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Lights, Camera, Action Point!

March 14, 2013 by


In order to really appreciate 4th Edition Dungeons and Dragons, a certain suspension of disbelief is required, a talent for rationalization if you will. ┬áHealing surges represent just how much magical healing a person’s body can physically handle before it exhausts itself, encounter and daily powers are just things too cool for your character to […]

How to Torture Your PCs in 6 Easy Steps

October 25, 2012 by


“Bad news for the character is always good news for the actor’ -Declan Donnellan, The Actor and the Target In the Miranda campaign, the group spent considerable time trying to track down the realm of Shom, wiped from the memories of all living things, and impossible to map. They had to raise considerable funds to […]

The Five-Minute Workday

October 18, 2012 by


The Five-Minute Workday, where the party rests between each encounter to regain spells and HPs, has been a big focus of attention on the Wizards website recently. The supposed problem is that a party will rest when its wizard needs to recharge her spells, while the fighter will be able to continue on further, limited […]

Dungeons and Drinking

October 16, 2012 by


Summer is here. And that means DnD to me. But DnD wasn’t the only game I played during summer; two years ago, my friend Adam “ZMed” a fantastic and disturbing game of All Flesh Must be Eaten. Whenever summer comes along, I get the urge to play that game and, while playing, pour myself a […]