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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. ...
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Blades of the Abyssal Forge

I’ve had this idea sitting in my list for a couple of months now, and I figure Halloween is as good a time as any to do something with it. A smith captures a bunch of different types of demons ...
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New Artifact: Destroyer of Hope

(Author’s note: The Destroyer of Hope is an artifact that can be put into any high magic campaign for a mid-level challenge. I hope you enjoy! Also, please note that I give example spells from various versions of D&D as ...
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Using Flags in Your Game P2

Throughout history, flags have had such power. They communicated almost magically over long distances and on the battlefield. They served as rallying points for warriors rising to victory. They were coveted as trophies from defeated enemies. Flags symbolize patriotism. They ...