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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However, he felt that “for every error there are a dozen good points of details; the WSG gets proficiency checks ‘right’, correcting a major DSG error”. The system presented is eminently usable and survivwl as do all the climatic bits the tropic, the arctic, and everything in between.
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I’ll take the other side of the fence and recommend the DSG over 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. While it is presented as an optional system much of the rest of the book rather depends on it’s use. This page was guiide edited on 2 Julyat Too much fiddly nonsense about attack penalties in high winds or AC dilderness for cold weather gear or fighting while climbing.
It makes the guuide more challenging, dangerous and exciting than almost any dungeon … Simply, the Wilderness Survival Guide is absolutely terrific. 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 da&d it turns out to be something they don’t care about.
Adding to that- pointless. Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, Another nod to the Wilderness Survival Guide.
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Wildsrness underground info cave types, hazards, etc is also useful, if you don’t already have a source for information like this. All told the WSG is a really weak book. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. I grew up in a rural area at the east end of lake Ontario, myself and nearly all of my peers have at least basic skills in swimming, fishing with hook and linehunting and any snow or ice related activity.
Sd&d had to quit reading it through cover-to-cover because after about half a page my eyes would start to glaze over ailderness descriptions of climate or terrain features or non-weapon proficiencies.
What I got was just sad. It’s got some great adventure locations and predates the hostile FR underdark takeover.
It’s like the art director handed out assignments and told them to come back tomorrow with finished pieces. The cover isn’t bad though. Tuesday, 18th September, A secondary skill roll gave you a bit of character background.
Dark Sun Dark Sun: While there are plenty in those books that can be useful, nothing in them really made me think playing without them was a bad idea. Guidr Read Edit View history. If your secondary skill is sailor you can just assume a number of related skills, boating, sailing, weather forecasting, knot tying, etc.
The book also covers PC resources, such as: Need to know the number of daylight hour depending on your latitude? Much of the material in the book details the environment, about terrains, major wilderness hazards, and weather. But this information can largely be summarised by the set of tables that are found at the end of the book. The WSG add&d a level of detail that the 3.
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I also dislike the relative power levels of various skills and their relationships to each other. Some conversion of the information within the books [to d20] would be necessary, of course, but is the basic information in it useful, realistic, easily adaptable, etc?
Want to know survical mechanics of getting stuck in a tornado? Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich. Saturday, 6th December, There have been other products detailing caverns, dungeon environments and ways to operate within them. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: It also gave you an array of skills without the rules crunch. I have no use for the cumbersome rules the books present, nor for non-weapon proficiencies. Join Date Jun Posts 2, Also, eilderness these books are worth buying, are there others in the series?
Join Wildegness Feb Posts 1, Honestly I hate that kind of stuff.
Printing and production are, as usual, good; no typos or glaring gaps. You know, until the DM makes a ruling about, say, the value of a fur dropping if it’s not properly removed and cured; then the party’s Halfling Thief remembers that his secondary skill is furrier.
I also feel that the environmental information in the 3.
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