Isaac Ellsworth Archive

  • The Dilettante This pdf is 17 pages long, 1 page front cover, 2 pages editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 13 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Rules-wise, this new base-class gets d8, 6+Int skills per level, 3/4 BAB-progression, good ref-saves, spellcasting starting with 2 spells and getting up to 22 at 20th level, spells up to 6th level. The Dilettante casts via int, but may choose spells from the wiz/sor, cle/orc or druid-lists, but they cast these limited spells in a rather unique manner: Via so-called aura points – dilettantes get class level + Int-mod aura points and must spend spell-level aura points to cast a spell they know and with regards to metamagic, they […]

    The Dilettante

    The Dilettante This pdf is 17 pages long, 1 page front cover, 2 pages editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 13 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Rules-wise, this new base-class gets d8, 6+Int skills per level, 3/4 BAB-progression, good ref-saves, spellcasting starting with 2 spells and getting up to 22 at 20th level, spells up to 6th level. The Dilettante casts via int, but may choose spells from the wiz/sor, cle/orc or druid-lists, but they cast these limited spells in a rather unique manner: Via so-called aura points – dilettantes get class level + Int-mod aura points and must spend spell-level aura points to cast a spell they know and with regards to metamagic, they […]

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  • The Vauntguard This pdf is 18 pages long, 1 page front cover, 2 pages editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving su with 14 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Drop Dead Studios’ first new base-class can be summed up with one TV-trope- Crazy Prepared. If TV-tropes have not yet managed to suck hours out of your free-time prior to reading this – you’re welcome. 😉 Kidding aside, though – honestly, there was no existing way to play the trap-creating agent-style fighter and the Vauntgaurd seeks to remedy that, so what does this class do?   Mechanically, the Vauntguard gets d10, 6+Int skills per level, a good BAB and good fort-and ref-saves as well as proficiency in simple and […]

    The Vauntguard

    The Vauntguard This pdf is 18 pages long, 1 page front cover, 2 pages editorial, 1 page SRD, leaving su with 14 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Drop Dead Studios’ first new base-class can be summed up with one TV-trope- Crazy Prepared. If TV-tropes have not yet managed to suck hours out of your free-time prior to reading this – you’re welcome. 😉 Kidding aside, though – honestly, there was no existing way to play the trap-creating agent-style fighter and the Vauntgaurd seeks to remedy that, so what does this class do?   Mechanically, the Vauntguard gets d10, 6+Int skills per level, a good BAB and good fort-and ref-saves as well as proficiency in simple and […]

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