Review: Dark Sun Campaign Setting, Part 4: Welcome to Athas

Now, after three posts devoted to player content from the Dark Sun Campaign Setting, we finally get to the DM content. And there is no shortage of stuff for DMs despite the decision to cram it all in the same 220 pages. None of it is insignificant in any way, and it comprises about half … Continue reading

Review: Dark Sun Campaign Setting, Part 2: More Player Options

In the first installment of my look at the Dark Sun Campaign Setting, I dug into the new builds provided by the book ¬†for existing classes and the two new races introduced. They’re all pretty cool, but one of the best things about this book is that it expands on the flavor possibilities of characters … Continue reading

Review: Dark Sun Campaign Setting, Part 1: New Races & Builds

Call me a disgusting fanboy, but I’m continuously impressed by the improved quality between every succeeding release in the 4th Edition product line. Each new supplement improves upon its predecessor, and it kind of makes me wish they did the much-maligned Keep on the Shadowfell the way they did HS1 Slaying Stone, and had the … Continue reading

An Intarwub Primer to Dark Sun

As Girlfriend DM already established in our previous post, we are totally hyped for Dark Sun. The second season of D&D Encounters will be focusing on the new setting featuring an adventure called “Fury of the Wastewalker,” which also seems to be the same adventure in the podcasts that are currently being released with Penny … Continue reading