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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Much of the material in the book details the environment, about terrains, major wilderness hazards, and weather. Originally Posted by Crothian. That’s before you add the schooling.

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To me it felt like I had just bought a large collection of weather tables, and I rarely ever referred back to the main text itself. Join Date Sep Location brink of total screaming madness Posts 6, All told the WSG is a really weak book.

Too much fiddly nonsense about attack penalties in high winds or AC bonuses for cold weather gear or fighting while climbing. It also gave you an array of skills without the rules crunch. Tuesday, 18th September, Looking for a good wilderness-type adventure Need to know how a forest fire spreads? The DSG’s one redeeming feature is its underdark stuff campaign-level maps, examples, et cetera. 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.

Saturday, 6th December, I mean sure it’s nice to quantify them, but is, for example, blind-fighting worth three times as much as weaving? It goes into a great level of detail on subterranean adventuring similar to the WSG for above-ground, but for some reason the DSG felt less like a textbook and more like a gaming book.


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.

Join Date Jun Posts 2, 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 this information for d20 games. Newer Post Older Post Home. Also, if these books are worth buying, are there others wilderbess the series?

What Wklderness got was just sad. Views Read Edit View history. 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.

That’s why I swore off of 3. Should I buy these books, what can I expect from them?

DSG also picked up on the 3D maps from Ravenloft. Its underground info cave types, hazards, etc is also useful, if you don’t already have a source for information like this.

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But this add& can largely be summarised by the set of tables that are found at the end of the book. Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: It also has a sweet little section on running games in general a sort of precursor to the kind of material that is in Robin’s Laws of GMing and the 3e DMG2 that crystallised many vague concepts into solid advice.

Av&d Fields Log in. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Artists that I usually like, like Jim Holloway and Larry Elmore turned out bland and uninspired pieces.

The former system will fit right over any particular ruleset eilderness the hunting, gathering and weather damage systems should be relatively simple add-ons to Survival, depending on how far you want to go with it. Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: For the nature and wilderness guide, see Wilderness guide. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait.


Obviously this can either wilferness 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 if it turns out to be something they don’t care about.

I also feel that the environmental information in the 3. Sunday, wildernfss December, The book also details how the environment affects PC activities, and includes new information on survival techniques, air and waterborne travel, combat in unusual circumstances, and magic. Results 1 to 10 of It seems more like the notes he took while he was preparing to write the book.

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Dark Sun Dark Sun: Need to create weather for for any season in any climate and terrain? Not great, just not bad.

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”. Why is weaving even on the list? Like a real sailor would have. Otherwise I just assume, within reason, that if you can do it so can your character.