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Dice of Doom Podcast 046: Thoughts on D&D 5th Edition and wrap up of Temple of Elemental Evil

In this episode of the Dice of Doom Podcast, we discuss Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, past editions of D&D and the industry in general. We also wrap up our run through of the AD&D campaign for the Temple of Elemental Evil. Continue reading

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Creating Characters for our Horror B-Movie Roleplaying Game

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series 1930s Horror Roleplaying Game

Recently we put wrote a quick and dirty roleplaying game where the players played the main characters in schlocky B horror movies of the 1930’s (and thereabouts). We built the basic system and described the basic mood of the game. This week let’s flesh it out a bit by taking a closer look at the character archetypes we’ll want our characters to play. Continue reading

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Game suggestions for our 2013 Gaming Calendar

Once again we are looking at a blank calendar with lots and lots of empty gaming slots to fill. About this time every year we ask our readers (and listeners) to recommend games that they think we should play. These … Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 041: The role of Source Books in your Campaign, Interview with Sam from Tw33t_RPG, Mouse Guard first impressions and introducing kids to RPGs

In this fibre packed episode of the DoDCast (good for you in so many ways!) we talk to Paul about his recent foray into teaching his kids about roleplaying games. We also discuss the role of sourcebooks in your campaign – just how rigidly should you adhere to them in your game. Sam from Tw33t_RPG joins us for an interview on his upcoming tweet roleplaying game. And, as a bonus, we include our first impressions of the Mouse Guard RPG, just because we’re nice like that. Continue reading

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Confessions of a Roleplaying Book Collector

Once again I was looking, lovingly, over my collection of roleplaying books. As I went through them, I discovered that there was a book I hadn’t bought yet from the Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition set. I immediately became anxious that my collection wasn’t complete. It had become important that I had a set, a complete set and I had found that it was less than it should be. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 036: Eclipse Phase, Screwing Characters, Tragedy, Ecology and Dwarven Women’s Grooming Habits

Eclipse Phase review, deliberately screwing with your players for plot, tragedy as a campaign genre, is a realistic campaign ecology important, and the age old question – beards and female dwarfs. Continue reading

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For many of us who have an active interest in fantasy RPG’s, visualising our characters and their experiences is an integral part of the fun. But for many/most of us, we have little experience of the actual physical form of … Continue reading

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The Dice of Doom Roleplaying Game Campaign Hooks: 001

This is a handful of prompts for GM’s to use if they happen to find themselves in the situation of needing a plot or hook for their roleplaying campaign. Continue reading

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Monster of the Week: Gelatinous Cube

This entry is part 3 of 19 in the series Monster of the Week

Unlike the previous two Monsters of the Week, this week I look at a monster which is completely unintelligent, has no tactics, and is a pushover for any party: and yet can be the most dangerous thing they ever face. … Continue reading

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Monster of the Week: Dark Elf

This entry is part 2 of 19 in the series Monster of the Week

This week we look at the Dark Elves, known as Drow in D&D. Like many of the creatures, Dark Elves have their history in mythology. Norse mythology places Dark Elves as evil underground creatures, which is exactly what Drow generally … Continue reading

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