I have fond memories of Weapon Mastery from the BECMI Master Player’s Guide. Now there are three pretenders to "next D&D 5e" and each introduce something similar.
This is my first experiment with a Table Tale - summaries of sessions of actual play at my table, along with a bit of commentary. Let me know what you think!
A quick update of a few systems: the Pathfinder Humble Bundle, Kobold Press's Project Black Flag and DM Dave's Helkara
Do you get GM Writer's Block? When you sit down to prepare and just stare at the page? Here's a discussion of some techniques which helped me prepare for my TTRPG game, with thanks to @SlyFlourish, @ubiquitousrat, @roleplayingtips and @HeroicMaps
This post is the first in a series of in-depth reviews of different systems. It looks at Castles and Crusades from Troll Lord Games, a gritty old-school fantasy role-playing system.
Wizards may be backing down slightly on the #OGL front, but they have lost the trust of the community. This is a summary of some alternative #OpenDnD licence initiatives (particularly from @paizo and @koboldpress), and other systems for #fantasy #TTRPGs
Linda Codega has reviewed a leaked version of the new proposed OGL 1.1 from Wizards. Here are my thoughts on this, and how it impacts me.
With a leaked version of the OGL 1.1 reported on by Linda Codega, here's a review of current state of play with licencing (at 6th January 2023)
This is my next post in the series looking at the 10th Anniversary next edition of D&D, which Wizards are playtesting bit by bit. As before, you can sign up to the playtest via D&D Beyond and download the new proposals. Playtest 3 started on the first of December, and feedback is now open, running … Continue reading One D&D Playtest 3 – The Cleric, and updated Ardling, Dragonborn and Goliath
Are all your players having fun? Roleplaying games can be challenging, frustrating (particularly when the dice go against you), thrilling, exasperating. But they are a social pastime, and everyone should leave most sessions thinking “well, I’m glad I took part.” I recently made a big mistake. I forgot to think about that extra word “all” … Continue reading Are your players having fun?