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Jonathan G. Nelson talks Adventure-A-Week on Gamer Lifestyle!

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Want to know what it’s like to run AdventureAWeek.com? Check out this episode of Gamer Lifestyle, where the inimitable Jonathan Nelson breaks it down for Johnn Four (of Gamer-Lifestyle) and Brian “Fitz” Fitzpatrick (of Moebius Adventures)! Jonathan tells all – the struggle to get started, the Do’s and Don’t’s of publishing, what programs and services […]

Confessions of an Evil GM: Sandbox vs. Railroading

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When I started playing RPGs, railroading was the only way ahead. Then something called a sandbox came along. I initially thought, “isn’t that where children play and cats do their business?” That’s only partly accurate; sandbox design is a way of making the campaign world more alive. More alive? I just wanted to kill things […]

Slapping your Players

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As a rule of thumb I’m a kind GM; as I’ve stated previously, I think roleplaying should fundamentally be a positive, empowering experience for the people involved. This motivation comes from a desire to see the storytelling process along and doesn’t force players to invest themselves, it invites them to. Sometimes, though, you should slap […]

Ashenbone Axe

Ashenbone Axe

Ashenbone Axe Aura moderate enchantment; CL 7th Slot none; Price 8,320 gp; Weight 12 lbs. Description This well-crafted axe appears to be made from the shaped thighbone of a large humanoid and the double-head of the weapon is as unique as the handle; a pair of jagged and razor-sharp steel blades are firmly fixed to […]

Rappan Athuk

  Today is a grand day for a reviewer like yours truly since I’m going to take a look at Frog God Games’ new iteration of the granddaddy of all dungeons,   RAPPAN ATHUK   This pdf is 676 pages long, 1 page editorial, 2 pages ToC, 10 pages of thanks for kickstarter backers, 4 […]

Win this Treasure Trove!

  Tweet   No purchase necessary. Offer void where prohibited or restricted by law. 1. Eligibility This contest is open to everyone 18 or older. The user must email a photo of the Adventureaweek.com Flyer posted in a local game or comic shop to contest [at] adventureaweek.com to be entered. 2. Length This contest will […]

D&D NEXT has a new home on Wizards.com!

Wizards of the Coast has just launched a brand new hub of information for D&D Next, the “next” iteration of the game, at http://www.wizards.com/DnD/DnDNext.aspx. The new page features all the latest and greatest on D&D Next including articles from Wizards, discussions about the future of the game, and seminar transcripts from the recent D&D Experience event. […]