Fragments of Kaenan-Tal’s journal, detailing the party’s plans to free an angel from its imprisonment and to secure the ring it wears to help them return home. Continue reading
One of the things I loved about later editions of the game is the ideas of templates. It allowed you to come up with all sorts of strange and interesting ways to alter a monster without needing to create something from whole cloth. I’ve mulled the idea over and come up with a quick way to modify existing monsters to make them a bit more special and potentially dangerous without having to create new ones each time.
I wrote these spells and the accompanying spells and items as a extrapolation from Ogre’s Strength. Their effects, if built into other spells via the spell builder would cost the same as ‘The Strength of an Ogre’ as their base.
A recent thread on RPG.Net had an awesome premise. What if you removed Clerics from OD&D and gave their magic to elves?
I thought the idea had merit. The more I rolled it around in my head, the more I liked it. Even if you left Clerics in, the spell creation and class creation rules in ACKS gave a perfect opportunity to build a ‘better elf’… or at least a different one.
In this post I’m going to rebuild the Elven Enchanter class as a divine caster. Their spell list focuses on illusion, enchantment, and transformative magic.
Fragments of Kaenan-Tal’s journal…as discovered many centuries later. It was an interesting experiment by the player to change up how he recorded the events of the session. This was one of those roleplaying heavy sessions where no one rolled any dice but instead they spent a lot of time… frolicking.