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Of men and Gods. No idea where this should go

Discussion in 'Dungeons & Dragons + Other RPGs' started by Koveras, Jan 20, 2003.

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    Actually, it's only about gods. I was wondering two things. One, would it be oh-so-wrong for my NPC to worship a newly created god, and two, how does a god go about being created. How does a god begin their existence? As I said, no other forum seemed to fit this question, so... Anyway, some help?
     
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    Have you ever read the book "The Primal Order?" It gives an interesting approach to developing characters as deities.
     
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    No, I am afraid I have not read this book, and in terms of Forgotten Realms, I'd just like to know how gods begin. Kinda neccesary info, at least I think so.
     
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    [​IMG] The general idea is that gods die when all their followers are gone. So I guess to create a god you also only need a big number of people believing in one. Btw, this is D&D forum material. Moving.

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    In FR most gods were created by Ao initially... And some made themselves gods later. Read The Avatar Trilogy and its sequels. (FR novels.)

    [ January 20, 2003, 22:15: Message edited by: Taluntain ]
     
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    Also, commonly a powerful being could kill/deceive a god and take his portfolio. Or, as in the case of Jergal, a tired, bored god could give his portfolio away to lesser beings. Maybe a higher-end god decided to give a boon to one of his/her really powerful high priests and make them a lesser diety.

    Who knows, its up to you.
     
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    Tal, you really forgot the "Buy it from our book section" plug? You never forget that! Somebody call a medic! :D
     
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    In FR there is also a place called the Valley of the Gods. No one knows where it is but if you go there you will turn into a god.
     
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    [​IMG] Azardu, I think it's obvious by now that everyone should buy books through SP.
     
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    [​IMG] Thats no excuse for your laziness! Think of the newbies ;) :p
     
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    [​IMG] *Incredulous* You can buy stuff here? :p

    And here was me searching through Amazon for hours on end. ;)
     
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