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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Guess What I was a Player in Today? Swords & Wizardry Light :)



Always a DM, rarely a player. Such is both my blessing and curse in life.

That's okay though, as I enjoy running game sessions a whole lot. Heck, I got to run one last night - Swords & Wizardry Light even. Today was different - today I was a player in a Swords & Wizardry Light game.

+Tim Shorts shorts invited me to join +matt jackson , +Jim Magnusson and some of Tim's Patreon backers in Tim's SWL Campaign. Needless to say it was a blast.

I played a human thief with a 17 Charisma. Interestingly enough, Matt also chose to run with a thief with, you guessed it, high charisma.

Tim has some really awesome houserules for clerics of different faith's in his campaign world - I'm going to push him to submit that to Torchlight, as they really do add depth to the campaign.

It was strange playing in the system I hacked together and watching someone else put it through its paces. SWL did as it was meant to do - kept itself in the background and let the play take precedence.

Damn, its going to be a few weeks before the next session and I'm already looking forward to it. Assuming I survive, I'll reach level two ;)

6 comments:

  1. It was a ton of fun. We had a good group. And you can have my clerics' hack whenever you need it.

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  2. Sounds great. Also good to see these creative collectives working together, which means we will be seeing good stuff in the future.

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  3. We had our session today too - our MU charmed a hobgoblin goblin boss and epic roll play was the result - love this game

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  4. As I prefer to play a cleric in the rare instances I am a player, I am most interested in seeing Tim's cleric hack. The only other "make each deity's faithful unique" attempt was from the HackMaster game. Glad everyone had fun. Huzzah!

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    1. (Attempt that I have come across, anyway.)

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  5. You really have to love house rules that add depth to the 'faith' based part of the game.

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