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How do you make a wizard who doesn't need a spellbook?
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Have you considered solving the underlying problem, which is your spellbook's vulnerability? You're an Illusionist; you ought to be able to conceal your prized spellbook using your character's ...

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Non-lethal weapon damage - does a magic bonus add?
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The rules don't say either way literally, I don't think, but they do say so by inference: A magic weapon's enhancement bonuses apply to attack and damage rolls. Dealing nonlethal damage with a weapon ...

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Is it legal to write and distribute adventures or campaign settings for D&D 3.5?
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Yes, and the law says you don't actually need the Open Game License to do it. But, You probably need to use the OGL anyway because the world is crazy. The OGL is the legal vehicle that most ...

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How can I use a frame story and keep a sense of danger and mystery?
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If I may, you're playing a fantasy roleplaying game in which things are not necessarily what they seem. All you have to do is make the frame story look like veteran adventurers sitting around in a ...

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How can I mechanistically empower a prophecy or fortune without railroading the plot?
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"You cannot alter your fate, my prince. However, you can rise to meet it if you choose." -- Princess Mononoke That film has some excellent fate vs. free will discussion, and is rich in lots of other ...

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How does acquiring a template that changes hit dice affect pre-existing hit points?
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From the SRD, specifically Improving Monsters, in the section "Reading a Template" (emphasis added): Most templates do not change the number of Hit Dice a monster has, but some do. Some ...

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How to communicate with your summons?
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You are right that the key word here is "communicate," but unfortunately, because that word has no specially-chosen meaning in the RAW, The answer varies depending on the creature summoned, and may ...

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Differences in D&D 3.0 and 3.5 core material not in the SRD
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(Note: If anyone wants to add specifics on crunch to my answer, or copy-paste my answer to use as the basis for a better answer, please do so. I don't know enough to be helpful!) I presume your ...

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Is there a product that offers hexagonal dungeon tiles?
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Maybe buy some used Heroscape maps? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heroscape

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Published adventures rewarding an athletic stealthy character
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I don't know of specific adventures, but I can give you some advice for writing your own. For instance, have you seen the chase rules for Pathfinder? An athletic rogue would really shine in a chase ...

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Working "add-on" powers system for DnD 3.x?
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I have a slightly off-the-wall suggestion: If you want a flexible general-purpose system to introduce more special abilities to a d20 game, you could buy a copy of Mutants & Masterminds 2nd ...

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Minimizing Arcane Spell Failure with an armored Warforged
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Complete Mage says something useful via a Fighter alternate class feature: http://archive.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/ex/20061010a you'd have to multiclass into Fighter, but you could do it: ...

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