Month: December 2021

Text reads Port of Entry 2021 Recap

Port of Entry 2021 Recap

At the heart of Variant Ventures is the desire to “break down the gates that bar entry to the TTRPG hobby.” From this goal, Port of Entry was born, designed to make Dungeons and Dragons more accessible to new comers. Below you will find the 2021 collection of Port of Entry articles. It is my …

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Holiday Fun for TTRPGs

With the holiday season well upon us, I like to add a little bit of holiday cheer to my TTRPGs. For the gaming group here at Variant Ventures, this usually includes a holiday-themed one-shot, a weather change in our ongoing game, and sometimes a visit by the jolly guy in a red suit. So if …

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Text reads World of Wyldrvir

World of Wyldrvir

While Dungeons and Dragons may have brought Variant Ventures together initially, the love for storytelling at the table continues to grow as we learn more TTRPG systems. In looking for new content, I discovered World of Wyldrvir. Here are some things I love about the system.  Initially, what sets World of Wyldrvir apart for me …

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War Talk – Box Barrage

Welcome Back, Variants! Following last week’s blast of a post about artillery and indirect fire, I’d like to talk about Box Barrages today. A box barrage is a form of artillery fire that falls around a specific part of the battlefield, with the aim of preventing escape or reinforcement of that area.  For a Box …

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BINGO Month

December is BINGO month and, as the resident BINGO-enthused Variant, I cannot let this special time of year pass by without sharing some fun tidbits about this classic gambling game. The stigma around BINGO is that it is an old person’s game, but I would like to challenge that stereotype. I believe that BINGO is …

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