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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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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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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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Actual Play Podcasts: Role Models in Role Play

I think it’s fair to say that the massive and popular actual play scene can claim credit for a lot of the resurgence in role playing games in the last several years. People of all walks of life can listen … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Silver Dragon

Thomas suddenly felt something in his mind. It shocked him for but a moment before the other mind overwhelmed him. Yes, to the depths of the cavern, of course.

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Monster Monday-Green Dragon

Arg Uret was in awe at the structure. The increasingly mighty trees had intrigued him and he was drawn deeper into the forest, and now this? Perhaps the humans had such structures, but he had never seen such a thing … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-Karen Dyheart (Summoner)

Here’s a character who summons elementals, Karen of Kar’s Hurt. Backstory and Levels 1-10 Karen Dyheart was in every way an average girl, well, so far as anyone could tell. She was very bright, but in her backward border town, … Continue reading

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Character Thursday-Hallen Ettinbane (Werewolf Hunter)

Here’s a werewolf character. He’s level 5, but he counts as a level 6 for encounter level and such due to the addition of the werewolf template. Backstory and Levels 1-5 Hallen Ettinbane was a decent hunter, part of a lord’s … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Werewolf

Tarquin lurched through the night, clutching his bleeding side. He’d killed the beast, but not before it had taken a bite out of him. He was losing blood fast. There was howling in the distance, and he wondered if maybe … Continue reading

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