Tag Archives: Arcane

Hedge Wizards & Village Wisdom

A quick post while I prep for tonight’s game… Autarch’s Patreon program releases monthly playtest documents (which are subsequently bundled into the Axioms releases). The latest one is entitled Hedge Wizardry and Village Wisdom and details cantrips and other minor … Continue reading

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ACKS Grimoire – Xathoqquan Spells

(The following three spells are for followers of Xathoqqua. I’ve posted them before, but they were hidden in the comments.) Hideous Laughter Arcane 2 / Divine 2 (Xathoqqua) ench Range: 30 ft Duration: 1 round per level This spell afflicts … Continue reading

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ACKS Grimoire – Mage Armour

(I think I’m on a roll. This one’s popular with Warlocks, since it stacks with armour.) Mage Armour Arcane 1 Range: self Duration: 1 turn per level The spellcaster speaks an arcane ward of protection and is surrounded by a … Continue reading

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ACKS Grimoire – Flame Blade

(I’ve got a few custom spells in play already; I figured I should post them online, so here’s the first one – flame blade is a Pyromancer spell that transforms the spellcaster’s weapon.) Flame Blade Arcane 2 elm(fire) Range: touch … Continue reading

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Astonishing ACKS – Armoured Caster House Rule

I think I’m going to soften my stance on human arcane casters in armour. How does this sound… A human magic-user with unrestricted armour selection may cast arcane spells while wearing non-metallic leather scale (or equivalent; AC 3 max). A … Continue reading

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Astonishing ACKS – Dual Casting

One last fiddly post… Here’s my version of the “Half-Value Spellcasting” house rule from Crowbar and Brick. I use this for the Hyperborean Bard and Ranger variant classes. Dual Caster 2 costs 900 XP, while Dual Caster 1 costs 450 … Continue reading

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Astonishing ACKS – Arcane Spell Progressions

This is where I start to get really fiddly with house rules – here are my custom spell progressions for arcane casters. I’m posting these mostly to cut-and-paste into future class descriptions (if I ever get to run an Astonishing … Continue reading

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