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Unearthed Arcana: Of Ships and the Sea Breakdown

This month’s UA article is an substantial 9-page document covering ships, sailing, crews, and ship-related downtime play. Now, obviously, you’ve already purchased Tribality Publishing’s “Naval Combat (5e): Running Sea Encounters for Ships and Monsters,” but I still encourage you to ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Dragonmarks Breakdown

Back when I wrote my breakdown of the Wayfinder’s Guide to Eberron, I stayed fairly high-level on studying the dragonmarks. At the time, this was because WGtE is a big document and I wanted to cover it in a single ...
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Pathfinder Second Edition Playtest Breakdown, Part Four

After last week’s trifecta of spellcasters, this week I’m back to a trio of warrior-types: the fighter, the monk, and the paladin. By coincidence, this is also a History of the Fighter series entry, though I’ll call it Part 10.5 ...
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Pathfinder Second Edition Playtest Breakdown, Part Three

Welcome back to the next section of my deep dive into the Pathfinder playtest rules. This time, we’re tackling the bard and cleric classes and, if time is on our side, the druid as well. No promises – oaths are ...
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Pathfinder Second Edition Playtest Breakdown, Part Two

Okay, sure, I should be sleeping to recover from a very sleep-deprived weekend of LARPing. Such is my devotion to you, dear readers, that I am instead diving into the next chapter of the Pathfinder Playtest rules: Classes. We’ll be ...
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Pathfinder Second Edition Playtest Breakdown, Part One

If you’ve been living in a monastic cell far from all gaming news, in which case how are you even reading this?, you may not have heard that Paizo is working on a new edition of Pathfinder. I bought a ...
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10 Things to Know About the Pathfinder 2.0 Playtest

We’ve had a little bit of time for the dust to settle after the big Pathfinder 2.0 announcement back on March 6, 2018. This playtest is Paizo’s big follow-up to the successful Starfinder launch last summer at Gen Con. For ...