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[AD&D and me] The Cleric

October 26, 2011

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This is part of an ongoing series. Previous posts can be found here: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Today’s post covers page 20 of the 1987 AD&D Player’s Handbook. Finally! Today we’re getting into what for many people is the core of D&D: the classes. Originally I was going to do a post per class […]

[AD&D and me] : Intermission

October 19, 2011

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I’ve got an AD&D and me post in the works, but it’s just not together today, folks. If you haven’t read the archive, go ahead: Intro Gandalminster? What’s this game about? Strength through Charisma! On the Origin of Races Or tool around a little bit and see what else I’ve written, hmm? See you next […]

GMing for the long (or moderate) haul

October 12, 2011

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Again, no [AD&D and me] post today. It’s not a project that’s dropping, though. The vision is to post something new every Wednesday night, with [AD&D and me] being a continuing series. It won’t be here every week, but it will be here. I’m quite looking forward to writing about it again next week, in […]

The Classification Lens of Callois

October 5, 2011

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I have no [AD&D and me] for you today. That’ll be back next week. But wait! I have another post for you: I’ve talked before about The Magic Circle: Principles of Gaming & Simulation. I never finished the book, but today I want to talk about it a bit more. The author discusses Roger Callois'[1] […]