When last we left the Arcanes, they were at the Webber home, having just busted off the locks to the door, and were now presented with a hallway. The first room on our right (the west; we came in from the north) was a living room, with a good number of Catholic artifacts; crosses, crucifixes,Continue reading “A Player’s Perspective: Kids on Bicycles Episode 7”
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A Player’s Perspective – Episode 5 & 6
Dear Readers, I know it’s been quite awhile since my last update, but as we play this once a month, I don’t have anything to update you on but that frequently. That said, our GM for Kids on Bicycles game has had some family health issues lately that caused some delays in our playing. ToContinue reading “A Player’s Perspective – Episode 5 & 6”
Painting Update: Elven Spelljammer Ship
Just a quick update on the progress of the ship! Here are some pictures: As you can see, the work on the bottom, the fins and exception, are done. I did the filigree on the bottom as well as the metal studs which I decided to, at last minute, make copper like the rest ofContinue reading “Painting Update: Elven Spelljammer Ship”
What a Day!
So I have been painting and painting and painting on my new ship! It’s coming along very nicely. I’m so excited to eventually showcase it to my players once it is complete. I’m equally hoping that, when the campaign progresses to that point, the Spelljammer stuff has officially premiered. I may just have to wingContinue reading “What a Day!”
Second-Hand DM Story: This Past Tuesday
Sorry for the post confusion today. I had to swap the Premium Content post day with my Friday post due to editing delays. Lots of edits in the next episode. Sorry for the confusion. As I said this past Wednesday evening, I was out of town Tuesday and Wednesday. So that I did not haveContinue reading “Second-Hand DM Story: This Past Tuesday”
A Player’s Perspective: Kids on Bicycles – Episode 4
Dear Readers, I know this one is a long time coming, but since we are resuming KoB this coming week, I figured you would like a catch-up to the goings-on of The Gang. We Begin where we left off, at Kelly Ann’s house to “work on a project for school.” We began plotting on howContinue reading “A Player’s Perspective: Kids on Bicycles – Episode 4”
Dear Readers, as you can tell it is coming up to Christmas! I just want to wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas by sharing with you two adventures that I had purchased off of The DMs Guild (www.dmsguild.com). How The Lich Stole Christmas by Wizard Sleeve Studios, Steve “Jaspor” Orr, and Bill Putrino Currently onContinue reading “Christmas/Holiday Adventures”
Premium Content: Inglorious Ingrates – Episode 18 – The Great Battle of Our Time
Listen in to the amazing conclusion of Chapter 1 of the Inglorious Ingrates as they take on WAR in an epic battle!
Premium Content: The Inglorious Ingrates – Episode 15 – The Prophecy
Dear Subscribers, sorry it’s late. My editor is still sick and recovering. Next week’s should go out on time. The Ingrates have finally found something they didn’t even know they were looking for, in the Off-site Location. What will they find? Content Warning: Gruesome depictions of torture and death; parental discretion is advised.
How-To DM: Character Backgrounds in Campaigns
Dear Readers, this is going to be an interesting post… Be forewarned. Let’s say you build yourself a marvelous campaign. You have a wonderful campaign world in which you have woven an epic tale of triumphs and failures. You have yourself a wonderful world waiting to be explored and a story just waiting to beContinue reading “How-To DM: Character Backgrounds in Campaigns”
Short Post: Today’s the Day!
Dear Readers, it’s finally come: the end of Chapter 1 (of 5) of the Ingrates Campaign! Of course, the Player’s Perspective comes tomorrow, and for you Premium Subscribers, the podcast preview is only up to Episode 14 as of now (we finished recording Episode 17 last week!), with Episode 15 being released to our PremiumContinue reading “Short Post: Today’s the Day!”
World Building Post: City of Red Fern
As I may have said before, Dear Readers, I’ve been having one heck of a week. My hot water heater went out couple weeks ago and all I’ve been doing since then, it seems, is dealing with contractors, restoration people, and the insurance company. This is made getting things done here quite the challenge, toContinue reading “World Building Post: City of Red Fern”
Busy, Busy Day!
Deer Readers, even as I write this, via voice to text, I am trying to get last minute things completed! You see, a week from today marks the beginning of my stores new season of Adventurers League, The Wild Beyond the Witchlight. And let me tell you something: I am super excited. Remember when IContinue reading “Busy, Busy Day!”
TGAPP: Nefarious Plots Coming Undone
Hello beloved readers! I will once again be summarizing events relating to the Inglorious Ingrates in the hopes of catching you up on all the latest developments facing our favorite adventurers! So sit back and enjoy my retelling of the magical exploits… After foiling the ambushers of the Mogumir off-site facility, the Inglorious Ingrates followedContinue reading “TGAPP: Nefarious Plots Coming Undone”
Epic D&D Story: The Epic of Sameo
Dear Readers, this story, much as Eric and the Dread Gazebo, is an awesome D&D story that must be preserved. I have reprinted it here for your reading pleasure! ———————————————————————– SAMEO My Paladin was sitting alone in the tavern while the party was doing some disreputable thing they didn’t want me knowing about, when aContinue reading “Epic D&D Story: The Epic of Sameo”
Not a Player’s Perspective – How-To DM: When Things Go Awry
Our normal contributor for today is bogged down with work and exams from his master’s degree. Which is fine and totally understandable. This leaves me the ability to do another article today on something been thinking about. What do you do when your campaign gets derailed? We’ve all been there. You know what I’m talkingContinue reading “Not a Player’s Perspective – How-To DM: When Things Go Awry”
VERY Brief Painting Update: Goliath Barbarian
Hello, Dear Readers! It’s been one heck of a week, and it’s looking at being busier as my birthday is coming up this Friday (yay me!). Unfortunately, that means I didn’t get a lot of painting done this week (although I plan on having it for next Tuesday!). Here is the update on the Barbarian:Continue reading “VERY Brief Painting Update: Goliath Barbarian”
Another Session I Get to Play!
We begun our journey after a long rest, heading into the forest with the centaur. It wasn’t long before we came across a large open Glade, which looked ominous and foreboding with how dead all of the vegetation was. Thinking better of it, we attempted to discard it when our rogue thief notified us thatContinue reading “Another Session I Get to Play!”
How- DM: Better Shared Storytelling And 5 Tips Letting Dungeons and Dragons Players Lead
“Everything the Dungeon Master needs to weave legendary stories…” That’s the subtitle for the DMG. It clarifies that the pillars of role playing, exploration, and combat are all tools to tell a story. Shared storytelling is the very essence of Dungeons and Dragons, keeping players and DM’s alike interested, invested, and engaged. But built intoContinue reading “How- DM: Better Shared Storytelling And 5 Tips Letting Dungeons and Dragons Players Lead”
Dear Readers, you wouldn’t believe what happened yesterday. I finally got to play! As we were taking our characters from Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, I was permitted to build a fifth level character, which ended up being a lovely female high elf bladesinger. I love her so much. It was loads of fun. We started offContinue reading “Finally!”