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A Brief Guide to Sanity Maintenance at the Table (Meta)

*Succeeds Will save.*

Sometimes it’s difficult not to get upset by differences in opinion in tabletop gaming. Sometimes we are surprised be the vehemence of reactions to new content, errata or FAQ. 1,152 more words

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

[Dark Sun] Chasing the Scholar

The last session left off with the party having obtained some information from Selise, one of Orryn’s contacts. This week, after a night’s rest, the party headed for the Golden Tower to see if the magistrates had more information for them. 1,252 more words

Dungeons And Dragons

In Short, I Shortchanged Them

One of my D&D groups fought some zombies this morning. Fifth Edition zombies have a neat little mechanic that I’ve not seen before, in which they have a chance of not being destroyed despite being brought down to zero hit points. 551 more words

[Dark Sun] Escaping the Arena

“It’s been over 300 years since the city has shaken off the yoke of King Kalak’s tyranny. It’s been almost four King’s Ages since the legendary heroes have liberated Tyr. 1,592 more words

Dungeons And Dragons

Trust Your Instincts, Most of the Time

A lot of the time when I’m working on something for an adventure I find myself asking: ” is this is stupid?” Or maybe I’ll be thinking that whatever I’m working on, for whatever reason, just isn’t “good enough.” I’ve thought these things about encounters or even entire game sessions or story-arcs that I’ve ran, only to be approached by players afterward telling me how awesome the encounter or session or story-arc was. 446 more words


Radio Silence - Start A War

Been a quiet stretch for us but it might have something to do with…

A Wind of Ash is the first module in the War of the Banner campaign arc. 146 more words

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

The Challenge of Providing an Appropriate Challenge

It has come to my attention that my judgment around what constitutes a challenging series of encounters in Fifth Edition Dungeons & Dragons still requires refinement. 1,128 more words