Monthly Archives: May 2014

Character Thursday- Generic Knight Progression

Today I’m going to try something new. Rather than build a specific character this week with backstory and all, I’m going to define a template for NPCs across various levels. This week, the template is for a mounted combatant, or knight, … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-Dimrill

On the Northern Coast of the Ailf Sea, Dimrill, an ally of Alfoli, stands against the evils of the Black Shield and Black Spear. Dimrill is built in the ruins of an ancient power, Keriel, that once dominated the Northern Region … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Rear

Mounted combat is the way of the wealthy and the noble. On a mount, a combatant can fight more safely and use his mount to gain extra attacks. Often, the main impediment to revolution is the terror and power of … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Purple Dragon

“Three warships to investigate some missing fishing boats? We have better things to do.” “Midshipman Brent, that’s quite enough.” Captain Hoyle descended from the poop-deck. “Three small ships is little cost to ensure the security of our citizens. We will … Continue reading

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Progress Update-Massive Play

Still not much coding this week. Both of my jobs got really crazy, but now I’m clear and going on vacation, so we can only hope I’ll buckle down and do some coding, in addition to writing my thesis. Yea, … Continue reading

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Saturday Spell-Dispell

“Wait! I sense magic ahead,” Liam murmured as they crept toward down a corridor in the dark.  “What sort of magic?” Kalvin asked. “It’s too faint, I need to get closer.” Liam inched forward, tensed for a magical trap to … Continue reading

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Magic Video Series 5: The Verbal Component

Here’s the fourth video in a series aimed at reducing the insane mess that is the Magic System Page to a more accessible format. This video looks at the verbal component of Mind Weave casting:

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Character Thursday-Karduk Dytlineer (Mixed Race Trickster NPC)

Karduk Dytlineer is only our second mixed race character (the first was Milo Redbranch, a Half-Elf Ranger). Karduk is a half-gnome, quarter-elf, quarter-human, largely as a druid/illusionist must be either human or a mixed race. Mixed race characters with the … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-Trickster’s Wood

South of Mount Durn and Dalifan, and West of the Elf Woods of Hemifa, there lives a Trickster (who we’ll discuss tomorrow). Reports vary greatly about his appearance and behavior and the only unifying theory on him is that he … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Throw Voice

The ability to throw one’s voice can come in handy in many adventuring situations. From causing distractions to giving misdirection, it is a mainstay of trickster characters like the one coming this week.

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