As you may know, I (Firestone) have jumped down the kobold hole of RPGs lately. I’ve played the excellent Star Wars Roleplaying Game from Fantasy Flight Games. And I have a group that meets every two weeks to play Pathfinder. And now I’m dipping my feet into Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. I’m collecting books and getting ready to run my first campaign as a DM with my 11-year-old and his friends. So we’re going to be including some D&D supplements with our regular board game reviews. Don’t worry: We still love board games, and we’ll be reviewing those as usual.
This first book we’re reviewing is a supplement that gives DMs more info for running the monsters in the game. I’m not sure who Volo is, but he’s got a lot to share about monsters. So is this book everything it’s krakened up to be, or is it just mis-guided? Let’s find out!Read More