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From the DM’s Chair: Creating a Setting

Originally posted on Shadowonthewall:
Whether classic fantasy or a steampunk style like Eberron pictured above, every campaign needs a setting. Artwork from D&D Eberron 5e. You’ve gotten your game group together and, now you’ve got your group of friends all…

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Grit and Persistence – An awesome lesson one can learn from games

Originally posted on Plant Powered Gamers:
I received a text while I was at work from Grant today.  He was incredibly excited and wanted to let me know that he had finally defeated the “Yellow Devil” from Mega Man for…

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There’s No Escaping the Backlog

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
It wasn’t too long ago that I used to be a different kind of gamer. The kind of gamer who spent every moment of free time they had on finishing their next game. The kind…

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No Place Like (The Party’s) Home

Originally posted on Cannibal Halfling Gaming:
When someone says the word ‘adventurer’, the picture of a steady home life is not often one of the images called to mind. The dusty road, the shadows between the megascrapers, the space between…

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DDO: Don’t fear the Reaper 3

Originally posted on Bio Break:
“Hey guys we should split up!” “That’s the beginning of every bad horror movie, you know?” And thus began another exciting group outing in Dungeons and Dragons Online, in which a group of slightly overleveled…

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From the DM’s Chair: Filling in the blanks and ways to start your campaign

Originally posted on Shadowonthewall:
So, you’ve got your setting map all laid out and an overall idea of the big picture of your campaign. We’re not ready to start our campaign yet, however. Drawing the map is only half the…

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What I Learned from White Plume Mountain

Originally posted on The Learning DM:
In my group’s monthly sessions this summer, I’ve been running White Plume Mountain. It can be found in the recent premium hardcover adventure compilation Dungeons of Dread. Back in the day, I was mainly reading…

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From the DM’s Chair: Session Zero

Originally posted on Shadowonthewall:
Rolling up characters together gives a great chance for players to learn about each other and can be introduced to your new world together. Artwork taken from Comicfans.com, piece by Milivoj Ceran. When coming to start…

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Level One Wonk: Fantasy

Originally posted on Cannibal Halfling Gaming:
It’s the genre that started it all, and it has set the baseline for what people think of when they hear the term “role-playing game”. It’s a literary genre of astonishing breadth, that still…

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MyDDO: Tales from the Table

Originally posted on Mops Entertainment:
I have been playing Dungeons and Dragons for the last ten years, and over this last ten years I have gathered quite a few stories from the table top. Also I am a big fan…

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