One of the things that really bug me are the attribute stat values. Why do I need the Strength stat of 12 if all we care about is that it gives me a +2 bonus? Additionally why does the bonus step up every 2, making odd numbers... well odd. I've come up with a new … Continue reading Variable Difficulty for 5e and OSR
Charred – Character Creation
Charred is a Burning Wheel Character Creation and Character Sheet.
Steps: Desktop Edition 1.11.1
Update August 17 2022 https://github.com/travelingwizard/steps/releases/tag/0.11.1 Greetings fellow adepts! It's been quite some time since I've made a post and I apologize for the disappearance. The past year has been a wild ride for me personally and because of the multitude of things going on, I just needed to focus on my family. However, I hope … Continue reading Steps: Desktop Edition 1.11.1
Running a Complex Social Encounter
Much like the concept of a bottle episode in TV, it places everyone involved in a single location with a common purpose. This doesn't mean that PCs or NPCs can't have differing agendas for attending, but by virtue of going they have some commonality and set of expectations.
Nethermancer Spells Update C 1
1st Circle Nethermancer spells update from 1st edition.
Earthdawn 4th Edition Character Sheet – Fillible
ed4-character_sheet-fillible-1Download This is a fallible version of the Earthdawn 4th Edition Character Sheet as presented in the book. If you are creating an Earthdawn character I strongly recommend you check out the program Steps (Desktop Edition). Steps will help you manager your character, calculate the all the values and check you are making your character … Continue reading Earthdawn 4th Edition Character Sheet – Fillible
Blightscream is a horror construct from the horror simply known as Blight. Blightscrams are created from the corruption of trees and resemble trees with enormous horns growing from them. They are dangerous and stealthy until the moment they let out a terrifyingly loud blast of sound. Challenge Rating: JourneymanDEX: 12Initiative: 5Unconsciousness: N/ASTR: 7Physical Defense: 10Death … Continue reading Blightscream
Illusionist Spells Part 2
Greeting! Thank you so much for your feedback on part 1. I think it's largely improved my way of thinking. Keep the feed back coming. Even if I don't listen to your particular feedback, know that I strongly and seriously consider it. I hope I've shown I'm willing to edit something published if I agree. … Continue reading Illusionist Spells Part 2
Illusionist Spells Part 1
Greetings! I have started running a fortnightly game for my son and a couple of close friends. We are finishing up a Curse of Strahd 5e game and I managed to convince the group to let me run Earthdawn 4th edition for them. I am really excited to get back into running Earthdawn, it's been … Continue reading Illusionist Spells Part 1
Steps β09 (Desktop Edition)
Greetings! This is my first blog post of many (hopefully). I've been working with Lars Gottlieb, the creator of the interactive Earthdawn character sheet. Lars has created an amazing tool to help us Name-givers build characters and manage game information on our browser. What happens if you don't have the internet? Let me introduce you … Continue reading Steps β09 (Desktop Edition)