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NEUROGLYPH Games: EN World Review Dark Deeds in Freeport by Kobold Press

Posted Friday 25 Jul 2014 11:15 PM

Its another Happy Friday, Fellow Gamers and a mere 19 more days until GENCON!!! Hard to believe how fast the time has gone this July, and in less than three weeks itll be time to head down to Indy!But in the meantime, I hope this week was an enjoyable one for you, and youve had [...] - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 7-24-14 Elemental Focus feat for DnD Next

Posted Friday 25 Jul 2014 4:49 PM

I want to be a wizard that focuses on fire 17;s make it happen!     DamageFocus You’ve studied the elements and found yourself drawn into one in particular Benefit: gain the following Gain a +1 to wisdom, intelligence, or charisma to a maximum of 20 Pick an element damage type (acid, - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 7-23-14 Improved Parry feat for DnD Next

Posted Friday 25 Jul 2014 4:21 PM

Martial characters don’t get a ton of love, how about we give them some   Improved Parry You know how to move a blade out of the way and how to strike lightning fast after the dodge Benefits:Gain the following You gain a +1 to dexterity or strength to a maximum of 20. When you […] - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 7-22-14 Superior Mage Hand feat for DnD Next

Posted Thursday 24 Jul 2014 5:54 PM

I’ve been reading the Sundering and I saw a character do something amazing with her hair. She used it to grab weapons and beat the crap out of anyone who came at her. How about a feat to make that happen?   Superior Mage Hand You’re a pinnacle of spell casting and you make even [ - more

Dungeon's Master: D&D Encounters: Tyranny of Dragons Kit Preview

Posted Thursday 24 Jul 2014 5:00 PM

With the release of the new 5e Dungeons & Dragons comes a new look and feel to D&D public play. D&D Encounters as we know it is changing as it becomes part of the broader public play program known as the D&D Adventure League. The first adventure in the Tyranny of Dragons story arc is - more

Dungeon's Master: D&D Encounters: Dead in Thay (Week 11)

Posted Thursday 24 Jul 2014 12:00 PM

During the last session the PCs learned that a group of Red Wizards were trying to reset all the black gates and undo everything the heroes had accomplished so far. With consequences so dire, three tables (16 PCs) came together to face off against t[...] - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter: Tyranny of Dragons

Posted Thursday 24 Jul 2014 8:00 AM

With a stalwart devotion to honor and justice, the Dragonborn have devoted themselves to doing good throughout the Realms. We are proud to announce that with the release of Module 4: Tyranny of Dragons, Neverwinter players can now join them in this crusade with their very own Dragonborn characters! - more

Power Score: Dead in Thay: Save or Die

Posted Thursday 24 Jul 2014 2:56 AM

The Dead in Thay season of Dungeons & Dragons Encounters is over! We wrapped it up tonight with a sweet poster map printed out at Office Depot for a cool 3 bucks. Players are on vacation, so I had a mere 4 heroes for the big finale. I was disappointed in the turnout. I was pretty excited about t - more

Jade Gaming News: Russian Coalition Suvorov Cruiser

Posted Wednesday 23 Jul 2014 5:10 PM

Like a blunt instrument is the best way to describe the Russian Coalition Suvorov Cruisers from Spartan Games Dystopian Wars.  Like most Russian vessels, their guns are short range, but they make up for it in raw power.To close the gap, the Suvorov Cruisers also come equipped with Ablative armo - more

Power Score: Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG

Posted Wednesday 23 Jul 2014 4:05 AM

I've been running a Dungeon Crawl Classics game on Monday nights for about 5 months at the game store. If you haven't heard of it, DCC RPG is very similar to D&D but it has an old school flavor with an emphasis on random charts. It is awesome. And it's pretty scary how similar D&D 5e ended u - more

Sarah Darkmagic: Kickstarter: Hero Chest

Posted Wednesday 23 Jul 2014 1:46 AM

Some of you may know about my recent foray into reading and enjoying comics. It wasn't easy at first to figure out where to start and I was led down some dead ends. Recently one of my friends from college contacted me about an idea she had for a business venture and I fell in love with it because of - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 7-21-14 Art of the Deal Feat for Pathfinder

