Well it’s the 5th of Moldvember again. So here’s to you Major Tom! And while I haven’t written him up I am finally reading the Niall of the Far Travels stories by Gardner F. Fox so I can add him to my Giants in the Earth roster. Baby steps.
Another School of Magic for spells-without-level Lamentations. This one collected from Greg Gillespie‘s three megadungeons. Cast away! Cast off?
Imagine if D&D were created not by but by and you end up with Even though the inhabitants of the swamp have seen off they still have to contend with It’s really good, in a Dark of Hot Springs Island and Frostbitten and Mutilated sort of way. And I think the intended feel is more… Read more »
My “final” Schools of Magic for spells-without-level Lamentations. This is it. I “promise.” This spell list comes from Dungeon Crawl Classics. One great thing about spells in DCC is their built-in success and Misfire tables, one per spell. You can just go with them as is and for successes — as a short hand… Read more »
Another School of Magic for spells-without-level Lamentations. Unearthed Arcana This lists the Magic-User spells recorded within the final First Age tome written by Mordenkainen. and … I Make Miscasting FUN! Here are some semi-generic miscast tables by type of magic for use with spells-without-level Lamentations. They’re adapted from a list posted to… Read more »
Here’s another School of Magic for spells-without-level Lamentations. White Dwarf’s Treasure Chest This school is named after the source of its secrets, a box of sheafs and scrolls stolen from the White Dwarf of the Isles. Some say he wants them back; others call bollocks to that. When determining a 1st Level… Read more »
Today is November 5th. It’s Tom Moldvay‘s birthday. He’d have turned 70. Sadly we lost him when he was only 58. That’s him there, seated in the middle. [I was directed to this pic by my friend James Maliszewski (of Grognardia, Dwimmermount and The Excellent Travelling Volume).] Note the moustache. I’m celebrating mister Moldvay’s birthday… Read more »
For those of you who like your Giants in the Earth a bit leaner, here’s a younger Sindbad the Seaman. This version’s timed to possibly his second, but probably his third, voyage. Sindbad the Seaman-young01 If you really want to jazz him up you can give him a flying carpet or dancing scimitar or something…. Read more »
or, Happy Birthday Mister Moldvay! I’d like to see the interwebs celebrate the life of Tom Moldvay for his birthday upcoming on Monday, 5 November 2018. Let’s raise up a host of heroic Giants in the Earth! Tom Moldvay’s (and Lawrence Schick’s) Giants in the Earth is one of my favourite article series… Read more »