I’m dumber faster

  • SavvyWolf
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    * Puts on headband of intellect *

    Uhm, actually recalling and learning from personal experience is WIS and not INT.

    * Pushes glasses up the bridge of my nose *

    Really now, it’s this misconception that is really hurting the game. I will now go on a rant about how my interpretation of the stats is correct despite it being fairly ambiguous and confusing.

    • AhdokOP
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      Umm… actually recalling information is INT.

      The first line under “intelligence” in the PHB is:

      “An Intelligence check comes into play when you need to draw on logic, education, memory, or deductive reasoning.”

      Hell, even the keen mind feat, which gives you perfect memory for a month, gives you INT.

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        3 months ago

        I know people like to “well actually” me after every single comic I post here, but give me at least a little credit…

        I do take 5 minutes to check the rules before I spend multiple hours drawing a joke about them.

        • SavvyWolf
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          243 months ago

          Okay, sorry about that. I was making a joke about things and yeah, it didn’t read as well as I thought it would in my head.

          • AhdokOP
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            513 months ago

            That’s okay, I’m just a little exasperated haha

    • @MouseKeyboard
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      23 months ago

      Uhm, actually recalling and learning from personal experience is WIS and not INT.

      Where is that from?

      • SavvyWolf
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        43 months ago

        It was meant to be a spoof on how everyone has different opinions on the difference on what INT and WIS are, as well as a meta-commentary on the difference between INT and WIS (arguing a set of semantics on a webcomic where the joke wouldn’t make sense under your rules is a high-INT, low-WIS action, IMO).

  • macniel
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    263 months ago

    I know some of those words :O

    TAKE IT OFF OF HER!

      • AhdokOP
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        253 months ago

        That’s just how Konsi is… more INT makes the imposter syndrome stronger.

    • AhdokOP
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      343 months ago

      I don’t want to remember.

  • @stingpie@lemmy.world
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    203 months ago

    When playing overly smart characters I tend go less for loquaciousness and more for confusing amounts of double entendré. Like how a temple might be incensed if I gave them the wrong perfume.

    • AhdokOP
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      163 months ago

      That’s what I do with my gnome wizard… after all, the PHB explicitly says “gnomes love puns”

  • @Crowfiend@lemmy.world
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    83 months ago

    Is there a way to read just the Konsi comics on your page? I’d certainly like to check out your other stuff in time, but I love seeing Konsi!

    • AhdokOP
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      There is!

      Under the Konsi comics, you should see her name as a link, if you click on it, it’ll show you only those.

      They’re in reverse chronological order, so start at the bottom and work backwards. Please be advised that there’s some non-comic art of her mixed in.

  • @AngryCommieKender@lemmy.world
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    33 months ago

    Doesn’t she cast off WIS? I thought she was a junior priestess that has been given an unspecified promotion? Why give her a headband of INT rather than the wizard character, or trade it for a headband of WIS of equal power?

      • @AngryCommieKender@lemmy.world
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        Tymora, I hope not. We shouldn’t be exporting our idiosyncrasies into our PCs. That’s external knowledge, and character abuse.

        /s

    • AhdokOP
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      These items set your stat to 19 if your stat was lower than 19.

      Faelys’ INT is 20, and Konsi’s WIS is 20. The only real use of such an item in our party would be to provide a large boost to a dump-stat, and if you’re doing that, you might as well go for the biggest boost possible.

      In reality, we wouldn’t make regular use of such an item, everyone in the party is rocking three attuned items that they’d prefer to a headband of intellect when adventuring. It’s the kind of thing we’d put in the bag of holding and then attune during a downtime day when we needed to do library research.

      • @AngryCommieKender@lemmy.world
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        12 months ago

        Oh, ok. That makes sense.

        To be fair to Konsi, a 10 point boost in INT would be pretty psychologically shocking to most characters that aren’t Epic Level Wizards, and that’s just cause at that point an INT of 28 is normal for those guys.