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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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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 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

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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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What’s an Encounter in D&D 5e?

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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

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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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