Category Archives: Updates

That doh moment (MMO UI edition)

Originally posted on GamingSF:
The archetypal doh moment for me, specifically relating to MMORPG user interfaces, was from World of Warcraft. It was around the Cataclysm time I think, we’d been playing for years at that point and either my…

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DMs Guild Review – The Psion Class

Originally posted on The Kind GM:
The Psion Class is a supplement by Stratos Fotakis. Psionics is part of D&D that hasn’t been officially implemented yet in 5th Edition. There have been various takes through the Unearthed Arcana articles, some…

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Proficiency Scaling

Originally posted on ThinkDM:
D&D’s May 2020 Unearthed Arcana introduced a new technique for class features: proficiency scaling. This means that the number of uses you get to use a feature based on a short rest is based on your…

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Which MMOs have the best daily rewards?

Originally posted on Bio Break:
Every evening when the family heads off to bed, my gaming time usually starts with a quick round of “log in to a half-dozen MMOs to grab daily rewards.” Even if I’m not playing those…

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Zoom level in MMOs

Originally posted on GamingSF:
A post over at Going Commando about comparing raid runs six years apart had a reference to Shintar having changed the level of zoom she plays with noticeably from the first run to the second. Playing…

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The Miasmic Intrusion

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
The stairs just opened into the land one day, and the miasma began to creep forth. Down beneath are twisted ruins that were not here before – a temple half-formed and then warped and…

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D&D Diary – Waterdeep: Dragon Heist – Session 5

Originally posted on Game Night Blog:
Volo sends our heroes on a wild goose chase; they get caught in a gang war, and then they rescue the wrong guy. I really like this cover, but since every player will see…

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Gamer Spotlight: Stephen Duetzmann

Stephen Duetzmann (Founder, Editor In Chief of Engaged Family Gaming) Stephen always knew that he wanted to be a part of the games industry, when he was younger he had ambitions to go into game design before his career took…

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The Fabulous Pocket Guild

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
I love using quick randomizers in play to make it so the game aspect of play is not just for the players – the randomizers make it so I’m playing an improv game of…

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Raids week 174

Originally posted on Micki's Delirium:
Raids 174 were Tuesday May 12, Wednesday May 13 and Saturday May 16. Tuesday 1. Project Nemesis LN – practice run The group filled quickly and I decided to switch things up again. I assigned roles for…

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