Today, I’m publishing six datafiles that I’ve worked on so far for my Torg hack. Since the World Laws of the various cosms show up in the datafiles, I will briefly discuss them as well, although not every datafile will include every World Law.
Archives for May 2012
We can finally talk about our experiences with the D&D Next Friends & Family playtest! I’m going to do that now. All over the place. You might want to get a tarp, maybe change into the clothes you wear to do yardwork. It’s gonna get all Gallagher in here.
2012 Spiel Des Jahres nominees announced: http://t.co/4LELxIee # Interview with @mikemearls about #dndnext mechanics on ENWorld: http://t.co/CJpODboq # RT @SlyFlourish: For the afternoon crowd: @thetownshend on #dnd Improvisation: http://t.co/SBQepi2u # Interview with @mikemearls on Wired Geek Dad about the upcoming playtest: http://t.co/glggfcef # RT @GamingTonic: Some of my thoughts on the #dndnext play test experience. […]
For me, choosing a class has always been one of the most fun and important decisions to make while playing Dungeons & Dragons. I can still remember the feeling of pure excitement I had when I first cracked open the 3rd Edition Player’s Handbook and saw that Monk was a core class. I also remember our friends all having multiple discussions about what exactly the Sorcerer class was and how it was different from the Wizard. With the next edition of D&D now in open playtest, I felt it was a good time to discuss the varying levels of class distinction in D&D.
In the footsteps of my flash fiction of last week, my friend Leah teamed up with author Joseph Devon to host a writing contest… about sewing. Can you take this seemingly harmless craft and use it as a story’s climactic scene? Show us what you can do!
DungeonBuilder is a browser-based digital tabletop alternative that is purchased by subscription. While it is a useful program, it could use touching up.
With the open playtest of the new iteration of D&D coming tomorrow, I wanted to offer some of my advice on playtesting and giving feedback.
Have you ever played in a game with a really good DM? The kind where you’re engaged even when you’re not on the edge of your seat, there’s not a lot of bickering at the table over rules, and everybody talks about their adventures years later? I really wanna be that guy. I’m not yet. This quest has caused me a lot of soul-searching over this past year, and I’ve come across a shocking realization…..
RT @SlyFlourish: For the afternoon crowd, Dungeon Master Survey Results: http://t.co/I5xMj5DR #dnd # Over the Edge RPG released under the Open Game License under the name "WaRP" http://t.co/dUikmELQ # RT @Wizards_DnD: In today's #dndnext conversation, @rjschwalb talks about skills and task resolution! http://t.co/59Qvt5dD # #dndnext playtest package contents revealed: http://t.co/keIciXaF # The "Awesome Dice Blog" […]
In which Chatty breaks his month-long blogging silence to share… are you kidding me? A piece of flash fiction? It’s not even 200 words long? Okay, what did you do with Chatty, come on, fess up!