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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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Gelatinous Cube, Glacial

Gelatinous Cube, Glacial In honor of the Winter Is Coming Blog Carnival, I’ve decided to try to a)post more often (hah!), and, b)post winter/cold/ice related stuff, as my fancy is struck. No promises on either frequency or content; been there, … 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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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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Comments on 5e: The Grid

Again, this is simply a repost of an off-the-cuff rant to a blog entry at WOTC. Read it first, or this replay makes no sense. An interesting fantasy, and I don’t mean the kind with elves. Now, let’s discuss how … Continue reading

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