Tag Archives: D&D4e

D&D Insider’s Character Generator coming to the web browser

One of the great frustrations of Dungeons & Dragons Insider subscriptions is the Windows only software that you are provided with. This is all due to change on November 16 as Wizards of the Coast announce that their Character Generation Tool is going online for the first time. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 005: Warhammer, Sorcery! and Addressing Issues in D&D 4th Edition

This week in the Dice of Doom podcast we discuss common issues and complaints about Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition and strategies by which these can be overcome through the cunning application of house rules and modified systems. Continue reading

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Making the Most of Magic

How to make the most of magic in your fantasy role-playing game. Advice for spellcasters, dungeon masters and writers. Continue reading

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Arcane Implement Mastery Guide

The 4E Wizard class feature Arcane Implement Mastery is a powerful ability that can shape the entire career of your character. Be it Orb, Wand, Staff, or Tome, the implement you want to use will influence your race, ability scores, … Continue reading

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Speeding up D&D 4E Combat: Morale

A large problem many groups have with 4E D&D is that 4E combat takes a very long time. Various methods have been proposed to fix this, such as reducing monster hp, but after some discussion we realised the best way of doing it is simply to revive the Morale system, used in 1st and 2nd Edition, but thrown out in 3rd. The problem with these systems is, like the whole editions themselves, they were overly complicated; I’ve seen an attempt at adding Morale to 4E that mostly just put the 2nd Ed system in… and it looked terrible. So, we decided to do it from the ground up: a complete, effective, and simple Morale system for 4E D&D. Continue reading

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4E Dungeon Master’s Guide 2: In-Depth Review

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series D&D 4e Book Reviews

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series D&D 4e Book ReviewsNot so long ago, the 4th Edition DMGII came out. With the general high quality of 4E splatbooks so far, this looked promising: but for those out … Continue reading

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i4e Updated – Now you can import from D&D Insider Character Builder

Mike Pattee from Cordax Software has pinged us to let us know that his app i4e has been updated in the App Store to version 1.1.0 and is available now for download. The app allows you to store your D&D … Continue reading

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Using the Dungeon Tile Mapper from WotC

If you are anything like us here at Dice of Doom HQ, the moment you got D&D 4E you rushed out and bought a stack of Dungeon Tiles once you realised how important (and awesome) they were. After collecting a … Continue reading

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Powergaming: Understanding Area of Effect in D&D4E

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Powergaming

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series PowergamingArea of Effect powers, or AoE, are pretty common in 4th Edition D&D. No longer are they limited to Wizards, but can be found in the arsenal of many non-spellcasters, … Continue reading

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Wizards of the Coast settle copyright infringement case

Back in April this year, Wizards of the Coast (WotC) filed three copyright infringement cases against eight individuals for sharing a copy of the Player’s Handbook II on document sharing site Scribd. Yesterday the judge accepted a settlement with the … Continue reading

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