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Monthly Archives: July 2016

FrankenFourth: Meet the Fighter

If you want to see more details on what I’m talking about in this blog post, check out the FrankenFourth alpha document. It’s got all the fighter stuff, plus a bunch of other stuff. So, as in basically every fantasy role-playing game fighters are one of the toughest classes, and are […]

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Pirate World Review

So Pirate World I guess technically came out, surprising everybody because it’s well over two years late and the last creator update was nearly a year ago: pretty much everyone had written it off as yet another unfulfilled role-playing game Kickstarter. It might have been best if the creators had also […]

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Dungeon World: The Paladin

The Paladin is now on sale! It has been added to our All of the Playbooks, Adventuring Party, and Alternative Class bundles. As with The Bard, The Druid, The Fighter, and now even The Cleric, The Paladin isn’t merely a half-hearted/assed reskin: it’s a considerably different take on the concept. Though it’s still a […]

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4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 407

Cast Humal (level 6 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 6 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 6 elf rogue/ranger) Summary Before leaving Doppeligos’s lair, Sumia plucked a magic crystal from one of the tanks. It looked similar to the ones they’d found in Doppeligos’s remains; when she touched it she felt […]

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FrankenFourth: Shriekers

Near the end of the Hall of Harsh Reflections, there’s a dungeon that has shriekers in one of the rooms. Shriekers, in case you somehow didn’t know, are one of many silly D&D monsters. Some are amalgamations of two or more different animals, while others look like a myriad of objects such […]

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FrankenFouth Sandbox Campaign: Into the Black Wood

Cast 2nd-level elf ranger 2nd-level human paladin 3rd-level dwarf fighter 3rd-level human cleric Summary As I mentioned in this post, the players were able to choose which dungeon they wanted to tackle first. I warned them that each time they explored a location, subsequent visits would be more difficult. Despite […]

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FrankenFourth Sandbox Campaign

Our Monday game got canceled due to 4th of July things, so we ran another FrankenFourth session with the kids, continuing where this one left off. The party—a dwarf fighter (because our son is basically always playing fighters of some sort), a human cleric (mostly healing, with only a dash of […]

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Dungeons & Delvers: Playtest Adventure Update

We’ve updated the Dungeons & Delvers public playtest adventure with the rules changes mentioned in this post and also this post. From the original post: It’s one part hexcrawl, two parts dungeon crawl, and there are four pregen characters in the back; a future release will provide rules for actual character generation […]

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