Archive 2009

Below is a list of all the articles posted to date on Dungeon’s Master.

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Dec 31 Holiday Dungeon Contest Winner
Dec 31 Greatest Hits 2009: Should Players Suffer When PCs Die?
Dec 30 Greatest Hits 2009: The Necromancer
Dec 29 Greatest Hits 2009: Psionics Suck!
Dec 28 Greatest Hits 2009: I’m Your Cleric, Not Your Bitch!
Dec 27 Greatest Hits 2009: Taking The Dungeon Out Of Dungeons & Dragons
Dec 26 Greatest Hits 2009: D&D Lego
Dec 25 Merry Christmas
Dec 24 Greatest Hits 2009: Are All Gamers Fat?
Dec 23 Greatest Hits 2009: What’s a +1 Sword?
Dec 22 Greatest Hits 2009: The Hangover: The Movie That Begs to Be a D&D Adventure
Dec 21 Greatest Hits 2009: Avoiding Death
Dec 20 Greatest Hits 2009: Keith Baker Answers 13 Questions
Dec 19 Greatest Hits 2009: The Gaming Jerk
Dec 18 Greatest Hits 2009
Dec 17 10 Ways To Get Your D&D Fix Over The Holidays
Dec 16 Holiday Dungeon Contest Update
Dec 16 What Do PCs Do For Fun?
Dec 15 New Moon Through the Eyes of a Hardcore D&D Fan
Dec 14 Skill Challenges In A Vacuum
Dec 11 Skill Challenge: Holiday Shopping
Dec 10 Tiers Of Play: Epic
Dec 9 Have You Entered the Holiday Dungeon Contest Yet?
Dec 9 Open Game Table Vol. 2: Call for Nominations
Dec 9 Attention Toronto Gamers: Huge Gaming Sale
Dec 8 Skill Challenge: Crafting Items
Dec 7 Always Train Your Worst Skills
Dec 4 Why You Want A Controller In Your Party
Dec 3 Dungeons & Dragons Is More Than A Roleplaying Game
Dec 3 The Holiday Dungeon Contest Is On
Dec 2 Playing Against Type
Dec 1 Month in Review: November 2009
Nov 30 Playing a Recognizable Archetype
Nov 27 LFR Magic Item Treasure Bundle List
Nov 26 Top 5 Fantasy Books Of All Time
Nov 25 Skill Challenge: The Kitchen Adventure
Nov 24 Brave Warrior, Heal Thyself
Nov 23 Using Rituals In Skill Challenges
Nov 20 Design a Holiday Dungeon Contest
Nov 19 An Interview With Eberron Author Don Bassingthwaite (Part 3)
Nov 18 10 Reminders for All D&D Players
Nov 17 One More Reason that Character Builder is Awesome
Nov 17 Necromancer: Epic Tier (Revised)
Nov 16 Skill Focus: Streetwise
Nov 13 Should Players Suffer When PCs Die?
Nov 12 An Interview With Eberron Author Don Bassingthwaite (Part 2)
Nov 11 Necromancer: Paragon Path (Revised)
Nov 10 Skill Focus: Nature
Nov 9 Weekend in the Realms 2009
Nov 6 The Art of D&D (Part 1)
Nov 5 Engaging Your Players
Nov 4 An Interview With Eberron Author Don Bassingthwaite (Part 1)
Nov 3 PHB3 First Look: The Seeker
Nov 2 Get a Real Job
Nov 1 Month in Review: October 2009
Oct 30 Necromancer: Heroic Tier (Revised)
Oct 29 Survive a Zombie Attack by Using the Zombie Survival Flowchart
Oct 29 Skill Challenge: Unlock the Phylactery
Oct 28 Skill Challenge: Find the Phylactery
Oct 27 Skill Focus: Religion
Oct 26 Using Fear: Scare the Player, Not the Character
Oct 23 Using Undead Intelligently
Oct 22 Changes are Coming to the RPG Bloggers Network, Update Your Blogroll
Oct 22 On The RPG Bloggers Network
Oct 21 Skill Focus: Diplomacy
Oct 20 D&D Party of One: Solo Adventuring (Part 3)
Oct 19 Benefits of Random Treasure
Oct 16 What Happened On The Day Of Mourning?
Oct 15 A Dragon’s Horde of D&D Resources
Oct 14 The Origin Of Dragonmarks
Oct 13 Skill Challenge: Battle for the Remote
Oct 9 Secrets of Eberron Revealed (Part 4)
Oct 8 All Men Are Created Equal… Except the Revenant
Oct 7 D&D Party of One: Solo Adventuring (Part 2)
Oct 6 The Necromancer
Oct 5 Top 10 of the Past 200
Oct 2 D&D Party of One: Solo Adventuring (Part 1)
Oct 1 Month in Review: September 2009
Sep 30 With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility
Sep 29 Skill Challenge: Babysitting the Brats
Sep 28 Review: Word of Traitors
Sep 25 I Wish for a Wish Spell in 4e D&D
Sep 24 Secrets Of Eberron Revealed (Part 3)
Sep 23 An Accidental Solution to the Slow Combat Problem
Sep 22 Styles Of Play
Sep 21 What Do You Look Like?
