Improv Comedy in Philadelphia with Alex Strang’s Movie Plotz

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Last Thursday evening I went out for some late night improv comedy in Philadelphia to see a live performance of Alex Strang’s “Movie Plotz” (based on his collaborative Hollywood movie pitch game of the same name) at the Philly Improv Theater a.k.a. PHIT housed in the enclave of Center City Philadelphia‘s comedy and theater scene […]

How To Speeks Goblin| Lock Pick

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This week’s webcomic we check in on our little green friends to see what they are up to. The first thing we find is one our goblin friends hard at work and up to no good. Not all goblins are thieves, but this one appears to be using some improvised thieves’ tools. They say goblin […]

Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition – Builds, Beasts, and Battles part 5: Savage Species

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I consider it a compliment that others have asked me to do this, and trust me to come up with fair “home brew” version of a Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition “Savage Species”. To this end, I have done some math, tweeked things up and down a bit, and visited the stables to study more […]

Dungeons and Dragons – Where do you get your inspiration for campaigns

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Hey Nerdarchy Friends, Nerdarchist Ted here.  Running a campaign in Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder or any other Tabletop Role-Playing Game is hard and writing material for said campaign can be even harder.  When doing so you have to predict possible actions your players will make and be prepared for the most obvious options but as […]

Looking for a Few Good Nerds for Nerdarchy’s Subreddit on Reddit

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Nate the Nerdarch is looking for a few good nerds for Nerdarchy ‘s subreddit on reddit. If that sentence excited you but you don’t know what is a subreddit or a reddit that’s okay. Reddit is a site that claims the title of “Front Page of the Internet” and if the internet was akin to […]

5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons Races- Crafting A Gnome Illusionist

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Nerdarchy recently did a video on 5th edition dungeons and dragons races the gnome. Which has led me to want to play one. For me gnome illusionist was one of the iconic characters from AD&D. The great thing about gnomes to me is they share a lot of the cool traits of dwarves when it […]

How To Speeks Goblin| Gnoming

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This week’s webcomic How To Speeks Goblin we explore a goblin favored past time. Young goblins will go out looking for a good time after over enjoying a night on the town. From the Urban Dictionary Gnoming. I have a feeling Our goblins have a completely different idea for what this past time means.   […]

Constructing A One Shot RPG Game For 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons

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Last Friday night I was home alone and not a RPG game to be played in sight. My regular group wasn’t available yet I still wanted to drop some funny shaped dice. So what is a gamer to do? I’ll tell you what I did. I reached out to the online RPG game community and […]

Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition – Monster Manual

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Hello fellow gamers, Nerdarchist Ted here.  Today I want to talk about the 5th edition Monster Manual for D&D.  I have been playing Dungeons and Dragons since second edition.  There have been many changes in style layout and information contained in each edition of the Dungeons and Dragons Monster Manual. The art styles of each […]

The Willing Suspension of Disbelief is Used to Create an Immersive RPG

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Even with the light from your torch the stairwell’s end cannot be seen. As you cautiously make your way down each step, the cracks and crevices on the sides of the wall quiver and writhe in time to the torch’s flickering flame.  Unseen cobwebs flutter against your eyes and face. There is a rushing sound […]