Eberron

Languages 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

Eberron

The Eberron Project

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

Greyhawk, Greyhawk Reconsidered

Where to Start with the World of Greyhawk?

Learning a new setting, especially one as old as the World of Greyhawk, can be a daunting task even when there’s only a single setting book to read; but when you’re looking at over fifty years of published material and different eras for the setting it can become paralyzing. Where do you start? What counts… Continue reading Where to Start with the World of Greyhawk?

Gods of Greyhawk, Greyhawk, Posters

Greyhawk, In Boccob Can We Trust Because Our Magic Never Fails Us

One of the things that I have always loved about the world of Greyhawk is it's gods. The earlier versions of them tend to have a clear purpose in the world, defined just enough to give you an idea of where their goals lie, while still being nebulous enough that you can invent their personalities… Continue reading Greyhawk, In Boccob Can We Trust Because Our Magic Never Fails Us