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frothsof 4e: Last Call for 4e Forever #2!!!

Posted Thursday 17 Apr 2014 3:42 PM

Hey everyone, I know its been slow around here but I have shifted my focus over to getting 4e Forever #2 out before the end of summer. If you want to contribute any material, be it an article, adventure, or (PLEASE) artwork, I have set a deadline for April 30th.This issue looks to be jam packed and - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Ogres

Posted Thursday 17 Apr 2014 3:00 PM

Theyre dumb, and big, and also dumb, and did I mention dumb? Ogres are a mainstay in many D&D encounters that require a big brute who hits hard and acts directly. However, there may be other options for these hulking masses of muscle. Here are some adventure hooks related to Ogres. Throughout Ap - more

Dungeon's Master: D&D Encounters: Scourge of the Sword Coast (Week 9)

Posted Thursday 17 Apr 2014 1:30 PM

Last weeks session ended with the PCs defeating the Orc Pale Chief (who was really a Wight). Unfortunately the toll was high as the Pale Chief killed the Halfling Rogue before the fight ended. The PCs took a much needed short rest back in the barracks of Harpshield Castle and thats where we picked t - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Necromancy

Posted Wednesday 16 Apr 2014 2:00 PM

Necromancers are known for their power over the dead and undead. In D&D, Wizards who specialize in necromancy often have evil in their heart and an overwhelming desire for power at all costs especially the power over life and death. Necromancers are often corrupted by the dark magic they seek t - more

throatpunchgames: Ring Side Report- Board Game Review of Eclipse

Posted Wednesday 16 Apr 2014 3:40 AM

Game- Eclipse Producer-Asmodee Price- ~$100 ! - 50min/play (2-6 players) TL;DR- Some minor issues, but a great game. 90%   Basics- Eclipse is a four X game (explore, expand, exploit, exterminate). Players take the role of different races or group as they explore the galaxy following the fall of - more

Skyland Games: DCC Review: Bride of the Black Manse

Posted Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 3:15 PM

I recently got my hands on the very latest adventure in the Dungeon Crawl Classic series, and this one is a winner. I own just about all of them, with the exception of the holiday special, and most are pretty awesome, but this one is excellent. A self-described horror-mystery with such influences as - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Music

Posted Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 1:30 PM

In a world of Bards and actual magical flutes, music can play a key role in your fantasy games. As a dramatic endeavor, background music can also be an awesome flourish to make a combat feel more epic. Here are some ideas for incorporating music as a key element in your adventure plots, followed by - more

throatpunchgames: Ring Side Report- Video Game Review of Grand Theft Auto 5

Posted Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 12:26 PM

Video Game- Grant Theft Auto 5 Producer- Rockstar Games Price- ~$50 TL;DR- Slight story issues, but a fun ride! 93%   Basics- Time to go back to the GTA universe again! GTA5 is the newest game in the GTA series, and this one pulls out all the stops. For the first time, players play as […] - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: Tyranny of Dragons: T-Shirt Design Contest

Posted Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 8:00 AM

To help take part in the Tyranny of Dragons, Mighty Fine ("T-shirts designed by fans for fans") is hosting their next design contest. Use your T-shirt design skills to submit your most creative, artistic, adventurous D&D artworkand you could win up to $1000.00 as the grand prize! - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: DnDClassics New Releases

Posted Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 8:00 AM

This one-stop-shop for D&D content offers an easy way to access and download favorite classic titles electronically by computer, mobile phone, or tablet (including iPads). Coming to DnDClassics this week... - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: DnDClassics New Releases

Posted Tuesday 15 Apr 2014 8:00 AM

This one-stop-shop for D&D content offers an easy way to access and download favorite classic titles electronically by computer, mobile phone, or tablet (including iPads). Coming to DnDClassics this week... - more

The Tome Show: Round Table 12 - D&D in TV and Movies

Posted Monday 14 Apr 2014 10:54 PM

Inspired byAdvanced Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, a recently premiered episode of Introcasosits down withVegas Lancaster,Ray Fallon,Andrew Kane, and Andrew Timmes to talk about the ... - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Lords of Waterdeep Board Game

Posted Monday 14 Apr 2014 2:30 PM

Lords of Waterdeep is of my favourite board games; its definitely in my all-time top 5. Im sure a big part of why I enjoy it so much is the D&D theme. Yet the D&D elements are more flavour than anything else. You could strip them away and the game would still work. But I […] - more

