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Using Tattoos in your Game, P5

In part 1 we gave a definition of a tattoo,. We also examined how different classes might use tattoos,. Finally, we looked at monster markings and tattoos, as well as tattoo power levels. In part 2, we talked about how ...
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Reasons Why a Site Might Be Abandoned P2

(Author’s note: I’m picking up where I left off numerically) One of the classic D&D tropes is a party entering a dungeon. Such places are either abandoned, in the middle of nowhere, or, sometimes, under a bustling city, but forgotten. ...
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Protecting yourself against psychic damage

(Author’s note: I needed a break from the “tattoo” article and thought that this would present some interesting ideas.) Psychic damage is one of the “flavors” of damage types in 5th edition D&D. But unlike most of the other types, ...
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Using tattoos in your game P4

In part 1 we gave a definition of a tattoo, examined how different classes might use tattoos, looked at monster markings and tattoos, as w ell as  tattoo power levels. In part 2 we talked about how magic tattoos and ...
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Using Tattoos in Your Game, P3

In part 1 we gave a definition of a tattoo, examined how different classes might use tattoos, looked at monster markings and tattoos, as w ell as  tattoo power levels. In part 2 we talked about how magic tattoos and ...
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Using Tattoos in your game, P2

Magical Tattoos are complicated things both from a mechanical, social, and religious aspect. Last time we gave a definition of a tattoo, examined how different classes might use tattoos, looked at monster tattoos and tattoo power levels. This time we’ll ...
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Using Tattoos in Your Game

Tattoos are often very personal things. They may represent a person’s oath, be a memento, or a way to access their power. But why limit it to those types of things? With a bit of thought and preparation, tattoos can ...
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Beyond the Character Sheet, P1

A character is not a series of disconnected stats and abilities. They are the culmination of their stats, abilities, gender, race, genetics, decisions, and life experiences. When building a character, one needs to consider how all the pieces fit together. ...
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Reasons Why a Site Might Be Abandoned P1

One of the classic D&D tropes is a party entering a dungeon. Such places are either abandoned, in the middle of nowhere, or, sometimes, under a bustling city, but forgotten. Sometimes, these sites don’t need many repairs to make them ...
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A Dozen Communication Methods to Add in Your Games

There are a variety of ways of communicating. All of them boil down to one word: Language. Of course, we all know about talking and writing. But this is the tip of the iceberg. In a fantasy setting, you also ...