Monthly Archives: August 2017

GM ResourcesPlanar Mysteries

Dealing With Difficult Topics in RPGs

(Author’s note: this article will be a bit different than the ones that I have written in the ...
Crowd Funding

The Living Preview Part 3 – Character Creation

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 This week’s installment covers the character creation process system for ...
D&D 5eHistory of the Classes

5e Content Strategy: 2017 Update

Just over a year ago, I wrote about the 5e content strategy, discussing the confluence of the DM’s ...
Performance Check

Final Destination and the Dangers of the Mundane

A look at Final Destination and using it as a model for dangerous exploration in 5e.
D&D 5eNews

D&D Beyond Official Digital Toolset Launch

Curse (the creators of D&D Beyond and a subsidiary of Twitch) have launched the new official toolset for ...
GM ResourcesPlanar Mysteries

One Dozen Ways to Make Familiars More Memorable

Before we begin let’s define what a familiar is. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, a familiar is: a spirit ...
D&D 5eMonsters & NPCsPlanar Mysteries

I Was Travelling the Planes and I Found Dragons

Hello and welcome to the first planar dragons article. This article is planned as the first of a ...
Campaign TrailD&D 5eMagic Items

Residuum and D&D 5th Edition – Enchanting and Disenchanting Magic ...

Oil, water, gems and metals are some of the most precious resources in our world – creating immense ...
Performance Check

Godzilla, Cloverfield, and fighting Kaiju

An in-depth look at Cloverfield and why it's the best model for kaiju in tabletop RPGs.
D&D 5eReviews

UA: Three-Pillar Experience Breakdown

The August Unearthed Arcana article addresses an alternate approach to awarding experience. In particular, it promises to promote ...