Hangin with Mr. Orcus

I have no idea why but when I woke up the other morning I had the urge to spend a day with my newest roommate, Orcus. We always have a great time when we chill so I thought we should take a few pictures. I always start my day with a healthy breakfast, Orcus prefers … Continue reading

Dungeon Master Tips in 140 characters or so #15

Question #1: Do you have any tips to help players get familiar with game rules. WyattSalazar: Play a single encounter using a pregen against a few random weak critters with your GM. Learn through experience. adamdray: Download the D&D 4E Quick Start rules and read them. Sums up the basics quickly. SlyFlourish: Take it slow. Start at … Continue reading

How to Build an Villain Using “How to Be a Villain.” pt. 1

For the last 6 years or so I have had the book “How to Be a Villain” on my shelf; mostly as a funny display and conversation starter. For the most part it works, when some one sees it next to my “The Zombie Survival Guide” they will often say something funny about my taste … Continue reading

Dungeon Master Tips in 140 characters or so #14

One of the best things about asking these questions on twitter is asking them again a few days later. I ask every question for the week on Monday mornings in rapid succession so people who missed them through out the week can have a chance to answer them. Often people who have already answered my … Continue reading

Dungeon Master Tips in 140 characters or so #13

And we are back in for another DT140. I took a short summer break due to my working 14 days with no day off. So I took a bit of an internet break and now I feel much better!  So lets get right into the questions. Question #1:  what tasks i.e. Init tracking, do you … Continue reading

News Day! July 2010

You guessed it, it’s the last Friday of the month and that means it is news day! July Recap I had way too much work to do so some really great people wrote guest articles for me Rope Trick – by Dead Orcs Magic Missile – by Obsidian Crane Healing – by DMSamuel Small Problem … Continue reading

Ritualistically Speaking: Rope Trick

I have to admit, things have slowed down on the site for a little while now, and it’s my fault. I have been getting my ass handed to me at work since the beginning of last week. Half of my co-workers have been on summer vacation and I and the remaining staff have been covering … Continue reading

What do Harry Dresden and Orcus Prince of Undeath have in common?

I own them both! That’s right after spending way to much money this month I now own both the Orcus Prince of Undeath gargantuan figure and the Dresden Files RPG. I have to say I’m happy with both. Being so new to the RPG scene I really have little experience with other games so the … Continue reading

Dungeon Master Tips in 140 characters or so #12

I know it’s Tuesday but it is a holiday week and that actually means fewer days off for me. I always end up being the guy who holds down the fort while everyone is on vacation so this holiday weekend put off my schedule by a day. With out any further interruptions here is this … Continue reading

Dungeon Master Tips in 140 Characters or so #11

That’s right it’s time for another round of dungeon master tips and answers given by all the great people in the D&D twitter community. Question #1: Give me one good tip for first time Dungeon Masters, what do you wish some one had told you? Level30yinzer: gm tip i wish I’d known: it takes 10,000 … Continue reading