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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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Smart is the New Sexy – Making Intelligence a More Valuable Stat for Better Games

3e skillsMorgan Carpenter
For many Dungeons and Dragons players, Intelligence is an immediate dump stat. For a while, Wizards were just about the only class that really reli...
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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...
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Alternative Options for Tabletop Miniatures (for when you can't find the ones you need)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
One of my favorite parts of tabletop gaming is combat. I know that it’s a less and less popular opinion nowadays when game after game is coming out...
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5 Gods of the Faerun to Include in Your Next D&D Campaign

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The continents of the Forgotten Realms are perhaps the most popular, and most frequently used of the official settings for Dungeons and Dragons. It...
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A Brief Guide to Dice Notation and Names

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The uniting factor for most tabletop games is the use of dice. They act as the arbiter of success and failure, and are used in almost every TTRPG o...
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New Campaigns for the New Year: How to Prep for a DnD Campaign

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The new year is right around the corner, filled with new friends, new resolutions, and (hopefully) new games of Dungeons and Dragons. We’ve been ta...
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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...
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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...

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