Dividing the Population

I’ve been thinking for a long time about how to split up populations. There are many possibilities: race, class, faction, alignment, level, profession (distinctly different from faction), and so on. In D&D 3.x these appear to be handled pretty inconsistently. Analysis Before delving too deeply into solutions, let’s think a …

DCC Funnel Development

Erik Tenkar runs the Adventurer Conqueror King or Die! campaign most Saturday nights.  The session reports I’ve been posting for the last couple months are shameless pandering to his ego (in exchange for a 10% increase in XP… I’m not proud). We recently acquired henchmen who accompany us into the …

RPG Sources: Books and Libraries

Tomes, grimoires, dusty libraries, all have been used in any number of stories.  They have varying importance in role playing games, from terribly (and terrifyingly) important in Call of Cthulhu to being MacGuffins in certain adventure scenarios to being where you can exchange gold for questions answered. I have noticed …

Revising Cleric Domains

For some time now I’ve been dissatisfied with how some cleric domains are implemented.  Overall there are things I like, and places where I find them lacking.  I think domains can use a general tuneup. Things I like about D&D 3.x domains: They provide a set of related spells that …