“One toot on this whistle will send you to a far away land!”
Archives for March 2009
First Down, 5 Kobolds to go Okay so after having, for all intents and purposes, killed the game by the time that 8h PM rolled by, I asked all three players if they’d be willing to play the original 2nd scene of the adventure. I’m grateful that they accepted. As I had planned it, had […]
In the heyday of 3.5 I’d browse every new splat book, not for intriguing new play options (many, many sucked), but for the overpowered Prestige Class de jour. After all, who didn’t want to dip into a single level of six prestige classes for awesome abilities? With a few exceptions, the poor original DMG prestige classes were forgotten, unless of course something new came out that made a dog suddenly viable. Now, with the PHB2 out I was curious to see if this newer, more-balanced D&D suffered the same fate as its predecessors: Power Creep.
(Warning, this post as NOTHING to do with RPGs, it’s another of my Stream of Consciousness stories about my health and my musings on them). A few weeks ago, I was officially diagnosed with my second severe depression in 4 years. Like many people out there, I am often fighting what I call inner demons. […]
As I more or less coherently described here, Friday night was a “let’s test some Players Handbook 2 classes” session. Yan, Mike and Franky showed up with a level 2 Sorcerer, Invoker and Shaman. While fishing for concepts for the adventure, I had the idea to use a shtick I had tried once before. I […]
Open Game Table: The Anthology of Roleplaying Games Blogs is out now. Go buy it! d6 Damage… err, speakers WTF D&D, 1st Edition Monster Manual Newest Character Builder update available, including PHB2 data, and fixes retraining/power swap issues. Heaven is Funky Moose coming to Rock Band 2 PHB2 errata already at Wizards. (Thanks, newbiedm) D&D, […]
When preview material for the 4th Edition of Dungeons & Dragons first started to come out, what excited me the most was probably the addition of the Warlord class. The Races & Monsters preview book described the class alongside pictures of armored warriors covered in weapons (both melee and ranged). When 4e was finally released the Warlord class was extremely interesting but it completely lacked that “Weapons Master” feel…
Introduction (March 26th 5h00PM) Okay, here’s the thing. I’m short on time and my friends are coming over to play a 4e game using the new PHB2 classes tomorrow night. I’ll have time to work on it tomorrow but I’m throwing my thoughts here as ideas arrive. The party will be made of three 2nd […]
After a long hiatus of actively DMing, I was roused from my gaming slumber. The results are a bit unusual and probably not going to be to everyone’s liking, but after droves and droves of articles detailing how to run games, I figure I’d do an article of my current work in progress: XIX.
See part 1 here. With two PCs either vaporized or teleported away to the gods knew where, the remaining 4 PCs (Fizban the Wizard, Naquist the Cleric, Bjerm the Fighter and Takeo the Warlord) entered the room hidden behind the black velvet curtains. They had their eyes firmly fixed on the wall ahead, were blindfolded […]