Exploring Ravenloft: Cyre 1313, Eberron and Snowpiercer

The new book, Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft, is chocked full of wonderous ideas for a horror filled D&D adventure. The Magic Tavern is gearing up for a year of such adventures full of dark, horrific venues with demonic denizens and lots of great options to play. So, we welcome this book with open arms.Continue reading “Exploring Ravenloft: Cyre 1313, Eberron and Snowpiercer”

DM Rant: Gatekeepers, Critters and the New Paradigm

It’s the state of D&D these days that we sit in the balance of vastly different views of what it all actually is. Nothing is more indicative of this than a recent tweet by Dragonlance tomeist, Tracy Hickman. The top pic is a portrait of the second season of the critical Role characters with the words ‘Reject Modernity’ plastered over it. Under it is a picture of Dragonlance characters with ‘Embrace Tradition’. Now, although he’s taken it down and made clear his love of all eras of D&D, it stands indicative of an undercurrent of malcontent between two sides of a great divide concerning our favorite RPG.