Steal [Our] Idea: The Temple of Dosh-Grub – a five room dungeon with unique treasure

Six of us in The Gollicking posed a friendly challenge: we all choose a single item from the WTF Is My Ridiculous Magical Item Generator we split into three teams and all built a five room dungeon out of it. All three of our dungeons were themed around this item: POWERFUL GOBLIN SKULL THAT STEALS COINS WHENEVER YOU REPEAT SOMETHING SOMEONE RECENTLY SAID.

You can get all three dungeons from the Reddit post linked above. /u/PaganUnicorn and I [/u/RexiconJesse] teamed up to build a glorious 5 room dungeon about ticks and greed called The Temple of Dosh-Grub.

Here’s the link to the google doc where PaganUnicorn did a fantastic job formatting it to look beautiful.

Here’s the PDF of The Temple of Dosh-Grub for you!

The text only version follows below.

/u/Mimir-ion and /u/unkindnessnevermore made Holy Matrimoly!

/u/famoushippopotamus and /u/DeathMcGunz made A Skull Full of Coins.

Enjoy! And don’t get greedy! Continue reading “Steal [Our] Idea: The Temple of Dosh-Grub – a five room dungeon with unique treasure”

Steal [Our] Idea: WHAT THE FUCK IS MY RIDICULOUS MAGICAL ITEM GENERATOR

How would you like to be the owner of this

  • FINE CODPIECE THAT VIBRATES SLIGHTLY WHENEVER THE MOON IS DIRECTLY ABOVE IT
  • INFUSED BULLS EYE LANTERN THAT CHANGES YOUR GENDER WHENEVER YOU MAKE A PUN
  • INDESTRUCTIBLE PENDANT THAT TELEPORTS THE PERSON USING IT WHENEVER YOU LIGHT IT ON FIRE
  • WAXY LANDSHARK HIDE THAT MAKES YOU THINK DIRTY THOUGHTS WHENEVER UNDEAD ARE CLOSE
  • PIXIE-CRAFTED CHARIOT THAT SCOLDS YOU WITH YOUR MOTHER’S VOICE WHENEVER YOU GET BUZZED

With The Gollicking’s own WHAT THE FUCK IS MY RIDICULOUS MAGICAL ITEM GENERATOR, you could have it! Or one of thousands of other items because we made a lot of possibilities that all smash together t make something glorious (and sometimes cursed)! Any time you need a magical item (weapon, tool, clothing, loot, etc.) just check out the generator!

This was highly influenced by whothefuckismydndcharacter.com, and if you don’t already know about it, check it out. It’s an amazing quick and humorous character creator for PCs and NPCs.

The team behind our generator is:

 

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Cult: Bhaal’s Gentry, a friendly death cult on behalf of Bhaal, the God of Murder

Deity – Bhaal, God of Murder (NE, Death)

Cult Name – Bhaal’s Gentry

Symbol – A skull with the hilt of a dagger below its mouth and the tip piercing the top of the skull

Any drunken halfwit with a blade can murder an unsuspecting person. There’s no sport, no challenge, no mystery, no tension. Bhaal rejoices in the delicious lead up to murder almost as much as the act itself. While Bhaal takes notice of all murders, he does not offer favor to any normal murderer.

Those who wish to become something more than a servant of Bhaal must walk a different, far more dangerous path.

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Steal [Our] Idea – The Red Sky Hydra: The Living Ship for GMs Who Like a Role-Playing Challenge

In the city of Valtarin, a curse caused the residents to become animate objects. While everyone else was trapped within the city limits, the guards and prisoners in the dungeon near the edge of the ocean experienced a different fate. Rather than becoming separate objects, they all became different parts of the same ship. They alone have the ability to escape the bounds of the curse, allowing them to sail the high seas… when they can coordinate long enough to do so.The Red Sky Hydra is a two-mast merchant ship equipped with a dozen cannons. It’s figurehead is an eleven-headed hydra, and it’s serpentine body stretches down the length of the ship on both sides.

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Steal [Our] Idea: Cats are too cute to be mundane

 

 

Fellow Gollicking pal and Reddit user /u/DeathMcGunz edited more “mundane” creature entries for the new type of monster manual. The Gollicking did birds last time, and this time, we did cats! Everything from tabby’s to Cheetahs.

You can see all of the cat posts over on r/dndbehindthescreen. If you want the mechanical/extended versions of the ones I created, here they are:

Exotic Shorthair

Flat-faced and fluffy, exotic shorthairs have a unique cuteness that draws admiration, especially from those who love animals. Exotic shorthairs are like a constant charm spell. They manipulate people with their sly voices and patient movements. Their typical modus operandi is to make kids do things they shouldn’t, but they’ve been known to control their “owners”, even those in high ranking positions.

Full: Exotic shorthairs can cast Charm Person as a first level spell at will, attempting to force anyone within 30 ft to notice and adore them. The DC is 10 but is increased by 5 if the affected person is proficient with the handle animal skill. Anyone with an expressed love for cats rolls with disadvantage.

 

Cheshire Cat

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Steal (Our) Idea: Nightmares and Other Uncommon Steeds (and How to Tame Them)

As I mentioned before, I joined a Discord server with some other people who create RPG content. We’ve been doing projects together, and this is one of them!

While we all worked on it together, here are the specifics of what I did:

I wrote Platinumare and how to tame Nox, Night Hag, and Xuxh’itra. I also cataloged them and made edits and clarifications. Give them a look!

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Steal My Idea: Should the GM Pass Notes to Players?

This post is part of a related thread: Player Knowledge VS Character Knowledge

Game Master (GM): The flames of the torch dims. The oppressive darkness of the dungeon pushes in. The walls feel closer. The air is thick, making each breath a notable struggle. Holding your hand out before you, the only thing you see past your wrist is the light reflecting off your fingernails.

Sometimes, keeping player and character knowledge separate won’t do it for you. You may find yourself purposefully wanting to keep that information away from the other players, even if those players are proficient at separating player and character knowledge. Continue reading “Steal My Idea: Should the GM Pass Notes to Players?”

Steal My Idea: Dealing with Character Knowledge VS Player Knowledge

Game Master (GM): The flames of the torch dims. The oppressive darkness of the dungeon pushes in. The walls feel closer. The air is thick, making each breath a notable struggle. Holding your hand out before you, the only thing you see past your wrist is the light reflecting off your fingernails.

Darkness. Dungeon. Oppression. Got it. Now that everyone can basically only see the five-foot square they are in, what do you explain to the one party member who has the ability to see clearly in the dark? Continue reading “Steal My Idea: Dealing with Character Knowledge VS Player Knowledge”

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