An illustration of Icewind Dale, with two frost covered mountains with an aurora above them and snow at the bases. On top of the illustration are the words "5 Winter D&D Monsters" in white typography

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...
A photo of the Title of the Clacks Collectors Edition game, with the title in gold and the A in the shape of a Clacks Tower.

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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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 ...
A photo of the cards from Shadows Over Camelot The Card Game. They're square with a blue and white design on the back, with a white horse in the middle. Next to the stack of cards are the words "A Review of Shadows Over Camelot The Card Game"

The Quest Begins Anew - A Review of Shadows Over Camelot: The Card Game

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
For fans of strategy, cooperation, and fantasy board games, Shadows Over Camelot is an undeniable classic. The original game takes you and your fri...
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 black and white engraving illustration of King Arthur - a middle aged man with a beard, grown, and a cape. Next to him are the words "Arthurian Legends"

5 Arthurian Romances to Get You Started On the Legends, and Inspire a DnD Character While You're At It

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
If you’re looking for something to inspire your next high fantasy or dramatic DnD game, you have no limit of resources to choose from. There are li...
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

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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...
A photo of a stack of Fudge dice (dice with plus and minus signs on each side of the cube) in various colors. Next to the dice are the words "Fudge Games"

5 Fate/Fudge System TTRPGs to Try Out for a Rules-Light Tabletop Campaign

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
I love Dungeons and Dragons. But I also know that it isn’t the ‘forever TTRPG’ for everyone – some people are just looking for something different....

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