In case you missed the work done in Part 1, our goal for this series is to present the spell lists of Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition (5E) in the Basic/Expert (B/X) style by cutting the Wizard spell list down to 6 spell levels of 12 spells each. In doing so, I hope to create... Continue Reading →
Dungeons & Dragons B/X Magic-User/Elf to Wizard Spells in 5th Edition (part 1).
As a long time fan of Basic/Expert (B/X) Dungeons & Dragons, I've always admired the 12 spells per level of the Magic-User and Elf in the Expert Book. There's something unnaturally natural about it--as if the organized assembly of spells were made just moments before you turned the page, daring you to cast them. The... Continue Reading →
My wonderfully bizarre adventure at BigBadCon 2014.
BigBadCon 2014 was a really memorable experience for me. Not because it is one of the best role-playing conventions I’ve ever attended, because it wholeheartedly is just from the level of play exhibited by all of the players and game masters. No, the reason why it was so memorable was because it was an event... Continue Reading →
Stuff you probably didn’t know about Japanese arcades.
So I was talking to my brother Khoi over the weekend and I realized that I left out a lot of random factoids and tips out of my mega-post about arcades in Taipei, Tokyo, and Kyoto. So here they are all of my observations that weren't included in that post specifically for arcades in Japan: The... Continue Reading →
The arcade scene in my trip to Japan and Taiwan in October 2014.
So Winnie and I decided to hit Taiwan and Japan for our honeymoon and I couldn't help myself from making trips to the arcades while we were there. Ever since we were children, I grew up with my brother Khoi playing fighting games together, hoping that we'd someday make it to Japan to play and... Continue Reading →