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Alchemy: Defined, Refined, and Usable

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Alchemy is the most arcane of traditions, from the study of the fire to the creation of gold it all begins in the labs of the alchemist.The creation of elixirs is only beginning when a character starts down the path of alchemy. Alchemists can create unheard of materials stronger than steel, oils that alter the fabric of reality, and mundane items with quasi magical properties.

With 46 new alchemical creations, and 26 pages of explicit rules for crafting new inventions; this is the ultimate authority on the Alchemy Proficiency. This is an absolute must have for any player who wishes to use the skill and any DM who wants to see his villains do more than swing a sword or cast a spell.

 Worried about the dollar, see Herbalism: Defined, Refined, and Usable.....YOU WILL BE BACK!

 
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Amber B November 09, 2017 1:18 am UTC
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Hey there! I made a review, but I don't exactly know how to send you my email or respond to your comment. I would love to receive more of your content! My email is noahalanbenedict@yahoo.com. I'm not picky when it comes to what you have, so anything you're willing to send is fine for me! Again, thank you for your Alchemy content, it's gonna help so much to have more comprehensive rules.
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Chris C November 09, 2017 10:45 pm UTC
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Amber, that is good enough for me to send complimentary copies of my entire catalogue to date, with another release in the next few days. Enjoy them and I hope they expand the game for you.
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Jeramie B October 07, 2017 11:00 pm UTC
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Chris, I bought the Alchemy, Potioneering, Herbalism, and Blacksmithing products you created and really like them. However, I noticed some inconsistencies between the products. Common ingredients have an average cost of 4gp per ounce in Alchemy and 2gp per ounce in Herbalism, while Potioneering doesn't have an ingredient cost list. Uncommon, rare, and special ingredient prices also varied between the different products. When I calculated the cost to create a Potion of Healing using the average cost per ounce prices, it had a different creation cost depending on which skill/tool I was using. Specifically, it cost 36gp to create using Alchemy, 20gp using Herbalism, and according to Potioneering it costs 50gp to create. Which one is correct?
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Chris C October 08, 2017 7:21 pm UTC
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Jeramie, thanks I am glad the product is working for you and hope it expands your game. Yes, there is a difference in cost dependent upon the kit and skill used. The herbalism does not offer an exact price for ingredients, whereas alchemy offers exact prices; the average cost is different because the list for alchemy subsumes herbalism's ingredients and adds many more ingredients and most of the added ingredients are of higher value which are preset and this alters the average value. In the case of potioneering, the difference is the ingredient is primarily the spell and the cost of magic item creation is set by the DMG; as such I cannot alter the price. In a gaming frame, think of it as skill/tool set has a different method of crafting and thus has a different cost, akin to spells like "Light" which are functionally the same but cast differently by wizards and clerics. All that being said, you are a gamer after my own heart and if you give me an address, I will send complimentary copies of my other...See more
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Jeramie B October 13, 2017 3:31 pm UTC
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Chris, thanks for getting back to me so quickly! Ok, I see what you are saying. I took another look and it does look like specific ingredients have the same cost regardless of skill/tool used. Strawberries and athelas, for example, cost 2gp per ounce in both Alchemy and Herbalism, and bananas cost 4gp per ounce, with the inclusion of a price for Balm of Gilead in Alchemy it actually brings the ingredient cost for a common healing concoction (balm or elixir) to the same total. We'll use the exact ingredient prices out of Alchemy for creating items, regardless of specialty, and use the creation rules in each specialty for the actual process of crafting the items. Thanks, again, for taking the time to create such a great product!

Thanks for the offer to send me the other products. That would be fantastic! Unfortunately, I don't see a way to send you a private message with my contact information. Am I missing something?
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Jeramie B October 13, 2017 3:43 pm UTC
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You can send those copies to the_winged_lancer@yahoo.com. I am really looking forward to seeing the other products!
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Chris C October 17, 2017 10:11 pm UTC
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Jeramie, sent 3 products to you and I hope you enjoy them. I will also send my next project to you as a complimentary copy.
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Jeramie B October 17, 2017 11:27 pm UTC
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Thanks, Chris! That's awesome!
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Chris C October 20, 2017 12:35 am UTC
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Thank you Jeramie, I hope you can use them.
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Chase S May 21, 2017 3:55 am UTC
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I purchased this product but cannot rate it.
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Chris C May 21, 2017 5:41 pm UTC
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Chase I have had this issue with products I have purchased as well, sometimes I have had click the upper right hand button for "Account" and use the button for "All products awaiting review" to write a review. I hope you are able to post a review and that it is positive, thank you for your purchase and I hope this product was able to expand your game and give you new options in crafting.
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Charles A July 03, 2016 4:51 am UTC
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Confused a bit... For example: item - Mother of Pearl, White: W/R; Abjuration, Charisma, Energy

What is the W/R since this is a Charisma thing, not wisdom. I am seeing this a lot, so is there a fixed update?
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Chris C July 04, 2016 5:39 pm UTC
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W/R, (Water/Rare), this denotes the elemental affiliation and the rarity level of the ingredient; this designation does not in any way reflect the sphere of influence the ingredient is associated with for the crafting process.
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Chris C July 04, 2016 6:09 pm UTC
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I apologize for this confusion, the file has been updated to reflect a more clear explanation of the ingredient system. Please download the updated version and contact me if you have any more questions. I apologize for any problems this has caused you and would like to offer you a complimentary copy of my next project, if you give me an email address I will gladly send a free copy of my next project which should be complete within the next 3 weeks.
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Charles A July 04, 2016 6:11 pm UTC
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Ah, ok. That makes sense. Thank you! 1st for the quick response, that was awesome. And, thank you for such a wonderful product. My players are chomping at the bit wanting to know what they can make... and they're only just second level. I am definitely keeping my eye on your releases!!! ;)
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Charles A July 04, 2016 6:15 pm UTC
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As Mike mentions... not a big deal, but never slap down free stuff.. hehehe... my email... gmjamiegaming@gmail.com

Again, thanks for a great product!
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June 22, 2016 10:21 pm UTC
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I will totally buy this when I have the chance. I adore your Herbalism guide. :D
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Chris C June 23, 2016 12:06 am UTC
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Awesome! I am stoked to be a part of your game, knowing that players out there use it is a good feeling. I really think that the two match up perfectly and possibly overlap in a few places. You will not be disappointed I assure you.
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Mike C June 17, 2016 4:04 am UTC
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Is there a way to remove the comments on the sideboard?
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Chris C June 19, 2016 3:09 am UTC
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F***! Yes, the way to remove them is for me to learn how to use a computer...... I have followed the instructions and they are removed and the file updated for you. I apologize for the problems, for your inconvenience I would like to send you a complimentary copy of my next project; which should be complete (and without comments) in 3-5 weeks. If you send me an email address I will forward my next project to you free of charge when it is complete.
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Mike C June 19, 2016 8:31 pm UTC
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it's really not that big of a deal, but I also don't turn down free stuff... so mikelasagna@gmail.com
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Chris C June 23, 2016 12:02 am UTC
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I will send it free!
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