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Star Frontiers / D&D 5e Conversion Part 4

Recently I have been taking the Star Frontier blog posts and combining them and editing all the errors. While working on it I have put together one of the other player races, and here is a peek at what I have ...
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Converting High CR Monsters into PC Races

I’ve done a few conversions now of Monster Manual creatures into PC races, both here and at www.gameschangelives.com and the vast majority of feedback has been great. There have been a few conversations about various abilities or choices I’ve made ...
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D&D 5e Combat – Initiative House Rule Option #1

I wrote an article about initiative, strategy and team play.  Recently after reading some more, and playing, I am ready to just throw Initiative out the window.  I am more in favor of what Robert Schwalb has going with in ...
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High Power Races: Thri-Kreen

Along with the aarakocra, the thri-kreen are one of my favorite non-standard races to play. Unique and alien, thri-kreen provide for unusual roleplaying opportunities and unusual flavor at the table. The challenge? Thri-kreen are a powerful PC race (see Behind ...
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Top 10 Signs the Dungeon Master is Going to Dump ...

Being a player in a gaming group, there is always the risk that something will go wrong and it will end too soon for you. And not all are happy endings, and sometimes those ends come after plenty of warning ...
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D&D 5e Monsters for a Prehistoric Encounter

Have your adventurers found themselves lost in a land before time? Were your adventurers asked to visit an island zoo filled with dinosaurs? Are you interested in running a campaign set in prehistoric times? Maybe you are just wondering how ...
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Player’s Rolling for Defense against Monster Attacks

Some people like rolling dice, and some may say that is the best part of the game (I do like rolling dice, but I think the story is the best part of the game). During Combat the Dungeon Master will ...
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Stop Rolling All those Dice!

The most crucial aspect of role playing is the story, but we waste a lot of time with administration of the game.  And the most time consuming aspect of some role playing games is ROLL playing. I have been in ...
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Wizkids D&D Attack Wing

This past weekend we gave Mason the D&D Attack Wing game for volunteering to help out at the MACE Gaming Convention in Charlotte, NC.  So, I took some pictures of the unboxing, and then we played a few games after ...
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Dungeons & Dragons Cartoon – Magic Items

My son and daughter are starting to watch the Dungeons & Dragons Animated Series with me.  You know the awesome cartoon that came out in the early 80’s, and I have to say I actually