Tag: advanced dungeons & dragons

Dungeons & Dragons: Roll High Perception Checks for Old School D&D

Spot Checks

Since D&D 3rd Edition came along and unified the resolution system for most rolls to a “1d20 + modifiers, beat the target number (DC)” there’s been a small but occasionally vocal crowd that has wondered why perception-based checks end up

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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 1E: What You Need

Player's Handbook wraparound cover

One of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to any roleplaying game is “where do I start?”. When you’ve got a 300 pound gorilla like Dungeons & Dragons dominating the field 30+ years after its birth, it’s only natural

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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 1E: Simple Initiative System

Human pets your tummy, roll initiative

Initiative is arguably one of the most maligned things in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, given the response to the not-so-clear rules presented in the Dungeon Master’s Guide. It has spawned its own free document called ADDICT that’s TWENTY FREAKIN’ PAGES LONG, which

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