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The Artificer Class, Part Three

Thanks to several Alert Readers including Trampas Whiteman and Cam Banks, another chapter in the story of the artificer came to my attention: War of the Lance, the 3.5e Dragonlance supplement coincidentally written by Cam Banks, Trampas Whiteman, et al. ...
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Greyhawk-Shadowfell

Today we look at sprinkling your Greyhawk games with a dash of the Shadowfell, aka plane of Shadow. The Shadowfell is that dark mirror of the prime material (normal world) that leaks into it during twilight, and in the dark ...
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Improve your game with maps!

Thumbnail art by Francesca Baerald You find yourself in a corridor that bifurcates into three ways. Barbarian: Wait! The map only shows two corridors! Rogue: Yeah, and one is supposed to have monsters from what I see here [points to ...
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Greyhawk-Feywild

Today we talk about flavouring your Greyhawk based games with the Feywild, aka the Faerie realm. The Feywild is that wondrous place that tickles and terrifies the mortal realm with its delights and strange visitors. Part Alice in Wonderland, Part ...
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Worldbuilding: Expanding your world and PC backgrounds

Thumbnail image by Andreas Rocha You are thinking of creating a new world for your players to adventure. As always, you might have the core ideas about what the campaign is going to be about but are missing details. That’s ...
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Mask – A Rogue Archetype (5e)

I wanted to share another experiential subclass concept I’ve been working on that encourages pulp action and swashbuckling gameplay. The following subclass let’s you play a PC who can change into a masked hero, allowing for a Zorro or comic ...
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The Artificer Class, Part Two

Welcome back to the History of the Artificer. Here in the third* article, we’re finally going to see a version of the class that is called an artificer, and is 100% different from the Clockwork Mage kit and the tinker ...
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Greyhawk Cities – Eru Tovar

Greyhawk is the original campaign world for Gary Gygax, with stories focusing on the lands of Flanaess, the heroes and villains that inhabit it. Wolf Nomads have skilled cavalry and ambushers. Politeness is key with Wolf Nomads, who forgive but ...
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Cannoneer – Fighter Archetype for 5e

I have been busy with the Vodari Kickstarter and it’s been a while since I had time to post on the Campaign Trail. I wanted to share this experiential subclass concept I’ve been toying with for seafaring campaigns. The following ...
D&D 1eDragonlanceHistory of the Classes

The Artificer Class, Part Zero

Thanks to the urging of my readers, particularly Episteme and Dave(s) 4 Goombella, I have to go earlier for the invention of the artificer. I’m looking to Official Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Dragonlance Adventures this time, with the tinkers, found ...