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Using Pinterest In Your Games

My girlfriend recently got herself a tablet to play around with. One of her primary uses of this tablet is scrolling through Pinterest boards and “pinning” things to it. I've been watching over her shoulder and becoming more interested…

Seed Your Players’ Backgrounds

While driving along the other day, I had one of those Eureka moments while thinking about the next game I’m going to run. As I started to think about what kinds of characters would fit well into the story, I reminisced about the theme games…

Johnny's Five - Five Quick Tips For A Pirate Themed Game

Arrr, ye fair and gentle readers. Ye be knowing what today be, donch'a? Why of course it be International Talk Like A Pirate Day. That be meaning we ought to be talking about, and like, Pirates. Well ole redbeard Johnny has a small treat for…

Review: Courts Of The Shadow Fey

A while back (quite a while back actually) I was given a complimentary PDF copy of Courts of the Shadow Fey for review purposes. The concept was interesting and I was looking for an excuse to get my group to give 4th ed. D&D a valid try.…

The Themed Campaign

So stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A Dragonblooded paladin who is trying to make a more noble name for his people, a shadowy thief/assassin Eladrin kicked out of his people for his devious ways, a high ranking human cleric of pelor …

Johnny's Five - Five Great Things About A Mini-Series Campaign

I just recently got back into a game of D&D 3.5, a short game run by a friend before we start a new campaign. My friend (fairly  new to running a game) setup a fairly complex horror themed plot. There was some necessary railroading,…