Category Archives: Breakfast Crunch

What is Breakfast Crunch? Well it’s probably a no-name knock-off cereal sold in huge plastic bags with a picture of, I dunno, a dancing hippo on it but it’s also a feature where Lizard sits down at his computer eats some breakfast and makes up some allegedly useful bit of game crunch. Guaranteed to have all the quality completeness and playtesting implied. I am writing this in an hour after having been dragged out of bed by a hungry cat and before the caffeine has hit my system. Consider yourself warned.

Some Exotic Armors

New And Exotic Armors Because a fantasy universe should not be limited to “leather, chain, plate”. This is a selection of (I think) interesting and unusual types of armor, as might be found among different cultures and species. While some … Continue reading

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Ten-Fold Pouch

The Ever Shifting Pouch In what may be a record since I gave up on daily updates several years ago, three entries in one month — and it’s only the ninth! Continuing the Blog Carnival theme of Gunpowder, Treason, and … 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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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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Hoard Contraction

Hoard Contraction Transmutation Assassin 3, Bard 3, Sorcerer/Wizard 3; Domain: Metal 3, Trade 2 Casting Time: 1 Standard Action Components: V, S, M/DF Range: Touch Target: Up to 1000 coins per caster level up to 10,000 maximum, coins must all … Continue reading

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Traps & Trapmaking

It’s A Trap! (A Work In Progress)  This is still being developed; there’s some editing I need to do on things like costs, damage values, and scavenging; honestly, it’s still in a semi-rough note stage.¬†However, due to various time constraints, … Continue reading

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Disease

Ah, disease. One of the hallmarks of the medieval world, and, in a fantasy world, you can have all sorts of nasty plagues and poxes. This article contains an assortment of (I hope) imaginative and interesting infections with which to … Continue reading

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The Demonblooded

The Demonblooded Tieflings. Somehow, they’ve gone from being the result of hot demon-on-human sex to being a race of emo posers. Hell, they even dropped the whole idea of Yeenoghu or Orcus or the occasional Marilith getting their freak on … Continue reading

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Ye Gods!

Ye Gods! One of my favorite memories of AD&D, First Edition, was the section in the original Deities&Demigods regarding non-human deities — by which I mean the gods of the hobgoblins, trolls, kobolds, and so on. The long series of … Continue reading

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