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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I had to quit reading it through cover-to-cover because after about half a page my ad&s would start to glaze over with descriptions of climate or terrain features or non-weapon proficiencies. Adding to that- pointless.
Errors The following errors occurred with your submission. But this information can largely be summarised by survigal set of tables that are found at the end of the book. I found the WSG interesting and it certainly has a wealth of information on climate and terrain. This page was last edited on 2 Julyat Otherwise I just assume, within reason, that if you can do it so can your character.
In addition to new abilities, the Wilderness Survival Guide introduces difficulties and handicaps that players will have to cope with, such as the effects of sleeping in armor and the ease with which a fire can get out of hand.
Artists that I usually like, like Jim Holloway and Larry Elmore turned out bland and uninspired pieces. I also feel that the environmental information in the 3. I mean sure it’s nice to quantify them, but is, for example, blind-fighting worth three times as much as weaving? Large amounts of the book won’t be useful since a lot of it is already covered in 3ebut for some esoteric nature-related possibilities and c’mon – what party hasn’t tried to burn down a forest?
The WSG has a fairly extensive weather system. Newer Post Older Post Home. 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.
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I thin what happened here was that all the good stuff and some of the iffy stuff got recycled into 2nd edition, so anything that was new to me in the entire book was the chaff that wildernese separated from the wheat of 2nd edition; useless, boring crap.
Views Read Edit View history. Shattered Survibal Dark Sun: I also dislike the relative power levels of various skills and their relationships to each other. 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. Want to know the mechanics of getting stuck in a tornado? Need to as&d how a forest fire spreads?
Tuesday, 18th September, The Wilderness Survival Guide covers adventures in the wilderness, including rules and guidelines for weather and its effects, encumbrance and movement, hunting, camping, first aid, natural hazards, fatigue, beasts of burden, and handling combat and magic in the wilderness. Posted by William Dowie at 8: Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft.
On the one hand it’s nice to have a coherent set of things that a character can do and a measurement of how well he can do them.
I like ruling rather than rules, stuff that makes sense at the time we do it. Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.
While it is presented as an optional system much of the rest of the book rather depends on it’s use. The DSG by comparison has a great look at subterranean terrain, including a great mini-Underdark gazetteer that I still use to this day.
The book also covers PC resources, such as: It also gave you an array of skills without the rules crunch. Mersey Leisure Publishing 7: Most of the rules about wilderness stuff in there are stuff that I would either look up roughly as needed during game prep or just rule on the fly.
Originally Posted by Crothian. Retrieved from ” https: Wednesday, 30th November, Everything else I had already seen from earlier or later products which is too bad because I like Kim Mohan.
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Should I yuide these books, what can I expect from them? All told the WSG is a really weak book. Its underground info cave types, hazards, etc is also useful, if you don’t already have a source for information like this. I have no use for the cumbersome rules the books present, nor for non-weapon proficiencies.
Join Date Jun Posts 2, If your secondary skill is sailor you can just assume a number of related skills, boating, sailing, weather suvrival, knot tying, etc. Saturday, 6th December, On the other hand I always feel that PCs get cheated by their small number of skills.
Honestly I hate that kind of stuff. I hope I used the right category description, as the books in question are of the stated category, but note that I would likely use wildenress information for d20 games.
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It seems more like the notes he took while he was preparing to write the book.