In keeping with the theme of indigenous monsters, I wanted to talk a little bit about one of my all time favorite monsters – the stirge. These pests work great as indigenous monsters and are an excellent addition to almost any random encounter table. Of course, in my games these guys are less of a … More Monstrous Monday – The Lovable Stirge
A few months ago, I signed on with several other bloggers who have each agreed to write essays about games they love. What follows is a rambling narrative of my history with role-playing games, and why I love Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition. Following my essay you’ll find links to essays from others involved in the … More Why I Love Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons
For the past few months, I’ve been playing a game every other Monday on IRC. Yeah, you know, IRC – where all the cool kids hang out these days! Anyway, now that I feel like an old man I’ll tell you what I think about Luchador: Way of the Mask. Honestly, I don’t think too highly … More #OnePostADayTheMonthAfterMay Day 8 – Luchador: Way of the Mask
Alright, so after reading what the internet has to say this is how a lot of people seem to feel about 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons: After reading through the rules here and there when I’ve had a chance this week this is how I feel about 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons: … More Could Be Worse. Could Be Raining.
Finally. I’ve been running an on-again-off-again kinda/sorta Dungeons and Dragons type game for a while now. I wanted to run some new players through some old modules, but the only books I had were of the 3.5 variety. So we started out playing Keep on the Borderlands with some conversion notes that I found online. … More Temple of Elemental Evil, Session #1: The Long Awaited Sequel
Our game was bought by Hasbro, the makers of many fine games. Executive: “Can it make as much money as Magic the Gathering?” Other Executive: “Don’t be ridiculous.” Executive: “Can it make us some money?” Other Executive: “Absolutely!” Executive: “Well, then! Let’s make some money!” Last night, after playing a few games of Magic … More Our Game Was Bought, Folks (Revised Edition)