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

August 8, 2014 by

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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 […]

Talking about the 5e Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

July 6, 2014 by

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I’ll review the product soon, but I wanted to post this here for now… Mike Shea from Slyflourish.com and I recorded a google hangout where we talk about the new 5e starter box for about an hour. If you’re into watching grown men talk about elves and dwarves, I invite you to check it out. […]

Unpacking the new Star Wars Beginner’s Role Playing Game box

December 20, 2012 by

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I received the new Star Wars Edge of the Empire Beginner’s game in the mail yesterday, and thought I’d share with you the contents of the box. I can’t speak yet to the actual playing experience, that won’t happen for another week or so, but I can comment on the contents of the game.  It’s worth noting that I […]

Playing Dungeon! With My Kid

November 5, 2012 by

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This weekend I had the opportunity to play Dungeon! with my daughter (7).  We had a great time, and the rules were easy enough for her to quickly pick up and play.  The game is simple, but very fun, and I definitely recommend it for parents looking for a D&D-ish game to play with their […]

TheSheDM Reviews: Terraclips

January 26, 2012 by

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Last weekend our Friday night DM surprised us with a fantastic pair of maps made from Terraclips and D&D tiles for our campaign finale. I had never heard or seen these strange tile-and-clip things, so I asked him about it. I was also surprised by how sturdy the structure was – he picked it up […]

A look at Heroes of the Feywild

December 2, 2011 by

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One of the things I expected to see one day in the life of 4e was a pair of robust boxed sets for the Shadowfell and the Feywild. While it doesn’t look like we’re going to get that any time soon, we’ve gotten a couple of things that attempt to bring the two 4e additions […]

Review: Lair Assault – Forge of the Dawn Titan

September 27, 2011 by

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Here there be Spoilers: Players wanting to be surprised when they play Lair Assault should steer away now! The other weekend, I sat down to judge my first session of Lair Assault – Forge of the Dawn Titan. In a sort of “slot zero” session, I had arranged for many of the DMs at my […]

NewbieDM Review: Neverwinter Campaign Setting

August 20, 2011 by

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I’ll start this review by telling you that I’ve never been a huge Forgotten Realms guy, although I love the older Forgotten Realms products.  I’ve owned the boxed sets, source books and a few novels from the 2e era of the Realms.  I even own the 3e forgotten Realms book, even though I played very […]

NewbieDM Review: A Whole Bunch of Stuff….

July 18, 2011 by

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I haven’t reviewed stuff in a while, and recently I was offered the chance to review some stuff from Open Design and Engine Publishers so I wanted to share my thoughts with you.  As a disclaimer, these PDF’s were offered to me in exchange for a review.  Also, upfront I’ll tell you that I enjoyed […]

NewbieDM Reviews: Essentials Monster Vault, DM’s Kit, and The City Dungeon Tiles

November 16, 2010 by

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I wanted to do a quick review on these Essentials product, and throw my hat in the ring although you can find tons of reviews and unboxings elsewhere online for all of them.  I’ll preface this review by saying that I really like what Wizards of the Coast is doing with the Essentials line, and […]

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