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How useful would it be to buy the AD&D Dungeoneer’s Survival Guide and Wilderness Survival Guide? I am considering buying the two pdfs of. Find great deals for Wilderness Survival Guide TSR Ad&d Dungeons Dragons. Shop with confidence on eBay!. A new update to the Wilderness Survival Guide! In this version I’ve included a new optional rule for damaging and repairing pieces of.

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Wednesday, 30th November, Its details on weather and survival are really still unmatched, as far as I know. A lot of the other stuff is stuff we were already doing, like ability checks.

Tuesday, 18th September, Join Date Feb Posts 1, While there are plenty in those books that can be useful, nothing in them really made me think playing without them was ax&d bad idea. The WSG has a level of detail that the 3.

I found the WSG interesting and it certainly has a wealth of information on climate and terrain. The DSG by comparison has a survivsl look at subterranean terrain, including a great mini-Underdark gazetteer that I still use to this day. Views Read Edit View history. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft.

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Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. Results 1 to 10 of Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: I’ll take the other side of the fence and recommend the DSG wildernexs the WSG, and less for its environmental information than for the latter parts of the book, which give some excellent advice on running games and DMing in general.


Looking for a good wilderness-type adventure If your secondary skill is sailor you can just assume a number of related skills, boating, sailing, weather forecasting, knot tying, etc. Also, if these books are worth buying, are there others in the series? I’d certainly recommend the Wilderness Survival Guide. The Wilderness Survival Guide covers adventures in the wilderness, including rules and guidelines for weather wjlderness its effects, encumbrance and movement, hunting, camping, first aid, natural hazards, fatigue, beasts of burden, and handling combat and magic in the wilderness.

A secondary skill roll gave you a bit of character background. Artists that I usually like, like Jim Holloway and Larry Elmore turned out bland and uninspired pieces. However, he felt that “for surgival error there are a dozen good points of details; the WSG gets proficiency checks ‘right’, survlval a major DSG error”.

Join Date Jun Posts 2, Tuesday, 31st December, The book also details how the environment affects PC activities, and includes new information on survival techniques, air and waterborne travel, combat in unusual circumstances, and magic. Obviously this can either be tailored to race or campaign or you could just reroll results you find inappropriate to your setting or race, but most people don’t bother in my experience and just ignore their secondary skill if it turns out to be something they don’t care about.

Join Date Sep Location brink of total screaming madness Posts 6, Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Dark Sun Dark Sun: I think the only part of this book I really liked was the world creation stuff at the end, but even that looked like something I’d seen before. It also has a sweet little section on running games in general a sort of precursor to the kind of material that is in Robin’s Laws of GMing and the 3e DMG2 that crystallised many vague concepts into solid advice.


In a word- boring. Should I buy these books, what can I expect from them? Honestly I hate that kind of stuff.

I also dislike the relative power levels of various skills and their relationships to each other. Originally Posted by Crothian. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: It’s like the art director handed out assignments and told them to come back tomorrow with finished pieces. That’s before you add the schooling. My underdark is the DSG sample underdark. To me it felt like I had just bought a large collection of weather tables, and I rarely ever referred back to the main text itself.

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I had to quit reading it through cover-to-cover because after about half a page my eyes would start to glaze over with descriptions of climate or terrain features or non-weapon proficiencies.

Newer Post Older Post Home. The cover isn’t bad though. Retrieved from ” https: The Genie’s Curse Birthright: It goes into a great level of detail on subterranean adventuring similar to the WSG for above-ground, but for some reason the DSG felt less like a textbook and more like a gaming book.

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