Review: D&D Monster Manual 5th Edition

First of all, I’d like to take the opportunity to thank Wizards of the Coast and 360PR for being kind enough to send me a review copy even though I haven’t posted anything on this blog in over a year. Secondly, this has to be the largest Monster Manual I’ve ever seen

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Combining Other Interests with Role-Playing

There are many cases that I have witnessed in which a player’s or DM’s other areas of interests have slipped into a role-playing session or campaign. In many cases this can add to the story, the quirkiness, or just the overall fun of an adventure.

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Special Release AD&D 1st Edition Books

Recently, while in a not-so-local gaming store, I encountered re-releases of the 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons books. Upon looking closer, I discovered that sales of these reprints assist the Gary Gygax Memorial Fund!

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Director’s Cut Additions

I had intended to respond to Vanir’s review on Critical Hits of the session of Director’s Cut: Survival Horror that I ran via comment, but it looked like this was going to be rather long and decided to make a post instead. While I agree with most of what he said, I wanted to clarify a few things as well as give a view from the other side of the GM screen.

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GenCon 2012 in Review

So, it has been a week since GenCon ended for the year and I have been thinking over how this year was different over previous years. What I’ve discovered is, this year wasn’t defined by what was present but by what was absent.

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