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Cleric Spell Progression — UPDATE

A while back I wrote about how I dislike the B/X spell progression for clerics. However, though I remain unconvinced that it really makes sense, I have decided that this is yet another thing that is not worth deviating from … Continue reading

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Clerical Spell Progression

I’ve never been a fan of the spell progression for B/X clerics. They gain 3rd AND 4th-level spells when they reach 6th level, and then they gain 5th-level spells a level later. I’ve generally just gone with the spell progression … Continue reading

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Kilgore’s B/X Gets Play-tested Updates

All of the playing (and design work to support it) I’ve done over the past few months has allowed me to work in some of my house rule ideas, trial them in play a bit, and tweak them or discard … Continue reading

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When in Doubt, Don’t Tinker

Much thought and reflection and research has led me to back away from the ledge. I wrote about my history and current reasons for wanting to tinker with the 1981 Basic/Expert D&D rules as written, particularly the class balance and … Continue reading

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Acolytes and Scrolls

Just ran into an issue that I don’t believe has ever come up in one of my Classic D&D games before: a 1st-level cleric came into possession of a clerical scroll with two spells. Can 1st-level clerics cast the spells … Continue reading

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Turning the Undead

It is difficult to exaggerate my longtime frustration with the cleric class. Though my first D&D character was a cleric, I have long felt that there are numerous issues with the class, both in the rules and in the way … Continue reading

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