Tag Archives: 4E

Six Reasons Why Madness at Gardmore Abbey is the Best

As an old school D&D player and DM, I have many fond memories of classic adventures from the past. Ravenloft, Isle of Dread, and many others were among my favorites. As far as 4E adventures go, my favorite was Cairn … 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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What I Learned from Making an Epic Tier Dragon

As I discussed in a recent post, my group had a one-time “flash forward” session where they played as 25th level versions of themselves. Overall, the experience went very well; my players had fun, and I certainly did as well. … Continue reading

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Can A Leader-Less Party Work?

As is becoming typical, Monte Cooke’s latest Legends and Lore article sparked quite a discussion on Twitter.  Many folks didn’t like the “requirement” for having a cleric in the oldest editions of D&D, and some felt the same about the similar … Continue reading

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Plastic Stands + Monster Tokens = Awesome

4E D&D is different from its forebears in many ways, perhaps none so much as the emphasis on tactical combat.  The battle map is a prerequisite for most combat encounters, and you need some way to keep track of player … Continue reading

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“One Fight Per Night ” in 4E D&D

I’ve got two sessions of D&D under my belt after our summer hiatus.  The group is now smaller, with only four PCs, so I had expected that fights would be quicker and I’d easily be able to get in two … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Battle Maps

As of two Monday nights ago, I am officially running a 4E D&D campaign again.  After more than two months, all the members of my regular group, save one who moved several hours away, got back together for a session. … Continue reading

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