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Reading Dragon: Spells Between the Covers

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
In February 1984, TSR published Issue #82 of Dragon Magazine, it’s official publication for supplementary materials, commentary, and community enga...
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Creature Feature: Hags

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Dungeons and Dragons has no dearth of powerful and vicious villains, various factions who wish to promote both themselves and evil in the same brea...
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Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars RPG: What You Need to Know

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
If you’re interested in playing a Star Wars RPG game, there are a lot of options out there. Lots of them are official (we’ve talked about them befo...
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February 2024 Gaming Convention Calendar

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Here are the gaming conventions going on in Febrary!   Alabama Rocket City Gamefest: Huntsville, Feb 2-4 Alaska n/a Arizona n/a Arkansas n/a Calif...
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Cooking up Cuteness: A Review of Ham’s Sandwich Shop

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Everyone should have a dream. Sometimes those dreams require a little help, though. Especially if you’re a hamster who dreams of opening your very ...
An illustration of a skeletal dragon, a dracolich, with a dull yellow skeletal body and red eyes, emerging from the side of the image. Next to it are the words "Draconic Pantheon part 3"

A Brief Overview of the Draconic Pantheon in the Forgotten Realms (part 3)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Over our past couple of articles, we’ve spent time talking about the Draconic Pantheon – those gods of the Forgotten Realms who are worshipped by d...
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A Brief Overview of the Draconic Pantheon in the Forgotten Realms (part 2)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
An oddly enigmatic and forgotten pantheon, the Draconic gods are hugely powerful, but rarely worshiped in the Forgotten Realms. While they were onc...
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A Brief Overview of the Draconic Pantheon in the Forgotten Realms (part 1)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
As a world filled with divine magic, it isn’t a surprise that Dungeons and Dragons has gods for every occasion – especially for one of its nominati...
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Reading Dragon: A Look Back at ‘The Right Monster for the Right Adventure’

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Since Dragon Magazine was published by TSR, it’s unsurprising that most of the articles featured in it are about Dungeons and Dragons. But that do...
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January 2024 Gaming Convention Calender

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Here are the gaming conventions going on in January!   Alabama n/a Alaska n/a Arizona n/a Arkansas n/a California Anime Los Angeles: Palmdale, Jan...
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Finding Art for Dungeons and Dragons (Without Using AI)

artMorgan Carpenter
While Dungeons and Dragons is a game of imagination, many players still find it useful to have some kind of visual inspiration or representation fo...
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Winter Holidays in the Forgotten Realms

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
When looking to write a oneshot or a module for the holiday season, it’s only natural that you might pose this question first: Does the Forgotten R...

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