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Hooks: Dead in Thay
Aug07

Hooks: Dead in Thay

        This world is full of dangers and treasures, stories that are just waiting to be told and legends that want to be created. There are days where the Yawning Portal is home to all of these, and then there are days like this one. Today, a bald and robed man entered the tavern just prior to lunch time. His face was a mass of scars and his mouth was little more than an angry slash across his face, but his coin...

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What’s this about only using 4-hour adventures?!
Jul20

What’s this about only using 4-hour adventures?!

As some of you may have heard recently, the D&D Adventurers League admin team recently decided to do away with 8 hour adventures. Kaput. Buh-bye. Why? Well, because we’ve listened to the feedback as generated by our gaming public. The players and Dungeon Masters out there in the world have spoken, and our ears were open. Ever since season 1 (Tyranny of Dragons), convention organizers and DMs have often spoken about how...

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SPOTLIGHT: N&N ADVENTURING COMPANY
Feb05

SPOTLIGHT: N&N ADVENTURING COMPANY

A Different Take On Your Friendly Local Gaming Store A friend of mine, Anthony Nigito, wanted to build a membership-fee based D&D social club years , but after building the space for it, he was unable to open it. When the Gambit closed, he asked me to come to the space and run D&D for the Gambit’s RPG community so it would have a new home. Given the chance to start fresh, we decided to do things a little differently. The...

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Inviting League Admins and D&D Team Members to Conventions and Events
Feb03

Inviting League Admins and D&D Team Members to Conventions and Events

This article expands upon a subject mentioned in The D&D Adventurers League Convention Organizer’s Survival Guide Part 2: Convention Activities. The D&D Adventurers League has a number of Admins and Wizards of the Coast D&D team member swho can offer special content or events to augment your convention, game day, or special event. Two common offerings are the DDAO “Author Only” adventures, and Fai Chen’s Fantastical Faire...

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The D&D Adventurers League Convention Organizer’s Survival Guide Part 3:  Scheduling Adventurers League Games
Dec02

The D&D Adventurers League Convention Organizer’s Survival Guide Part 3: Scheduling Adventurers League Games

(The first part of this series is Part 1: The Convention-Store Relationship. The second part is Part 2: Convention Activities.) One of the main challenges in organizing D&D Adventurers League games at a convention is determining your schedule of games. Keeping the following factors in mind can help make your convention a success. Session Format Your convention’s days and venue hours will determine how many sessions (also...

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The D&D Adventurers League Convention Organizer’s Survival Guide Part 2:  Convention Activities
Nov12

The D&D Adventurers League Convention Organizer’s Survival Guide Part 2: Convention Activities

(The first part of this series is Part 1: The Convention-Store Relationship.) Part of the challenge in organizing a convention is to provide a different experience than players can get at their local stores. The following activities can help make your convention a fun and unique event. Put Up Banners or Posters Wizards of the Coast provides free high quality artwork on its Digital Marketing Assets page. Even some simple 8 1/2″ X...

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