Posted Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 1:14 PM

How about a feat to twist fate even more in your favor?   Art of the Deal When drawing from the deck of life, you stack the cards Prerequisite:Twin Fates feat here Benefit:When you draw from a Harrow Deck to use a class feature, you may expend two uses of your Twin Fates feat. If […] - more

Critical Hits Newest Critical Hits: Breaking D&D 2: Electric Bugaloo

Posted Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 12:53 PM

The risk inherent in mentioning optimization, rules complexity, and story vs. rules in a discussion is great. People may fall back into entrenched positions on all sides. So I want to quickly clarify some points that will also frame my discussion going forward. - more

throatpunchgames: Ring Side Report- Board Game Review of Tricked-Out Hero

Posted Monday 21 Jul 2014 7:40 PM

Board Game- Tricked-Out Hero Producer- Prolific Games Price-$45 here cked-out+hero -45-30 Minutes (2-6 players) TL; DR-Classic Hearts meets DnD-84%   Basics- Get ready for “Juke-Box Hero” to be stuck in your head. You take the role of a fantasy hero fighting to defeat monsters acros - more

Skyland Games: Try before you buy Board games on iOS

Posted Monday 21 Jul 2014 2:30 PM

Recently I’ve picked up a few games for the iPhone that started out as more traditional board or card games. A lot of them are great versions of the originals, with the added bonus of always being in your pocket, and allowing online games with friends who may not be able to make game night. [& - more

Jade Gaming News: Russian Coalition Tunguska Class Large Skyship

Posted Monday 21 Jul 2014 2:12 PM

The Russian Coalition in Spartan Games' Dystopian Wars do not have a very well rounded air force, and rely predominantly on their land forces to crush their enemies. However when they do need to take to the sky their heaviest war machine is the Tunguska Class Large Skyship.It is essentially a flying - more

Sly Flourish: Clue Cards

Posted Monday 21 Jul 2014 6:00 AM

We lazy dungeon masters are always looking for simple tips and tricks to make our game easier to organize and more fun for ourselves and our players. In a past article, we've talked about sharing secr - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 7-18-14 Discerning Drinker feat for Pathfinder

Posted Monday 21 Jul 2014 12:31 AM

Next week I’m posting my review of the Numeria setting book for Pathfinder. Here’s a feat I know my players want NOW!     Discerning Drinker You’ve studied the strange fluids of Numeria, and you know which ones are good and which ones will kill you! Benefit:Make a knowled - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 7-17-14 Twin Fates feat for Pathfinder

Posted Monday 21 Jul 2014 12:24 AM

I’ve been reading about the Harrowing Decks, and I though of a feat that would help a few classes.   Twin Fates You are a child born under two signs, and that twin nature has influenced you all your life. Prerequisite: A class feature that requires you to randomly draw from a Harrow Deck - more

www. Newbie DM .com: My Quick 5e Thoughts

Posted Saturday 19 Jul 2014 9:16 PM

I wanted to give a quick and dirty “opinion post” on 5e, and this is not meant to be a comprehensive review, just quick thoughts… By now I’ve had a chance (and hopefully if you’re interested in 5e, you have as well) of reading and playing with both the basic rules pdf a - more

Power Score: Lost Mine of Phandelver - D&D Starter Set

Posted Saturday 19 Jul 2014 7:34 PM

My game store asked me to run the Starter Set adventure today as a demo to try to teach people about Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition. First I'd like to tell you a bit about the Starter Set, and then I'll tell you how the session went.I'm not going to bother giving a full review of the Starter Set - more

Dungeon's Master: Friday Favourite: How To Introduce A New PC

Posted Friday 18 Jul 2014 1:30 PM

On Friday we comb through our extensive archives to find an older article that we feel deserves another look. From April 28, 2010, Dungeons Master once again presents: How To Introduce A New PC. It happens in almost every game, a PC dies and now you have to figure out how to introduce the new [̷ - more

The Tome Show: Dead in Thay (Tome 237)

Posted Friday 18 Jul 2014 1:00 PM

In this episode, Jeff and Tracy are joined by Sam Dillon, Eric Paquette, and James Introcaso to discuss the sequel to Scourge of teh Sword ... - more