Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Official Index to Power Score

This page is a "table of contents" for my RPG blog, Power Score.

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Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

These entries are overviews, reviews and notes on official D&D 5th edition products.

How to Play Dungeons & Dragons

D&D Basic Rules
D&D Player's Handbook
D&D Monster Manual Part 1
D&D Monster Manual Part 2
D&D Dungeon Master's Guide Part 1
D&D Dungeon Master's Guide Part 2
D&D Dungeon Master's Guide Part 3
D&D Dungeon Master's Guide Part 4
Hoard of the Dragon Queen Review
The Rise of Tiamat Review
Princes of the Apocalypse Review
Out of the Abyss Review
Curse of Strahd Review
Storm King's Thunder Review
Dungeonology Review
Monsters and Heroes of the Realms Review
Volo's Guide to Monster Review
Monsters

These entries contain overviews of monster books and comprehensive looks at monsters, collecting the material from every edition in one place.

The Tarrasque 
Devils
Pit Fiend
Succubus
Beholder
Drow
Vampire 
Mind Flayer
Githyanki
Githzerai
Modron 
Slaad
Displacer Beast 
Nightmare
Hook Horror
Rainbow Dragon
Spellweaver
Magic Items, Equipment and Spells

These entries contain detailed overviews of magic items and other stuff, collecting material from official products and the internet.

The Great List of Food and Drinks
Poison 
The Rod of Seven Parts
Demonomicon of Iggwilv 
The Codex of the Infinite Planes
Bag of Holding
Ioun Stones
Wand of Wonder
Deck of Many Things
NPCs and Places

These are overviews and details on some of my favorite D&D entities.

The Raven Queen
Tiamat
The Archdevils
Demogorgon 
Graz'zt
Yeenoghu
Nocticula - Demon Lord of Assassins, Shadows and Lust
Corellon - God of the Elves
Gruumsh - God of the Orcs
Iggwilv - The Witch-Queen
Strahd - The Dark Lord of Castle Ravenloft
The Baatorians - The race that lived in Hell before the devils
Emirikol the Chaotic 
The Nine Hells
The Lady of Pain 
The City of Sigil - The core of the Planescape setting
The Factions of Planescape
The Infinite Staircase
The River Styx
The Triple Realm of Azzagrat
The Elemental Plane of Earth
The Plane of Positive Energy
The Life and Times of Warduke
Famous D&D Dragon Lairs - Dragotha, Flame, Infyrana, Utreshimon, & Farcluun  
The Gods of D&D 1st Edition

Adventures

These entries are lists, overviews, actual play reports and reviews of published adventures that I have run.

D&D 5th Edition - Lost Mine of Phandelver
Lamentations of the Flame Princess - Doom-Cave of the Crystal-Headed Children
Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG - The Sea Queen Escapes
Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG - The Balance Blade
Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG - The 13th Skull
Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG - Blades Against Death
Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG - The Croaking Fane
SlaughterGrid
Shadowrun - Queen Euphoria

Actual Play Reports

These are the main focus of my blog. Actual play reports are detailed accounts of each game session I experienced while running published adventures. I focus on how the encounters went as well as all the weird stuff that happens when you play RPGs.

D&D Next - Scourge of the Sword Coast

Preamble
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10

D&D Next - Dead in Thay

Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10
Session 11
Session 12
Session 13

D&D Next/AD&D 1st Edition - White Plume Mountain

Session 14
Session 15
Session 16
Session 17

D&D 5th Edition - Hoard of the Dragon Queen

Tyranny of Dragons Notes
Session 1        
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10
Session 11
Session 12
Session 13
Session 14
Session 15
Session 16
Session 17
Session 18

D&D 5th Edition - The Rise of Tiamat

Session 19
Session 20
Session 21
Session 22
Session 23
Session 24
Session 25
Session 26
Session 27
Session 28
Session 29
Session 30

D&D 5th Edition - Princes of the Apocalypse

Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10
Session 11
Session 12
Session 13
Session 14
Why this Ended

DCC RPG/AD&D 1st Edition - Baba Yaga's Dancing Hut

Session 1
Session 2
Session 3

D&D 5th Edition/2e Planescape - The Great Modron March

Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10
Session 11
Session 12
Session 13
Session 14 

D&D 5th Edition/2e Planescape - Umbra (Dungeon Magazine #55)

Session 15
Session 16

D&D 5th Edition/2e Planescape - Dead Gods

Session 17
Session 18
Session 19
Session 20
Session 21
Session 22
Session 23
Session 24
Session 25
Session 26
Session 27
Session 28
Session 29
Session 30

D&D 5th Edition/2e Planescape - Nemesis (Dungeon Magazine #60)

