D&D 5E News Week 15 2018 - Update on Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes: Sexual Fluidity in Elves

April 11, 2018

Updates on Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes Including Sexual Fluidity in Elves.  Plus, we tell you about Mike Shea’s Guide to miniatures. In addition we cover the Clerical Order Domain in depth. Rules clarification from Jeremy Crawford has many questions on detect magic use and Jeremy Crawford’s personal game. Plus, upcoming conventions in Utica, IL;Farmer City, Illinois, Scranton, PA & Shreveport, Louisiana.


Shownote Links:

Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes Information 'Dungeons & Dragons' to Introduce Sexfluidity in Elves


Original Adventures Reincarnated #1: Into the Borderlands In Gamestores

A New Dungeon Master’s Guide to Miniatures

NewbieDM Tutorial – Counters, Tokens, or Pogs

Alea Tools  making tokens out of old Magic the Gathering cards

Trash Mob Minis

Orkumarts Games

Printable Heroes

Pathfinder Pawns: Bestiary Box

Arcknight Games

Fat Dragon Games

World Works Games

Papercraft Dungeon


Tabletop World

Kobblestone Miniatures

Dwarven Forge


The Dragon Heresy Introductory Set Fantasy RPG

Dungeons & Dragons 5E Module: The Dwarven Smith's Tome


New Adventure League Adventures Available:

DDAL07-14 Fathomless Pits of Ill Intent

DDAL07-13 Old Bones and Older Tomes



The 2018 D8 Summit

Farmageddon V

Red River RPG Con


D&D 5E News Week 14 2018 - 15 Most Powerful Artifacts Article

April 4, 2018

This week we talk about Top Feats & Alignments & Most Powerful Artifacts.  In addition, we look at the closing of Meltdown Comics. Also, we tell you about the four available positions at Nord Games.Plus, we have 09 new adventure League Adventures to tell you about.  In addition we tell about some podcasts including Down With D&D and Pocket Mimic. We cover two blogs and three podcasts. One of the longer shows taking 1 hour & 17 minutes.


Links in the Show Notes:

Quick FYI D&D Icons of the Realm Miniatures is out and they have Dragonborn FIghter miniatures #20a & #20b


The 15 Most Powerful Dungeons & Dragons Artifacts, Ranked

D&D Beyond YouTube Video: Beholders in Dungeons & Dragons and why they are Iconic

Second Session of Mordenkainen's Mayhem

& Beyond You Tube Video D&D Beyond March Development Update and Q&A

Skyrim Items Converted to 5E

GAMERANT: Dungeons & Dragons Player Makes Skyrim, Fable Item Conversions

5E Jump Tool

Geek & Sundry: Another Must-Have Tool for D&D – The 5e Jump Calculator

KOTAKU: Finally, A Tool For Figuring Out How To Jump In Dungeons & Dragons

Dwarves in D&D Part 1

Dwarves in D&D Part 2

Gaming Jobs at Nord Games


A Dead Man's Guide to Dragongrin: 5E Campaign Setting Guide

On Ouisconsin: For 5E Dungeons and Dragons Adventure

Adventure League Titles on DMs Guild:

CCC-GARY-04: The Darkness of the Mountains

CCC-GARY-05: The Shadows of the Trees

CCC-GARY-06: The Death Beneath the Roots

CCC-GARY-07: The Mirror Cities of Gulthias

CCC-GARY-08: That Which Lies Buried

CCC-GARY-09: The Witch Maiden

DDHC-TOA-13: The Risen Mists

CCC-MACE01-01 The Blight of Geoffrey

CCC-MACE01-02 A Panthers Peril



My Secret Weapon for Adventure IdeasAtlas Obscura

Fighter 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Heroic Combat

Adventure League Community Spotlight: Dave Rosser on Multi-store Events



DwD&D#140 – Low Level Adventures


Tome Show: Accessories for your D&D Game (Tome 297)

Litco Markers

Elderwood Academy Dice tower and tray

Gaming paper Map Tiles

Roll 4 Initiative Map Tiles

Octagonal Dice Tray by Easy Roller

Kraken Dice

Blick Macramé Rings

Amazon 20 gauge wire

Dog Mite card holders

Paizio Face Cards

Nord Games who have critical hit decks.

