Favorite Character Part 4: D&D 30-Day Challenge, Day 27

The rook is a Pathfinder class I designed for Purple Duck Games. The goal was to replace the 3.5 beguiler, a charm-based rogue/mage. Read the rest of this entry >>

Mundane Item: D&D 30-Day Challenge, Day 26

Mundane (non-magic) items are where it’s at in D&D. They have all the creativity and discovery of inventing new magics without countless “templates” or things-that-came-before to compare them to (and steal thunder from) your new item. Read the rest of this entry >>

Magic Items: D&D 30-Day Challenge, Day 25

I’ve never been a fan of the simple +X magic item. Cloaks of resistance, rings of protection, sword, bow, armor: they’re all boring. Read the rest of this entry >>

Well of Wounded Souls

I came across an old entry of mine for the one-page dungeon contest. I believe this was my 2010 entry. If memory serves, I was disqualified for not including a Creative Commons license link. The contest has since fallen off my radar, but I remember it being a fun exercise. Read the rest of this entry >>

Energy Types: D&D 30-Day Challenge, Day 24

Now we come to the bottom of the barrel. Favorite energy type? Whoever wrote this list needs to do a second pass. Still, I suppose different types of damage are a huge part of the modern game, it’s frequent in 2e, and shows up now and then in earlier editions. Read the rest of this entry >>

Worst Monster of All Time: D&D 30-Day Challenge, Day 23

If you remember from Day¬†10, I once had a GM who enjoyed challenging his evil party. He wasn’t always very good at it, however. Enter: the giant slug.

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Best Monster of All Time: D&D 30-Day Challenge, Day 22

The gelatinous cube. Read the rest of this entry >>

Dragons: D&D 30-Day Challenge, Day 21

I can’t pick a favorite dragon: they’re all cool. Read the rest of this entry >>

Fey: D&D 30-Day Challenge, Day 20

I was never much a fan of fey until I encountered the mythology surrounding the Seelie and Unseelie Courts.
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Plant Foes: D&D 30-Day Challenge, Day 19

Plants are a neat monster to throw at your party, as long as you avoid the “return nature to power” cliche. Read the rest of this entry >>