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Several years ago, now, one of the other GMs in my gaming group wanted to run a Pathfinder game. I was kind of bored with the standard classes and in a mood for designing, at the time, so I asked… Continue Reading…


I run 5e D&D with a group of players that encompasses a large span of experience and knowledge of the game. We have folks who started playing in the late 70s or early 80s with Advanced D&D 1st edition; those… Continue Reading…


It is 1495 DR; Fengarsday, in the third week of The Melting Some Notes on the Calendar An interesting aspect of the Forgotten Realms setting is the Calendar of Harptos. As you can see in more detail in the Sword… Continue Reading…


Lately, I’ve found myself thinking about lighting in fantasy RPGs, especially in D&D 5e, which is my main game. When designing a game, you have to make concessions to reality in the name of game play. You simplify some things… Continue Reading…


New Spell for 5e D&D This spell was inspired — as many of my designs are — by banter around the gaming table. Someone made a Star Wars reference. Someone else mentioned restraining bolts. And still someone else quipped, “That… Continue Reading…


Just a quick post today to share with you a new character background for D&D 5e, the Vagabond. Vagabond You grew up in the liminal spaces between cities and the countryside; alone, orphaned, and destitute. You had no one to… Continue Reading…


I’ve been going through my old files and revisiting works in progress. I recently ran across a new D&D 3.5 edition class I created over a decade ago and subsequently forgot about. Back then I was obsessed with gishes, and… Continue Reading…

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