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For Those About To Roll, We Salute You! Intro to D&D: Creating a Custom Character

by Kyle Thomason May 1, 2017
 We’ve been talking a lot about running a game, so let’s get into making a character to play in said game.  Now, I’m not going into all the details of how to fill out your character sheet and all that jazz.  Between the Player’s Handbook and like a zillion articles and Reddit threads out there, […]

For Those About To Roll, We Salute You! Intro to D&D:  DM Tips – NPCs (AKA a DM’s Best Friend)

by Kyle Thomason April 3, 2017
A lot of what you read about D&D concerns players.  How to build them, maximize your abilities and if you’re lucky tips on role playing.  I’ll get around to all of those things, but I want these articles to focus on the biggest job in the game.  As a DM, you hold everything together.  Keep […]

For Those About To Roll, We Salute You! Intro to D&D:  Why You WANT To Be A Dungeon Master

by Kyle Thomason March 6, 2017
So far, we’ve talked about the why and how to start PLAYING Dungeons and Dragons.  Well, a room filled with 100 people looking to play D&D without a DM is out of luck.  The DM is there to facilitate the game, but also to have their own fun as well.  The DM controls the outline […]

For Those About To Role, We Salute You! Intro to D&D:  What You Need

by Kyle Thomason February 6, 2017
So, you and a few pals have decided to try this crazy game out.  Ok, but how?  Most of you have prob seen the “RPG” section at your local comic store.  Or maybe hit up Amazon, Reddit and a zillion other interwebage and thought “Man, look at all that!”.  Player’s Handbook, DM’s Guide,  hundreds of […]

For Those About to Role, We Salute You! Intro to D&D:  What You’re Getting Into

by Kyle Thomason January 2, 2017
D&D has been around a long time.  It has also experienced (get it?) a surge in popularity.  Mostly from online shows and podcasts showcasing what’s great about the game.  Be on the lookout for a future article about the very best of these shows.  Anyway, the game can seem a bit intimidating to those not […]