This is a bit of a miscellany of news updates!
  • weem has used modern art software to recreate the Caves of Chaos adventure map. The Caves of Chaos is part of the classic adventure Keep on the Borderlands used by WotC for the D&D Next playtests last week at DDXP.
  • Initial Impressions of the New D&D is an article at Critical Hits which - well, it does what it says on the box. Based on the playtests last week.
  • Running the New D&D and Playing Games is a companion article to the above piece; it also covers some of the non-D&D content at DDXP, such as Magic: The Gathering and Marvel Heroic Roleplaying.
  • Letter to Wizards about 5e is an open letter from a schoolteacher to WotC.