While many of my friends are finding themselves in a bit of a creative renascence you'll find me over here, being essential. Others are staying home, social distancing, and I'm over here going to work fighting crowds. I'm still writing though, and more will come. I just need to get through the next few days.
Using the traditional alignment system found in Dungeons & Dragons is a difficult chore for those looking to adventure in the world of Eberron. Unlike the world of Greyhawk, where the world is constantly trying to find a balance between good and evil, law and order, the world of Eberron is more often seen in… Continue reading Alignment in Eberron
One of the first things that Eberron really does to distinguish itself from the traditional understanding of race and language in Dungeons & Dragons games is in how it deals with language. In previous versions of the game an Elf almost always knows the elvish language and is able to speak it fluently from the… Continue reading Languages in Eberron
This week I’ve been spending a lot of time with the new Eberron book: Eberron, Rising from the Last War. The more time I spend with it, the more I find myself intrigued by the setting; so I’ve decided to start exploring it a bit more deeply here on the blog. To do this I’ve… Continue reading The Eberron Project
This week I discovered a new game, well, new to me at any rate. Alone Among the Stars by Takuma Okada is a solo play game that is designed to help you simulate space exploration by using a deck of cards and a d6. The rules for the system are simple to understand and fit… Continue reading We Are Alone Among the Stars with Friend Computer
1.) This book is relatively short. From beginning to end we're looking at 326 pages - and around 30 of those pages are monsters and non-player characters that you can use in your games. 2.) The artwork is very, very good. I've only done a casual sweep through the book but so far every illustration… Continue reading A Few Quick Impressions on the New Eberron Book
1. Tax Season: 12 recipes on cooking for mole-men, the beauty of mollusk monuments, and the etiquette for guests at virgin sacrifices. +2 diplomacy at sacrificial ceremonies. 2. Games for Two Pigeons: A pamphlet on the raising, training, and racing of gigantic pigeons. It details the various breeds and their propensity for fighting the patriarchy… Continue reading d8 Street Pamphlets