Proprietary cases are a great way to give your minis the love that they deserve, but they can overkill tabletop RPGs. Here's a quick and dirty way to keep them safe, while keeping your budget under $10
I've had a strange relationship with the grandfather of all RPGs. I speak, of course, of the venerable Dungeons & Dragons. You see, as a child of the 80s, I originally bought in to the "Satanic Panic" that was going on around the game and so did my parents. I had known a few people... Continue Reading →
Wizards of the Coast announced this week they are working on Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. Unlike previous releases they are now courting player input. Many long-time players were upset by 4th edition. They often referred to it as World of Warcraft with pen and paper. As a relative newcomer to D&D I think... Continue Reading →
As a DM returning to the table from a long absence I’d have to say it’s both. The journey is its own self-same reward, but there’s a lot to be said for the accolades and loot you find at the end of the road. Striking that balance can be hard, but it’s satisfying when you... Continue Reading →
You may be scratching your head and saying to yourself “not another new guy!” Hopefully you’re instead asking yourself, with eager anticipation, who is this Jonathan person? Maybe, just maybe, you’re ready to unleash 20 questions for me to answer. To save the awkwardness of spending time creating and filling out questionnaires please allow me... Continue Reading →
My history with D&D 4th Edition has been a rocky one. When 4e first came out, I began a campaign with a bunch of old friends. We played fro about four months before the burden of GMing—which was, sadly, a burden at the time—became too much for me. I transitioned to being a player in... Continue Reading →
With two sentences, Wizards of the Coast created a combinatorial and numerical nightmare. How to create a roll that is 25% more than 4d8+18. And - Orcus in a purple pimp hat.
It feels like it has been a long time in coming, but I've finally made my peace with D&D 4e.