Category Archives: Updates

Unearthed Arcana: Sorcerer and Warlock Analysis

Originally posted on The Kind GM:
Let’s get a bit eldritch, shall we? September’s Unearthed Arcana installment provides two new subclasses, one for the Sorcerer and one for the Warlock. Both have some sort of eldrtich or horror theme, as…

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Is Oath of Heroism OP?

Originally posted on ThinkDM:
The Oath of Heroism Paladin subclass is the latest playtest release featured in Wizards of the Coast’s September 18, 2019 Unearthed Arcana. This class calls to mythological figures of the past, such as Hercules, Gilgamesh, or…

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Git Gud, Git Creative (Part 2 of 6)

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
Welcome back to our Git Gud* series! We work out way through some tenants of how to git gud and apply those gaming techniques to real life. This mini-series will be broken up into the following parts:…

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If I had time, here’s what MMOs I’d be playing

Originally posted on Bio Break:
In my head I usually have two lists of MMOs at any given time. Well, three lists. The first would be upcoming games that I’m keeping tabs on in case that they prove to be…

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Zones that are a pain to traverse

Originally posted on GamingSF:
If you read many of the blogs covering World of Warcraft Classic you’d think that making zones a pain to traverse is a good way to motivate play. From what I’ve played so far time spent…

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New Articles: From Gaming to Mental Health

Originally posted on Superior Realities:
I’ve had another few articles published here and there online (beyond my regular columns at Massively Overpowered). Firstly, over at MMO Bro, I talk about old school grind, and how it was more of a…

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What is a JRPG?

Originally posted on The Vault:
The terms “RPG” and “JRPG” are generally well known among the gaming community. However, the terms have different meanings for different people and they are not always properly understood. I recall that in highschool, a…

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Git Gud, Git Smart (Part 1 of 5)

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
There may come a time when we may feel like we’ve come up against a problem that is just too hard to overcome. Our resources are low, maybe we feel like we haven’t leveled up enough,…

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Falcon’s Rest

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
Built into a small plateau in the east hills, the Falcon’s Rest is a shrine to a small local deity that is usually interpreted to be an incarnation of the great hunter, or a…

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RPG Market Data is a Mess

Originally posted on Cannibal Halfling Gaming:
There’s a lot of reasons people say that the RPG hobby is in a golden age right now. Increased legitimacy of the hobby in general, new audiences reaching games through streaming and podcasts, and…

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