Category: RPG

My D&D Next wishlist

Dear Easter Bunny/Killer Clown/Santa/Greg* (delete where applicable), Please bring to me: A core D&D system that is as simple as the simplest of retro-clones and goes all the way from 1st to 20th/30th/761st level....

D&D Next First Official Full Playtest Review

…. is a headline an awful lot of people would love to read right now. So how about it, Wizards of The Coast? c’mon. You know you want to. I understand and fully support...

It’s #DrawVecna Day on Twitter!

“I know what you did for XP last Summer” It’s #DrawVecna Day. Does a quick render of old boney count? Click to enlarge, as ever.  

What Classic D&D gets right

Oh my. This has been a very difficult post to write. Partly that’s because it’s my humble opinion that Classic D&D gets pretty much everything right, but also because I’ve already written a whole...

The case for awarding XP for gold

Once upon a time, you didn’t just get Experience Points for killing things, completing quests and making the GM laugh. You also got them for stuffing your pockets (and backpacks, and Bags of Holding)...

Armour piercing bullet points

From the short-and-sweet-but-neatly-presented dep’t: DMDJ is an iphone app which lets you add sound effects to your gaming session. It’s rather jolly good. Android version to follow! The nice people at DAZ 3D have...