Author: neuronphaser
neuronphaser is an editor, eCommerce consultant, web producer, and analyst living in sunny Hollywood, CA. He's been playing tabletop RPGs of all kinds since 1985.

DMsGuild Review: Archetypal Spell Compendium: Artificers & Arcanists

Archetypal Spell Compendium: Artificers & Arcanists

Archetypal Spell Compendium: Artificers & Arcanists is a mechanics-heavy supplement geared towards players, presenting 101 new spells and a handful of new archetypes for spellcasting classes (including the official and newly-released-to-the-DMsGuild class, the Artificer). The author’s mechanical knowledge of 5th edition

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Veil Down Conquered Free Preview Edition now available at Dungeon Masters Guild

Veil Down Conquered!

Just added to the Dungeon Masters Guild: Veil Down Conquered (Free Preview Edition)! Veil Down Conquered is a chapter from my forthcoming adventure Kobolds vs. Ogres, which should be released in the Fall 2018. This chapter, presented here as a

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Review: Crimson Dragon Slayer 1.11 One Hour Game

Crimson Dragon Slayer 1.11 One Hour Game

Crimson Dragon Slayer 1.11 One Hour Game is a condensed and slightly revised version of the namesake game, cutting out the intentionally gonzo implied setting to instead create an incredibly quick-to-play, barebones D&D retroclone that can be taught and played

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Review: Crimson Dragon Slayer

Crimson Dragon Slayer by Kort'thalis Publishing

Crimson Dragon Slayer is an OSR game that turns the bog-standard mechanic “roll a d20 and add some stuff” into a fun d6 dice pool system that’s at once simple and also contains enough permutations for some awesome tricks. While the game

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Review: Live to Tell the Tale – An Introduction to Combat Tactics for Dungeons & Dragons Players

Live to Tell the Tale - An Introduction to Combat Tactics for Dungeons & Dragons Players

Live to Tell the Tale – An Introduction to Combat Tactics for Dungeons & Dragons Players by Keith Ammann — creator of the blog The Monsters Know What They’re Doing — is an in-depth study of the combat system of

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Dungeons & Dragons Adventures on the Horizon

Snippet of the Sword Coast Baldurs Gate region by Derek Von Zarovich

neuronphaser.com is proud to tease you with a handful of announcements: two adventure modules and two supplements (one a crazy revision/new edition) forthcoming at the Dungeon Masters Guild! Let’s take a look.

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Limited Time Only: Receive a Free Copy of HEAD SHOT for a Review

HEAD SHOT! A Zombie Apocalypse Hack for Cortex Plus Action Roleplaying

For a limited time only, neuronphaser.com is giving away PDF and/or Print+PDF copies of HEAD SHOT! A Zombie Apocalypse Hack for Cortex Plus Action Roleplaying in exchange for a review! What we want: An honest review by an experienced RPG

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Head Shot Zombie Action Roleplaying Looks Better Than Ever

Zombies! (Pages from HEAD SHOT!)

UPDATED 4/21/17 – Back in June of 2016, neuronphaser.com released the zombie apocalypse action roleplaying game HEAD SHOT! for the Cortex Plus system, made famous by Margaret Weis’ Firefly RPG, Marvel Heroic RPG, Smallville, and Leverage. It received some good

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Updating the 5th Edition Monster Spreadsheet

Work continues on the 5th edition D&D monster index!

Just a quick update: the 5th edition D&D Monster Spreadsheet (a Google Sheet) is being updated with all the terrain information contained in Kobold Press’ recent Monsters By Terrain PDF update for the Tome of Beasts.

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Factions of the Flanaess: Seekers of the Arcane

Seekers of the Arcane

In a short series of articles, I will detail six examples of Factions that are appropriate for the Greyhawk setting. Some of these might be old hat for setting purists, but are written up in the somewhat simplified, player-friendly manner

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