Sep 18 Preparing Red Herring in 6 Easy Steps
Sep 17 First Look PHB3: Skill Powers
Sep 16 Review: Corsair
Sep 15 Dungeon Master’s Guide 2: Skill Challenges
Sep 14 What Does World of Warcraft Have To Do With Your D&D Campaign?
Sep 11 Secrets of Eberron Revealed (Part 2)
Sep 10 Skill Challenge: Honour the Dead
Sep 9 Monsters on the Menu
Sep 8 More Tips for Speeding Up Your Game
Sep 4 Respect Your Faithful Servant Or Else…
Sep 3 Use Your Daily Powers Every Day
Sep 2 Keith Baker Answers 13 Questions
Sep 1 Month in Review: August 2009
Aug 31 Secrets of Eberron Revealed (Part 1)
Aug 28 Your Coin is No Good Here
Aug 27 Your AC Is What?!?
Aug 26 Skill Challenge: Back to School
Aug 25 Does Character Builder Limit Creativity?
Aug 24 Playing In An Unbalanced Party
Aug 21 Snakes On An Airship
Aug 20 Has Your Campaign Stalled? (Part 2)
Aug 19 An Open Letter to Wizards of the Coast on the D&D Championship
Aug 18 Wizards of the Coast: 2009-2010 Release Schedule
Aug 17 GenCon: D&D Championship Finals
Aug 17 GenCon: D&D Championship Semi-Finals
Aug 15 GenCon: D&D Championship
Aug 14 GenCon: Ultimate Dungeon Delve
Aug 13 Skill Challenge: Protect The Caravan
Aug 12 Game Starts In One Hour And You Aren’t Ready
Aug 11 Has Your Campaign Stalled? (Part 1)
Aug 10 Adventure Tools Through a Different Lens
Aug 8 Ameron’s GenCon Schedule
Aug 7 The Gaming Jerk
Aug 6 The Ultimate Character for the Ultimate Dungeon Delve
Aug 5 On Dragonmarks
Aug 4 Review: Dragon War
Aug 1 Month in Review: July 2009
Jul 31 Condition Tracker
Jul 30 DM Tips for Restarting a Retired Campaign
Jul 29 D&D Lego
Jul 28 Riding Off Into the Sunset: How to Retire a PC
Jul 27 Speed Up Your Game: Know When to Call the Fight
Jul 24 Skill Challenge: Find and Repair the Warforged Scout (Part 2)
Jul 23 Skill Challenge: Find and Repair the Warforged Scout (Part 1)
Jul 22 Be Gentle, It’s My First Time… Being the DM
Jul 21 How to Get Your Eberron Fix
Jul 20 Staff Picks
Jul 17 ENnie Award Nominations
Jul 16 Review: Divine Power
Jul 16 Keeping Promises: PHB3 First Look
Jul 15 Review: Eberron Campaign Guide
Jul 14 Intelligent Magic Items
Jul 13 What’s a +1 Sword?
Jul 10 Psionics Suck!
Jul 9 A Call for Heroes – Ultimate Dungeon Delve
Jul 8 The Hangover: The Movie That Begs to Be a D&D Adventure
Jul 7 Skill Challenge: Negotiations
Jul 6 Poll Results
Jul 3 Have Battlerager Fighters Been Fixed?
Jul 2 Lost in Eberron: Profiling Jack, Sawyer and Locke
Jul 1 From Where Do You Hail?
Jun 30 Month in Review: June 2009
Jun 29 Skill Matrix Update
Jun 26 Is Deities and Demigods a 4e Necessity?
Jun 25 Role vs Roll: Why I Play A Rogue
Jun 24 Character Motivation
Jun 23 Screw Morals, Just Keep the Game Moving
Jun 22 Skill Challenge Week – Roundup
Jun 22 Skill Aide: Dragonmarks
Jun 19 Skill Challenge: The Dungeon Crawl
Jun 18 Skill Challenge: Prison Break
Jun 17 Skill Challenge: Stormy Waters
Jun 16 Skill Challenge: Fixing The Lightning Rail
Jun 16 Skill Challenge: Maintaining the Karrnathi Army
Jun 15 Skill Challenge: The Princess Bride
Jun 14 Skill Challenge: Research
Jun 13 Skill Challenge Week
Jun 12 Are All Gamers Fat?
Jun 11 The Most Powerful Fighter is a Battlerager Fighter
Jun 11 GenCon Preview (Part 1)
Jun 9 Review: Eberron Player’s Guide
Jun 9 Review: Eberron Player’s Guide (Part 2)
Jun 8 Playing Two Characters
Jun 5 Big Bad Weapons
Jun 4 Adventuring Company Symbols
Jun 3 Fighting One Monster is Boring
Jun 2 Is The DDI Now A Must Have?
