Household Objects (or MacGyvering Non-D&D Ideas into my Games)
So, the other day my younger daughter’s boyfriend’s car broke down. During the diagnosis and repair process, it was discovered that the belt for the “Harmonic Balancer” had to be replaced. Now, I have no idea what a “Harmonic Balancer” is or what it does and I don’t care to Google it to find out. Yet, I cannot help, but to want a “Harmonic Balancer” into my games. This is not the first time that I have been inspired to create something for Rilmorn from a non-fantasy/non-D&D object or idea.
Before I get into some of my odd inspirations, let me talk about Listerine. This one is a cheat; it had a D&D idea in it. In 1992, Listerine put out some great ads; including one with a bottle of Listerine wielding a sword inscribed with “Plaque Slayer” on one side of the blade and “Germ Killer” on the other…
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