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#29 Only the Wind... #29 Only the Wind... Another wonderful example of messing with your players' minds. They know that you're going to spring nasty traps on them - they simply don't know ...
#28 Dear Diary... #28 Dear Diary... Ah, yes - the joy of finding a clue. One should always give credit to the words of a dead man, right? Of course, that is assuming that the dead m...
#27 Happy Halloween 2009 #27 Happy Halloween 2009 I don't think that it's fair to call this "filler". I prefer to refer to it as a "holiday special" - after all, we planned in advance to do this. ...
#26 Religious Tolerence #26 Religious Tolerence Who knew that religion could be such an inconvenience? It would be so much simpler to just have a faceless force give you magical band aids whenev...
#25 Morality and Prisoners #25 Morality and Prisoners Ahh, the eternal question of what to do with that evil prisoner. It's not like there is a convenient police station to take him to. It's not like...
#24 Not if I Can Help it... #24 Not if I Can Help it... As embarassing as it may be to have your comrades save you from self-inflicted terminal stupidity, it's preferable to having to roll up a new chara...
#23 With Friends Like These... #23 With Friends Like These... This is another strip based off of an actual gaming session. I truly could not believe it when the mage's player stated that he would actually sla...
#22 Gentle Persuasion #22 Gentle Persuasion What's the best way to keep an eye on a suspicious NPC? Why, send him to the forefront of the hottest battle, of course! If he's honest, he'll hel...
#21 Friendly Faces #21 Friendly Faces Technically, I guess that they could just say, "Hi, we're here to kill you." But if they have some sort of subtle plan, that would probably wreck ...
#20 Things Get Worse #20 Things Get Worse Aw, c'mon. Give the DM ideas. It's more fun when he uses your own fears against you!

Also, yay for Rich for recycling the tried and true "outr...
#19 Here Comes the Cavalry #19 Here Comes the Cavalry Steve is not about to look a gift horse in the mouth - if Brad's roleplay is good, he'll gladly take it (even if it is accidental). Sure, Brad was...
#18 Chill Out! #18 Chill Out! Faustus learns a lesson the hard way - just because you *can* stab something doesn't always mean that you should. Sometimes, it is better to run a...
#17 Enter the B.B.G. #17 Enter the B.B.G. Any fan of horror movies knows full well that when the protagonists split up, something bad is going to befall one or more of them. So naturally, ...
#16 Just Playing my Character (part two) #16 Just Playing my Character (part two) I wish that I could make this stuff up. These events actually happened in a game that I DMed. Of course, the mage's player had a good point - if ...
#15 Just Playing my Character (part one) #15 Just Playing my Character (part one) Ah, the lengths that a player will go to justify something in the name of "playing my character". Of course, it's most entertaining for the DM whe...
#14 Combat ADD #14 Combat ADD Now that the immediate threat of freezing to death has been removed, the party can get back to doing the important stuff: killing monsters.

Sure...
#13 I See a Trend #13 I See a Trend An adventure where you *don't* have to worry about something jumping out and grabbing you? Where is the fun in that?

Also, Dalana looks way coo...
#12 Something Stinks... #12 Something Stinks... Is this seriously a dangerous situation, or is the DM messing with my head? That is the question that a player must ask.

A good DM threatens ...
#11 Final Rites? #11 Final Rites? Yes, we have our first actual battle! Panel four is one of my favorites of the strip to date - the artist did a great job capturing the fight betw...
#10 Things Get Tight #10 Things Get Tight DM's dearly love these sorts of encounters. No matter what the party does, someone is going to get hurt - providing the DM with some serious comic...
#9 The Gate #9 The Gate Apparently, it's going to take Brad a little while to adjust to a different way of doing things. If you're not playing an uber-strong hulk, not ev...
#8 All Aboard the Adventure Railroad! #8 All Aboard the Adventure Railroad! It never fails. The DM has put in hours of time planning for the adventure, he's taken into account what sorts of players he has and what they are...
#7 EVIL! #7 EVIL! I love Ladan's look of righteous fury. Great job by Tiana of making something silly look so cool.

