Ben opened 2012 with the announcement of Project Red Rover, Red Rover – an ambitious new terrain environment endeavor that would center around the mighty Egyptian civilization of yesteryear. He was initially resigned to the fact that he would have very little access to any pre-made, quality pieces. Then out of the blue, a new Dwarven Forge Ancient Treasures accessories set inexplicably revealed itself! Ben felt like Dr. Jones right after he found Shishak’s infamous Well of Souls! Let’s take a look and see what’s inside this new set…snakes excluded of course.
The latest cavernous creation from Dwarven Forge is sure to send chills down your RPG arm with its amazing Ice Cavern set. The cold passage ways mix seamlessly with their traditional sets while giving the DM a slew of flexibility on the terrain board. Grab a winter coat and follow Ben for an inside look.
Let’s take this letter marathon to another level with a deep, dark look at the underworld. Stay close to Ben and see what happens when you go down under…into the earth that is (ya dirty birdie).
Traps have resided in deep dark dungeons everywhere since the dawn of Dungeons in Dragons in 1974. So most certainly these deadly contraptions deserve a spot in our little ol’ letter series.
Where would the D&D landscape be without rocks? Face it – they’re the bacon bits of any good encounter. Join Ben as he pulls some rubble representatives from his Pile to see what might be useful in one’s game board.
Typically the letter “O” in D&D stands for common catchphrases like “Oh no…OMG…or Oh sh%t.” Nonetheless, there’s still a classic to be had here in oozes. They’re deadly, sneaky and iconic to one’s game table.
Glory is swell but all that fame doesn’t really pay your character’s (bar) bills. Adventuring really boils down to getting a bunch of stuff. And as the DM, your encounters need items of all sorts. So, let’s take a look at some of your terrain-ical options.
Hallways – the two-by-four portion of your dungeon floor. After all, a map isn’t much of a map without a myriad of pathways to choose from. Join Ben as he explores his endless attempts at creating the spookiest D&D passage.
The next entry in Ben’s RPG alphabetic series is the letter “B”. An obvious choice here would be BensRPGPile.com which is entering its third year of web blog fun. However, Ben realizes that won’t satisfy your weekly D&D accessory craving. So instead, let’s go with a classic…Books!