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...
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...
A photo of a woman in a yellow forest, wearing a blue and yellow robe with her arm outstretched. Next to her are the words "Designing D and D Cosplay"

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...
An illustration of Lina Inverse from the anime Slayers. She's a red haired woman wearing pink, white, and yellow clothing, black armor, and white gloves. The is winking and flexing one arm. To the right of her are the words "Anime for DnD Fans"

5 Anime Recommendations for Dungeons and Dragons Players

animeMorgan Carpenter
People who play Dungeons and Dragons don’t tend to limit their fantasy media just to tabletop games. After all, it does require something of a pree...
An old engraving of a mule with a saddle and saddlebags standing on a dirt surface. Next to the mule is the words "D&D Mounts".

5 Cool and Unusual Mounts to Ride in Your Dungeons and Dragons Campaign

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
I can admit it – I was something of a ‘horse girl’ as a child. I learned the basics of riding from a family friend, who gave me lessons in exchange...
A photo of the Pandering Afterglow Dice set from D20collective, a metal dice set with green and pink sides, against a white background. Next to the dice are the worlds 'Gifting Dice' in stylized letters in alternating red and green colors

How to Pick Out Dice as a Gift (a brief guide to gifting dice sets)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The holidays quickly approach, and so does the deadline to find the perfect gifts for your friends and loved ones. If someone you love is into tabl...
A photo of several starts and lights in front of a wooden backdrop. The words Bringing the Holidays to Your Dungeons and Dragons Table are overlaid in white

Ideas for Bringing the Holidays to Your Dungeons and Dragons Table

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
It’s come around to that time of year, again. In colder climes, snow begins to fall, fireplaces begin to crackle, and the coziest sweaters begin to...
A photo of several small, pewter figures with golden accents, which appear to be a kind, a bishop, and a knight. The photo shows only the busts of these figures.

4 Little Details you can Implement to Increase Realism in Your DnD Campaign

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
With all the wizards, dragons, and general magic in Dungeons and Dragons, its easy to let the game slip into the realm of the purely fantastical. A...
A scan of the logo for Spelljammer. It mainly features the word Spelljammer in stylized text, with a small silhouette of a ship underneath it, with decorative borders surrounding the text

Dungeons and Dragons' Science Fiction Campaign Setting: Spelljammer

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Wizards of the Coast just released a brand-new Unearthed Arcana titled Travelers of the Multiverse. It’s content includes several extra-planetary r...
Art work from 3e Dungeons and Dragons, it features several characters in fantasy armor standing around a table with many maps, apparently discussing them

Metagaming: What it is and How to Avoid Doing it as a Player

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
A frequent bane of the tabletop gaming community, especially Dungeons and Dragons, is the metagamer. A quick perusal of almost any TTRPG forum or g...
A scan of an old dungeon map in black and white. The rooms are in white against a black background, with a key indicating that one square equals 10 feet.

Types of Maps and Terrain for Tabletop RPGs

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
There are a lot of pros and cons to playing DnD online versus in-person, not least among those being the ease with which you can make and use grid ...

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