New File: Magic-User’s Spellbook

Front and back cover art, plus 9 form pages for recording known spells in the magic-user’s spellbook.  PDF file, just open and print as many spellbooks as needed.  Drop a couple pages and perfect for that illusionist in your group.

Direct Link:   https://oldschoolgamers.net/download/add-1e-magic-users-spellbook

 

New File: Spreadsheet

I have uploaded a spreadsheet that automates the Treasure Type table, as found in the Monster Manual, Appendix page 105.  Just click the button beneath the table to regenerate the table.

Written in Excel 2010, it has ONE macro which is connected to the button and refreshes the sheet.   Sheets and workbook are protected to prevent accidental deletion of formulas.

New D&D == Munchkin RPing becomes the system

A friend that plays 4th ed emailed this to me. It is from quite a few years back, which would place the author in the 4e era of ‘D&D for those that never wish to lose.’  Read the blog post at THIS LINK, then my responses.

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New files: Spreadsheets for AD&D 1e

Today, I added two spreadsheets for AD&D 1e players and GMs.

The first is the ‘Basic Items Shopping Costs’ spreadsheet.  It allows equipping a new level 1 character, or a higher level buying basic items, to select items and quantity from the item types available in the rulebooks.  It then totals the item costs by type totals and complete totals.   A coin conversion calculator is included on the totals page.

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Do dice towers help with randomization?

For my own part, I have always felt Dice towers helped with randomization.  At a bare minimum they prevented player manipulation (I knew a few folks in college that rolled really well, above average in fact, until the introduction of a dice tower) and I suspected the abrupt stop of the dice prevented them from rolling till they found their center of gravity…which if they were off-balance… would lead to skewed rolls.

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