Category Archives: To Be Collected

Persuasion mini-system

Combat is well defined in B/X, but not always the best, first option. Here is a way to connect the numbers on the character sheet with overcoming challenges through persuasion or deceit instead of force. While this can be used … Continue reading

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The Golden Rune: Penitents

Dwarves who are cast out of their society, or who lose the cultural markers of home, ancestor, and Thane, find it difficult to find a new place in their culture. When a dwarfhold has been disrupted, the clanless “orphans” may … Continue reading

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The Golden Rune: Runeguard

In the wake of the horror of Tcholiark’s fall, the Thane of the Living Dead authorized and pursued research for a more stable form of runic power for those who had once been the Thaneguard and were now to be … Continue reading

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The Legacy of the Golden Rune

Morniarak retreated from the mountains, to an outpost that was once used to trade with the Sea People.  He was numb and weary beyond all feeling, his grief too profound within him for his life force to shift it aside. … Continue reading

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The Tragic Tale of Tcholiark

Now for some context–how did the necrodwarves come to be? It is a sad tale. Tragic, even. Presented here for your enjoyment. The Tcholiark could build runes in anything. Their city was a mountain peak warmed by the depths of … Continue reading

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Toxic Energy (Radiation!)

There could be meteors, dimensional gates, perhaps eventually spells, all causing something we understand as radiation. Here is a brief sketch of how “toxic energy” can work in B/X. Potency The potency of the toxic energy determines how long the … Continue reading

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Gatrach’s Slayer

Gatrach Silverdawn was quietly renamed “Sellverdawn” by his colleagues and business associates. He found the taking of life highly distasteful, but during the reign of Governor Memsetch law enforcement was almost entirely relegated to bounty hunting. The roguish elf somehow … Continue reading

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