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5e minicast

October 10, 2017

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Lets try this again, I want to start podcasting about D&D again, and the 4e Minicast was a good format for me, so I’m going to try to bring it back. So… if you have any 5e D&D DMing questions, need advice, or tips, then call the minicast and I will have a guest on […]

Tomb of Annihilation day tracker

October 4, 2017

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If you’ve been following me or this blog for a while, you know I love creating things for my games. DIY has been a big part of D&D since the beginning, and I’ve always found that aspect of the hobby to be a fun one. As I was planning my Tomb of Annihilation campaign, (reviewed […]

Tomb of Annihilation on DnD Beyond

October 2, 2017

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I’ve already reviewed WOTC’s latest adventure offering, the epic and pulpy Tomb of Annihilation, but now I want to look at the DnD Beyond version. Please note, this is not a review of the DnD Beyond app in its entirety, as I haven’t really delved into it too much. WOTC describes DnD Beyond as: D&D […]

NewbieDM Review: Tomb of Annihilation

September 30, 2017

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I’m going to get it out of the way before I even begin the review… I love Tomb of Annihilation. I think it is the best big adventure Wizards of the Coast has put out in the last decade, and it sets a high bar for future 5e adventures and stories. It’s 5e firing on […]

Changing the way I use tokens

September 22, 2017

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I’ve been looking at how I run my games lately. I’ve been thinking about minis, paper minis, and tokens, and what I want for my game and my table. Tomb of Annihilation has a SHIT LOAD of possible random encounters. It is a hex crawl after all…a damn good one, but a hex crawl nonetheless […]

NewbieDM Review: Tomb of Annihilation dice

September 21, 2017

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Wizards of the Coast was kind enough to send over a box of Tomb of Annihilation goodies to review. I’m still digesting the adventure, including the D&D Beyond version I purchased, so that review is forthcoming (spoiler: the adventure is really good), but I thought I’d at least give you a look at the dice. […]

Paper Minis!

August 31, 2017

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Everyone loves their minis. Everyone loves having a unique mini that represents their character, or in the case of DMs, that represents the monsters that the PCs will ultimately face. Even back in the old days, when I was a player in 1e or 2e games, we had minis there to represent marching order and […]