For the record, I'm not 100% happy with the &...
#6 Character Introductions #6 Character Introductions The first time I saw the art for the in game characters, I knew that I had made the correct choice of an artist. Tiana has done a great job of cap...
#5 The Ladies' Man #5 The Ladies' Man I personally despise the "you all meet in a tavern" bit. It's pretty much standard operating proceedure for me in games that I DM to for...
#4 Different Strokes #4 Different Strokes Ahh, the joys of character creation. Gamers pore over rulebooks - some look for inspiration, more look for loopholes to help them "win"....
#3 We are the Knights who Say... #3 We are the Knights who Say... Has there ever been a D&D group that didn't do this from time to time? Someone makes a Monty Python & the Holy Grail reference, and it all...
#2 What I Want to Be #2 What I Want to Be Ahh, the first actual joke for this comic strip. With solid gold material like this, you'll be awaiting every single post with bated breath, right?
#1 Introductions #1 Introductions The long awaited moment has come - we have a live comic!

Is this strip particularly groundbreaking? Nope. Does it do much besides introduce ...
#30 Ask a Stupid Question... #30 Ask a Stupid Question... If the DM isn't careful, players come to expect goodies at every step of the adventure. To keep the game realistic, you have to be sure that any t...
#31 Funny is in the Eye of the Beholder #31 Funny is in the Eye of the Beholder They key to making players paranoid is to expose them to familiar situations, while making sure that the results of those encounters are never quit...
#32 O Steve, Live Forever #32 O Steve, Live Forever Mocking the DM is one thing, but don't take it too far - and be sure to at least pretend to listen to the descriptive text he's come up with for yo...
#33 He Just Never Quits... #33 He Just Never Quits... Well, we all knew that this was coming. Eventually, those missing corpses were going to turn up somewhere. Too bad it had to be at a really inopp...
#34 Extra #1: "Funny" D&D Jokes, Courtesy of Rich #34 Extra #1: "Funny" D&D Jokes, Courtesy of Rich My latest script included too much art for Tiana to fit into the normal deadline. Rather than leave us high and dry, however, she took it upon her...
#34: Extra #1: "Funny" D&D Jokes, Courtesy of Rich #34: Extra #1: "Funny" D&D Jokes, Courtesy of Rich My latest script included too much art for Tiana to fit into the normal deadline. Rather than leave us high and dry, however, she took it upon her...
#33: He Just Never Quits... #33: He Just Never Quits... Well, we all knew that this was coming. Eventually, those missing corpses were going to turn up somewhere. Too bad it had to be at a really inopp...
#32: O Steve, Live Forever #32: O Steve, Live Forever Mocking the DM is one thing, but don't take it too far - and be sure to at least pretend to listen to the descriptive text he's come up with for yo...
#31: Funny is in the Eye of the Beholder #31: Funny is in the Eye of the Beholder They key to making players paranoid is to expose them to familiar situations, while making sure that the results of those encounters are never quit...
#30: Ask a Stupid Question... #30: Ask a Stupid Question... If the DM isn't careful, players come to expect goodies at every step of the adventure. To keep the game realistic, you have to be sure that any t...
#29: Only the Wind... #29: Only the Wind... Another wonderful example of messing with your players' minds. They know that you're going to spring nasty traps on them - they simply don't know ...
#28: Dear Diary... #28: Dear Diary... Ah, yes - the joy of finding a clue. One should always give credit to the words of a dead man, right? Of course, that is assuming that the dead m...
#27: Happy Halloween 2009 #27: Happy Halloween 2009 I don't think that it's fair to call this "filler". I prefer to refer to it as a "holiday special" - after all, we planned in advance to do this. ...
#26: Religious Tolerence #26: Religious Tolerence Who knew that religion could be such an inconvenience? It would be so much simpler to just have a faceless force give you magical band aids whenev...
#25: Morality and Prisoners #25: Morality and Prisoners Ahh, the eternal question of what to do with that evil prisoner. It's not like there is a convenient police station to take him to. It's not like...
#24: Not if I Can Help it... #24: Not if I Can Help it... As embarassing as it may be to have your comrades save you from self-inflicted terminal stupidity, it's preferable to having to roll up a new chara...
#23: With Friends Like These... #23: With Friends Like These... This is another strip based off of an actual gaming session. I truly could not believe it when the mage's player stated that he would actually sla...
#22: Gentle Persuasion #22: Gentle Persuasion What's the best way to keep an eye on a suspicious NPC? Why, send him to the forefront of the hottest battle, of course! If he's honest, he'll hel...
#21: Friendly Faces #21: Friendly Faces Technically, I guess that they could just say, "Hi, we're here to kill you." But if they have some sort of subtle plan, that would probably wreck ...
#20: Things Get Worse #20: Things Get Worse Aw, c'mon. Give the DM ideas. It's more fun when he uses your own fears against you!

