Fortune Cards

Wizards of the Coast just announced Fortune Cards, a customizable card component for 4th Edition D&D. The idea is, at the beginning of each encounter, a player would draw one card at random and use the card’s...

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...

Looking Back on Yesterday Jan13

Looking Back on Yesterday

Recently, my life has taken a decidedly nostalgic turn. As a memory pack rat, I’ve kept a little under a decade’s worth of e-mails, journal entries, pictures, and chat conversations. After reliving those years by...

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...

A Model Way to Play,...

In 2002, a small industry made its way to the tabletop roleplaying scene:...

Aural Encounters, Pa...

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

Combating the Golf B...

In 3rd Edition’s heyday, one major rules adjustment I’d instituted was a...

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