Author Archives: Bill Cavalier

The Shrine of Six Fingers

HELLO GAMERS and HAPPY GM’S DAY! I have a special treat for you here, an enormous shrine dedicated to Graz’zt! You can either use this as part of Out of the Abyss, or simply adapt it for those times when … Continue reading

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A Demo of Atomic Robo: Punching Evil IN THE FACE!

HELLO GAMERS! Recently my alter ego and his geeky partner in crime ran a set of demo games of Atomic Robo at the Geek & Sundry Headquarters during International TableTop Day. If you’re not familiar with the comic, Atomic Robo is … Continue reading

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Go Get the Extra Gas Can – It’s the VORPAL CHAINSWORD!

Go DEEP INSIDE the mind of the Dungeon Bastard as I talk with Cory Scanlan of The Vorpal Chainsword about He-Man, time travel, gaming with Frank Mentzer, and more! Check out the episode webpage here (with snippets, links, and notes) … Continue reading

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Adventure Coaching the D&D Podcast

  In the latest installment of the D&D Podcast, I join hosts Bart Carroll and Trevor Kidd to talk gaming gifts, the new DMG, and rules hacks! Click on the image above or listen to it here.

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School’s Out: Running a Game for Kids

HELLO GAMERS! This past weekend I ran a special one-shot for a birthday party of 10- and 11-year-olds. Introducing kids to gaming is always a privilege but it’s not without its own set of special circumstances to consider. FORTUNATELY FOR … Continue reading

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HELLO GAMERS! On Nov 26th, I took the new D&D 5E Dungeon Master’s Guide out for a little spin to test all those tasty charts, lists, and tables that are baked in to help inspire your adventure planning. Step-by-step I … Continue reading

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Join me at GameHoleCon for the World’s Worst Dungeon Crawl!

HELLO GAMERS! In two short days I’ll be making the journey to Madison, Wisconsin for the 2nd Annual GameHole Con. Last year’s festivities were an unparalleled mix of old school and new school gaming and this year they are continuing to raise the … Continue reading

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FIREBALL of WISDOM: 26 Adventure Hooks

GAMERS, on my way back from Gen Con I got bored and put a call out on Twitter to send me a monster and I’d send back a hook. Well RUN FOR COVER so-called Dungeon “Masters”, it’s time for a FIREBALL of WISDOM. … Continue reading

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Schedule of Appearances – Gen Con 2014!!

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Exclusive Gen Con Preview – The CRITS or FAILS Coin!

GAMERS, the fine folks at Campaign Coins make some PRETTY SWEET accessories for your gaming table. (If you play Fate, you owe it to yourself to check out the tokens in their current Kickstarter.) Well, sound the Horn of Nerdhalla, because … Continue reading

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