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D&D Is Not A War Game

I am sure it will come as no surprise to my fellow Variants that I really enjoy the combat in Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. While a good chunk of the rules for players are combat oriented, its is important to remember the title of this post. D&D is not a war game.  Before you …

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New Year, New Plans

Welcome to the new year, Variants! Variant Ventures had some amazing things go on in 2021, as Variant Kait covered in her year in review recap.  I do want to personally thank everyone for their support of Variant Ventures, and my personal content. But that’s not why we are here today! I have some plans …

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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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