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Life and Death in a Mode of Play (Quick Fighter Showerthoughts) – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red The thing is that if you look at D&D as a game that’s about fighting then I don’t particularly agree with you but it makes sense a bit why you have a dim view of the standard fighter and cleric. One comes without any obvious extras and the other just […]

Jeff’s Questions for Old Shadow – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red What is the deal with my cleric’s religion? You probably practice one of the five major real-world religions, but you could also be in a small mystery cult devoted to one of the pantheons of antiquity or in the service of some alien power.Where can we go to buy standard […]

Request Line: Doomseer – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red M-and-DApril 22, 2019 at 11:33 AMDoom Slayer class. Rip and Tear the forces of hell So am I right that this is just the space marine from Doom? Because that’s what Google thinks. That’s just a Fighter or maybe a Paladin with a different equipment list though, I think. It’s […]

Hope Rules – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red I have been known to fuck with Honor and take different stabs at Sanity and I have messed around with Luck and more modern dillies like Advantage/Inspiration. I think I can make all that one thing, maybe touching on combat morale, that fits with my whole darkness-only vibe I love […]

Hey Y’all My Dog’s Dyin. – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red Going to be an interruption of normal service here for a while. Hell of a New Reader Drive I know but I’m never going to put my gamey goofs ahead of what my wife needs. And really what I need. More than I’m ready for.When I put something up again […]

New Reader Drive – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red Right now I have six “DUNGEON MIX” articles on the site. By the end of the year I want to make that TEN.Right now I have 18 Adder Entertainment articles. By the end of the year I want to make that TWENTY-FIVE.Right now I have only six reviews of OSR-And-Adjacent […]

Evolutionists- I’ll Make A Man Out Of You – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red If you have clerics then use those numbers. If you have druids even better, use those numbers and use these guys instead. You can’t use weapons and armor. You have three abilities.I Choose YouYou can transform any animal with less than 1HD into a humanoid who acts/saves as a Fighter […]

Six Paper Mario Spells – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red Duration is 1 exploration Turn. 2D Shape – You can turn two-dimensional, capable of slipping through cracks of less then a millimeter wide or slide under most doors. You maintain your class features and ability scores but you cannot physically attack, though you can surprise enemies on a 3/6. While […]

The Lionfish Dungeon – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red My wife made this.We’re all familiar with invasive species. Those creatures transported to a new habitat who lack any natural predators or deterrents, often coming equipped with big appetites. We know about them from bugs, for example the Stink Bug, currently found in 44/50 states accidentally brought over from Asia. […]

Choose-Your-Own-Houserule Fighters – Basic Red

New Post from Basic Red Balance is for playground equipmentSome of these rules are from other games, some are from other bloggers….I’d like to credit these but I don’t usually keep track, frankly. Please tag yourself or the original author if I miss a citation. Fighters can use any armor, any weapons, and they usually […]