How many people can say they’ve played D&D in an abandoned prison? A lucky dozen of us got to experience the chilling atmosphere and incredible one shot experience run by A Traveller’s Venture – a professional D&D group in the UK. As darkness fell we arrived at Shrewsbury prison to have a night tour and to begin our session…
Critical Hit! Beware the Nightmare Dungeon Master
Ever tried an RPG and the game just doesn’t capture you, or you’ve felt uncomfortable or even bored?! Following on from some pretty awful games / dungeon master situations I’ve been in recently, I thought I’d give you some top tips on how not to be a nightmare games master!
Critical Hit! 5 Tips for Playing a Cleric in D&D
Clerics are one of the staples of a well-thought-out D&D party. Whether you’re in a dragon’s lair, getting ambushed in an orc camp, or your sorcerer rolls a Nat 1 on wildmagic and fireballs your airship… you’re going to need a healer. Here are some top tips on playing a cleric effectively in Dungeons and Dragons.
Critical Hit: How D&D is Taking the World by Storm*
Over time Dungeons and Dragons has changed from this game played by oddballs in the basement of their parents’ houses to much more mainstream! With the rise of TV shows like Stranger Things – who’s watching Series 3 by the way??? – D&D is taking over! Or at least it’s taking over my life…
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A Geek’s Guide: How to Play a Bard in Dungeons and Dragons
My first ever character was a Rogue, but that just didn’t suit me. Being the stealthiest and the first to react was fun, but playing a Bard just levelled up D&D for me and turned it from something good to something great.
Here’s how to effectively play a bard in D&D!
Critical Hit! How to create a D&D Character to Suit You
One of the biggest things that can be daunting when starting up is making your Dungeons and Dragons character. It can seem a little permanent – what if you don’t like the character and you’re a bit stuck with them? What if they aren’t convincing or easy to RP? So I’ve decided to share how I went about creating my characters, to try and help you on your way to playing D&D!
Critical Hit! Picking your Ideal Class in Dungeons and Dragons
How do you pick your class in D’n’D? When I created my first character, I thought about what he would be like first and then picked the race and class backwards. I think because it was my first time playing, I put lots of my heart into my character and as advised by my more learned friends, I made a character that emphasised some of my own traits… Basically… he was a bit of a bastard. But what do you do if you have a blank canvas?
Nerds on Tour: The Dice Box – Leamington Spa
Yet again, I have encountered something that I love so much that I just had to write about it there and then! The Dice Box in Leamington was on my list of places to visit and after going there today I was so impressed, that I wanted to write a little review of it! It’s really worth the visit!
Critical Hit! My Top 10 Dungeons and Dragons Gifts for your Best Nerds
Ever wondered what to get for your friend who is into Dungeons and Dragons? Once I started playing D’n’D it totally changed my life in so many ways! I’ve seen so much love for the game across the internet and so I thought I’d pick my selection of the best Dungeons and Dragons Gifts!
Critical Hit! – The Perks of being a Dungeon Master
One of my new self-imposed goals for 2019 is to write more about the nerdy/geeky stuff that I enjoy! Things like D’n’D (aka Dungeons and Dragons), which I wrote a post about last year. It’s totally changed my life! My new series, Critical Hit! is going to be all about DnD! To kick it all off I thought I’d interview the person who is my DnD Dungeon Master! (He’s the brains of the outfit.)