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D&D 5eEye of the Beholder

In the Eye of the Beholder: Paladins

Part 1: Roleplaying a Paladin Last week in the Eye of the Beholder, we looked at evil genies as a tool for dungeon masters running D&D campaigns. This week, we are going to move our lens over to the player’s ...
Thoughts & Things

Star Wars Day: Chewbacca

Glory Glory! Have you seen all the great Star Wars fan work!  It is amazing to see all the art, costumes, and creativity of SW Fans. So today, I have to put “forth” my handiwork for Star Wars Day. Previously, ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Character Options for a High Seas Campaign

As some of you might know, I run a waterborne campaign of my own in my Vodari setting. In the latest Unearthed Arcana, Mike Mearls has provided some great options for your seafaring adventures. I actually set-up Minotaurs and Swashbucklers ...
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Weekend Shout Out: The Adventure a Week Blog

If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the 3-time ENnie nominated, 2014 Silver ENnie-winning, AaWBlog, now’s the time! The focus of AdventureAWeek.com is primarily on publishing adventures compatible with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game such as Rise of the Drow and Snow White, but has recently ...
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Games Change Lives: Hero Kids RPG for Ages 4-10

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of gaming with kids as early as humanly possible; I do own a website called www.gameschangelives.com after all. When my wife and I decided to have kids, I spent quite a bit ...
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Adventure Building: Part 2 – Creating a Threat

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 In the first article in this series I looked at what you should consider when getting started creating your own adventure. This second article in this ...
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Oriental Adventures – Wu Jen

Wu Jen are the arcane spellcasters in my Wuxia campaign.  They are like wizards, but there are subtle differences. Normally, a Wu Jen’s power is drawn from the five elements (earth, fire, metal, water, and wood), and they can choose ...
D&D 5eHistory of the Classes

The Paladin Class, Part Six

In last week’s article, I talked about the 4e Paladin, where magical power takes center stage in the class and distances Paladins from the strictly chivalric-warrior-on-horseback roots. I also covered the 4e Blackguard, a Paladin build for tormented anti-heroes, tragically ...
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D&D March Survey Results & Another Survey

“Another month brings another D&D feedback survey.” Wizards of the Coast has provided the results of the March survey and continues to ask for feedback on this edition with another feedback survey. I just completed this survey which asked questions ...
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RPG Bookmarks: Beautiful and Elegant

J.M. Perkins posted about this Kickstarter a few weeks ago, but I love this concept and needed to remind people that they have only 5 days to go. There isn’t much to say about this that J.M. and the Undead ...