Tabletop: Season 5 moments, volume 1

I do love GMing for my spouse. As I mentioned in my last post, we’ve got a huge party rambling through the Underdark, so what we’re doing is rolling 1d10 every session to see which character will be the PC for the evening. Because the characters have such strongly defined and distinct personalities, the path…

d12 Unusual NPCs

Keetsa Quick: a kobold courier. She’s fast enough on her own, having an extra two squares’ worth of movement (or whatever unit you use) on foot per round, but she usually rides an Acrotholus audeti (update: link was broken; found a new one) or war dog for wilderness jobs. She’s not allied with any particular…

Tabletop – A Response to JB’s Filters Post

JB of B/X Blackrazor fame has posted this series about variant / exceptional classes in D&D and its derivatives (that is, classes beyond the Main 4, like the paladin and ranger). He proposes that DMs who want to increase the rarity of variant-class PCs in their games should apply a filter – that is, a…