Double Proficiency

Worldbuilding: First Critters! (Blazing Aurorae, part 3)

by Jakub Wisz It’s time to make some creatures! With that lengthy and overly elaborate introduction, welcome to the third part of Blazing Aurorae’s worldbuilding blog. In previous blogs, I covered the conditions in the comet’s tail, as… Read More

Worldbuilding: The Spark of Life (Blazing Aurorae, part 2)

by Jakub Wisz In the previous blog, I set up the conditions in the primordial world of Blazing Aurorae. It’s time to get some life going, baby. The conditions we have to start with are a bit difficult… Read More

Worldbuilding: Creating the world of Blazing Aurorae (part 1)

A sci-fi writer explains how he creates the world for an upcoming fantasy novel. Check his step-by-step worldbuilding process!

An arctic aurora borealis over the snowy mountains

Arctic Adventures: DM Tips for the Frozen Wilds

If you, like many people in tabletop roleplaying circle, are waiting for the newest expansion for Dungeons & Dragons to land, you already know you’ll be probably spending some months around Icewind Dale. Arctic adventures are on multiple… Read More

Pull Your Weight: Player Agency and GM’s Responsibilities

I’m going to tell you something I’ve never told anybody because I tried to be nice, even though it was the wrong choice. Should have gone for helpful instead. Lately, I’ve watched a plethora of YouTube videos with… Read More

You’re sitting in a tavern; or, Food in the Middle Ages (part 1)

Tired of feeding your party the same staple food everytime they go out to eat in a civilized place? We’ve got your back: follow us for some tasty medieval recipes, and historically accurate food lore.

Wraith Recon Files 01A: The slow sail south

In my usual RPG group sometimes we can’t all make it to the game, as I’m sure it happens to each party. Normally we play Earthdawn (3E), and due to the storyline it’s rather hard to come up… Read More

Review: Mordekainen’s Tome of Foes

Mordekainen’s back! Everybody’s favourite wizard brings us world lore, racial lore, and a nice selection of monsters to charm and slaughter (or die of, to be honest). The book looks pretty much standard for the fifth edition: hardcover,… Read More

General update

So, I haven’t really posted anything in a while. A long while, if you don’t count an odd Instagram pic of the minis I’m painting, or an occasional tweet a out random rpg-related stuff. However, there have been… Read More

Show your face! Free character portrait generators for all your RPG needs

We all know that roleplaying games are a theatre of the mind, but there’s nothing as fun as actually seeing your PC. It helps you to get in character, it helps your party members with visualisation, it makes… Read More

What’s the use of the garden gnomes?

I got my latest Kickstarter package delivered – a pack of Common (or Garden) Gnomes from Midlam Miniatures. Why did I need them? No reason whatsoever. But I am a big fan of this tiny UK-based company and… Read More

Review: Xanathar’s Guide to Everything

Is this book everything I wanted from fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons? Yes.