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Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: The Dangers of the Underdark

Posted Thursday 24 Apr 2014 9:15 PM

The Underdark is the vast subterranean network of interconnected caverns that run beneath the surface world. The Underdark is filled with creatures living and thriving underground, uniquely adapted for life without sunlight. Its the perfect place for adventures to explore when seeking fame, fortune - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 4-24-14 Shield Reposte feat for Pathfinder

Posted Thursday 24 Apr 2014 6:57 PM

Time for some love for Pathfinder. How about a feat that allows you to respond to an attack with you shield.   Shield Reposte (combat) When people get close to your shiield, you know how to make them pay. Prerequisite(s): Improved Shield Bash, Shield Proficiency Benefit: Determine your AC with - more

Dungeon's Master: D&D Encounters: Scourge of the Sword Coast (Week 10)

Posted Thursday 24 Apr 2014 2:00 PM

The party managed to get inside Firehammer Hold during last weeks session. They encountered a few Duergar along the way but remained pretty much unscathed. Unable to figure out how to gain access to any more rooms on the level 1 they decided to follow the mine cart tracks downward into the level 2 o - more

Dungeon's Master: D&D Encounters: Dead in Thay (Launch Weekend) Preview

Posted Thursday 24 Apr 2014 12:30 PM

All Ive seen is the map and Im already predicting that Dead in Thay is going to be the best season of D&D Encounters ever. On May 14 we begin season 18 of D&D Encounters: Dead in Thay. This is the second part of the Dreams of the Red Wizards story arc and the fourth […] - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: Curse of Icewind Dale

Posted Thursday 24 Apr 2014 8:00 AM

Module 3: Curse of Icewind Dale, the third free content expansion for Neverwinter, will be live on May 13, 2014. New features being introduced include two new adventure zones, Dwarven Valley and Icewind Pass, and all-new open world PvP. - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: Live Q&A with D&D R&D

Posted Thursday 24 Apr 2014 8:00 AM

Join us at 11 AM PDT this Friday for a live Q&A with Dungeons & Dragons R&D! Mike Mearls, Rodney Thompson and Chris Perkins will be there to talk about the new edition of the game, so come prepared with your questions. - more

throatpunchgames: Ring Side Report- RPG Review of Run & Gun

Posted Thursday 24 Apr 2014 3:19 AM

Product- Run & Gun System-Shadowrun 5e Producer- Catalyst Price- PDF $25 TL;DR- What fans have been dying for! 93%   Basics- Time for the first hardcover expansion for Shadowrun 5e. This book focuses on physical combat. It starts off covering several new weapons ranging from swords to laser - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 4-23-14 Nimble Shield feat for DnD Next

Posted Wednesday 23 Apr 2014 2:23 PM

How about another feat for DnD Next?     Nimble Shield You are a master of the shield and grace. Gain the following benefits: The shield becomes a one handed, finesse weapon for you. Its base damage is 1d8 that does bludgeoning damage. The bonus to your defense from a shield increase by +2 - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: The Thralls of Xaerogleth

Posted Wednesday 23 Apr 2014 8:00 AM

Eye tyrants have a wide range of interesting schemes and plans. This week, we focus on one such beholder that was interrupted at a very inopportune timeand now seeks ways to rectify its current condition. - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 5-22-14 Evil Spine Magic Item for DnD Next

Posted Wednesday 23 Apr 2014 4:09 AM

How about a nice magic item for DnD Next?     Evil’s Spine Rare magic weapon (staff) This staff is made from a spine of a single creature. The end of the spine is topped with a human skull. It has been cleaned and bleached white. No visible factors hold the spine together except for - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Scoundrels of Skullport Board Game

Posted Tuesday 22 Apr 2014 1:30 PM

Last week we looked at using quest cards from the Lords of Waterdeep board game as the inspiration for adventure hooks. Today were looking at the expansion, Scoundrels of Skullport, and drawing upon 10 more examples. Throughout April Dungeons Master is participating in the Blogging from A to Z Chall - more

Wizards - Dungeons & Dragons: DnDClassics New Releases

Posted Tuesday 22 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

throatpunchgames: Ring Side Report- Board Game Review of The Red Dragon Inn 2

Posted Tuesday 22 Apr 2014 4:11 AM

Game- The Red Dragon Inn 2 Producer- SlugFest Games Price-~$40 -30 minutes to one hour (four players but with other expansions longer) TL;DR-Better than the original! 97.5%   Basics- Come back to the bar again! The Red Dragon Inn 2 is the sequel and stand alone expansion to The Red Dragon Inn. - more

throatpunchgames: Silver Screen Smackdown- The Amazing Spider-Man (2013)

Posted Monday 21 Apr 2014 5:58 PM

Movie- The Amazing Spider-Man TL;DR- Not bad, but not as good as the first trilogy’s number one. 80%   Basics- It’s the standard Spider-Man origin story we know and love. Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider who gives him the ability to walk on walls and the strength, spee - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Resurrection

Posted Monday 21 Apr 2014 2:00 PM

Dying sucks! You spend all that time and effort developing an interesting character that you know as well as (or possibly better) than your real life friends and in one roll of the dice hes killed. This might be an untimely crit by the DM, a poor saving throw, or failed jump check. Regardless of [&# - more

Skyland Games: Deep Magic Review

Posted Monday 21 Apr 2014 9:00 AM

I will start off by saying that I am not a huge magic-user player and I second guessed myself about backing this book on Kickstarter. I kept eyeing the project page during its funding period and it drew me closer to backing until I finally felt compelled to Wait! Oh, great. I bet it was […] - more

The Tome Show: Round Table 13 - Syrinscape

Posted Monday 21 Apr 2014 8:51 AM

In a new kind of Round Table,James Introcasotalks withBenjamin e, an awesome sound design app that creates unique ambient sounds and music tracks for your ... - more

Sly Flourish: Sharing Secrets

Posted Monday 21 Apr 2014 6:00 AM

When we think about the components that make up an adventure and a campaign, a bunch of things come to mind. Interesting NPCs, fantastic adventure locations, fun combat encounters, mysteries, and puzz - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 4-18-14 Elbow Bash Feat for DnD Next

Posted Monday 21 Apr 2014 2:33 AM

I’ve watch a lot of two handed warriors do a lot of damage when it come to DnD Next, but I think the one weapon fighters need a bit of love too…. How about a feat   SecondaryBash Benefit: Gain the following: Gain a +1 to strength to a maximum of 20 Gain a second […] - more

throatpunchgames: Blurbs from the Booth- What I need from a Gaming Publisher

Posted Monday 21 Apr 2014 2:25 AM

Let’s face it; I buy WAY too many games. Be it roleplaying games, board games, downloadable games, game for my Ipad, or just kickstarter goodness, I spend way too much on games. So I have to cut back on occasion. When I cut back, not only do I stop buying other games, I also stop […] - more

The Tome Show: News Desk (March 2014)

Posted Monday 21 Apr 2014 1:45 AM

The DD news of March 2014, with anchors Jeff and Sam as well as man on the street, Randall Walker.Support the show, shop below...Noble KnightDownload ... - more

www. Newbie DM .com: A bit of info about JotDA

Posted Sunday 20 Apr 2014 4:02 PM

So one of the things I wanted to do when following up rpgKids was to do something completely different from it in every sense. I didn’t want to create rpgKids 2.0, and I wanted to move away from the “DnD” inspired fantasy trappings for the game. So I gave myself a series of challen - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Quicklings

Posted Saturday 19 Apr 2014 1:00 PM

Quicklings are an evil race of Fey sprites who are very fast, very mischievous, and very dangerous. Its believed that they were once Brownies, but through their own misdeeds were transformed into Quicklings. This might have happened when they tried to master magic beyond their control, or it might h - more

Dungeon's Master: Adventure Hooks: Politics

Posted Friday 18 Apr 2014 5:00 PM

A casual watching of any of the news channels on television will show you how passionate many people get about politics. Why should that be any different in the D&D world? Murder In Baldurs Gate showed us a brief look at Ducal elections, but overall the inner-workings of various groups in a fant - more

throatpunchgames: Daily Punch 4-18-14 Spider Silk Gauntlets for DnD Next

Posted Friday 18 Apr 2014 2:29 PM

How about some webshooters for your Spider-Man?   Spider Silk Gauntlets Uncommon wondrous item This pair of black gauntlets are made from black leather and spider silk. They bear the holy symbol of Loth and are exceptionally light. Any devout worshiper of Loth who sees these on a non-drow will - more