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Collection of tools, ideas, rules, research and other fun stuff we thought we share.

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Gen Con 2016 – Steve Jackson Games – Car Wars ...

While I was at GEN CON last week, I got a chance to speak with Phil Reed, the CEO of Steve Jackson Games. I had learned prior to the convention that the date had moved out for the release of ...
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Gen Con 2016 – The Best Four Days in Gaming ...

I was able to spend four days gaming with lots of people and it was great! It all took place last week in Indianapolis at Gen Con. I took some videos of the convention center and a few pictures of ...
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RPG Mixtape: A Bard Sings In A Tavern

Hello! My name is Jac, I am an anti-hipster/music geek who spends countless hours looking for interesting music. I love sharing my findings with anyone who will listen. I appreciate all genres of music, including rap and country. I especially ...
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Gary Gygax Day – 2016

Over the many years of being a fan of D&D, I never got the chance to meet Gary. I bought all the books, and I have some collectables that he signed, but I never met him. Today would be Gary’s ...
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Rules Answers July 2016 – Jeremy Crawford

There is a new article on D&D Wizard’s of the Coast website by Jeremy Crawford. He has complied a listing of Twitter questions and his answers. As always, these are his rulings, and the DM at your table can play ...
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Unearthed Arcana – June 2016 – FEATS!

This month, Mike Mearls is giving us some play testing, design notes and instruction for designing your own 5th edition feats. There are 5 pages of notes on feats and it’s nice to see the thoughts behind the game design ...
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Origins Game Fair 2016

It’s almost June, and I am back from vacationing. A lot of exciting things are happening in June, and one of those is the upcoming Origins Game Fair*. I will be traveling a few hours up to Columbus, and spending ...
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D&D 5th Edition – Gambler Prestige Class

I am working on a Gambler option for my Wild West campaign, and I started with an idea for a Rogue archetype, but then I worked toward a Prestige Class. That way it could be an option for any class ...
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The Shaman Class for D&D 5th Edition

The Shaman Class is available on DrivethruRPG and it has been updated.
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The Shaman Class for D&D 5th Edition Preview

Ever since I put together a Western themed D&D game, I’ve been focused mainly on the guns of the Wild West. Movies have inspired me like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Lone Ranger, Once Upon a Time in ...