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Asymmetrical D&D: Ravenloft-ish

A work-in-progress look at one potential solution to run an asymmetrical D&D 5e game with local and remote ...
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RPGification (Super) Smashes Back

A look at the last entry in the Super Smash Bros. franchise, and how it uses several traditional ...
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Feedback Debt in Tabletop Games

Way back in September 2017, I wrote about technical debt and why it matters for tabletop design and ...
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Thanksgiving Treats for 5e

Happy American Thanksgiving! Holidays are a magical experience. Fights break out with your racist family members. You cry ...
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The importance behind paying attention to what your players say

DM: You find a carriage at the side of the road, tumbled over its side and mostly burned ...
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Slashers, Cults, and Unseen Terror

A look at Halloween, Halloween 3, what they have in common, and how to use both as a ...
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Five Magic Items with Spooky ATOMBments

A look at five magic items for use with D&D 5e that require something more than a standard ...
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How Do We Define Character Success?

As one might suspect when taking care of a tiny new human, I do not have a lot ...
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The Bones of Kovach – Alternate Crafting for 5e

An alternative non-character level based crafting system for D&D 5e, as well as a look at crafting in ...
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Event-Theming and Moral Messaging

The last time I wrote about wrestling and tabletop games was back in April. With Summerslam 2018 just ...