Tag Archives: DnD

Expanding Fantasy Heroic Roleplaying: A D&D 4e Hack for Marvel Heroic Roleplaying

Dave “The Game” Chalker recently made an excellent foray into a 4e D&D fantasy hack for Marvel Heroic Roleplaying. Simple, elegant, and iconic hacks like this really show how well and how easily Cortex Plus adapts to diverse genre and source … Continue reading

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Digging Into Infinity – Part 2: Taking 4e DnD in New Directions

Last time I explored the breadth of my recent gaming experiences. I expect I’ll be writing a lot in coming days about my terrific experiences lately with Marvel Heroic Roleplaying both for supers and non-supers games. Throughout it all, however, my core group … Continue reading

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Digging into Infinity: My Explorations of Late

I apologize for the infrequency of my posts lately. Craig Payne has offered some truly great work in the meantime, but I’m eager to return to a regular pace of my own posting. So where have I been? Aside from … Continue reading

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Improv Essentials: My 0-prep 4e DnD Toolkit

In case others may find it useful, I want to share the toolkit I use for running nearly zero-prep, low-maintenance yet rich and engaging games of 4e DnD. When I began running 4e games, I meticulously prepared for hundreds of … Continue reading

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The Fierce and the Furry: Playing a Squirrel in DnD

Sounds pretty crazy, right? Or a whole lot of furry fun. One of my regular DnD players honestly wants to play a squirrel adventurer. In his case, I think it’s a perfect option. Since he may actually use it, I … Continue reading

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DnD without Hit Points, Damage without Math (Part 3)

This is part 3 of 3 in a series discussing an alternate way to track damage in 4e DnD. You can find Part 1 here and part 2 here.  ~ Haze I know, it’s been 3 weeks since my last … Continue reading

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DnD without Hit Points, Damage without Math (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a series discussing an alternate way of tracking damage in 4e DnD. You can find Part 1 here, and Part 3 here.  ~ Haze In my previous post I left a veritable throng of questions … Continue reading

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DnD without Hit Points, Damage without Math (Part 1)

I’m pleased to introduce the first post by our new contributor Haze. Watch as he develops some exciting ideas for 4e DnD that match the direction of this blog. I hope you benefit from his musings as much as I … Continue reading

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Skinning My First 4e Party: Converting DnD characters to PDQ#

I apologize that this has been a while coming, but here are some sample 4e D&D characters converted into PDQ# format and ready for story-rich, rules-light adventuring. If you like airships and especially if you like Eberron, Swashbucklers of the … Continue reading

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DnD-inspired, Story-rich PDQ# Characters

Last time, I introduced the idea of running rules-light D&D-style campaigns using PDQ#. Here is how to easily transpose characters from 4e to PDQ#. If you’ve ever wanted to incorporate thrilling nautical, airship, or mass combat action in 4e, these … Continue reading

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