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6 Random Dungeon Rooms V

6 Random Dungeon Rooms V<p><b>1.</b> You enter a 20x20 chamber with a nondescript stone throne in the center of the room. Anyone who sits on the throne has to …

Dungeon Checklist

Sometimes I write dungeons. Today I wrote a checklist of things to put in the dungeon. The first couple items are pretty obvious, but it's still good …

5 Room Dungeons & Filling Your Dungeon with Adventure

A couple of weeks ago on the <i>Campaign Trail</i> I looked at the 4 Types of Dungeons. This week, I wanted to continue my look at building dungeons using a …

On Fighters & Fighting: Part Two

<b>Expanding On Style</b><p>The previous post on Fighters talked about the perception of the class as boring, or bland, and attempted to provide a context that …

Easy monster creation for BD&D

Continuing my series on simple fighters and wizards, I will skip clerics and thieves for now and go directly to simple monsters. I'm starting to …

The Flexible Fighter

It has often been said that the BD&D fighter is a simple class (at least until level 9, where you have some domain management to take care of). Even …

Single Digit Weapons

In the original D&D (the boxed set from 1974), all weapons caused 1d6 damage. Variable weapon damage (with d4s, d8s, etc) was introduced by Greyhawk …

Sayadaw U Pandita, influential Burmese meditation master, dead at 94

Sayadaw U Pandita was a prolific Buddhist teacher who had an exceptional influence on American Buddhism.<p>The modern Vipassana meditation teacher …

How to use Google search to find your lost Android phone

Run a search for your Android phone via Google it'll pinpoint the phone's location on a map. The feature even works with a lost tablet.<p>We've all lost our mobile phone at one point or another -- sometimes in our homes, sometimes in the car and sometimes out in the wild unknown. Now instead of …

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