Monthly Archives: November 2018

DDO: Flying cats and other monstrosities

Originally posted on Bio Break:
Any MMO that lets me jump up, grab a ledge, and then hang there like I’m attempting a pull-up in gym class is an MMO that I can get behind. As our DDO group neared…

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Lysander, Maw of Acamar

Originally posted on Misanthropester:
The final character creation for this November is one I made to play in an evil short campaign with some friends. Lysander is an Earth Genasi warlock who has bound himself to the Great Old One Acamar.…

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Now Arriving: Games of December 2018

Originally posted on Gamer Crash:
Ladies and gentlemen, the rollercoaster ride of releases for 2018 is quickly coming to an end. October and November were stuffed with games and while December traditionally doesn’t follow suit, there are some major names…

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Evangline Cerces, Ardent Witch

Originally posted on Misanthropester:
Many arcanists and magic users would think of themselves as pyromancers if they wielded and loved the fire spells that so entrance Evangline Cerces, fire genasi sorcerer. Unlike many of her kind, Evangline is very level-headed…

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D&D Dad: Prepping for a HUGE Adventure

Originally posted on Michael Jasper:
Hello again. Sorry it’s been a while, but I’ve been busy prepping a new adventure that’s going to be huge — literally! It’s my first time tackling a full-size published campaign, and I chose Storm…

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Gaming press’ condescension toward MMOs

Originally posted on Bio Break:
One of my ongoing pet peeves in regards to MMORPGs is how the wider gaming press tends to demean, ignore, or hypocritically attack these games. Since about 2008 or so, it’s become pretty common to…

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Reinhardt Glaive, Bluejacket Water Genasi

Originally posted on Misanthropester:
Reinhardt Glaive feels they’ve been at sea since birth. The water genasi sailor has circled the world at least six times on just as many ships. Usually, Reinhardt arrives in port after a contract’s completion and…

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From the DM’s Chair, Session 20: Probable Causes.

Originally posted on Shadowonthewall:
Cutscenes are an important part of all video games. They allow for chunks of plot to be easily dispensed and essentially amount to mini movies which break up the gameplay experience and allow for plot to…

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Cybil Gormenghast, Giantslayer

Originally posted on Misanthropester:
Coming down from great mountain range she always knew as The Driftless, Cybil Gormenghast is a giant-slaying air genasi ranger. In her mountain hermitage, Cybil would scour the mountains rooting out ogres and dangerous giantkin. She…

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Madness to the Method

Originally posted on Return to House of Grouse:
Well writing this a little differently, normally I go through a couple of drafts before putting the blog together. However this time writing from scratch no draft no rewrites. Not sure if…

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