The idea of tinkering or modifying magic items has interested me for a few years now, but the mechanics has eluded me until now. Here are three different ways that you might include the idea in your campaigns. Keep in mind that tinkering requires tools of some sort, not just some mumbling and hand waving. And though I use an hour for the tinkering time (to make it somewhat compatible with 5e), it really is up to the DM in how long it should take.

I was thinking of kinds of magic to make the non-human races for the Labyrinth Lord RPG more fantastic. Oddly, the first idea I had was for halflings- the race I least pay attention to.

A Nature Elemental is an extremely powerful creature that removes all traces of  civilization within a certain area and replaces it with the natural setting that existed before. 

I have many supplements that are either on alchemy or have it as a section or chapter. As I was recently rereading some of them, I found somethings lacking. The first are magical equipment for alchemical processes that can also be handy for adventurers (there is a very few out there) and the other rules for discovery. Here is my take on both.

I am always looking for new ways to introduce the odd, bizarre and weird to Gamma World and Mutant Future. One simple method involves The Metamorphica, a free pdf and inexpensive print on demand book that is filled with gobs of mutations and many useful charts. One of those charts is 200 adjectives meant to be used in conjunction with another chart of body parts. You can find it on pages 130 and 131. I got to playing around with the chart and applying random adjectives to artifacts, buildings, locations and sky features.

I asked a friend to review Quantum Flux: Unique Superscience Artifacts. He suddenly had a crisis in his life and can not finish it. I asked if I could post what he did do here and so is the review from Moses Wuldermuth:


Quantum Flux Unique Superscience Artifacts

By Derek Holland and the Skirmisher Game Development Group

A Mutant Future Compatible Product