DM Devlog: The Gauntlet of Evolution Part 1

Advanced D&D. Confusingly named, confusingly built, and yet, as I study through these hallowed pages, I can really see the potential for the game this would become. I can see parts of genius, some of which I wish was still in D&D today, and some of which really really had some serious problems.

DM Devlog: The Gauntlet of Evolution Part 0

So I had a crazy idea. I was watching WotC’s video hyping up the History of D&D book they’ll be putting out this year, and I started jonesin’ to play Original D&D. And the idea suddenly grew like a mystical tree in a cutscene- what if I ran a session that was ALL the D&D? […]

Experiment of Dread: Playing a Hexcrawl in 5e

This last weekend, I met online with some friends to do some D&D. As per. However, not all of our group were able to gather, so I placed the current storyline on hold and ran Something Else. And since Module X1, the Isle of Dread has been on my mind, I decided to run that […]

More thoughts On Palace of the Silver Princess

I sat down on Wednesday morning to prep the game for that night. I started with the map of what I had presented so far, then started drawing a new map to extend the dungeon. And stopped instantly. “Why are these rooms here, like this? It doesn’t make sense!” was my thought.  So I ran […]

D&D Archeology: Using old material for the first time

I like to call myself a D&D Archaeologist. I love buying old books and seeing what secrets the ancients had in their games. By ancients, yes, I refer to earlier editions of D&D, but also any game. I’m not picky about where the sources of interesting ideas come from.