Archive for March 2010

St. Patrick’s Day Plot Devices

Since it is St. Patrick’s Day, I decided that it would be an appropriate time to come up with some more holiday inspired adventure ideas. And, since leprechauns are underutilited, most of these plots involve the little green fellowes.

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Change of Opinion: Flexibility not Limitation

I have been complaining since Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition came out that many of the features that I relied on in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition had been removed. I have now not only come to accept that this information will never be added to D&D, but have actually come to see this lack as being beneficial to the game.

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Don’t Neglect Story Telling

Recently, I read newbiedm’s post about building an adventure which has advice on what to do and not do with regards to writing your own scenarios. I won’t recap over all of these suggestions here, as you should really read the original post. However, this got me thinking, writing smooth, streamlined adventures is important, but many people neglect the second step.

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Dungeons and Dragons Online Review

On Friday, after deciding not to reinstall “Pool of Radiance: Ruins of Myth Drannor”, I started playing “Dungeons and Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited”. I’m not really a MMORPG kind of guy and have never played in Eberron, so I was expecting to not like it. But the price was right so I decided to give it a chance.

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