Tag Archives: riding

Character Thursday-Generic Scout Progression

This is our third generic NPC build progression, and I’m still trying to get the hang of it. I’m going to try an approach completely different from my generic knight and gnome policeman builds. I’m going to use my population … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Charge and Attack on the Run

Here are the last two specifically mounted abilities. They synergize well as a major and minor ability combination. They are Charge and Attack on the Run. Charge is the ability to use a mount in a cavalry charge. In this … Continue reading

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Mind Weave Mounted Combat

While some may make it look easy, riding in general requires talent on the part of the rider.  This talent is expressed primarily in the form of the Riding skill, but also through abilities like Attack on the Run, Charge, … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Riding

Going mounted is a much faster way to travel than the alternative of walking, especially when winged and other fantasy mounts are available. Anyone can ride a well-trained horse or similarly docile mount, but more wild or powerful mounts may … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-Gnome Policeman 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 law enforcement officer, or … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Fast Mount And Dismount/Firm Seat

These two minor abilities are useful for mounted characters and are certainly worth considering in building a mounted character or in a campaign where the characters are often riding. Fast Mount and Dismount reduces the amount of time it takes to … Continue reading

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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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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-Centaurs

Centaurs, half horse half man, are the eleventh entry in the humanoids as monsters series.  This series is dedicated mostly to playable races thus far and how their societies tend to behave when encountered as NPCs. Centaurs are a chaotic race in … Continue reading

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