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4 things NOT to do when writing for an IP

Rise of the Drow hardback

I’ve had the pleasure of working with several different publishers, making material for use within a number of established campaign settings¬†(Fantasy Flight Games, Frog God Games, AdventureAWeek.com, LPJ Design, Amora games, and more). If you’re breaking into writing and want to work in this field, I’ve garnered a few things from my (still¬†comparatively¬†few!) experiences creating […]

Argus Spyglass

Color Spray Scope (CR2)

Argus Spyglass Aura strong divination; CL 9th Slot none; Price 18,000 gp; Weight 1 lb. DESCRIPTION This telescoping spyglass is fashioned from worn brass, the final piece painted a solid red. It is remarkably light and fits over the eye with ease. Any areas perceived with an¬†argus spyglass¬†are treated as though the wearer has darkvision. […]

4 Tips to Stop the Monotony in Random Encounters and Surprise Players

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Everybody can enjoy the nocturnal prowling of beasts, but eventually troll raids can get a little bit stale. When the party goes off-course and the third evening of animal attacks comes to pass, consider a few alternatives to keep your players on their toes. Any NPC could be led to act as a random encounter […]

Sharur, Smasher of Thousands

Sharur

SHARUR, SMASHER OF THOUSANDS Aura strong evocation; CL 12th Slot none; Price 100,808 gp; Weight 6 lbs. DESCRIPTION¬†This finely crafted hammer has vicious spikes jutting out of the head’s underside and the entire black haft of the weapon is scored with runes of violent design. Blue and black impressions cover the two-handed hammer and it […]

Fatkeq√ęsi’s Rabble

Zombie Handmaidens with illusion in place

Fatkeq√ęsi’s Rabble¬† CR5   XP 1,600 NE persistent haunt (20 ft. radius in the city square) Caster Level 7th Notice Perception DC 28 (to see or hear the shuffling footprints of the dead crowd) hp 22; Trigger proximity; Reset 1 day Weakness susceptible to slashing damage, tricked by Stealth Effect When this haunt is triggered, […]

Ring of Exuberance

Celurian-Chain Link Rings

Ring of Exuberance Aura faint transmutation; CL 3rd Slot ring; Price 9,500 gp; Weight ‚ÄĒ DESCRIPTION This beautifully crafted ring is actually in two parts – one is onyx black, the other sterling gold. Each miniature circlet is infused with a light cyan energy that entwine’s the wearer’s finger. The wearer of a¬†ring of exuberance¬†gains […]

The Eternal Torment

Statue-3

The Eternal Torment Aura¬†none (medium abjuration and medium conjuration, see text); CL 7th Slot none; Weight 800 lbs. The Eternal Torment¬†is always a¬†beautiful marble statue of perfect proportions, slightly larger than the creature it portrays. The face is contorted in pain but otherwise an aura of beauty surrounds the artwork. Upon careful examination, however, the […]

Dyrnwyn

Dyrnwyn 2.0

Dyrnwyn Aura moderate necromancy; CL 9th Slot none; Price 34,315 gp; Weight 5 lbs. DESCRIPTION¬† This four-foot full bladed longsword is forged from the finest steel, with a broad S-style crossguard that holds a matched pair of opals. The hilt is wrapped in the finest ivory, polished white from decades of use, and the hilt […]