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5 Free Virtual Tabletops (other than Roll20) You Should Check Out

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
In the era of the internet, tabletop games have gone long distance. You could always play thus using theater-of-the-mind, of course, with detailed ...
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A Review of Dungeons and Dragons Clue (5th Edition Version, 2019)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
It’s almost always fun when Dungeons and Dragons crosses over with other kinds of media. It’s great to see them utilize the story and lore that has...
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A Look Back at Our Controversial and Uncommon DnD Advice

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Over the last couple of years, Divinations from the Collective has attempted to bring good information about boardgames, DnD, and other tabletop RP...
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5 Winter Monsters for a Seasonal Dungeons and Dragons Session

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The winter months are a fantastic source of inspiration for fantasy stories, and for fantasy tabletop games. Dungeons and Dragons is no exception! ...
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Dungeons and Dragons and Me: A Personal History with Tabletop Roleplaying, and What It Means Over the Holiday Season

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again, that the holidays are once again here to greet us. Friends and family gather as they do once a yea...
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Reading Dragon: A Look Back at ‘12 Secrets of Survival’

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
One of the original content resources for Dungeons and Dragons, TSR’s Dragon Magazine included a huge variety of articles, reviews, and rules for t...
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GNU: A Review of Clacks, a Board Game of Discworld

boardgamesMorgan Carpenter
If you’re a fan of fantasy novels, then I’m sure you’ve at least heard of Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discword series. It spans dozens of novels, supplem...
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The Dragons of Spelljammer

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
When you run Dungeons and Dragons, you’re probably going to want to include some dragons (even if you leave out the dungeons). Most settings have t...
The title from the dnd box art for the Dungeon and Dragons Animated series. The title is in antiquated font in white against a red background.

D&D The Animated Series: Fantasy, Fun, and Flat Colors

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The most recent D&D release, Stormwreck Isle (a simple adventure with premade characters meant to introduce new players to the rules and gener...
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6 Fantastic Resources for Creating a Great-Looking Homebrew Document

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
If you’ve been DMing for a while, chances are that you’ve put some work into creating custom monsters, classes, items, locations, and more for your...
Box art for the boardgame Clue - it shows the title of the game: "Clue: Classic Detective Game", with painted illustrations of several individuals in different colored 1950s clothing seeming to investigate some kind of house.

Running Clue in Ravenloft: A Fun Halloween One-shot for Boardgame Lovers

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Fall is officially upon us. Leaves are falling (in places where leaves actually fall), days are getting shorter, and the spooks are coming out each...
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4 Elven Prestige Classes to Inspire (or Adapt for) your 5e Game

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Dungeons and Dragons 5e has nothing on its previous editions for customization. It’s partly to do with ...

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