"In a distant and second-hand set of dimensions, in an astral plane that was never meant to fly, the curling star-mists waver and part..."Terry Pratchett, The Colour of Magic Those opening lines had me once again grinning from ear to ear in anticipation of what was to come. Those lines are the first words you'll … Continue reading Discworld Read-a-thon 1 — The Colour of Magic
Today in our review series we have an extra special bonus review from the Fall 2020 RPG Writer's Workshop. This adventure isn't included in the bundles, but it was still written as part of the workshop, so here's the review and interview, as per usual for this series by now! Spoiler warning: It is simply … Continue reading RPG Review: The End of the Line by Bring Your Own Dragons
Welcome back to our series of reviews of some of the works from the Fall 2020 RPG Writer Workshop, for what is the final instalment in this series. Each review is followed with a brief chat with its author(s) where we will be delving a bit deeper into some of the aspects that most intrigued … Continue reading RPG Review: J.W. Talcum and the Blight Factory by Mike Beach
Welcome back to our series of reviews of some of the works from the Fall 2020 RPG Writer Workshop. Each review will be followed with a brief chat with its author(s) where we will be delving a bit deeper into some of the aspects that most intrigued me. Spoiler warning: It is simply not practical … Continue reading RPG Review: Organized Chaos by Dialectrical
Content warning: This article discusses war. While I try to remain detached, and don’t describe details, it’s still a discussion about warfare. Ah goblins. The bottom rung of the enemies ladder, a staple of the GMs tool kit for newbie friendly adventures, XP piñatas,… they have many and varied names. Across the fantasy TTRPG spectrum … Continue reading Dissonant Scribblings: Goblins aren’t cowards
***SPOILER WARNING FOR RIME OF THE FROSTMAIDEN *** In this second campaign diary we’ll be continuing on from where we left our adventurers in part 1: celebrating their victory over the monster in the lake of Bremen. As per last time, I’ll put the narrative in story description in block quotes in the text, with … Continue reading Rime of the Frostmaiden: Campaign Diary 2 – Always wanting Ore
*** SPOILERS AHOY! *** We’re going to be looking at the different motivations behind the main villains of Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden. DO NOT READ THIS IF YOU ARE GOING TO BE A PLAYER IN A CAMPAIGN! Oh, the weather outside is frightful... Ok. Now that the warning is out of the way … Continue reading Icewind Dale endgame: looking at villainous motivations
I don’t think that I found D&D, I’m pretty sure it found me.