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....
A black and white photo of a sign with a UFO that reads "Free Parking". Next to it are the words "5 Scifi LARPs"

5 Science Fiction LARPS to Run this Summer

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Summer is just around the corner, if not here already where you live. It’s the time of the year for parties, get togethers, and entertainment! The ...
A sketch of concept art for the Skeksis from The Dark Crystal in red pencil against a yellow background. To the left is the words The Dark Crystal Adventure Game in purple and black font

The Dark Crystal Adventure Game: Discussion and Review

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
There have been a lot of franchise tie-in tabletop games coming out recently. Labyrinth, Marvel, The Princess Bride. It’s easy to understand why, o...
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...
A banner that read "Anime for Shadowrun Players". To the right of the words is an image of a character from Bubblegum Crisis. She has brown hair, and is sitting on a red motorcycle

5 Anime Recommendations for Shadowrun Players

80sMorgan Carpenter
We talk a lot about Dungeons and Dragons here at D20Collective, but don’t think that we’ve forgotten all the other tabletop RPGs out there to play!...
An illustration of a Victorian man in front of a yellowed paper background, with a clock above him. The words "Creating a Steampunk DND Campaign" are placed in the lower right hand of the image.

Steampunk as a Dungeons and Dragons Setting: Worlds, NPCs, Gods, and Media Inspiration

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
DnD is traditionally played with a high fantasy setting – that the genre for Faerun and the Forgotten Realms. Other subsettings that have been publ...
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...
An image of a deck box for Overkill: Halloween Slasher. The box has an image of pumpkinhead on the front, and appears to have Vampira on the side. Next to the image is the words" Overkill: A Review:.

Laughing at the Midnight Hour: A Review of Overkill: Halloween Slasher, a party horror card game

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
As a company, Ultra PRO is far better known for its card sleeves and deck boxes (a staple to be found among Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon, and othe...
A screenshot from the Drunken Dragon website, showing several adventurers that might be played in the game. The one in front is a blue tiefling, with horns and white hair and metal armor

Drunken Dragons: Tabletop Fantasy meets Blockchain Digital Gaming

Blog PostBen Hint
TLDR; Drunken Dragons is an RPG on the blockchain. Assemble a party, conquer, quest, trade and eat/drink with other players along the way, all whil...
The cover image for The Night Cage. It features a hand holding a dripping candle, giving off yellow light against the dark. Next to the hand are the words "The Night Cage: how long will your light last?" and the logo for Smirk and Dagger games

Let's Hope We're Alone In the Dark: A Review of The Night Cage, a Horror Strategy Board Game

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Do you ever find yourself wishing that your weekly game night was a little less fun-and-laughter, and a little more dread-and-horror? If so, you ma...
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 black and white drawing of a broken lute, taken from the 3e Dungeons and Dragons supplements Song and Silence, with the words Bardic Music in typeface next to it.

Bardic Musicians for Dungeons and Dragons NPCs and Player Characters

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
One of the most common recommendations for spicing up your tabletop sessions is a good soundtrack. Most is mood music, atmospheric instrumentals, b...

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