Posts tagged “dnd”

31 August 2018 Divine Right: Minaria as a D&D Setting - So, I’m starting to put together a new D&D campaign for my niece and nephew to play in and I want to do it up with Megadungeons and Hexcrawling. I...

8 May 2018 Build a Dungeon, Level Up - Let me just start off by saying, this is not going to work for everyone. Top-level fighters (Lords and above) who build castles are considered...

21 March 2018 The Golden Barge: Session Report [LotFP] - Note: This is an old session report (I’m posting it two years from its original posting) from an old blog of mine I dug up, I figured I might as...

7 March 2018 Brendan’s Twenty Rules Questions - From Necropraxis, this makes things semi-easier. This is specifically for my Nilvein campaign. Ability scores generation method? 3d6 in order....

5 March 2018 The Hall of Sweet Mourning - is a One Page-ish Dungeon. Download it here. Here’s the breakdown: Page One: Map (below) made using Gridmapper (which is...

25 February 2018 Equipment As Prestige Classes - The base classes in Nilvein are Fighter, Thief, Magic-User, Cleric, and they are meant to prioritize very specific playstyles. From combat to...

24 February 2018 Designing a Character Sheet for Castlevania - If you haven’t read Brendan’s post over at Necropraxis about ablative armor then you should do so. I’ve been looking for something like this for...

21 February 2018 Simple Poison Rules for Old School Games - Poison has a rating the same as the HD of the creature that it came from (ie. a Purple Worm has an HD 15, so its Poison is strength 15). If the...

20 February 2018 My House Rules for Weapons in OD&D - All weapons do d6 damage in OD&D. However, some weapons have special abilities, and all weapons have different effects based on how you wield them....

21 December 2017 Isaac’s Basement - is a one page dungeon that’s meant to be dropped into your campaign near a mountain, or forest, or any area where the PCs will be...

14 December 2017 What Do The Monsters Want? - One of my favorite tools in D&D is the Reaction table. It’s incredibly simple (three sentences of description) and if you want, it can adjudicate...

13 December 2017 d20 Quick Cleric Religions - New clerics in my games roll on the following table and develop the religion as they see fit. Notes on their religion are passed down to future...

11 December 2017 Running a Siege Against the Keep on the Borderlands - Started a new campaign yesterday for my regular group, with some new scheduling restrictions. Everyone is too busy for a weekly sandbox campaign, so...

5 December 2017 Building Better Magical Components - When it comes to casting spells in my D&D games, I like the tactics of oldschool Vancian magic (preperation, one time use, powerful spells, wide...

4 December 2017 My Infatuation with 2D Maps - Inspired by Jeff Rient’s Vaults of Vyzor and Natalie Bennett’s Sewers of San Draso, I’ve been working on a new megadungeon campaign for my B/Xers...

1 December 2017 What Are the Guards Doing? - In preparation for my new campaign, I’ve had to scrounge together a lot of random tables from old notes. Here’s a list of 20 things that the city...

28 November 2017 How to Make Treasure Interesting - I’ve been preparing for a new campaign recently and so broke out a bunch of my old notebooks to harvest ideas that went unused in old campaigns, and...

11 September 2017 B/X/R/X: Ape, White - The B/X/R/X series is a remix of the monsters from the Basic & Expert D&D sets by Moldvay and Cook, inspired by similar work by Alex Schroeder. You...

7 September 2017 B/X/R/X: Acolyte - The B/X/R/X series is a remix of the monsters from the Basic & Expert D&D sets by Moldvay and Cook, inspired by similar work by Alex Schroeder. You...

4 September 2017 B/X/R/X: Remixing the Best Monster Manual - There’s something really magical to me about Moldvay & Cook’s Basic/Expert boxed sets of D&D. From a product design standpoint they hold up even...

26 June 2017 Top 20 Twitter Bots for D&D - About a year ago I decided to see how hard it would be to make a twitter bot. Apparently it’s not that hard depending on what you want to do. I...

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