I know I've been harsh on them before, and their treatment in 90's D&D can stir suspicions of April Foolery. But damned if last week one of my players didn't want to play a harmonica-toting bard. Thus, this class for the 52 Pages rules:
bard as hireling" idea, in that the healing depends on the level of the target as well as the bard.
Dungeon Magazine #136
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