Virtual D&D: My digital DM setup

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series D&D DM Workflow

Continuing from my last post about my (analog) DM workflow, I thought I’d share my virtual DM setup, since there are a number of things I’ve picked up over time that have proven to help quite a bit, as well as learnings that I’ve picked up along the way. Platform: Roll20 It may not be… Continue reading Virtual D&D: My digital DM setup

My D&D DM workflow

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series D&D DM Workflow

It came up in yesterday’s recording of Binary Jazz, so I thought maybe I’d talk a bit about my process for running a D&D session. Every DM uses different tools — some of those tools are analog, some of them may be digital — and each DM is going to rely on different things to… Continue reading My D&D DM workflow

Building a Dungeons & Dragons battle tracker in vanilla JavaScript

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Dungeons and Dragons Battle Tracker js project

I just finished Wes Bos’ ES6 for Everyone course and I’ve decided to try to test myself and what I’ve learned by building something somewhat useful. I just started running a Dungeons & Dragons campaign for my kids and their friends. We had 10 people (kids and adults) playing the first session and we may… Continue reading Building a Dungeons & Dragons battle tracker in vanilla JavaScript

Announcing Games Collector, a tabletop game management plugin for WordPress

I’ve been quietly building something under the radar for a couple weeks. It’s been really just a passion project that came out of a conversation after the holidays. Basically, we own a lot of games. Blame Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop for some of it, but, really, we’re frequently finding excuses to get new games. In fact, getting… Continue reading Announcing Games Collector, a tabletop game management plugin for WordPress

A Formal Request for More Female Creatures in Magic: the Gathering

Hey Wizards of the Coast. I have a request. Let’s see more female creatures, yeah? Depictions of women in Magic are not entirely uncommon. It’s often enough that a deck will have at least a couple. And yet, when I think about creatures — specifically non-human creatures — almost always they are shown as masculine.… Continue reading A Formal Request for More Female Creatures in Magic: the Gathering