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The Situation is Grave

Very cool: 10 Graveyard Encounters Kilgore is going to keep this handy.

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Back to Basics

Things have been pretty quiet for a long time on Kilgore’s game front. Oh, I’ve spent time looking over rules and browsing things daydreaming about games, but actual play sessions have been few and far between. But my daughter continues … Continue reading

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Orc

Armor Class: 6 Hit Dice: 1 Move: 120′ (40′) Attacks: 1 weapon Damage: 1-6 or weapon No. Appearing: 2-8 (10-60) Save As: Ftr-1 Morale: 8 Treasure Type: D Alignment: Chaotic Orcs are ugly human-like creatures who look like a combination … Continue reading

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Back. Sort of.

So the other morning at breakfast I was telling my kids a story about a D&D session from way back in the day. My daughter asked, “Why don’t we play that anymore?” I went into the usual blah blah blah … Continue reading

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History of Dice

Kilgore is not a big dice fanatic like so many oldschool gamers, but History of Dice at Awesome Dice blog is definitely worth a look. And the discussion in the comments is good, too.

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Meh.

Lead ‘graph from In Defense of Dungeons & Dragons: A D&D session probably calls to mind the following: a group of overweight, awkward men who have no social lives. They spend weeks locked in a parent’s basement, blissfully unaware of … Continue reading

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Dragon Damage

Yesterday I noted that I’m planning on making dragons a lot more common in our AD&D game than I’ve made them in the past (read: virtually unused) and how having uberpowerful “name” dragons doesn’t have to mean that all dragons … Continue reading

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The ‘Smaug Problem’

One of the things I intend to do with our new 1e AD&D game is to put the “dragons” back into “Dungeons & Dragons.” I’ve rarely seen dragons used, either as a player or as DM, and I think that’s … Continue reading

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