A true confession: I've only played with miniatures a few times in my life. Most of the time, my buddies and I do D&D over google hangouts, using no visuals (other than occasional screen-sharing). While playing my budget version of D&D, I've picked up a couple tricks for making theater of the mind combat smooth and fun.
I’ve written before about how much I rely on tweaking pre-written adventure modules. It’s a great way to save time on adventure prep - start with the bones, and then add your own flesh. And muscles, and a stomach, and other organs. If you’ve listened to (or read) the Chronicles, you might notice the way … Continue reading D&D Adventure Review – Wreck Ashore