Tag Archives: D&D

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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This Is A Sacred Relic

Playing at the World: Gary Gygax’s 1973 D&D Working Draft. All I can say is, “Holy Frak.” I am going to be poring over this site. These are some of the earliest proto-D&D fragments, the Dead Sea Scrolls of gaming … 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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Dagger Of Silent Slaying

The RPG Blog Carnival for November has a theme of “Gunpowder, Treason, and Plots”. This is my second item inspired by the theme; the first is here. You know how it is. You’re skulking through dark passageways to commit an … Continue reading

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Mask Of Infinite Alignment

The RPG Blog Carnival for November has a theme of “Gunpowder, Treason, and Plots”. I will be attempting to post content appropriate to this theme as I come up with it. For starters, here’s a nice little magic item of … 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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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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