Since Russell can’t be bothered to set up a free Typekey registration to authenticate to this blog, I’ve once again enabled non-authenticated comments. If I get a flood of spam, though, I’m turning it back off.Read More Comment Away
After playing some more D&D with my friend Russell over the weekend (using the introductory dungeon from Basic D&D), what struck us is just how much time 1st level characters spend resting up to go back into the dungeon. The pace is basically: fight a monster, retreat into town to rest a week, go back […]Read More Convalescing is not Awesome
I Am A: True Neutral Human Wizard (5th Level) Ability Scores: Strength-10 Dexterity-12 Constitution-11 Intelligence-17 Wisdom-13 Charisma-14 Alignment: True Neutral A true neutral character does what seems to be a good idea. He doesn’t feel strongly one way or the other when it comes to good vs. evil or law vs. chaos. Most true neutral […]Read More What AD&D Character Am I?
I’m going to call the Basic/Expert/etc line “D&D”, distinguishing it from O(riginal)D&D (the white box), and A(dvanced)D&D. D&D is therefor the game we played last Sunday. Demihumans and character classes Demihumans can choose to be a different character class, so you are allowed, e.g. Elven Fighters or Halfling Thieves, and are treated exactly as any […]Read More D&D House Rules
Since some of you expressed an interest last week in laying your hands on Basic D&D so you can kick it old skool with your own bad selves, I suggested that you take a look at Labyrinth Lord. While you can get (possibly even legal) PDF scans of Basic D&D from RPGNow, which is where […]Read More Labyrinth Lord
It was thanks to Gary Gygax that I have most of my current friends, so in his honor we played Basic D&D last night, kicking it truly old skool. The group rolled up the following party (3d6, in order): Happy Brandybucke Halfling N (Paul) S:12 I:6 W:10 D:16 C:12 CH:16 Lvl 1 HP3 AC2 Short […]Read More In Honor Of Gary Gygax, 1938-2008