Pathfinder House Rules: Magical Light and Magical Darkness

Pathfinder’s rules for magical light and darkness are a bit of a tangled mess. I realised this the other day (in session #69 of my Shattered Star campaign) when a hydradaemon cast deeper darkness and the party’s cleric cast daylight in response.

Blazing Torch by Matt Morrow

House Rules Musing: Mega Super Accurate Fireballs

I don’t know about you, but it always seems a little bit odd that spells such as fireball detonate in the precise spot the caster desires. Sometimes, I’ve even seen players move the detonation point when they discover they’ve accidentally caught a friend in the area of affect! Surely spellcasters shouldn’t have that level of precision?

By William McAusland (Outland Arts)

By William McAusland (Outland Arts)

GM Advice: Excellent House Rules For Your Campaign

That’s not how it works!” “Yes it is.” “No it isn’t.” Every campaign and game needs house rules. Beyond mere mechanical tweaks they often handle crucial aspects of the session. Having a list of house rules minimises disagreements and maximises fun.

By William McAusland (Outland Arts)

By William McAusland (Outland Arts)