Month: January 2017

Reigning (Poetry)

Reigning   It’s reigning supreme that hurts the most when you’re dead,   Those you face, that angry host, fills your soul with dread.   You face them every day, those angry eyes, glaring back with hate   ‘Though you’ve given  your all, your very life, and stand at Hell’s gate.   “Do we charge, […]

To Each His Own (4650 words)

  To Each His Own   Blue Jim Davis was a man to be reckoned with, to be sure.  He was a quiet fellow, and he kept pretty much to himself.  This quiet nature was very misleading though, as most of his enemies found out, usually a little too late.  He was a man who […]

Just Suppose (2300 words)

Just Suppose Snow drifted from the black sky, piling upon the frozen bodies lying in heaps all around. The river gurgled its way through the thin forest to the ocean beyond, the only sign of life in an otherwise noiseless world. Daylight crept away as if ashamed of the murder and carnage it had witnessed, […]

D&D 5e – Ability Scores, Checks, and Skills

Ability Scores is what determines the make-up of your D&D character. It is the physical and mental aspects that define your character’s abilities. There are six ability areas that are determined when “rolling” a new character: Strength Dexterity Constitution Intelligence Wisdom Charisma The three main rolls of the game—the ability check, the saving throw, and […]

D&D 53 – Proficiency Bonus

Proficiency Bonus Proficiency does not accumulate. Your proficiency bonus at level 1 is +2, meaning that you add 2 to any d20 rolls you are proficient in. Your proficiency bonus at level 2 is also +2, meaning that you still add only 2 to any d20 rolls you are proficient in. Proficiency bonus is added […]

D&D 5e – Using Modifiers

Dungeons and Dragons is probably the best known table-top RPG in the world, and for good reasons: it’s amazingly fun, easy to learn, and is virtually limitless in the game-play. However, some of the “basic rules” can be a bit overwhelming for newbies to immediately grasp. One of the most confusing areas seems to be […]