The party have completed their first quest: successfully liberating the town of Nightstone from numerous incursions and rescuing a large group of civilians from The Dripping Caves. With their work done, our plucky band of adventurers prepare to venture off into the savage frontier under the pretence of delivering news of deaths in Nightstone (the … Continue reading From the DM’s Chair, Storm King’s Thunder Part 3: Zephyros.
Your adventurers have finally claimed Nightstone and expelled the multitude (and I do mean multitude) of threats attempting to claim the small town as their own. However, most of the local inhabitants are still missing. One of the guards should readily be able to inform the player that they would have raced to the Dripping … Continue reading From the DM’s Chair, Storm King’s Thunder Part 2: The Dripping Caves.
Allow me to the set the scene. It's half past five. I've been spending the day with a friend playing Dragonball Fighterz to hype ourselves up for the latest instalment of the franchise, Dragonball Super: Broly. We arrive early for our viewing, but to my surprise, there is a long spiralling queue leading towards the … Continue reading Dragonball Super: Broly Review.
All of the Sword Coast is about to be thrown into chaos. The Ordning is broken and the giants across Faerun are arising with great ambition to fell the feats of smaller folk and anoint themselves as the truly superior among their kin. All hope lies on the shoulders of the noblest of the small … Continue reading From the DM’s Chair, Storm King’s Thunder Part 1: Getting Started and Nightstone.
Dungeons and Dragons is a truly free and unlimited past time of a hobby. It encourages storytelling, imagination and teaches interesting subjects to aspiring DMs such as the basics of world-building and even game mechanics and game designing tricks. However, for DMs, D&D also represents a herculean task of impossible measure: creating your own setting … Continue reading From the DM’s Chair: Approaching Adventure Modules, the introduction.
Tradition is a strange thing. The idea of a custom or belief becoming so prevalent in our lives that we adhere to it is odd enough, especially when coupled with the fact that a tradition can be something small and simple. For example, every year since 2005, it has been tradition that Doctor Who has … Continue reading Doctor Who Resolution: A review and a discussion on Daleks.
Hype is a dangerous thing in the creative industry. Not enough of it and your product gets easily swept away by the passage of time. Too much, and your film will be unable to meet expectations and end up as a disappointing deliverance. This was something playing on my mind when I had first sat … Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review.