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Never Underestimate a Coward

Posted on September 26, 2016

Several years ago, I was in a large group playing 3.5. I’d previously made characters to be powerful or efficient, focusing on the dice rolls and less on the RP, but I found I wanted to try something new. So I made my Wizard, who, if you're a fan of Terry Pratchett, you'll appreciate, as he was pretty heavily inspired by Rincewind. But let's just call him the Cowardly Wizard.

Instead of throwing Fireballs and Lightning Bolts, or Flying and Hypnotizing, I focused more on spells like Expeditious Retreat, Dimension Door, and... Web. We were running around a small kingdom doing some errands for the King, which on one occasion brought us…

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