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Five Magic Items to Inspire Player Creativity

Magic items are a huge part of any Dungeons & Dragons game. Players love getting them. DMs love giving them. They are a more tangible reward from a party’s adventuring than a sack of gold coins ever could be. Items ...
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Five Magic Items for the Circle of the Moon

Way back in that Twitter thread, I talked about the function of totems as 4e magic items. I suggested that they could be intended for druids, especially the Circle of the Moon, and might boost the stats of lower-CR Wild Shapes, ...
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Seven New Ship Upgrades

For Seas of Vodari, we’re including a variety of new ship upgrades. I wrote about another set of them in the long-long ago of 2019 (specifically, a year ago next week); some of those made it into the book, some of ...
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D&D5e Christmas-Themed Magic Items to Gift Your Players

Introduction We’re finally getting close to the holidays, and what better way to celebrate them than with a great D&D one-shot or holiday-themed session with your family and/or friends? Get the DM’s chair, grab The Darkest Night Adventure or The ...
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Creating a Magic System P4

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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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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Seven New Magic Items

I hope y’all like it when I post collections of largely unconnected magic items, because that’s what I’m doing today. These were originally posted in Harbinger of Doom, and appear here in an updated form.
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Six Magic Flintlocks (and Magic Tinker’s Tools)

I’ve spent all week – month, whatever – waiting with bated breath for the UA Artificer to drop, and as of this writing it still hasn’t. Instead, here’s a collection of six magical flintlocks that your artificer might use… assuming it ...
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New Magic Items for Sail

In a fantasy setting, if magic items are created through deliberate action, it’s hard to imagine that crafted magic wouldn’t be applied to ships and sailing. And, well, enchanted ships, sails, rudders, and the like are significant in the source ...
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Upgraded Armor Materials

As I mentioned over in that Twitter thread, I like 4e’s armor materials, but not how they got implemented. In principle, getting cool feyweave cloth from the fey weavers of the Feywild is classic moment from a lot of fantasy adventure. ...