Couple of things for your Curse of Strahd game…

April 18, 2016
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  Curse of Strahd, 5e’s entry into the world of Ravenloft, finally dropped unto our game tables. I’ll be reviewing it soon, along with the Tarokka deck for it, but I thought I’d share some things I made or found for your Ravenloft game. First, the Powers Check for Ravenloft, converted over from 2e’s Ravenloft: Realm […]

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My mild spoilerish review of The Force Awakens

December 18, 2015
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Mild spoilers ahead… but no major secrets or plot points given away…. You’ve been warned…. Are you still here? Okay, good. If you’ve read this blog with any regularity, or follow me on social media, you’d know that I’m a big Star Wars fan. In fact, when it comes to gaming, I prefer to play […]

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Is the D&D module dead?

September 22, 2015
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I know this question is maybe a little sensationalist, but I think it’s fair. Is the module dead?  First, what do I mean by module? I see modules as cheap, short, low prep adventures that a DM can run in a few sessions and be done with it. The kind of adventures we’d get in […]

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NewbieDM Review: Encounter Decks 3 by Inkwell Ideas

September 2, 2015
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During Gencon, I saw that my friend Mike, who runs SlyFlourish, picked up a deck of cards with what looked like an encounter and a map on them. These cards intrigued me, so I looked around and picked up a batch from Drivethru RPG. I picked up the bundle that includes the PDF of the […]

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Star Wars/5e Hack Minor Update

June 29, 2015
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I’m still moving along with my SW/5e hack (my friend Mark from Dice Monkey and Marvel Plot Points has offered to help me out)… I’ve done some thinking about how I’d like to see it progress in certain areas, and here’s what I have: Classes: I am leaning towards a classless system that gives you decision […]

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Let’s Build a 5e-Based Star Wars

June 24, 2015
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As some of you who know me may know, I love Star Wars. I also love Star Wars rpgs. I love gaming in that universe, I love reading and playing any and all versions of Star Wars roleplaying. It’s up there with D&D. I also love trying to hack games into SW. I released a […]

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Some magic items of Undermountain converted to 5e

May 30, 2015
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I’m working on slowly converting the first Undermountain boxed set (2nd Ed.) to 5e for my home game. I’ve already converted a few of the magical items included in the set, and figured I’d share them here. They are: Arrow of Holding Glim Gauntlets Grzeenstone Amulet Ring of Gargoyles Stone of Shielding Spellblade Scepter of […]

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