We had fun last night playing card games and board games. I needed the distraction and it was really enjoyable. See here for a description of the games we played. We played two shifts of Lord of the Fries and its a fun Card game… Although when played with several players (we were 6 for […]
Archives for November 2008
Hot on the heels of me declaring myself a burnt out DM, some of the gang has agreed to secretly meet in the depth of the Northern Suburban Jungle of Montreal tonight. As the title subtly hints at, we’re going to play some card games and Board games. Anything but D&D and Magic the Gathering! […]
Draconomicon is the newest sourcebook for 4e DMs, focusing on the Chromatic Dragon family. The book contains background and ecology for all the chromatic dragons (including several dragons reconcepted into the chromatic family), new rules for draconic lairs, new dragon-themed artifacts and rituals, draconic encounters, new dragon monster write-ups, famous dragons (including stats for Tiamat herself), and other dragon-related monsters.
I think all GMs inevitably go through this, but I’m currently undergoing GM burnout. I just don’t feel like being at the head of the table anymore. Don’t worry, I’m still very much a Chatty DM… This is not the first time it happened to me. Its just that I need to recharge my batteries. […]
Last year I had written a huge post about something and then I was wondering why no one was commenting. Then it dawned on me that a huge chunk of my readers were away from thier computer screens. As many posts point out already on the RPG blogsphere today, the US celebrates Thanksgiving today. Even […]
The first trailer for a fanmade Mega Man movie, to be released in its entirety on the Internet. It reminds me in some ways of Grayson, which is one of my favorite fanmade trailers.
There is a mechanic that I have decidedly mixed feelings about: saving throws and ongoing conditions. 4E alleviated much of this problem, as most crippling effects require the Wizard to hit his enemy AND have a 50% chance of ending each round. My question is, having been immobilized or stunned for more than half a 4E combat, is this toning down enough?
This post is part of a series where I made the going to bed story of my son into a free form roleplaying game. See the first post here and the whole series here. While I’ve been doing Interactive stories with my son since I came back from Gen Con, not all of them were […]
I took a day off from work and blogging today to relax a bit and fiddle with an actual computer game called Portal. I’m way behind in the ‘dude you must play that game’ thing and while my buddies are out playing Fallout 3 I finally shelled out for that awesome game. As I was […]
While it’s fairly common knowledge that Wizards is publishing the Eberron setting for 4th Edition in spring of 2009, I believe there have been no announcements as to which settings may follow. At GenCon Dave and I attended a panel with most of the D&D developers and almost every single one of them listed Dark Sun as the next setting they’d like to see.