Tag Archives: Powergaming

Dice of Doom Podcast 010b: Powergaming in Roleplaying Games – Cuchulain’s Right of Reply

This special episode of the podcast is in response to the Powergaming in Roleplaying games episode. When we recorded the Powergaming topic, one of our frequent contributors, Cuchulain (Paul) was unable to attend as he was sipping cocktails on a beach somewhere. On his return he made it quite clear that he disagreed with a lot of what was said and we decided it might be a good idea to record it for posterity. 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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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: 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: 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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