Five Fingers of Fear

Fear seems like an appropriate topic for the season. But how do you utilize fear in your games? I’m not speaking about running horror specifically, which takes a lot of work to keep the tension up between game sessions. But Continue reading Five Fingers of Fear

Master Disaster

Sometimes you need to break up the monotony of the flavor of the week Big Bad Evil Guy, shadowy cabal, evil empire, or dastardly cult. Other times you just want to hit the reset button on something in your campaign Continue reading Master Disaster

Character Generation – A Look at the New D&D Player’s Handbook

This is a joint exercise with Ryndaria.com. In the next few blog posts on both sites we will be generating characters, speaking about the process, the choices we made, and through that our reflections of the new Dungeons & Dragons Continue reading Character Generation – A Look at the New D&D Player’s Handbook

Weapons for Dunces

“My sorcerer is a conflux of wild, powerful magic loosed on the world. He also wields a sickle. No, my character doesn’t have a background in farming- why do you ask?” Simple weapons as a concept bother me. In D&D Continue reading Weapons for Dunces

Dice Fudge

There are few issues in the tabletop community more divisive than fudging. It is a topic everyone has an opinion about and if you ask ten people their thoughts you will receive ten different responses. What is dice fudging? Dice Continue reading Dice Fudge