When Eberron first launched back in the summer of 2004 I was in a purchasing fever for anything coming out of Wizards of the Coast. So I naturally bought it, and then I bought a lot of other books as well, but I never read it. I was too busy at the time catching up… Continue reading Eberron? What’s that?
Fucking excited about this one kids. So first off the World of Greyhawk is my fucking jam, and while I said that I was considering doing another world not even two posts ago Ghosts of Saltmarsh is siting on my desk and I'm stoked. #Greyhawk
Queen Zenobia Addressing Her Soldiers by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo "We know little about the Sisters of Antietam," Professor Gentry said as he leaned against his desk and addressed the class. "We know that they come from the valley of Antietam, somewhere west of the Allegheny Mountain range. That they wear a red scarf about their… Continue reading The Sisters of Antietam
Just a quick update to let you know that I'm still working on Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Second Edition (AD&D 2e) learning project but that part of the reason why I took a break from the blog was that I was beginning to become bored. I'll be back at it shortly but for right now… Continue reading Progress on Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Second Edition
Since I first started running Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) fifteen years ago I have largely run my games within the world of Greyhawk. It was the sort of setting that allowed me to push the boundaries without having to run against the narrative constraints that are found with the current official setting of D&D: the… Continue reading Greyhawk is Home, but Traveling Elsewhere can be Fun Too.
The hook is the thing that you're supposed to use to sell something. It's the elevator speech that isn't so god damned formulaic that everyone hearing it knows what you're doing and sees right through you. So what's the hook for Dragons Never Forget? Dragons Never Forget was scrawled above a stone tomb whose doors… Continue reading What the Hell is Dragons Never Forget?
As was the case with Dungeons & Dragons Third Edition (D&D 3e) characters with powerful magical weapons at their disposal were some of the most powerful in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Second Edition (AD&D 2e). Unlike D&D 3e, however, AD&D 2e made it a point to ascribe such powers as rare in the game. .… Continue reading Learning to Play Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Second Edition: Chapter 7 Magic (pg 107 – 115), Part 1