Perception to find treasure? Mar29

Perception to find treasure?

I once had a player suggest that Perception checks to find treasure were a waste of time. After all, if the DM placed the treasure, isn’t it treasure he wants to be found? If a player rolls too low, what happens to the...

Musings on Our First Session

It’s been a long road getting to where I am now. So, a little background. First of all, my friends Brian and Cody returned from their trip around the world on a cruise ship. This event was what I needed to finally get...

Poisoned Shadows

Poisoned Shadows is an 8th-level, three encounter “adventure” from Wizards of the Coast’s Dungeon Delve. I chose it as my new group’s one shot recently and it wasn’t too bad. Not only did it...

Player Absences

My good friend Jeff asked me the other day how I deal with character absences. The first thing that came to mind was, “Why does Jeff want to deal with character abstinence? Does he really care if the characters...

Can I Get a Fluffer? …Part II Oct29

Can I Get a Fluffer?...

The etymology of “fluffing” comes from the terms “crunch”...

Can I Get a Fluffer?...

Over the years it’s been known by several nom de plume’s: skinning,...

Don’t Be a Dic...

During his keynote speech at PAX 2007, Wil Wheaton discussed sportsmanship while...

A Model Way to Play,...

This is Part II of a 4-part series that reviews a bit of the history behind...

A Minion by Any Other Name… Oct25

A Minion by Any Othe...

The question of whether characters automatically know if minions are minions has...

Aural Encounters, Pa...

This is Part II of a 2-part series that discusses using themed music for your...

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