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Magic March

I’ve decided to document a bunch of my house rules related to magic and spellcasters during the month of March. A lot of these have been kicking around in my notebooks and random textfiles for years, but I’ve never brought … Continue reading

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Diabolists

The diabolist is a non-spellcasting ritual mage who learns the secrets of glyphs, summoning circles, and pact magic. They are a difficult class to play, requiring much planning and foresight to succeed. (This class has not yet been playtested, but … Continue reading

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Glyph Mage (Split Class)

(Earlier in the month, I wrote up the ward mage class based on the Truename rules from the 3e Tome of Magic. In the end I wasn’t really pleased with it, and am making another attempt here. This time I’m … Continue reading

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The Summoner (Split Class)

Summoning is an ancient, nearly extinct, magical art. Summoning circles, in particular, have been abandoned because of the hazards involved. Such rituals create a temporary dimensional gateway calling a random creature from the nether world. The monster will serve its … Continue reading

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Ward Mage (Superseded)

(In the end, I wasn’t really pleased with this split class. It has been superseded by the glyph mage, based on the Glyphs of Cerilon article from Dragon #50.) A ward mage is an arcanist dedicated to the study of … Continue reading

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Binder (Split Class)

This time I’m going to step outside the box a little with my Magic March posts. The Tome of Magic was a supplement produced near the end of D&D 3e. It presents a number of alternate magic systems, one of … Continue reading

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Warlocks

Here is a spellcasting class adapted from the elementalist (found in the HackMaster Spellslinger’s Guide and D&D 2e) and my homebrew sorcerer class. The name itself (and picture at right, by McKenna) is taken from the Palladium FRPG. Warlocks are … Continue reading

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