Jun 1 Month in Review: May 2009
May 29 In Anticipation of Eberron
May 28 100 Great Things About Dungeons and Dragons
May 27 One Page Dungeon Submission
May 26 Knowledge Is Power
May 25 10 Things I Learned at Worldwide D&D Game Day
May 23 Worldwide D&D Game Day – Monster Manual 2
May 22 Worldwide Game Day Characters
May 22 Rewards Beyond Experience
May 21 Deal The Most Damage
May 20 Change Is Coming To The DDI
May 19 What Monster Are You?
May 18 Skill Challenge: Skinning the Beast
May 15 You’re a Striker, He’s a Defender… Big Deal: Looking at Roles
May 14 Skill Focus: Athletics
May 13 Monster Manual 2: An Early Review
May 12 Skill Challenge: Playing With Fire
May 11 Desktop Killed The Tabletop Game
May 8 The Fighter as a Striker
May 7 Redefining Character Roles
May 6 Running Memorable Skill Challenges (Part 2)
May 5 Running Memorable Skill Challenges (Part 1)
May 4 Adventure Hook: The Town Meeting
May 1 Month in Review: April 2009
Apr 30 Module: The Guardians
Apr 29 Why We Do What We Do
Apr 28 Skill Challenge: Kidnap and Ransom (Part 2)
Apr 27 Skill Challenge: Kidnap and Ransom (Part 1)
Apr 24 New 4e House Rules
Apr 23 Campaign Design: Fleshing Out Your NPCs
Apr 22 Skill Focus: Bluff
Apr 21 Rangers: A Breed Apart
Apr 20 More Than Just Minions
Apr 17 Cheating in Dungeons & Dragons
Apr 16 Campaign Design: Politics and Groups of Influence
Apr 15 Skill Focus: Heal
Apr 14 I’m Your Cleric, Not Your Bitch!
Apr 13 Reputation (part 3)
Apr 11 Funny Feats
Apr 9 Reputation (part 2)
Apr 8 Skill Focus: Assisting (Part 2)
Apr 7 Taking the Dungeon Out of Dungeons & Dragons
Apr 6 Reputation (part 1)
Apr 6 Reputation (part 1)
Apr 3 Campaign Design: Geography
Apr 2 Skill Focus: Intimidate
Apr 1 Month in Review: March 2009
Mar 31 Don’t Skip the Slow Parts
Mar 30 Skill Matrix by Class and Race
Mar 30 Skill Matrix by Class
Mar 30 Skill Matrix by Race
Mar 27 Module: The Spy In Our Midst
Mar 26 The Spoils of War
Mar 25 Skill Focus: History
Mar 24 Dice
Mar 23 Skill Challenge: It’s Mine
Mar 22 Worldwide D&D Game Day 2009
Mar 20 Playing Really Smart Characters
Mar 19 Split the Party
Mar 18 Why Wizards Missed The Boat With The D&D Insider
Mar 17 How Many Classes Are Too Many?
Mar 16 Skill Challenge: Defend the Camp
Mar 13 Necromancer: Epic Tier
Mar 12 Playing Characters With Low Ability Scores
Mar 11 Skill Focus: Endurance
Mar 10 Overplayed Characters
Mar 9 Skill Challenge: Temple Treasure
Mar 7 Confessions of a Gamer
Mar 6 Campaign Design: Prevalence of Magic and Cosmology
Mar 5 Review: When Night Falls
Mar 4 Familiars Have Arrived
Mar 3 Where Are The Familiars?
Mar 2 Skill Challenge: Travelling Underground
Mar 1 Month in Review: February 2009
Feb 28 Campaign Design: Historical and Fictional References
Feb 27 Skill Focus: Assisting (Part 1)
Feb 26 Skill Challenge: Rightful Heir
Feb 25 Necromancer: Paragon Path
Feb 24 Avoiding Death (Part 2)
Feb 23 Skill Challenge: The Missing Ingredient
Feb 22 Skill Focus: Perception
Feb 21 Is A Blog Right For Your Game?
Feb 20 Campaign Design: Next Steps
Feb 19 Adjudicating and House Rules
Feb 18 Skill Challenge: Information Gamble
Feb 17 Skill Training
Feb 16 Skill Challenge: Ditch the Tail
Feb 15 Top 5 Fantasy Characters
Feb 14 Skill Challenge: Border Crossing
Feb 13 Campaign Design: Resources
Feb 12 Review: Adventurer’s Vault
Feb 11 Avoiding Death (Part 1)
Feb 10 Speeding Up Your Game
Feb 9 Skill Challenge: “X” Marks the Spot
Feb 8 What Alignment is Your DM?
Feb 7 Skill Challenge: The Waiting Game
Feb 6 Campaign Design: An Introduction
Feb 5 Skill Challenge: On the Road
Feb 4 Necromancer: Heroic Tier
Feb 3 Skill Challenge: I Didn’t Do It
Feb 2 Skill Challenge: Introduction
Feb 1 Welcome to Dungeon’s Master
Jan 31 Module: The Magistrate’s Daughter
Jan 14 Launching Soon

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