Mixed Signals

Straight-forward gaming

The digital edition of the 5e Dragonlance Shadow of the Dragon Queen pre-order has been delivered, and I eagerly read through it in a day. I've been waiting for this book since the start of 5th Edition, but I wasn't sure what its scope would be. Now I know when in Krynn's long history the book is...

The third book in the original Dragonlance trilogy is Dragons of Spring Dawning and it's one of those concluding novels that just doesn't pull any punches. Takhisis is real, Lord Soth is lurking in the shadows, Tanis has ruined the party's chance of success, Laurana is kidnapped, and Raistlin wiel...

The second book in the original Dragonlance trilogy is Dragons of Winter Night and it's exactly what you might expect from a middle book. The party is split, new enemies are revealed, there's betrayal and strife, and portents of a dismal future. But there are also some important discoveries in thi...

As many players in my D&D games could tell you, my default halfling NPCs are almost always misplaced kender (they do tend to travel an awful lot). Dragon orbs are my default MacGuffin for one shots. Krynn feels like home to me, and while I can't claim to have read all Dragonlance books (there are lo...


Listen!

We have heard of the thriving of the Danish kings,

How they flourished in days long past,

How those royal athelings earned their glory!



With this adjuration to 'Listen!' begins one of the most important stories in English letters. Any serious student of literature will ha...

Having recently reread Dragons of Autumn Twilight, I naturally continue with the original Dragonlance books to this, Dragons of Winter Night. Once again proving that my fondness for the series and setting is not due only to nostalgia, this book continues the exciting story of Krynn's battle aga...

I first read Dragonlance books a long time ago, as a kid. I didn't remember much about the books, only that it featured characters who were real and vitally important to me, and that Krynn was D&D in my mind until, I guess, I discovered the Forgotten Realms.

I recently had a chance to pick th...