Should RPG Adventures Start in a Tavern

D&D plot hook starting adventure in a tavern

When I started playing D&D decades ago, it was already seen as tradition to have adventures starting in a tavern. Now, it can be seen as both tradition and a trope to have players starting in a tavern. (Whether your world calls them microbrewery’s, speakeasy’s, inns or drinking dens – RPG Systems often have players … Read more

Wintry Fantasy World Building Inspiration for D&D

I think I’ve mentioned it in a few articles now, but one of my favourite parts of Dungeons and Dragons (or Pathfinder) is the ability to produce new worlds. Even if you’re just dreaming up a small hamlet, you can let your brain go wild creating it. However one thing I struggle with is inspiration … Read more

Dominion (Card Game)

Collectible card game Dominion

Dominion is a card game like no other I’ve played before. It’s produced by Rio Grande Games and fits into the genre of collectible card games, similar to phenomenally popular games like Magic: the Gathering. The craze of playing, trading and competing with MtG decks completely was ignored by passed me by when I was younger – so … Read more