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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Views Read Edit View history. Mersey Leisure Publishing 7: In a word- boring. Tuesday, 31st December, 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.
The book was repackaged with a totally new book of adventures, called Wild Thingsand released inas a way to get rid of excess copies of the first edition of Wilderness Survival Guide.
It also gave you an array of skills without the rules crunch. Weather tables just don’t have a whole lot of appeal, for me, and I found the WSG pretty useless.
Posted by William Dowie at 8: I grew up in a rural area at the east end of lake Ontario, myself and nearly all of my peers have at least basic skills in swimming, fishing with hook and linehunting and any snow or ice related activity.
The WSG has a fairly extensive weather system. I have no use for the cumbersome rules the books present, nor for non-weapon proficiencies. Why is weaving even on the list? 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”.
I mean sure it’s nice to quantify them, but is, for example, blind-fighting worth three times as much as weaving? Another nod to the Wilderness Survival Guide. 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.
Join Date Feb Posts 1, The WSG has a level of detail that the 3. Most gguide the rules about wilderness stuff in eilderness are stuff that I would either look wildernss roughly as needed during game prep or just rule on the fly. Its details on weather and survival are really still unmatched, as far as I know. The DSG’s one redeeming feature is its underdark stuff campaign-level maps, examples, et cetera. Artists that I usually like, like Jim Holloway and Larry Elmore turned out bland and uninspired pieces.
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Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich. While it is presented as an optional system much of the rest of the book rather depends on it’s use.
Results 1 to 10 of Retrieved from ” https: Ar&d Challenges for a low-level party in a wilderness environment Please Help! I like ruling rather than rules, stuff that makes sense at the time we do it. The former system will fit right over any particular gjide and 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.
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.
Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Large amounts of the book won’t be useful since a lot of it is already covered in 3ebut for some esoteric nature-related possibilities and c’mon – what party hasn’t tried to burn down a forest? On the one hand it’s nice to have a coherent set of things that a character can do and a measurement of how well he can do them.
Too much fiddly nonsense about attack penalties in high winds or AC bonuses for cold weather gear or fighting while climbing. Everything else I had already seen from earlier or later products which is too bad because I like Kim Mohan.
That’s why I swore off of 3. I guess there is a first day for everything.
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My underdark is the DSG sample underdark. I also dislike the relative power levels of various skills and their relationships to each other. Originally Posted by Crothian. Errors The following errors occurred with your submission.
The DSG by comparison has a great look at subterranean terrain, including a great mini-Underdark gazetteer that I still use to this day. While there are wilxerness in those books that can be useful, nothing in them really made me think playing without them was a bad idea. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. Wildfrness of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: Most of us had familiarity with boats, vegetable gardening and dairy farming. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: