Monthly Archives: February 2011

John Travolta is the Embodiment of D&D Evil

If you’re an action movie buff from the 90s, you already know what I’m talking about. If not, you’re probably wondering what the hell I’m talking about. Allow me to elaborate. WARNING: NOT SAFE FOR WORK LANGUAGE IN THE LINKS … Continue reading

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Lessons From The Phantom Brigade: Group Fortune Cards

Last night was D&D Encounters at Tabletop Game & Hobby, my FLGS for nearly 20 years here in Kansas City. Yes, that’s right. I’ve been giving my hard-earned cash to Phil Kilgore, the proprietor there, for my entire gaming career. … Continue reading

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Random(ish) Encounters that Make Sense for 4E

The concept of Random Encounters is something of a controversial topicĀ  in the 4th Edition blogosphere, and that has always been interesting to me. It appears to polarize the much-vaunted “Railroad vs. Sandbox” debate that I have already talked about … Continue reading

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