Articles by Robert

Sailors know full well the dangers of the sea: monsters, accidents, illness, and other misfortunes are an ever-present plague. But sometimes the worst danger that befall sailors (and other people who live and work near the sea) doesn’t strike from the ocean depths. Instead it strikes while on land, when…

The background system for Dungeons and Dragons is one of the most inspired additions to the rules set. Players have a lot of wonderful options that can inspire some great role-playing. For this month, since the Outlander was the only background that was completely nature-focused, we decided to add some…

Away from the walls of civilization, in the ill defined wilds lurking at the edge of the maps, there are monsters. For the month of June we are going to turn away from the cities and towns, and focus on the space where the monsters live. New archetypes, backgrounds, and…

Investigation is an aspect that always seems to be baked into horror. Modern investigation procedural TV shows tend to have an element of the horrific, whether in the depiction of bodies, or in the gruesome clues which helps them track and find killers. Even in Curse of Strahd, the setting…

This is a short follow up, or short, to another article. I cooked this up to support the Anunna Hound article we posted earlier in the week. Just a little something to give more martial hounds some more options, and improve their racial abilities. As always feats are optional, always ask…

There is a long history of adventuring groups that have an animal sidekick of one form or another, from the Mabari Hound and Dogmeat in your favorite video games, the Dire Wolves in Game of Thrones, to the members of Mysteries Incorporated. The genre is full of characters who have…

I’m proud to announce we will be having a monthly segment on the Super Board Bros podcast. The first episode we are in is up you can give us a listen right here! Our part is at 3:10:36 where Trevor and myself talk about our favorite articles on the site, and then…