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Tomb of Annihilation in 8 sessions – Part 2

Friday, 6 July, 2018

TOMB OF ANNIHILATION IN 8 – SESSIONS 1 & 2 In my last post I outlined a preliminary plan to get my group through the Tomb of Annihilation adventure in 8 sessions. Here is a link to that post, in case you need to refresh your memory. The campaign is now over and it was […]

Tomb of Annihilation in 8 sessions – Part 1

Saturday, 27 January, 2018

*Caution: this post contains spoilers for the Tomb of Annihilation campaign – if you are a player in the campaign, especially MY game, stop reading now.  I mean it.* The Dilemma My group decided they wanted me to run them through the Tomb of Annihilation. I had given them 3 campaign pitches and let them […]

5e Dungeon Master’s Screen Reincarnated – Comparative Review

Thursday, 21 September, 2017

I picked up the new 5e Dungeon Master’s Screen Reincarnated when I picked up Tomb of Annihilation earlier this week. I almost didn’t buy it because I hadn’t found the original 5e DM Screen to be of much use – I have been using the World’s Greatest Screen (landscape version) by Hammerdog Games and it […]

Why I don’t fudge rolls or change stats on the fly

Sunday, 17 September, 2017

There are a couple of different conversations happening in a couple of the RPG groups I frequent. The two questions asked are both hot button topics among GMs – Do you fudge dice rolls? and Do you change monster stats on the fly? Here is my response and my reasoning, along with a recent example. Generally speaking […]

Epic in Scale and Hard to Beat!

Friday, 28 July, 2017

This is the fourth adventure module I am reading in my quest to explore desert/Egyptian themed items as I plan my next 5th edition D&D game. My next foray into the desert was published by Paizo Publishing in 2007, and was written by Michael Kortes. This adventure was written for use with Dungeons & Dragons (3.5 Edition) as the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game wasn’t released […]

Swashing Buckles with Sand

Wednesday, 26 July, 2017

This is the third adventure module I am reading in my quest to explore desert/Egyptian themed items as I plan my next 5th edition D&D game. I’ve never run an Egyptian or wholly desert themed campaign before, so I have been looking for lots of inspirational fodder to read while planning. My next foray into the desert […]

Don’t Breathe Too Deeply or We are Doomed

Monday, 24 July, 2017

As stated in my last review, I am planning my next 5th edition D&D game to be a desert-themed campaign with pyramids, tombs, mummies, etc. and have been reading Egyptian and desert themed products to prepare my campaign. I’ve never run an Egyptian or wholly desert themed campaign before, so I have been looking for lots of inspirational […]