Where Be Dragons--A Single-Take Review of Volo's Guide to Monsters (Dungeons & Dragons 5E)

Where Be Dragons--A Single-Take Review of Volo's Guide to Monsters (Dungeons & Dragons 5E)

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!

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Taming the Wild West--A Single-Take Review of Old West Empresario

Taming the Wild West--A Single-Take Review of Old West Empresario

Can you imagine heading into the West? Untamed and unmarked land as far as the eye can see. Endless opportunity. Dangers! Well, as we’ll see in today’s review of Old West Empresario, it’s your chance to tame that land! You’re setting up a city, and looking to run it better than your opponents. So is this the 24 karat nugget you’re looking for, or is it just fool’s gold? Let’s find out!

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See You Space Cowboy--A Double-Take Review of the Deep Space Game Canopy Bag

See You Space Cowboy--A Double-Take Review of the Deep Space Game Canopy Bag

Today’s review is going to be short, sweet, and to-the-point. Here at Theology of Games, we’re big fans of Level 3B’s Game Canopy bags. You can check out our Double-Take Review right here. But if there was one “disappointment,” it was that I’d have to move back to the gaming tub whenever I wanted to bring one of my long games. And I’ve got a lot of those: Torres, Java, Cyclades, Kemet, Concordia, and probably 15 others. Well I’m disappointed no longer, because Level 3B is introducing Deep Space, the bag we’ve been waiting for. Let’s check it out!

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