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D&D Tomb of Annihilation Review

The new D&D book, Tomb of Annihilation, has already been available at your Friendly Local Gaming Store (FLGS) and is available everywhere as of Tuesday September 19th, 2017. Tomb of Annihilation drops players into the deadly jungles of Chult, tasked ...
D&D 5eRacesReviews

UA Race Options: Eladrin and Gith Breakdown

It’s the first non-holiday Monday in the month, so Unearthed Arcana is back with a new article. This time, Mearls and Crawford bring us one elf subrace, the Eladrin; and the gith race with its two subraces. It’s a comparatively ...
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Shapeways – Digital 3D Printing Services for Tabletop Games!

I had the fortunate opportunity to visit with the gracious Lise Keeney at the Shapeways booth at Gen_Con this summer. The booth was near the miniature painting competition, and the group paint & take tables that was ongoing. There were several ...
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UA: Three-Pillar Experience Breakdown

The August Unearthed Arcana article addresses an alternate approach to awarding experience. In particular, it promises to promote exploration and palaver as primary providers of XP, to keep up with combat. I would love to see polling on the XP ...
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Plane Shift: Amonkhet Breakdown

James Wyatt recently released the fourth conversion of a Magic: the Gathering setting to D&D 5e. Amonkhet is an Egyptian-inspired dark fantasy setting, which James describes in the Introduction as “outside the core D&D experience,” but I’m not completely sure ...
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UA: Greyhawk Initiative Breakdown

Several weeks ago in Twitter, Mearls explained a variant initiative system that he had been playing round with, and today in Unearthed Arcana, he has explained it in full so that people will stop arguing about a piecemeal presentation of ...
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UA: Revised Class Options Breakdown

As the first Unearthed Arcana release following the announcement of Xanathar’s Guide to Everything (coming this November), we have a clearer idea of WotC’s timeline and plans. This article, then, rehashes four subclasses and many of the Eldritch Invocations from ...
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Draconomicon: Dragonbound Breakdown

Back in March, I received a request from Ross Wilkin to consider a breakdown article on his Draconomicon: Dragonbound PDF, available through the DM’s Guild. As you already know, though, we’ve had basically no weeks since mid-March that I wasn’t ...
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UA: Revised Subclasses Breakdown

This, my friends, is the first week of the rest of our lives. (I mean, that’s never not true.) We’ve left the weekly UA schedule and returned to the monthly, but naturally it’s the first of a new month, so ...
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You should be listening to Dragon Talk!

Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble lead us on the Official D&D podcast Dragon Talk. This is just a great podcast that has stellar interviews, new game reviews, along with visits from Wizard of the Coast Alumni such as Jeremy Crawford, ...