I love non-magical items and weapons that are more involved, interesting, functional, or useful than a typical item of the same type. There are a lot of cultures, religions, and people in RPG settings that willingly avoid using magical items for a variety of reasons. There are also those who just can’t afford magical items and have to make something that gives them an edge without using magic. And then there are people who want to use non-standard items and eventually enchant them to make them even more powerful. For those looking for unique weapons, here’s three you can steal. Continue reading “Steal My Idea: 3 Non-Magical Items Worth Having”
The promise of a future battle with a formidable antagonist can help motivate players, and defeating a boss can be an excellent segue into a new part of a campaign. However, the impact of boss battles can fall flat if nothing about them stands out as being special, unique, or game-changing. Whatever you choose to do, a boss battle needs to stand out in a memorable way Continue reading “Steal My Idea: 3 Memorable Boss Battles for You to Steal”
I usually don’t do the same kind of post twice in a row, but I brainstormed several sidequests and I wanted to get at least one more out for everyone to steal before I moved to another topic. Continue reading “Steal My Idea: Side Quest: One Missing, Five Found”
Totally unrelated to anything going on in my life right now (feel free to read that in a sarcastic tone), I thought I’d make this Steal My Idea about fun and interesting side quests you can insert into your game. You can use these quests as missions that tie into your story, related but not critical to the main story quests for your players, or as fillers so your players can have fun because you didn’t have enough time write up a full adventure.
Poison rules in D&D 3.X are a bit weird, but also kind of cool. If a poisoningattack (a scorpion’s stinger, a poisoned-coated sword, etc.) beats a creature’s or character’s AC, they have to make a fort save against the poison. If they succeed, they are immune to that kind of poison for twenty-four hours. That’s kind of boss when you think about it, and it makes your character seem like a total badass. Continue reading “Steal My Idea: How to Successfully Poison Your Players”