Saturday, May 26, 2012

Lazy DMing 3: Mooks Modified with Marked Merriment

Blockers, Beaters, and Beaten: Look at three minion templates setup for your exploitation needs. So, we've defined what minions sho...

Friday, May 25, 2012

Folklore Friday: Know Your Legend: Kappa

The inaugural article discussing mythological creatures and origins. First off The noble/slow Kappa. I am heading out of town for Memorial...

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Best Laid Plans of Mice and Blog Writers...

So I had a great article discussing the new advantage disadvantage system.  It had charts, analysis through spreadsheets with observations, ...

D&D Next Playtest News!

D&D Next Playtests start today . Here's some of the sweet knowledge to get you revved up before play. So I am REALLY excited to ...

Prataferro: Cicatrizada, Scarred Lady of the Hall of Beautiful Agonies

Meet Lady Cicatrizada, youngest of the Quicksilver and leader of the Hall of the Beautiful Agonies. Source:  Pendawg.deviantart.com ...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Prataferro: A Setting Exploring Economy and Óssea

An introduction of Prataferro, a setting that marks the value of a man and character creation ideas. I love the concept of GP as a form of...

Three Series to Learn Narrative Structure Dos and Don'ts...

These three series influenced how I build campaigns, storylines, and my dos and don'ts in designing. So I have been looking into en...

Lazy DM'ing Part 2: Miles of Memorable Mooks (oh My!)

Tips and tricks on how to make those minions you're working memorable but not overshadowing. As discussed in the previous post , our g...

Preces Draco Fidelium: Prayerbooks of Bahamut.

The Platinum Dragon's Priestly Spellbooks.  We lay basic prayers of Bahamut, and their use. Pardon my horrendous Latin... Figured I wo...

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

5 Series to Inspire a Young (or Old) DM

From dark Discordia to the Isle of Roke. A list of series that inspired my ever-growing design. A lot of my players and the DMs who ask qu...

New Blog Layout, Questions

Trying out a new blog layout for the basics of the site to make for an easier interface for searching.  I just want to get some input on the...

Streamlining the Epic Sandbox

Get bang out of our buck. This plan for your sandbox means you spend time on players not places. Let us get this out of the way. . . ...

Monday, May 21, 2012

Errata This, That, and This and ...

Issues with errata complaints make for an angry Loonook.  His anger shines through to other hobbies. Errata makes the world go round in s...

Lazy DM'ing pt 1: Send in the Mooks!

In a trouble? Make it double, triple, or more with more flavorful minions in your next game and beyond.  Comes with Pie, Orcs available. ...

(Prataferro) The Miseravel

Jarlo ran down the winding streets of Elm, seeking any respite. The dawn had brought their notice in writing only he could see, and ...

Dragonborn Silliness

Bethesda has gone   a bit nutty  over the last few days over trademarks.  Now one would figure that Wizards had already trademarked  Dragonb...

Pie lesu domine Dona eis requiem

When I think about clerics in most D&D games I find myself wishing to beat my head with a penance board. DMs seem to have a c...

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Top 5 Non-Gaming Books You Need to Read Before You DM!

Was Just reading over some of my earlier posts from a previous incarnation of the blog and decided to repost this one, especially with the ...

The History of Dice is Awesome!

As a History buff I love seeing our hobby in the light of the Humanities.  From the works of MAR Barker making one of the coolest settings ...

Heist! And Welcome RPGBA!

When we think of classic gaming scenarios we think of warriors slaying dragons, bringing down villains, and saving the +5 Girl with the Vor...
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