Star Wars Monday: X-Wing ep. 2

First of all, if you haven’t already, head on over to Twitter where we are doing a dice giveaway!

This week, we’ll be talking briefly about Worlds, get hype for the upcoming Store Championships, and a possible spoiler of the next wave of Imperial ships.  As usual, the remainder of the article will contain my Prep and Results over the past two weeks, including how I performed at the Star Wars 40th Anniversary Event.

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A Handful of Magic Items 3 (& Dice Giveaway!)

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We’re back for a third time, with more magic items that I’ve bestowed upon the group in Knights of the Pool Table as well as another campaign I’m now running with some other friends of mine.

Gauntlets of the Dragon Slayer

These gauntlets bestow the following effects to the wearer (requires attunement):

  • +2 on Attack rolls against creatures of the Dragon type
  • +2 on Damage rolls against creatures of the Dragon type
  • +2 on Saving Throws against spells and effects coming from a creature with the Dragon type

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Persuasion Check: Unearthed Arcana – Revised Subclasses

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Now that Unearthed Arcana is back on a monthly release schedule, we have more time to look into and play with the material before the next set is thrown at us. That said, May’s article is a handful of revisions of previous subclasses released through Unearthed Arcana, so we wanted to dive in right away.

While these are all revisions and could be compared with their original forms, I’m going to try and take a fresh look at each one, since balance with the game is of more importance to me than the relative tweaks from last time. Read More

Star Wars Monday: Destiny ep. 1

This week, we’ll be talking briefly about Worldsmy recent experience with FFG customer service, the third set: Empire at War, and Store Championships.  However, the beginning and bulk of this article will be spent on how I think a new player can get a head start.  If you are reading this, and haven’t started playing yet, then this is the perfect time to get into this wildly popular game.  Unlike with X-Wing, I am not a new Destiny player, having played since it debuted in late 2016.

How I think a new player can get a head start

Destiny is known as a collectible card game (CCG) or trading card game (TCG).  I use both terms interchangeable.  This means that there is a randomization element to acquiring the cards.  You buy sealed, opaque packs and then open them up to see what you get. Having collected and traded for the past 5 months, here is some insight on how to start your collection the most efficient way possible:

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Knights of the Pool Table – Episode 5 | Tavern Brawl

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Sent on their way to the city of Hammos by Lord Arthur Crow, will our heroes be able to catch up to and capture Scalar? Or will a pitstop along the way cause them to get in over their heads with trouble.
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Persuasion Check: Unearthed Arcana – Feats for Races

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Unearthed Arcana strikes back with even more feats this week, this time focusing on races rather than skills. Unlike the Feats for Skills, these don’t follow a single formula and allow for more variety. How do these stack up to the last batch? Keep reading to find out! Read More

Ready Review: Folklore & Basilisk!

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With so many new, robust systems coming out, it’s easy to overlook some of the smaller, indie releases that have come out over time. Today, I take you back to early 2013 and the release of a rules-lite RPG named Folklore, by Seth Zaloudek. Read More