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Volume 6 Issue 193 – Wilderness Survival Guide

March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

This week, RFI reaches for the bookshelf and dust off the Wilderness Survival Guide. Released at the tail end of 1st Edition, it brought a lot of new rules for all types of outdoor environments. It’s this book a must have for your AD&D campaign or is it just rules bloat, leading into the birth

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Volume 6 Issue 192 – Fiend Folio

March 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

RFI is back and delving into a little publication put out by TSR UK, called the Fiend Folio. We discuss the history and internal politics of the book, as well as a scathing review of it from Dragon Magazine. And we also talk about all the wonderful and…

Review: Improved Round Table Initiative – what is this for 5e?

March 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Today we are talking a look at a product from the DM’s Guild called, Improved Round Table Initiative by a guest poster on this blog. Let’s call her “IDGAF” for now….. until she decides on a name, which I am sure she will.
I’ll admit to having done some things to make combat go quicker. I DM a big group, and some of the players can get a bit distracted on their turns. We’ve implemented time limits with a default Dodge action, I plan on having initiative tracker cards at our next session. Even with those, sometimes I feel like the turns go a bit long on some players, but we’re working on it. For those DM’s that are having problems keeping track of initiative and want to streamline combat a bit more, Improved Round Table Initiative could be one of those options.

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