A Lesson Learned at PAX

PAX Prime took place on August 26-28 in downtown Seattle, Washington. I’d never gone before, but when my good friend and heterosexual confidant Shaun Brennan offered a weekend pass promising fun-filled nerd-joyment, I...

Musings on Our Sixth Session

Session 6 was a spectacular session! My closest friend and the best man at my wedding—Jeff Farnsworth—sat in as a guest player and portrayed the role of Artimus, an acquaintance of Rivereye’s. This was...

Redesigning Encounters: Ambush!

War of the Burning Sky’s conversion from 3rd Edition came at a time before Wizards of the Coast had perfected monster design. Because of this, every creature in The Scouring of Gate Pass is built using the original...

Essentials Versus Core

Talking to the average 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons player, you would think a new edition came out last fall. But it didn’t. That is to say, it’s still 4th Edition; new rules are just heading in a slightly...

Fortune Cards

Wizards of the Coast just announced Fortune Cards, a customizable card component for...

A Model Way to Play,...

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