Tag Archives: magic

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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Biweekly Item-Planar Hook (AD&D)

This intricately carved and heat blackened bone fish hook is an artifact of extreme power in the hands of even the most novice of fishermen. When a fish would be caught using the hook, the user is pulled into the … Continue reading

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Haven: Seeking the Soaring Stones

On May 8th, Year 12, Randall has accompanied Snass and his wolf back to Citadel where they meet Dohasan, who is there offering a significant bounty on Rovert’s behalf for Soaring Stones, which he explains can be found at the … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Acolyte Bell (AD&D)

These intricate silver bells are usually used by those administering the rituals of the Church and are precious artifacts therein. However, they may be found where they have been lost or even be bestowed upon one trusted by the Church … Continue reading

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Haven: Plinths and Plagues

On March 27th, Year 12, some adventurers rom Citadel House decide to investigate a report of an unusual plinth near the southwest shore of the Vale Lake. They make their way to Carrie and hire a boat to carry them … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Peacemaker (AD&D)

Peacemaker: This magnificent magical sword gleams with fiery energy when locked with another weapon in battle. If the lock persists, the opposing weapon can be destroyed by the sword.

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Biweekly Item-Book of Glitter (AD&D)

Book of Glitter: When this book is opened, the person opening it is showered in rainbow glitter that clings to them and stays with them for 8d6 days rubbing everywhere they go. This gives anyone tracking the glitter-cursed person a … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Reaching Corseque (AD&D)

Reaching Corseque: This spetum variant can be commanded to various lengths for the convenience of the wielder, but it is otherwise a mundane spetum without bonuses to hit or damage.

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Game Masters and the Aesthetics of Play

This is a presentation I gave live at LTUE 2020. I quite liked it and thought I should record it for everyone as we approach LTUE 2021 this weekend. I’m on several panels and I’d love to see you there:

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