Before we get started, I want to point out that the title of this post is “How I Make Characters For Roleplaying Games.” It is intentionally not entitled “How You Should Make Characters For Roleplaying Games.” This is what I do that fits the style of character I like to play and the style of game … More How I Make Characters For Roleplaying Games
Of course, I’m not referring to the myriad ways you can obtain a lion’s pelt, but I have always wondered how many peer reviewed and endorsed methods there actually are for skinning a cat. I’ve been led to believe there are at least two such methods out there. But this isn’t about that. This is about … More Monstrous Monday – There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Monster!
Back in the day, one of my favorite supplements for Dungeons and Dragons was The Rogues Gallery. In fact, I still have a copy of it. For those of you unfamiliar with The Rogues Gallery, it’s basically just a book full of NPC stat blocks, with dozens and dozens of ready-made characters representing every possible … More Fighter Stat Blocks! #NPCNovember
If you’re like me, something like the image above is what comes to mind when you think of mummies. If you’re more normal than me then you probably think of Egypt and pyramids and the desert. Perhaps you think of the movie “The Mummy,” starring either Boris Karloff or Encino Man (more on him later) depending … More Monstrous Monday – Let’s Rap About Mummies (Warning: More Terrible Puns Ahead)
I’ve started a new job in the last couple of weeks, which is partly to blame for me not writing anything recently. Partly it’s just good old fashioned laziness. For instance, I really wanted to write this Monstrous Monday post on Monday. I was off, but I was busy during the day and in the … More Monstrous Monday, Tuesday Edition: Climate Change
A couple of days ago, an old friend said “You can have all of those old 1st and 2nd Edition D&D books, but the deal is you have to take them all and you have to come and get them.” I’m not sure how to even process all of this! I was originally just interested in taking … More Monty Haul – A Treasure Trove of Old Dungeons and Dragons Stuff