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The Gavid – World of Karlor

By Rick Herron The Gavid is a major artifact, a shield of immense power The Gavid is a major artifact – a shield of immense power – used by the forces of evil to put the entire world under their control.Powers: Magic and magical weapons cannot harm its bearer. It also provides a deflection bonus of +10 […]

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How To Create Deep & Compelling Magic Item Backgrounds In Just 60 Seconds

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0532 A Brief Word From Johnn Magic Items Contest – First Prize Draw Nov 7, Enter Now The contest kicked off last week and you still have time to create a three-minute magic item and send it to me before the first draw on the evening of November 7. Over 20 entries […]

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How To Create Great Magic Items In Just Three Minutes

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0531 How To Create Great Magic Items In Just Three Minutes Design awesome magical rewards during commercial breaks Busy GMs need help prepping for games faster. And you can create fantastic magic items in just three minutes using my stat block. Magic treasure is critical in most fantasy games because it does […]

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7 Ways on How to Run a Treasure Hunt

By Jesse C. Cohoon There is the type of game where you go to dangerous site, talk to the appropriate people, wander around, fight the monsters and come home with the treasure that’s just laying there. However, such games can be so much more than that. What I’m talking about is making the game more […]

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Rediscovering Magic

by Silveressa Recently James S. asked: “In my new campaign, arcane magic has been outlawed. It’s still there, people are just too scared to use it. This has been the status quo for 1,000 years. How would you recommend handling the pacing of magic items, non magical rewards, and character wealth in general?” Hi James, thanks […]

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