Also, yay for Rich for recycling the tried and true "outr...
#19: Here Comes the Cavalry #19: Here Comes the Cavalry Steve is not about to look a gift horse in the mouth - if Brad's roleplay is good, he'll gladly take it (even if it is accidental). Sure, Brad was...
#18: Chill Out! #18: Chill Out! Faustus learns a lesson the hard way - just because you *can* stab something doesn't always mean that you should. Sometimes, it is better to run a...
#17: Enter the B.B.G. #17: Enter the B.B.G. Any fan of horror movies knows full well that when the protagonists split up, something bad is going to befall one or more of them. So naturally, ...
#16: Just Playing my Character (part two) #16: Just Playing my Character (part two) I wish that I could make this stuff up. These events actually happened in a game that I DMed. Of course, the mage's player had a good point - if ...
#15: Just Playing my Character (part one) #15: Just Playing my Character (part one) Ah, the lengths that a player will go to justify something in the name of "playing my character". Of course, it's most entertaining for the DM whe...
#14: Combat ADD #14: Combat ADD Now that the immediate threat of freezing to death has been removed, the party can get back to doing the important stuff: killing monsters.

Sure...
#13: I See a Trend #13: I See a Trend An adventure where you *don't* have to worry about something jumping out and grabbing you? Where is the fun in that?

Also, Dalana looks way coo...
#12: Something Stinks... #12: Something Stinks... Is this seriously a dangerous situation, or is the DM messing with my head? That is the question that a player must ask.

A good DM threatens ...
#11: Final Rites? #11: Final Rites? Yes, we have our first actual battle! Panel four is one of my favorites of the strip to date - the artist did a great job capturing the fight betw...
#10: Things Get Tight #10: Things Get Tight DM's dearly love these sorts of encounters. No matter what the party does, someone is going to get hurt - providing the DM with some serious comic...
#9: The Gate #9: The Gate Apparently, it's going to take Brad a little while to adjust to a different way of doing things. If you're not playing an uber-strong hulk, not ev...
#8: All Aboard the Adventure Railroad! #8: All Aboard the Adventure Railroad! It never fails. The DM has put in hours of time planning for the adventure, he's taken into account what sorts of players he has and what they are...
#7: EVIL! #7: EVIL! I love Ladan's look of righteous fury. Great job by Tiana of making something silly look so cool.

For the record, I'm not 100% happy with the &...
#6: Character Introductions #6: Character Introductions The first time I saw the art for the in game characters, I knew that I had made the correct choice of an artist. Tiana has done a great job of cap...
#5: The Ladies' Man #5: The Ladies' Man I personally despise the "you all meet in a tavern" bit. It's pretty much standard operating proceedure for me in games that I DM to for...
#4: Different Strokes #4: Different Strokes Ahh, the joys of character creation. Gamers pore over rulebooks - some look for inspiration, more look for loopholes to help them "win"....
#3: We are the Knights who Say... #3: We are the Knights who Say... Has there ever been a D&D group that didn't do this from time to time? Someone makes a Monty Python & the Holy Grail reference, and it all...
#2: What I Want to Be #2: What I Want to Be Ahh, the first actual joke for this comic strip. With solid gold material like this, you'll be awaiting every single post with bated breath, right?
#1: Introductions #1: Introductions The long awaited moment has come - we have a live comic!

Is this strip particularly groundbreaking? Nope. Does it do much besides introduce ...
#35: A Dead End... #35: A Dead End... Never underestimate the power of mooks - especially if they come back again and again. Individually, they might be a breeze, but in a horde that y...
#36: What Took You So Long? #36: What Took You So Long? I have been asked why Rich/Ladan had not been turning the undead already - I think that Rich sums it up well. What's the point in turning a lone z...
#37: Promo Poster: Reservoir Dogs #37: Promo Poster: Reservoir Dogs From time to time, we will place up one of these promo posters as filler. Tiana will be doing them as parodies of real films.

