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Thraskir Skimper
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Posted - 31 Jul 2018 :  13:08:21  Show Profile Send Thraskir Skimper a Private Message  Reply with Quote  Delete Topic
Poll Question:
When visiting this keep what character class do you see yourself as?

In multiclass without a main class pick Other.

Choices:

Sage
Mage
Specialist Mage
Fighter
Specialist Fighter
Thief
Assassin
Cleric
Druid
Monk
Bard
Other

(Anonymous Vote)

Thay Red

Edited by - Thraskir Skimper on 02 Aug 2018 06:07:38

Wooly Rupert
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You need an Other category, since you didn't include paladin, sorcerer, barbarian, or any of a whole mess of other classes. And Zero level doesn't necessarily mean human.

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Thraskir Skimper
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Posted - 01 Aug 2018 :  00:18:19  Show Profile Send Thraskir Skimper a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Limited to 12. Paladin is specialist fighter as is Barbarian. Sorcerer is Mage or Specialist Mage.

Thay Red
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Posted - 01 Aug 2018 :  09:17:44  Show Profile  Visit BARDOBARBAROS's Homepage Send BARDOBARBAROS a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Bard from these

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HE DECAPITATES!!!


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Misereor
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Posted - 01 Aug 2018 :  10:32:07  Show Profile Send Misereor a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:

When visiting this keep what character class do you see yourself as?



Dualclass Bard/Commoner. Master of None Specialist.



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Icelander
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Posted - 01 Aug 2018 :  11:15:21  Show Profile  Visit Icelander's Homepage Send Icelander a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Sage.

Professionally, I am consulted by people who require my expert knowledge and pay me for the consultation. That's pretty much exactly how sages work in the Realms.

In the real world, they call me an attorney-at-law.

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sleyvas
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I had to choose other, as I picture "myself" as being a former Thayan bounty hunter, both fighter and mage, turned artifact by the spellplague... primarily appearing as a floating/talking book, often seen with a pompous historian turned sai, named Lorey, floating beside him. I didn't see that in the buttons.

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Diffan
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What kind of weird mechanics/classes is this?

I see myself as a Hoplite.

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LordofBones
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Posted - 02 Aug 2018 :  07:29:22  Show Profile Send LordofBones a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Thraskir Skimper

Limited to 12. Paladin is specialist fighter as is Barbarian. Sorcerer is Mage or Specialist Mage.



So why are Druids, effectively nature priests, separate from Clerics, and assassins separate from thieves when both are aspects of the rogue class? This just seems like a mishmash of classes; "Sage" isn't a class outside of Final Fantasy. It's a role or job description that the expert (or an Int-based class with Knowledge skills as class skills) pretty much accomplishes.

There are 11 core classes in the game, which would have given you one left over (for alternate classes [warlock, samurai, ninja, healer, warmage, etc] or Pathfinder classes).

Edited by - LordofBones on 02 Aug 2018 07:30:30
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Thraskir Skimper
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Posted - 03 Aug 2018 :  01:09:51  Show Profile Send Thraskir Skimper a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Basically I use the Advanced base classes then fill in the gaps, illusionist is a specialist class in later versions, Specialist cleric would be one of the many clerical other classes favoured soul, etc...

Seems no one is a Cleric Druid Paladin or Monk anyway.

Thay Red

Edited by - Thraskir Skimper on 03 Aug 2018 01:11:23
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