Looking at various mapping methods for tactical play from a design perspective. Hex, square, and other methods are tried.
Mad Brew unveils his latest project a combat tracker for D&D (3.x & 4e). While still in development, he provides a look at where he wants to take it as well as a demo to download to check out the look & feel.
Mad Brew describes the process he uses to create characters as he builds a character that will hopefully weather an Age of Worms campaign using the Pathfinder update for D&D 3.5.
Mad Brew is disgruntled about certain periodicals missing from his mailbox, but takes heart knowing the the former Dragon and Dungeon magazines publisher, Paizo, is finding their path with their evolution of 3.5.