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Orcish Delicacy

Posted by Angel Rotherhithe on July 28, 2015

I learned the importance of languages during one session with some novice players and a couple of old hands at the game.

With the session underway, our intrepid party of 2nd level characters came across a barricade, manned by about three dozen Orcs. The party was outclassed. As the Orcs came down to take the party as prisoners, I happened to mention that they were chatting away happily.

One of my novices piped up, "Oh. I speak Orc. What are they saying?"

Not sure how this will pan out, I wrote the words on a piece of paper and handed it to her.

She immediately turned to the main fighter in the party, a Dwarf, and said, in a…

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GEN CON 2015

Posted by Table Titans on July 26, 2015

Toonhound Studios is going to GenCon!

GenCon Map

We’ll be set up in booth 2337 (listed as Table Titans in the program). You’ll find myself and the whole Table Titans crew there (Steve, Cory, and Brian). YAY! We’ll have some new stuff for sale at the show. Val vinyls and Farty Troll plushes as well as our usual assortment of goodies: Tee shirts, playmats, adventurer’s kits, Beholder Dice Bags, etc. Of course, if you're not able to make it to the show you can still get all this merch online at

We’re also taking commissions too! Steve Hamaker and I will be starting a commission list, I’ll be drawing and inking while Steve…

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HTales from the Table


The Finest Headgear

Posted by Seldon Griswald on July 23, 2015

I have a friend who favors playing Bards, not so much for their combat abilities, but for the benefits having a Bard in the party entails.

For instance, my character was a Half-Orc who had incredible Strength, Dexterity, and Intelligence, but only 8 Charisma. Because of this, my character almost never spoke. The Bard followed him around everywhere he went, speaking on his behalf and regaling everyone with tales of the "Great White Orc." The Bard would bluff his way through otherwise difficult situations, turning my quiet, reserved, and rather grumpy character into a folk hero of Paul Bunyan proportions.

Then there was the time he…

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