If I were in charge of making Dungeons and Dragons movies I would…

Let’s talk about the D&D movie currently in development. Fandom is abuzz over recent articles (that seem dubious at best, in my opinion) that proclaim the studio is casting a wide net to land an A-List male actor to spearhead the film. The director attached has since walked, so it is being touted that the…

D&D’s Spring Release: Ghosts of Saltmarsh

From Amazon: Ghosts of Saltmarsh brings classic adventures into fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons. This adventure book combines some of the most popular classic adventures from the first edition of Dungeons & Dragons including the classic “U” series, plus some of the best nautical adventures from the history of Dungeon Magazine: Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh,…

Six Things I’d Rather See in Dungeons & Dragons in 2019

Over at comicbook.com, Christian Hoffer published an article titled “Six Things We Want to See in Dungeons & Dragons in 2019“. I thought I would use this soapbox to comment on Hoffer’s suggestions and offer up some alternate takes on what I’d rather see from D&D in the coming year. 1. The Artificer Class I’ve…

40 Years

On Christmas Morning, 1978, I was blessed to receive a wealth of presents from my parents. I vividly recall Star Wars toys, Hardy Boys books, an enviable stack of comics, and more. But one thing stands out above the rest because of its lasting impact — The Basic Dungeons & Dragons boxset. It’s hard to…

Highwayman’s Lute Campaign: Spores!

In the aftermath of Rastas‘ assassination of the Sisters of the Dreigotter, chaos reigned over the CrossRhodes Inn. Tiefling Monk quickly rounded up the fleeing halfling, Pendleton, and the serving girl, Esmeralda, encouraging them to return to the bar. The tielfling also spied upon the soldiers and their newfound companion, Yasmina, intent on traveling together…

Highwayman’s Lute Campaign: All Roads Lead to Waterdeep

  We revisit Kyrian, Stigandr, and Tiefling Monk of the Highwayman’s Lute twenty-five years after the sounding of the Horn of Infinite Winter. They are now fully-fledged members of the Blood Brotherhood and have been patrolling the frozen wasteland of Drakkarsys, defending the weak from marauders and giving aid to those in need. Called to…

Happy Gary Gygax Day!

“You are not entering this world in the usual manner, for you are setting forth to be a Dungeon Master. Certainly there are stout fighters, mighty magic-users, wily thieves, and courageous clerics who will make their mark in the magical lands of D&D adventure. You however, are above even the greatest of these, for as…