Session 31
Session 32

Various 5e/2e Planescape Adventure Sessions

Session 33 - Well of Worlds: The Mazes
Session 34 - UnderSigil
Session 35 - The Slags
Session 36 - Bechard, Demon Lord of Tempests
Session 37 - Tales From the Infinite Staircase: Landings & Doors
Session 38 - Tales From the Infinite Staircase: Planewalkers
Session 39 - Tales From the Infinite Staircase: The Dream Well
Session 40 - Enemies of my Enemy
Session 41 - For Duty & Deity
Session 42 - The Argent Palace
Session 43 - The Mercykillers
Session 44 - The Cage
Session 45 - Coirosis, the Rust Dragon
Session 46 - The Contract Devil
Session 47 - The Cathedral Thelemic
Session 48 - A Devil's Dream
Session 49 - The Dream Diver
Session 50 - In Disarray
Session 51 - The Great Dismal Delve
Session 52 - The Castle at the Edge of Time
Session 53 - The Jinkskirts
Session 54 - The Abyssal Undersump
Session 55 - The Whispering Library
Session 56 - Lord Stillborn
Session 57 - Planar Breach
Session 58 - The Fortress of Life
Session 59 - Swallowed by the Abyss
Session 60 - Sphere of Annihilation
Session 61 - Who Framed Master Vulgarid?
Session 62 - Preparing for the Blood War

The Blood War

Session 63 - Blood War I. The Battle of Birthing Hills
Session 64 - Blood War II. The Taking of the Infinite Staircase
Session 65 - Blood War III. The Siege of Lamashtu's Castle
Session 66 - Blood War IV. Sailing the River Styx

Adventures in Eberron
This is a campaign that I play in.

The Bag of Beans
The Heist
The Medusa
The Golden Eggs
The Underwater Dungeon
Assembling the Deck of Many Things
The Mark of Prophecy
Soul of the Warforged
Using Google Hangouts 
Shadow Castle
The Shadow Dragon

Dungeon Master Advice

Every so often I vomit up a bunch of ideas and collect them into an article on being a DM.

How to Start a Campaign
How to Prepare an Adventure
How to Create and Manage Ongoing Storylines
Pacing Your Game
The Difficulties of Being a Dungeon Master
Being a Good Dungeon Master
Why Do So Many Campaigns Fail?
Why You Must Keep a Campaign Journal
Narrative Combat
The Key to a Good RPG Campaign
How to Recover From a Bad Game of Dungeons & Dragons
Finding Your Style as a Dungeon Master
How to Get the Most out of Your NPCs

The Greatest DMs of All Time

Ed Greenwood
Dave Arneson
Chris Perkins
Monte Cook
Gary Gygax

Shadowrun

These articles contain my thoughts and research as I prepared to run a home campaign of Shadowrun.

Bladerunner, Philip K. Dick & Shadowrun
Learning Shadowrun 5th Edition
What you Need to Know to Run Shadowrun

Spelljammer Campaign Stuff

I have always loved this setting, which is "D&D in Space". These articles were made in preparation for a campaign that I may never run.

Let's Read Some Spelljammer
Let's Read Some More Spelljammer
Spelljamming to Greyhawk
Spelljammer Playtest Report
The Best Spelljammer Monsters Part 1
The Best Spelljammer Monsters Part 2
The Best Spelljammer Monsters Part 3
The Best Spelljammer Magic Items

Hell in Dungeons & Dragons

The heroes of my home campaign went to Hell. These columns represent what material I was able to dig up from published TSR products.

Hell in Dungeons & Dragons
A Paladin in Hell
Fires of Dis
The Pillar of Skulls

Dungeons & Dragons: The Animated Series

I decided to watch and review every episode of this old 80's cartoon.

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

D&D Video Games

Neverwinter MMO - Tyranny of Dragons

Miscellaneous

These entries contain blog post about various topics.

How to Get an Art Commission
Critical Misses in D&D
Knights of the Dinner Table - The Best Gaming Comic of All Time 
6 People I want to Play D&D With
Why I Hate Being a Player
Optimizing the D&D Adventurer's League
Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG 
Wishes in Dungeons & Dragons
10 Awesome Things About 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons
The Top 5 Player's Handbook D&D Covers
The Top 5 Dungeon Master's Guide D&D Covers
Fun Facts About Ed Greenwood's Forgotten Realms
More Fun Facts About Ed Greenwood's Forgotten Realms
Rambling about Shadowrun and DCC RPG
10 Awesome Wizard Familiars
Wild Magic
Dungeons & Dragons the TV Series
The Painful Truth About Published Adventures
New Adventures Can Be Classic Too

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