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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 […]

Traps, Mummies, Scarabs, & Tattered Undergarments

Friday, 21 July, 2017

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 fodder to read while planning. […]

The Three Sages – Prepping and Providing Information to the PCs

Tuesday, 28 July, 2015

What can the Sage tell you? At the table, seeking out information can be simple or complex. Do you let the players make a skill roll and then just give them the information? Sometimes that is the most expedient way to move the game along and, especially if you are running a one-shot adventure, is […]

Castles & Crusades: A Detailed Review

Tuesday, 17 March, 2015

I am about to start a new campaign, and I will be running Castles & Crusades again. Several friends have asked me to write a review and discuss why I love the system so much. To do so I will present a brief history of the game, describe the system as presented in the core […]

Meta-Gaming the Skill Check

Friday, 9 January, 2015

One relatively common question from new DMs/GMs goes something like this: “How often should players be rolling a perception check?” or, put another way, “How many times do you allow PCs to search for something?” or, put yet another way, “If one player rolls low on their perception check, should you allow every other player to roll perception […]