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Dragon Age

Fun in Ferelden

Note: This post contains spoilers for the Amber Rage adventure for the Dragon Age role-playing game. A few weeks ago, I started running Amber Rage, an adventure for Dragon Age from the Blood in Ferelden supplement. Three of the players were from my Dungeons & Dragons group and the fourth was a friend of one […]

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Dragon Age

AGE System Hydra

I’ve written a second monster for Dragon Age Oracle‘s monster design challenge: the hydra. Hydras are monstrous creatures that have roamed the world since the time of creation. While many have been slain by heroes throughout the ages, the monsters still manage to survive deep in the untamed swamplands of the world… Read the rest […]

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Dragon Age

AGE System Medusa

I’ve written up monster stats for an AGE system medusa for Dragon Age Oracle’s monster design challenge. For an ancient slight against the gods, the medusas were cursed with a horrid appearance – scaled skin, poisonous serpents in place of hair, and a petrifying gaze. Confined to the shadows and fringes of society, they now […]

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Dragon Age

Monster Design in Dragon Age

Dragon Age Oracle and Kobold Quarterly are running a monster design contest throughout the month of March. In early April, the best monsters will be voted on and two winners will be picked: best classic fantasy monster and best Midgard monster. Prompted by that contest, I decided to take a closer look at the tools […]

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Dragon Age Dungeons & Dragons

Dragon Age Stunts: Inverting Powers

Last weekend, my brother and I played through a quick game of Dragon Age to try out the system for the first time. One of the more interesting mechanics in the game is its system for stunts. In Dragon Age, attack and skill rolls use 3d6 rather than the 1d20 used by D&D and one of […]