observations, and slightly askew perspective. Because of this, take them at face value. Articles about Pale Masters are not slights against clerics or people who love to play them, they are merely articles about Pale Masters. Articles about NWN2 are not slights against NWN1, they are simply NWN2 articles.

Video Games, NWN, and the Free Market Migrate Wizard 2015-11-11 4 years 2 months ago

Standing in the shower one day, I kind of began to think about video games, and how they are, to put it mildly, excellent. I never realized it before, but not only are they fun, but they are also form an industry which would make Adam Smith very happy. As I see it (and remember as you read this that I am as far from an economist as one can be), the video game industry relies on the quality of products and infusions of new ideas to keep it an incredibly competitive one. On top of that, video games seem to be a major reason of the success and continued development of the home computer. I am writing to this site because I believe that Neverwinter Nights and its upcoming CRPG brethren are a perfect example of everything I am talking about.

Unable to post to BSN - time to move elsewhere? Proleric 2014-02-24 5 years 2 months ago

Seems like we can't post to the BSN forums right now, despite the following statement:

Tolerance and the NWN2 Custom Content Community mwmdragon 2015-11-11 4 years 3 months ago

We have an editorial by MWMDragon on the subject of the highs and lows of being a new modder to the community and how reactions in the community can put a person off at times. This article has been written not to have a go at any one person, but instead to give a little more insight on how other people reactions whether intended or not, can have an adverse affect on a Custom Content author or indeed, a module builder. Support in its varying ways, be it by constructive comments or votes or simple encouragement can mean a great deal. It is a large part of keeping a tight community.

Reference
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Voice Acted Modules of NWN2 Werelynx 2013-05-31 5 years 1 month ago
Voice acting in modules is a good thing for numero
Visual Effect Changes in NWN2 Migrate Wizard 2015-11-13 4 years 3 months ago

The chart below is best explained as the VFX that convert to actual NWN2 Special Effect Files.

Unusual Module List (UML) [NWN1] Werelynx 2014-07-26 2 months 3 weeks ago

Unusual Module List (UML) lists all "strange" modules that 'really' differ from "rural" longsword-hero adventur

Tyrants of the Moonsea now on GOG! NWN News 2019-09-25 5 months 1 day ago

                           

Illustration of Document in Reader TR's Trap Collection Tarot Redhand 2014-09-04 5 years 2 months ago

In order to reduce the number of files in my library of NwN related stuff I have started to import them into a program called TreeDBNotes Fre

Tutorial
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Variables Preferred (Tutorial) Genisys 2016-11-21 3 years 2 months ago

Variables are something you create out of thin air, just like in math class when you saw  n = 4  or a = 2 , instances of these variables are

UPD file format Pain Eternal 2013-07-16 5 years 2 months ago

UPD is a file format designed to help with merging 2da flles.

just for illustration Tutorial: What are the module switches and how to configure them. Shadooow 2014-08-04 2 years 5 months ago

What are the module switches?

Tutorial: How to modify caster level, DC or metamagic dynamically without need to recompile all spellscripts Shadooow 2014-07-14 2 years 5 months ago

This tutorial shows and explains the spell scripting features that added the Community Patch Project (CPP) in the new spell engine.

Tutorial: How to make PLC Monsters Carcerian 2014-07-09 5 years 2 months ago
Tutorial on using DropBox for Hosting Pictures for BSN Tarot Redhand 2015-12-27 3 years 8 months ago

I am placing this on here as a way of making it easy to find. This is a tutorial in the form of an illustrated pdf file.

Tutorial - Vanilla / Community Patch AI in depth Shadooow 2016-02-08 2 years 5 months ago

This tutorial explains the way how vanilla/CPP AI works, how to modify it, how to make custom AI for specific creature and how to workaround/fix known issues. What does CPP has to do with this? Community Patch greatly enhances vanilla AI, adds numerous fixes and new features. It's still same AI but works much better overally.

