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5E Adventure Review: The Mad Dance

Sean Hynd’s The Mad Dance caught my attention because it had a really good blurb. I read a lot of the advertising copy for adventures on the DMs Guild, and seeing one that was short, to-the-point, and giving all the … Continue reading

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5E Supplement Review: The Book of the Tarrasque

The tarrasque was first introduced to Dungeons & Dragons in 1983, appearing in the Monster Manual II book. A huge, lumbering reptilian beast, its hunger was legendary, its bite possessing the abilities of a sword of sharpness, so that there … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: Hillsfar Reclaimed

I’ve recently been rerunning the Tier 1 Rage of Demons D&D Adventurers League adventures. Hillsfar Reclaimed is the penultimate adventure in the series, and it does an excellent job of setting up the finale, while being an entertaining adventure in … Continue reading

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5E Supplement Review: Books of Knowledge

J. Benjamin’s Books of Knowledge is an intriguing supplement: a collection of magical books that adventurers can study and thereby gain various magical benefits. The author suggests using this supplement in a campaign where permanent magic items are rare; the … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: No Foolish Matter

No Foolish Matter is the sixth adventure of the third season of D&D Adventurers League adventures. It’s designed for level 1-4 characters, and sits as a rare stand-alone in a series of adventures detailing the effects of Hillsfar’s “Great Law … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: A Dish Best Served Cold

A Dish Best Served Cold is the fifth adventure in the D&D Adventurers League fifth season. It’s written by James Introcaso (who is known for babbling about tabletops and doing great interviews), and is written for the second tier of … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: Doorway to Darkness

Doorway to Darkness, an adventure for four 2nd-level characters by James Desborough and M.T. Black, takes a solid idea – a mine being overrun by zombies – and adds enough unusual features to it to provide interest and entertainment. It’s … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: Killer Kobolds

Tony Petrecca’s Killer Kobolds is an adventure for 8th-12th level characters. Yes, you read that right: A high-level adventure featuring kobolds. It’s also a beautifully-constructed adventure. Deriving from events in Tony’s home game, we get to see what Defence in Depth … Continue reading

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5E Supplement Review: The Undertaker

Every so often, a rather unusual product enters my review pile. This is the case with The Undertaker, a character background designed by Jerry LeNeave, known better to me as DreadGazeebo on Twitter. The product is just a solitary page, … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: Screams at Sunset

Screams at Sunset is an adventure for levels 2-4 by Jeff C. Stevens. It is also an adventure for levels 4-6, if you use the alternative version with monsters from Volo’s Guide to Monsters. The adventure begins with the characters … Continue reading

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