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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A Sonnet of Platonic Love

Those twenty sides; a glory to behold. In D&D there’s nothing they can’t do. Now don’t screw up on this important roll. Oh darn it all… I’ve gone and rolled a two! D6’s now, they simply are the best, Especially … 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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What I’m hoping to se from D&DNext

We’ll be seeing the latest iteration of D&D hit the shops fairly soon (15th July for the starter set) and I have to say I’m quite excited. I’ve been playing D&D for about 20 years (starting with the old boxset … 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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