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This is no place for the weak, or the foolhardy

Starfall, Page 9

STARFALL PART 2, PAGE 8

Opportunity Attacks revisited

Opportunity attacks in 5e, in my humble opinion, make combat boring. Disengaging to avoid an Attack of Opportunity (AoO) sacrifices your own action but leaves the enemy’s in-tact, making it one of the worst trades in the game. While the mechanic can create tense...

Starfall Part 2, Page 7

Super Quick Combat Rules

Quick preamble: this is probably system agnostic on some level, but I designed it for 5e. 5e’s design assumes you’re having probably way, way more combat encounters than you actually are, and that you’re playing long enough and quickly enough to resolve those...

Free VTT Tokens

I have created a repository of about 1200 VTT tokens that you guys can use for free. If you don't want to read more, you can just go to this link and grab them: https://www.patreon.com/posts/54992126 Why Tokens? I like them. During 2020, all of my D&D came to a...

Pathfinder 2e on Foundry vtt

I am a huge fan of Foundry VTT. For my purposes, it is the perfect virtual tabletop system. It supports a ton of systems, including the two that I love the best, namely Dungeons & Dragons 5e (DD5E) and Pathfinder 2e (PF2E). A massive part of the appeal of a VTT...

Starfall Part 2, Page 6

oversized weapons

Okay, so we did an info-graphic this week. We like the idea of building a 5e character around over-sized weapons, but the oversized weapons rules in this edition of D&D are helter-skelter at best.This is not about game balance. At all. This is about throwing...

A One Shot

Hey guys, I am working on a major website overhaul, and then it'll be back into Starfall. In the meantime, have a golden oldie from the Patreon archive.

Better Know a Monster: The Mimic

I love the idea that mimics are cryptids to the rest of the world. Adventurers, at least with the players I've known, would be almost universally unpopular -- even when they save the world, they do it out of eyeshot of everyone else, and burn a lot of bridges to get...

The Hobgoblin (and you!)

It's been a hot minute since our last update because I've been dealing with a very sick pet rabbit, and it's leaving me absolutely drained. - This comic arose somewhat naturally out of my Red Hand of Doom group (retooled for 5e). Hobgoblins in 3.5 are just kind of...

The Trade – Page 5 (End)

To celebrate the release of Ricky's Guide to Spooptopia, we did a mini-arc about that setting's most infamous villain. We had fun making this, and it's based on, perhaps, the most dramatic character death I've ever had at a table. I always sub Candor and the gang out...

The Trade – Page 4

The Trade – Page 3

The Trade – Page 2

The Trade – Page 1

Sketches

Starfall Part 2 – Murderlude

We cut quickly to Keelie, doin' her thing.

Get you that Fauci Ouchie

Seriously, y'all, I miss real dice. Get the vaccine. I got super lucky; I am on my first shot and get my second one in a few days. I'm working at the geological survey right now, and someone basically dropped from the rafters and jabbed my arm. (Well, it was more like...

This is no place for the weak, or the foolhardy.

by | Jul 23, 2018 | Comics | 0 comments

Yes, I love Darkest Dungeon. Reynauldo and Ormond are based on Reynauld and Dismas. Reynauldo is a bit more Shovel Knight than he is Crusader, but the roots are there.

Vote on what you want to read next

So, Zach and I have a bunch of story ideas, but we do not agree about which one to do next. Help us decide by voting here. If you are a good and noble person, you will agree with me that Candor in a spell-jammer-type setting with a Star Trek feel is the way to go. If you are a horrible person, you will vote for some lesser option. :p

Skeleton Paper Minis

I’m in love with these. Grab them over on our Patreon.

Yes, we are completely aping the style of Printable Heroes. Their stuff is amazing tho, so please go check them out.

Arcana Check #2

We are overhauling this. The adventure we had just wasn’t good enough, so we’re taking it apart and making some “Build Your Own Dungeon” assets that are print-and-play. We definitely want your feedback on them. It will also include some stat-block suggestions for some beefier-than-normal skeletons, as well as an (I hope) interesting, low-level boss fight with a necromancer, who, of course, has his own art. Look for Arcana Check #2 later today on our Patreon.