An illustration from the Astral Adventurer's Guide of a dark skinned adventurer in blue tunic flying through outer space on a magic carpet, with fish swimming by their head

The Flaw in the Astral Sea: Why 5e’s Spelljammer Worldbuilding Make it Make Less Sense

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
It hasn’t been long since 5e’s newest collection, Spelljammer: Adventures in Space, was released out to retailers, and subsequently to Dungeons and...
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Reading Dragon: A Look Back at 'Horses Are People, Too'

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
In 1993, TSR published edition #191 of Dragon Magazine. In it was a variety of fantastic articles on Dungeons and Dragons, as well as various other...
September Gaming Convention Calender 2022

September Gaming Convention Calender 2022

boardgameMorgan Carpenter
  Here are the gaming conventions going on in September! Alabama n/a Alaska  n/a Arizona   Tuscon Comic-Con: Tuscon, Sep 2-4 RinCon: Mesa, Sep 2-5...
An illustration of a set of armor made of yellow, orange, and red oak leaves sewn together into a suit or armor. Next to it are the words "Magical Armor and Shields"

5 (More) Cool 3.5e Magical Armors/Shields to Use in Your Current Campaign

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
A while back, we posted an article discussing some of our favorite 3.5e magical items here: 5 Cool 3.5e Magical Items to Include in Your Current Du...
An image from the DnD website for One DnD. It shows a white Draconic Ampersand in front or wavy red lines in front of a black background

WOTC releases playtest material for “One D&D”: What it Includes, What it Drew From, and What We Think About It

AnnouncementMorgan Carpenter
About a year ago, Wizards of the Coast announced that they had begun work on a new edition of Dungeons and Dragons. Some called it 6e, some called ...
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Does The Ideal Set of Dice in 1992 Still Work for Modern Players?

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
In 1992, Dragon Magazine #182 (a special anniversary edition) released an article entitled “The Wild, Wild World of Dice”. In it, author Michael J ...
The header from Dragon Magazine #132. it shows the word Dragon in large, red font in front on a yellow and blue sky, and a black bar beneath it with the word "Magazine" cut out from the bar in capitals

Dragon Magazine: A Brief History and Explanation

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
If you’ve played Dungeons and Dragons for a long time, chances are that you’ve already heard about Dragon Magazine. It’s possibly the best-known ro...
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The Case for Combat (or Encounter) XP Leveling in DnD

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Recently, I came across a short video of celebrity Dungeon Master Brennan Lee Mulligan. He was speaking into a microphone, clearly on a podcast of ...
A screenshot from Dungeons and Dragons Honor Among Thieves.  It shows the film's title screen, with Dungeons and Dragons written in red font, and the draconic ampersand and the words "Honor Among Thieves" below in grey and white lettering

Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves Trailer Looks Like Goofy Fun – If a Little Disappointing for Fans of Forgotten Realms Lore

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Just a few days ago at San Diego Comicon, Wizards of the Coast launched the first trailer for the upcoming movie Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among ...
An illustration of a flying ship above an ocean and a blue and pink sunset dotted with stars or lights. Next to it are the words "Awesome Spelljamming Ships: in blue and purple letters

Some of the Coolest Spelljammer Ships in Wildspace

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The 5e Spelljammer sourcebook has just entered the preorder stage, and I’ve already reserved my spot. Spelljammer, as you may have noticed if you’r...
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Designing Dungeons and Dragons Characters to Cosplay

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Con season has finally come back! Game conventions, anime conventions, comic conventions – they’re all being put on again (with some concessions to...
A section of the cover of the novel Oath of Nerull. It shows the torso of a dark skinned woman in monk's clothing, next to the words "Oath of Nerull: An all-new adventure based on the greatest roleplaying game of all time".

Oath of Nerull: A Brief Review of a DnD Novel and Tips on Adapting it Into a Module

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
If you like the lore and style of Dungeons and Dragons’ fantasy, and not just the actual rules and play themselves, you’ll probably enjoy some of t...

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