Calzone of Death and the Yawning Portal

So, on Saturday 12/29/2018 we (my heros and I, as DM,) went back to… Calzone Golem of Death. This mini adventure for the start of my version of Waterdeep. I have however gotten the Beadle and Grimes… their Platinum Edition of D&D’s WATERDEEP DRAGON HEIST. which is brilliant and fun to use. For this mini […]

Waterdeep: Dragon Heist… First Adventure Together For Lasagna!

We have started my version of the Waterdeep: Dragon Heist adventure. The hero’s have met at the Yawning Portal got to know each other and Durnan has taken a liking to this group and sent them on a quest for Lasagna… yes that’s right, Lasagna! He’s been hungry for it and thought they would be […]

Building a BADASS Character with Flaws

Building a BADASS Character with Flaws… The only thing as murky as a conspiracy is what’s happening in a D&D #TableTopGame… Interesting character types. Paranoid Conspiracy Theorist ~ Nothing’s as it seems or what we believed. You just know the Bartender is in league with the dark forces, and that’s why your life is so […]

Playing DnD, Making Characters and Finding Players

I started playing DnD, the first time, about 40 years ago. It’s was a great time and fun to play. My older brother and I started to go on adventures, me as a DM and he playing five characters. I played for about four years and then found a girlfriend… fell in love… and started […]

Dungeons and Dragons If You Ever Wanted To Know What It’s Like To Play

Dungeons and Dragons… Where the Dice Rule the Realm! Dungeons And Dragons… Where THE RAKESTRAW MAFIA started an adventure with low level charaters and are learning how to play the table top game right here on the internet and in our livingroom with a fun webseries. The brilliant heros, in the making, are getting ready… […]

How to be a Flawed DnD Character

Flaws change the PCs story and its tone. The whole picture of your character changes for the group and the DM. The big questions are how to be flawed? How many flaws do I need and can you buy them from a merchant, fantasy Costco, fastasy Amazon, Ebay… maybe Craigslist! Well… you can have as […]