Sly Flourish: Random Mundane Magic Item Generator

Posted Monday 14 Apr 2014 6:00 AM

This page provides a randomly generated list of one hundred single-use mundane magical items for the fantasy roleplaying game of choice. You can view or print out the list of 100 magic item list or us - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: PAX East: D&D Live Game 2014

Posted Sunday 13 Apr 2014 8:00 AM

Join "DM to the Stars" Chris Perkins, Gabe (Mike Krahulik), Tycho (Jerry Holkins), Scott Kurtz and a special guest star (Morgan Webb) as they guide Jim Darkmagic, Binwin Bronzebottom, Omin Dran and the newest intern through an unscripted Dungeons & Dragons adventure before a live audience. - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 4-11-14 Range Defense Fighting Style for DnD Next

Posted Saturday 12 Apr 2014 4:04 PM

How about another fighting style for DnD Next?   Range Defense When a creature that you can see targets you or a target within 5 feet of you with an ranged attack, you can imposed disadvantage on that attack as a reaction. If the attack requires a saving throw, the target of of the spell [̷ - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 4-10-14 Pick-Up Artist Quality for Shadowrun 5e

Posted Saturday 12 Apr 2014 3:46 PM

Reading Run and Gun. Its awesome. Saw something I think the book needs.     Pick-Up Artist Cost: 7 Karma You are a master. You slide in close and know when you make your move….right as the bottle smashes into the head of the go ganger. When you use an improvised weapon, your accurate - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Not Your Typical Knights

Posted Saturday 12 Apr 2014 2:15 PM

If I asked you to imagine a knight Ill bet youd picture a man in shining plate armor, with a sword in one hand and a big shield bearing a fancy coat of armor or religious symbol in the other. If I asked you to predict the knights attitude youd likely say that he stands […] - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Welcome to the Jungle

Posted Friday 11 Apr 2014 2:00 PM

The jungle can be a difficult and dangerous place for PCs to go adventuring. The unusual plant and animal life are foreign to uneducated and inexperienced travelers and even the cutest looking creature or prettiest plant can be hazardous and deadly. On top of the dangers that indigenous plants and a - more

NEUROGLYPH Games: EN World Review Savage Worlds: Super Powers Companion

Posted Friday 11 Apr 2014 12:48 AM

Welcome back, Fellow Gamers!I trust everyone had a great time last weekend on International Tabletop Day! I was really excited at the turn out and participation this year, and I think it is awesome how this event has really caught on around the world.Of course, I would imagine a great many gamers ou - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Illusions

Posted Thursday 10 Apr 2014 3:00 PM

When people play D&D for the first time the class they often end up running is a Fighter. Most experienced gamers will agree that the Fighter is the simplest class to run. You grab a big weapon, throw on some armor, and attack the monsters. On the flip side of that coin I think the […] - more

Dungeon's Master: D&D Encounters: Scourge of the Sword Coast (Week 8.)

Posted Thursday 10 Apr 2014 1:00 PM

During our last session the heroes took care of the Orcs, Orogs, and the Ogre that inhabited the upper levels of Harpshield Castle. Afterwards the party decided to split into two groups and head down into the lower levels of the castle ruins using different entry points. This week we were back to ru - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: PAX East 2014

Posted Thursday 10 Apr 2014 8:00 AM

PAX East is a three-day game festival for tabletop, videogame, and PC gamers taking place April 11-13 in Boston. This year: When last we left our heroes, they had defeated one of the most terrible foes the Realms had ever seen, and carved out a little space in the city of Waterdeep that they could c - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 4-9-14 Self Doubt Spell for DnD Next

Posted Thursday 10 Apr 2014 2:03 AM

How about a spell for DnD Next? How about a nice cantrip…   Self Doubt Enchantmentcantrip (mind effecting) CastingTime:1action Range: 60 Ft. Duration:1round Target creature makes a charisma saving throw. If it fails, it is racked with doubt. On its next turn all attacks and skill checks a - more

throatpunchgames: Ring Side Report- RPG Review of Injecting the Weird

Posted Thursday 10 Apr 2014 1:51 AM

Product- Injecting the Weird Producer- Monte Cook games Price- ~$5 at drivethroughrpg.com System- Numenera TL;DR- A Good product to make things fit into the ninth world. 90% Basics- Let’s get weird! Injecting the weird is a source book for Numenera that focuses on adding strangeness to your N - more