Tag: dungeons and dragons

  • D&D Variants: Dash

    There are a slew of actions that players can take whilst in combat that can help them do a multitude of things from aiding in battle to avoiding it altogether. However, I feel that although some of these rules as written (RAW) get the job done, they often feel subpar, uninspired or even a little […]

  • Wading in the Pool of Radiance

    Over 30 years after SSI and TSR unleashed the first Advanced Dungeons & Dragons computer role-playing game onto the world, I finally wade in the Pool of Radiance to see what all the fuss was about and if it still holds up today. ♦ ♦ ♦ I was afraid to play Pool of Radiance. If […]

  • Must-have Mods for Pool of Radiance

    Advanced Dungeons & Dragons first entry into computer role-playing games, 1988s Pool of Radiance, may have been released before traditional modding came about, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t certain modifications and companion apps that will help make your journey through the past a less tedious one. Here are three I can’t recommend highly enough. […]

  • Finding Beauty in the Torment

    Despite its age and obvious shortcomings, Planescape: Torment is a very unique and involving role-playing game set in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy setting that uses the exotic setting and wonderful characters to bring the story to life and to its final conclusion. From the very first moments when Planescape: Torment’s intro animation flashed before […]

  • Heroes of the Dragon Run

    Dungeons & Dragons 5e / card game / 4-6 players Not content with other card games cropping up in the region, a new game started showing up in the back of taverns across the Moonsea region sometime after the Dragon Run had devastated the land. That game would be later known as Heroes of the Dragon […]

  • Betrayal at Phlan

    Betrayal at Phlan

    Dungeons & Dragons 5e / full campaign / 4-6 players Answering a proclamation from the Council of Ten to reclaim districts of the city of Phlan overrun by evil creatures, a slew of brave adventurers find themselves in a terrible battle with an ancient evil threatening the very existence of the city and telling friend […]

  • The Haunting of Greystone Manor

    Dungeons & Dragons 5e / ~8 hours / 4 players / levels 1-3 Something wicked is happening at Greystone Manor. It seems many of those who check in never check out. Those few who do find their way out are saddled with outlandish tales that can only be found in the pages of a horror […]