• The Dungeon Delve and the Three Act Play

    I am, at heart, a Lazy GM. Other Games Masters can spend countless hours hand-crafting maps, building unique monsters and developing obscure and wonderful histories for their campaign setting, but not me. I’ve done that in...

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  • Maybe there’s method in Wizards’ madness after all

    File this one under “Well, that’s interesting”. I just read about the new direction Microsoft is taking Silverlight (previously decried as being their Flash-wannabe system that never really took off), and it’s heading….. onto the Xbox...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Character du Jour: Molly Underroot

    "I…… am a purple person. People. I am a purple people." — Molly Underroot Ah, Molly. Dear sweet charming drunken Molly. Those who know her generally agree that she is a disaster that has already happened,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Gaming with Kids: From D&D to Fiasco

    It’s official, 4E D&D is a dead at the after-school gaming club. At the moment the students are really grooving on playing Fiasco – we’ve played three weeks in a row and I’ve had new kids...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Zen and the Art of the Fireball

    So it is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you can win a hundred battles without a single loss. If you only know yourself, but not your opponent, you may win or...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Good Little Children Never Grow Up

    I’ll freely admit that I’m biased against 3rd party adventure modules for 4th edition.  Wizards hasn’t exactly made it easy to modify the character builder, especially since the web relaunch, so any new power, item, or...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Recapturing the Magic – a serious argument for gaming like you’re 12 years old

    One of my earliest clear memories of role playing in any form is of running a few friends through an AD&D adventure.  We were 12 years old and having the time of our lives. I know...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Examining High Level Play: Part Two

    Tweet Yesterday I opened the topic of high level play by looking at different types of “high level” characters and how high level play contrasts with lower power levels. Today I’ll examine why people would want...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Nice – the new web-based Character Builder crashes reliably

    I only have 4 days left on my DDI account, but I figured I’d still take a look at the new DDI Character Builder to see what the new character sheets look like. Unfortunately that doesn’t...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Examining High Level Play: Part One

    Tweet A couple weeks back, I was reflecting on the D&D Immortals campaign I’ve been working with, and I got to thinking about “high level play” as a whole concept. I scribbled some notes, and then...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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