An illustration from the 3.5e players handbook, showing 3 fighters in leather armor and wielding swords seeming to charge into battle. Next to them are the words "Advice Lookback" in large font.

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...
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 Makes 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...
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 ...
A photo of a set of black dice with red numbering against a white background. Next to it are the words "Ideal Dice Set (1992 vs. Now)"

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 ...
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 5e storm giant, with grey skin and white hair, holding a sword and a lightnign bolt and hearing  centurion helmet. Next to him are the words Unearthed Arcana: Giant Options

Unearthed Arcana Giant Options – What it Includes, What Stands Out, and What Needs Work

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
This week, Wizards of the Coast released their newest Unearthed Arcana (pre-released rulesets intended as a reception and beta test before official...
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The Witchlight Carnival: "Wild Beyond the Witchlight" Introductory Area, and Standalone Location

5e dndMorgan Carpenter
Recently, I’ve been running the prewritten campaign Wild Beyond the Witchlight (WBTW) for my family. It’s a roleplay-heavy, combat-light campaign t...
An illustration from the announcement of Spelljammer in 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons. It depicts Minsc, a human ranger with purple face paint, and Boo, a space hamster, riding a dragon through space.

4 Things We Hope We See in Spelljammer 5e

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
This week, the D&D Direct Youtube channel surprised long time DnD players with a huge announcement – Spelljammer is finally making its way into...
An image of the cover of a 3.5e D&D book "Complete Psionic". It shows the 3.5 edition Dungeons and Dragons logo and the title of the book.

5 Psionic Prestige Classes WotC should adapt into 5e Subclasses

3.5e dndMorgan Carpenter
For those who have only played 5e - psionics are the psychics of the D&D universe. Their powers and abilities come from the mind, with intense ...
The Least Popular DnD Opinion: aka "The Problem With Warlocks"

The Least Popular DnD Opinion: aka "The Problem With Warlocks"

5e warlocksMorgan Carpenter
I’ll get right to the point: Warlocks shouldn’t exist in 5e I know, I know - put the pitchfork down for just a moment.  It’s not that Warlock’s ar...

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