Death vs. It Gets Worse

In The Confession: I Am Not An Old-School DM, Erik talks about how certain old school expectations aren’t being met, in his mind. Key among them regards PC death.  Old school play seems to imply that death is waiting at any moment, and keeping the PCs alive is the responsibility …

Vote Blood & Treasure!

I try to stay away from political conversations, though the US presidential race is making that difficult at times. Not only am I being inundated with political stuff from another country, but some of it is so blatantly unfair and untrue that it riles me something fierce. So, in lighter …

Anti-Hammerspace Encumbrance

Jack McNamee presented Matt Rundle’s Anti-Hammerspace Item Tracker, and I have to say that I like it.  It’s quick, it’s workable, and it addresses something few workable encumbrance systems I’ve seen have: just where the stuff is. The short form, modified for D&D 3.x: Each character has up to six …