Category Archives: Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Yet Even More Feedback on 5e

Hey, for once, not a bitter, hate-filled, rant. This is in reply to the latest “This Week In D&D” post, so, read that first, or this will make even less sense than most of the things I write.   This … Continue reading

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5e Design Goals, A Question Or Two

So, there’s another design diary up on WOTC’s site, and that means another chance for me to write an inchoate, off-the-cuff rant there, and then post it here, and pretend that it’s content. I’m a bit confused as to how … Continue reading

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Even Yet More 5e Replies

And It’s Still Yet Another Set Of Replies To A 5e article! Here’s the 5e article. Here’s the reply: On one hand, I want a steady stream of releases. OTOH, I think releasing something you know you’re going to change … Continue reading

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More 5e Comments

Yet another attempt to leverage the random, off-the-cuff drivel I spout on other gaming sites into an “article” here. Hey, the site’s free. You get what you pay for… including my constantly reusing that lame excuse when I post content … Continue reading

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Ghosts, Spectres, Wights

So there’s a new article over on WOTC about the art for undead. I had some comments to make, and I’m feeling egotistical enough that I think they might be interesting reading. (If you don’t click the link, the writing … Continue reading

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D&D 5e Ongoing Random Replies

So, yet one more “I posted something on WOTC and I’m posting it here, too” post. Here’s the original article I’m replying to. Read it? Good. Here’s my reply: Mike, I completely agree with your philosophy of rules design and … Continue reading

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Magical Descriptions

Magical Descriptions So, in my post on magic, or somewhere else, who can keep track of this anymore, I sure can’t, I posited that there should be good guidelines and idea pools to help DMs describe magical items in ways … Continue reading

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The Magic Of Magic

The Magic Of Magic Once again, this a is reply to, and expansion of, some of the WOTC articles on 5e. Here’s the original article, and here’s my (two) original replies, and after this, we’ll get even more ways to … Continue reading

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A History Of Facile Video Game Comparisons

In Convenient Chart Format Year Edition Video Game 2000 Third 2008 Fourth 2012 Fifth Discuss. share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on fark share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the … Continue reading

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D&D 5e: Hit Points

Another in my highly irregular series of “crap I wrote on WOTC’s board that I’m reposting here in order to pretend I have content”. OK, first of all, you need to read this, which is Mike Mearls’ take on hit … Continue reading

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