If you ask me, ...
#38: So Much for that Romance... #38: So Much for that Romance... So much for those romantic notions. So one of two things happen now, right? Either Steve avenges his broken heart on Amy's hapless character, or ...
#39: Aw, Don't be so Paranoid! #39: Aw, Don't be so Paranoid! This seems almost too obvious. Can Steve resist the lure of using the statues to make the PCs wish they were never born?

Probably not.
#40: The Wisdom of Han Solo #40: The Wisdom of Han Solo I have to give props where they are due. The main idea for this script came from my wife, who by her own admission, does not "get" the comic. Sti...
#41: Happy New Year 2010 #41: Happy New Year 2010 Yay for more filler posters!

As we wrap up 2009, please allow me a quick moment of mushiness. I'd like to give a special thanks to our wonder...
#42: Rock Solid Humor #42: Rock Solid Humor Now hear this! Effective immediately, Loaded Dice will now update on a Tuesday/Friday schedule. This is to accomodate Tiana's new work schedule. ...
#43: Of Plans and Bait... #43: Of Plans and Bait... Once again, a D&D party comes up with a convoluted plan to counteract the DM's schemes. Like any "good" plan, it will require precise timing, mult...
#44: The End of Loaded Dice? #44: The End of Loaded Dice? Ladies and gentlemen, Loaded Dice is NOT going away. After life got in my way and threw me off for a long time, Tiana has taken up other interests...
#45: He Has my Vote! #45: He Has my Vote! After much fanfare, Loaded Dice proudly presents the first strip with our new artist, Lyra Logan! We had some bumps in the road (mostly due to wac...
Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #1 - Pilot Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #1 - Pilot Today's comic is a guest strip brought to us by the Red Dragon Inn's own Roger Briant and Lance Card (aka Alacrity and Bromern Sal).

RPG Myth ...
#45 He Has my Vote! #45 He Has my Vote! After much fanfare, Loaded Dice proudly presents the first strip with our new artist, Lyra Logan! We had some bumps in the road (mostly due to wac...
#44 The End of Loaded Dice? #44 The End of Loaded Dice? Ladies and gentlemen, Loaded Dice is NOT going away. After life got in my way and threw me off for a long time, Tiana has taken up other interests...
#43 Of Plans and Bait... #43 Of Plans and Bait... Once again, a D&D party comes up with a convoluted plan to counteract the DM's schemes. Like any "good" plan, it will require precise timing, mult...
#42 Rock Solid Humor #42 Rock Solid Humor Now hear this! Effective immediately, Loaded Dice will now update on a Tuesday/Friday schedule. This is to accomodate Tiana's new work schedule. ...
#41 Happy New Year 2010 #41 Happy New Year 2010 Yay for more filler posters!

As we wrap up 2009, please allow me a quick moment of mushiness. I'd like to give a special thanks to our wonder...
#40 The Wisdom of Han Solo #40 The Wisdom of Han Solo I have to give props where they are due. The main idea for this script came from my wife, who by her own admission, does not "get" the comic. Sti...
#39 Aw, Don't be so Paranoid! #39 Aw, Don't be so Paranoid! This seems almost too obvious. Can Steve resist the lure of using the statues to make the PCs wish they were never born?

Probably not.
#38 So Much for that Romance... #38 So Much for that Romance... So much for those romantic notions. So one of two things happen now, right? Either Steve avenges his broken heart on Amy's hapless character, or ...
#37 Promo Poster: Reservoir Dogs #37 Promo Poster: Reservoir Dogs From time to time, we will place up one of these promo posters as filler. Tiana will be doing them as parodies of real films.

If you ask me, ...
#36 What Took You So Long? #36 What Took You So Long? I have been asked why Rich/Ladan had not been turning the undead already - I think that Rich sums it up well. What's the point in turning a lone z...
#35 A Dead End... #35 A Dead End... Never underestimate the power of mooks - especially if they come back again and again. Individually, they might be a breeze, but in a horde that y...
#46 Told Ya So #46 Told Ya So Is it wrong of me to gush ridiculously about the new art? Check out all of the little touches - the different expressions, the character sheets on...
#47 I Hate When He Does That #47 I Hate When He Does That A little late in posting today, but hey, we have a new strip on the correct day!

