Tag Archives: High Fantasy

How magical are your magic items?

This rant brought to you by the +1 Sword

Bear with me because I’m going to use a singular, yet poignant and shining, example of one type of magical item that so epitomizes what I really hate about the nature of magical treasures in most high fantasy games. In … Continue reading

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A time honored tradition

Let's never fight again

It is fitting that the logo for KORPG™ games is a raven. Because I’m about to set the table so I can eat, nay… feast upon crow. For my first helping of this fine avian dish let me say… 5e Dungeons … Continue reading

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by Kevin Oedekoven
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Why Charisma and not Intelligence and/or Wisdom?

Am I just being timid?

A while back I received this rather intriguing email from Demiurugs: Kevin, As so oft happens late(ish) at night, I started having creative thoughts, and was wondering about some of the implication of your more off-handed statements regarding D&D stats. … Continue reading

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by Kevin Oedekoven
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Going out of alignment

Because tires should be aligned, not people

Loyal reader Isaac sent me an email with a simple question indicating that I may still have much to do to eliminate pointless rules from D&D. With a single sentence, he demonstrated that I’ve missed at least one targeted low … Continue reading

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by Kevin Oedekoven
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Beast Quest

A bridge too far?

Summer Reading: So over the summer, in order to keep his reading skills sharp, my son’s been reading out-loud to the family. One of the set of books he’s been working his way through is the Beast Quest series which … Continue reading

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by Kevin Oedekoven
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