Numbers numbers, dice dice… here we go!
This is the very first, official, character build in my Dicey Characters Project. (But technically, its the third blog post in the series.) Continue reading ““Mo Jing-yi””
What if I build a character using as many dice-generated results as possible?
How far into character creation can I get? How many places can the dice even be used? Would a character even be playable when generated this way?
Curious? Good, because I want to find out, too. Let’s do it!
by Matt Mercer with James Haeck
If you haven’t gotten your copy of the Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting (I’m told that it doesn’t “officially” release until GenCon) this will let you know what you’re in for. Continue reading “Book: Tal’Dorei Campaign Setting”
A chart to help you master the world of ranged weapons in D&D 5e.
Weapons with range can be confusing for a beginning D&D player. Even those who come to 5e from an earlier D&D version can be thrown off. Continue reading “How to Judge a Ranged Weapon”
PEOPLE + COMPARISONS = POLITICS.
THAT’S A GOOD THING.
If you believe that its not worth a lot of time to build macro-politics into your adventure, you’d be right.
In fact, having a few essential details in your mind shouldn’t take you long, and it will be enough to give your adventure a little context. Continue reading “Design a Political Angle”
I have been watching this kickstarter project evolve. A program that makes isometric line-drawn maps on parchment-tan background that feel vintage, yet have a level of exactness no one can argue with. I don’t know of any others. Continue reading “Hobbyte Dungeon Builder”
Everyone, meet Mila Häfdottir, Half-orc, Barbarian.
Mila is my proof-of-concept for random generation of role-playable PCs.
The hardest part was getting the stats for saves and bonus right. I’m a pre 5e druid/ranger person, and never play a half-orc before. Or a barbarian for that matter. Creating Mila was breaking all new ground for me.
There will be boo-boos in the stats. When you find them, pleeze let me know. And if you play test her, let me know how it goes! Continue reading “Mila Hafdottir”
You have to love Pinterest when it comes to showing off collections of internet images and ideas. But, as a consumer of said collections, only when it is wrapped in a robust Google search does it become a high-nutrient, D&D home-brewer’s snack food! Continue reading “Pinterest=Idea Food”