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New Class: The Beekeeper – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils Honeyed heroes. Wardens of the hives. Masked protectors of our buzzing pals. Beekeepers use a d8 hit die. They gain experience and roll saving throws as a Thief or Specialist would. Beekeepers begin play with a special type of heavy gambeson, complete with gloves, boots, and mask. When not […]

Free PDF: The Dachshund Dungeon – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils I made a thing for you folks. It’s about a cordial society of Gentledogs trying to live up to their own values, and the wizard who doesn’t want them to. I hope ya’ll like it. Many thanks to Moreven B. for loving Dachshunds so much that she made me […]

Session 123 – “Worst Case Scenario This Guy Wakes Up. Best Case? Muffins.” – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils The party began the session by visiting a curio shop so they could spend some of their money. They purchased a Mini of Switching Places which attunes to the first person to use it and has a 5% chance of crumbling to dust with each use. A Lightning Bolt […]

Deadly Dungeons is now available in Print & PDF! – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils Do you remember my old Deadly Dungeons posts? Each entry in the series described a tricky dungeon room for the players to unravel. They were meant to ready to drop into most any dungeon, and novel enough to challenge even a seasoned adventurer. They were the sorts of puzzles […]

Santicore 2017: d100 Alchemical Accidents – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils Secret Santicore 2017 is finally available thanks to the diligent stewardship of Steve Sigety and layout savior David Sugars. Tons of folks came together to produce these beautiful 90 pages of cool game shit. My own contribution was a d100 table of Alchemical Accidents: While attempting to mix the […]

Free PDF: Mice with Legitimate Grievances – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils I made a three page dungeon for you all. It’s about how roof damage caused by an onioneer’s hubris can lead to violent misunderstandings with other species. You’ll like it. Download “Mice with Legitimate Grievances” ^ That’s the link. ^ Now go play some D&D my friends…. Read more […]

Thoughts on “The Financier” by Daniel Dean – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils The Financier is a phenomenal little class recently posted over on Basic Red. The idea is that you’re the wastrel offspring of some far off nobility. Too pampered to be any use on an adventure. Your main ability is to spend money on the rest of the party, and […]

No-Prep Social Encounters – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils Running a satisfying social encounter can be a stressful prospect. You want your NPCs to feel like people rather than props, and to do that they need to have their own perspectives and goals. They can’t go along with everything the party wants, but neither can they be so […]

I Stand with Mandy. – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils If you haven’t yet, please read these much better accounts written by more relevant figures. Nothing I can say will be as valuable as what they’ve said. Mandy Vivka Stacy Patrick Scrap Princess Scrap Princess 2 Mable Fiona Kiel Kirin I don’t have a unique perspective. I don’t have […]

The Legend of Zelda Adventure System – Papers and Pencils

New Post from Papers and Pencils In 2012 I had a head full of dreams and a blog full of dumb filler posts that nobody should ever subject themselves to. That said, the seven people who did read my blog back then might remember the couple months I spent bloviating about a game called LOZAS. […]