Posts Tagged ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

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From: Legendary Games Reviewed by: Ron McClung Legendary Planet: The Assimilation Strain is a new RPG Adventure from Legendary Games. I supported a Kickstarter recently called Legendary Planet,  by Lengendary Games.  There were many reasons why I did it but in the interest of full ...
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Much has been said about the staggered release of the new D&D rulebooks and as much as I understand the complaints, I don’t really think it is all that big of deal in the grand scheme of things. Some say that the staggered release will hurt D&D’s chances of gaining any ground lost to ...
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Excitement, worry, euphoria and despair; when a new version of the ‘King of Role Playing Games’ is being released all of these things can come into play. I have heard and seen all the above. This ‘starter’ document should answer all the questions new and old players have and give ...
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With much anticipation, the release of the 5th edition of the classic Dungeons & Dragons is upon us, with the first teaser product on the shelves – the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set. In the interest of full disclosure, I will say that I was not a huge fan of the major changes in 4th edition ...
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Dungeons and Dragons celebrates forty years this year. I was curious about how D&D had influenced some of my other writer friends who happened to be roleplayers.
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The last few rounds were the hardest. Getting from 8 to 4 and then 4 to 2 were some hard decisions. I thought my efforts to make this a collaborative effort would make it difficult to judge and create patchwork settings with inconsistent visions. However, much of the opposite happened. The ...
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The model we set up where writers are creating for different settings is a rather precarious one. It relied heavily on the contestants staying in the contest. What I did not plan for was contestants dropping out without writing their entry for the current phase. Life happens as well all ...
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This year, MACE and JustUs Productions is trying something new to add to our experience. Inspired by the Paizo RPG Superstar contest as well as a contest we ran at MACE called the Iron MACE Chef contest (where writers wrote an RPG given a certain number of parameters), the Living MACE campaign ...
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Going into this, I knew the elimination process was going to be difficult. With authors writing for settings other than their own, the decision to decide what and who gets dropped presented an extra challenge. Who do you eliminate? The original writer and the setting? Or the writer of the ...
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This is an impressive work. The author states that it was a 10+ year endeavor and it shows. The sheer amount of information in this 224 page book is overwhelming. Just the word count is amazing. An 8x11 book with small text, even considering illustrations, maps and charts contains a lot of ...
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