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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 ...
D&D 3.5eD&D 5eThoughts & Things

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
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Game Session Length

How long do your Role Playing Games usually take?  I realize that RPGs are an open ended game, but how much time do you reserve to play the game with a set start and ending time?
Campaign TrailD&D 5eMonsters & NPCs

10 Awesome Monsters for a D&D 5e Cave or Underground ...

Aquatic | Arctic | Cave or Underground | Desert | Forest | Grassland | Jungle | Mountain | Swamp Are your adventurers making the long descent down to the underdark? Have you adventurers stumbled upon a map that leads to ...
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A Writer’s Guide to Roleplaying: Developing Character at the Table

I started a new campaign and could barely contain my excitement about the character I spent weeks developing. My background is filled with detailed NPCs, an arch nemesis, a dark family secret, and an origin story that makes me tear ...
D&D 5eReviewsThoughts & Things

D&D 5e Player’s Handbook – Another Defective One

I have been on the fence about my first player’s handbook, and if I should be sending it back to Wizards of the Coast. Or making it into a spiral bound book, Or
Character BuildsD&D 5eThoughts & ThingsWild West

Gunslinger – D&D 5e Build

So I built an entire Gunslinger class for D&D 5th edition a few months ago (which can be found here: Gunslinger 5e Class), and last week there was a Dungeon Master’s Guide release for firearms & alien technology. I didn’t want ...
AdventuresD&D 5eThoughts & Things

Tomb of Horrors – Update 1

Here is my update to the Tomb of Horrors game that we have started to play, along with some of the lessons learned from playing it. I had hoped to finish up the game for the Extra-Life campaign on Saturday
AdventuresD&D 5eThoughts & Things

Tomb of Horrors – 5e

My Extra life D&D campaign is tomorrow, and I wanted to do something exciting & different.  But wasn’t sure what to do and was looking for something with a Halloween theme, but needed it to run for a long time….
Thoughts & Things

Extra Life – Play Games. Heal Kids.

Dungeons & Dragons Extra Life Team This time of year, the Extra Life charity event takes place, and the Dungeons & Dragons Team is taking on a $50,000 donation goal this year for Extra Life.  Our team has raised $46k so ...