Dark Sun 3.5 / Trailblazer House Rulesagain LOL
_______________________________Major(?) House Rules
: Alignment will not be used. There are no alignmentrestrictions for anything.
If a spell/power/item/whatever involves alignment (e.g.
chaos hammer, protection from law
, etc.) it is either removed or generalized.
Detect <insert alignment>
spells are removed entirely.
Protection from <insert alignment>
spells are replaced by one spellcalled
, which grants the effects from
protection from evil
against all creatures in its duration.
Dispel <insert alignment>
spells are replaced by one spell called
(not to be confused with
which grants the effects from
against all creatures.
Cleric domains that pertain to alignment are simply removed.
: Anytime an arcane caster defiles, he earns Defilerpoints. These are explained in detail on page 33 of the Dark Sun 3.5 .pdf.Defiling gives a caster free metamagic and things at the toll of fertile landand his own mind and body. These points can be assumed/absorbed into adefiler score, or resisted and meditated on to rid yourself of.When you accumulate a defiler points, you begin to look and feel like ameth-head and can eventually become an evil butthurt NPC Lich.Defiler points may be meditated away, whereas a defiler score cannot.If you assume defiler points into your defiler score, the associated ability,skill, and fatigue penalties go away. Having a defiler score increases yourdefiler aura and all druids will want to destroy you.
is banned. The ability score boost spells namedafter animals (
Bull's Strength, Cat's Grace, Bear's Endurance, Fox's Cunning,Owl's Wisdom, and Eagle's Splendor
) are replaced by
Warrior's Strength,Thief's Grace, Gladiator's Endurance, Sage's Wisdom, Minstrel's Splendor
: No Trailblazer CON boost at 1st level. To increase difficulty.
: Weapons risk being damaged on rolls of 1 or 20. If anatural 1 or 20 is rolled, your weapon has a 50% chance of taking ondamage. Below are various materials and their hardness (in parentheses)along with any special traits they may have. Weapons like staves, bows, andcrossbows ignore these breakage rules.