Behind the scenes in the Nerdarchy writers’ chat group, there’s been some discussion about creating a repository of pre-generated character builds for our readers, new players, or maybe even for Dungeon Masters to have on hand to pass out for their games. One of the chief requirements we decided on (if we end up doing […]
In an effort to combine the Nerdarchy YouTube channel and the website articles, I am drawing inspiration directly from this ArmorClass10.com-sponsored video. The subject at hand is gaming superstitions. To begin with let’s define the concept, shall we? Superstition is defined as “a widely held but unjustified belief in supernatural causation leading to certain consequences of […]
Episode 54 of Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One Monsters as player characters is a topic that has come up in our campaigns over the years. There something about breaking mold by playing the monster. Monstrous D&D Player Characters In Your Campaign Setting Yay or Nay Monstrous D&D Player Characters In Your Campaign Setting Yay or […]
You might be familiar with our Friday Open Legend game, Aether Skies. Doug, Dr. Bill and Ty have already done character builds for the game, and those articles were fascinating reads, so now I’m stepping up to the plate to shed some light on my contribution to the party. Like Ty, I’ve got spoilers ahead. […]
Episode 51 of Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One Here is a little something we created for 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons on the fly. We built an organization and new monk tradition. It also lead us down the road of creating new threats and villains. Gnome Monastery- Secret Order of the Chained Fist| Dungeons and […]
PTSD in gaming Alrighty, well many a statement has been made about PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Many a facet and corner of the internet is about how to diagnose yourself or whatever, and I only state whatever because that is not what this article is about. What this article is about is how […]
On Fridays at noon, the Nerdarchy crew as well as the writers here at the site have been playing an Open Legend tabletop RPG campaign live on YouTube. For those not familiar with the game, I thought I would offer up my own character, Israel Amadeus, as well as provide some info on his background and […]
The roleplaying community is typically populated with people who have strong tabletop roots. This isn’t surprising. After all, Dungeons & Dragons is a tabletop game. However, using dice and a rules system in meat space around a gaming table isn’t the only way to roleplay. There are a great many people who play-by-post instead.
Episode 48 of Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One We jump back into this episode with a little world building. This time we look at D&D elves in our campaign world. We have some cool ideas for elven kingdoms that we’ve yet to really explore with in the game world. We are really borrowing heavily from […]
Episode 47 Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One We delve into one of Nates campaigns for this GM tips. This is a game was running for players that aren’t Nerdarchy. Matter of fact he is the only nerdarchist in that game. Nate World Builds For New Players| Game Master Tips Nate World Builds For New Players| […]
Episode 43 of Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One Here is another one of our early Dungeons and Dragons Monster vids. Minotaur has been a favorite monster for our group from the beginning. My love for this monster has roots in Dragonlance. I’ve been hooked since I was first introduced to the character Kaz and Huma. […]
Episode 42 of Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One We had a viewer suggest a video for us to do. They wanted to see us do a mid-high level multi-class character builds. So of course we’ve obliged them. This is Nerdarchy’s first foray into creating a multi-class character build for 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons. We […]
Here we go again. I like top tens. They have a certain charm to them. Being a gamer, I get to see a lot of roles played by an amazing variety of people such as yourself. I know that they can be good, bad, or just plain hilarious. Can you think of the various role […]
Episode 40 of the Nerdarchy Podcast Year One. This was the first video n our pros and cons series for RPG genres. Fantasy seemed to be the appropriate place for Nerdarchy to start. It’s what we know best and have played the most of. It is probably our favorite genre by far. Tabletop Fantasy RPGs […]
On April 17, Nerdarchy released a video about Critical Failures and why to use them.