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Powergaming: Use Magic Device

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Powergaming

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series PowergamingIn this first proper article on Powergaming (read the intro here), we will look at a 3.5 Skill, Use Magic Device. This Skill is oft neglected by many players, both … Continue reading

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D&D Powergaming: Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Powergaming

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series PowergamingToday we begin the first of a series of (hopefully weekly…) articles discussing various powergaming strategies in D&D, both 3.5 and 4E. But what do we really mean by powergaming? … Continue reading

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Powergaming: Understanding Area of Effect in D&D4E

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Powergaming

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series PowergamingArea of Effect powers, or AoE, are pretty common in 4th Edition D&D. No longer are they limited to Wizards, but can be found in the arsenal of many non-spellcasters, … Continue reading

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Powergaming: Choosing the best powers for your character

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Powergaming

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series PowergamingIn 4E D&D, choosing your Powers is a critical part of your character. Especially since you get so few, it is essential that you choose Powers that won’t let you … Continue reading

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Powergaming: Making a Powerful Fighter or Monk in Core 3.5 D&D

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Powergaming

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series PowergamingIt’s reasonably well known that Fighters and Monks are the weakest classes in 3.5 D&D. Whilst this can be partially be fixed by extending to non-Core books, this doesn’t actually … Continue reading

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Powergaming: Choosing a Wizard School Specialization

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Powergaming

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series PowergamingWizards, apart from being arguably the most powerful character class in 3.5 D&D, have the neat ability to choose to specialize in a specific school of magic, just in case … Continue reading

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Powergaming: Making a Powerful Druid in Core 3.5 D&D

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Powergaming

Druids are one of the more powerful classes in core 3.5 D&D. However, they are certainly not the easiest of classes to play, and there can be a lot of paperwork involved. This article will cover the various abilities, spells, and strategies involved in playing a Druid, and provide simple advice to making a powerful Druid using only core 3.5 D&D. Continue reading

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