Turn Undead: 3.5 House Rule

I still play a lot of 3.5. It’s my primary RPG, and generally the default game my home group plays. I play other games with other groups pretty often, but when I call my buddies up to get a rpg game going, it’s probably 3.5. We’ve played a lot of 3.5, and we almost alwaysContinue reading “Turn Undead: 3.5 House Rule”

Parties: House Rule

Chamomile introduced some party rules for 5e in Irena’s Guide which I discussed here. They are pretty solid, and I won’t pretend I’m original. I’ve used parties to launch my last two games, but neither were 5e. Instead, I did some quick conversions to 3e, and Star Wars Saga edition, and they have been someContinue reading “Parties: House Rule”

Yer’a Wizard

‘Wand, magic sand, one Turkish massage owl . . . where can I ever obtain such obscurities?’ HP The Academy Wizard Class The Academy wizard is a homebrew 3.5 character class designed for a campaign set within the world of teens whisked away to a magical school. You get the setting, so I won’t elaborateContinue reading “Yer’a Wizard”

3.5 House Rules

I mention that I often run 3.5 games, and we have reached an era where I can’t just assume everyone has played before. This leads to interesting conversations with folks who hear about the cool stuff I’m talking about and want to try it themselves. 3e is also notorious for DMs with reams and reamsContinue reading “3.5 House Rules”

K20 Geography

I’ve made the claim a few times that K20 doesn’t have a setting. That’s half true. By its very nature, K20 has to have something of a setting. Anytime you answer the question “Can I teleport to the moon” or “is the Earth hollow” you are defining the setting to an extend. This was touchedContinue reading “K20 Geography”

K20 Economics

Tiers play a strong role throughout K20, and one way this is reflected is in the economics. There will be a point in K20, where your character doesn’t care about gold anymore. You have “enough” and can buy essentially whatever you need. This is strongly influenced by the Economicon, and if you’re familiar, this willContinue reading “K20 Economics”

K20 The Alignment Post

So lets talk alignment. The source of more internet nerd fights than what high level fighters should look like, katanas, and firearms combined. Alignment Alignment is, has always been, and will always be a tricky subject in role playing games. Most vaguely define it and leave to the groups to debate periodically whenever it comesContinue reading “K20 The Alignment Post”