- Apr 2009 -
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Emerikol

I've been playing Dungeons and Dragons since 1981 starting with the red box. I quickly moved on to first edition and started my DMing career.

Besides gaming, I enjoy chess, wargames, computers, reading, and writing. I work in the IT field.

Monte Cook: When Boring is Good

Monte's Blog had an interesting post recently because it seemed to discuss some of the things we discuss around here a...

Wed, 5/28/2014 - 7:04am Forum Thread
Wed, 5/21/2014 - 6:19pm Forum Thread

Playstyle Options Books

Right now it looks like 5e is going to be a book full of options that DMs and players will have to choose for their games.   A smorgasboard if you will.   

 

An inevitable...

Sat, 5/10/2014 - 2:49pm Forum Thread
Fri, 4/25/2014 - 6:16am Forum Thread

Why one hour short rests don't work for some

To me the reason to take a short rest instead of a long rest is because circumstances don't permit a long rest.  

 

If you want to understand how I run my world read my link in my...

Sat, 4/19/2014 - 5:51pm Forum Thread

Should WOTC consider Kickstarting some things that are not super popular but some are passionate about?

Should WOTC consider Kickstarting some things that are not super popular but some are passionate about?

 

I've always felt that Kickstart could serve a niche for stuff that doesn't...

Tue, 3/18/2014 - 7:58pm Forum Thread

Conceptual vs Mechanical Inclusivity

Bawylie has perhaps inspired me to create this topic.  Don't blame him though I'll take full credit or blame for it.  

 

I was thinking about what people who come from different...

Sun, 3/9/2014 - 2:09pm Forum Thread

Degree of separation

I thought it might be interesting to discuss the various degrees of acceptance or rejection of a mechanic.  Here is how I see it.

 

So for any mechanic here is how I could react to...

Fri, 11/8/2013 - 1:45pm Forum Thread

Interfaces versus Inheritance

So I've looked over some of Mike Mearls tweets and I've come to realize that class groups aren't really the optimal way to do what he says he wants to do.   When you become part of a class group,...

Mon, 10/7/2013 - 5:32am Forum Thread

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