Category Archives: Dungeons & Dragons

Progress

If you don’t have a lot of time, here are the bullet points I’m hoping to cover here: The FLGSs around here are wonderful, but do things that aggravate me.  Am I just being too bitchy?  Should I just feel … Continue reading

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“What is Dungeons & Dragons?”

See that?  That’s one of my ex-students.  He wants to be cool like Mr. Savage – and who can blame him?  So this is for him, in his efforts to Get On My Level.  Feel free to link to it … Continue reading

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A 4e DM Question–Random Encounters and the XP Budget

In the grand scheme of things, I haven’t really DM’d that much.  I’ve been playing some kind of D&D since 1984 (27 yrs? wow.)  I used to only play.  I tried DM’ing in 2nd Edition and I didn’t feel that … Continue reading

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A Little More about Matt’s Pathfinder Post…

I want to follow up on Matt’s previous post – I had fun playing his game last week.  Now, since taking a well deserved and longer than expected break from running (I still ‘organize’) D&D Encounters (“DNDENC”) at one of … Continue reading

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402 Editorial Reponse

I just replied to the Wizards of the Coast #DDI issue 402 editorial and wanted to share my comments publicly on why I believe Dragon “magazine” content should remain player/general audience specific and Dungeon “magazine” content should remain dungeonmaster focused. … Continue reading

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Effective Communication with your Players

This post isn’t just for DMs but also for you game organizers.  Sometimes that’s the same person but in the case of D&D Encounters, it might not be. I’m going to spoil the end of this post – I am … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Monster Vault 2–Threats of the Nentir Vale

Matt already spoilered this blog post before I decided 100% to write it but I love the Monster Vault 2 (“MV2”). Your initial reaction to the name would be “Oh, it’s just more monsters and stupid tokens” but you’d be … Continue reading

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You read this review two years ago.

I mentioned in my last post that I was looking to refocus my gaming – less 4e and more of “something else”, whatever that may be.  Unlike most 4E bashers online, I think I can say pretty confidently that I … Continue reading

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Semi-Retired

No, not the blog.  We just haven’t had anything to say.  If you want to read someone flame WotC, the company has generously provided forums for you to do that on.  I’m sure we’ll have plenty to talk about when … Continue reading

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We’re Waiting!

Huh, what? Oh, we’re blogging again? Yeah, I can do that. First thing’s first: Jason’s graphic should be getting a lot more attention than its getting. It should be the response to any BS Dragon articles that say “it’ll get … Continue reading

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