Category Archives: Classes

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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Revisionist Theology Pt. 1 – Mjölnir

I’ve been running my Astonishing ACKS campaign for a few years now. I’m pretty happy with how things are going, and am glad that I’ve archived a lot of my thoughts on this gameblog, but there are a few things … Continue reading

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Weapon Master Custom Class

Here’s a custom class that I put together a while back but forgot to post. The Weapon Master is a HD 1 / Fighting 3 variant who trades heavy armour and missile weapons for specialization with a favoured weapon. Download: … Continue reading

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ACKS Vivimancer

Continuing with yesterday’s biotech theme, I’m presenting an ACKSified version of the Vivimancer from Theorems & Thaumaturgy and the Complete Vivimancer. Vivimancers (also known as fleshcrafters) are mages who study the arcane manipulation of biological life. They typically evince the … Continue reading

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