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Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I want to talk about some of the monsters I have to/want to create and why I have to go about making so damn many of them!

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Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I want to try and hammer out a pretty solid timeline and history of both the world and the island.

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Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I want to look at the strange and difficult complications, as well as the awesome benefits that come from building random encounter tables.

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Its been a rough week here. I published this weeks article a week early, and have had some pretty intense shoulder and wrist pain related to using a keyboard 15+ hours a day. So, instead of nothing, I figured I’d put a little peak out there as to what I’m working on rules wise in terms of Coldforged content, so I give to you, Wizard Schools!

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Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I talk about how each class of character is viewed by the different regions and kingdoms. This is the third and final part of three, as this is a much larger concept than I’d originally anticipated!

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Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I talk about how each class of character is viewed by the different regions and kingdoms. This is the second part of three, as this is a much larger concept than I’d originally anticipated!

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https://www.deviantart.com/balaskas/art/Twisted-Mountain-Valley-337950398

Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I talk about how each class of character is viewed by the different regions and kingdoms. This is the first part of three, as this is a much larger concept than I’d originally anticipated!

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https://www.deviantart.com/balaskas/art/Twisted-Mountain-Valley-337950398

Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I’ve built the basic framework of my Piety system. It is a separate document, so let’s get right to it.

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