Category Archives: The Bastard Answers!
Sometimes, the DM gives you a magic item SO good, it breaks the game. I’m here to hit you with the x3 bludgeoning damage of the Truth Hammer: It’s not the GAME that’s broken — it’s the DM!
Every problem you have with the paladin in your party seems to come down to ONE issue: What exactly IS “Lawful Good”? In this episode of Ask The Bastard, we find out.
Look, at some point you’re going to pick up an adventure and the boxed text is going to INSIST that you role-play. You can’t help it, it’s just one of those inevitable pitfalls – kinda like the fact that pretty … Continue reading
Since Wizards of the Coast announced the launch of a new version of D&D, the fires have been stoked for a new round of “Edition Wars.” As a PROFESSIONAL ADVENTURE COACH I feel it’s my duty to weigh in. DON … Continue reading
DMing is a thankless job where you pit your wits against the collective wiles of 4-6 of your most reckless, impatient friends. Still, SOMEONE’S gotta do it. Learn how to Dungeon MASTER like the Dungeon BASTARD.
The Dungeon Master’s Guide has some great rules for attracting followers and building a castle. Unfortunately, it has no advice on how to DEFEND that castle from the inevitable onslaught of your DM’s jealousy-filled rage. Well the Dungeon Bastard is … Continue reading
Sometimes people want help with a situation that seems impossible. You know what’s impossible? STUMPING THE BASTARD!
If you want to me to proofread your attempt to min-max a monk, you better be wearing padded undies.
D&D is a game of problem-solving. Sometimes the problem is, you don’t have any rope. Sometimes the answer to that problem is not what you think it is.
The Chainmail Bikini. It’s a source of never-ending controversy. Or is it? THE BASTARD ISSUES A JUDGEMENT.