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Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I want to talk about some of the monsters I have to/want to create and why I have to go about making so damn many of them!

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Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I want to try and hammer out a pretty solid timeline and history of both the world and the island.

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Each Thursday this year, I focus on a different aspect of the world I’ve created and played D&D in for over 20 years, in the hopes of honing the ideas and cementing enough in place to settle the world in my own mind. This week I want to look at the strange and difficult complications, as well as the awesome benefits that come from building random encounter tables.

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Each year, I like to take a step back and look at the prior year’s releases in Metal music, to try and sort through them and find an album or two that I really enjoy. Last year was an amazing success, introducing me to a number of new bands that I very much enjoy. Let’s take a look at what is in store for the May listening list. Its only four bands, so let’s get to it!

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Its been a rough week here. I published this weeks article a week early, and have had some pretty intense shoulder and wrist pain related to using a keyboard 15+ hours a day. So, instead of nothing, I figured I’d put a little peak out there as to what I’m working on rules wise in terms of Coldforged content, so I give to you, Wizard Schools!

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