One Game to Rule Them All …

For quite some time now, Dungeons & Dragons (especially in its 5th Edition) has been THE roleplaying game. There have been times when D&D was basically to roleplaying games what Xerox was to...

January 15, 2023

Preparing a D&D one-shot

In the last couple of years I had to cope with mental health issues, a world-wide pandemic, and other life events that seriously messed with my ability to run roleplaying games. At this...

June 8, 2022

World in Progress (Part 2)

About two weeks ago I posted my first attempt at a map created in Wonderdraft on Twitter. To my surprise this post created a lot of interest and I got a ton of...

January 27, 2022

World in Progress

Yesterday I picked up a copy of Wonderdraft, a really easy-to-use fantasy map creation tool, and started playing around with it. Why did I buy Wonderdraft instead of just using Campaign Cartographer, which...

January 13, 2022

I have a plan!

Yesterday I asked the question whether I should give D&D 5th Edition another chance. After giving it some thought, talking to a couple of people and getting some feedback on Twitter, I decided...

December 31, 2021

The Mercer Effect

Without a doubt, Matthew Mercer and the rest of the Critical Role team has had a huge impact on how many people perceive roleplaying games in general and Dungeons & Dragons in particular....

January 15, 2019

A Missed Opportunity

A while ago I read about the new Endless Quest books by Candlewick Press. They have been written by Matt Forbeck, are set into the Forgotten Realms, and in each book you can...

September 26, 2018