Category Archives: DMing

Faith: Signature Items (Sarai)

I ran the first draft of these items by each player, but I didn’t mail the entire group. I wanted everybody’s item design to take place in a relative vacuum. Each player knew the early levels I posted in March, … Continue reading

Posted in House Rules, Pathfinder | Tagged | Leave a comment

Faith: Signature Items (Liam)

One thing I do like about Pathfinder is that it goes out of its way to avoid dead levels, or points where a character gains no new abilities. I tried to mimic that in these items. At every level a … Continue reading

Posted in House Rules, Pathfinder | Tagged | Leave a comment

Faith: Signature Items (Jace)

If there’s a single running theme across all signature items, it’s that they’re objectively powerful. Consider today’s item, where the capstone ability is a more powerful, more useful version of time stop, a top-tier 9th-level spell. This is one of … Continue reading

Posted in House Rules, Pathfinder | Tagged | Leave a comment

Faith: Signature Items (Sildroag)

Back in March, when I posted the signature items I’d written for Faith, that was actually everything I had at the time. I wanted to give the players something when they reached L2 and I figured I wouldn’t get them … Continue reading

Posted in House Rules, Pathfinder | Tagged | Leave a comment

Story Accountants

I’ve spoken before about the roles characters play in a group, but there’s also merit in considering the roles of players. Various books talk about the sorts of players a DM might find at his or her table: the thespian, … Continue reading

Posted in DMing | 1 Comment