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"Hi dro chloric." The alchemical name tasted foreign in my mouth. "And that is the strongest acid you have?" I didn't want to take any chances with the trolls.

Tired of arming yourself with plain old acid? Looking for new weapons to use against Black Dragons, Digesters and other acid immune creatures? Looking for new ideas to create different creatures and traps? Better Damage through Alchemistry is a short book for use with the Open Gaming License, Version 1.0a, System Reference Document.

Within you will find new ways to liven up your game and breath new life into the Craft (Alchemy) skill. The article contains descriptions and rules for creating and using three types of acids, three types of bases, and 13 natural elements and other alchemical items that are very dangerous in the right (or wrong) hands.

Better Damage Through Alchemistry was the first installment in the highly popular Campaign Detailer Series, a series of bargain-priced products designed to help liven up your game by providing you with new and detailed crunchy bits along with new ideas that enhance existing facets of your gaming experience.

The Campaign Detailer Series

The Campaign Detailer Series is a series of bargain-priced products designed to help liven up your game by providing you with new and detailed crunchy bits along with new ideas that enhance existing facets of your gaming experience.
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December 31st, 2012
Game system should have been better marked, it showed up in a search for a different one that it turned out to be. The items described were quite underwhelming for me, but of course, it's a plus that it wasn't overpowered. I really liked the artwork in [...]
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September 21st, 2011
Iron Nuggets Because of the overcomplicated and tedious crafting rules that has plagues D&D from the age of time, books on the subject of making your own things in Dungeons and Dragons have been scarce. More Damage Through Alchemy, by Tange [...]
January 30th, 2011
Better Damage Through Alchemistry describes, as its title implies, how to use chemicals to cause damage and injury in d20 systems. It covers a range of chemicals, including varying strengths of acids, bases, chlorine gas, and so on. All of the [...]
July 27th, 2005
Exactly what it says it is, and well done too. A great resource for alternate items, whether you have an alchemist in the PC group or are looking to buy some more interesting alchemical items. <br><br><b>LIKED</b>: The descrip [...]
April 11th, 2005
If magic is low in your world and you really want to dish out some damage, find someone with some alchemy skills and have them take a look at this. Great way to help non-magical PC's and NPC's an edge against threats that might negate magic, like gole [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on August 12, 2005.