wandering monsters

Wandering Monsters: Level Advancement

How many goblins/encounters/sessions does a character have to defeat/overcome/endure to reach 2nd-level? This week’s Wandering Monsters does a pretty good job of breaking it down across the editions, including 4th Edition (which it praises alongside 3rd Edition for having clear encounter-building guidelines). 5th Edition continues the tradition of having you carving […]

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Wandering Monsters: Born of Dragons

I remember half-dragons as far back as 2nd Edition, specifically in Council of Wyrms, though I do not remember much about them besides a breath weapon. Despite the considerable benefits package 3rd Edition’s half-dragons were pretty badly executed, partly because of the once-per-day breath weapon, mostly because the +3 Level Adjustment […]

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