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Mendacious Materials: Musings of the Mage

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The old mage gestures for Justahn to continue, not at all distracted by the task of meticulously preparing an ornate arcane ritual on the floor of the old theater’s stage. “Well that’s about it, really,” the dwarf mumbles, slightly in awe at Jesker’s cavalier attitude while working magic far beyond the stout sorcerer’s talents. “Oh, […]

Mendacious Materials: GMing and Clues – Drinking Horses

did you get that thing - That thing that I sent you

Whether you’re running a prepared adventure, using the AaWBlog as part of your table’s story, or running a campaign all your own, clues are likely to play a critical role in the overall structure of the game. The best sessions don’t reveal information right out with a skill check, however, and sometimes incorporating nuanced clues […]

Mendacious Materials: Nailstrom Trap

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Nailstrom Trap     CR 6 Type magical; Perception DC 30; Disable Device DC 30 Trigger touch; Reset none Effect 3d6 piercing + 1d6 bleed (Reflex DC 19 negates); spell effect (dispel magic; CL 5th); items within nailstrom trap container are destroyed; multiple targets (all targets in a 30-ft.-radius) The P.R.A.N.K.S.T.E.R.S. move and conceal a lot of […]

Mendacious Materials: Nails of Aura Adumbration

nail of aura adumbration

Nails of Aura Adumbration Aura none; CL 1st Slot none; Price 1,000 gp each; Weight — DESCRIPTION These 3-inch long, bright golden nails have been meticulously engraved with a spiraling strand of arcane runes. Nails of aura adumbration generate 6-inch spheres that negate the appearance of any magic aura placed into the field of effect […]

Mendacious Materials: A Bit of Story

sanguine ball proper - a bit of story

“Mohkba’s not just a place of glamor and regal nobility,” the old dwarf says, scratching the scar near his eyepatch idly, “there’s a dark underbelly of the elite that doesn’t often reach the taverns outside the city. Why it was only last year that those bloody Cultus Sanguineus lot nearly summoned up an evil as […]

Mendacious Materials: Blood Thrall Template

blood thrall template

Blood Thrall Template (+2) Although the debauchery of the Cultus Sanguineus were disrupted and upended by adventurers last year, the metropolis of Mohkba still suffers from the corruption brought to it by some of its greediest, most bloodthirsty nobles. One of the most curious—and disturbing—instances are blood thralls, maddened creatures perpetually caught between life and […]

Strange Salve: Aquatic Encounter Deck

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The Aquatic Encounter Deck has 30 different encounters for waterborne adventures, including floating debris, sea monsters, troublesome harbor bureaucrats, shipwreck survivors, pirates, and more! As soon as a link for physical cards is available we’ll let you know and update the page, but check out the rest of Strange Salve and the 2015 AaWBlog Adventure Path until then (unless […]

Strange Salve: Water Globe Trap

water globe trap

Water Globe Trap     CR 4 Type magic; Perception DC 28; Disable Device DC 28 Trigger proximity (alarm); Reset none Effect target’s head is surrounded by a globe of water for 6 hours (suffocation while immersed, and -4 penalty to Perception checks; DC 13 Reflex save negates) Waterside homes in the capital of the Klavek Kingdom […]