Tag Archives: Game Play

D&D Debate – 5e Starter Set

Originally posted on Family Game Night:
What happened to my ThAC0? What the hell is a ThAC0? My sons wants to play Dungeons & Dragons.  I, like a fool, offer to teach him.  I used to play back in the…

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Building a D&D Encounter Logically

Originally posted on The Nerdd:
Encounters, the building blocks of adventures. The time when your players and their characters are tested. There are random encounters, but this isn’t about that. This is about one of the many steps you will…

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Shadows of the Ruinous Powers – Session 9

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
(Being a series of quick game notes trying to account for the events of many sessions of playing through The Enemy Within using the Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1e rules.) Session 9 Shadows over Bogenhafen…

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Intro to TtRPGs

Originally posted on The Nerdd:
I’m sure you’ve heard of Dungeons & Dragons, especially with the rise of shows like Stranger Things, where the heroes constantly play or reference the game. If you’ve never heard of D&D, or you have…

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Keeping a balance between MMORPGs

Originally posted on GamingSF:
As my current WoW Token (World of Warcraft’s virtual item for a month of game time) comes close to its expiry, I’ve become aware of just how much WoW (Retail & Classic) has been dominating my…

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What I Learned In 20 Levels of D&D

Originally posted on The Nerdd:
I recently finished a campaign of Dungeons & Dragons, primarily as the Dungeon Master (DM). Now that I’ve had over a month to process it, I thought I could write down the lessons I’ve learned,…

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Git Gud, Gid Mindful (Part 6 of 6)

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
Git Gud, Git Mindful Welcome back to our Git Gud series! We’ve been working our way through some tenets of how to git gud and apply those gaming techniques to real life, and we’ve reached the…

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Combat pace and progression blocks

Originally posted on GamingSF:
Roger wrote on the Contains Moderate Peril blog about “The Pace of Combat“: both on how it can affect enjoyment of a game when it varies, and how expansions in older MMOs mess with this via…

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Shadows of the Ruinous Powers – Session 8

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
(Being a series of quick game notes trying to account for the events of many sessions of playing through The Enemy Within using the Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1e rules.) Session 8 Shadows over Bogenhafen…

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Happy New Year (and new decade)!

Originally posted on GamingSF:
So it’s 2020 and a new decade. Happy New Year, and happy 2020s! Allusions to the roaring 20s aside (anyone who knows history, knows how that ended), I’m feeling more hopeful about the coming year in…

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