Once again, lots of awesome details - Red Dragon Inn members mi...
Filler: And it's a Filler... Filler: And it's a Filler... Well, rats. Doesn't look like we are quite back on schedule yet, but we're not far off. At any rate, Lyra did whip up a very cool little filler s...
Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #2 - Chain Mail Bikini Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #2 - Chain Mail Bikini So today, we proudly bring you Myth Breakers #2, where Alacrity and Bromern test the relative merits of the chain mail bikini on a female warrior.
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Filler: Fan Art - Amy Cosplaying Dalana Filler: Fan Art - Amy Cosplaying Dalana Today's comic is our third filler in a row. What the heck is going on?

Well, hadn't been in contact with our artist, Lyra, in about a week. T...
#48 Is Chivalry Dead? #48 Is Chivalry Dead? Here we are - another new strip (finally)!

Lyra has been in the hospital for a burst appendix... best wishes for her continued recovery.

With...
#49 Speak for Yourself! #49 Speak for Yourself! Finally, we have a new strip up and live. Good news: Lyra's tablet situation looks to be resolved. We may actually be back to a normal schedule!
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#50 Didn't See That One Coming #50 Didn't See That One Coming Once again, Lyra has put together a superb piece of art. Once again, I sucked in trying to get it lettered and up on time. Once again, my auto po...
#51 Wow, How Dramatic! #51 Wow, How Dramatic! Check it out, a new strip, up (pretty much) on schedule!

Love the awesome art here - particularly Ray in his condescending pose.

Oh, and BTW ...
Filler: Life Through the Eyes... Filler: Life Through the Eyes... C'mon, you didn't think that we'd be able to complete that battle yet, did you?

Seriously, the issue with the delay is all on me and starting th...
Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #3 - Stealth in Armor Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #3 - Stealth in Armor It's been long enough - enjoy the latest installment of RPG Myth Breakers! Today's episode deals with one of those items that make every DM cringe...
#52 Props to William Shatner #52 Props to William Shatner First of all, check out the new logo! I was never really in love with the old one... this one speaks to me much more than the old one did. Is tha...
#53 Do I Have to Say It? #53 Do I Have to Say It? The wait is over - enjoy the new strip!

First off, let me share some news - Loaded Dice is now on twitter (follow us @ldcomic. Tune in there to...
Filler: My Little Pony... Filler: My Little Pony... So, a week or two ago, when we were in the midst of our comic desert, I appealed to pretty much anyone who would listen to pretty please do a guest...
Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #4: The Pen and the Sword Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #4: The Pen and the Sword We've had a little art problem with our regular strip, but fortuately for us, RPG Myth Breakers is here with a new episode!

Next time, the DM sh...
#54 Twisted Mind of the DM #54 Twisted Mind of the DM Check it out - new strip is up! I think that the tentacle monster in the bottom right is my new hero.

Lyra tried some new things with the art t...
Filler: Roll for Save... Filler: Roll for Save... If you don't get the joke, I'll explain it.

This is a pun relating back to 2nd edition D&D (also known as Advanced Dungeons and Dragons). Back ...
#55 A Burning Desire #55 A Burning Desire So, Lyra has reappeared among the living - and brought a fantastic new strip with her.

Your attention, please: as of this posting, Loaded Dice i...
Filler: The New Adventure Filler: The New Adventure While this may not be a regular installment, it's only incrementally less satisfying, in my book. I love the way that Lyra "set the mood" in the b...
#62 The Final Battle (Part Two) #62 The Final Battle (Part Two) Check us out, folks - two updates, in the same week, ON TIME! How about that?

Annick is experimenting some with the art style. In this strip (...
#56 Of Bravado and Stupidity... #56 Of Bravado and Stupidity... Here we ae, creeping ever closer to the finale of the current story arc. Will the party survive? Will they vanquish Steve's bg bad guy? Will they...
Filler: Deranged Mind Filler: Deranged Mind I may have mentioend to Lyra that I thought a tentacle monster would make a great filler. I may have even mentioned it twice without realize that ...
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Filler: A Quick RPG Survival Guide Filler: A Quick RPG Survival Guide Today's guest strip is brought to us by Nina Anima of Cat's Eyes. Thanks very much, Nina!

