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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.…

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…

Fighting in “The Red War”? Read this first if you want to live!

DDEP00-01 “The Red War”, taking place at GameStart Asia 2018, is Singapore’s third sanctioned Epic, and it looks set to be the most thrilling one yet! Set in a Mulmaster still recovering from the crippling attacks of Elemental Cultists and the disaster that was Mulmaster Undone, this adventure will have players across multiple tables and tiers of play working together…

CharOp Chronicles: Can I be The King’s Avatar too?

If there’s one thing I love about D&D, it’s that the system is so versatile you can build practically any kind of character. In fact, one of my favorite creative exercises is to stat up my favorite characters from anime, comic books, manga and video games in D&D, and to see how well those builds measure up against typical cookie…

CharOp Chronicles: Is the Archer class really made up of archers?

Archery builds have always been incredibly popular in Adventurers League. They’re an easy entry point for players who want to deal damage without worrying too much about setup, gear or resources, are fairly newbie friendly, and well, there’s a certain guilty pleasure to be had in taking out the opposition before they can close with your front liners or downing…