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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: Retraining… and Reshaping

One problem I mentioned in an earlier blog is how the ability to swap spells every day means a wizard can (in effect) rebuild himself from day to day to better handle the threats expected that day, whereas a martial character’s combat feats are “locked in” (barring the fighter ability to swap a few of them over…

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Five Moons RPG: Stone Giant stat block preview

Today’s Five Moons RPG blog is a quick preview of a prototype stone giant stat block. You can also get it from RPGnow/DriveThruRPG. The numbers are still very much in flux, but I wanted to show: how the stat block is simplified by removing redundant information (like not listing Iron Will because it’s already accounted for in the Will save…