I take a closer look at the nostalgia bathed alternative 80s RPG, Tales from the Loop. Roleplaying in a world inspired by 80s movies and Stranger Things.
My thoughts on my recent foray into Dungeon Crawl Classics and how it compares to D&D 5th Edition from the Judge’s/DM’s perspective.
A change of direction as my 5e Curse of Strahd campaign comes to an end and we look forward to a short Dungeon Crawl Classics interlude.
I’ve launched another adventure on the DM’s Guild. This is the second adventure I’ve published there and this one is designed for use with only the freely downloadable Basic Rules. … Continue Reading Another Foray Into the DM’s Guild
As my gaming group approach Castle Ravenloft for the beginning of the final chapter of Curse of Strahd, I look back at how the original Ravenloft adventure struck fear into me as a novice DM back in 1983.
I take a look at AAW Games latest release for the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop – Mini-Dungeon Tome – a collection of 128 short adventures for 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons.
Kobold Press has consistently produced high quality products for a number of tabletop role-playing games for a number of years now. I’ve grown to love the Midgard setting which I … Continue Reading Review: 12 Peculiar Towers for 5th Edition – Kobold Press
Some of my favourite D&D/RPG products came from Kickstarter campaigns and from the DM’s Guild. I also ran White Plume Mountain with my party and it was the most fun we … Continue Reading Review: In the Dungeon of the Wizard Lord Keraptis
Tomb of Annihilation is an exhilarating adventure set in the jungles of Chult, but this unique setting, and the hex crawl nature of the adventure isn’t without it’s problems.
I recently introduced the kids to Role-playing Games. We’ve been gaming as a family for a couple of years now, but mostly card and board games. Roleplaying games present a … Continue Reading Introducing Kids to RPGs: A Guide
Review of Dungeon Fog, an online, subscription based, mapping tool for role-playing games.
Why I’m doing a 24 hour non-stop RPG marathon to raise money for Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity.
One page dungeons are a great way of creating quick adventures to run with your group. I look at what they are, how they came about, and the best way to approach writing one.
A review of Basic Fantasy Role Playing Game. Moldvay Edition D&D for the 21st Century.
Finding good players for your online D&D game can be hit or miss. I explore some hints and tips for finding and sticking with a great party.
Recently, I’ve been playing more than writing about D&D, hence the long gap between posts. My long running (almost a year and a half) campaign had reached the point where … Continue Reading White Plume Mountain for 5e: A reflection.