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  • Feats Reforged: Vol. I – CORE Rules The first book of TPK Games‘ ” Feats Reforged”-series is 40 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 37 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   We all have encountered the issue – there just are some throw-away feats that simply become useless over the levels (or are useless in the first place and are only taken as a prerequisite for another feat or a PrC) – this is what this pdf seeks to change: Herein, we get the feats from the core-rules, reforged towards providing scaling benefits throughout the levels.   Let’s for example take the utterly bland +2/+2 to […]

    Feats Reforged: Vol. I – CORE Rules

    Feats Reforged: Vol. I – CORE Rules The first book of TPK Games‘ ” Feats Reforged”-series is 40 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 37 pages of content, so let’s take a look, shall we?   We all have encountered the issue – there just are some throw-away feats that simply become useless over the levels (or are useless in the first place and are only taken as a prerequisite for another feat or a PrC) – this is what this pdf seeks to change: Herein, we get the feats from the core-rules, reforged towards providing scaling benefits throughout the levels.   Let’s for example take the utterly bland +2/+2 to […]

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  •   Sometimes, I’m not that happy with the vancian system. I like it, I really do, but sometimes, for some worlds and modules, I wished for an alternative. Well, there now is one, and Super Genius Games bring honor to their name with   Houserule Handbook: Spellpoints   This pdf is 24 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, leaving 22 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   After a short discussion on the discrepancy between the vancian spellcasting system and the convention of magic-use in literature, we are introduced to a system that is radically different and more in line with literary depictions of magic – a system of spell points. While the idea per […]

    Houserule Handbook: Spellpoints

      Sometimes, I’m not that happy with the vancian system. I like it, I really do, but sometimes, for some worlds and modules, I wished for an alternative. Well, there now is one, and Super Genius Games bring honor to their name with   Houserule Handbook: Spellpoints   This pdf is 24 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, leaving 22 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   After a short discussion on the discrepancy between the vancian spellcasting system and the convention of magic-use in literature, we are introduced to a system that is radically different and more in line with literary depictions of magic – a system of spell points. While the idea per […]

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