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Jade Gaming News: Oriental Adventures Game 2

Posted Friday 22 Aug 2014 4:45 PM

Game Master: AdamGame Edition: 1st Ed. AD&DPlayers: Jeff, Andrew, Dave, ElijahStarting Level: 1 Current Level: 1Quote of the Evening:This game marks a couple of firsts for JADE. The first guest DM, The first time all for us were on the sa - more

The Angry DM: D&D Advice with Attitude: Stuff I Dont Hate: Ultimate Scheme

Posted Friday 22 Aug 2014 3:00 PM

Let me tell you about Ultimate Scheme. You may not have heard of it yet because it is still in the playtest phase. But it will be Kickstarting soon and I got to playtest it at GenCon with Rich Baker, game designer/developer formerly of Wizards of the Coast and now at Sasquatch Game Studio. If you ca - more

The Tome Show: Creating Pulp Adventures (GenCon 2014)

Posted Friday 22 Aug 2014 1:01 PM

This seminar features freelancers Ben McFarland and Brian Suskind discussing how to create a unique, inspiring, and fun-filled pulp adventures.Support the show, shop below...NOBLE KNIGHT ... - more

The Id DM: Externalize, Simplify, Visualize

Posted Friday 22 Aug 2014 1:21 AM

Earlier in the week I presented a step-by-step process to solve problems, which could be used to deal with any number of life challenges and problems – including those that arise while preparing and running roleplaying game sessions. The process … - more

Jade Gaming News: Adam's Oriental Adventures NPCs

Posted Thursday 21 Aug 2014 7:40 PM

In preparation for more Oriental Adventures Campaigns JADE Guest Adam paint these four NPC's.These 25mm plastic minaitures are from Caesar Miniatures, and are a great way for a DM to build up a force on a budget.A Man.A Ninja with a katana and shuriken And a Ninja with a katana and a knife.Now these - more

Jade Gaming News: The Ninja: Kira Kurosawa

Posted Thursday 21 Aug 2014 4:50 PM

For his character in JADE's Oriental Adventures Campaign Dave chose to be perhaps the most iconic warrior from Medieval Japan: The ninja.Now Dave didn't have time to paint his ninja before the next Oriental Adventures campaign, so he asked me If I could finished and I was happy to oblige!Kira Kurosa - more

The Angry DM: D&D Advice with Attitude: Whats Up With Angry

Posted Thursday 21 Aug 2014 4:28 PM

So, Ive been getting a lot of questions about my blog and my various projects. Questions like: when are we going to get that combat article you promised, are you ever going to write a book so I can fling money at you, are you ever going to LiveStream video games again, remember when you used to actu - more

Power Score: White Plume Mountain - Wave in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

Posted Thursday 21 Aug 2014 3:40 AM

A lot of the art in this blog post comes from the epic White Plume Mountain walkthrough map by Mock Man Press. ! It is sort of essential for any true D&D room. We had more confusion tonight at the game store. I had been previously told that tonight was to be a character-making session for the Ad - more

Jade Gaming News: Federated States of America Valley Class Airship

Posted Wednesday 20 Aug 2014 5:33 PM

The Federated States of America Valley Class Airship is one of my favorite minis in Spartan Game's Dystopian Wars, and one of the main reasons I picked the FAS as my main faction.Armed to the teeth with cannons, bombs, and forward rockets the Valley Class Airship delivery's 360 degrees of death from - more

Power Score: Shadowrun 5th Edition - The Essentials

Posted Wednesday 20 Aug 2014 9:58 AM

I run four role-playing games a week.Monday: Dungeon Crawl ClassicsWednesday: D&D 5th Edition Adventurer's LeagueThursday: D&D 4th EditionSunday: Shadowrun 5th editionDungeons & Dragons 5e is just rolling out. People on twitter and in my game store are frothing at the mouth over the new - more

Jade Gaming News: Federated States of America Independence Class Battleship

Posted Tuesday 19 Aug 2014 6:52 PM

The first Dystopian Wars fleet I got was the Federate States of America. And while some people feel that they are a tad over styled, or over stating their "steam-punkness", I fell in love with those big ol' water wheels.The Federate State of America's Independence Class Battleship is truly a mouthfu - more

Throat Punch Games: Daily Punch 8-15-14 Controlled Chaos Feat for DnD Next

Posted Tuesday 19 Aug 2014 1:40 PM

So I’ve written about the DnD 5th edition Player’s Handbook that I got at GenCon. I watched one of my players absolutely LOVE the wild magic effects of a Sorceror. How about a feat to help with the wildness of the class?   Controlled Chaos You are a master of magic and have begun to - more

Skyland Games: Asheville Comic Expo (A.C.E.) 2014 Preview

Posted Tuesday 19 Aug 2014 1:13 PM

Just one month until the 3rd Annual Asheville Comic Expo! Once again, the Skyland Games crew is organizing the RPG gaming, and just like the rest of the show, tabletop RPGs will be bigger and more diverse than previous years! We’ve got a warhorn going so you can reserve your spot at the table. - more

Ultanya: 5E Monster Conversion: Adherer

Posted Monday 18 Aug 2014 4:36 PM

I decided to crack open my AD&D Fiend Folio and give Stan Shinns a whirl. I went to the first monster I saw which was the Adherer and started to update it. This is one of those underrated and very old school monsters that is just plain fun. Imagine a white skinned humanoid in funeral wrappings w - more

Jade Gaming News: Kaila's Mushroom Patch

Posted Monday 18 Aug 2014 4:22 PM

JADE Guest Kaila has painted a couple minis before, but her true passion is scenery! And so to give our forest scenes a little more magic, she created this little mushroom tile.It adds some wonderful colour to any scene, and are especially useful in Ivershill with it's mushroom covered forests, and - more

The Id DM: The Dungeon Master as Problem Solver

Posted Monday 18 Aug 2014 12:19 PM

Do you smell that smell? It’s the smell of excitement in the air for a new edition of Dungeons & Dragons. The first wave of products have been released. Many players have waded through the new Players Handbook (mostly to … Continue reading - more