The 2e realms box September 14, 2014
excerpts_mm September 10, 2014

Bringing back the Minicast for 5e

September 7, 2014



So 5th Ed. launched and it’s a thing, and I want to get back to doing what I like with D&D, which is talking with and helping DMs with their games. So I’m bringing back my old (and ENnie nominated) NewbieDM Minicast. It’s been far too long.  If you’ve never heard of the minicast, it […]

Posted in: 5e D&D, Gaming

Critical effects on 20/20 rolls with Advantage

September 5, 2014



Back in the old days, we played D&D with the Loremaster Critical Hit/Fumble charts. They added some nasty effects to the game, making it really deadly. Like, sever someone’s spine and leave them paralyzed for the rest of their lives deadly… I thought that it would be cool to introduce something similar to my game and […]

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A quick note for new D&D players

September 4, 2014



Public service announcement time:  You may be curious about D&D, you may be starting out with the game, as there has been a lot of press lately about it. There’s a new edition, the game is celebrating its 40th anniversary, so there is a lot of D&D noise being made. I wanted to help you […]

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Posted in: 4e D&D, 5e D&D, Dragon Age

My homebrew 5e DM Screen

September 2, 2014



Since WOTC has yet to release a screen, I decided to make my own. I bought a customizable GM Screen from Amazon recently, and printed out some charts and stuff I found online.  One thing I did add to my screen now that 5e’s Bounded Accuracy makes monsters more threatening to PCs on a wider […]

Posted in: 5e D&D, DM Tools, Gaming

Quick Look at the DnD 5e Player’s Handbook’s Part 1

August 8, 2014



Well, the day is finally here. After speculation, announcements, and years of play-testing, the 5th Edition of Dungeons and Dragons has finally arrived as a hardcover book, with the release of the Player’s Handbook. We finally have in our hands “Everything a player needs to create heroic characters for the world’s greatest roleplaying game.” And you […]

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Posted in: 5e D&D, Gaming

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