Category Archives: Dungeons & Dragons

Stuff relating to D&D, which is most of this site.

Treacherous Traits

Treacherous Traits Four entries in one month! Continuing the Blog Carnival theme of Gunpowder, Treason, and Plot, I now look at Traits which might be useful to conniving backstabbers of various sorts. I like Traits. I introduced a concept I … Continue reading

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Necromican, Level 10 And Up!

Necromican, Level 10 And Up What Do You Mean? Nine’s As High As Spells Go Nope, These Go To Eleven Twelve OK, Boils and Ghouls! The last part of this series covers the seriously munchkin stuff, without the John Kovalic … Continue reading

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Monopoly & D&D

OK, this is going to be very brief, because every second of spare time I have is devoted to looking at cute cat gifs on Buzzfeed writing Rogue Planet. I’ve commented, often, that the perception of AD&D as being “rules … Continue reading

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Shield of Fearsome Mien

Shield Of Fearsome Mien Ah, thank you, Mr. Gygax, for the massive expansion to my vocabulary. It is not entirely known who first crafted the shield of fearsome mien. There are references to items of this nature dating back a … Continue reading

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Yet Even More Feedback on 5e

Hey, for once, not a bitter, hate-filled, rant. This is in reply to the latest “This Week In D&D” post, so, read that first, or this will make even less sense than most of the things I write.   This … Continue reading

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Igilvar’s Fang

Igilvar’s Fang Aura moderate necromancy CL 8th; Weight 1 lb.; Price 12,000 gp Igilvar’s Fang (many imitations of the original have been made, but they are called “Igilvar’s Fang” in honor of the originator), is usually a thin, long-bladed, dagger, … Continue reading

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Mallifor’s Mug Of Magnification

So… going to make an attempt to post small things regularly, instead of long articles I never quite finish. Just bits of what I call game lego — items, spells, monsters, feats, traps, etc, all the building blocks. (Plot, character, … Continue reading

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5e Design Goals, A Question Or Two

So, there’s another design diary up on WOTC’s site, and that means another chance for me to write an inchoate, off-the-cuff rant there, and then post it here, and pretend that it’s content. I’m a bit confused as to how … Continue reading

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Even Yet More 5e Replies

And It’s Still Yet Another Set Of Replies To A 5e article! Here’s the 5e article. Here’s the reply: On one hand, I want a steady stream of releases. OTOH, I think releasing something you know you’re going to change … Continue reading

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More 5e Comments

Yet another attempt to leverage the random, off-the-cuff drivel I spout on other gaming sites into an “article” here. Hey, the site’s free. You get what you pay for… including my constantly reusing that lame excuse when I post content … Continue reading

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