Designing an adventure is, for many, one of the biggest early hurdles in their life as a new gamemaster. This post will hopefully demystify some of the process and offer some advice of hammering together a simple adventure. Let’s dive in!Read more
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Spelljammer. The name makes my skin crawl and my brain cringe. But why? Isn’t it a beloved TSR era setting? Well, apparently people want to know, so here we go with why Spelljammer missed the mark hard for me back in the day and now.Read more
Why does D&D struggle with lore? This is a question that has seen me type 5000+/- words in drafts over the back half of 2021 after Jeremy Crawford’s bombshell at D&D Live 2021. After I was provided a copy of Lost Omens: The Mwangi Expanse by Paizo for review purposes, the quandary deepened. How was Paizo rocking and rolling with lore while its senior in the genre of D&D Fantasy was struggling? Why was the Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft so threadbare? So this is it. Let’s dive into D&D’s Lore Problem.Read more
Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft. For older gamers in the D&D world, literal music to the ears, and exciting new info for younger gamers primed by Curse of Strahd, right? Well, this review missed its spooky season planned release, but that’s no reason to not dive into Wizards’ latest campaign setting now!Read more
Shifters arrived on the scene in Eberron at the end of 3.5e, but they have so much more potential!