better (for me) basic class titles

February 24, 2012

So, in old-school D&D – prior to AD&D Second Edition – every class had a different title at each level until “name level,” which was always 9th level. Some of these made more sense than others. If the priesthood controls your access to your priestly powers, maybe there really are well-known titles for different ranks. Others are sillier: when a thief reaches 7th level, he’s still just “pilfering?”

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rationalizing basic D&D saving throws

January 6, 2012

I was writing up a big post about how I want to deal with skill checks from now on, but I think I need to write it another time. Instead, I will write about old school saving throws.

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