Dungeons & Dragons News

D&D News Reactions

Since the announcement of D&D Next earlier this month, there has been a flurry of news about D&D. I’ve held off on writing about the new edition because I wanted to avoid speculation, but as more details have come out, especially from D&D Experience last weekend, I feel more comfortable writing about it. But first, some […]

Game Design

Core Mechanics: Rounds, Turns, and Phases

Most role-playing games that I’ve played use a similar structure for taking turns in combat. At the beginning of a fight, each character makes an initiative roll to determine what order they act in. Then each character takes turns with a character completing most of their actions on their turn then sitting idle as other characters […]