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.
The “funhouse dungeon” is straight out of the old school and is much maligned but does it still have anything to offer the modern gamer?
Some thoughts on speeding up the Wizard of Wines combat with the Twig Blights in Curse of Strahd.
How to write a character backstory that your DM might actually read.
I reflect on the past year as a Dungeon Master and look forward to even more adventures in 2018.
I’ve been reading a fair bit of the core Dungeon World rulebook recently. I like the fact that it feels both old and new at the same time. As if … Continue Reading Back to Basics: Where My D&D Journey Began
How running Curse of Strahd has pushed my DM skills to the limit.
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.
I’ve not posted here for quite a while. This is both a bad thing and a good thing. Bad because obviously I want to maintain an audience and I think … Continue Reading Return of the Return of the Dungeon Master
Update: Since I wrote this post, I’ve run a few DCC sessions. I’ve written a new blog post about my experiences. I would recommend reading that after you’ve read this … Continue Reading Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG – Review
I recently wrote a post about being a digital Dungeon Master. In this short post, I want to focus on what I think are the key tools needed to be … Continue Reading Tools of the Digital DM
June the 10th will mark a year since my Lost Mine of Phandelver campaign began and as such a year since I started actively gaming again after a 23 year … Continue Reading Reflections on a year back in gaming
This weekend I attended Conpulsion in Edinburgh for the first time. I say “for the first time”. In reality I’d attended it in it’s previous guise of Big Con back … Continue Reading Conpulsion 2017: Reflections
D&D Beyond looks like a welcome addition for the digital Dungeon Master but the proposed pricing model looks likely to kill it before it has a chance to flourish.
Roll20 now offers GMs the ability for GMs to create “Pay for Play” listings. Is it really as great an idea as it seems?