Let's get together,maybe this weekend.We can hop a freighterheading out on the longhaulto Alpha Centauri. You can wear that blue dressyou've been wanting,and I'll wear the red coverallsyour Uncle bought me last July. I'll pack the Colt,and theknife. Let's get higher than we've ever dreamed.Let's set fires in confined spaces.Let's commit space crimes.
Image by Moebius, Title Unknown All that we have explored this far in the Learning Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Second Edition (AD&D 2e) project has been a preamble for this chapter as it represents one of the most common occurrences within the game: the combat encounter. Before we get into the meat of this chapter… Continue reading Learning AD&D 2e: Chapter 9, Combat, More than Meets the Eye (pgs 118 – 141)
I just wanted to let you all know that the current banner for my blog, which I've affectionately started calling Gentleman Komodo, is cracking me up. It may not be funny to anyone else, but I love it! Gentleman Komodo by Charles Akins God, someone take Paint.net away from me.
One of the things that I’ve always enjoyed about Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) is the creative outlet it provides me. Unfortunately, for me at least, I’m often a bit scattered in how I build my campaigns. I tend to begin with something I find interesting and then I just build from there – but the… Continue reading The Gygax ’75 Challenge: Conclusion & Links to Other Challengers!
As far as our immediate concerns go for the first few sessions of the game, we’ve accomplished all that is necessary for play; however, there’s some important planning that we should begin sketching out for the future. Our game world needs to have a general plan laid out that will answer a few major questions… Continue reading The Gygax ’75 Challenge: The World Plan
For a Gygax ’75 campaign the world was anchored by two points: the Dungeon, and the Local Town. These two points of interest were to be the major focus of the campaign during the early stages of play, and for Gygax the represented an opportunity to let the game world stretch its legs. He wrote:… Continue reading The Gygax ’75 Challenge: The Local Town and All the Trouble
Welcome to the 2019 Great Blog Roll Call! What you have in front of you is my RPG blog roll which covers over 450 active blogs. Each post has a brief description of the blog and the average posts published in 2018. The idea behind this list is make things easier for people to discover… Continue reading The 2019 Great Blog Roll Call!