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How to Create an Amazing D&D Character Backstory

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It’s difficult to create an amazing D&D character backstory. I’d wager that most of us that play D&D and other RPGs aren’t professional writers or storytellers. Thankfully though, you don’t need to me to make a great backstory for your next character! Think of your backstory as the foundation of your character. This is who […]

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Classes Should Get the Initial Ability Score Increase

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The +2 and +1 ability score increase (ASI) your character gains when choosing their race is extremely important. It is the largest natural ASI your character will gain in the entire game. It’s important, but it does pigeon-hole you into selecting a race that works-well with your class. There’s been a lot of talk on […]

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An Overview of the D&D 5e Classes

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There are plenty of choices to make when creating a new character for your next D&D campaign. It’s exciting whether it’s your first time ever making a character or it’s your 100th time. Though, out of all the decisions you have to make in the process the biggest one is choosing between all 12 of […]

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Planning a West Marches Campaign in D&D 5e

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I mentioned awhile ago in my post about sandbox D&D 5e campaigns that I had an interest in running a West Marches campaign. (un)fortunately I’ve gotten the opportunity to play/DM in a West marches style campaign that spurned from some dumb joke in my group of friends. The original idea was for everyone to play D&D together, […]

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Character Build: Kung Fu Panda Druid/Monk Multiclass

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The Kung Fu Panda Druid/Monk Multiclass An Unfortunate Introduction This is typically the section of my character builds where I describe the goals of the build. There are no goals. There is only chaos. This was originally spurned from a civilized discussion in a discord chat between two of my buddies in which we found that […]

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The Roll20 Charactermancer – Easy-To-Use Character Creator

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Due to some vacations and conflicting work schedules for everyone in my ongoing D&D 5e campaign we’ve had to take some week to 2 week breaks from the game. To combat this we’ve been doing one-shots and trying out different systems so that we are still playing something together each week. This week we opted […]

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Playing a Reluctant Hero in a Role-Playing Game

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There are many character tropes that I feel are overdone and/or very annoying in RPGs. Two examples of this are the “very smart” orc “wizard” that’s actually a barbarian and the brooding lone wolf. They’re tropes for a reason in that there are a large amount of people who find them funny or interesting. However, […]

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How to Find Quality D&D 5e Homebrew

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As my friends and I have become more comfortable with D&D 5e we have started using and creating more homebrew content for our games. This is a natural part of any table top RPG as homebrew content and systems help you and your friends craft the game and characters that you want to play. Let’s […]

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Character Build: Arcane Archer Fighter

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The Arcane Archer Fighter Goals of This Build Glass Cannon A glass cannon is a ranged character that sits in the back of the group and deals massive amounts of damage. This build will be able to dish out some heavy singe-target burst damage as well as sustained long-range attacks. You’ll achieve this by multiclassing […]

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