Tag Archives: 5e

The Book of Jex-Chapter 17

And so, with the way open before us, we small folk—as the giants called us—descended the stairs with Aavon’s mechanical army behind us to scout the way for our larger friends. And behold, we burned away dozens of purple wyrmlings, … Continue reading

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Into the Mournlands

For our 10-year anniversary, my wife and I got away for a few days. We did some writing, played a lot of Age of Empires, and we kicked off a “D&D Duet” campaign set in Eberron. Her character: Mink (NiE): … Continue reading

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The Book of Jex-Chapter 16

And it came to pass that with King Heckaton in our company, our reception in Maelstrom was somewhat warmer than in our previous visit and he opened many doors to us. For behold, his access to spies and scrying did … Continue reading

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The Book of Jex-Chapter 15

And behold, we once more returned to the streets of Waterdeep, which I once called home, and there we did purchase many powerful magics to aide us in our quest to rescue King Heckaton. Thus prepared, we did set out … Continue reading

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The Book of Jex-Chapter 14

Having returned to Waterdeep, entrusted to find King Heckaton, we rejoined Delsaphine at her flying ship to entreat her to carry us to Yartar to revisit the casino ship we had visited with our dragon friend Felogolos chasing the token … Continue reading

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Low-Impact Actions and the Cost of the Action Economy

I’m hoping this is a short one, as I have to admit I don’t know exactly what I intend to say with this post. It comes back to my recent experience with the speed and density of combat in 1e. … Continue reading

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Lazy… And

Like many people, when I heard the concept of “yes, and” that improv was bringing to the RPG community, I saw the value. I could remember lots of enjoyable experiences from when I or another GM took a player idea … Continue reading

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Spell Scrolls: The Oddest Design Decision in 5e

We’re level 8, we’ve been told that there is an imposter in the royal court and I have a brilliant plan: buy a Scroll of True Seeing and use it to give the queen truesight so she and her mighty … Continue reading

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The Book of Jex-Chapter 13

With the Maelstrom conch shell in hand, we fled from the temple and returned to Water Deep to purchase the equipment we needed to confront the Queen of the Giants. For myself, I acquired a Scroll of True Seeing that … Continue reading

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The Book of Jex-Chapter 12

And lo, as we returned from Svarborg to the bring the evidence we took to the oracle, Brother Grigori heard a familiar cry from a flying stronghold in the distance. And now, we prevailed upon Delsaphine to carry us thence … Continue reading

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