Category Archives: Classes

Gamer ADD – Dungeon Degenerates

I’ve got a ton of other projects and obligations on the go, but I’ve spent the past month playing way too much Dungeon Degenerates. Here’s the game blurb: Dungeon Degenerates: Hand of Doom takes place in the Dark Fantasy Realm … Continue reading

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Viking Templates

Vanilla ACKS is pretty close to the B/X baseline, with one big exception: Proficiencies. The thing that really sold me on ACKS proficiencies was the templates chapter in the Player’s Companion. Jeffro wrote about this before, so I’m just going … Continue reading

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Black City Character Builder

I’ve updated my customized ACKS Character Builder spreadsheet for the Black City campaign: Download: Black City Character Builder (2nd-lvl) (Excel spreadsheet) You’ll need a version of Excel that can use slicers to use this spreadsheet. Input your name, culture (Norse … Continue reading

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The Friar (Cleric Variant)

I’m adding the friar class as an option in my current campaign. It’s adapted from the Fantastic Heroes & Witchery RPG by Dominique Crouzet. Friars are all sorts of wandering preachers and simple parish priests, whose religious ideal is to … Continue reading

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Revised Labyrinth Lord Multiclassing

(I’m swiping the “combining classes” rule from the Basic Fantasy RPG for my Labyrinth Lord campaigns. I think it’s a lot easier than the AD&D/AEC system.) The following replaces the AEC Multiclassing rules (p.24): At the referee’s option, characters may … Continue reading

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Revisionist Theology Pt. 3 – Artemis

This is my third Revisionist Theology post, converting the Empyrean gods of the Auran campaign to the Greek gods of AS&SH. Today I provide guidelines for Artemis. This one was tricky; Artemis is the goddess of the hunt, but I … Continue reading

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Revisionist Theology Pt. 2 – Apollo

As I mentioned in a previous post, I now regret replacing the classical Greek gods of Hyperborea (Apollo, Artemis) with their Empyrean equivalents from the Auran campaign setting (Ammonar, Ianna). I’m considering a ret-con, swapping all previous references of Ammonar … Continue reading

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