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Month: January 2022

The Witching Hour by Anne Rice

The Witching Hour by Anne Rice

I just finished The Witching Hour. I had to start something of hers when I read that Anne Rice died. I went back and looked at her various series. The Mayfair Witches was the oldest that I had never read. Now I plan to, someday, catch up with all her stuff I haven’t read. But it will be slow going. She was rather prolific, not just with the books but also with the page count. The Witching Hour didn’t quite…

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Quick Thoughts: D&D 5e: Guilds of Ravnica

Quick Thoughts: D&D 5e: Guilds of Ravnica

D&D in low tech Coruscant? The whole planet is one big city. It’s run by 10 guilds (each guild is a color combo in Magic the Gathering). Half of the population, and most of the PCs, belong to one guild or another. The guilds are constantly at odds with each other, keeping each other in check. This setting has a ton of ideas for adventures and interactions between guilds. The PCs can all be from the same guild, or be…

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Quick Thoughts: D&D 5e: Mythic Odysseys of Theros

Quick Thoughts: D&D 5e: Mythic Odysseys of Theros

D&D set in mythical Greece. D&D has always had creatures from Greek mythology, but this sourcebook does all the lifting for you. It has specific races (including centaurs, minotaurs, and cat-people), specific classes, and a particular mindset about the religious pantheon (think less cleric and more oracles and heroes). I’m excited to make up some characters and run an adventure in this setting.