Welcome to the first in a new category of posts on this blog. I've decided to call it "Curious Objects." In these posts, I will take a look at some of the more obscure and/or interesting items in "Classic" (e.g. Basic/Expert) D&D.
So They Thought I was Having a Heart Attack
The new D&D survey has gone live and it's mostly about new settings for the game to explore. GET YOUR GREYHAWK VOTES IN NOW KIDS! ...read more
My game designing story so far - part five
For a while I'd been considering giving Halberd an overhaul. I'd gone back time and again with new ideas to update it, but each time I was left cold. I'd been reading a tonne of Dunsany so I thought about how I could integrate some of his ...read more
RPGaDAY #25 - How to show appreciation to your DM
What is the best way to thank your GM?
Let me count the ways. As I mostly GM I think feel qualified to answer this one. The best is to actually show up and be engaged. Missing multiple weeks for weak reasons or showing up and not paying attention will ...read more
Sci-Fi RPG Subplot Idea Generator (for any game system)
Here are a couple tables to randomly generate subplot ideas for your sci-fi campaign. Roll first onread more
Which RPGs are the easiest for you to run?read more
Gencon 2017--It Happened!
Despite some plot-twists at the beginning, this year was one of the better Gencons I’ve had. One Tuesday, the alternator on my truck went out, turned to a carbonized chunk. This is the third Gencon in a row where I’ve had car problems for Gencon. Last year, our ...read more
RPGaDay August 16th
16th) Which RPG do you enjoy using as is? I’m not sure there is a single RPG I’ve played where I haven’t wanted to tweak it in some way or another but at the same time I’ve enjoyed using most ‘as is’ and I make it ...read more
The only bridge spanning the Svart, Vonya’s Span—or “the Span” as it is colloquially known—is a prominent city landmark. Comprising three great stone arches, it stands at the point the Svart widens on its journey toward the sea. It marks the spot beyond which ocean-going vessels cannot ...read more
Fix: Crunchyroll queue missing on Amazon Fire TV
Veteran anime streaming service Crunchyroll has an Amazon Fire TV app. This is a great help to anyone who wants to keep their tablet or phone free while a monitor streams for them. A bug I’ve encountered a few times now is that the queue and history on the ...read more
Announcing the Hero's Brew - The Official Podcast of The Tenkar's Tavern Community
Here's the link to our opening. If this doesn't tell you the kind of podcast we plan to give to the community, I don't know what does. It really is a podcast for the community. We plan to get y'all involved with the podcast. How? Heh ...read more
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