Tag Archives: Dungeons & Dragons

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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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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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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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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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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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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Gelatinous Cube, Glacial

Gelatinous Cube, Glacial In honor of the Winter Is Coming Blog Carnival, I’ve decided to try to a)post more often (hah!), and, b)post winter/cold/ice related stuff, as my fancy is struck. No promises on either frequency or content; been there, … Continue reading

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