Kender Animal Companions by Kipper Snifferdoo (Aug 6, 2003)
Kender often travel alone. This should not be a surprising fact. Believe it or not kender are often shunned in many place around the continent. For as often as they make friends they also happen to lose them. Plus many non-kender companions have a base of operations or a home and family. For many free-spirited kender this can be a drag. Numerous kender frequently find themselves wandering the continent all alone. One alternative to this solitary existence for many kender happens to be a pet or animal companion. Kender love animals of all types and are not embarrassed at all about talking to them or treating them as a trusted ally. (Dwarves happen to think this bond occurs from the fact that both have such a limited intellect.) Kender often take pets that are small enough to ride in a pouch or mobile enough to keep up with them on their journeys across the world.

Kender and the 3E Halfling by Kipper Snifferdoo (Jul 8, 2002)
In Third Edition Dungeons and Dragons Wizards of the Coast made numerous changes and improvements to many things. Among them was the changes made in the Third Edition Halfling. Anyone that’s ever played a halfling in Advanced Dungeons and Dragons understands the contrast between the old and new halfling. Some people have stated that the new halfling is finally a “real halfling” or a “gamer’s” halfling”, or that the new halfling is finally worth playing after the “ridiculous, weak and puny” halflings of old. What they fail to realize however is that the New Halfling is essentially a kender in halfling clothing. Most of what the new halfling is based on is actually information on the kender race from the DragonLance Saga. This article will describe the new third edition halfling and their relation to kender.

So, You Want to Play a Kender Wizard? By Trampas Whiteman (Mar 1, 2002)
Chuck was excited about his new Dragonlance game. Tony finally got Fridays off, Karen brought her new boyfriend Jeff, and Kenny was there to offer his unique flair into the game. Chuck had everyone roll up characters using his new copy of Dragonlance Adventures 3rd Edition (DLA3e), which he downloaded off the Nexus. Tony rolled up a dwarf cleric, Karen rolled up a tinker gnome, and Jeff had a Knight of Solamnia. Kenny merely had a smirk on his face. Chuck had learned from past games that one of Kenny's smirks meant trouble, so he asked Kenny what he was playing. "I'm going to play a kender wizard!"

How to Handle Kender Cities by Kipper Snifferdoo (Aug 12, 2001)
So, as a DM, you’ve decided that it’s time your players face the most horrifying, perilous, location known to man, elf, and dwarf on the face of Krynn. No I’m not talking about Nightlund or the Plains of Dust, I’m talking about Kendermore. Some people may think your payers have done something to make you really mad or you’re just a DM that delights in torture, either way kender villages and cities, if not managed properly, can be a nightmare, not only for players, but especially for DM’s that try to have every kender in the city meet and greet the player characters and fleece them of all their property. Well there are a few things you can do in any large scale kender situation that should help to keep things under control, well as much as can be expected with kender anyway.

How to Handle Handling by Kipper Snifferdoo (Jun 27, 2001)
One of the many challenges a DM's faces in allowing a kender into their games deals with how to work with handling. It is one of the most debated and misunderstood of all kender traits. This article will explain what handling is and different ways a DM can deal with it in their games.

Playing a True Kender by Cowig Logsplitter (Jun 10, 2001)
The problem with kender players is they can be awfully annoying, especially when the player is new to kender roleplaying. For example, a new kender player will automatically assume that playing in character involves talking non-stop, annoying the Dungeon Master, and greeting any creature that could potentially harm the party. In short, some kender players are so annoying that the other players pray for a monster to roll a good old fashioned critical hit while attacking a kender. The point of today's essay is to explore several topics that will hone your kender playing skills. Just sit back and relax, it's fun for the whole family.

How to Create a Unique Kender Character by Standback and Kipper Snifferdoo (Jun 10, 2001)
A kender's combination of mischief and innocence is what endears kender to us so much. The problem is, many people who try to create a kender character will stop right there - just take the stereotypical description of a kender, tack on a silly-sounding name, choose which of the traditional kender weapons their character prefers, and maybe mention which bright color the kender's leggings are. The result is a Tasslehoff clone.

A Quick Note to DM's About Kender by Mark Hall
One thing I noticed you didn't have on your page was advice for referees who find themselves faced with kender. Now, I've had one kender player, and he was fortunately a good one, but I did inform him of some rules that kept him honest about playing a kender.

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