This has been a busy week, packed with a lot of wedding planning work, valentine’s celebrating, after-hours work stuff, a Fiverr commission, and all of that on top of my normal blogging. Lucky that I’m enjoying every bit of it. Thanks for tuning in for another five links.
Dyson put together a timely map for the holiday, but I could see it easily re-purposed for some sort of devious cult of infinite love.
If you aren’t following Brandes, you should give his house rules a shot, they really expand the ruleset of 5e with minimalistic rules. The Give Ground feature is an easy hack to give every character a defensive use for their reaction, reducing damage taken by 1d6 at the cost of retreating by 5 feet.
If you, like me, use foam-core or cardboard to build out your terrain, this looks like an amazing tool to speed up cutting out uniform wall segments.
Rodney Thompson writes about the underlying themes and synergies of the various character classes, with advice on the best ways to get your class variant built on par with the power and expectations of what a class can do.
Yet another excellent monster variant by Steven. I like that it has use as both a plot hook and as a consequence for say, players failing to defend an accused witch. Hmm, I might have found a use for my creepy zombies…