Category Archives: House Rules

Atomic ACKS – Pure-Strain Custom Classes

You know how sometimes you get an idea and can’t focus on anything else until you get it out of your system? I should be finishing up the new characters for my Black City campaign, but for some reason am … Continue reading

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XP House Rules

Here’s a collection of XP-related house rules. I’ve actually been using these for most of my ACKS campaigns; it’s time I post them…

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The Life-Cycle of a Wizard

(Here’s an explanation about how Wizards work in my Age of Autarchs campaign. I’ve had this saved as a textfile in my folder of campaign notes and figured folks might be interested in it from a worldbuilding perspective.) (Note that … Continue reading

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Simplified Ceremonies

(One of the henchmen in our campaign is an Ecclesiastic – a ceremonial caster devoted to the Light of Truth. So far I’ve been handwaving his ceremonial casting, but in the background I’ve been thinking on how to treat ceremonial … Continue reading

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Orcs of Minaria

The Age of Autarchs game is going strong. I’m so busy with gaming that I haven’t posted to the blog at all. Here’s a quick-and-sloppy update about Orcs. This is the background for Ocs in Minaria: Orcs are grotesque beastmen … Continue reading

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Firearms in Minaria

(I ran a kickoff session for my new campaign last week. One of the questions I put to the players was whether they wanted gunpowder and firearms in the game. They decided to go for it, and one of the … Continue reading

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Greater Serpent-Men (Draft)

(There was some discussion about Snake-Men on the ACKS Discord that linked to my old Serpent Men Custom Classes post. I’m dredging up a related post that I had in draft but didn’t publish. I never finished the flavour text, … Continue reading

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