This is part of the continuing Gods of Wandrossa series. To catch up, be sure to read about it on the Gods of Wandrossa "It Begins" post. I'm slowly making my way through the index of powers. Here are the ones that have been created so far: Powers of Knowledge Powers of Arcana Magic is … Continue reading [Gods of Wandrossa] Powers of Arcana (Redux)
I've been a DM for 28 years, ever since second edition. When I started, it was just me and my brother. I was the DM (of course) and he was my player. As I grew older and the new editions came out, I stuck to DMing. I DMed my way through 3 and 3.5 and … Continue reading Gods help me: I’m about to DM for 150+ people.
The Gods of Wandrossa are starting to roll in. The very first God to enter Wandrossa is the Intermediate Deity Toshokan, God of Knowledge and Sages who is true neutral. His appearance is that of a humanoid with skin that looks to be made from the pages of books and hair seemingly made of ink. … Continue reading [Gods of Wandrossa] Powers of Knowledge
Reposted from my Patreon: This is it, folks! The beginning of Gods of Wandrossa. This post will serve as the start of the game, introducing the Beta rules. Tonight, everyone will create their god personas. Tuesday actions declarations start at 12:01am CST (US Central time). Here are the basic rules mapped out. You don't have … Continue reading [Gods of Wandrossa] It begins.
Gods of Wandrossa starts tonight. I've decided that I will cut out extra powers for tonight (those are still under development) as well as the Chosen Ones feature so I can test the basic engine and work out the kinks--and, you know, temporarily save myself the trouble of having to write a few thousand powers! … Continue reading [Gods of Wandrossa] Settlement Statistics
In the Gods of Wandrossa revamp, I set up the godly alignments so that they each offered set powers at the 1st through 5th levels. This article will define those powers. The powers are listed in alphabetical order. Bless 3rd-level good power Implementation Time: 1 action Target: 1 settlement Duration: a number of days equal … Continue reading [Gods of Wandrossa] Basic powers
All right, nearly everything is good and ready to go for Gods of Wandrossa starting in less than eight hours. The only thing left to do is get the actual powers ready to go (Chosen Ones are going to come in later) and give stats for the preexisting locations. This entry is more for me … Continue reading [Gods of Wandrossa] Divine Powers Design Notes
Here are the rough rules for the Powers system in the Gods of Wandrossa mini-game. I've adapted Chapter 10 of the PHB and cut out whatever was unnecessary. Power Levels Each power has a level from 1 to 9. A power's level is a general indicator of how powerful it is. The higher a power's … Continue reading [Gods of Wandrossa] Divine Powers – Part One
As I've been working my way through the different domains in the Gods of Wandrossa campaign setting, it occurred to me that I might be spinning my wheels on the wrong stuff. After doing a few surveys over on Patreon, I got a couple ideas for totally revamping the system for gods. Instead of tying … Continue reading [Gods of Wandrossa] Revamped God Ranks, Alignments, and Powers
Moving along, now that I know the basic mechanics of the game–the core engine and player classes–that I’m developing for my Patrons over on Patreon, it’s time to decide on the divine domains. If this the first you’ve stumbled onto the Gods of Wandrossa ruleset, be sure to read up on the first three parts: Gods … Continue reading Gods of Wandrossa (Grave Godly Domain) | Optional Rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition