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Jade Gaming News: Dave's Central Power's Planes

Posted Tuesday 16 Sep 2014 5:39 PM

Dave really likes to go all out with his Central powers planes. He always uses a complicated pattern as a testament to those German Aces that decorated their palnes in outrageous patterns!One Dave's favourite planes, the Albatross DV, is painted in red camo, with a distinctive skull and crossbones r - more

Skyland Games: Star Wars: Far Horizons Review

Posted Monday 15 Sep 2014 2:59 PM

Before we get to the review, Asheville Comic Expo is this Saturday! Your favorite local gaming bloggers (FLGB?!) will be organizing and running a lot of the RPG tables. If you haven’t reserved your seat for a game or two, check out the warhorn! Never signed up for any public games on warhorn b - more

The Tome Show: Round Table 34 - Neverwinter

Posted Monday 15 Sep 2014 1:00 PM

Round Table 34 - NeverwinterJames Introcasosits down with Alex Basso,Rudy Basso, andTopher Kohanto discuss theNeverwinter MMOand the recentTyranny of Dragonsupdate which ties into the tabletop ... - more

Sly Flourish: D&D 5e Gotchas

Posted Monday 15 Sep 2014 6:00 AM

At Gencon 2014 the Wizards of the Coast R&D; team discussed tricks to the Dungeons and Draogns 5th Edition rules that DMs and players might forget at their (or the poor monsters') peril. Many of us - more

Throat Punch Games: Daily Punch 9-12-14 Helm of Gamer Command for DnD Next

Posted Monday 15 Sep 2014 2:22 AM

Let’s fire up the random and get an item made up for DnD Next for the Secret Gaming Cabal.   Helm of Gamer Command helm, very rare, requires attunement This helm arrears to be a simple band of gold made of dice and card shapes with a raised war cobra on the front of the […] - more

The Id DM: Starting Hoard of the Dragon Queen

Posted Monday 15 Sep 2014 1:50 AM

Last week I started to run Hoard of the Dragon Queen for a new group of players online. I will post some thoughts later in the week about the challenges and opportunities posed when running a game online, but first … Continue reading - more

Throat Punch Games: Daily Punch 9-11-14 Increased Training feat for DnD Next

Posted Monday 15 Sep 2014 1:50 AM

How about some love for the monks out there?     Increased Training You are a weapon, and you’ve trained yourself to be better then most others! Arts Class Feature Benefits-Gain the following: Increase your martial arts die by five levels. If you ever go above the highest level on y - more

Throat Punch Games: Daily Punch 9-10-14 Inspired Spellcasting feat for DnD Next

Posted Monday 15 Sep 2014 1:40 AM

A featmy wife came up with that I think will help a lot of bards out there.   Inspired Spellcasting You inspired not only feats ofstrength, but also efforts of will Prerequisite: You must be a bard with the ability to give inspiration dice to other characters. Benefit-Gain the following: Gain a - more

Throat Punch Games: Ring Side Report- RPG Review of People of the Stars

Posted Monday 15 Sep 2014 12:41 AM

Product- Pathfinder Player Companion-People of the Stars System-Pathfinder Producer-Paizo Price-$13 rs TL;DR-It’s that book with android stuff! 93%   Basics-I want to believe! People of the Stars is the player companion to Distant Worlds. This book follows the standard Pathfinder formula - more

Throat Punch Games: Daily Punch 9-9-14 Numeria Scavenger trait for Pathfinder

Posted Sunday 14 Sep 2014 3:54 PM

How about trait for your Numeria campaign?   Numeria Scavenger(regional trait) You grew up in the wastes and know how to find the safe fluids from the dangerous Benefit: When you roll on the random Numeria fluids table, add 10% to your roll. A roll of 01% still counts as a 01%.     Th - more

www. Newbie DM .com: Setting my campaign in the 2e Forgotten Realms

Posted Sunday 14 Sep 2014 3:10 PM

So I’m taking my 5e home game back in time a bit. After playing a session ofHoard of the Dragon Queen, I felt a bit dissatisfied with the adventure (mostly due to the way it played with my group), so I’m going to do a bit of a do over. I’m going to usse 5e’s […] - more

Throat Punch Games: Daily Punch 9-8-14 Prehensile Tail feat for DnD Next

Posted Saturday 13 Sep 2014 3:34 AM

How about some love for the stranger base races for DnD?   Prehensile Tail Prerequisite: Tefling, dragonborn, race born with a tail Benefit: Gain the following: Gain a +1 to str, dex, or con to a maximum of 20 You gain an extra hand. This can be used for any activity, but if you make […] - more

The Tome Show: Wolfgang Baur (Gamer to Gamer)

Posted Friday 12 Sep 2014 1:00 PM

Gamer to Gamer is back with new host,James Introcaso. He's sitting down with Kobold in Chief ofKobold Press,Wolfgang Baur. They cover Wolfgang's career, from his ... - more

Power Score: Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition - The Player's Handbook

Posted Friday 12 Sep 2014 5:22 AM

I've been nibbling away for a week on this article, which is about the Player's Handbook for the new edition of D&D. First I will go over stuff for new players, like how a roleplaying game works and the things that make this edition different from the others. Then I will ramble about the art (I - more

Jade Gaming News: Northern Guard Strike Squad

Posted Thursday 11 Sep 2014 5:33 PM

My First introduction to Dream pod 9's Heavy Gear series was through the Heavy Gear Computer game. it was a first person shooter where you got to control the different Gears used by the North and South on Terra Nova. One o my favorite Gears to play as was the Northern Guard Jaguar. So I had to paint - more

Power Score: Hoard of the Dragon Queen - Raiders' Camp

Posted Thursday 11 Sep 2014 2:10 AM

We jumped into episode 2 of the adventure tonight at the store. Going in, I was a little concerned. This episode is short. And they are supposed to hit level 3 by the end of it.The scenario goes like this: The heroes head to the enemy camp, encountering two bands of cultists along the way. Both enco - more

Jade Gaming News: Conquest of Frey: Chapter 1: Game 11

Posted Wednesday 10 Sep 2014 3:25 PM

Game Edition: D&D 3.5Players: Jeff, Andrew, ElijahStarting Level: 5  Current Level: 6-10Quote of the Evening:"Remember, you guys still have those potions I gave you!?""Nope.. Valgard had They had lost track of how many days they had been in this Dungeon: an impossible labyrinth on the back - more

www. Newbie DM .com: Campaign building with the Monster Manual

Posted Wednesday 10 Sep 2014 1:46 PM

“This bestiary is for storytellers and 1; – Monster Manual introduction The D&D 5th Ed. Monster Manual releases on September 19th for those stores that take part in the WOTC WPN program, and on September 30th for everyone else. A few Monster Manuals saw the light of day at Gencon, an - more

Sarah Darkmagic: Comics I Love: Shutter

Posted Wednesday 10 Sep 2014 1:16 PM

A comic I've been reading for the past few months that I love is, Shutter. I'm going to give some spoilers because I want to explain why I love it so much. First, the basics. The comic is described as urban fantasy with dash of Indian Jones. It is published by Image Comics and features writer and a - more

The Id DM: Analyzing the PAX 2014 D&D Live Game

Posted Tuesday 09 Sep 2014 10:59 PM

Minding my own business last week, I was challenged by Mike Shea of Sly Flourish to return to my roots and perform an analysis on the latest installment of Dungeons & Dragons played by the members of Acquisitions Incorporated. … Continue reading - more

Jade Gaming News: Dystopian Wars

Posted Tuesday 09 Sep 2014 6:13 PM

"And what would they be scared of? There's nothing to fear in a perfect world is there?"1845: Years of strife have rippled across the globe catalyzing Empires around the world to rise and fall under the harsh dictates of steel and lead. To usher in a new age of peace amidst the shadows of global - more