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Yes, you can search multiple times. It is limited by time/danger though: each search of a 10'×10' section takes ten minutes (1 turn). Searching a 10'×10' room 10 times would take an hour and forty minutes, which will eat up torches, lantern oil, and trigger a few wandering monster checks. It would also waste a lot of time if the adventure is ...


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The second edition books have recently (mid 2015) become digitally available on dndclassics.com. At least, the Player's Handbook and Monstrous Manual have. The Dungeon Master's Guide still seems to be missing.


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Technically speaking, you could buy a physical copy, at which point it should be legal to make or own a digital copy. Then the seller could just hang on to it for you, avoiding the postage fees. However, it would be hard to claim the seller wasn't using your copy as their own, while you were using the digital copy independently, which would violate the ...


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I think the official answer is it's a one-time deal. But lots of people allow re-rolls. A guy in this discussion says you can't. A guy on this blog says you can (though "old school D&D" may not refer to AD&D). As the blog says, multiple searches and/or multiple party members searching is the best way to ensure you find all the secrets. As both ...


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I always go by "Hit Dice". For example, a skeleton has a "Hit Die" of 1. Meaning it's a 1st level creature. I also determine this for their health. In the book it references anything that just says hit dice (and not specifying health points) you use a d8 for their health. So if I wanted to roll for a 3 h.d. creature, I can have a max health of 24. I use my ...



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