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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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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 Orcish Pantheon in the Forgotten Realms

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
First created by Tolkein in Lord of the Rings (but inspired by various folkloric and mythological creatures), orcs are the traditional enemies of t...
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Planescape: A Brief Primer on the Great Wheel, the Outer Planes, and Sigil

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
WotC recently opened preorders on a new collection of sourcebooks, titled Planescape. This setting is a popular one, connecting various worlds in a...
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4 Prestige Classes to Match a Drow Deity

D&DMorgan Carpenter
A couple of months ago, we went over the drow pantheon of Faerun – a collection of gods worshipped by those elves who dwell deep beneath the earth,...
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Creature Feature: Faerie Dragons, their History, and How to Include them in Campaigns

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
When you’re playing Dungeons and Dragons, you’re going to expect 2 things: Dungeons, and, well, Dragons. To facilitate this, the game’s lore includ...
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A Brief Overview of the Mulhorandi Pantheon (part 1)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The Forgotten Realms have a broad and varied pantheon, featuring dozens of unique gods, each with their own powers and domains within the land of T...
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Reading Dragon: A Look Back at Dragon Dweomers

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
In 1995, TSR published edition #218 of Dragon Magazine. In it were a variety of fantastic articles on Dungeons and Dragons, as well as various oth...
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A Brief Overview of the Gnome Pantheon in the Forgotten Realms

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Often known as the Forgotten Folk, gnomes are a race of small humanoids known for their speed, stealth, and love of illusions. Unlike their small c...
A black and white illustration of an orc in armor and claok polishing a sword next to a stack of supplies and a training dummy with a helmet on it. Next to the image are the words "You again! Enemies who never go away - and how to create them"

Reading Dragon: A Look Back at ‘You Again! Enemies Who Never Go Away – and How to Create Them’

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
TSR’s Dragon Magazine, over the years, proposed and developed a variety of classes, monsters, gods, and characters for Dungeons and Dragons. It als...
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A Brief Overview of the Halfling Pantheon in the Forgotten Realms

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Small, stout, and often sneaky, Halflings are a race of small humanoids derived from Tolkien’s hobbits.  Like Tolkien’s version, they’re a people w...
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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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