Amazon LED Tea Candle



Role Call


D&D 5E News Week 13 2018 - New Mordenkainen’s Tomb of Foes Previews

March 28, 2018

Dnd5e News: New Mordenkainen’s Tomb of Foes previews, Duergar, Drow & Infernal Options. More on Dark Sun.  Cruse Convention starting at less than $500. WizKids now making spell effects miniatures so you can now display your spell effects. Why D&D did so well in 2017. Fey Monster Book Kickstarter. Also, blogs on Engaging player's by Richard Jozef Compton and criticism of D&D Teams Hardcover Adventures by DM David. Finaly, I wrap this up in around 50 minutes.

Links in show notes:


Price of Player's handbook is less than $21.00

Kobold Press Still Going after 12 Years

Start Saving and Register for Convoluted CON Cruise 2019

New Post Apocalyptic Setting for 5E, Hellscapes

Greg Tito on D&D NEws Tuesday 20 March 2018

Bell of lost souls (BOLS)  Mortician’s Mayhem

WizKids now making Spell Effects Miniatures

Greg Tito on D&D News Tuesday 20 March 2018

Bell of lost souls (BOLS)  Mortician’s Mayhem


Why Was 'Dungeons & Dragons' So Popular In 2017

Loot the Room is Expanding

Infernal Options in 'Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes

'The Drow in D&D's 'Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes'

Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Preview A Look at Duergar



5th Edition Player Starter Kit

Monsters of Feyland for 5th Edition


New Adventure League Titles on DMs Guild:

CCC-CIC-06 End of the Line



Improvisation in D&D for New Dungeon MastersHow to get An absolute beginner’s guide to the world’s favorite roleplaying game



1d4Con 2018


D&D 5E News Week 10 2018 - Playing D&D in a Castle

March 14, 2018

How you can play D&D in a castle.  Plus, we tell you about Jamie King, the latest celebrity to come out and say she plays D&D. Find out how high the Player's handbook is getting on Amazon’s Best Seller List. Further, there is two new RPG job openings we tell you about. Moreover, how to get all 151 Pokemon stats for D&D 5E FREE. Gotta get them all.


Links in the show Notes:

Play Dungeons and Dragons in a castle

Dungeons & Dragons Movie Reboot Might Be Headed to the UK

Do We Still Need "Oriental Adventures"?

New Celebrity, Jaime King, Says She Plays D&D

The Mines of Chult Coming Soon

Player’s handbook #3 Amazon Best Sellers

Amazon’s Best Sellers in Fantasy Gaming

Pokemon D&D 5E Conversion

    The Book of the Dead: An Undead Bestiary

    Lycanthrope Class

Adventure League: Community Spotlight: Atlanta Blerds!

AAW Games LLC is hiring!



Aquilae: Western Realm Gazetteer (Pathfinder/5E)


DMs Guild Adventures:

DDAL07-11 A Lesson in Love (5e)

DDAL07-12 In Search of Secrets (5e)


How To Choose Your D&D Character Class



D&D 5E News Week 10 2018 - What is in Dragon+ including FREE stuff & Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Update

March 7, 2018

Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes Update: From multiple sources. In addition, What is inside Dragon+ this month including all the FREE stuff! Plus, The Orr Group says D&D 5E is doing great on Roll20 Virtual Tabletop with 66% of all players.  Also, Out of the Borderlands form Goodman Games is about to be released we tell you how and when. Next, we have some kickstarters to tell you about too. One is Rappan Athuk a megadungeon from Frog God Games updated for 5E and improved and nicknamed Dungeon of Graves. Another kickstarter is the remastered Grenadier miniatures. Finally, we finished in less than one hour.

Dragon+ Mordicanin’s Tome of Foes

The Risin Midsts Free Download

The Crypts of Kelemvor Free Download

New Gryffon Studios Video Blog: Let's Start Adventuring!

The Orr Group Industry Report: Q4 2017

Last Call for Pre-Orders on Into the Borderlands! Debuting at Gary Con!

Is the Beast Master Broken?

5 favorite Beast Master companions.


Rappan Athuk: Reborn for Fifth Edition! Go down the Well!

Dragon Lords: Grenadier miniatures

Total Party Kill Bestiary: 5E Monsters for Veteran Heroes

The Demonplague - A 5E Campaign With Sandbox & Hexcrawl



Beyond Damage Dice: Kobold Weapons


D&D 5E News Week 09 2018 - New job Announced with D&D Team!

