Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage ADVENTURE REVIEW

Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage is by far the greatest dungeon written by Wizards of the Coast for fifth edition Dungeons and Dragons. It is massive, stretching through twenty three subterranean levels, with monsters and challenges that will see players progress from 5th to 20th level should they explore the entirety of the dungeonContinue reading “Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage ADVENTURE REVIEW”

Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes SUPPLEMENT REVIEW

The multiverse of Dungeons and Dragons is constantly embroiled in conflict, but there are those that have lasted longer than most and have become embedded within the histories and mythology of the various Realms. Some rare few have made those conflicts their focus of study, among them being the great wizard Mordenkainen. In Mordenkainen’s TomeContinue reading “Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes SUPPLEMENT REVIEW”

Xanathar’s Guide to Everything SUPPLEMENT REVIEW

Xanathar’s Guide to Everything was the first significant supplemental ruleset for fifth edition Dungeons and Dragons that I purchased, and perhaps one of the most important supplements for both players and Dungeon Masters. Where Volo’s Guide to Monsters was released as a supplement the year before focusing on monsters, monster lore, and character races; Xanathar’sContinue reading “Xanathar’s Guide to Everything SUPPLEMENT REVIEW”

Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft CAMPAIGN SOURCEBOOK REVIEW

More than a horror adventure, Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft presents players and Dungeon Masters with the premise of horror in Dungeons and Dragons. It puts the players right in the mix of horror, suspense, and dread. Their decisions and paranoia all serve to feed the feel and atmosphere of their adventures. In 1983, theContinue reading “Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft CAMPAIGN SOURCEBOOK REVIEW”

Volo’s Guide to Monsters SUPPLEMENT REVIEW

The first major supplement for fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons, Volo’s Guide to Monsters was a significant step in a long line of rulebooks and adventures from Wizards of the Coast. It brought tools for both players and Dungeon Masters, with chapters corresponding to the tools laid out in the core rulebooks: monster lore toContinue reading “Volo’s Guide to Monsters SUPPLEMENT REVIEW”

Tales from the Yawning Portal ADVENTURE REVIEW

Tales from the Yawning Portal offers at the same time a thorough and diverse adventure supplement for fifth edition as well as a faithful homage to some of the classic dungeons from the history of D&D. A collection of some of the most recognizable adventures, the book presents seven classic adventures, specifically dungeons, from acrossContinue reading “Tales from the Yawning Portal ADVENTURE REVIEW”

Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide CAMPAIGN GUIDE REVIEW

Presented as a campaign sourcebook and marketed as a player’s resource, Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide brings to life the first setting for official Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition adventures. First created by Ed Greenwood, it became the setting for D&D adventures for decades, as well as the backdrop to R.A. Salvatore’s novels. The Adventurer’s GuideContinue reading “Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide CAMPAIGN GUIDE REVIEW”

Candlekeep Mysteries ADVENTURE REVIEW

A clifftop citadel standing as a beacon of strength and knowledge, Candlekeep is the largest repository and collection of knowledge and lore within Faerun. The collection of the short adventures within Candlekeep Mysteries is the first of its kind as an official publication for D&D. It marks another step for Wizards of the Coast inContinue reading “Candlekeep Mysteries ADVENTURE REVIEW”

Waterdeep: Dragon Heist ADVENTURE REVIEW

Set within the Forgotten Realms, Waterdeep: Dragon Heist brings players back to the Sword Coast, perhaps one of the greatest and well-known settings within Dungeons and Dragons. Brought together by the likes of the famous explorer and loremaster Volothamp Geddarm, characters in Dragon Heist are caught in the middle of a grand conspiracy involving someContinue reading “Waterdeep: Dragon Heist ADVENTURE REVIEW”

An Introduction to Dungeons and Dragons

A world of magic, dragons, heroes, and untold possibilities. Originally published in 1974, Dungeons and Dragons has captured the imaginations of countless people across its nearly half century of life, and is going through what is largely considered its most unprecedented cycle of popularity. Different from all other forms of storytelling, Dungeons and Dragons hasContinue reading “An Introduction to Dungeons and Dragons”