Hey everybody! Just a head’s up that THIS Saturday, May 23rd, to celebrate the release of Dungeons and Dragons’ new Monster Manual 2, is Worldwide Dungeons & Dragons Game Day! This is actually the second D&D Game Day this year (the first was on March 21st for the release of Player’s Handbook 2). So what […]
Good news, folks! WOTC made a surprise move by offering the Keep on the Shadowfell and the quick-start rules that came with it for free. That’s right, free! Our group just played through the module and we had a grand ole’ time. That’s not to say the adventure is something spectacular, but it certainly isn’t […]
As a gamemaster, you must never discount that player motivation will often trump character motivation. Sure, everyone likes to brag about games with “deep roleplaying” and “staying in-character” and most of the time experienced roleplayers have little trouble separating their desires from the character’s. However, sometimes there’s a carrot dangling that no player can resist […]
It was just a few weeks ago that Wizards of the Coast announced their decision to immediately discontinue their distribution of DnD via PDF. Which, you know, screwed over a whole lot of people who have paid for multiple downloads of WOTC content. The publisher cited digital piracy as the reason for its decision. Immediately, […]
Last time I told you all about two of the ways to handle overland travel in D&D (and other fantasy games). Today we’re going to jump headfirst into even more techniques. Again, think of these as different knobs and dials you can adjust in order to make overland travel as easy or as complicated as […]
Sometimes, an idea is presented that is so awesome that I hate that I wasn’t the one that thought of it! This is oneCourtesy of Sham’s Grog ‘n Blog, Chgowiz’s Old Guy RPG Blog and Mike’s Society of the Torch, Pole and Rope comes the One Page Dungeon Creation Contest.
Welcome, weary internet travelers! The kind overlords at Ideology of Madness have given me this new column as a place to spew my incoherent babbling about gaming. Some would say I already do that enough over at The Podge Cast, but some brain droppings are better consumed in a visual medium such as this than […]