D&D Cross Over: Psycho Mantis

One of my favorite gaming memories was playing through Metal Gear Solid for the first time and facing down the odd and insane looking Psycho Mantis. The games he played with you, and the unique tactics it took to beat him, were pure genius to me! He was one of my favorite villain’s of allContinue reading “D&D Cross Over: Psycho Mantis”

Gods, Planeswalkers and other creatures: Speculation for MTG’s Forgotten Realms

The hits just keep on coming, kids! Welcome back to The Magic Tavern where it’s speculation 24/7/365! This is BDC and I am beyond excited for Adventures in the Forgotten Realms coming in July this year. This is mainly because Wotc seems to be extra excited and spoilery real early! First up, Wotc went theContinue reading “Gods, Planeswalkers and other creatures: Speculation for MTG’s Forgotten Realms”

BARDS OF STRIXHAVEN: SILVERQUILL

The following suggestions and thoughts are brought to you by BDC and The Magic Tavern! If there is one constant when it comes to bards, it’s that they like to talk. Most think it’s because they love the sound of their voice. And, while they do, they use words because they have found power inContinue reading “BARDS OF STRIXHAVEN: SILVERQUILL”

Bard Option: College of the Piper

Bards of this college learned long ago that if you want more people to pay attention and listen, the easiest way to make that happen is to force them to listen. Using their voices or instruments they have learned to perfect the frequencies that they project. These frequencies creep into the mind of those that hear it and slowly chokes out all other thoughts.

In a different class: Bards are more than a song

What comes to mind when I bring up the class: Bard? Most times we see an extrovert troubadour obnoxiously making time with anything that moves all the while playing the songs that not only make the girls cry, but inspires the party to fight harder and their enemies to wimp out and run in fear.Continue reading “In a different class: Bards are more than a song”

Character Reference: The Marvelous Mal

As a small town in the rolling hills goes about it’s normal day, people come and go. The smells of bread and forges fills the air and sounds of the market rings through the town. As the people go forward with their day, they all slowly begin to stop and look around. The faint sound of drums and cheers echo over the hills. The town guard runs to the makeshift walls fearing the worst, but are met with colorful tents being put up and ribbons flying in the wind. The people there were dancing and singing and beating their drums.

CHARACTER REFERENCE: MORDIKIA

Mordikia (Pronounced Mord-e-chi) is a Tiefling bard with a rather amazing talent with the sword.  Also being a gladiator, he and his wife performed in the arenas entertaining the masses with their battle prowess and tenacity.  They were perfection in motion, and they felled all challengers.  Early on, they had no wish to pick sidesContinue reading “CHARACTER REFERENCE: MORDIKIA”

Bard Option: College of Stillsong

Article by BDC and development of College by BDC and PANDA A couple of days ago, I dropped an article on D&D’s FORGOTTEN GODS OF THE SKIES. In the spirit of this study, I started development on a bard college for one of them. Stillsong is an enigmatic power. None of its priests or devoteesContinue reading “Bard Option: College of Stillsong”

Bards of Theros: College of Revels

With the new campaign setting, Mythic Odysseys of Theros, Wizards of the Coast gives fans of D&D a unique world of which to explore. Whether you are a player of the card game, Magic the Gathering, or not, there’s a lot to love by both Dungeon Masters and players, old and new. It brings withContinue reading “Bards of Theros: College of Revels”