Tagged: Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome

Technologist Class for 0e Coming in Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome Revision

Technologist Class for 0e Coming in Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome Revision

I’ve been asked to officially write up my technologist class for 0e. A techno studies spells to figure out how to recreate them with (steampunk style weird) science. He can then build devices which more or less duplicate the effects of the spell. Most start out as huge, non-portable devices (think: fill a...

Free 0e Supplement Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome now on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow

Free 0e Supplement Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome now on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow

I decided to go ahead and try listing my free games on DrivethruRPG/RPGNow as “Pay What You Want” games. I’m starting by listing my generally forgotten 0e supplement Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome as a test. I listed it yesterday in the afternoon and it already has 31 downloads, so it seems listing items on...

The Mnemonic Mage Class for Microlite74

The Mnemonic Mage Class for Microlite74

Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome: House Rules for 0e GamesI have been asked for a Microlite74 version of the Mnemonic Mage optional class from Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome (my set of house rules for S&W and other 0e games). Here is a first pass at a Microlite74 Mnemonic Mage class and the rules for mnemonic magic....

Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome Reviewed

Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome Reviewed

I was going through my RSS feed today and discovered that JB has already written a review of Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome at his B/X Blackrazor blog. Go and give it a read — and take a look at some of his other blog posts. B/X Blackrazor is one of my favorite blogs. There’s...

Adding the Mnemonic Mage Class to Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome

Adding the Mnemonic Mage Class to Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome

Mazirian stroked his chin. Apparently he must capture the girl himself. Later, when black night lay across the forest, he would seek through his books for spell to guard him through the unpredictable glades. They would be poignant corrosive spells, of such nature that one would daunt the brain of an ordinary man...

Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome for 0e: Planned Contents

Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome for 0e: Planned Contents

As mentioned in this post, Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome will be a free PDF supplement for 0e and 0e retroclones. Here’s a list of the planned contents: Characters General Stat Bonus Arcane Caster Special Abilities Divine Caster Special Abilities Backgrounds Skills Alignment Body Points, Hit Points, and Healing Magic Spell Knowledge Direct Spell Casting...

Quick Project: Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome for 0e

Quick Project: Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome for 0e

I’m working on a very quick project that I hope to have out by Sunday (or early next week at the latest). Tarnhelm’s Terrible Tome is a quick conversion of my house rules for 0e from 1977 or so to modern versions of 0e like Swords & Wizardry. Many of these rules have...