Review: Dragon-Slayer RPG Wand by Hrothgar’s Hoard

While the imagination is strong and the most valuable tool to role-playing games, visual aids can often help on many fronts. They can help make sure players get a consistent vision of a non-player character, help with directions on maps, or even help bring a bit of flavor and flash to someone's character. My Dungeons … Continue reading Review: Dragon-Slayer RPG Wand by Hrothgar’s Hoard

Magic Item Monday: Lusjid, Chewing Leaf

Drugs in Dungeons & Dragons can be a bit controversial. But one element that has been prevalent in my current campaign is the diversity of goods consumed by different societies and how those goods affect their culture. In addition, this ties into a major element of some of my player's characters motivations, namely mercantilism. But … Continue reading Magic Item Monday: Lusjid, Chewing Leaf

Magic Item Monday: Green Dragonteeth Arrows

Dragoncrafted items from 3.5 were always a crowd favorite in my games. When my players slayed an adult green dragon in my game a few years back, I wanted a way for the hunters and craftspersons in the group to make something out of the corpses. Specifically, there was a request for arrows, as we … Continue reading Magic Item Monday: Green Dragonteeth Arrows

Magic Item Monday: Thetak Thunderknuckle’s Shield

Family items are a great way to create and foster a storyline. Today's Magic Item Monday comes from my last campaign, Toell's Bed. It was a plot device that help resolve a character's own troubles and worries. As such, those resolutions and character have helped launch elements of my current campaign, the Skull & the … Continue reading Magic Item Monday: Thetak Thunderknuckle’s Shield

Magic Item Monday: Smelling Salts

To conclude my original magic items for the pugilist class, I wanted to do a consumable item that could be used by all classes, but gave a specific benefit to the pugilist. The idea here is that they know how to take the boost given due to their experience with brawls and impromptu medical treatments. I decided … Continue reading Magic Item Monday: Smelling Salts