Putting Paint on Plastic

July 27, 2020

As I was writing up the description for this Saturday’s Socially Distant Miniature Painting, I noticed myself actively avoiding a phrase that I’ve used many times in the past: “Join in with other local painters.”

I then recognized why; …

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Four Weeks of Free RPG Day!

July 24, 2020

Free RPG Day was Saturday, July 25—but the fun continues!

Free RPG Swag

Let’s talk free stuff first. This year’s selection of swag features amazing content from some of our favorite RPG publishers, including new adventures, accessories, and quickstart rules …

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Painting Miniatures—A Newcomer’s Primer

July 21, 2020

Over the past few years, I’ve watched a number of guides on getting started in painting miniatures. They’re all very informative, they cover super important details, and they’re delivered by individuals who are FAR more experienced than myself. However, if …

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Abyss Modified-Session 37, The Final Showdown

January 19, 2020

Notes from the DM: Abyss Modified is a Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons campaign based on the Out of the Abyss prepublished adventure, so there might be spoilers if you are planning to play that campaign. It has home brew

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Abyss Modified-Session 36

January 13, 2020

Notes from the DM: Abyss Modified is a Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons campaign based on the Out of the Abyss prepublished adventure, so there might be spoilers if you are planning to play that campaign. It has home brew

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Making Dice—Day 4: Finishing and Polishing

January 11, 2020

Start making your own dice—from start to finish!

Check out Day Three: Demolding, if you missed it last time, or get started at Day One.

Day Four: Finishing and Polishing

You would’ve noticed when pulling your dice that …

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Abyss Modified-Session 35

January 6, 2020

Notes from the DM: Abyss Modified is a Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons campaign based on the Out of the Abyss prepublished adventure, so there might be spoilers if you are planning to play that campaign. It has home brew

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Abyss Modified-Session 34

December 30, 2019

Notes from the DM: Abyss Modified is a Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons campaign based on the Out of the Abyss prepublished adventure, so there might be spoilers if you are planning to play that campaign. It has home brew

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Combating the Meta-Gamer

December 28, 2019

Jenna the Rogue enters the secret room and finds a chest. Upon opening it, they find a jewel encrusted dagger that glows with a magical energy.  They also find a purse with a hundred gold coins. Tucking them into their …

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Starting an RPG Campaign: The Villain

When you sit down to begin building an RPG campaign, where do you start? Do you start with a story that you want the players to follow? A Big Bad that you want them to defeat? Perhaps a map and …

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