Musings on Our Fourth Session

It’s been a busy spring for several of the players in my group and the fallout from that has been less time for War of the Burning Sky. Since I’m one of those weird DM’s that prefers every player be present...

An Essentials Diversion

Over the past few months, Seth’s been running what we’ve come to call “The Essential’s Campaign.” In a nutshell, we all made characters from the options available in the two Essentials class...

Redesigning Encounters: Fallen Devil

In The Scouring of Gate Pass, the encounter titled Flaganus Mortus (otherwise known as the Fallen Devil) is located on page 44. Though this encounter was the easiest of the three I’ve redesigned, it’s by far my...

Musings on Our Third Session

Things have been on a roll over here at Nerd Headquarters. I’ve noticed that, after three sessions, things are getting smoother—and that’s taking into account our damn smooth start. The few kinks...

Redesigning Encounte...

As I wrote about in Redesigning Encounters: Ambush!, while DMing the War of the...

Keeping Track of Con...

Keeping track of conditions is the one thing 4th Edition doesn’t make...

Redesigning Encounte...

War of the Burning Sky’s conversion from 3rd Edition came at a time before...

Musings on Our Secon...

Riding on the heels of our wildly successful first session, we made sure to kick...

Social Skills Versus...

Can players use social skills against another player’s character to get him to...

Flashy Movement

I’ve discussed fluffing to some extent in previous posts. For my money,...

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