They said it couldn’t be done!
Ok, actually they said it shouldn’t be done. Fate, specifically Fate Accelerated Edition, just doesn’t seem a good fit for “Save or Die” magics. Still, after consulting the holy SRD, and more specifically the toolkit section about Monster Zones, I was able to come up with a reasonable way to model the classic Dungeons and Dragons Beholder. I’ve made a few changes to account for the dramatic differences in the way FAE and D&D handle combat, moreover since there is no “Save Vs. Death Ray” in FAE the Death Ray Eye didn’t make much sense, so I’ve replaced it with a Revitalization Ray, this way the Beholder can return his victims to their pre-aspected state should the need arise (Like getting hungry only to find all your opponents are still statues). This is a Fan work and not OGL because I have absolutely no rights to the “Beholder” as while the name is not Copyrightable, the creature is, and the quoted text blocks below are 100% copyrighted by TSR (Now WotC).
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GM: You enter the 15’x15′ dungeon room, your torchlight dances on the crumbling stone walls revealing the room to be empty.
Player: We fortify the doors and set down camp for the night.
GM: You all die of asphyxiation in the night, choking on the copious smoke from your 13th century pitch soaked torches.
Continue reading “Light the torches! or rather don’t, yeah on second thought lets not.”
Still working on the actual custom classes, but here are satyrs presented as a racial value for Adventurer Conqueror King as per the Players Companion custom class rules.
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I love me some Metamorphosis Alpha, but after having run it I find the rules somewhat lacking. Sure, there are lots of tasty tables in the rulebook, but there really isn’t a conventional system of advancement, or class/skill system to let you differentiate characters of the same race. These are considered features by some, advancement and diversity coming from gear and experiences, but I find it just a bit lacking in a D&D derived game.
Continue reading “Camelot in the Warden”
Tenkars Tavern was running a competition in honor of the new Razor Coast product in which I took third place. I just sort of posted the first thing that came to mind, and really wished afterwards that I’d fleshed it out a bit. Here is my original entry:
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