Wild Magic Arcane School

I was cruising through some old material and was reminded of the wild magic of ADnD 2e. Then I was reminded that I had done a 3.X conversion. I admit that the flavor of the old wild magic…

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Groundbreaking and Behind the Screens

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I haven’t forgotten about The Halfmug, I have simply been busy at Know Direction! My Groundbreaking blog on Know Direction needed a followup this week (was supposed to be every other week). I dive deeper into the layout…

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Materia

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My group recently made a number of changes to our characters in our current campaign. We switched up to use the automatic bonus progression and therefore changed the way equipment works with it. Only having magic items that…

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Groundbreaking Fictional Scraps

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Hey everybody. I just wanted to let you know that today begins my new blog over at Know Direction. It is called Groundbreaking, posts every other Tuesday, and in it I will be designing a large sandbox location…

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Ten Pin Bowling

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When I was young, I remember being at a bowling alley with my dad as he practiced or bowled in leagues or tournaments. I learned early and bowled often until high school, only to give it up for…

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Starfinder: SG-U

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While I am more of a Pathfinder guy, I do have Starfinder, have built a character, and do plan to play; one day. One of the players in my RotR campaign is planning to run us through Dead…

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2e GCP Playtest Breakdown

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I listened to the first 4 episodes of the Glass Cannon Podcast playing the 2e playtest, and I took notes! The first two episodes I didn’t think to write down times, but I did for 3 and 4….

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Scaling Boots of Striding and Springing

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In a previous post, about my Samurai Jack knock-off PC, I mentioned that I gave him sandals of striding and springing to provide him the speed and jumping abilities you see in the show. When I did this…

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Hybrid Class Speculation in 2e/Playtest

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We now know: Core classes plus alchemist Archetypes are core Common mechanics/terms across classes Class feats 3 actions per round (+1 reaction) Spells have verbal actions Spells have somatic actions 10 spell levels Let’s look at the Magus…

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Iaijutsu Master (Samurai)

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While trying to decide what to write up this week, I realized how heavily my content has been leaning towards the arcane, so I wanted to look at something more martial. Looking through my house rules and characters…

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