Musings on Our Fifth Session

Session 5 of our War of the Burning Sky campaign was the best session yet! Not only did we get six hours of gaming in, five of those hours were solid roleplay; the session’s combat only lasted one hour. We finally hit...

Massaging Treasure Parcels Jun19

Massaging Treasure Parcels

At the end of 2010, I detailed how I deal with magic items in 4th Edition games. In a nutshell, rather than routinely hand out brand new items, forcing characters to ditch arms and armaments that they may have grown attached...

Perception to find treasure? Mar29

Perception to find treasure?

I once had a player suggest that Perception checks to find treasure were a waste of time. After all, if the DM placed the treasure, isn’t it treasure he wants to be found? If a player rolls too low, what happens to the...