D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 5 On to Cragmaw Castle

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 15-18 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return The heroes managed to rouse one of…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 4 Phandalin

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 15 Flamerule – 1490 – Year of the Star Walker’s Return The morning after their uneventful long rest,…

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 2 Cragmaw Hideout

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 14 Flamerule, 1490 DR “Year of the Star Walker’s Return”

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D&D Sessions – Lost Mine of Phandelver Episode 1 Goblin Ambush

These are the journal entries for our D&D 5th Edition campaign being played on Roll20. There are 6 PCs: Ragnar (Paladin), Eamon (Cleric), Jortran (Druid), Tec (Rogue), Malfred (Warlock), and Tristan (Barbarian). 11 Flamerule to 14 Flamerule, 1490 DR “Year of the Star Walker’s Return”

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Bar Stool Quarterback – A Football Dice Game

Wow! I won my first game design contest! Thank you so much to Jason and Rob from the Building The Game podcast. They recently held a contest for a simple football dice game that could be played in a bar (ideally a sports bar). I wracked my brain for weeks…

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D&D 5e Adventurer’s League – Now What?

The 5th edition is now “out and about”. Most of us by now have at the very least the Starter Set, or the Basic Rules PDF. Many of us also have our proper PHB’s in hand (that’s Player’s Handbook for any of you new to these things). I have been…

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Reading List: Nightmare Store

“What Nightmares are in store for you?!” That’s the (lame, I admit it) tag line I would have written for the cover of this “Plot Your Own Horror Stories™ ” book I found while going through old boxes in the basement today. [TL;DR – I found an old CYOA-style book…

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Jack's birthday present for Daddy

Jack’s birthday present for Daddy

Jack (my 3.5 yo son) went to Costco with mommy today and brought this home for me. It is supposed to be my birthday gift, but my birthday isn’t until October. I asked if he wanted to hide it until then so he could wrap it up for me, but he decided I should just hide it myself in my bedroom.