Rediscovering AD&D 2nd Edition - Part Two - Characters - One of the first things I do when I get a new RPG system is to start creating characters. This all stems from the first time that I opened the 2nd Ed PHB ...
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Ah yes, #ConManKen heads to NYC on Wednesday, August 1st to respond to his civil suit. Assuming he even goes, I remind Ken that IF his driver's license is suspended (likely) how best to avoid arrest. Also, Ken's plans for bankruptcy and submission of misleading documentation and evidence. Oh my!Link to Episode 73 - https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/episodes/Episode-73---ConManKen-Plans-a-Road-Trip---I-Give-Advice-e1t36i
Yep, I'm diving into the AD&D 1e Fiend Folio in this episode, looking for the silly, goofy and downright bizarre. Amazingly enough, I only made it as far as "Flumph".Link to Episode 72 - https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/episodes/Episode-72---Finding-Flumphs--More-in-the-ADD-Fiend-Folio-e1surb
The Scenario from Ontario is the result of a 24 hour writing competition between Kiel Chenier (Blood in the Chocolate, Hell House Beckons, and others) and Zzarchov Kowolski (Scenic Dunnsmouth, The Gnomes of Levnec, and others).
Two separate adventures written with the prompt of "Maple Syrup" were combined with professional art, layout, and cartography.Yep, that's an affiliate link above. Affiliate links support The Tavern and keep the lights on. I thank you in advance.
The AD&D 1e Fiend Folio holds a special place in my personal gaming history - it was the first time I ever saw HD defined for monsters. My players never had it so good as when I thought 4+1 HD was 5 HP. Doh!
The quality of the creatures included ranges from awesome to WTF!?!, but you knew that, right? :)
Hasbro's Chairman and CEO was on CNBC talking D&D growth figures and "e-Sports competition. Does this mean interparty conflict is now expected ;)Link to Episode 70 - https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/episodes/Episode-70---5e-e-Sports--Say-What-e1sfbt
Yep, WotC has gone and done it. Eberron is the new setting up on the DM's Guild and the Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica releases in hardcover in the fall.
As far as Kickstarters, we look at City of Brass, The Fantasy Trip, The GM's Tarot and All Weather Dice Tubes. Oh My!Link to Episode 69 - https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/episodes/Episode-69---72418-Kickstarter-Roundup--2-New-5e-Settings-e1s2qj
In today's episode, I describe the process I use to create creatures in Swords & Wizardry, in this instance, a #ConManKen inspired Marketing Genie.Link to Episode 68 - https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/episodes/Episode-68---ConManKen---Creating-a-Marketing-Genie-for-SW-e1ro43
|Marketing Genie - By David Leroy - used under the CC BY 3.0 license|
You fiend! Yep, that IS a Succubus holding a Monster Manual. Who would have thought? With this episode, I look at demons & devils in the AD&D 1e Monster Manual and my personal experience with the Satanic Panic from back in the day ;)Link to Episode 67 - https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/episodes/Episode-67---Theres-a-Succubus-Holding-a-Monster-Manual-e1rfv3
|Dragonlock 3d Printed Mouth of Doom (Painted) at Gary Con X|