• Essentials is not a Porsche

    Few people would disagree that the Porsche 911 GT2 is a fantastic car. With iconic looks, decades of award-winning history and heart-stopping speed and acceleration, it well deserves its place in the Motoring Hall of Fame....

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  • Fortune Cards, and why WoTC should just man up

    I’m seeing an awful lot of hate for stiff cardstock on the intertubes lately, and little of it makes sense. Ok, none of it makes sense. What, pray tell, has stiff cardstock ever done to you?...

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  • Wow, D&D is now truly a CCG

    *Gag* I predicted this would happen when WotC announced that the Gamma World boosters would involve a collectible element. This one is the ultimate in stupidity though: I especially love the fact that these are clearly...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Gaming in the Digital Age: Hero Lab

    There are many character creation programs that exist out there on the internet, but I have found Hero Lab from Lone Wolf Development to be one of my favorites. Unlike a few of the options out...

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  • Things Done and left Un-done

    I keep unfinished article ideas in a text document on my computer. When I first started writing Campaign Mastery, I set up a list containing some seventy-odd ideas deriving from material I had produced for my...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 4e divided by 2

    One of the (surprisingly few) things that I don’t like about 4e D&D is the speed of advancement. Those class levels fly by and it seems like every session ends with the players levelling up and...

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  • End of the Year Recap

    It’s that time, the end of the year.  Time for a recap and some thoughts about gaming in 2010. 2010 was an enlightening year for me, gaming-wise.  While my group has remained mostly stable since early...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • FATE “power cards”

    We’re currently in the process of converting our 4E D&D game over to FATE due to almost group-wide dissatisfaction with the 4E rules. The specific rules are a mix of Strands of Fate and the Dresden...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Gaming in the Digital Age: The D&D Virtual Tabletop Beta

    I recently received an invite to the official Dungeons & Dragons Virtual Tabletop beta. So, what did I think about it? Quite frankly, I had given up hope that this project was ever going to see...

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  • RPG Buffet plays 4E D&D

    I just finished listening to the latest episode of the All Games Considered podcast in which their “RPG Buffet” group discussed their experiences playing 4th edition D&D. This is their last stop on a yearly goal...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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