CharOp Chronicles: Build me a Better Support

The fun thing about D&D is that traditional party roles (like Tanks, Heals or DPS) don’t actually matter. There’s no aggro table (though some players tend to annoy the DM more than others), plenty of ways to recover hit points, and everyone who can swing a weapon can deal some damage. Still, there’s an unhealthy obsession with that unholy triad.…

Ramping up to Season 9

It’s almost time for the new season, and we’ve decided to spice things up a little here in sunny Singapore by working with stores in our network to reward players who wish to create new, thematically appropriate characters for coming Descent into Avernus. 1. More Roleplaying & Storytelling Challenges In these past tendays, you have felt a quickening in the…

Infographic: It’s fine to fail

We all want to be heroes, but sometimes, there are valuable lessons to be learned in failure too.   Failure is not something to be feared. It’s not something to be shunned. Failure can make for great stories, awesome in-character moments, and even pave the way to a later victory.   So strengthen your resolve and sally forth!

Charity Epic: The Iron Baron

On New Year’s Eve 2018, we ran Singapore’s first ever D&D Adventurers League sanctioned Charity Epic in partnership with Games at PI. Thanks to the generous contributions of the community, we raised $2,000, with Games@PI matching us dollar-for-dollar. In total, the final sum of $4,000 will be donated by the store to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation® Singapore. Here’s an infographic summarizing what transpired, and all…

A Red War Infographic

Singapore’s first sanctioned run of DDEP00-01 “The Red War” took place at GameStart Asia​ over the weekend. While the factions failed to stop the Red Wizards loyal to Szass Tam from gaining a foothold in the City of Danger, it was the many sellswords and spellslingers who called Mulmaster and it’s environs home that stood their ground, bought precious time…

The Red War: A Background

Come 13 October, Mulmaster will burn, adventurers will rally to it’s defense. Some will live, and some will die. But what caused The Red War? What sparked this cataclysmic battle between the five factions and the Red Wizards of Thay? As with all things that transpire in the Realms, one need only sift through history to find out (and just as…

CharOp Chronicles: 5 Quick Builds for the Red War

DDEP00-01 “The Red War” is coming and some characters, more than others, will excel in this brutal battlefield environment. It’s going to be a tough slog, and you’ll need grit, tenacity, as well as solid top tier DPS if you want to live. Unsure about which character to bring? Here are our five top picks, and our suggestions for how to…