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Is Inkarnate Pro Worth It?

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I’ve previously posted about Inkarnate and how it is an excellent free cartography tool. I’m not an artist by even the loosest definition and it has allowed me to make great looking world and city maps almost effortlessly. I’ve updated that post since I originally wrote it back in 2015, but the program has changed quite […]

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RPG Session Prep – How Much Time is Needed?

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I find that the more experienced I get at running table top RPGs, the better I am at picking up on new a DM or GM’s mistakes. The biggest mistake I’ve noticed is that they are either not taking enough time or taking too much time to prepare for their group’s next RPG session. Why […]

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One Page Dungeon Contest Week 3: Encounters

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Last week I showcased the map I made for my 2018 submission for the One Page Dungeon Contest. I’m proud to say that I’ve finished it in time and will be submitting it Saturday after look through it a few more times. This week I formatted it and created all of the encounters for the […]

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What is Cover in D&D 5e?

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I’ve written before about how I ran my previous long-term campaign that had nine players. However, this current campaign has only five players at its maximum capacity. This coupled with the fact that myself and my players are all much more experienced at playing RPGs has allowed us to add and utilize more of D&D 5e’s mechanics […]

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D&D Monster Monday: The Banshee

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In this bi-weekly series I talk about some of my favorite D&D monsters both official and homebrew. This week we take a look at one of my new favorite monsters, the banshee. My players had been exploring the catacombs of an ancient high elf city that had been destroyed in a disaster. Throughout their exploration […]

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One Page Dungeon Contest Week 2: The Map

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Last week I brainstormed and outlined the basics of my One Page Dungeon Contest 2018 submission. This week I decided to focus on creating the map for my submission. I have the general story and mechanics worked out on paper. However, it’s hard for me to design exactly what is going to be in each room […]

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One Page Dungeon Contest Week 1: Brainstorming and Outlining

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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

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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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