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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Arcadia Issue 18 (5e OGL)

I’m a little late on my look at this month’s Arcadia, but there is a lot going on in Arcadia-ville. Not only do we have a new issue, but you can find VTT support on Roll20 for the first three issues of Arcadia. That includes monsters, mounts, subclasses, and adventures. So, if you are interested in the content of those

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Arcadia Issue 17 (5e OGL)

Let us now turn our attention once again to gaming, and looking at the bountiful content available to us. In particular, let’s take a look at Arcadia #17 from MCDM.  Disclaimer You may know the drill by now . . . I’m subscribed to the MCDM Patreon and I receive my own copy of Arcadia every month, however, I do

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Arcadia #16 (5e OGL)

What’s the date? Well, looks like its Arcadia the 16th. In other words, it’s time to take a look at this month’s Arcadia magazine from MCDM. This time around we’ve got three articles to look at, across 33 pages. Let’s jump in. Disclaimer As usual, I’ve been provided with a copy of Arcadia early so I can write a review.

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Arcadia #15 (5e OGL)

It’s April, and that means the flowers are in bloom, and the sun is shining, right up until it freezes over again, kills the young buds on the plants, and the gray expanse of despair dulls all joy and hope emanating from the sun. You know, Spring! It’s also time to look at this month’s issue of Arcadia from MCDM.

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What Do I Know About Crowdfunding? Flee, Mortals! (5e OGL)

This monster book snuck up on me. It must be an Ambusher. Okay, if you are wondering what I’m talking about, I’m going to look at the preview material for MCDM’s most recent Kickstarter, for their bestiary Flee, Mortals! Disclaimer James Introcaso at MCDM sent me the preview material early, which I read immediately, but haven’t had time to expound

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Arcadia Issue 14 (5e OGL)

It’s Arcadia O’clock again, and we’re going to be looking at the fourteenth issue of MCDM’s D&D 5e . . . er . . . 5e OGL magazine. Have I ever mentioned how hard it is to come up with introductions for these reviews and first impressions? Well, now I have. Disclaimer While I am a member of the MCDM

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Arcadia Issue 13 (5e OGL)

It’s time to take a look at the latest issue of Arcadia, moving into the second year of life for the magazine. I would feel the distinct encroachment of time if it weren’t for the fact that the last few years have scoured any sense of impending chronology from my psyche. That said, let’s dive into lucky number 13. Disclaimer

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Acadia Issue 12

I’m a bit late on this month’s issue of Arcadia. Turns out, there was some kind of monster book that came out last week, and I may have had a game and an online convention to prep for and . . . look, I let you all down, and I’m submitting myself for the Atonement version of the ceremony spell.

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Arcadia Issue 11

I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge that Arcadia has published 11 issues in one year, in addition to delivering the Kingdoms and Warfare PDF, the Illrigger class, and the Beastheart class. That’s a pretty impressive years’ worth of material. Now that we stopped to think about how much we’ve already seen in 2021, let’s take a look at

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What Do I Know About First Impressions? Beastheart and Monstrous Companions (5e OGL)

While working on the reviews and first impressions I was going to post on the blog, a quiet, stalking presence crept into my email inbox. When I wasn’t looking, it sprung itself on me, pinning me to the keyboard. Then I realized that James Introcaso had sprung his monstrous ally upon me. So, yeah, sit back and enjoy this first

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