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Insults & Injuries: A Role-Playing Game Sourcebook for Medical Maladies


You have never read a game book quite like this one! Written by a practicing medical doctor, Insults & Injuries presents real world illnesses in OGL 3.5 system game terms. Why afflict characters with “filth fever” when you can give them rabies, the black plague, or the flu?

Within this sourcebook, you will find dozens of sicknesses that your players already know and fear in a format that allows them to be easily and realistically brought into your games. You will also find expanded rules for more effective non-magical healing.

This detailed book is divided into an introduction, 13 chapters, and five appendices and includes:

* Rules for more than 50 diseases and disorders, their game effects, and how they can be treated by both mundane and magical means.

* A chapter on the effects of alcohol, drugs, and poisons.

* A chapter on mental illnesses and their game effects.

* Rules for adjudicating surgical procedures.

* Three new prestige classes dedicated to nonmagical healing, the Alienist, Chirurgeon, and Physician.

* Special rules on the effects of illnesses upon non-Humans like Elves, Dwarves, and Orcs.

* New spells, equipment, and feats.

With this book, your players will never look at diseases the same way again!


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Matthew C December 01, 2020 7:05 pm UTC
What changed in the 1 Dec 2020 update?
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Greg K December 01, 2020 11:56 pm UTC
I am wondering the same or if it had to do with this product and Skirmisher's 3e/OGL products not being available on drivethrurpg for a while. While I am glad to see it back up and available once again as a stand alone rather than as part of a bundle, I am disappointed that Insults & Injuries was not available when I looked for it back during the Christmas in July sale and only as part of a bundle this past weekend for Black Friday (which is why I passed).
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Matthew C December 03, 2020 5:57 pm UTC
You're probably right, Greg.

I got a notification from OGL Experts of an update a few days before this. But when I searched for that product, it was no longer listed. Now it is visible.
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This title was added to our catalog on October 19, 2012.