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Metagaming Moments CCXLI Dragon + Magazine Issue 34 Review
5E News for Week 43 of 2020 Part 2- Thoughts on 5E Skills, Criticism & Recommendations

5E News for Week 43 of 2020 Part 2- Thoughts on 5E Skills, Criticism & Recommendations

October 23, 2020

#DnD5E News = Kickstarters including an update and addition to the cyberpunk setting Carbon 2185; Geneva Cavern Mini Setting & 5e Monster Folio & A community-driven D&D 5e and Pathfinder 2e compatible dark adventure campaign through a cursed kingdom and the Feyrealms. Plus, Blogs including one more review by Bryce Lynch; Merric Blackman talks about skills and DM David talks about minding darkness more. Moreover, Videos including the where Jeremy Crawford talks about customizing races in Tasha's Cauldron ofEverything. Finally, it lasts about 45 minutes and 21 seconds.

 

Links

New Miniatures From Lucid Eye Publications

New TTRP job

D&D Lead Jeremy Crawford Explains How Tasha's "Custom Lineages" Work

Wizards of the Coast Needs to Bring Back Dungeons & Dragons Novels

Dungeons & Dragons Publisher Sued by Dragonlance Co-Writers Over Scrapped Book Trilogy

Tome of Beasts 2 Adds a Plethora of Fantastic Monsters to Dungeons & Dragons

You can change your character's name in Season 10

D&D Beyond Adds Two More Critical Role Subclasses

Kickstaters:

After: Emerging from the Fall (5e TTRPG)

Carbon 2185 | A Cyberpunk RPG | Terminal Overdrive

The Geneva Cavern Mini Setting & 5e Monster Folio

Crown of the Oathbreaker

Blogs: 

On the Complexity and Length of Stat Blocks

The Maze

Warforged Soldier Tactics

Thoughts about Skills in Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeon Masters: Just a Little Attention to Darkness Pays Off

 

Videos:

Customizable Origins | Sage Advice

More Tasha's Cauldron of Everything Customizable Origin News! | Nerd Immersion

5E News for Week  43 of 2020 Part 1- Tasha’s Lineage System Explained

5E News for Week 43 of 2020 Part 1- Tasha’s Lineage System Explained

October 21, 2020

#DnD5E News = We review SERGIO SOLORZANO’s (@sergiosolorzano) article on Jeremy Crawford’s explanation of Tasha's Lineage system and means from a mechanics standpoint.  In addition, in a posting by Christian Hoffer (@CHofferCBus) he tells us why Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman are suing Wizards of the Coast. Furthermore, more news on Kobold Press’ (@KoboldPress)Tome of Beasts 2. Also, there are new miniatures from Lucid Eye Productions (@LucidEyePublish)  I  Next, here about the job at Forgotten Adventures (@FrgtnAdventures) for a freelance artist.   Moreover, hear why Alexander Sowa (@alexpaulsowa) thinks that D&D should publish novels again.  Finally, it lasts about 29 minutes.

 

Links

New Miniatures From Lucid Eye Publications

New TTRP job

D&D Lead Jeremy Crawford Explains How Tasha's "Custom Lineages" Work

Wizards of the Coast Needs to Bring Back Dungeons & Dragons Novels

Dungeons & Dragons Publisher Sued by Dragonlance Co-Writers Over Scrapped Book Trilogy

Tome of Beasts 2 Adds a Plethora of Fantastic Monsters to Dungeons & Dragons

You can change your character's name in Season 10

D&D Beyond Adds Two More Critical Role Subclasses

Metagaming Moment CCXL - Week 42 DMs Guild Update

Metagaming Moment CCXL - Week 42 DMs Guild Update

October 20, 2020

#DnD5e #DMsGuild News = First, Mike's free encounter #57.  Then, Tommy Willams (@tyguitaxe)writes on geektyrant about a new Mystery One -Shot.  Also, we have an adventure for Halloween that is not too scary.  Plus, we cover another article on a DMs Guild product of spooky subclasses.  Finally, our regular topics include top 5 DMs Guild products, newest free products.  Also, the newest Adventure league Adventure. This lasts almost 37 minutes

 

Links:

Mike's Free Encounter #58: Bone Shaper

 

New Articles About Dungeon Master’s Guild Products on the Internet:

