The new release from Wizards of the Coast details not only 17 domains of dread (with framework of 22 others), but dives into the mechanical workings of horror as a genre and how you can maaaaaaaaybe make it work for 5e D&D. Lets find out if it’s worth your time, attention, and precious monies.
The newest D&D5e release is an anthology of 17 book-centric adventures written by a collection of people from the tabletop, videogame, and board game communities. How do they fair? Are they right for you? Find out.
There’s a whole bucket full of high-fantasy stuff poured into Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, but it made a bittersweet brew. Let’s talk about why. About This Review This book contains as much stuff as Xanathar’s Guide to Everything and instead of just giving my overall opinion on the book and moving on, I painstakingly wrote … Continue reading Wizards of the Coast Review: Everything Inside Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything
Are you familiar with the tales of heroes plucked from the mundane world and hurled into fantasy to fulfil some prophecy or for no discernable reason at all? This is that – made into an crunchy, modular RPG.
Rime of the Frostmaiden is a new release from Wizards of the Coast promising an expansive frozen region bubbling with horror, humor, and adventure. Published during the Covid-19 pandemic and involving a huge swath of new names, voices, and perspectives from the greater community, it’s an important release in more ways than one. So lets … Continue reading Wizards of the Coast Review: Content -vs- Execution in Rime of the Frostmaiden
Wanna know if opening a franchise with Acquisitions Inc is right for you? It probably totally is, for sure. Let me show you why.
In our fifth official review for Wizards of the Coast, we tackle the new setting and adventure book Ghosts of Saltmarsh. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably wondering what the heck this book even IS – so I’ll waste no time: it’s a setting primer, 7 remade adventures, and dozens of pages of DM Tools for ocean adventures. … Continue reading Wizards of the Coast Review: Does Ghosts of Saltmarsh Hold Water?
I have about 30 pounds of dice laying around. Don’t ask. But one of the things that I always appreciate and love to see made and made well are dice bags. Today we’ll take a look this beautiful offering from Greyed Out Productions.
This adventure is a level 1-20 supplement for D&D 5e. Originally James Intracaso brought my attention to this some weeks ago. Overly funded on kickstarter, how did it turn out in final production? Lets take an aerial view for ourselves.
For the launch of Wyrmwood Gaming’s new Kickstarter, we’re taking a look at their selection of Tabletop Tiles: listing full-release changes, their usefulness, design, benefits, flaws, and potential improvements. Let’s go-
In our fourth WotC official review we take a look at the newest book, Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. If you’re like me, you’re incredibly curious as to what is useful inside this gargantuan, tightly packed book. Situated as an adventure from 5th to 20th level, it has an incredible gap to fill. With … Continue reading Wizards of the Coast Review: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Is it right for you?
In our third WotC official review we take a look at the brand new book Waterdeep: Dragon Heist. There are some misconceptions about the usefulness of this book – being it is an adventure from 1st to 5th level. But what if I told you that there is more to use in this book than any other Wizards of … Continue reading Wizards of the Coast Review: What even IS Waterdeep: Dragon Heist? More than you think.
Improvisation is important as a DM. As is planning. The venn diagram overlap of those two is slight. However, this Kickstarter from Norse Foundry fits squarely between the two. It’s a very weird product – not for people who love cards, not for people who love maps – but perfect for both. Let’s take a gander … Continue reading Norse Foundry Review: Atmar’s Cardography (Fiery Pits)
It’s been over a year since we took a look at the Complete Dice Tower system by Wyrmwood, and in the wake of their new Kickstarter … I have such sights to show you… Today we take an exclusive look at their new iteration, aptly named “Bespoke Dice Tower System.” Let us begin!
City of Mist is a TTRPG that puts PbtA on its head and sets you front and center in a Modern City filled with average people empowered by all the legends of history – from Hercules to Czernobog, from Bloody Mary to Slenderman. Want to play as the modern god-like embodiment of the Cheshire Cat? This RPG might be for you.
Our (yours and my) relationship with Elderwood Academy has been rock solid since day one. They’ve been a remarkable company selling incredible products for a pretty fair price, so when they announced their Elite Series Hex Chests, I just knew showing one off to you guys would be a wise choice. Is the new Elite Series worth … Continue reading Elderwood Academy Review: Hex Chest Elite Series
The folks at Die Hard Dice have been paramount in their customer service and willingness to work with and for the tabletop community. Their store gives you tons of useful information about these dice sets – enough you should feel comfortable buying them without my opinion. Yeah, I know that’s pretty damaging to my own … Continue reading Die Hard Dice Review: Forge Dice (Shiny Silver)
In our second ever WotC official review we take a look at the brand new book Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes. Most people know a few things about this book by now: “It’s got plane stuff in it” being chief among them. Who is this book for? What will you find useful between the covers? Well, let’s take … Continue reading Wizards of the Coast Review: Is Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes for you?
In the beginning, I had several companies in mind to work with. One of those companies I never believed would take any interested in my work at all was Wyrmwood Gaming. But it’s touching and thoughtful showings of their appreciation like this that still blow my damn mind. Today, we take a look at the … Continue reading Wyrmwood Review: Customized Cherry Wood Hero Vault
Know him as Wōden, Wōdan, Wuotan, Wōtan, or Odin many are inspired by the one-eyed god of Old Norse mythos. So much so that he’s made appearances in every form of popular media throughout time. Now, you can be inspired by the god of battle when you need it most – we’re taking at look at the Odin Battlefield Dice Tray!