Tag: dungeons & dragons

Tales of the Valiant: Player’s Guide

Ever since Kobold Press announced that they were launching Tales of the Valiant, I have been both cautiously optimistic and extremely curious as to what the final result was going to look like. When Tales of the Valiant started crowd funding, it should be no surprise to my readers to learn that I was one of the first to back this...

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Third Party D&D: Dark Tower (Official 5E Reprint)

This is a release that I’ve been waiting to review since it was originally announced almost two years ago. It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Goodman Games’ Original Adventures Reincarnated line. I have a passion for older D&D modules and I’m always excited to see these classics converted to Fifth Edition rules. Recently, it became clear that...

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Third Party D&D: Deep Magic Vol. 1 & 2 (Kobold Press)

When it comes to third-party D&D publishers, Kobold Press is probably one of my favorites. Most players will know them from their Tome of Beasts books, but Kobold Press has been creating a variety of supplements since 5E first rolled out. Over the years, some of their most popular releases have been magic-themed. These released include new spells, background options,...

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Dungeons & Dragons: Planescape – Adventures in the Multiverse

Out of all of the D&D releases that were announced for 2023, Planescape: Adventures in the Multiverse was the one that I was anticipating most of all. Yes, I was also pretty pumped for Spelljammer. But when put side-by-side, my excitement for Planescape beat out Spelljammer by a considerable distance. As an older gamer who spent lots of time with...

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Dungeons & Dragons: Phandelver and Below – the Shattered Obelisk

For myself and many others, Wizards’ last D&D release was a bit of a dud. Well, it’s a new month and that means they have a new product in which they can try to redeem themselves. This time around, we are given an adventure book; Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk. If the name Phandelver sounds familiar, there’s a reason....

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Dungeons & Dragons: Bigby Presents – Glory of the Giants

It’s been a long wait for the next official D&D product to drop! My last review for Keys from the Golden Vault was all the way back in March and since that time I’ve filled in the gaps by reviewing some good third-party releases. But, the wait is finally over and Bigby Presents: Glory of the Giants is here. I’ll admit,...

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Third Party D&D: Rise of the Drow (Collector’s Edition) – (AAW Games)

Getting your hands on a new D&D supplement is always a good feeling. But getting your hands on one that you’ve been pining for feels even better. I know this because for quite some time I’ve had my eye on Rise of the Drow (Collector’s Edition) by AAW games. If you read my D&D reviews with any regularity, you may...

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D&D Alternatives: Pathfinder

As we approach the next iteration of Dungeons & Dragons, more and more players are starting to ask themselves a very important question: Do I stick with D&D or switch to something else? Once upon a time, such a question was silly. Yes, there’s always been a number of tabletop roleplaying games to choose from. But the majority of them...

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Third Party D&D: Blue Rose Adventurer’s Guide (Green Ronin Publishing)

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of campaign settings. While it’s true that I spend most of my time in the Forgotten Realms, I do have grandiose plans to one day create my own gameworld. For this reason, I’m always certain to pick up and explore any new campaign settings that hit the market. For this reason, when I...

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