Hex Crawls as Mega-dungeons – Part 3

Back to Part 1 There and Back Again So a lot of the hexes at the 2 mile per hex scale don't have a detailed map at the third of a mile per hex scale. What do we do about that? Right now? Nothing. Except for when people are approaching Badun's dungeon, you can quite …

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Hex-crawls as Mega-dungeons – Part 1

Dungeons have been the foundation of D&D play since its inception, providing some valuable features. There is the ability for the novice DM to draw some rooms and connections, populate the rooms with some random monsters and treasure, each isolated from the other, and then run a successful beginner game. There is the value of …

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Constructing an Open Table Campaign for D&D 5e part 3

Back to Part 2 Spoiler Alert: If you are a player in the open table games you should not read this if you do not wish to spoil any sense of suspense, or to lesson the enjoyment of revelation during exploration. You have been warned. The big day for the first public flight of this …

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Constructing an Open Table Campaign for D&D 5e part 2

Spoiler Alert: If you are a player in the open table games you should not read this if you do not wish to spoil any sense of suspense, or to lesson the enjoyment of revelation during exploration. You have been warned. Following on from Part 1 the next step was to work out some specifics …

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Constructing an Open Table Campaign for D&D 5e part 1

Spoiler Alert: If you are a player in the open table games you should not read this if you do not wish to spoil any sense of suspense, or to lesson the enjoyment of revelation during exploration. You have been warned. This year I am creating a campaign for Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition that …

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Time Travel for Role Playing Games : Propagating Changes

In the previous article you learned about the meta future boundary (MFB) being the place from which all time travel is initiated. Also that when anyone time travels they contaminate the temporal coordinate they jump to on the meta now with part of that boundary. The MFB and its contaminations are known as “change waves” …

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