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1d3 Uses of Darkness!!

Though nearly as infinite in popularity as the Light Spell... Darkness as the inverse of the Light spell only lasts half as long. I by default, assume there is good reason besides "the players are supposed to be good guys." Realistically, putting a Continual Darkness...

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Llowgain the Incompetent

Llowgain the Incompetent: Str: 5, Int: 9, Wis: 6, Dex: 6, Con:6, Cha: 6 Hp:2 AC: 11, Llowgain is near the bottom in his class of adventurers. He should run from a single kobold if by himself. -2 to hit, -1 damage 250 coin weight (25#'s weight carry) max encumbrance...

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Searching for an Easter E.G.G.

I ran across something interesting in AD&D I don't recall having noticed before. I think there is an Easter egg hidden in 1E. In a Facebook group for 1e a player was grumbling about seriously bad luck. They were rolling up a character using Method II and ending up...

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Pausing upon the Ice For the Wild Things

I have built these characters (1, 2, 3, 4, 5-7, 8, 9) for the primary reason of it tested things I was developing. Specifically the concepts of Major and Minor Disciplines. Now I have to build the system into a coherent random rolling system and test it out just like...

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Dead on the Ice

Kross Deadman, this character has spent part of his life and his fortune building unusual weapons and devices as a way to further combat the monstrosities he has seen from the Borderlands. Str 14, Int 10, Wis 10, Dex 11, Con 8, Charisma 10, Ac: 3, Hp 43 As a 5th...

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1d4 Games I don’t like.

Sadly there is a kind of games both RPG and non- RPG I don't like.  They can be designed this way or modded to meet someones desires but the ones I primarily mention are designer built with this play style in mind. They are Toon, Paranoia and Screw your Neighbor...

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Drams of Dreams

Technically gaming is in part an expression of our inner selves, as is dreaming.  Considering how much I enjoy gaming I really don't like being asleep but I enjoy dreaming for the most part. If you can get the differences. One of the less than optimal parts of...

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Secondary Skills Ideas

This list is intended as a replacement for the secondary skills list found on pg 12 of the DMG, though a fine initial source the resource here is much larger and without care could be much weirder. Note that this does assume all characters have some skill or knack...

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1d6+1 thoughts about Camera 2

So here is some thoughts about https://youtu.be/Ll9jr1L8E2Y Pre-review https://youtu.be/hPY3Jo8Nazo the footage, raw of course. https://youtu.be/Ogp1Dpu60HM And Post-review. Sorry for the delay, let me know what you guys think!!

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11 ways to build a campaign around one character.

Or Grazz a character who defines a world by existing. Video https://youtu.be/YJS6ZjxfqBc   So the character I mentioned a while ago (at the start of the blog) is sort of creating a universe around him to support his odd decision tree that makes the character...

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1d3 KEEP Events and then some!

Guild KEEP Public Sections Further suggestions for the interior details of a KEEP that can be a good base for various Player characters. This series of posts (I, II, III) serves as an introduction to the Guild KEEP for staring off a 1E AD&D campaign based upon...

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Guild KEEP, Introduction

This series of posts (I, II, III) serves as an introduction to the Guild KEEP for staring off a 1E AD&D campaign based upon various ideas and notes, A Gm will need or access to: PHB, DMG, MM, Deities and Demigods and Oriental Adventures or a sharp Knife to cut...

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1d20+1d4-1 Specially Designed Weaponized Devices.

If there is something about children that infects Players, it is a strong desire to play with toys.  Part of why some Iconic characters do well is because of their endless series of toys.  This power lets players go as wild as the GM is willing to let them. Special...

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1d8 Spells of unseen Magi

Hunter/Gatherer Spell (Divination) Level: 2 Range: party Duration: 1 turn Area of Effect: Special Components: V, S, M Casting Time: 1 round Saving Throw: None This spell combines the Hunter and Gatherer spells into a single spell and lets hunting/gathering party...

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