"This volume contains more than 110 brand new spells for the four AD&D spell casting classes. This includes more than 30 spells for clerics, druids, and illusionists -- plus 78 new magic-user spells of all levels. [Yeah, Andrew has a thing for magic-user spells!]
That's enough, right? Right?
This collection includes spells for the Witch NPC class (from Dragon Magazine issue #114), one of Andrew's favorite NPC baddies.
Plus it contains spells for clerics of the Cult of Juiblex. Never heard of this cult? It will be a nasty surprise for your players!
If that isn't enough, look for the spells for Frost Giant and Gnoll shaman! Bad guys need more power to combat those dratted forces of Good! This gives it to them ...
All told, this volume contains more than 150 new spells for use with all the D& D games of the 70's and 80's and their retro-clones."
A Book of Miscellaneous Spells Volume 2 By Andrew Hamilton is a perfect Advanced Dungeons & Dragons free resource for the clerics & wizard PC classes as well as NPC's. And it's the latter is my own use for A Book of Miscellaneous Spells Volume 2 is very useful to a dungeon master. Because OSRIC is mix of AD&D first edition Player's Handbook, Dungeon Master's Guide, & Monster Manual. A Book of Miscellaneous Spells Volume 2 lines up vert well for the magic using PC classes & monsters. Each section of the 150 new spells are bracketted & aligned for PC's, NPC's, & their player character classes.
There are some nasty surprises within A Book of Miscellaneous Spells Volume 2 and these include clerics of the Cult of Juiblex, the Witch, & Frost Giant and Gnoll shaman entries. This gives the average dungeon master even more fire power for NPC's. And it's the application for high Fantasy & mid point magick campagins where A Book of Miscellaneous Spells Volume 2. And A Book of Miscellaneous Spells Volume 2 would fit perfectly into AD&D first edition's Greyhawk or even Bloody, Bloody, Arduin.