D&D Backgrounds: Folk Hero

I’ve held off on writing this one because in terms of backgrounds, I feel like it’s the most open. If you do anything heroic, you’re going to be a folk hero. Even if it’s something for a community in a Read More …

D&D Backgrounds: Entertainer

Sorry for the slow week of posting last week, I’m getting into a new schedule at a new job and figuring out when and where I have time to work on the blog. I’ll be back to a more regular Read More …

D&D Background: Criminal

We’re getting down into the background that most thief rogues have to think they take for a background. You’re a thief, clearly you’re a criminal, and then you want all sorts of shiny things, even if your party has them. Read More …

D&D Background: Charlatan

Continuing the series, lets talk about about charlatans. It’s an interesting one because the next one on the list is criminal, so they are clearly making a bit of a distinction between the two. Your con might not be completely Read More …

D&D Background: Acolyte

After talking about what the backgrounds do in Dungeons & Dragons and why people might use them, it’s time to talk about the different backgrounds. I’m going to try to stick with my alphabetical ordering, but that might not happen, Read More …

Tell Me About Your World: An Article on a Concept

I’m continuing my way through theĀ Dresden Files series, and I was noticing something in Jim Butcher’s writing style that I really appreciate, and that got me thinking about other book series as well. That idea being, how much do you Read More …

D&D Background: Introduction

After having people enjoy my class articles and how to play a certain class, I wanted to get back to it and talk about the different backgrounds in Dungeons & Dragons. This first post I want to do as an Read More …

TableTopTakes: First Thoughts on Gloomhaven – Part 2

I was hoping to get it all in one part, but two parts are needed, because, man…it’s just a ton to talk about. It’s a Classy Game By that (as you’ll know if you’ve been following along with my D&D Read More …

TableTopTakes: First Thoughts on Gloomhaven – Part 1

This won’t be a full review, as I’ve only played the first scenario in Gloomhaven, but I’ve done it twice, since we didn’t win the first time. But I did want to get up some initial thoughts quickly. Legacy Game Read More …

D&D Classing It Up: Warlock

The final installment of the D&D Classing It Up series! We end with Warlock (since we’re going primarily in alphabetical order). Warlocks are one of the more interesting classes. A Warlock makes a pact with another entity of some sort Read More …