Tag Archives: berserker

Character Thursday-Garen Stonegrip (Dwarf Berserker PC)

Here’s a PC from the Crystal Hold. He ends up traveling with Mik Puyroo and his companions, same party. He’s not optimized, mostly because he switched to berserker, but he’s still a very dangerous grappler and pretty good with the axe. … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Heroic Endeavor

Heroic Endeavor is an ability that allows the every-man to be a hero for 10 seconds. An interesting twist could be for 1 in 100 NPC peasants to have a level in this ability and have a reputation for saving people … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Leaping Strike

An iconic attack style for wild and reckless heroes is the leaping strike. The attack while dropping from above can help with surprise, but if the attacker is noticed it can also give the target extra time to react. The … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Throw Object/Person

A slight variation on the Wield Object/Person ability, the form and technique is completely different, but the use of strength and improvised weapons is familiar. Often the only projectile in reach is a table or chair, perhaps more often the … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Thrasher

The horrendous creature—stomach bloated, skin peeling from its face—paid no heed to the arrows striking it as it charged out from the undead horde. Perhaps it had been an orc at one point, but now… Suddenly it was in among … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-Vurmud “Crack-Karza” Tallmoon (Minotaur Patriarch)

Vurmud is a community-leading NPC. As the Patriarch of the Bull Caves, he has a great deal of responsibility.  His reputation for bringing down Karza is well earned. He was a primarily ranged fighter (levels 1-4), but as a berserker … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-Alfred Cormack (Human Berserker)

Today is a Berserker character.  He’s basically just a tough melee fighter. Backstory and Levels 1-12: Alfred Cormack grew up a proud member of the Cormack clan.  As the clan leader’s fifth male nephew, Alfred didn’t have to worry himself with … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Death Throes and Rage

Death Throes is a minor ability that allows a character to keep fighting having sustained enough damage to normally leave him unconscious.  The more levels a character has in Death Throes, the further below zero and the more turns he can … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Wield Object/Person

This ability is a major ability, and inconsistent enough that it might not appeal to a wide range of characters.  It is, however very broad.  It covers fantasy combat aspects ranging from Weapon Proficiency: Furniture to opponent-swinging brawling.  These are things … Continue reading

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