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Trick-or-Treat Sale: The Spider

Though The Ghost has departed, for the next four days you can snare The Spider at 15% off! From the original post: Dungeon World is filled with all manner of strange and horrible monsters: marauding orcs, moldering skeletons, shambling zombies, chimeric owlbears, sinister demons, towering giants, fire-breathing dragons, and more.Like spiders.No, not […]

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4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 403

Cast Humal (level 5 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 5 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 5 elf rogue/ranger) Summary While Humal and Corzale investigated the mage’s guild, Sumia and Cenric were busy scouring the Foreign Quarter, docks, and slums for anyome that knew anything about Filge. Several districts, taverns, and […]

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FrankenFourth: Treasure & Magic Items

While flipping through the treasure section in the Dungeons & Dragons Game (1991 black box) rulebook, I noticed two differences from the most recent editions that I really dig. The first is that there weren’t wealth-by-level guidelines, something that was started in 3rd Edition. Yeah, the game cautioned against awarding too much or […]

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4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 402

Cast Humal (level 5 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 5 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 5 elf rogue/ranger) Summary A three hour wait and awkward corpse explanation later, the characters were finally inside Dovin, the Free City. Obtaining directions to the Garden District was at first delayed by a parade, then […]

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4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 401

Cast Humal (level 5 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 5 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 5 elf rogue/ranger) Summary While Humal was at the garrison, Sumia and Corzale learned from Allustan that Balabar had been linked to the Ebon Triad cults that were operating beneath the Dourstone mine. This, coupled […]

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FrankenFourth Public Alpha Update

We’ve created a second FrankenFourth public alpha document. There’s a bunch of new content, including a pair of new classes, craft skills, alchemy items, random treasure, magic items, etc (check the changelog). I’d initially intended to just copy over the original, but this way I can still see previous comments and address […]

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Forging Dungeons With Dwarven Forge: City Builder System, Part 1

Previous Dwarven Forge posts have covered dungeons and caverns (though I still need to talk about the water cavern sets). This time I’m going to talk about the city part of the city builder sets: even so, there’s still a bunch of sets to choose from. Before I get into […]

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FrankenFourth: The Magic Number

In 2nd Edition Dungeons & Dragons, wizards could only cast a single 1st-level spell in a given day. They had access to “up to a few 1st-level spells” as determined by the DM, had to have a “restful night’s sleep” to memorize spells (which took 10 minutes per spell level), […]

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4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 304

Cast Humal (level 4 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 4 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 4 elf rogue/ranger) Summary Despite no one daring them to, the characters decided to stay the night at the hastily abandoned, only very recently de-zombified keep. Well, everyone except Adair that is, who ventured off […]

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