The party spent a decent amount of time screwing around in the Jester’s tomb, making all sorts of wild speculations on the uses of magic jars linked to the Jester’s sarcophagus. 694 more words
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One of the problems that D&D has, I feel, is that low level undead just aren’t all that scary. Ghouls are frightening because they have paralysis and aetherial undead are terrifying because of their level drain, but Zombies and Skeletons tend to be kind of boring mooks who are usually less threatening than encountering a group of 1st level human bandits. 442 more words
Where do I keep getting these assumptions about how magic works in D&D?
I was brushing up, looking at the Magic Users class section in Blueholme, a Holmes clone, when I realized I had it wrong again. 647 more words
Things I’ll need to address tonight in running B-4: the Lost City.
-Character pool: B/X is a high mortality system, and B-4 is very sink or swim (find food and water within a day or two or die) and opens with some pretty dastardly traps and an encounter that may be out of depth for 0 xp characters. 581 more words