Of Scholars And Snagators
Well, I’d hoped to be able to release the first true Beta of Earth Delta this weekend, but that ain’t happening, and probably not next weekend, either, since there’s a local SF con that will be digging in to my "sitting around writing up mutants" time. A lot of stuff is coming together nicely. I’ve rounded out mutations and human gifts, begun filling out the tech item treasures, and added in more monsters and the like. I have some nifty ideas for the Survivialist (Ranger) I need to finish up on. The Scholar, however, continues to be a real pain. Read on for more whining, and maybe a cool preview monster or two!
Here’s the thing. I utterly love the Assessment mechanic. It’s clean enough that it fits within the Dungeons & Dragons Fourth Edition paradigm, but distinctive enough that it’s flavorful. I also love the idea of the scholar as a non-ranged, but also non-m