Enjoy More Evolving Magical Items in D&D with AWAKENED BLADES VOLUME 2

Enjoy Halloween with Less Horror in GNOMES IN THE NIGHT D&D Supplement

Use These Spooky Subclasses for Your Halloween DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Adventures

Use These Spooky Subclasses for Your Halloween DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Adventures

Some Haunted Stories You Can Run on Halloween

Hallow Man- Halloween Special Edition

All Hallows Eve: ReAwakening - A Halloween Adventure

The Well in the Woods (A Halloween Special)

Curse of the Headless Horseman (A Halloween themed adventure)

The Balov, A Horror Film Inspired Halloween Adventure

Top Five Titles on DMs Guild

Exploring Eberron

Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Complete DM's Bundle (maps, guides, cheatsheets and more)

Eyes Unclouded 

Codex of the Infinite Planes

The Yokai Compendium

Five Newest Free or Pay What You Want Products

The Fallen - A Warlock Subclass for 5e

Gnoblins

Berdusk Till Dawn

Augmented Casting - Feat 

Cleric: Summer Domain - Children of the Sun

New Adventure League Adventures on the Dungeon Masters Guild
DDAL10-01 The Frozen North
Metagaming Moments CCXXXIX - Review DDAL-EB-09 Lord Bucket

Metagaming Moments CCXXXIX - Review DDAL-EB-09 Lord Bucket

October 18, 2020

#DnD5E @DnD_AdvLeaguef Review = Of DDAL-EB-09 Lord Bucket, Season 9 Eberron, Oracle of War adventure by Travis Woodall (@TravisWoodall) and the second in a trilogy of adventures of the tier two storyline, the Fortunes of War.  This lasts about 22 minutes & 37 Seconds.

 

Links:

EB-09 Lord Bucket

Oracle of War Battle Maps - Lord Bucket

Metagaming Moments CCXLI - Eberron News 46

Metagaming Moments CCXLI - Eberron News 46

October 16, 2020

#DnD5E #Eberron = Hear about a new Manifest Zone (@ManifestZone) Podcast with Keith Baker on Riedra.  Also, a CBR (@CBRonline) article where you will learn much more about the  Traveler.  Plus, I inform you on Baker’s (@HellcowKeith) new patreon level that gives you a chance to game with him. In addition, hear about a new artificer subclass that involves candy! Finally, it lasts almost 54 minutes.

Links:

New Manifest Zone Riedra

Dungeons & Dragons: Who Is The Traveler (& 9 Other Things You Need To Know)

New Across Eberron Adventure

 

Keith Baker Blog Entries:

IFAQ: Transportation

Dragonmarks: Svirfneblin

IFAQ: Mummies in Eberron

 

New Eberron Products on the DM’s Guild
Adventures

The Queen With Burning Eyes

Escape from Riedra: An Across Eberron Adventure

The Bronze Egg

EB-10 Judgment of Iron

 

Maps

Oracle of War Battle Maps - Judgment of Iron

 

Classes and Subclasses

Candy Witch (Artificer Specialty)

Allies of Argonesson

Strange Artificers: the Necro-Alchemist

Strange Artificers: the Apothecarist

 

Miscellaneous Options

Storm King's Thunder in Eberron

5E News for Week 41 of 2020 - Three Job Openings for D&D

5E News for Week 41 of 2020 - Three Job Openings for D&D

October 14, 2020

#DnD5E News = There is a new product that claims to fix the race problem replacing it with ancestry and culture.  Moreover, there are three open jobs at Dungeons & Dragons division of Wizards of the Coast.  Plus, there is going to be an online site to make it easy for you to create character tokens.  Next, we hear from CBR’s Paul DiSalvo on what is D&D 5E’s Highest damaging spells.  In addition, find out what the Adventures League has in store for Liar’s Night 2020. Yet more, hear about the new YOUNG ADVENTURER GUIDE TO BEASTS & BEHEMOTHS. Finally, it lasts about 30 and one half minutes.

 

Links

The Token Vault Wants To Make Your Online D&D More Personalized

Link to The Token Vault Site  

Dungeons & Dragons: Arcanist Press Fixes Race with Ancestry & Culture

Link to Ancestry & Culture: An Alternative to Race in 5e on DriveThruRPG

10 Highest Damaging Spells In Dungeons & Dragons

Happy Liars Night 2020!