Tutorial - Creating Custom Tiles Migrate Wizard 2016-03-26 3 years 10 months ago

This tutorial will walk you through creating an individual tile and adding it to an existing tileset. While everything below is the same for creating a tile for an entirely unique tileset, it's much more feasible to add tiles to an already existing one or a duplicate of an existing one (LabTek's tileset duplicator is great for this.) Bioware gives a good base to start from and as there are literally hundreds of iterations of terrain tiles in any given tileset, it's best to build on/change what already exists.

This tutorial includes such features as creating a raised walk mesh and using textures with transparency on simple models to fake fine model detail. In branch-off tutorials, we'll look at the SET and ITP files in more detail, cover changing elevation, and paintables (walls, streams, etc...)

Tutorial - Creating Custom Doors Migrate Wizard 2016-03-26 3 years 10 months ago

This tutorial will cover all the issues and concepts required to create and implement a fully-working custom door in the game with all the functionality and features of the doors that ship with the game. I consider this an advanced tutorial as I the step-by-step buttom pushing in MAX will not be walked through. We will still cover all the aspects of door creation in MAX, but this tutorial assumes the user is familiar enough with the program to create and (especially) animate objects without specific, detailed instruction. We will not be texturing the door in this tutorial as basic skill in texturing for NWN is also assumed.

Review
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Three Hour Tour - The World of Aenea Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 3 months ago

I have asked the community of persistent world owners to take me on a short tour of their worlds, and to show me what sets them apart. The goal was to spend one hour or so in game in the world, and have them show what was under the hood, what they were about, and what they offered. This is the tale of my journey into the persistent realms of Neverwinter Nights and Neverwinter Nights 2.

The stories are true. The perspective is from experience. The fun was genuine. The following is largely representative of the hosts efforts and skills of hospitality. I took notes during my visits, and walked away for a short time. I revisited them after a bit and like meeting a stranger at a party, I let my memory and impressions of the visit guide this article.

Three Hour Tour - Shadow Mountain Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 3 months ago

I have asked the community of persistent world owners to take me on a short tour of their worlds, and to show me what sets them apart. The goal was to spend one hour or so in game in the world, and have them show what was under the hood, what they were about, and what they offered. This is the tale of my journey into the persistent realms of Neverwinter Nights and Neverwinter Nights 2.

The stories are true. The perspective is from experience. The fun was genuine. The following is largely representative of the hosts efforts and skills of hospitality. I took notes during my visits, and walked away for a short time. I revisited them after a bit and like meeting a stranger at a party, I let my memory and impressions of the visit guide this article.

Three Hour Tour - Realms of Trinity Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 3 months ago

I have asked the community of persistent world owners to take me on a short tour of their worlds, and to show me what sets them apart. The goal was to spend one hour or so in game in the world, and have them show what was under the hood, what they were about, and what they offered. This is the tale of my journey into the persistent realms of Neverwinter Nights and Neverwinter Nights 2.

The stories are true. The perspective is from experience. The fun was genuine. The following is largely representative of the hosts efforts and skills of hospitality. I took notes during my visits, and walked away for a short time. I revisited them after a bit and like meeting a stranger at a party, I let my memory and impressions of the visit guide this article.

Three Hour Tour - A Land Far Away Migrate Wizard 2015-11-12 4 years 3 months ago

I have asked the community of persistent world owners to take me on a short tour of their worlds, and to show me what sets them apart. The goal was to spend one hour or so in game in the world, and have them show what was under the hood, what they were about, and what they offered. This is the tale of my journey into the persistent realms of Neverwinter Nights and Neverwinter Nights 2.

The stories are true. The perspective is from experience. The fun was genuine. The following is largely representative of the hosts efforts and skills of hospitality. I took notes during my visits, and walked away for a short time. I revisited them after a bit and like meeting a stranger at a party, I let my memory and impressions of the visit guide this article.

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