R.A. Salvatore's Drizzt Novels are a Must Read for DMs
By Greg Derrick on September 29, 2020
If you’ve ever found yourself getting lost in the lore of Dungeons & Dragons, poring over maps of the Sword Coast and wistfully wondering about the history of the region, R.A. Salvatore’s books are a must read for Dungeon masters.
The Dark Knight Returns…to Tabletop
By Michael Berquam on September 29, 2020
The Caped Crusader is coming to a tabletop near you with Gotham City Chronicles, a Batman Tabletop RPG by Monolith.
HeroQuest 101: What is HeroQuest and Why is it Being Re-Released?
By Greg Derrick on September 28, 2020
There’s been a lot of talk about HerpQuest. This article provides a take a quick look at the history and legacy of HeroQuest.
PVP - Published Content vs Personal Creativity in Tabletop Role-playing
By Michael Berquam on September 25, 2020
Tabletop gaming is a unique space, in that two disparate philosophies of content meet, intersect, and overlap - Published worlds and settings from major creative entities, and homebrew content straight from the minds of enterprising gamemasters and players provided in a close approximation of farm to table. Both have merit when it comes to providing fantastic worlds to adventure in. While they share several core features, each also contains unique strengths and challenges that are both distinct and impactful. Today, we'll explore the pros and cons of each, and examine how they relate to each other.
Astral Projection - Tabletop Role-playing in the Times of Social Distancing
By Michael Berquam on August 11, 2020
Gaming in the era of social distancing is difficult, but not impossible. We identify some platforms for using Astral Projection of communicate with your group for your comfort of your laboratory.
On Curses, Crypts, and Adventure
By Greg Derrick on August 3, 2020
Meet Greg Derrick, our Chief Creative Officer, and co-founder of Cursed Crypt, as he introduces himself and our adventure studio. Get his take on D&D and role-playing.
Exotic Locales - Waterborne Worlds
By Michael Berquam on July 27, 2020
Exotic Locales - exploring environments and their effect on storytelling, gameplay, character development, and more. Today's subject - Waterborne Worlds. Get wet and wild with us as we dive into the briny depths of this very special environment.