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The Alchemist Class for 5e

The Alchemist for 5e is now available on DriveThruRPG from Tribality Publishing! This 20 page PDF provides players with a new 20-level Intelligence-based caster class that allows players to share alchemical effects with their allies, 6 traditions updated with playtest ...
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A Writer’s Guide to Roleplaying: The Price of Magic, Part ...

Though I love Pathfinder for its crunchy goodness, the massive and almost incomprehensible number of magic items makes it hard to believe that magic is something rare and mysterious. Settings like Eberron embrace magic-as-technology, but I miss the days of ...
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Faerie Tales: Naiads, Pixies, and Sprites for 5e

A dear friend of mine asked me to run a 5e adventure for his kids over the holiday. It will be their first official D&D game, though since their dad is a video game designer they are more than familiar with ...
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Waking the Dead; Reanimators for 5e Alchemists

The Reanimator is an archetype for the Alchemist class and is one of eight traditions, including Metamoporhs, Poisoners, Artificers, Irezumi, Pyromancers, Herbwardens, and more. You’ll need the core class presented in the original article and this to play the reanimator. Reanimators Alchemist are ...
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Novel Inspiration: Scarecrow for 5th edition

This week’s Gameroom is brought to you by the awesome supporters on Patreon! Huge thanks to Nick Hoyt for inspiring, brainstorming, and play testing this new Novel Inspiration! A construct with the mind of a psychopath, Crane Crow was once a respected alchemist trapped in ...
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New 5e Feats – Advanced Healer, Martial Arts Training, Survivalist

One of my favorite parts about 5th edition is the incorporation of soft-multiclassing feats which allow players to create a variety of themes without watering down their core class. One of my least favorite things is how Medicine is a ...
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In Defense of Skill Challenges

This article was referenced recently on the Talking TableTop podcast and originally appeared on www.gameschangelives.com. I’ve overhauled the original 4th ed version for 5th edition to showcase the many ways skills, tool kits, spells, and even backgrounds can be used ...
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The Host – Infested Creatures for 5th edition

Inhuman creatures from other dimensions are classic horror tropes. As are temptations of power that encourage the protagonists to walk the line between good and evil. The Host are inspired by the creatures in the classic horror film, “From Beyond“, while their Host Spawn ...
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Hypercorps 2099 – PF/5E Superheroes and Cyberpunk – Kickstarter

Hypercorps 2099 is a rules system that adds cyberpunk superheroics to the fantasy systems you love. His previous project, the Veranthea Codex goes on sale this month, but you can find him at the AdventureAWeek.com AaWBlog, or in products from Fantasy Flight Games, Rogue ...
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More Love for Players

Huge thanks to DM Mitchell and DM Chris for inviting me back to the Dungeon Master’s Block this week with the ever excellent, DM Neal Powell. DM Neal and DM Mainprize host a post-episode discussion on the DMB forum called ...