How We Roll #179 – Magic Items, Part 2

How We Roll #179 – Magic Items, Part 2

In part two of our discussion on magic items, we discuss how to distribute magic items in the story, including some notes on magic item stores and how to make the items valuable to the party.

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How We Roll #178 – Magic Items, Part 1

How We Roll #178 – Magic Items, Part 1

This week, we answer a question about cool items, and help guide you on how to select the best way to decide on magic items for your games!

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How We Roll #177 - Gift Suggestions for Gamers

How We Roll #177 - Gift Suggestions for Gamers

Are you struggling to shop for the role-playing game fan(s) in your life? We have some answers for the gifts you can give to that special nerdy someone.

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How We Roll #171 – The Eldritch Horror of the Aboleth (Monster Month)

How We Roll #171 – The Eldritch Horror of the Aboleth (Monster Month)

Monster Month comes to a close as we discuss the dreadful aboleth, Mike’s favorite D&D monster for some reason.

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How We Roll #170 – The Gothic Horror of the Vampire (Monster Month)

How We Roll #170 – The Gothic Horror of the Vampire (Monster Month)

In our third article for Monster Month, we sink our teeth (sorry, not sorry) into the versatile template of the vampire.

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How We Roll #169 – The Alien Horror of the Mind Flayer (Monster Month)

How We Roll #169 – The Alien Horror of the Mind Flayer (Monster Month)

In the second installment of Monster Month, we examine the emotionless malevolence of the mind flayers.

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How We Roll #168 – The Skin-Crawling Horror of the Hag (Monster Month)

How We Roll #168 – The Skin-Crawling Horror of the Hag (Monster Month)

Every week of October, we’ll focus on a different monster that can flourish in a horror game. This week, we examine the most wretched of creatures, the hag.

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How We Roll #167 – The Ocean’s 11 NPC Exercise

How We Roll #167 – The Ocean’s 11 NPC Exercise

This week, in honor of Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, we use Ocean’s 11 to show you how to break down characters from a film into archetypes/templates you can apply to your game.

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How We Roll #166 – The Final Fight (Curse of Strahd Recap)

How We Roll #166 – The Final Fight (Curse of Strahd Recap)

This week, Mike recaps the final game of Matt’s Curse of Strahd campaign.

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How We Roll #165 – The Jericho Secrets (Curse of Strahd Recap)

How We Roll #165 – The Jericho Secrets (Curse of Strahd Recap)

This week, Mike recaps the second-to-last adventure in his Curse of Strahd campaign, which happens to include some mistrust between the Jericho sisters…

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How We Roll #164 – We March on Ravenloft (Curse of Strahd Recap)

How We Roll #164 – We March on Ravenloft (Curse of Strahd Recap)

This week we return to our Curse of Strahd recaps, as the Babes of Barovia attempt to make their assault on Ravenloft…

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How We Roll #163 – FaceTime with Yan-C-Bin (Princes of the Apocalypse Recap)

How We Roll #163 – FaceTime with Yan-C-Bin (Princes of the Apocalypse Recap)

This week, Mike concludes the Yartar arc of his Princes of the Apocalypse campaign, and plays a dirty trick on his players.

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How We Roll #162 – Under the Axel (Princes of the Apocalypse Recap)

How We Roll #162 – Under the Axel (Princes of the Apocalypse Recap)

Mike’s players’ journey through Yartar continued, as their dungeon master continued to make up new details on the fly.

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How We Roll #161 – The Major Subplot I Improvised (Princes of the Apocalypse Recap)

How We Roll #161 – The Major Subplot I Improvised (Princes of the Apocalypse Recap)

Even when you’re running a pre-written adventure, sometimes you find yourself inventing an entire political thriller on the fly…

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How We Roll #160 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 6: Bestiary

How We Roll #160 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 6: Bestiary

This week we conclude our six-part review of Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes, as we dive into the new monsters in the book’s bestiary.

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How We Roll #159 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 5: Halflings and Gnomes

How We Roll #159 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 5: Halflings and Gnomes

This week, we review chapter five of Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes, which gets into the minutiae of halflings and gnomes.

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How We Roll #158 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 4: Gith and Their Endless War

How We Roll #158 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 4: Gith and Their Endless War

This week we bring you part four of our review for Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes, which explores the gith and their perpetual civil war across the planes.

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How We Roll #157 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 3: Dwarves and Duergar

How We Roll #157 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 3: Dwarves and Duergar

This week we continue with part three of our Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes review, as we dig into the dwarves and the duergar.

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How We Roll #156 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 2: Elves

How We Roll #156 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 2: Elves

This week we continue our review of the new D&D handbook, Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes as we dive into the elves, the eladrin, the drow, and the shadar-kai.

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How We Roll #155 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 1: The Blood War

How We Roll #155 – Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Review, Part 1: The Blood War

This week we kick off our review of the new D&D handbook, Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes. We begin with the demons, the devils, and their age-old Blood War.

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