Game Systems

D&D 5eHistory of the Classes

The Warlord Class, Part Five

I’d been thinking this was the week for Unearthed Arcana’s artificer class. It turns out that despite living in Georgia, where it is cool, gray, and rainy, heavy snow in Washington can keep WotC folks out of their offices and ...
D&D 5ePreviews

‘Stranger Things’ Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

At New York Toy Fair 2019, Wizards of the Coast unveiled a Stranger Things themed Dungeons & Dragons starter set. Similar to the original 5th edition Starter Set, it has everything needed to get started playing the world’s greatest roleplaying ...
d20DM's Tips & Tricks

Theatre of the Mind Vs Grid-based combat

The eternal conflict… Will you play using Theatre of the Mind (TotM), or by using a grid to better symbolize movement? There are mixed opinions about both of them, and I have my very own one. So, before we start ...
13th AgeHistory of the Classes

The Warlord Class, Part Four

I wound up not finding anything I wanted to pair with the 13th Age commander class for today’s article, but at the same time… there’s enough meat to justify deep coverage. If you’ll open your Book of Common Prayer System ...
D&D 5ePlayer Resources

Brief description of Races & Subraces (Ideal to Show to ...

Art by Iouna Muresan You’ve just got your class and subclass decided after taking a look at my previous posts BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASSES AND SUBCLASSES, now it’s about time you choose a race for your game! Most of these ...
Campaign TrailD&D 5eGM ResourcesSwashbuckling

Duels that are Fun for Everyone at the Table

Running Duels | Wizard Duels (Coming Soon) Duels are arranged combat between two people, usually with matched weapons, in accordance with agreed-upon rules. The gauntlet has been thrown and now it is time to run single combat (or a duel) ...
D&D 4eHistory of the Classes

The Warlord Class, Part Three

Now we come to the edition in which this class’s name finally matches the title of the series. It’s not the first class to change names edition-by-edition – in fact, of the four earliest classes, only the cleric still goes ...
D&D 5ePlayer Resources

Brief description of Races & Subraces (Ideal to Show to ...

Art by J.B. Van Harmontt You’ve just got your class and subclass decided after taking a look at my previous posts BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASSES AND SUBCLASSES, now it’s about time you choose a race for your game! Most of ...
Campaign TrailD&D 5eGM Resources

Additional Combat Actions for D&D 5e

Characters who have a martial focus are often left without as many options in combat as those who have some magic at their disposal, especially if you are trying to play a more swashbuckling swordsperson. I’m looking at providing some ...
D&D 3.5eHistory of the ClassesPathfinder RPG

The Warlord Class, Part Two

Last week, I requisitioned more warlord variants from the general region of 3.x, to pair with Green Ronin Publishing’s The Black Company setting book. Because I still haven’t found my copy of The Wheel of Time Roleplaying Game, and not ...