It's pretty awesome when someone that you don't reall...
#0 RPG Myth Breakers #3 - Stealth in Armor #0 RPG Myth Breakers #3 - Stealth in Armor It's been long enough - enjoy the latest installment of RPG Myth Breakers! Today's episode deals with one of those items that make every DM cringe...
#0 Life Through the Eyes... #0 Life Through the Eyes... C'mon, you didn't think that we'd be able to complete that battle yet, did you?

Seriously, the issue with the delay is all on me and starting th...
#0 Fan Art - Amy Cosplaying Dalana #0 Fan Art - Amy Cosplaying Dalana Today's comic is our third filler in a row. What the heck is going on?

Well, hadn't been in contact with our artist, Lyra, in about a week. T...
#0 RPG Myth Breakers #2 - Chain Mail Bikini #0 RPG Myth Breakers #2 - Chain Mail Bikini So today, we proudly bring you Myth Breakers #2, where Alacrity and Bromern test the relative merits of the chain mail bikini on a female warrior.
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#0 And it's a Filler... #0 And it's a Filler... Well, rats. Doesn't look like we are quite back on schedule yet, but we're not far off. At any rate, Lyra did whip up a very cool little filler s...
#0 RPG Myth Breakers #1 - Pilot #0 RPG Myth Breakers #1 - Pilot Today's comic is a guest strip brought to us by the Red Dragon Inn's own Roger Briant and Lance Card (aka Alacrity and Bromern Sal).

RPG Myth ...
#57 Mano a Mano #57 Mano a Mano Here we are, with Aranion charging ahead to attack the Ice Haunt with no support from the rest of the party. Is anyone (aside form Brad) shocked a...
Filler: Get the Point? Filler: Get the Point? Here we are, with a strip conceived of, and drawn by, Lyra. In an experiment to see if we can shorten production time, I have assumed colorizing d...
Filler: Loaded Dice go LARPing Filler: Loaded Dice go LARPing Today's guest strip is brought to us courtsey of Stickman, creator of Sticknia Comics. Sticknia is a friend of Loaded Dice, and pretty much has be...
#58 Here I Come to Save the Day! #58 Here I Come to Save the Day! After much adieu, here is the first full strip colored by me. IT certainly lacks the finesse that Lyra brings to the table, but I think that it ge...
Filler: Rich: Pungeon Master Filler: Rich: Pungeon Master Lyra wasn't quite able to get the art done for the second full strip this week, but she did kindly whip up this little piece of filler art for us. ...
Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #5 - 2e or not 2e Filler: RPG Myth Breakers #5 - 2e or not 2e After what seems like ages since their last strip, Alacrity and Bromern swoop in just in the nick of time to deliver the latest RPG Myth Breakers! ...
#59 Getting his Just Desserts #59 Getting his Just Desserts The players grow frustrated with Steve; they're ready to get this climactic battle over with, already. What kind of DM would he be if he didn't th...
#60 How Many Times do I Have to Tell You? #60 How Many Times do I Have to Tell You? Here we are, folks - the very first strip from our new artist, Annick Huber. I think thast she's doing a great job, but please do let us know what...
#61 The Final Battle (Part One) #61 The Final Battle (Part One) Here we are, on the cusp of the moment we've all been waiting for. No, not a new comic, smarty pants - clearly, we have one of those. I mean, her...
#63 The Final Battle (Part Three) #63 The Final Battle (Part Three) ...and the final battle rages on. If you're looking for the usual barrage of puns, bear with us - the climax of this chapter is kind of a big deal...
#74 Enough is Enough #74 Enough is Enough If you can't derail the DM's plans any other way, you can always resort to outright cowardice, I suppose.

It never hurts to curry the DM's favor...
Filler: Fan Art: Steve and Amy Filler: Fan Art: Steve and Amy As stated on our facebook page, we do not have a regular comic for today's update; Annick has been buried in school finals. However, she did get t...
#64 The Final Battle (Part Four) #64 The Final Battle (Part Four) Every single Loaded Dice strip up until now has led up to this final moment... so naturally, I'm prolonging things with a bit more of a cliffhanger...
#65 The Final Battle (Part Five) #65 The Final Battle (Part Five) At long last, the mini arc of the final battle draws to a close. I hope that you have enjoyed reading it as much as I have enjoyed making it.

I...
#66 Not so Fast... #66 Not so Fast... Now that the climactiv battle is over, Steve will kindly hands out piles of treasure and lots of experience points, and everyone will ride off into...
#67 Let's Get Out of Here! #67 Let's Get Out of Here! Ahh, the gentle caress of spiteful words flung from your players - these are the treasures that a DM truly seeks.

