Tag: Dnd

Aug 18

Character Template

character.template Instructions: This character template is a series of questions that forces you to think about and ultimately make choices about your character outside of their role as an adventurer. In the questions “YOU” refers to the PC, not the player. This information can and should be used by your Game Master to develop hooks …

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Aug 15

Dungeon Talk: Episode 3 – An Editing Adventure

Dungeon Talk: Episode 3 – An Editing Adventure Happy to bring to you episode 3!  We had a lot of fun recording this one, probably too much since we finished with about an hour and a half of recording.  I had to cut it down significantly to upload. If you don’t want to hear Michael …

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Aug 15

Dungeon Talk: Episode 2 – The Saga Continues

Dungeon Talk: Episode 2 – The Saga Continues We changed the intro a little this time, the old intro was too long before we started talking. Table Topic # 1 – Update on Evan’s game  00:24 – 15:00 Table Topic # 2 – We discuss me taking over Evan’s game  or starting my own   …

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Aug 15

Dungeon Talk: Episode 1 – The Beginning

Dungeon Talk: Episode 1 – The Beginning Well this is the first true episode of Dungeon Talk.  We call it # 2 in the beginning, but that’s because we had an Episode 0 for a while.  We chose a couple topics brought about by our game this past Monday. We begin with some things about …

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Aug 14

House Rule: The Matrix – Just the basics

Morpheus: Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. You would create the Matrix by having each of your Players roll a stat in turn using whatever method you would normally use.  You would record them in order going left to right (row 1). Once you …

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Aug 14

House Rule: The Matrix – An Alternative method for starting PC stats

The Matrix   One of the topics Evan and I plan on covering in an upcoming Dungeon Talk Episode is starting a new game. We believe that our audience will mostly be made up of newer Players and newer DM’s, so we wanted to give some thoughts on getting started. This article will cover an …

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Aug 14

House Rule: The “Bitch” and the “Whine”

The “Bitch” and the “Whine” This is a house rule I’ve been using for years. Basically during each gaming session the group has the option to declare any Die roll as the “Bitch” and then have that die re-rolled and take the new result. If the group decided to do this a second time during …

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Aug 14

MISC: My Home-Brew Gaming Table

If you’ve been listening to the podcasts or reading any of my web journal entries then you may already know that I’ve been playing D&D and RPG’s since I was 12 or so. That’s right at 25 years (last week was by Birthday) of gaming. What you may not know yet is that within the …

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Aug 14

House Rule: Hero Points

Hero Points: Let’s be clear, these are almost identical to Action points from 3.5 Eberron. I’ve said in other posts and on the podcasts that the Eberron setting is my favorite. And it’s not even close. I LOVE that setting. Everything about it just feels right to me, including the Action Point mechanic it introduced. …

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Aug 14

New Campaign Idea

The Lost City: Hello all, I have the opportunity to start a new D&D Campaign in the next few weeks. If you listened to the most recent Podcast you’ll know that Evan will be going back to school soon and doesn’t have the time to commit to DM’ing a game, but we want to keep …

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