This article was written by a younger Archmage Derek back when the Mage College was still on Blogspot. Take it away past Derek! (Art: Alhammerret’s Archive by Richard Write, Wizards of the Coast) Blast from the Past You’ve decided to play a Battle Master Fighter. Kevin, your table’s optimizer says, “Oh, well at least isn’t Champion, because that would be really boring.” At this point … Continue reading From the Archives: Re-skinning and Roleplaying Part 1
As we were discussing witches on Twitter, someone joked to me that one Commander Holly (@HollyConrad) , also known as Strix the Trash Witch on Dice, Camera, Action might be interested in a Trash Magic subclass. I said, if she wanted such a subclass, I’d make it. Her answer was a very emphatic yes. Soon after, I made this subclass. Let me know what you … Continue reading Sorcerous Origin: Trash Magic
If you keep up with me on Twitter, you may know that yesterday I tried to write a subclass called Beguiler. I was pretty convinced that I could make it a wizard subclass based on 3rd edition’s Beguiler base class. Though ironically, I was greatly deceived by my worst enemy- myself! Today, we’ll take a closer look at how my design went awry and where … Continue reading I Was Beguiled!