Or something.

Happy New Yea...
Filler: The Guardian - Cover Filler: The Guardian - Cover Our good friend Roel Stalpers (of rules of Rule) has stepped up to provide a guest story arc. Enjoy the next few pages by him, and be sure to visi...
Filler: The Guardian - Part One Filler: The Guardian - Part One Today's update comes to us courtesy of Roel Stalpers (of Rules of Rule).

Roel contacted me out of the blue to ask if I would like to help with ...
Filler: The Guardian - Part Two Filler: The Guardian - Part Two We now present episode two of Role Stalpers' (of Rules of Rules) guest arc!

As is pretty typical for this group, Faustus has made a rash decisio...
Filler: The Guardian - Part Three Filler: The Guardian - Part Three Here we are, with part three of "The Guardian", a filler series presented by Roel Stalpers of Rules of Rule.

Who needs to negotiate when you c...
Filler: The Guardian - Part Four Filler: The Guardian - Part Four Part four of the Guardian mini arc, brought to us by Roel Stalpers of rules of Rule.

Really, no one actually thought it would be that easy, did ...
Filler: The Guardian - Part Five Filler: The Guardian - Part Five Roel Stalpers of Rules of Rule brings us installment five of the Guardian.

Is it just me, or is Steve really enjoying that evil monologue?
Filler: The Guardian - Part Six Filler: The Guardian - Part Six Roel Stalpers of Rules of Rule gives us the sixth episode of the Guardian arc.

Sorry for the lateness of the post, folks. My son was born last ...
Filler: The Guardian - Part Seven Filler: The Guardian - Part Seven Thanks to Roel Stalpers of Rules of Rule for the latest installment of this awesome little arc. Obviously, this duel is about to end, one way or a...
Filler: The Guardian - Part Eight Filler: The Guardian - Part Eight And so, we come to an end of the Guardian mini arc. A million thanks to Roel Stalpers of Rules of Rule. Please be sure to check out his site and h...
#68 Closure for the Adventure #68 Closure for the Adventure At long last, we resume the orignal plotline of Loaded Dice. I tried to personally color this strip, but my rudimentary skills just did not do jus...
#69 It's What Time? #69 It's What Time? Aaaand, that's a wrap! It took ages (and three artists) to get here, but finally, the opening chapter to Loaded Dice comes to an end.

I'd like ...
#70 Chapter Two Cover #70 Chapter Two Cover Ladies and gentlement, I present to you the cover for Chapter Two of Loaded Dice!

More importantly, I present the first full piece of art from o...
#71 That Hollow Feeling #71 That Hollow Feeling Ta-da! Please enjoy the first "real" script of chapter two.

This one took me ages to write... I kept scrapping things and starting over, then f...
#72 Can We Just Get on With it? #72 Can We Just Get on With it? If Steve lets them wander in circles, they complain. If he railroads them on an adventure, they complain.

If he gives gentle suggestions and dr...
#73 All Aboard, Redux #73 All Aboard, Redux Chapter two is developing into a lot of fun for me - I hope that it's the same for you guys.

Love the design than Brittany came up with for Tim'...
#75 RTFM #75 RTFM This was a fun strip. Any DM who has put in serious homework to help put together a living, breathing game world knows this frustration - namely, ...
#76 Plans are for Chumps #76 Plans are for Chumps First off, please let me say thanks to all of our regular Loaded Dice readers - we are back up above a thousand of you! While I fully realize that...
#77 Heroic Looting #77 Heroic Looting Sorry for the crazy lateness, folks - been prepping for next week's beach vacation.
Filler: She Does this Sometimes Filler: She Does this Sometimes Sorry for the stupidity, folks. First, I had the "comic refuses to paste... hah! It posted twice!" Issue on midnight when I was getting ready to ...
Filler: Why *Is* He so Surprised? Filler: Why *Is* He so Surprised? Another nifty filler comes to us, courtesy of Brittany. All hail the artist!

Regular strips resume next week. Perhaps as early as this Friday.
#78 Can't Please Some People #78 Can't Please Some People I am trying to reflect a little more of the in character lines and such this chapter, as opposed to always showing the players be the only ones who...

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