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Creating a Magic System, P3

A roleplaying magic system can be a pretty cut and dry thing: a spell list, damage, area of effect, and so on, but if done correctly, it can do so much more. Properly done, a magic system can be used ...
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The Artificer Class, Part Six

Today I’m finishing my exploration of Rich Howard’s Alchemist class, with the Irezumi, Metamorph, Poisoner, Pyromancer, and Re-Animator subclasses. Have I mentioned that Rich created an impressive array of subclasses? The best part, though, is how none of them tread ...
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The Artificer Class, Part Five

My text for today is a little unusual, in that I’m covering something from Tribality Publishing. One of our earliest and most successful releases is Rich Howard’s Alchemist class. It includes an Artificer tradition among its subclasses, so it belongs ...
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Scoundrel – A Rogue Archetype (5e)

I wanted to share another subclass concept I’ve been working on that encourages pulp action and swashbuckling gameplay. The following subclass let’s you play a PC who uses their smile, quick wits, and the odd dirty trick to find their ...
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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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Using Religion in your Games P4

For the most part, religions and belief systems are things we experience as a mostly passive participant in their development in our daily lives. Many of us are indoctrinated into a religion or belief system from an early age, being ...
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Cardslinger Roguish Archetype (D&D 5e)

This week on the Campaign Trail I decided to build out a new archetype for the rogue that would be a good fit for a steampunk, wild west or any setting where people play card games. Playing cards started coming ...
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Roleplaying Religions Right – Part 3

For the most part, religions and belief systems are things we experience as a mostly passive participant in their development in our daily lives. Many of us are indoctrinated into a religion or belief system from an early age, partaking ...
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Gunslinger Class – D&D 5e

Arcane Gunslinger Fighter Archetype | Gunslinger Class (Musketeer, Sniper) | Magic Bullets The Seas of Vodari – 5th Edition Swashbuckling & Sorcery You’ll find the finished Gunslinger class and everything you need to run exciting seafaring campaigns full of swashbuckling ...
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Arcane Gunslinger – D&D 5e Fighter Archetype

Arcane Gunslinger Fighter Archetype | Gunslinger Class | Magic Bullets I’ve have been running official adventures the last while and I haven’t really needed any heavy homebrew. Now that I have started to run my Vodari campaign again, the homebrew ideas ...