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D&D 5e Psionics

Okay, so after working with Star Frontiers using D&D 5th edition rules,  I just realized that I needed to figure out Psionics. This will probably be in the DMG, but I don’t wanna wait (it wasn’t!!!). So where do I begin, ...
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Star Frontiers / D&D 5e Conversion Part 2

So here is the continuation of my Star Frontiers conversion using Dungeons & Dragons Fifth edition core rules.  I’ve been tweaking things, and pulled the equipment side out of the character creation.  I created the Astronaut class, and changed the ...
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Star Frontiers / D&D 5e Conversion Part 1

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 Okay.  There are three role playing games that I liked back in the ’80s from TSR: Dungeons & Dragons, Star Frontiers and Top Secret. With the ...
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Minions

So I’ve been thinking of Minions.  Minions surrounding the players and being hacked to pieces (the minions hopefully), only to be replaced by another one as their master/leader runs away to safety. Specifically taking some of the features of 4th ...
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10 Awesome Monsters for a D&D 5e Aquatic Encounter

Aquatic | Arctic | Cave or Underground | Desert | Forest | Grassland | Jungle | Mountain | Swamp Arrrh matey! Looking to have your adventurers walk the plank or explore a lost temple deep under the sea? We have ...
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Apprentice Characters

The topic of creating Apprentice or Zero level characters came up in a discussion group. and I’d like to do a quick writeup with my thoughts about creating one for 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons.  A zero level character can ...