Wizards of the Coast D&D Job Openings

TRY NOT TO GET EATEN WITH AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK INSIDE D&D'S YOUNG ADVENTURER GUIDE TO BEASTS & BEHEMOTHS

Kickstarters:
Treasure Hunts: Quests for 5E

 

Blogs:
Random Encounters: 1d8 + 1d1
Metagaming Moment CCXL - Week 42 DMs Guild Update

Metagaming Moment CCXL - Week 42 DMs Guild Update

October 13, 2020

#DnD5e #DMsGuild News = First, Mike's free encounter #57.  Then, Tommy Willams (@tyguitaxe)writes on geektyrant about a new Mystery One -Shot.  Also, we tell you about a geektyrant article by Tommy Williams about a supplement that gives you a new boss for Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden.  In addition, There I tell of a new Candy Witch subclass.  Finally, our regular topics are the top five DMs Guild products this week, the newest five free products and new adventure league adventures.

Metagaming Moments CCXXXIX - October 2020 Review of Races For Home Games

Metagaming Moments CCXXXIX - October 2020 Review of Races For Home Games

October 11, 2020

#DnD5E #Races In this episode we have four fun races. First, we have the Selkie.  A race that can shape shift between human and seal.  Second,  is the The Drider are a half drow and half giant spider combination and live in the underdark created by Loth. Third, we have the Gloaming, another race of the underdark that is luminescent. Finally, The MYCONID, because I like to throw in weird things now and again. It lasts close to 32 minutes.

Links:

Selkie Race and Background

Drider Race

Gloamings

Myconid Mysteries

5E News for Week 41 of 2020 - How Many Dragons are in D&D

5E News for Week 41 of 2020 - How Many Dragons are in D&D

October 7, 2020

#DnD5E News =  There is a new miniature tower from Wizkids.  There was a great monster collection by the French on kickstarter.  Plus we have at least eight kickstarters to tell you about including:  Ann Gregerson (@AnneofManyNames) prolific DMs Guild AUthor has a kickstarter called Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea; also, a great monster collection by the French.  Conan will have a Netflix series that may make you forget Game of Thrones.  Humble Bundle has a bundle of Drizzt novels you may want to check out.  The Arcane Library (@arcanelibrary) has a new horror product out in time for Halloween.  We read an article about a new Virtual Tabletop called ROLE.  Laura Gray has a Screen Rant article we look at telling us How many Dragons are in D&D. The length is approximately 58 minutes.

Links

WIZKIDS RELEASES NEW 'D&D ICONS OF THE REALMS: THE TOWER' DEETS

Netflix Is Developing a Live-Action CONAN THE BARBARIAN Series

Creatures: Why This D&D Monster Compendium Is Blowing Up Kickstarter

    Link to Creatures kickstarter

You don’t need darkvision to enjoy Humble Bundle’s Forgotten Realms Drizzt novel bundle

Link to the Humble Book Bundle: Dungeons & Dragons: R.A. Salvatore Showcase

The Bundle of Horror 2 is out!

Purchase Bundle of Horror2 by using this link.

How Many Types Of Actual Dragons There Are In Dungeons & Dragons

Play The Great Knucklehead Rally at GaryCON’s Autum Revel

Dungeons & Dragons Officially Removes Negative Racial Ability Score Modifiers From Rules

Icons of the Realms: Fangs and Talons coming Nov. 2020 (plus 2021-2022 release schedule news)

 

Kickstarters:

Fading Embers Campaign Set

Aaralyn's Stolen Notes to Velea (Reprint) - 5e Setting

Zargoth's Tome of Familiars for 5e

The Cosmic Dragon Breviary: A Draconic Compendium for 5e

5e Side Quests with Map Shield

Nazi Dracula Must Die! Campaign Setting for DnD 5E

Adventures from the Potbellied Kobold for 5E

Maximum HP Issue #004 - UNDEAD for 5E

 

Blogs:
Mirror, Mirror – D&D adventure review

 

Videos:

 

Podcasts:

Layout & Editing - Behind the Scenes in TTRPGs (Tome Roundtable 177)

DwDD – Icewind Dale, Pt 3

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