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Welcome to Dispatches from Raven Crowking’s Nest Volume II. Pull up a chair, set your drink near your hand, and let’s talk. That’s pretty much what this is. Chatting about games in general, and Dungeon Crawl Classics in particular.

As the name implies, Dispatches has its genesis in my blog, Raven Crowking’s Nest. Dispatches has a few advantages over the free blog versions of the same material. First off, the material has been re-edited, cleaned up, and in some cases expanded. Secondly, and perhaps most importantly, it is in print so that you can keep it on your gaming shelf. Finally, Dispatches will contain some new material as well…a “thank you” for your continued interest!

I have opinions – lots of them! – but I’m going to dispense with the “IMHO”s and “IME”s, and assume that you, the Gentle Reader, are smart enough to know that I am talking about my own opinions and experiences. And, if I am wrong in that assumption, feel free to tell me so!

This volume focuses on articles related to adventure design. Although these articles use the excellent Dungeon Crawl Classics system, the general principles are adaptable to almost any game system. 
This volume includes:
  • Basic Adventure Design
  • Using the Table to Your Advantage
  • Advanced Adventure Design
  • Killing Fields
  • How Much is Too Much?
  • Working For a Living, and
  • Your Dungeon Crawl Classics Monster Manual
Daniel J. Bishop, aka Raven Crowking, is the author of Bone Hoard of the Dancing Horror, Prince Charming Reanimator, The Dread God Al-Khazadar, Three Nights in Portsmouth, and more. Now he shares his tips for designing and running adventures with you!
     
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    Thilo G. [Featured Reviewer]
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    January 18th, 2017
    An Endzeitgeist.com review The second booklet of essays and thoughts by the eponymous Raven Crowking (aka Daniel J. Bishop) clocks in at 54 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page blank, leaving us with 50 pag [...]
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    October 18th, 2016
    Even as a long-time GM, I found Dispatches from the Raven Crowking Vol 2 helpful in improving my skills. The author explicitly states ideas that I may have stumbled upon intuitively and only half grasped. For example, the section on the use of Killin [...]
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