PF 1e: Necromancer’s Hammer

One of my favorite characters I ever played was Lyle, a halfling necromancer that hates undead. He excelled at taking down ability scores and using many unconventional spells to great effect. This would have been a spell he would have loved to use. Necromancer’s hammer was originally in the Inner Sea Magic Player Companion andContinue reading “PF 1e: Necromancer’s Hammer”

PF 1e: Spell Codex 3

The Collected Knowledge of a Hundred Spellcasters Bringing together all the spells from over two dozen companion sources, the Book of Magic: Spell Codex Volume 3 has something for everyone. These spells have been updated for clarity and expanded to cover classes introduced after their original publication. Gathered together for the first time, these spellsContinue reading “PF 1e: Spell Codex 3”

What Should JBE Publish For?

YOUR OPINIONS PLEASE. I know JBE doesn’t do much these days but we’re still working on new projects, if slower than before. And the whole OGL mess may work itself out. However, I am starting to think of worst case scenarios. Specifically what system should I switch to if needed. The top 3 contenders onContinue reading “What Should JBE Publish For?”

PF 1e: 20 New Arcanists Just Waiting for your Game

Full Eldritch Might at the Power of Your Fingertips Looking for your next big bad? Does the evil overlord need a spellcaster advisor to carry out their bidding? How about a ready-made spellcaster to fight alongside the characters? The Book of Beasts: Arcanist Codex has the solutions you need, arming Game Masters of the FirstContinue reading “PF 1e: 20 New Arcanists Just Waiting for your Game”

PF 1e: Short-Circuited Android

Last month, we shared with you the Appreciate Spellcaster, the first preview of the upcoming Book of Beasts: Arcanist Codex. Now we are sharing with you the next preview for that book. Like other entries in the Character Codex Subscription, ten of the races come from the core rulebook and ten others come from otherContinue reading “PF 1e: Short-Circuited Android”

D&D 5e: Unleash New Weapons on Your Spelljammer Game

Upgrade Your Ship Weapons Not every ship should have stock weapons. Crews that have been sailing wildspace long enough should have better, more powerful weapons. Give your players exciting new ship weapons by going beyond the basics with Spelljammer: Ship Weapon Upgrades. Inside this 5-page PDF, you will find: Fire something creative and unload uponContinue reading “D&D 5e: Unleash New Weapons on Your Spelljammer Game”

3 Suggestions to Not Do Another Orphan

Orphans are such a common part of our inspiring fiction for role playing games that having the people that raised your character present throughout one’s childhood and still alive is almost a rarity. Spiderman, Batman, Superman, the Skywalker twins, Harry Potter, Frodo, the list goes on and on. I have seen this over and overContinue reading “3 Suggestions to Not Do Another Orphan”

One D&D: Decoupling Races from Abilities

In the first One D&D playtest doc, races possessed no ability score bonuses or penalties. At the end of the day, I like it and hate it for the exact same reason. But before I begin, let me just say again that the term “race” needs to go away. It is an imprecise term thatContinue reading “One D&D: Decoupling Races from Abilities”

Spelljammer 5e: Kobold Flame Cannon

We are JBE have decided to try our hand at the DMs Guild. Specifically, I’m writing for Spelljammer because I’m enjoying the game I’m in right now. Sure, I’ve thought of giving the DMs Guild a try before, but I could never find the right product idea. For Spelljammer, we had a great idea. OurContinue reading “Spelljammer 5e: Kobold Flame Cannon”

New Star Battles Space Battle Maps

It has been a good number of months since we have discussed the latest Star Battles Space Battle Maps. So we thought we would share a whole bunch in one post. Check out these beautiful images you can have as the backdrop for your Spelljammer, Starfinder, Traveller, or any other space-themed role-playing game. Click onContinue reading “New Star Battles Space Battle Maps”