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Dynamic Affiliations 4E

I mentioned a while ago that I was thinking about adapting the rules for dynamic affiliations from D&D 3.5’s Player’s Handbook II for use in my 4E campaign. My goal is to help differentiate paragon tier by giving the player characters mechanics to represent a wider scope of influence. The last post I wrote on affiliations […]

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Dynamic Affiliations

The affiliation rules in Player’s Handbook II for Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 allow characters to both gain benefits from maintaining good standing within an organization and also use that organization to further their own goals. I’ve been taking a hard look at these rules in order to mine them for ideas that could be used to […]

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Paragon: More Than A Hero

According to the Dungeon Master’s Guide, paragon tier heroes “are shining examples of courage and determination – true paragons in the world, set apart from the masses.” Unfortunately, the game then assumes that characters in the paragon tier do much the same thing as heroic tier characters – descending into dungeons with a handful of […]