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3.5 Resurgent

June 22, 2009

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This blog is officially 3.5 Resurgent Certified. Taken from Randall at RetroRoleplaying: Is D&D 3.5 your favorite version of D&D? If your group is still playing and wants to show the world that not only is 3.5 still alive but there a lot of people still playing it, the 3.5 Resurgent graphic may be just […]

Ability Scores: All Shook Up

May 20, 2009

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This post has been a while in coming, but since I have some time while I’m waiting for Game Fu 5 to begin, I thought now would be a good time to dig into it. The subject of this post is ability scores in D&D 3.5e, specifically the misapplication of Wisdom and Charisma. I will […]

Megadungeon.net Goes Live

April 10, 2009

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James Maliszewski of Grognardia is leading the way with a mighty force to create a free, OGL megadungeon on the web. Megadungeon.net presents the Monastery of St. Gaxyg and the immense dungeon of Urheim lurking beneath. There’s already a framework for material, and contributions are welcome. The campaign-scale dungeon will include five environments: the monastery, […]

Core Character: Boddynock Folkor, Gnome Barbarian 1

April 9, 2009

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I now present another core-only character. This time I took a suggestion from a friend and threw together another unusual combination: a gnome barbarian. Here he is: Boddynock Folkor Male Gnome Barbarian 1 Strength 15 (+2) Dexterity 12 (+1) Constitution 16 (+3) Intelligence 9 (-1) Wisdom 11 (+0) Charisma 10 (+0) Fortitude +5, Reflex +1, […]

Ability Scores: Not Created Equal?

April 3, 2009

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I mentioned before that though 3.5 is my favorite edition of D&D, I do have some quibbles. Today I’m going to examine one of those quibbles: the inconsistent notion that some ability scores are worth more than others, regarding race balancing and level adjustment. Page 173 of the 3.5 DMG says: “…Not all the ability […]

Core Character: Seraphina Thorngage, Halfling Necromancer 1

April 2, 2009

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Thanks to something Dr. Checkmate said on Twitter, I’ve decided to do a series of core-only D&D 3.5e characters ranging in level from 1 to 20, some single-classed, some multiclassed. These characters will all be straight out of the PHB, using the Wealth By Level table in the DMG for equipment and readily available wealth. […]