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Keep an eye out for the Charlatan… he’s loose
Press Release from Moebius Website:
Sometimes you’ll run into a character on the street, get some juicy
tidbit of information, and be on your way, only to realize later that
you were had. That might be the Charlatan.
He’s a bit of a con artist, spinning rumor, magical talent, and roguish
charm into whatever he needs at the time. Maybe his heart truly was in
the right place and he led you where you needed to be. Or maybe he had
you chasing your tail to help in his fiendish scheme.
fun part is that he’s probably skipped town about the time you realized
you were played. Though in reality he may simply be in a different
disguise standing right behind you in town spreading confusion about his
sudden exit. You just never know, do you?
The Charlatan is able to step into myriad situations and pull a fast
one over everyone from the average Joe to city guards, nobles, and, on a
daring day, even some archmages. Some of these tricksters even have
just enough magic in their bag of tricks to utter a bit of arcane mumbo
jumbo to back up their words with a bit of razzle-dazzle. With some
clever roleplaying, disguise, and ability, the Charlatan can impersonate
a Magic-User, Cleric, or other magical class and get away with
it. Anything is possible with the right amount of spin, a costume
change, or a touch of magic!
And he’s available now for Mazes & Perils and other OSR systems.
Play this fiendish fella in your next campaign and see just how much
trouble you can get into (and out of) each session… What’s the worst
that could happen?
Those that have been asking after hearing about it, here it is! The Actual play podcast for the Pocket Mimic Podcast, hosted by DM Vince, and his local face to face gaming group. Listen in as Vince weaves the strange tale of the World of Arkonis, a homebrew world with wacky NPC characters, mystery and people to save! The cast of characters is a bunch of characters! We all are friends in real life, so we don't take things too serious, and Vince runs his game with an "old school style" with DM Adjudications, instead of spending time flipping through the book. A Dungeon Master Rules the game, not the other way around when you play, remember that and your games will be 100% better.
As of this posting, we have 5 episodes to listen to and you can download it directly by going to Roll High or Die! Website or use one of your favorite podcast app catchers, such as iTunes, Google play or just subscribe on Android!
"All who travel the forest fear well the cottage of Halia
Whitethorn, a sinister witch who spends her days mixing strange and
powerful potions in her workshop. Her tinctures are renowned for their
arcane properties, but any adventurer seeking her wares is sure to first
find a great deal of danger...Witch's
Cottage is a 5e one-shot dungeon by Jesse Gazic, written for 1st-level
adventurers. The dungeon includes full stat blocks for all encounters
and original maps. Jesse can be reached at jessegazic.com or on Twitter. "
(You can travel here to download it free or donate a small amount if you'd like.)
This adventure (well I want to call it a side quest, because I can see my group blowing through this 7 room adventure in like an hour or less) is awesome and highly recommended to pick up.
The first 3 pages is packed with description of each of the rooms along with how to incorporate this into your game.
The descriptions are enough if you want add a thing or two he…
I was looking around on the web for better character sheets and these images came up in the google browser. I am not sure who did these and I take no credit for them, but its a really detailed explanation & break down of how to fill out a character sheet for 5e. I know sometimes its not easy filling out these sheets and this break down really helps with each spot on there, especially if you are brand new to the game.