In case you didn’t know, there is currently a sale of an RPG bundle going on to benefit The Wayne Foundation. By purchasing this bundle of RPGs, you’re not only getting a ton of awesome content, but you’re also benefitting a charity that is dedicated to eradicating undearage prostitution. To further entice everyone to buy the bundle and contribute to this charity, we will donate $1 for every bundle purchased, up to $1,000.
Just send us the receipt from Drive Thru RPG. You can purchase this huge bundle of RPGs and RPG content (including 4e content!) from Drive Thru RPG by using this link. You can track the status of our match over on the sidebar there.
(UPDATE: You don’t need to send us a receipt, just buy a bundle. We now have access to the total number of bundles sold.)
First up this week is not a blog article, but a fun little choose your own adventure game that we thought we’d link to in honor of the May of the Dead carnival going on over at Going Last. It places you in the middle of a zombie apocalypse.
We were pleasantly surprised to see Legend4ry DnD begin a conversion of the old school Dyson’s Delve. We’re excited to see the final product. The original Dyson’s Delve (here) was written by Dyson Logos.
With the public playtest of D&D Next coming up on May 24th, Greywulf’s Lair tackled the issue of playtesting, and what it is (and isn’t).
Every once in a while, we see an article that really sparks our imagination. DMG 42 hit the ball out of the park this week. He described a system in which worldbuilding between the DM and players was collaborative in a really hands on way. We really really want to try this.
Dungeon’s Master did a little thinking this week about the fate of the Character Builder. Has it become as necessary as the PHB? Do you hope it sticks around?
Finally, at Cinerati this week, a mystery of gaming history was brought to our attention. Who was Gigi D’arn? Even if you’ve never heard of her, by the end of the article, you’ll probably want to figure it out…
Blast From The Past (Weekly Roundup: D&D Perfume Edition)
At-Will had a discussion of what sorts of challenges you should throw at your epic tier players. No, not what sorts of monsters. What sorts of challenges. Check it out if you’re struggling with your epic tier storyline.