Monthly Archives: September 2020

Holmes D&D: The First Basic Set (1977-80)

Originally posted on Wayne's Books:
The original Dungeons & Dragons (White Box / Little Brown Books) was a hit in the mid-70s. But the scattershot game rules spread across 3 books and 5 supplements could present an barrier for…

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Why I Chose the PlayStation 5 Over the Xbox Series X (For Now)

Originally posted on In Third Person:
For the past year, I’ve been saving up for one of the two next generation consoles. With each passing reveal, I made notes and weighed my options. Recently, I made up my mind and…

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What Xbox Series X Games Should You Buy?

Originally posted on The Games Freak:
Pre-orders for the Xbox Series X went live last week, and now a lot of you are probably wondering what comes next. Launch day is rapidly approaching and you’re counting down every last second.…

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Reverse Illusions

Originally posted on ThinkDM:
Illusion magic in D&D 5th Edition tends to function a certain way. These spells create some sensory effect which a creature can make an investigation check to discern. Here’s a list of spells that work this…

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Along Came Lillian

Originally posted on Ilyanas Tomb of Doom:
I heard Isabella is back in Neverwinter. I heard about it in Ravenloft. Talk between two vampires who failed to see me, a spidery drow, behind the wall they were dining behind. When…

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How long do you log in for?

Originally posted on GamingSF:
I’ve been thinking about the cadence with which I play MMORPGs at the moment, one that is probably far away from the stereotype of the genre or what the developers might envisage. Other than the dungeon…

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D&D Diary – The Sunless Citadel – Session 2

Originally posted on Game Night Blog:
Our heroes infiltrate the Goblin Stronghold where they meet a strange, creepy gnome and impersonate a god. The artist put twig blights all over this cover but where are they? Well, they’re not in…

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Eyeswind Dale – Rime of the Frostmaiden

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
It has happened… I have acquired both Icewind Dale – Rime of the Frostmaiden AND more Googly Eyes. Of course, the two should meet in some disastrous explosion of eyes on my desk and…

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SGTBones’ List of Must-Play PC Games Presented in No Particular Order

Chris Berto Deep in the heart of the Mega Dads compound, Adam is slowly working through his PlayStation pitch for a studio acquisition, while John toils away as a loyal X-bot, struggling to make sense of the Xbox Series X…

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3 Topics In a D&D Session Zero

Originally posted on The Nerdd:
So, you’re a Dungeon Master, and you’ve found a group of players that want to play in a game you run. That’s great! Sometimes that’s the hardest hurdle to overcome. Now, before you get to…

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