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Running a D&D 5e Game for a Party Without Healing

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Tabletop games are unique in that they lack the limitations of video games. There is no required party structure in order to play a game of D&D. This can create some interesting party compositions such as the one we’ll be talking about today, a party without healing. I’ve spoken about party composition before and how a well-balanced […]

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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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Using Players’ Fan Theories in Your D&D Campaign

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Improvisation is an important skill for a Dungeon Master to have. Your players will introduce scenarios you hadn’t considered, bypass a part of the dungeon you built, interact with a NPC you didn’t plan much for, or any other choice that disrupts “business as usual”. Another thing players will do is come up with fan […]

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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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Reskinning and Reflavoring Creatures in D&D 5e

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My players have been around for a while and it can be difficult to make some of my favorite creatures feel new and challenging. Reflavoring and reskinning these creatures are some possible solutions to make new creatures while still keeping that classic feel of some D&D favorites. Reflavoring and reskinning are techniques that allow a […]

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The Fasting Worm at the Spider Feast – D&D 5e Module Review

The Fasting Worm at the Spider Feast

The Fasting Worm at the Spider Feast is a D&D 5e module written by Remley Farr. It’s an adventure with an excellent story, fun combat, and is easily incorporated into any campaign. The module is targeted towards a group of 3-5 players at level 8. It also comes with a homebrew cleric domain which has a […]

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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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Using Magical Items to Circumvent Tedious Mechanics in D&D 5e

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One of the reasons that D&D 5e is my favorite TTRPG system is because of all the rules and mechanics it has. I love having structure and finding ways to use these mechanics to create an interesting and engaging game session. Of course, having so many mechanics means that there are bound to be a […]

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