Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Proposal: fixing battle fright that might occur in vanguards

Reached quorum 5 votes to 0. Enacted by Kevan.

Adminned at 07 Nov 2019 11:36:33 UTC

Append to Battles

If the Vanguard has not taken a Battle Action in the previous 36 hours, any Adventurer or the the Priest may take the following action. Choose a random non-Vanguard non-Monster non-Recovering non-Weary Adventurer to become the Vanguard and make a comment on the Battle Post to this effect. The previous Vanguard becomes Weary for the rest of the Battle, this is tracked with an asterisk after their name on their character sheet and that status is removed when the Battle ends.

Remove “When a Battle Action is taken by the Vanguard, the Successor they named becomes the Vanguard. ” from the ruleset.

Replace “If an Adventurer is the Vanguard of an occurring Battle, they may take a Battle Action from the following list by making a comment to that effect to that Battle’s Battle Post, a comment which must also name a single Adventurer (other than themselves) who is not Recovering as their Successor: ” with

If an Adventurer is the Vanguard of an occurring Battle, they my take the following atomic action (this is also a Battle Action):
* Choose an named action from the other list below and its target, if applicable, and apply its effect.
* Choose an Adventurer that is not Recovering.
* Make a comment on the occurring Battle Post, stating the action you took and its target, if applicable. Also state the Adventurer you chose in the second step; that Adventurer becomes the Vanguard.

also changed the boot time to 36 hours



11-06-2019 20:55:13 UTC



11-07-2019 07:24:40 UTC



11-07-2019 08:54:06 UTC

This is a decent rewrite, I suppose.

I take back my objections, based on the realization that the impact of a mistake is the same as though it were not an AA. No reason to avoid it on those grounds. It really isn’t all that complex.


11-07-2019 08:54:19 UTC


The Duke of Waltham: HE/HIM

11-07-2019 11:01:04 UTC