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Tumblr user creepsandcrawlers asks, "Is SnS compatible with standard DND? Are the classes balanced with it?" Yes and yes! There will be some flavor tweaks with standard dnd abilities to allow for the classes to play well in sns because of the technology involved and new skills like computers. Likewise, when transferring sns classes into … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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Tumblr user splendiferousblog asks, "How did you go about creating your own classes? I've tried to homebrew a class myself (a card based spell caster) but the class was always either under or overpowered. How did you go about balancing? And were there any concepts that had to be dropped?" I found that the first … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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Tumblr user fantrorillaz asks, "How does interplanar travel intersect with interplanetary travel? Does every planet have its own planes or does the universe each share its own planar cosmology? If you're suffocating in space would it be viable to Gate yourself to the elemental plane of air? Is there such thing as a feywild or … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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Tumblr user tomahawkbunny asks, "What is the currency conversion from gp, or is it all new? Also how compatible are the base classes in this new environment?" The exchange rate is 2 credits to 1 gold piece (2 cc = 1 gp). This is mostly used for material spell costs, though as just about everything … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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An anonymous Tumblr user asked, "How plentiful is magic in S&S?" Magic is actually very common! Half of the species of the galaxy, give or take, have cultures built up on magic rather than classical technology. Magitech, magical solutions, and intricate spellwork all play a role in the modern lives of those in S&S. You … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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Tumblr user bowtochris asks, "What gods are there?" We left the nature of deities as kind of a nebulous thing in the Nacora setting, attributing divine magic to universal mysterious forces for paladins and oracles. That being said, belief systems that worship different deities and ideologies exist across the galaxy. The Saguarin and Maeshari, for … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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An anonymous Tumblr user asks, "Are melee and ranged combat equally effective in S&S? Because in most settings with guns, not just sci-fi ones, there's always the issue of why are the characters even engaging in melee combat when they could just shoot at their enemies from a safe distance. Does S&S favour ranged combat, … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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An anonymous Tumblr user asks, "Is the setting flexible, as much as (or even more than) D&D usually is? Like, could one easily play a Start Trek-like campaign, or a Firefly inspired one, or an I, Robot mystery type of scenario?" We’ve built the Nacora Galaxy in such a way that gaming tables should be … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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An anonymous Tumblr user asks, "Is there anything akin to a universal translator that may be used in diplomatic settings? Or are individuals who act as translators still preferred?" Everyone’s favorite bugs, the Ix, patented a universal translator called the babel implant upon first reaching the stars. The implants can be expensive, though, so there are lots … Continue reading Follower Question Answered

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Tumblr user robbieesson asks, "What is the thematic difference between the Oath of Exploration and the Oath of the Unknown?" The Oath of Exploration focuses on just that: exploring! They pride themselves on learning as much as they can, leaving no stone unturned, no nook or cranny undiscovered. They value the sharing of knowledge. The … Continue reading Follower Question Answered