Expanding the Spellcraft Proficiency

This comes as something of a follow up to a recent post where newly forged Wizards and their ilk need some sort of old man teaching them all the right moves until they “get” it. The idea that you’re going to spend a LOT of time learning wizardly things really delves into the territory of…

Phases of a Campaign

I’m interested in exploring what phases players go through over the course of a campaign. Blocking out these phases and putting a finger on the unique play styles each of them off and transitional periods inbetween. What overarching goals exist during these phases, and what sort of dangers are threatening and appropriate for good world…

Voter Lookup

It’s an important day in the US, every two years we elect the people that run our country into the ground. We all have different views and values, and only two real choices. I think it’s important, and if you’ve forgotten somehow that it’s Nov 4th, here’s a shiny wakeup call. Go vote. There was…

Colleges, Cults, and Curmudgeony Wizards

Monday, at The Dragon’s Flagon, I was reminded of the old school spell lists. I love the OSR community so much, every day there’s always something to get my gears turning. Whether or not it’s productive is another issue. I haven’t put anything down solid, but it’s going on my project list. Wizards aren’t born,…