Tag Archives: Game Play

Martial Adept vs. Magic Initiate

Originally posted on ThinkDM:
Martial classes have long gotten the short shrift compared to their spellcasting counterparts. While 4th Edition D&D attempted to balance this by controlling the action economy, balance concerns have taken a back seat to narrative in…

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DDO: When the pirates upped their game

Originally posted on Bio Break:
Guys, I know we all love loot at the end of a good D&D campaign, but even I have to admit that this might be ridiculous. Oh, I’m going to loot it all anyway, but…

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Xbox: Goodbye or Hello?

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
For the past several years, my household has started off each new year with the same question: Do we need a new console? Some years this has meant, do we need to replace a dying…

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Another Post on Organizing Time

Originally posted on Erdrique's Blog:
Like most gamers, the amount of time I have available to play DDO and to contribute to the DDO Community has varied over the years.  I have been playing DDO since April 2006 and…

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From the DM’s Chair: Approaching Adventure Modules, the introduction.

Originally posted on Shadowonthewall:
Dungeons and Dragons is a truly free and unlimited past time of a hobby. It encourages storytelling, imagination and teaches interesting subjects to aspiring DMs such as the basics of world-building and even game mechanics and…

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Gaming concentration

Originally posted on GamingSF:
A few posts ago I was writing about a particular kind of focus regarding my gaming. I listened yesterday to a Mozilla podcast about a different kind of focus: issues with concentration while reading. The podcast…

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Questing from January 7th to 10th

Originally posted on Erdrique's Blog:
Just the previous weekend, this past week was also light in quest runs.  I kicked off the week by taking Garrrin (Level 24 Barbarian/Fury of the Wild) into the Harbor to knock out some…

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A Fun Little Trinket

Originally posted on Erdrique's Blog:
There are a number of interesting and powerful trinkets in DDO.  However, there is one that I find to be tremendously fun, the Shard of Xoriat.  The Shard of Xoriat looks like one of…

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25 Campaign Starting Adventure Seeds

Originally posted on Ready To Role:
Picture Credit: Dungeons & Dragons cartoon New Year, New You… New Campaign? Whether you’re rolling up a fresh character or reviving an old favorite, the start of a campaign has a certain magic to…

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Heroes of Iyastera: Group One Introductions

Originally posted on Scriv the Bard:
“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” J.R.R. Tolkien, The…

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