Roughly two minutes into my second (ever) game of Warhammer 40K, another player decided to have his character pull out a space gun and shoot mine in the face... Twenty minutes later, the GM decided to mention, rather casually, 'x-card's' were fully operation at his table. Thank goodness for that! If you're not familiar with … Continue reading The (Unfortunate) Myth of The X-Card
Wizards, the company behind 5th Edition to the Worlds... Most Awesome Role-playing game, has gone back to pushing out monthly Unearthed Arcana articles. This month, they revised a few class options they have begun play-testing over the past year. I wanted to give a break-down of my own thoughts on some of these changes, as … Continue reading Unearthed Arcana: Revised Class Options
I have been slowly developing a distinctive style on my products for the DMSGuild that I feel increasingly confident about. Recently, I was lucky enough to stumble across a style of map-drawing that I think just might increase my overall productivity. Its an older, throw-back style that I've seen on a few other blogs and products that I decided to try … Continue reading Owlbear Nest – Map
New York City has a great many weekly gaming events, groups and meet-ups that happen on a regular basis. Last week I went to a few focused on designers who were in the beta and development phases of their designs. It's always interesting to be around folks in the early stages of an idea.
Curated Tools to Mimic Wizard's D&D Beyond
A long overdue review of the lamented 2014 MERCS Recon Kickstarted game
As a player, I have always had an enormous respect for the game-runner at whatever table I take a seat at. When I first stepped into the world of role-playing, the biggest challenge I had was adapting to the rules of the various systems I was learning (I started D&D as an adult and decided to … Continue reading DM Ultimatums