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D&D White Plume Mountain Notes #5

This episode: The final challenge to earn Blackrazor (gee, that halfling got kinda big). Speaking of Blackrazor, what's the best way to introduce a super powerful weapon into the party while minimizing egregious game balance issues and also creating interesting role playing opportunities? Monster stat block 101. How strictly does Shane track spell components? Review ...

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D&D White Plume Mountain Notes #4

This episode: The terraced aquarium fun continues. Ropes, glass wall straddling, and fireballs abound. Sea lions can jump. Chunky salsa manticores. Darkness spell vs light spell. Swimming in metal armor in 1E vs 5E, plus underwater combat rules. A surprise halfling instead of Blackrazor. Doggone it, the party loses a mount. Torment: Tides of Numenera is the thematic ...

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D&D White Plume Mountain Notes #2

This episode: The party stops mucking around and enters the dungeon. Riddles in the dark. It's gonna be a hot time in the old trap tonight. Healer's kits and herbalism kits. Shady villagers? Are half-elves immune to a ghoul's paralysis? Does the WPM dungeon "reset"? Shane's cat Buster says hello again. Crafting list for potions: https://www.reddit.com/r/dndnext/comments/2wbouc/made_a_list_of_all_potions_for_crafting_purposes/ Torment: Tides of Numenera is the thematic successor to Planescape: Torment, one of the most critically acclaimed role-playing games of all time. ...