My Gripe About D&D 5E

I Love Dungeons & Dragons, it’s my livelihood and source of great joy. I follow a number of groups in numerous editions and a pattern seems to be emerging in 5E that troubles me. Although it may be kicking a hornet’s nest, I’m going…

Adventure is Back in this 5E Module

Marathon of Heroes This adventure was originally written and produced for RPG Crate (July 2017) and it shipped to MANY gamers around the globe. Fail Squad Games, Ric Martens, and Lloyd Metcalf wanted to bring it directly to our supporters as well and we…

3 Things Grognards Can Love About 5E

D&D 5E

Bringing old school gamers to the new classroom I’ll admit to struggling in my transition to Dungeons & Dragons 5E. For the old school gamers out there, there are some things to really like.   What follows are my 3 favorite things about 5E…

Save or Die – Something I like about 5E

Save or DIE

“Save or Die” used to suck In all the previous editions of Dungeons & Dragons “Save or Die” was this thing that many DMs avoided. That is, unless they were just tired of the characters at the table. It just felt overly brutal to…

The Bogey of Brindle Launches, Funds & Thrives

The Bogey of Brindle launched yesterday, then within a few hours, was fully funded and the unique backing levels were disappearing fast. Backers have been sharing the link all over social media, and as a team, we are growing this project properly. Like Curse…

5e Character Creation in 8 steps

The part of 5E that has bothered me a little is the assumption that a new player to the system will instinctively know the steps to put together a character. Perhaps one could follow the Player’s Handbook through the process, but for myself, I…