Tag Archives: D&D

Machine rolling – Using machine learning to roll D&D ability scores

I’ve been looking into machine learning recently, partly for my own interest and partly because I suspect it will see a lot of use in my industry in the coming years. There are a couple of decent resources that I’ve … Continue reading

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Random points on D&D 5th Edition

I recently got my copy of the new D&D 5th edition handbook and I have to say that I’m loving it. A while back I talked my way through the basic rules and most of what I said back then … Continue reading

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That promised discussion on feats…

Here goes… For those who roleplay, but aren’t familiar with D&D specifically, feats are options for customising characters. They appear in other games under various names (edges, schticks, etc…), but the intent is generally the same; to add new features … Continue reading

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Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition – Initial thoughts

A few posts back, I mentioned that I was excited about the new edition of Dungeons and Dragons. Last week, the basic rules were released as a free PDF and I have now had chance to read through them. Here … Continue reading

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D&D Cliches

I have been playing D&D on and off for about twenty years now. In that time I have seen some magnificent characters and some terrible ones (some of which have been mine). Now, I don’t begrudge people the opportunity to … Continue reading

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How to play Chaotic Neutral, not Chaotic Asshole

I have recently had to stop going to my Thursday night D&D group, as real life has intervened and I don’t have the time any more. Most recently we have been playing through the old 2nd edition Dragonlance adventures, which … Continue reading

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Alice’s Advenures in Ravenloft

I doodled this picture a couple of weeks ago. I am now following it up with a more detailed description of the encounter. Much like the original book, it doesn’t make a lot of sense, but there you go. There … Continue reading

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