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Biweekly Item-Chalk of Return (AD&D)

This chalk can come in any color, and often in sets with each stick in a different color. In order to function, a whole stick must be broken in two. These two pieces then share an arcane link that can … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Shadow Ball (AD&D)

This alchemical creation is a spongey ball about 4 inches in diameter. When thrown, impact with a hard surface causes it to emit smoke that, rather than disperse into the air, gathers toward the nearest source of light or sources. … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Unlucky Coin (AD&D)

While a character has this coin in his possession, he experiences terrible luck: the chance for wandering monsters is doubled reaction rolls experience a -20% adjustment the chance of becoming lost is increased by 2 in 10 the chance of … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Caster: Rorrik

Today the first real action in Harbinger of Excellence went live with Episode 13. Anyone who wanted to go deeper into the magic seen in today’s episode might enjoy this post exploring Rorrik’s magic and how it fits in the … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Peephole Coin (AD&D)

This coin, when pressed up against a wall or door or other solid object up to 10 feet in thickness, can be looked through like a peephole by the user. It is blocked by any amount of lead. The field … Continue reading

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Product Release: Pretty Pennies

Just a little late to my monthly release for July, I present Pretty Pennies: Making Copper Pieces Worth the Encumbrance. I’m very pleased with the outcome for the month, even if I needed a little extra time. A continued effort … Continue reading

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Grappling Hand Totem

This life-size wooden statuette of a hand can be thrown with an attack to hit armor class 10. On a hit, the hand grows to a massive size and holds the target as a Bigby’s grasping hand spell for as … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Dryad’s Brush (AD&D)

This brush, with wiry bristles made from pine or cactus needles, still has the mossy hair of a dryad tangled in the bristles. Picking this hair out of the brush ruins its powers (though the hair may have other alchemical … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Arcane Lens (AD&D)

These oculi resemble large monocles, ranging from 1′ in diameter to as large as 12′ in diameter. They are made of an alchemical glass and shaped to focus area of effect spells into a beam with length dependent on the … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Bag of Machines (AD&D)

Like a bag of tricks, a bag of machines looks like any other bag and is apparently empty. Upon reaching inside, a small figure of a simple machine is felt and can be pulled out. When placed on the ground … Continue reading

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