4 BIG questions to ask when creating new D&D characters

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I’m sure I am not the only person who struggles to create new D&D characters. We all love rolling ability scores, assigning stats and picking skills, right? I find it a lot harder to create a believable, engaging and rich back-story. To help me produce richer history for my new D&D characters, I’ve decided to … Read more

The SIX best battle mats for D&D and Fantasy RPGs

The SIX best battle mats for DnD

While theatre of the mind is some peoples’ preferred method for gaming, I think it suits the Call of Cthulhu RPG much better than the Dungeons and Dragons game. For me, the D&D experience is totally taken to the next level with battle mats! Battle mats; grid maps full of miniatures, hand-drawn notations and delicate … Read more

18 Tavern Rumours for your Player Characters to overhear

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Players who frequent Taverns and Inn are likely to find themselves shoulder-to-shoulder with many faces, races and cultures. If they’re stopping off in the bustling city of Neverwinter, or lodging in the quiet Stonehill Inn of Phandalin, there’s nearly always something for your player characters to overhear. With myself and my current players gaining confidence … Read more

250 Follower Dice Giveaway Winners!

Today marks the end of the dice give away competition I ran over on Twitter. I ran the competition to mark hitting 250 followers, but by the time the competition ended I had over 370. Amazing! The TWO winners picked out of the hat were @pauljbaldwin and @varnished_truth. Congratulations to both of these wonderful people, … Read more

Day 15: Challenge Room #inktober

For the 15th of October I tried something a little more adventurous and a whole lot more deadly. The lethal addition for this #inktober drawing was a lava jumping challenge. As if plunging to your molten death wasn’t challenging enough on its own, the little stone islands gets progressively smaller until there’s barely anything to … Read more

Day 14: Tavern #inktober

Heading west out of the large semi-natural Dwarven cavern, we make our way up a heavily used stone staircase. As we reach the last step we see why these steps were so heavily worn… a sprawling Tavern. Amongst the empty chairs, deserted tables and dusty bottles, a stone well drops vertically down to a slow … Read more

Day 13: Dwarves #inktober

For the 13th drawing of our #Inktober map, we find our weary way south from the Shrine. As you pass through another thick blue curtain, the walls turn back to natural stone. Before you a vast cavern like room has been carved from what was probably a natural opening. Large, thick but ornately carved pillars … Read more

Day 11: Potions #inktober

Man was I dreading this day. Potions!? How do you draw a POTIONS themed room from a lofty position high above a dungeon. What can you add to a Dungeons and Dragons map to make people think, potions?! Surely my penmanship isn’t good enough to draw individual potions I was dreading this #inktober day, especially … Read more