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Thorkhammer
« on: January 15, 2018, 09:29:12 PM »
Has anyone seen or heard of the mighty Thorkie lately?

As for the rest of you ... are you still posting?  If so, where?
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2018, 12:43:45 PM »
Have not seen nor heard a word. I wonder if forums, like these, have run their course, in the new and evolving social media. Many of the boards just aren't frequented by many anymore.The OSR has been around for quite a while now. Maybe it's just run its natural course since 5e seems to be accepted by many.
But.... no word from Thorkie. I played an online skype D&D basic game with him a few years ago, but that was a while now.

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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2018, 02:31:44 PM »
I think you are right.

Thanks for answering.
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2018, 10:34:06 PM »
I have not seen thorkie much recently, but my forum activity has been down quite a bit. Last I saw of him he was posting on ODD74 and the ruins of murkhill forums. I just checked RoM and he was active earlier this month. He was active on DF around the same time as well. I have him on skype, so if I see him pop up sometime soon, I'll throw him a shout. I know he regularly takes breaks for forums.

I definitely see social media taking over forums place. I see facebook groups, G+ pages, and reddit as strong centers of discussion and forums slowly dwindling. 5e being so widely accepted certainly hurts the case for the OSR, as I know many OSR folks are happy to run 5e for a wider audience and just tweak it for their style.

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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2018, 09:47:14 AM »
I'm waiting patiently for 5E core PDFs to start in on it.  No idea why they are holding those back.
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2018, 10:33:47 AM »
I think you can get pdf's of 5E core books and adventures, IF you join as a paying member on Fantasy Grounds and or D&D Beyond.

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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2018, 11:17:57 AM »
I will check that out.  Thanks.
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2018, 01:21:44 PM »
mostly people have been chatting on our Discord.. instead of here. Seems everyone has moved towards that medium now. Because you chat like a forums, and also jump into voice chat for games.
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2018, 01:26:06 PM »
Do you have a link to that please?
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2018, 06:07:06 PM »
I believe the discord link is the on the main page just under announcements
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2018, 08:21:38 AM »
Do you have a link to that please?

Its at the top..
https://discordapp.com/invite/PufmFGw

Please let me know when you sign up.. I'll make sure you get chat mod status.
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2018, 12:13:10 AM »
Has anyone seen or heard of the mighty Thorkie lately?

As for the rest of you ... are you still posting?  If so, where?
Not lately, but I did recently buy the rights to several of his adventures which I intend to publish for BLUEHOLME™ starting this year. As for me, I still post here and there on forums, as well as Facebook and Google+, but this publishing lark is really eating into my time. Not to mention the fact that my programme leader at uni has recently decided to quit, and I'm saddled with acting in his place until the school hires a real replacement (I said no to the job, I like having a life!). But, yeah, I think forums are in their death throes ... :(

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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2018, 06:23:00 AM »
Has anyone seen or heard of the mighty Thorkie lately?

As for the rest of you ... are you still posting?  If so, where?
Not lately, but I did recently buy the rights to several of his adventures which I intend to publish for BLUEHOLME™ starting this year. As for me, I still post here and there on forums, as well as Facebook and Google+, but this publishing lark is really eating into my time. Not to mention the fact that my programme leader at uni has recently decided to quit, and I'm saddled with acting in his place until the school hires a real replacement (I said no to the job, I like having a life!). But, yeah, I think forums are in their death throes ... :(

Honestly forums are a dinosaur waiting to die now.. with things like G+, Facebook and now Discord, people don't come to forums much anymore.
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2018, 10:10:25 AM »
True enough.  I just like their relative anonymity.
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Re: Thorkhammer
« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2018, 02:28:34 PM »
I think you can get pdf's of 5E core books and adventures, IF you join as a paying member on Fantasy Grounds and or D&D Beyond.

You don’t need a paid subscription for D&D Beyond. You can just buy content. It isn’t pdfs but online access to the material. They are working on an offline app (for iOS and Android) that is like an ebook reader but will have additional functionality in the future.