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Potential Energy: Making Random Encounters Consistently Awesome

Harness the power of potential energy to create compelling random encounters!

August 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Down with D&D? Yeah, You Know Me!

I join Shawn Merwin as the new co-host on my all-time favorite podcast!

July 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Potential Energy: Creating Responsive Adventure Scenes

We continue to explore Potential Energy: how can adventures respond to characters, empowering and engaging players?

May 22, 2020 · 4 Comments

Potential Energy: How to Write Engaging Adventures

How do we write engaging adventures? We add potential energy in our scenes so the action and improvisation will follow!

May 14, 2020 · 2 Comments

The Official Timeline for the Forgotten Realms and Its Adventures

Learn the timeline when Forgotten Realms adventures take place, how FR counts its years, and key moments in FR history.

April 9, 2020 · 34 Comments

Streaming The Lore of Neverwinter

Explore the lore of D&D and the city of Neverwinter with my new streams on Twitch and YouTube.

April 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Store and Organize Your Miniatures

Minis are amazing! To get the most out of our collection, we have to organize and store them properly!

March 26, 2020 · 1 Comment

How to Create Table Name Tents in Minutes

Table Name Tents are a must-have tool for any DM. Here is how to make a set in minutes.

February 21, 2020 · 2 Comments

Three Qualities of My Best DM at Winter Fantasy 2020

The 2020 Winter Fantasy convention boasted many great DMs. I look at three reasons Rob Schwalb’s DMing was exceptional.

February 14, 2020 · 5 Comments

How to Improvise Awesome Downtime Activities on the Fly

Learn how to improvise downtime scenes, reskinning, mashing them together, and improvising them on the fly!

December 11, 2019 · Leave a comment