Battle for Owainsguard

This past weekend, I played in an AD&D2¬†campaign with a few older friends (and I didn’t have to DM!). The setup was definitely different than anything I had experienced before; a dungeon with a timed ending in mind. It was very difficult to maneuver even at level 15, although I had a lot of fun.

I’ll summarize some of the things that went on!

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“DM Rhys, Which Edition Should I Play?”

In my five years of playing, I’ve managed to make my way through most of the Editions of the game. I’ve played AD&D 2nd Edition, 3.5, 4e, and a singular session of 5. Out of those, it’s 4e by quite a landslide, although that isn’t a popular opinion held by many other DMs online. I personally enjoy this Edition so much because of the sheer amount of resources available online for free, the ease of encounters (for the DM), as well as it was the Edition I was introduced to the Dungeons and Dragons franchise with.

However, due to not playing the Original D&D, as well as various expansions, 3.0, and more of 5 than I have; I had to do a little investigating amongst my friends, and online. Something to remember while reading this is that these games do not exist in a vacuum – the only way to choose which one is truly “the best” is to play it and experience it for yourself. Continue reading