Category Archives: Review

Xanathar’s Lost Notes to Everything Else – A First Look at the Subclasses

One of the interesting innovations of the DMs Guild and Wizards of the Coast this year has been to elevate the work of a group of skilled designers. Titled the “Guild Adepts”, these designers have had early access to upcoming … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: Underworld Speculation

Underworld Speculation is a two-hour adventure for level 1-4 characters, designed by Chris Lindsay of Wizards of the Coast for use in stores as the Introductory Adventure for Xanathar’s Guide to Everything. It is a D&D Adventurers League legal adventure. … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: The Donjon

The Donjon is the eleventh adventure of the Curse of Strahd season of the D&D Adventurers League. A four-hour adventure for character levels 5-10 written by Ash Law, it has the adventurers rescuing the leader of an orc tribe from … Continue reading

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D&D Adventure Review – CM1 Test of the Warlords

The D&D Companion set, released in 1984, was the first set of D&D rules that dealt with a matter mentioned in both the AD&D and original rules and never developed that much: the player characters as leaders of realms. Test … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: Jungle Treks

Jungle Treks is a collection of six short adventures for character levels 1 to 10 by Teos “Alphastream” Abadia and Eric Menge. Although set in Chult and designed to supplement the Tomb of Annihilation adventure, the scenarios could easily be … Continue reading

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5E Accessory Review: D&D Adventure Grid

One of the more popular RPG accessory over the past few years has been the Flip-Mat, a double-sided thin cardboard mat that is pre-printed with a one-inch grid and an aesthetically pleasing (with luck!) background. They are designed so that … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: The Carver’s Cave

The Carver’s Cave is a short adventure by R.M. Jansen-Parkes for characters of levels 3 or 4, although it provides notes to scale it to second or even third tier parties (levels 11-16). The adventure takes a simple, unsettling concept … Continue reading

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5E Supplement Review: Jungle Goodies – The Treasures of Chult

Jungle Goodies is a collection of descriptions of the odd, the bizarre and the wonderful items, characters and locations you might find in Chult. Designed by Chris Bissette and Matt Sanders, it provides the harried Dungeon Master with a selection … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review: Murder at the Stop

The Stop is a small town on the Trade Way as it nears Hillsfar. Life has been tough for the people of the Stop after the overthrow of the previous ruler of Hillsfar, and they haven’t been helped by the … Continue reading

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5E Adventure Review – Bleeding Gate: Amalgamation

In the Forgotten Realms, there exists a secret society known as the Peacesmiths, with 47,417 members scattered over Faerun, which is run out of a small underground settlement no-one has heard of called Emudomier. What do they do? I don’t … Continue reading

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