Historia Review – Part 2

Today I’m back with the other half of my Historia review. Last time I talked about the species and professions (equivalent to D&D classes) that can be found in the book. I mentioned that there’s lots more, though, so buckle up and let’s go!

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Historia Review – Part 1

Hello folks! I’m back with a rare dip into the world of D&D 5e games. It’s been a while since I talked about a 5e game but the world of Historia is just so epic and surprising that I couldn’t stay away!

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Exploring Eberron Review, Part 1

I’m back today with more Eberron action, this time from the brand new Exploring Eberron book produced by setting creator Keith Baker and a host of very talented writers. While Rising From the Last War (the subject of three previous posts) updated the setting to 5e, this book includes many of Baker’s intense and amazing thoughts on the world of Eberron. There’s plenty here for fans new and old so let’s dive in!

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Rising From the Last War, Part 3

Keith Baker’s Exploring Eberron is finally out and it’s amazing. I went to start reviewing it and realized I never finished with Rising From the Last War! Part 1 and part 2 went up last fall and then the holidays and then the hell that is 2020 so it got lost in the shuffle. Rather than leave it unfinished I have my conclusion today and then next time we’ll start in on Exploring Eberron. In the meantime, let’s look at some treasure and monsters!

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Lifepath System for D&D

I love lifepath generation. Similar to an active session zero, using lifepath generation lets you start a campaign with mechanics and a colorful backstory. In my experience it gives you a richer character whether you’re new to the game or a veteran. Lifepath generation hasn’t been an option for D&D before so I’m doing it myself! This is a preview of a product that I’m creating for The DM’s Guild. Let me know what you think!

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Rising From the Last War Review, Part 2

Alright, we’re back! So last time we looked in depth at the character creation portions of the book and found them interesting but mostly updated versions of what’s in the Wayfinder’s Guide. That’s just the first third of the book, though. Today we’re going to be looking at the setting information and what it can offer to new and veteran players in Eberron.

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Rising From the Last War Review, Part 1

I love the Eberron setting for D&D. I’ve gotten every official book put out since it debuted in 3e and I’ve bought a significant number of fan creations since it was opened up for the DM’s Guild. I’ve also written a ton about it here and on other sites… So clearly I’m excited about the latest book from Wizards giving official versions of the setting material for the game’s fifth edition.

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Esper Genesis Threats Database, Part 1

Esper Genesis is a science-fiction D&D 5e game that I’ve been excited to see grow better and better since its launch. They have a series of adventures out and another on the way, plus pregenerated characters and a bunch of great digital resources. Today, though, I’m going to talk about their biggest and most recent supplement: the Threat Database.

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Fateforge, Part 4: Spellcasting

I’m back with another look at the Fateforge setting, this time with the magical sourcebok called Grimoire. While the other posts that I’ve made about this setting from Studio Agate have focused on the setting and characters, this post is about the metaphysics of Eana and the spellcasting ability of adventurers.

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