I hate material components in Dungeons and Dragons. Not because they’re bad, but because as a player and a DM, I am lazy to the point of my own detriment. Maybe many of my problems as a creator would be solved if I used material components more often. In fact the worst mistake I ever made as a person and as a player was getting … Continue reading Don’t Eschew Materials
As a start to our first magical week back in the Mage College in 2018, let’s address one major problem with magic: Magic sucks in Dungeons and Dragons. Not because it is a bad mechanic, per se, but the best you can do is hope you have a unique spell on your spell list, in D&D 5e. When you have a unique spell, everyone else … Continue reading Make Magic Magical!