Echelon Draft Martial Talents

I’ve described the basic framework for Echelon character and monster development, but haven’t done much to describe the talents that go into the slots. I will be doing a series of articles describing various character facets such as combat, spellcasting, and skill use. I’ll start with some martial talents since …

Echelon Basics

Echelon is derived from D&D 3.x and tries to address problems experienced or described with that edition. Some elements are drawn from D&D 4e, but this game is an evolution of 3.x. The rules of play are much as they were, unless specifically changed, and the same ability scores and …

Converting a Demon

The first monster I tried updating, Frost Giant, seemed to do well with this scheme. Let’s try something a little more ambitious. The babau is described as being a sneaky, sly being, and it is suggested that it likes working from ambush (with the sneak attacks and multiple attacks, I …