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Goody White in print!

Goody White’s Book of Folk Magic, my quirky book of spells for Pathfinder and the Cypher System, is finally available in print! (I’ve actually been shipping out print copies to the Kickstarter backers for a few weeks now, but now those are finally all on their way, so I’ve opened it up for anyone to…

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Paizo Deity Article Easter Eggs

  Over the past few weeks I’ve been posting easter eggs about the various god articles I wrote for the Paizo adventure paths; this info appeared on my Facebook fan page and Twitter, but just in case you don’t read those, I’m reposting them here. 2/5 Abadar: The planar ally Ghost of Malthus is based on…

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Goody White’s PDF is on sale

Back in August 2014, I kickstarted a little book called Goody White’s Book of Folk Magic, which has Goody White explaining (in-character) a bunch of “folk remedies,” which are then presented as PFRPG spells, witch hexes, and rituals that even non-spellcasters are able to learn. Last month, I sent out PDF copies to the kickstarter backers.…

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I Like Cantrips

I like cantrips. Part of my interest in cantrips was probably inspired by Jon Winter’s article “The Little Wish” in Dragon Magazine #221, where he offers suggestions as to what cantrips from each school can do (this is back in the 2E AD&D days, where there was a spell called cantrip, and it covered all the…

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Five Moons RPG: Simplifying Monsters and NPCs

I’ve written and developed about a zillion monsters for D&D and Pathfinder. Low CR, high CR, mythic, and many weird corner cases. One of the reasons I wrote the Great Paizo Mythical Stat Block Spreadsheet was to handle all of the cumbersome math and formatting for creature stat blocks–calculating BAB, saves, skill ranks, numbers of…

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A Different Take on Wands in D&D/PF

Part 1: The History of Wands in the Game Wands and staves in Basic, Expert, 1E AD&D, and 2E AD&D were pretty similar: there were a few with detection effects (like a wand of enemy detection, magic detection, or metal detection), a few that were specific attack effects (fire, frost, or magic missiles), a few that were just…

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Classy Characters: Robomancer

Here’s a quick little side project PDF: Classy Characters: Robomancer, a summoner archetype that summons a part-living, part-machine eidolon called a “mechrilon.” Just in time to start playing Paizo’s “Iron Gods” adventure path… :)

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Kickstarter: Goody White’s Book of Folk Magic

Goody White’s Book of Folk Magic is a Pathfinder-compatible sourcebook written in-character by a knowledgeable witch named Goody White, explaining ways to cure illness, ward off undead, brew a love potion, or afflict your enemies. Translated to Pathfinder RPG game terms by Sean K Reynolds, it presents each of these 29 “folk remedies” as a spell,…