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    LFP DCC RPG Road Crew online with Fantasy Grounds

    Next online #DCC Road Crew game using Fantasy Grounds is tomorrow night. Likely running #86 Hole in the Sky, a zero level funnel. And then Saturday night, 4/20. Thinking of something appropriate for the date. More info at https://www.indygaming.com/roadcrew/ The Lady in Blue beckons you...
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    Xanathar's Guide To Everything Reviewed

    "The relatively slim volume" is a little bit of an understatement. I was able to read the entire book in one setting.
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    UA Unearthed Arcana October 2017: Fiendish Options

    One of my favorite UA's so far. I can definitely use some of this already.
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    5E Pre-Order DLC comes to D&D with D&D Beyond and Xanathar's Guide to Everything pre-order

    Anyone who plays videos games knows pre-order bonuses for those willing to pay in advance of product launch. WotC's official toolset, D&D Beyond, is adopting this practice with 16 bonus feats exclusive to those who pre-order Xanathar's Guide to Everything on D&D Beyond. Here's what they're...
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    SF Starfinder rockets to the top on Amazon!

    Ya, idunno. My gaming group played it at GenCon and totally hated it; so didn't end up buying the book. This pretty much sums up our experience:
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    Vecna Lives! In Cambridge, MA, and he promises a better world through better technology!

    Apparently, Vecna Industries are making necromantic golems *cough* I mean... robots to assist in various settings to offset growing human labor demands... I guess so long as the user manuals don't require attunement, I'm sure they're perfectly safe. And, is it me, or am I seeing a hand and eye...
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    DDAL Can Tales of the Yawning Portal be ran as DDAL content?

    I'm a little confused by the wording on this product page. Basically, I have players who want to level up DDAL PCs to play in a level 5-10 convention play AND we want to play some TotYP adventures. Can we "kill two birds with one stone"? Sounds to me like we can?
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    5E What homebrew rules are you using for level advancement?

    I believe that the base rule of only requiring sufficient XP unsatisfying for allowing PC level advancement, and I've been reading through the 1st ed and 2nd ed DMGs for some guidance. One pertinent quote from Gygax in the 1e DMG: That sounds cool, however, if you go on further to read the...
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    UA June Unearthed Arcana: Druid Shepherd, Fighter Cavalier, and Paladin of Conquest

    That's exactly what I was trying to do too! Perfect :) Thanks!
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    UA June Unearthed Arcana: Druid Shepherd, Fighter Cavalier, and Paladin of Conquest

    Is there a list of all the unearthed arcana, specifically in order of release?
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    5E D&D Beyond Announces Twitch Stream Integration

    From the June 2nd Stream of Annihilation, D&D Beyond announces Twitch Stream Integration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cU7YoDBn9wM
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    6E Mike Mearls “…it’s now obvious how to live without Bonus Actions”' And 6th Edition When Players Ask

    Seriously. we're already talking about another edition? uugghhhh....
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    5E Question on reading scrolls

    I'm reading and re-reading this, and I find pages 139-140 and pages 200-201 in the DMG in regards to scrolls a little confusing THE FIRST QUESTION is in regards to who can read a spell scroll? On page 139, it says However, on page 200 (in the errata version), it says The page 200 version...
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    2E Guidance on comparing 2e HD (or XP) to 5e CR (or XP)

    I know this has got to be out there somewhere, but my Google searching is not helping me out. And, I've checked the 4 page D&D 5e conversion PDF. I'm looking for a rough approximation for comparing monsters in AD&D 2e to D&D 5e using the HD (and/or XP) and comparing to CR (and/or XP). I know...