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Monster Menagerie III Minis Don’t Add Up

The newest set of minis unfortunately falls short due to a new Rare-Variant type, quality issues, and far too many giants.

April 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Playing D&D in Latin America

I was fortunate to be a guest on Dragon Talk, the official D&D podcast, to talk about growing up and playing D&D in Latin America.

March 27, 2018 · 2 Comments

DMs Guild Sale!

A huge sale on the DMs Guild? Here are the products I think should be a part of every gamer’s collection!

January 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

D&D Minis Bring Annihilation to Life

This may be the best WizKids miniatures set, both for supporting the Tomb of Annihilation adventure and for making favorable changes to set distribution. Check out these amazing miniatures and learn about other recent and upcoming sets!

January 19, 2018 · 6 Comments

What is an Adventure Worth? (Part 2)

How highly do we value the benefits an adventure provides? We look at adventures such as Jungle Treks and Tomb of Annihilation to examine what they are worth to us, and what it takes to achieve financial success as an adventure author.

November 21, 2017 · 13 Comments

Critical Role and Bringing Emotional Investment to Campaigns

Critical Role, the acclaimed and influential livestream series, showcases how a campaign can create emotional invested players. Find out how to create emotionally rich play in your campaign.

November 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tomb of Annihilation comes alive with Jungle Treks!

We wrote six short adventures to supplement jungle exploration in Tomb of Annihilation or similar wilderness campaigns. Find out why this is so critical for Tomb of Annihilation!

November 2, 2017 · 4 Comments

Using Cinematic Montages in RPGs

Cinematic montages bring blockbuster action to your adventures. Learn when and how to bring the camera into your game!

September 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

Creating a Player-Focused Tomb of Annihilation Campaign

Published 5E D&D campaigns, including the new Tomb of Annihilation, provide the players and DM with a ton of possible content to use. This technique allows us to find out what our players want and create a memorable campaign before the first die is rolled!

September 13, 2017 · 4 Comments

Adamantine Chef Live Play!

The voice-acted comedy podcast Have Spellbook, Will Travel has done a live-play of my adventure Adamantine Chef: Supreme Challenge! Come listen!

September 5, 2017 · 3 Comments