-Shamus, Wednesday Jan 3, 2007
Bay is sick this week, so I’ve strong-armed them into letting me do this one.
I’ll admit as both a player and a DM I still don’t get the walking thing. But he was right, nothing will entice a group more than the promise of a horse-powered time skip. Or the more modern alternative, some big magic teleporter that sends you from important city to important city a-la fast-travel. Or trains, those show up a lot these days.
It’s funny to think how even D&d ‘technology’ changes as time goes on.
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