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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Who Wants to Play the Cleric?

Not it! In all seriousness, my experience with clerics can be briefly summed up as, “I never played one before 4th Edition.” Ironically, it was the first character I actually played as part of a two-man delve, run by a person that had never ran D&D before, and it was a shitload […]

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Who Wants to Play the Cleric?

Not it! In all seriousness, my experience with clerics can be briefly summed up as, “I never played one before 4th Edition.” Ironically, it was the first character I actually played as part of a two-man delve, run by a person that had never ran D&D before, and it was a shitload […]

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Rituals Index

I like the concept behind rituals, giving players pay-per-cast spells largely intended for out of combat uses, but I hear that there’s no shortage of groups that just don’t use them (or don’t like them). I don’t get to play, and since I do like rituals often pepper treasures with rituals […]

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Class Compendium: Feats and Fighters

Okay, so the (mostly) new feats aren’t all that bad. I can see martial subclasses with power strike swapping it out for something more substantial, like come and get it (yes, even post-errata) or rain of blows. On the other hand, I really can’t see fighters swapping out their stuff for power strike, […]

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Wizards Versus Fighters

Fighter and wizard relations have improved a lot over the past few years, what with fighters actually being viable options throughout the course of play (and wizards being relegated to “merely” a compelling play style, as opposed to a god-in-training). Before, fighters were easier to play because they only really […]

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Heroes of Shadow Review

I was able to snag Heroes of Shadows yesterday from a premier store, but unfortunately had to work most of the day so couldn’t get around to it until 3am on Saturday. My first Mountain Dew-addled impression is that it seems a bit starved for page count, weighing in at 160 pages. But […]

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