Play Report: Hoard of the Dragon Queen Episode 1

Two D&D minis and a d20

One of my two campaigns on Roll20 just finished Episode 1 of Hoard of the Dragon Queen tonight. We ended up running all the missions. Although I realize that the module doesn't actually require that, various circumstances with player availability meant that it ended up being easiest way to handle things on a session-to-session basis. That … Continue reading Play Report: Hoard of the Dragon Queen Episode 1

Lost Mine of Phandelver as a 5×5 sandbox

Even more than tabletop RPGs, I spent many years playing (and sometimes roleplaying) in MMORPGs. So term "sandbox", as opposed to a "theme park", means something very specific to me. Effectively, players get to create their own adventures rather than choose them. Think of children playing in a sandbox, building castles or having battles with dolls and army … Continue reading Lost Mine of Phandelver as a 5×5 sandbox