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Monthly Archives: June 2016

4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 406

Cast Humal (level 6 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 6 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 6 elf rogue/ranger) Summary The spongy-yet-stone secret door opened into a narrow, pitch black corridor. Sumia had Corzale hold her torch while she snuck ahead to scout it out, but she wasn’t able to make […]

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A Sundered World: More Character Stuff Preview 9

In A Sundered World, some races have a fixed race move, like the kytheran’s made, not born, and the tarchon’s call of battle. Others let you choose from a handful, namely the cambion (you pick a sin) and ishim (you pick a domain). Elves were in the former camp, but […]

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4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 405

Cast Humal (level 6 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 6 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 6 elf rogue/ranger) Summary Sumia disappeared into the water along with several of Humal’s skeletons, and to both Humal and Corzale’s surprise she emerged in one piece several minutes later. She explained that a twisted […]

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A Dungeon World Character Sheet That You Can Use

A week or so ago Melissa was tagged in a post on G+, in which someone asked Adam if they could use the new Dungeon World character sheet layout (which was still bad despite taking over a year to finish). The answer was both surprisingly and bewilderingly no: you’re stuck using the horrible “classic” sheet, […]

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Dungeons & Delvers Cover

Melissa finished coloring the cover for Dungeons & Delvers (though I’ll probably add some more linework), so now I got a neater image to use for blog posts, the community, and most importantly the actual game. Let us know what you think. Why frog-man? Because people demanded frog-man, I guess based […]

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Bare-Bones Backgrounds

In the rare instance that I actually get to play a role-playing game, for several reasons I usually don’t bother with a “deep” backstory, if I even consider a backstory at all. First, there’s the whole character death thing. I know certain groups of people loathe the idea of their excessively […]

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4E D&D: Save the Princess, Episode 102

Cast Aka (1st-level red panda hengeyokai slayer) Kabuto (1st-level warforged vampire) Mirai (1st-level human cleric/shaman hybrid) Sho (1st-level spirit-folk cursed swordmage) Synopsis On their second day of slogging across the crater, the party came across a wooden, stalk-like growth that snaked up into the sky. Its branches gripped a series […]

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FrankenFourth: Renovating the Hall of Harsh Reflections (Part 1?)

Didn’t get a chance to run our Age of Worms FrankenFourth playtest campaign this week, so I figured I’d just talk about some of the ways I’m improving The Hall of Harsh Reflections SO DON’T READ THIS JACOB OR KELLY IF YOU WANT TO AVOID SPOILERS. The start of the adventure is […]

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Dungeons & Delvers: Into Yig’s Coils, Take 2

In the interest of further playtesting armor-as-bonus-Wounds, adventurers with Defense scores, and monsters with Attack Pools, we played through Into Yig’s Coils, the Dungeons & Delvers playtest adventure again. While pretty much every playtest besides the first one or two sessions has gone smoothly—even the playtest campaign we ran using Melissa’s adventure […]

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