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One Page Dungeon Contest Week 1: Brainstorming and Outlining

One Page Dungeon Contest 2018

I’ve previously mentioned this in one of my more recent posts, but I am participating in a dungeon creation contest. Specifically, the One Page Dungeon Contest that has been held annually for 10 years now. I have never designed a one page dungeon. I’ve never even ran a one page dungeon. However, it sounds like a fun […]

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Roll20 Dynamic Lighting Tutorial

Table Top RPG

I’ve mentioned how Roll20 has enhanced my tabletop experience for me and my friends recently in my music in RPGs post. However, that is only one of many great perks of using Roll20. My favorite, by far, is the dynamic lighting feature. In this post I’m going to teach you how to use dynamic lighting to enhance your […]

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What’s an Encounter in D&D 5e?

Dungeons and Dragons

Encounters in D&D are the essence of the game. It can be many things, such as an epic battle, or an elaborate puzzle. Unlike many RPGs, D&D revolves around its encounters. While there is plenty of role-playing and storytelling, it all comes back to fighting that dragon or the big bad of the campaign. What’s […]

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The Best Draconic Ancestry

Dungeons and Dragons

There is plenty of debate about whether or not dragonborn are weak compared to the other races in D&D 5e. Personally I do think they’re a bit weak, but that’s beside the point. I’ve yet to see this have a negative affect on people choosing them. I’ve run or played in many campaigns and one-shots […]

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RPG Math: Calculating the Average Dice Roll

RPG Math

Welcome to the first post of RPG Math. This is a series of posts that will dissect mathematical formulas and equations used in various RPGs and teach you how to use them to your advantage. We are going to begin this series with an extremely basic, but constantly utilized formula. The average dice roll calculation. […]

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Kobold Fight Club: Balanced Encounters on the Fly

Dungeons and Dragons

I’m a big fan of improvising to help lessen your workload as Dungeon Master. I constantly look for new ways that I can spend less time doing tedious book keeping and focus on the story or interesting encounters. One tool that has helped me do just that is Kobold Fight Club. Kobold Fight Club is […]

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Great Weapon Master and Sharpshooter 5e Calculator

Dungeons and Dragons

The Great Weapon Master and Sharpshooter 5e feats are two of the most powerful feats in the game. They allow you to make an attack at a reduced chance to hit in order to deal a considerable amount of bonus damage. I’m currently playing an Arcane Archer Fighter that has the Sharpshooter feat. I wanted […]

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