Category Archives: D&D

What I Learned from the D&D Next Playtest

Early last month, our group got together for a session with the D&D Next Playtest material. I was thrilled to be able to get some time in with the new rules, and the players were excited to be beta-testers, if … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Adding New Players to the Group

Last month, we added two new players to our group. I was quite nervous about doing this, as the campaign has been going so well, I didn’t want to mess it up. After thinking it through, I decided to take … Continue reading

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May of the Dead: Ravenloft Silver Anniversary Edition Review

This month, several RPG blogs are participating in May of the Dead. All month long, undead-themed posts will be available for zombie-crazed readers to devour. For my offering, I wanted to look back at a classic D&D product with a … Continue reading

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D&Development: Dragonlance

It’s been a while since I wrote a D&Development post. While I have already covered two of my favorite campaign settings, Ravenloft and Dark Sun, I’ve only mentioned today’s entry, the world of Krynn, in a few posts here and … Continue reading

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Is D&D Next Having an Identity Crisis?

To say that the past few days in the D&D universe have been interesting would be a bit of an understatement. First of all, Monte Cook is off the D&D Next team. That’s bad. Just a few hours later, the … Continue reading

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“Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons” Review

It has been quite a while since I reviewed any D&D material. As my campaign met more and more infrequently over the past months, I found myself purchasing fewer new products. So, I decided to look through some of my … Continue reading

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A Year of Learning

It is difficult for me to believe that today marks the first birthday of this blog. One year ago, at the tail end of March 2011, I wrote two posts; the first of these was an introduction, and the second … Continue reading

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do

As I write this post, it has been more than four months since I ran a session of D&D. In late October, we had our last game. A combination of factors has lead to this lengthy break, and as I … Continue reading

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D&Development: Endless Quest and AD&D Adventure Gamebooks

It’s time once again for a post about the biggest influences on me as a fan of Dungeons & Dragons. This time around, we’ll look back at the world of that distinctly 80s item, the interactive gamebook. More specifically, we’ll … Continue reading

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D&D Next: In Search of the Unknown

Any person who has even a passing interest in Dungeons & Dragons has likely found the past week to be very exciting. A new edition of the original role-playing game will be coming out next year. Several signs pointed to … Continue reading

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