Hey, #StatRollers! Watch the video below to find out who the winner of the RollStats 100 subscriber Dungeons and Dragons book giveaway is! Thanks to all who participated, I appreciate you all more than you’ll ever know! I’m looking forward to another hundred subscribers, or another thousand subscribers, or another ten thousand subscribers! The more... Continue Reading →
The Best Dungeons & Dragons Advice for New Players
Hey, #StatRollers! Last week I posted a piece entitled "What do I need to get started with Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition?" It was intended to be a beginner's guide to what a brand new player would need to have or purchase to get started in the Dungeons & Dragons hobby. I got a message from... Continue Reading →
One Lucky YouTube Subscriber will WIN One These 3 D&D Books!
Hey there StatRollers! I recently launched a RollStats YouTube page where I have been creating new videos every Tuesday and Thursday featuring Dungeons & Dragons RPG discussion and theory, along with reviews of Dungeons & Dragons RPG Products and Accessories, both new and old. And today I want to take a few minutes to talk... Continue Reading →
Dungeons and Dragons is Better Without the DM Screen
Hey there StatRollers! Let me play Dungeon Master for a moment and set the scene for you. Your D&D party has been adventuring for months. They have uncovered deep and intricate plot hooks, dealt with nefarious ne'er do well NPCs, tracked through miles of desolate wasteland and delved down into the deepest, darkest, most dangerous... Continue Reading →
Dungeons and Dragons Rules Cyclopedia Review and Comparison
Hey interwebs, today we're going to be talking about the Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia: what is it; what's it used for; and where can you find it, specifically where can you pick it up today without it costing you an arm and a leg? The other day I was out on YouTube checking out... Continue Reading →
RollStats Has a D&D YouTube channel!
I have officially launched a Dungeons & Dragons YouTube channel for RollStats! And I know what you're thinking! You’re thinking, “Why is there another guy sitting in front of a shelf full of books talking about nerdy stuff”? Well. Because nerdy stuff is awesome, and I want to talk about nerdy stuff. So, I’ll be... Continue Reading →
Adding a Morale Mechanic to Dungeons & Dragons 5e
I am not new to the concept of role playing games, but I am relatively new to the Dungeons & Dragons 5e core rules set. And, while there are many things I like about the game, like the advantage mechanic, the inspiration mechanic, and the inclusion of backgrounds, there are also some things I don't... Continue Reading →
Why is the CR System in Dungeons & Dragons 5e so Complicated?
For the past week or so I've been talking about different aspects of the Dungeons & Dragons 5e core rules set that make it a great RPG. The different game mechanics like advantage, inspiration, and character backgrounds. So today, I thought I would switch it up a bit and talk about an aspect of the... Continue Reading →
Using Minis Vs. Theatre of the Mind in your Dungeons & Dragons 5e Game
When I first began playing Dungeons & Dragons (way back before the interwebs, in the 80's) I never used minis. Sure... During complicated encounters, I might draw locations on paper, or use dice just to keep track of where everyone was, but for the most part, I just used my imagination. Not because I had... Continue Reading →
Dungeons & Dragons 5e Backgrounds
For the past week or so I've been talking about different aspects of the Dungeons & Dragons 5e core rules set that make it a great RPG. The different game mechanics like advantage and inspiration. So today, I thought I would talk about another aspect of the D&D 5e system that I think is fantastic,... Continue Reading →