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What does the wizard's “Familiars” feature do?

DCC Core Rulebook pg. 49 Familiars: More than one wizard has found comfort in the company of a black cat, hissing snake, or clay homunculus. A wizard may utilize the spell find familiar to obtain ...
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Do +1 weapons add their bonus to attack, damage, or both?

Self-explanatory. I've combed through the DCC core rulebook but I couldn't find a clarification on what a magic weapon's bonus actually applies to.
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How does spellburn healing work with several ability scores

In DCC RPG, a Wizard may sacrifice some points of Strength, Agility or Stamina to give a one-time bonus on a spell check. These points of ability scores are not gone permanently, but can be healed. ...
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Is there no “exploration speed” in DCC RPG?

DCC RPG distinguishes between ten-second rounds for combat, and ten-minute turns for exploration (p. 76), and gives speeds for actions (p. 77) and for overland moment (p. 308), but appears to be ...
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Do you get stamina modifier to hp at level 1?

When I read the 4e book cover to cover, I got the impression that at level 0 you got d4 hp + stamina modifier and then at level 1 you got your class die of hp but no stamina modifier (at level 2 you'd ...
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How do clerics determine their own known spells?

In Dungeon Crawl Classics, the known spells for wizards and elves are for the most part randomly generated for each character. How do clerics determine their own known spells? An ideal answer would ...
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What is a “funnel”?

I often see the term "funnel" used in describing adventures or campaigns, but it's not clear to me what it actually means. An example of this kind of use is this blog post talking about ...
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What happens on a disapproval roll of 0 or less?

The Deity Disapproval table on page 122 lists the penalties for a Disapproval roll of 1 through 20+. However, it appears to me that a roll of 0 or less is not only possible, but highly likely. The ...
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Good source for a dark/weird dryad concept?

I'm working on an adventure that involves obtaining the wood from a dryad's tree, and would like to present the dryad as something other than the typical depiction. I have some ideas, but am curious ...