November 15

Best Gifts for the DnD Geek in your Life

Jon Barry

There’s a coldness in the air. The leaves are turning color. That only means that the holiday season will quickly be upon us. Since Christmas can’t stay in December, it’s time to start thinking ab...

Best Gifts for the DnD Geek in your Life

November 08

Best Nerd Items To Look For on Black Friday

Jon Barry

Deals! Deals! Deals! We had that turkey and now it’s full speed ahead for Christmas! And that means deals, deals, deals! This Black Friday, save on everything under the sun! If you’re looking to bu...

Best Nerd Items To Look For on Black Friday

October 11

What Type of Dice Tray is Appropriate for Your Table

Jon Barry

Welcome to the wonderful world of rolling dice, an act that is almost as old as human civilization.  There are sets of dice that go all the way back to 3000 BCE.  There’s something about the feel, ...

What Type of Dice Tray is Appropriate for Your Table

September 27

Setting the Stage and Expectations of Your Players and Yourself

Jon Barry

Somehow, the stars aligned and you managed to get a bunch of friends together to play some Dungeons and Dragons. Believe me, that alone is no small task. Arranging schedules in this day and age can...

Setting the Stage and Expectations of Your Players and Yourself

September 20

DnD in Space! Things to Watch Out for When Running Spelljammer

Jon Barry

Space.  A place of great mysteries and wonders beyond imagination, but it’s not for the faint of heart.  For all the treasures that await, there are just as many horrors and terrors.  The astral pl...

DnD in Space!  Things to Watch Out for When Running Spelljammer

September 06

Getting the Youngin's Into Tabletop Gaming

Jon Barry

More and more, this really has to be the big question: How can I get started in Dungeons and Dragons? Truth is we all started somewhere, and nowadays, DnD is more popular than it’s ever been. All t...

Getting the Youngin's Into Tabletop Gaming

August 30

Pathfinder or D&D: Which One is for You?

Jon Barry

Well, we might as well kick this hornet nest as hard as we can. This actually touches on some of the darker sides of gaming; gatekeeping and tribalism. And we might as well get this out of the way....

Pathfinder or D&D: Which One is for You?

August 23

Should the Dungeon Master Fudge Dice Rolls to Promote Story?

Jon Barry

The role of the DM is unlike anything else in any other game. It makes sense, because TTRPGs are unlike any other board game. In most board games there’s a winner and a loser, but in role playing g...

Should the Dungeon Master Fudge Dice Rolls to Promote Story?