thief Archive

  • Tavern Tales Mini-Adventure #1: A Thief in the Night (5e) The 5e-version of the first of the Tavern Tales mini-adventures clocks in at 6 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Wait, before we do: This mini-adventure can be pretty easily employed on its own, but its intention is to be run in conjunction with one of the taverns featured in Tangible Taverns: A Trio of Taverns, namely Blackberry Bill’s. In case you’re not familiar with it: Think former, gruff dwarven adventurer obsessed with blackberries who has a hidden location where they grow like crazy. The cast of characters, […]

    Tavern Tales Mini-Adventure #1: A Thief in the Night (5e)

    Tavern Tales Mini-Adventure #1: A Thief in the Night (5e) The 5e-version of the first of the Tavern Tales mini-adventures clocks in at 6 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Wait, before we do: This mini-adventure can be pretty easily employed on its own, but its intention is to be run in conjunction with one of the taverns featured in Tangible Taverns: A Trio of Taverns, namely Blackberry Bill’s. In case you’re not familiar with it: Think former, gruff dwarven adventurer obsessed with blackberries who has a hidden location where they grow like crazy. The cast of characters, […]

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  • Eyes of the Stone Thief (13th Age) Eyes of the Stone Thief (13th Age) This massive mega-adventure clocks in at 364 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 7 pages EXTREMELY detailed ToC, 3 pages index (useful), 1 page magic item index (even more useful), 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 347 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   This book was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print copy. While we haven’t yet finished this massive monster, quite a bit of playtesting went into this review.   We begin this book with an interesting explanation – while […]

    Eyes of the Stone Thief (13th Age)

    Eyes of the Stone Thief (13th Age) Eyes of the Stone Thief (13th Age) This massive mega-adventure clocks in at 364 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page inside of front cover, 2 pages of editorial, 7 pages EXTREMELY detailed ToC, 3 pages index (useful), 1 page magic item index (even more useful), 1 page inside of back cover, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 347 pages of raw content, so let’s take a look!   This book was moved up in my review-queue due to me receiving a print copy. While we haven’t yet finished this massive monster, quite a bit of playtesting went into this review.   We begin this book with an interesting explanation – while […]

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  • The Abstract Thief This pdf clocks in at 21 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 4 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 14 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The abstract thief is a new base class that receives d8, 6+Int skills per level, 3/4 BAB-progression, good will-saves, proficiency with simple weapons, hand crossbow, rapier, shortbow and short sword, light armor and also receive prepared spellcasting via Int of up to 6th level. They also receive sneak attack progression at 2nd level, going up to a maximum of +7d6. Starting at 5th level, sneak attack range is increased to 60 ft. and can be combined with abstractions, but more on that […]

    The Abstract Thief

    The Abstract Thief This pdf clocks in at 21 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 4 pages of SRD, 1 page back cover, leaving us with 14 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   The abstract thief is a new base class that receives d8, 6+Int skills per level, 3/4 BAB-progression, good will-saves, proficiency with simple weapons, hand crossbow, rapier, shortbow and short sword, light armor and also receive prepared spellcasting via Int of up to 6th level. They also receive sneak attack progression at 2nd level, going up to a maximum of +7d6. Starting at 5th level, sneak attack range is increased to 60 ft. and can be combined with abstractions, but more on that […]

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  • Thief in the Night    This pdf is 32 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 3 pages of advertisement, leaving us with 25 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may wish to jump to the conclusion.   All right, still here? When the PCs get to the town of Bridgefort, they are scrutinized extensively by the town-guard (Here’s a cool peculiarity – read-aloud texts for succeeded and failed checks) and may even end in jail, depending on their fast-talking skills. Turns out, the city’s been hit by a series of robberies and the PCs may end up taking […]

    B8 – Thief in the Night

    Thief in the Night    This pdf is 32 pages long, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 3 pages of advertisement, leaving us with 25 pages of content, so let’s check this out!   This being an adventure-review, the following contains SPOILERS. Potential players may wish to jump to the conclusion.   All right, still here? When the PCs get to the town of Bridgefort, they are scrutinized extensively by the town-guard (Here’s a cool peculiarity – read-aloud texts for succeeded and failed checks) and may even end in jail, depending on their fast-talking skills. Turns out, the city’s been hit by a series of robberies and the PCs may end up taking […]

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  • SKYRIM Questions answered for our NERD TREK readers at PAX Prime 2011: Our time with Bethesda was limited so we couldn’t ask every question you submitted, but I think we did a pretty good job.   One of the guys from Bethesda told us that ours were the best string of questions by one media outlet he’s ever heard.  I credited the NERD TREK readers and he said he was very impressed.  Great job guys!  Here you go: Toney asked: Will there be Daedric Shrine quests? This question opened a can of worms.  Matt Carofano said that they have intentionally avoided confirming or denying this.  He said that they have NOT really talked about it yet.  Since the press demo […]

    Skyrim Answers from Bethesda!!

    SKYRIM Questions answered for our NERD TREK readers at PAX Prime 2011: Our time with Bethesda was limited so we couldn’t ask every question you submitted, but I think we did a pretty good job.   One of the guys from Bethesda told us that ours were the best string of questions by one media outlet he’s ever heard.  I credited the NERD TREK readers and he said he was very impressed.  Great job guys!  Here you go: Toney asked: Will there be Daedric Shrine quests? This question opened a can of worms.  Matt Carofano said that they have intentionally avoided confirming or denying this.  He said that they have NOT really talked about it yet.  Since the press demo […]

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