Posts Tagged ‘Dungeons and Dragons’


Posted on July 31st, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

A table for creating interesting powers that can be granted by magical artifacts.

Differences Between 1st and 2nd Edition AD&D

Posted on July 30th, 2015 under . Posted by

I was looking something up for another article and somehow got routed to a wiki page on the history of D&D editions. I had seen it before, but in scrolling through it I got caught up in their list of the differences between 1e and 2e D&D. I’ve been asked before what those differences were […]

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Posted on July 27th, 2015 under . Posted by

5e took some great ideas, implemented them well, and came up with a wonderful game. They had some other ideas that weren’t implemented so well, that imo fell flat on their face. Then there were other ideas that made me wonder “What were they thinking?”. Backgrounds Chapter Four starts out talking about character details: name, […]

5e Classes

Posted on July 26th, 2015 under . Posted by

I’ve told you all how pleased I am with 5e. Now it’s time to start picking on the things I don’t care for so much. The top of the list for me is definitely Classes. I’ve never been a fan of class bloat. That’s probably because I don’t see class as the defining aspect of […]

Advantage / Disadvantage

Posted on July 25th, 2015 under . Posted by

Once again I’m quite late to the party, but I wanted to say how impressed I am with 5e’s new Advantage / Disadvantage mechanism. With all my tinkering over the years, I’m a bit surprised that nothing like it ever occurred to me. What Is It? Simply put, when you have advantage or disadvantage you […]


Posted on July 25th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Twenty Suggestions For Altars to Stock Your Dungeon, Temple, or Ruins.


Posted on July 19th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

The Savage Coast is an area under the Red Curse,.

There can be only one … Single Source Lighting

Posted on July 14th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Dungeons and Dragons – I’ve made some significant progress on this Princes of the Apocalypse commission I’m working on. The nature god is just about done. I’m pretty happy with how it’s turned out so far. The fluorescent paints and interesting to…

Dungeon Calling: The First Adventure

Posted on July 14th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Dungeons and Dragons Cragmaw Goblins

In last week’s Dungeon Calling I wrote about how I was making a return to Dungeon’s and Dragons with the new Starter Set. I must admit I was equally excited and nervous about returning to roleplaying games; it used to be one of my favourite hobbies and I was scared to see how the two new players would take to it, especially as one was my wife and had voiced some apprehension about the process.

We played the first session of The Lost Mine of Phandelver, the Cragmaw Goblins. I am going to try and keep spoilers to a minimum but there is a good chance I may spoil some of the Dungeons and Dragons Starter Set for you so if you plan on playing it, you have been warned.
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On the painting table … Gods of DnD part 2

Posted on July 8th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Dungeons and Dragons – My work on these three gods is progressing slightly slower than I’d like. I’ve been doing research on different OSL lighting techniques and have several techniques that I think will work well with what I’m trying to achieve…


Posted on July 5th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Sage Advice: How to Gensai, Mounts using Disengage, and Disarming!

Dungeon Calling: Returning to Dungeons & Dragons

Posted on July 5th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Dungeon Calling: Returning to Dungeons & Dragons

It has been 15 years since I last played a roleplaying game and around 17 years since I last played Dungeons and Dragons, but this weekend I’m dusting off the dice, hunting down my favourite dungeon master’s screen and poring over monster stats, as this weekend I will be returning to one of the games that marked the start of my journey into gaming, Dungeons and Dragons.
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On the painting table … Gods of DnD

Posted on June 26th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Dungeons and Dragons – I just started work on a new commission project that is a bit different from what i normally work on. Most of the miniatures that come across my table are for tabletop games war games it’s not very often that I get to paint…


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What is the … D r a a k h o r n?


Posted on June 13th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

RAS EVIL GRIN was an adventure presented by Necromancer Games in 2000 under the D20 system.

Quick look at 5th ed Players Handbook and MM

Posted on June 3rd, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Matt Takes a quick look at the 5th ed Player’s handbook and the Monster before heading to Origins to vote on the Origins awards. I’m off to Origins, hope to see you there.

Princes of the Apocalypse Review

Posted on June 1st, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Princes of the Apocalypse is a campaign for Dungeons and Dragons 5e. It is a re-working of the classic Temple of Elemental Evil adventure series.

Related posts:

  1. Dungeons and Dragons 5e Monster Manual Review
  2. D&D 5e Dungeon Master’s Guide Review
  3. Against the Slave Lords Review

My Bones II Miniatures Are Here!

Posted on May 30th, 2015 under . Posted by

Reaper Miniatures ran their first Bones Kickstarter campaign a few years ago. I heard about it two weeks after it ended. It was amazing and I was crushed. So when they announced their Bones II Kickstarter, I jumped on board immediately. My shipment got here back in March but I’m just now getting around to […]

Alhamazad’s Razor

Posted on May 30th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Alhamazad’s Razor, an ancient Dwarven artifact.

PI is a Lie

Posted on May 27th, 2015 under . Posted by

The mathematical constant pi is calculated by taking the circumference of a circle and dividing it by its diameter. This value is accepted to be 3.1415926 approximately. But is it? Prove it! Measure a circle and see if you can calculate that number using that method. I’ve been in my new house for almost a […]


Posted on May 26th, 2015 under , . Posted by


A bit of old school D&D paint work…

Posted on May 24th, 2015 under , . Posted by

We’ve been indulging in a bit of old school D&D retro gaming of late, both Red Box Basic and just now 1st Ed AD&D (Temple of Elemental Evil – WOOT!).For most of us it’s a trip down memory lane and it has been sufficiently long that we don’t rem…


Posted on May 19th, 2015 under , . Posted by

The Neverwinter Nine begin their quest to invade the Well of Dragons.


Posted on May 9th, 2015 under , . Posted by

Our heroes enjoy some downtime in the City of Splendors.