Nearly four years ago, when I moved to Colorado, I started a game of D&D for my family. When helping my sister (17yo) build a character, she asked “Can I play a Leaf Princess?” I did not have a good answer for her, so I said “D&D says no.” (well, it actually says ‘not without […]
Man, I hate Vision in D&D. Other RPGs don’t talk about it as much, or maybe I just don’t play them as much, but I hate going to describe something as being dark, and then I remember “Oh, yeah, darkvision.” I hate how there aren’t rules for trying to sneak through caves with torches or […]
I start a lot of campaigns the same way, because I love the village of Nightstone.
I am an advocate of Change in RPGs. I clamor for the new, if it’s not just trying to make a buck. I love seeing new rules, new ways to play, new options. And my joy at new things moves into one of my solid unwritten house rules: I am okay with you changing your […]
You’ll be seeing some articles about Batman and his world in the near future, and before it’s asked, I want to answer: “Why am I including the Batman in my quest to become more cultured?” The Goal of Culture quest Part of the answer lies in the mission statement of CultureQuest. It’s not my goal […]
This summer, the idea of “Beginnings” has been on my mind a lot. First, I’ve been starting a bunch of new things, recently. I finished on game and started a Council of Wyrms game, I’ll have a table on Wednesdays to restart our Gamestore’s playspace post-Quarantine starting soonish, and I also started a game for […]
New UA! Which mean another frank as I read it review. So let’s go. Bard: College of Spirts “These bards seek the spirits of philosophers and stories beyond the marteial plane” Huh, that’s a neat idea. “They do this using gaming sets” …. wat? *reads ahead* Ohh, they mean like a Ouija board. Okay, that’s […]
Oh hey, new UA. This time about feats. Neat.
A bounty was offered by my brother to write an article on the history of the space whale, a staple of Sci-fauna. But when did it become so commonplace?
If you’re not one of my four players for an upcoming game, then this won’t make much sense. If you ARE one of those four, then this might not make much sense. There’s been a lot of lore and mechanical creep since we talked about things. I started building the mechanics system based on the […]