5th Edition And Me

I finally had a chance to try out the 5th Edition of Dungeons and Dragons over the weekend. In today’s post, I’m going to talk about my first impressions from the behind the DM’s screen. I want to repeat that because it’s important. These are my first impressions and so may or may not hold up over time, so take them in that spirit. Read more…


Working The System

I’m starting to get to the point in my planning where I need to choose a system. There are a lot of games that can do fantasy, but each game handles things a little differently and some of my planning has to fold the idiosyncrasies of the system into the world so that the PCs will fit in the world and the world will make sense within the context of the game. Today, I’m going to discuss some of the systems I’m considering and the reasons why I might select them and why I might not. Read more…

A Village In The Making

A while back, I listened to the Icewind Dale trilogy while on my commute and it spurred in me a desire for a campaign storyline that was possibly a little more traditional than some of what I was currently playing. To that end, I started working on a campaign idea that I called “What Once Was Lost”. The first step in that was to create a homebase for the PCs to work out of. In today’s blog post, I’m going to discuss the different sections of my write-up and the what each section’s purpose is. Read more…

My To-Run List

April 29, 2015 2 comments

I maintain, in my head, a list of the roleplaying games that I want to run. The list changes as things rise to the list and fall off, but there’s a few things that have lived on the list long enough to own the proverbial home there. So hit the break to see my top five games on my to-run list (in no particular order). Read more…

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Looking Forward For 2015

January 19, 2015 Leave a comment

It’s a new year and that means there will be a ton of games on the schedule. A lot of people use the new year to look forward and make plans for what they want to do. I’m going to use this blog post to discuss my plans in gaming for the new year.  Read more…

Holiday Break

December 8, 2014 Leave a comment

I probably should have put something up before now, but I’m on a bit of a holiday break right now. The holidays and the end of the year always make things crazy around here. I’ll be back with more reviews soon, but it may not be until the end of the year. In the mean time. Have an excellent, game-filled holiday!

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Machi Koro

November 3, 2014 Leave a comment

Machi Koro is game from Japan that has been on my radar for a while, but production delays have kept it from the US market until recently. Was the game worth the wait? Read more…