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  • Happy Belated Halloween
    We were close: the monsters were hopping, the treasure was flowing, the music was thrashing. But real life intruded and our blog-o-thon didn’t make it to the holiday. But I was the only person on the block who set outside and “played” the keyboard for the very few trick-or-treaters in our neighborhood. I don’t know […]
  • Dead to the World
    Another great artifact: the Sword of Kas. The +6 defender status is only part of its known powers. It causes double damage to any extraplanar entity. It has one prime power, and that could end up being a daily death spell or meteor swarm. And it is consistently evil, highly manipulative, and will attempt to […]
  • Axe of Death
    I loved the “artifacts and relics” section of the 1st edition DMs Guide. Of course I did. It had the Eye and Hand of Vecna, the Crown of Might, and my favorite, at least at the time when I first read the tome, the Axe of the Dwarvish Lords. The blade is a sword of […]
  • Morbid Breath
    To semi-quote Lenny from The Simpsons, “I don’t know what is so great about this greater basilisk.” Perverse Osmosis did an entire album around the old fashioned regular basilisk, so why do we need to have a greater one? Apparently they are very good at guarding treasure; they can see both into the Astral and […]
  • Zombie Terror
    Although zombies may be a bit overplayed here in the prime material plane, the actual idea of fighting a zombie must be terrifying. Let’s imagine we are the standard 1st-level party playing themselves AD&D: we have a cleric with a mace, a fighter with scale mail and a battle axe, a ranger with a bow […]