Posts tagged ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

DDO Follow-up Review

About four months ago, I signed up for a paid "VIP" account so I could check out the content that I was missing. At the time, they had a really good deal on memberships so it seemed like the perfect opportunity. Also, my wife has started to play about two months ago and signed up for a VIP membership over this last weekend. Finally, I created a guild about the same time my wife started playing. Because I have gained insight into to the paid content and have multiplayer experience, I felt that it was time to write a follow-up review to my previous Dungeons & Dragons Online review.

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What is Your Favorite RPG and Why?

Recently I asked the titular question on Twitter and Facebook. Everyone must be too busy playing RPGs to reply as I have only received three responses and one of them was in regards to rocket propelled grenades; I guess I should have been more specific.

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Photos from GenCon 2010

I thought it would probably be a good idea to get these images off of my camera and on the site before I forget until my next vacation. So, without further ado, here’s the photos that I am sure you have all been dying to see. Okay, a little more ado, you can click on the preview for a larger version of the image.

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Dungeons and Dragons Needs a Pronunciation Guide

How many times have you been in a gaming session and someone pronounces the name of a D&D race, character, or place in a way that makes you think you have been reading different books? I am not talking about cases where the person was trying to be funny, read something incorrectly, or has a regional accent different from yours. Examples of this from my own experience include “homonuclei” instead of “homonculi”, or “salad” instead of “slaad”; yes, I really have heard both of these in gaming sessions. I am talking about cases where you realize that you really have no clue how to pronounce the name.

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Monster Manual II Opinions

Recently I had purchased the Monster Manual II for Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition and have mixed feelings about it. Overall, I feel that it is a good addition to my collection, but there are a few things holding it back from being all that it could be.

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