The Hotness
Games|People|Company
CRGE: Conjectural Roleplaying GM Emulator
One Page Dungeon Compendium: 2017 Edition
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Dungeons: A Solo Adventure Game
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Fate Core System
SOLO: Solo RPG Campaigns for the Cepheus Engine
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Call of Cthulhu (6th Edition)
Microscope
Hoard of the Dragon Queen
Adventures in Middle-earth Player's Guide
ABS12 Flexible Solo Game Engine
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Call of Cthulhu (1st Edition)
Paranoia
Grimm
Man, Myth & Magic
White Dwarf (Issue 79 - Jul 1986)
Mythic
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
H. P. Lovecraft's Arkham
The Strategic Review (Volume 1, Issue 1)
Kazekami Kyoko Kills Kublai Khan
Ashen Stars
Book 1: The Legion of Shadow
The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
The Plant
Mutants & Masterminds Deluxe Hero's Handbook
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
The Rise of Tiamat
Havoc Brigade
Cthulhu Dark Ages (2nd edition)
The GameMaster's Apprentice
7th Sea Core Rulebook
The Goon: The Roleplaying Game
No Disintegrations
Creatures & Monsters (RMSS)
Mushroom Kingdom Classics
Pisskids and Ratbags
SRM07-05: A Little Wetwork
Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide
Star Frontiers
Star Wars Roleplaying Game: Saga Edition
Arcane Power
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game
Faery's Tale Deluxe
Death Star Technical Companion
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2009
Primary Name
Trailblazer
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 57377
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: 
Year: 2009
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
152 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Soft cover
Publisher: 
Year: 2009
Soft Cover
ISBN-13: 9781449503604
188 pages
Size: 7.00 x 9.00 inches
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the publisher blurb:

Brought to you by the designers of the award-winning Grim Tales, Trailblazer is designed to be fully customizable and compatible with your existing library of 3rd edition settings and supplements. Each section of the work addresses a specific complaint or problem with the ruleset, proposes a solution to the problem, and explains how to integrate each sub-system into your game. Copious designer notes help you fully understand the philosophy behind each change, and empowers you, the DM, to make your own tweaks and changes to get your game running at peak performance.

Trailblazer does not present “change for change’s sake.” Every change is a direct response to real problems raised by players in our own games and by the larger gaming community. Trailblazer tackles problems big and small:

  1. the power curve, the “accident of math,” and the “sweet spot”
  2. DM prep time
  3. CR/EL/XP and encounter design
  4. smoother, faster combat resolution
  5. class balance
  6. multiclass spellcasters
  7. overhauling the skill system
  8. annoyances like grappling, turn undead, 1-2-1 movement, and attacks of opportunity
  9. “The 15-Minute Adventuring Day”

The journey isn't over. . . It's just beginning.

Bad Axe Games peels back the outer layers of the 3.5 rules and reveals the inner workings for all to see. Within this book, you'll find the keys to decoding the d20 rules and gain new insight into the mechanics of your game. Copious design notes detail the thought process behind every design change.

  • Detailed introductory analysis of the "The Spine" of the 3.5 system
  • Fixes for the most common 3.5 complaints
  • Rebalanced classes, races, skills, feats and multiclassed spellcasters
  • Streamlined combat and movement rules, including Combat Reactions
  • Quick and easy Encounter Budgeting
  • Elite and Solo templates to create memorable monsters
  • Intuitive, streamlined rules for iterative attacks, grappling, wild shape, polymorph, summoned creatures, turn undead, familiars, and more!

TRAILBLAZER is an indispensable resource for gamemasters looking to breathe new life into their 3rd edition game and restore a sense of excitement and wonder to their players.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: 4147
Num Ratings: 5
Average Rating: 7.40
Standard Deviation: 0.80
Num Views: 1100
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 1
Users Owning: 17
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.