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Old Man Umby

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Naming your RPG Character

Naming your RPG Character

Many characters have become everlasting brands in the gaming culture, like Drizzt, Bigby, Elminster, Mordenkainen, and Zagyg. One way to ensure your character enjoys the same respect is to choose a memorable and unique name for the character yet fitting for the adventure or campaign world. The name...

October 10th at 12:00pm
Elements of an RPG Adventure

Elements of an RPG Adventure

So, most game masters and players have been there, knee-deep in a dungeon, hack n' slash, then more hack n' slash, then on to the next hack n' slash. The goals and rewards are apparent - loot and character improvement - but where is the story heading? Where is the intrigue? Where is the real plot? H...

October 7th at 12:00pm
D&D 5E SRD REmastered

D&D 5E SRD REmastered

I have created a remastering of the Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition SRD (Standard Resource Document) in both Markdown, Microsoft Word and many additional publishing formats.

This is not just an export of the existing Wizards D&D 5E SRD in PDF - which results in a real mess and much work to make it...

November 4th at 12:00pm