Performance Check

Seven Magical Ranged Weapons That Aren’t Bows

If you are like me, you love ranged weapons - but are tired of bows. If so, check out these seven magical ranged weapons for D&D 5e that aren't bows.
InterviewsTribal Knowledge

Eight Questions with Dan Dillon

I mention Dan Dillon reasonably often in my column, but if you haven’t already heard of him, he’s a game designer who has written for a ton of different companies, including Wizards of the Coast in the upcoming Waterdeep: Dungeon of ...
Planar Mysteries

Using Art in your Games, P3

Last time we talked about some art vocabulary that you can use in your games. Because this author isn’t going to turn this series of articles into a dictionary of art terminology, this article will be picking up with how ...
Performance Check

Misread Magic #2 – Arcane Gait, Bear, and Feather Flail

The second entry in Misread Magic terribly misreads arcane gate, fear, and feather fall. What sorts of things happen when you do so? Magic, that's what.
Conjure Beyond

Hexographer – Mapping by Hex, Old School

Today we look at a mapping program called Hexographer designed for quick use for any roleplaying game. Blurb – ‘Hexographer was built from the ground up to let you make maps in a few specific styles quickly. By eliminating a ...
D&D 3.5eHistory of the ClassesWuxia / Oriental Adventures

The Fighter Class, Part Nine

As I write this, my younger son has gone to his first day of preschool. Friends, this is an exciting day – the most important milestone of my life as a stay-at-home dad until my older son can safely handle ...
GM ResourcesPlanar Mysteries

Playing a Prepper & Survivalist Campaign

What happens in the case of the collapse of society? Such things have happened in the past due to a hurricane, massive earthquake, or widespread wildfire in the past. However, these are only the beginning of the types of disasters ...
Conjure Beyond

Games that went wrong and why – Part Three

This the third in the series about the games that failed. System – Pathfinder. Setting – Utanskea, homebrew fantasy setting. Premise – Characters were children of deities and elder spirits. As they level up they would attract larger threats but ...
GM ResourcesPlanar Mysteries

One Dozen Disguises to use in your games

There are a variety of reasons why a person might need a disguise: to blend in with and/ or infiltrate a larger group until they can be reunited with their companions, to commit an assassination, to escape an angry mob ...
Conjure Beyond

Games that went wrong and why – Part Two

This is part two of a series about the games that failed. System – 2nd edition Advanced Dungeons and Dragons. Setting – Desert of Desolation Series. Premise – Play through a triology of ancient egyptian based quests with an adventuring ...