Archive for March 31st, 2012


Magic Weapons that Summon Things

31 March, 2012

Quinn Conklin came up with this delightful idea:

Arrow of Summoning I

Aura faint conjuration; CL 5th Slot none; Price 132 gp; Weight 1/10 lb

[Description] This +1 arrow is painted with an oscillating pattern of colours and has black fletching. If it strikes a foe so that it would normally deal damage, it instead conjures a creature from the summon nature’s ally l list next to the opponent. The summoned creature attacks all nearest foes until it is killed or 5 rounds elapse and it is dispelled.

[Construction] Requirements Craft Magic Arms and Armor, summon nature’s ally I; Cost 70 gp.

The summoned creature can immediately attack, the arrow transforming into the creature, attacking and then falling away to an adjacent space to continue fighting.

I thought this was a great idea, so I wanted to do some variants of it:

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April begins, Marching behind

31 March, 2012

April begins tomorrow with a day of fools, pranks not being my specialty do not expect anything clever from me.

The origin of the name of the Roman month Aprilis is unclear, it may refer to the opening (aperire) of buds and flowers as Spring arrives or to the goddess Venus, to whom it is a sacred month.   I am again doing the the Blogging from A to Z Challenge for April, theme undecided.

March, 2012, saw the following posts here:

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