Ritualistically Speaking: Banish Illusion

Enemies who are invisible or who use illusions to mask their identities can be painful adversaries when you are a player. Using illusions and trickery can be fun when you are a DM. Banish Illusion can make a wizard feel less the fool and more the master of the arcane when they are able to … Continue reading

Healing, It’s Not Just For Clerics Anymore

While my work schedule is beginning to clear I still find my self buried under loads of projects and responsibility which I really must get under control. I can now see the light at the end of the tunnel. Thanks to my good friend DM Samuel I can take a deep breath and focus a … Continue reading

A Magic Missile By Any Other Name…

Last week the latest update to the 4E rule set came out and it included the much discussed on Twitter change to the Wizard Magic Missile power. The justification for the change was “an effort to restore the power to its classical form”, which is something that the “Old Time Gamer” in me can respect. … 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

So you want to join the rewards program eh?

I really think WotC is sitting on a gold mine of opportunity with the DM rewards program. The ability to track DMs and players in their games could provide a wealth of information for them. Tracking not only con and store play but also casual at home games could provide them with solid number on … Continue reading

Ritualistically Speaking: Conceal Object

Even the most unskilled stage magician can make simple object disappear from under a cloth or into a hat, but a real wizard can make something completely invisible while you are standing right in front of it. The Conceal Object ritual is a classic example of true wizardry at work. It’s not true invisibility, it’s … 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

News Day! June 2010

It’s the last Friday of the month and that means NEWS DAY! This month was kind of slow, but still exciting non the less. I’ll try to make the news this month short and sweet. The fellowship of the tweets has agreed to run twice a month. I plan on trying to get everyone together … Continue reading