Painting Miniatures: Space Marine

Dear readers, today’s painting installment will be a step-by-step on how I go about painting a Warhammer 40K space marine. These are, in particular, primaris space Marines. Unfortunately, I will not be able to show you what they look like prior to priming, as I have already primed them. But I will go over howContinue reading “Painting Miniatures: Space Marine”

Tuesday Game: A Player’s Perspective – Delving Into Shadowhold

Dear Readers, this post is brought to you by our guest poster (and player at my Tuesday Group), Brandon. I hope you enjoy this post as much as I did! The group found itself gather round the The Three Wolves Head Tavern and Inn licking their wounds after their most recent encounter that cost themContinue reading “Tuesday Game: A Player’s Perspective – Delving Into Shadowhold”

Painting Update: Fighting Laziness and New Projects

So, here’s some of the projects I have worked on since the Space Marine, using the new techniques for drybrushing that I have learned. Behold! Manshoon! As you can see, the drybrushing/highlighting and shading techniques I learned turned out very well, I think. Next, we have Artemis Entreri…Gah, I shouldn’t have started this mini. IContinue reading “Painting Update: Fighting Laziness and New Projects”

Rime of the Frostmaiden: “Have Fun Storming the Castle, Boys!”

In our League game, the two female players were unable to make it to our session this week, thus the title. So when we last left our heroes, they had thwarted the attack on Ten Towns by the chardalyn dragon that Xardorok Sunblight, the duergar king and clan leader in the mountains, had created. TheContinue reading “Rime of the Frostmaiden: “Have Fun Storming the Castle, Boys!””

Of Miniatures and Subscriptions

Dear Readers, As you could tell recently, I had offered premium subscription services. The problem? WordPress.com can be…finicky sometimes. So although you can still support The Blog, you will be getting the premium content via email until I can get things figured out. This is JUST subscriptions via thedailydungeonmaster.com. I have the subscription on hereContinue reading “Of Miniatures and Subscriptions”

How-To DM: Rainy Days and…What Day is It? Thursday, You Say? Well, Yeah, Those Can Get You Down, Too…

Not sure what the weather is like where all of you are, but today is rainy and dreary. In a word: sucky. At least for me. That said, when you are having such a day, and you have no games to prep for, what do you do with that extra time when you are inContinue reading “How-To DM: Rainy Days and…What Day is It? Thursday, You Say? Well, Yeah, Those Can Get You Down, Too…”

The Struggle Is Real

Today, Dear Readers, I’m going to get very real with you. VERY real. So all of you can tell that my posting schedule has been more than erratic. The truth is that I’ve been struggling something fierce. With what? My depression. I’ve been struggling being very motivated to do much more than getting out ofContinue reading “The Struggle Is Real”

Exciting News!

Dear Readers, I’ve got some absolutely exciting news for you all today! We have recently expanded our partnership to include a gaming store in Huntsville, Alabama called The Lucky Dice Cafe! The owners and I are proud to announce our partnership to provide you with all sorts of new and exciting content! We will beContinue reading “Exciting News!”

We Have a Winner!

Just a quick announcement to say that we have reached out first follower goal! Congratulations to one of our email followers, ky*****er86@gmail.com has won a custom painted miniature! I’ll be in touch to get contact info to mail you the mini. Congratulations!

How-To DM: Where to Find Inspiration

Dear Readers, this is going to be a short post. I had a back procedure today and am in quite a bit of pain. I’m stuck on bed rest for the next 24 hours, so I have the extra time today… Inspiration can come from many and varied forms. Here’s some places I’ve found: 1)Continue reading “How-To DM: Where to Find Inspiration”

How To Add DnD To Your Resume

Dear Readers,This particular treatise was written by one of my teen players. They wish to remain anonymous, so there is no name associated with it. That said, this is the product of another person, and if you cite it or use it, please credit The Daily Dungeon Master Blog.Lastly, I included some D&D memes forContinue reading “How To Add DnD To Your Resume”

Future Plans For The Blog

Hello, Dear Readers! Tonight I wanted to share some future plans that I have for The Blog, some of which I discussed in brief yesterday. ARRYN The first is a partnership with the Arryn Gaming Community on Discord (known as just Arryn by the server members). Arryn is a gaming community dedicated to RPGs, withContinue reading “Future Plans For The Blog”

An Odd Post: How D&D Has Kept Me Going

Dear Readers, my posting, as I have said recently, has been sporadic. as I’ve said before, my multiple sclerosis has been kicking my backside. I’m really trying. That said, I did want to do a post today, even if it’s voice to text from my phone. Like many people, I started playing D&D as aContinue reading “An Odd Post: How D&D Has Kept Me Going”

Miniature Painting: The Shame Grows…

So, it’s happened. The shame has grown too great. So I continued the minis that I have left half-painted. Here’s where I am so far. First up, the stupid tiefling. Obviously, I will need to do some touch-ups, but he’s coming along okay, I guess. I’m just annoyed with this mini and unsure of whatContinue reading “Miniature Painting: The Shame Grows…”

Mini Painting Update!

So I told you I would keep you updated on my miniature painting! Boy, oh boy have I been busy! First off, you remember Xanathar? Well, here he is now: Of course, there’s still more work to do. I still have to shore up around each eye stalk’s eyelid thing, as well as each eyeballContinue reading “Mini Painting Update!”

Announcement & A Story

So we’ve run into a perfect storm at the moment. With my current health issues, as well as recent health issues for yourdorkmaterials, my posting schedule has been…difficult to work on. That said, again, I’m not abandoning or quitting The Blog. I just can’t do it. For those of you who are just readers toContinue reading “Announcement & A Story”

A Very Happy New Year!

Wishing each and every one of you, Dear Readers, a happy, safe, and fruitful 2021. May your Dice Rolls and RNGs ever be in your favor! Sincerely, The Daily DM

Painting Update: Manshoon and the Drider

So I finally did it! I finished Manshoon! He turned out wonderfully. The only thing I have not done is any kind of shading. I’m still trying to get that friend of mine to help me learn that shading technique that he uses. Thus, he’s not fully finished. In other news, I have started workContinue reading “Painting Update: Manshoon and the Drider”

How-To Paint Minis: Painting Minsc

Hello, Dear Readers! I only have a short post as my recent MS relapse has had me in near constant doctors appointments! That said, I have something to show you: Isn’t he wonderful? I finished painting his base, did some touch-up work, and shaded him. There is a shading technique that I want to tryContinue reading “How-To Paint Minis: Painting Minsc”

Happy Thanksgiving!

May we all be thankful for each Nat 20, attack roll, and each successful death save! I and yourdorkmaterials are so thankful for each and every one of you that reads The Blog. You all are truly amazing. Have a good one, y’all!