Monthly Archives: April 2013

CaSE #21 : Optional Mechanics.

No sense in running your own game if you can’t change things up a bit, right ?  As the player in a friend’s campaign, you’re bound by their rule set and their choices for their game.  When you run your … Continue reading

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L5R – “20 Goblin Winter” – Interlude

The entire party has been killed, with the exception of T.F.’s character SHOSURO YAMA.  This is the first “party wipe” for our group, in any RPG, for at least 15 years.  None of the group faults B.P. for this outcome.  … Continue reading

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L5R – “20 Goblin Winter” – Part 4

After the encounter in the cherry tree grove, the group faces no challenges on the trail. At nightfall they stop and set up camp.  Busy at the task only ZABUZA (played by Q.D.), the hulking Crab bushi who had fought … Continue reading

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CaSE #20 : How XP is Handled.

The Challenge Rating (CR) system of D&D v.3.5 has good mechanics behind it, particularly how it awards Experience Points (XP).  Unless you decide to award enhanced XP for a scaled-up monster, or bonus XP for role-playing or heroic actions, it’s … Continue reading

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The Big 200 !!

With the publication of L5R – “20 Goblin Winter” – Part 3, d20horizons has hit a milestone: As always, d20horizons is grateful for the attention and following of its long-time devotees, and welcomes newcomers to enjoy this blog as well. … Continue reading

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L5R – “20 Goblin Winter” – Part 3

The quiet, mysterious Naga leads the group to a spacious subterranean chamber.  The walls and floor are hard-packed earth; phosphorescent lichen fills the room with a comforting glow.  The Naga tells the group to remain here and rest.  He exits … Continue reading

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CaSE #19 : Of Gods and Clerics.

The topic of gods and the nature of divinity in your campaign are issues a DM may wish to sort out before his campaign begins.  Let us break the question into two parts. Question the First… What is the actual … Continue reading

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