February 28, 2018

New job Announced with D&D Team! There is also a need for an Animator for the D&D Beyond Team!  Mike Mearls Fun Happy Hour is introduced to you this episode.  In addition this weeks news tells you about the following.  First, new Adventure League Legal Adept adventures and other content. Plus, we look into Mike Mearls Fun Happy Hour. We tell you about some great podcasts on The Ranger, preparing for and running  Convention Games  and unusual pets for your D&D game.  In the blog section we tell you about DM David's’ blog on avoiding railroading reactions to game twists. Also, We tell you about a blog featuring Garrett Colon on tailoring your adventure.

Links In Show Notes:

New job with D&D Team

D&D Beyond looking for Animator




The Risen Mists


Variety Reports: ‘Nightwing’ Director Eyed for ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ at Paramount and AllSpark Pictures

D&D Beyond You Tube Video: The Raven Queen In Dungeons & Dragons

ICV2 Reports on Massive D&D Ship

Mike Mearls Happy Fun Hour



Pirate Campaign Compendium for 5E and Pathfinder RPG

On Ouisconsin: A 5E Dungeons and Dragons Adventure




The Tome Show: All About Rangers! (Tome 296)

Down With D&D:#136 – Prepping and Running Convention Games



DM DAVID: 5 Situations That Tempt Every Dungeon Master to Railroad Their Player's

Community Spotlight: Garrett Colon on Tailoring Adventures





D&D 5E News Week 08 2018 - Introducing Kids to D&D!!!!

February 21, 2018

This Weeks’ Metagaming moments D&D 5E News. Where to get four FREE D&D 5E Adventures.  In addition, how to get your kids playing D&D.  Next, Rumors about a new Planescape Book!  What’s more, we tell you to get your tickets to GenCOn now.  This is based on the brisk pace of GenCON sales.  People may trash it for being too big and crowded, but people are still flocking to GenCON! Plus, Merric Blackman on how to keep your adventure on schedule.  Moreover, a great 5e Random Character Generator. Equally, two new D&D 5E Adventure League Adventures. Furthermore, there are two kickstarters including Dan Haas’s latest Dimgaard offering.  Also,  One podcast by Christopher & Shawn on Down With D&D on Initiative and modes of Play. Plus, we cover the latest Tome Show about Sexual Harassment an important topic we need to talk about to improve the environment so we can grow our community.  We we tell you about two blogs. One great blog on reading published adventures by Mike Shea. The second one is for Grayhawk enthusiasts.

Links in Show Notes:

How to Introduce Your Kid to Dungeons & Dragons

Gen Con tickets selling at record pace, on course for sellout

D&D 5e Random Character Generator

What is up with Dungeon + There has not been a new issue since December.

Another possible Planescape Hint?

Merric Blackman on DMing on a Time Crunch

More FREE Adventures

A nerdy Madison tech startup wants to make it easier to play D&D

Roll for Guild

Hirelings and Henchmen

Community Spotlight: Jay Elmore on Bringing Convention Games to the Next Level



Creatures of Vathis: Volume One (D&D 5e & Pathfinder)

Dimgaard Vol. XXVI - DnD Adventures

The site which has free Dimgaard sample adventures


New Adventures on DMs Guild:

DDAL07-09 Unusual Opposition (5e)

DDAL07-10 Fire, Ash, and Ruin (5e)



Down With D&D: Initiative and Modes of Play

Sexual Harassment and the Gaming Community (Tome 295)




SLY Flourish:Reading Published Adventures

Grayhawkery: World of Greyhawk Largest Cities




Common Ground Gives Extra Life Event



D&D 5E News Week 07 2018 - Drizzt is Back!

February 14, 2018
  1. R. A. Salvador is back with Drizzt novel, Timeless.  Third Party Publisher Arcana Games Publishes “Game of Thrones” Style  D&D 5E Adventure Path with FREE Quick Play Rules available for download.  This month’s Unearth Archana on Exploration Pillar of 5E play. Plus, there are two kickstarters that are blowing up by notable authors Mike Shea and Matt Colville. Wrapping up you are told about four conventions coming up in the New York Area, New England, two in the south, and Canada


Links in Show Notes:

Comic book/wwg reported: Publisher Releases 'Game of Thrones' Style Campaign Compatible with Dungeons and Dragons

Download the PDF at DrivethruRPG

Download Quickstart Rules for FREE

The Old Spice Gentleman Class

First announced by Comic book/wwg


Strongholds & Streaming


DM David: Do Dungeons & Dragons Players Hate Linear Adventures? Not When DMs Avoid Two Pitfalls

Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master

There is a free PDF preview



Total Confusion 32



Deadwinter Day 2018