September Blog Carnival

I've been doing this for about a month now, and have started reaching out to the greater blogosphere.  I've been reading a pile of blogs for awhile now.  Always been a fan.  Never thought of starting one until recently. What changed?  5th Edition D&D.  I'm a big fan of the new edition, but here at… Continue reading September Blog Carnival

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Six Very Special Shields, part 3, Hawkstone’s Bulwark

Another installment of unique magical shields from The Forgotten Realms, from Dragon Magazine #89.Hawkstone’s BulwarkUnique magic armor (shield)The ranger Hawkstone bore this shield in his war against the giants of the Great Glacier and the beast-men (ogres) of Thar.  Some time after his death, his grave was violated and all his treasures stolen, among them… Continue reading Six Very Special Shields, part 3, Hawkstone’s Bulwark

Creature Catalog, part 6, Asperii

Another entry from the Creature Catalog from Dragon Magazine #89.  The asperii later appeared in AD&D 2nd edition's Monstrous Compendium Forgotten Realms appendix. AsperiiLarge elemental (air), neutral goodArmor Class 15Hit Points 38 (4d10+12)Speed 50 ft., 120 ft. flyingSTR DEX CON INT WIS CHA18 (+4) 14 (+2) 16 (+4) 14 (+2) 12 (+1) 12 (+1)Damage Resistances… Continue reading Creature Catalog, part 6, Asperii

Six Very Special Shields, part 2, Thurbrand’s Protector

Skipping a monster today, and going back to one of the shields from Dragon Magazine #89.Thurbrand's ProtectorUnique magic armor (shield)Named for the fighter who found it in a dragon’s hoard, this shield was later sold to King Osbrun of Chessagol, whose treasury and armory were looted six winters ago, some say by magic. The Protector… Continue reading Six Very Special Shields, part 2, Thurbrand’s Protector