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HJfor4e #11

HJfor4e #11

Contents include: – Races & Classes: Revisited – > Thief Skills Revisited – > Inherited Deeds Part 3 – Revisited Businesses: Villages – Assayed Equipment: – > Special Weapons (by Bruce Carson) – GM Sections: – > Fumbles part 2: Attack Accidents & Weapon Stress 

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Working towards GaryCon XIV

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HJfor4e #10

HJfor4e #10

Contents include:
- Races & Classes: Revisited
- > Place of Origin Table
- Assayed Equipment:
- > Over a Barrel
- GM Sections:
- > Fumbles part 1: Weapon Accidents
- The Unexplained Chart(s) - Property Rent per Square Foot
- Manors and Manses:
- > Mapping Mania 4 - Hex Crawls
- > Settlements Defined and Lot Sizes
- Lairs Monstrous:
- > Yule Monster - The Ninja-Bread Man
- PDF Bonus Material
- > Mapping Using Cards/Decks
- > Decks and Habitation Levels

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HJfor4e #9

HJfor4e #9

Contents include: – Races & Classes: Revisited – > Soldier Class – Assayed Equipment: – > A Case for Lower-Priced Bows – > Short Bit on Halfling Bows – > An Affluence of Arrows – > Wooden Vessels – The Unexplained Chart(s): Trade Cargoes Chart 

HJfor4e #8

HJfor4e #8

Cover Art by Jiffy! Contents include: – Races & Classes: Gnomes Revisited – > On Druids: In Their Element (by Benjamin Pierce) – > A Gname of Gnomes (part 2) – Assayed Equipment: Drinking Vessels, part 1 – > Units of Measure – > Horn 

HJfor4e #7

HJfor4e #7

Contents include:
- Races & Classes: Gnomes Revisited
- > A Gname of Gnomes (part 1)
- > Nine-Inch & Forest Gnomes
- Skills, Talents, & Flaws: Skill Sets Revisited
- The Unexplained Chart(s): Beasts of Burden (speed, carry cap, & price)
- Assayed Equipment: Drinking Vessels, part 1
- > Units of Measure
- > Horn Vessels
- > Metal Vessels
- Manors & Manses:
- > Mapping Mania 2: Scaling Maps
- > Inherited Deeds - Revisited: Part 1 – Table 3P Analyzed

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HJfor4e #6

HJfor4e #6

Contents include: – Races & Classes: The Halfling Conundrum (Halflings revisited) – Manors & Manses: Halfling Agriculture – Assayed Equipment: Halfling Armor & Other Equipment – The Unexplained Chart: HM4e Reincarnation (by Michael Mars Russell) – Lairs Monstrous: GM’s Advantage – Dragons (by Mykal Antczak) 

Where do I get ideas for articles?

Where do I get ideas for articles?

Basically everywhere. I have ideas on thousands of topics in some state of development, but often a Facebook post on a particular topic spurs on development on that topic especially if I did some more research to phrase or confirm statements for my responses and 

HJfor4e #5

HJfor4e #5

Contents include:
- Polearms, part 1: A Closer look at Halberds
- Transportation, Part 3: Sleds, Sleighs, & Stoneboats
- Mapping Mania, part 1 (Sandboxigons)
- Squad Hit Matrix: 5-man
- Herbalism and Poison Overhaul
- A Closer Look At Dragons, Part Three
- Encounter Distances, part 1: How Far Away is Santa’s Sleigh?

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Spears & Pole Arms: The Main Battlefield Weapons

Spears & Pole Arms: The Main Battlefield Weapons

In playing tabletop role-playing games I notice that few people, other than myself and a friend of mine, ever take pole arms. This is odd since spear of various types dominated most of human history. Greek hoplites used spear, the Macedonian phalanx used long spears