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Ten Truths: How I’d Start a Campaign

It’s been a long time since I’ve DMed an ongoing campaign. Since my last one ended a few years ago, the longest game that I’ve run is a 5-session play through of Lost Mine of Phandelver, the D&D 5e Starter Set adventure. The campaigns that I have run in the past generally have started with […]

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Stunts & Tactics

During Gen Con, I discussed the Dragon Age RPG a bit with my brother and Scott Rehm (The Angry DM). I had mentioned how I liked the stunt mechanics, but both of them had reasons why they didn’t like the stunt mechanics in AGE. They felt that the random post-action declaration nature of stunts made […]

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Relic Knights Arrive!

Close to two years after the project was funded on Kickstarter, I finally got my shipment of Relic Knights miniatures. It’s been a longer than expected wait, but I’m very excited to finally have the minis. Relic Knights is an anime-inspired tabletop miniatures game from Soda Pop Miniatures┬áthat features a good number of mechanics to […]

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Advantage & Disadvantage

One of the new mechanics in Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition is advantage and disadvantage. Advantage and disadvantage are used in many of the situations where third or fourth edition would have granted a +2 or -2 modifier on a roll. When a character has either advantage or disadvantage on a roll, they roll two […]

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Dragon Kings World Book

Dragon Kings is a new fantasy setting written by Timothy Brown, one of the co-creators of the Dark Sun setting. The World Book is a system-agnostic presentation of the setting, but there are planned supplements with rules for Pathfinder, 13th Age, and Savage Worlds. The pdf is available on DriveThruRPG for $19.99 while a pre-order […]

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Age of Terror Updates

Since posting it a few months ago, I’ve been continuing to add new content to my Age of Terror hack for using the Dragon Age RPG to play in the world of Diablo. It now contains 16 backgrounds that should cover all of the character classes from the computer games, a few new talents and […]

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