Category Archives: 4E D&D

The Amber Pendant

A new fantasy artist on the block … I’ve posted before about the 4E solo campaign I’m running occasionally (very occasionally as it happens…. doesn’t life just get in the way!!) for my son, called the Amber Pendant. His character … Continue reading

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Down the River

A really fun encounter in my ‘solo’ campaign session with my son today. His character, with a few accomplices, is travelling down-river on a merchant’s barge in pursuit of some nefarious folk who have stolen an ancient artefact known only … Continue reading

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4E Fun, 13th Age Spice

        As is (I hope) obvious from this blog, 13th Age has definitely caught my fancy! It has definitely inspired a re-working and expansion of many aspects of the World of Tolrendor. I mean when one of … Continue reading

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Wizards Watch: Phew!

Work and (work) travel have pretty much blown March away so far! So this Wizard’s Watch post is bit random, and just based on some of the things I’ve been keeping up with on the internet!! Have they finally clicked!? … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: Back in the Saddle (literally…)

In my last DM for Kids column I lamented the fact that scheduling D&D sessions was not happening nearly as frequently  as I’d like! However, my intention was to rectify that over the Christmas holidays …. and I’m very happy … Continue reading

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Content Corner: Havenscoast Locales

It’s been a slow couple of months on the blog front – a combination of work and summer holidays to blame – things just haven’t been progressing as I’d like! The ‘Havenscoast Project‘ is one such example; the last time … Continue reading

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Wizards Watch: Summer lull; Storm clouds gather…

There seems to be a strange eerie calm around the RPG space right now. It’s not necessarily the sort of calm that makes you feel calm … its more the oppressive lull before the thunder booms and the lightning strikes … Continue reading

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Content Corner: Rats Below

Earlier this month I posted an iBook publication of a short delve in my RPG Tech Talk column. This was an example of using a new Apple application to create richly formatted publication for viewing on an iPad! Of course, … Continue reading

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DM for Kids: DM Style

GM Merit badges are cool! After coming across this neat set of icons  (I know, quite late compared to everyone else…) intended to reflect a GM’s approach to their game, I thought it would be fun to consider my style when … Continue reading

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Content Corner: Spider Fey

Recently in the 4E campaign I’m running for my kids, the party had a little detour to the Feywild, to rescue a unicorn foal from some evil fey brigands. When designing the short adventure, I was casting around for a … Continue reading

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