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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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4Ward/FrankenFourth: Age of Worms, Episode 404

Cast Humal (level 5 wrathful cambion wizard) Corzale (level 5 dwarf war cleric) Sumia (level 5 elf rogue/ranger) Summary After recovering their equipment, the characters learned from the surviving doppelganger that Filge had been captured by them (answering the question as to whether he had betrayed the characters), and that […]

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Dungeons & Delvers: Armor & Defense Playtest

I mentioned in this post that we were considering changing adventurer Defenses to static values and giving monsters Attack Pools, and today we finally got around to running three playtests back-to-back to see how it (plus armor-as-Wounds) worked in actual play. The short answer is great. The game ran just […]

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Dungeons & Delvers: Defense & Armor Overhaul

Something I’ve been considering for Dungeons & Delvers, besides giving classes scaling Wounds and alternating between gaining Skills and Talents when you level up (Skill + Talent at each level seems to be a tad too much of a jump in competency), is changing adventurer Defenses to static Block and […]

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A Sundered World: More Character Stuff Preview 8

The previous A Sundered World: More Stuffs preview provided a few glimpses about dwarves, one of the more “normal” default races. This time I’m going to touch on the weirdest race: the t’pual. T’pual were originally bodiless psychic entities that inhabited another dimension. They were preyed upon by the thulid, who could […]

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A Sundered World: More Character Stuff Preview 7

Dwarves are one of the more “normal” races in A Sundered World: they’re pretty much like what you’d expect of a dwarf in other games/settings, except that as they age they begin to slowly turn to stone (“returning to stone”), and they completely turn to stone when they die. Case […]

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4E D&D: Save the Princess, Episode 101

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 As the characters continued their trek towards the crater, they came across wagon ruts and tracks in the mud. Hoping that it wasn’t somehow more fungus zombies, they […]

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