The Randomness of Limbo | New Resource for Fifth Edition (Bloody Bunch Spoilers)

My Saturday group is about to head (again) into Limbo. There, they will come across all manner of chaos. So I'm not rewriting the entirety of the 2nd Edition Planes of Chaos supplement, I've included the major notes on how the plane works. For more details on how Limbo works, its inhabitants and major locations, … Continue reading The Randomness of Limbo | New Resource for Fifth Edition (Bloody Bunch Spoilers)

Sword and Sorcery (Low-Magic/Low-Fantasy Campaign Settings) | New Resource for Fifth Edition

Long before gleaming suits of armor, everyday magic, and the worlds where anything is possible, there was classic fantasy or Sword & Sorcery. Conan the Barbarian, Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, and to an extent, Game of Thrones all exemplify these environments. Steeped a little further into medieval history than high-fantasy counterparts, Sword & Sorcery … Continue reading Sword and Sorcery (Low-Magic/Low-Fantasy Campaign Settings) | New Resource for Fifth Edition

Creating a Dark Sun Character | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

To round out my series on Dark Sun, I figured I'd go back and give the actual rules for creating a Dark Sun character. Plus, this is as good as place as any to list the table of contents for my Dark Sun material here on the site which you can access below. In order … Continue reading Creating a Dark Sun Character | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Magic in Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Continuing my series on Dark Sun, it’s time to examine the magic of Athas. Magic used on Athas is shaped and molded by the harsh realities of that world. The influences of foul defilers, the valiant efforts of preserves, and the corrupt researches of sorcerer-kings have left their mark upon the wizard's trade. This chapter highlights important differences between … Continue reading Magic in Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Equipment and Currency in Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Continuing my series on Dark Sun, it’s time to dig into the currency and equipment of Athas. Since Athas has a limited supply of metal, equipment and coinage work very differently in a Dark Sun campaign as detailed below. In an effort to provide a complete ruleset, I’ve constructed the rules for equipment and coinage as concise … Continue reading Equipment and Currency in Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Personalities and Backgrounds of Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Continuing my series on Dark Sun, it’s time to dig into the backgrounds of Athas. Many of the Fifth Edition backgrounds transition smoothly into Dark Sun with only a few minor tweaks. Some had to be completely removed. In an effort to provide a complete ruleset, I’ve constructed the background options as concise as possible. In general, the backgrounds … Continue reading Personalities and Backgrounds of Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Classes of Athas (Dark Sun) | Player’s Guide for Fifth Edition

Continuing my series on Dark Sun, it's time to dig into the classes of Athas. Many of the Fifth Edition classes transition smoothly into Dark Sun with only a few minor tweaks. Others need total overhauled. And some are completely removed. In an effort to provide a complete ruleset, I've constructed the class options as … Continue reading Classes of Athas (Dark Sun) | Player’s Guide for Fifth Edition

ZACS 5e | Modern Zombie Adventure Using Fifth Edition Rules

A while back, I started brainstorming rules for a modern Fifth Edition zombie survival setting called ZACS 5e--or the Zombie Apocalypse Campaign Setting (Fifth Edition rules). Since Dungeons & Dragons' Fifth Edition ruleset lends itself so well to different scenarios, I thought it was a bit of a layup. Of course, like many things I … Continue reading ZACS 5e | Modern Zombie Adventure Using Fifth Edition Rules

Sword and Sorcery | New Game Supplement for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Spoilers)

This article series details Sword and Sorcery in Fifth Edition and how you can implement it in your own games. It is also part of BroadSword Magazine, so if you are a subscriber and don't wish to be spoiled, steer clear. In addition, this is not the final form of the content. Just the staging … Continue reading Sword and Sorcery | New Game Supplement for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Spoilers)

Powerful | Superhero Campaign Setting for Fifth Edition (Chapter 3)

This article series offers details and guidelines for creating a superhero campaign setting using the Fifth Edition ruleset. It is a work in progress, so that may mean that parts of the article may appear at various intervals. At any given time, I’m working on a few different Fifth Edition projects, so there is always … Continue reading Powerful | Superhero Campaign Setting for Fifth Edition (Chapter 3)