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Conjure BeyondD&D 5e

Mind Flayers – The Illithid

Illithids, or Mind Flayers, are alien or aberrations, so they can live a long time. So these long lived highly intelligent and psionic creatures are running around, they are going to have lots of minions. They could be a creator ...
Campaign TrailD&D 5e

Xanathar’s Expanded Backstories

Xanathar’s Guide to Everything has been selectively available since November 10th and is available everywhere on November 21st (previously covered with a preview and review). Over a third of the book focuses on character options, which includes 27 new subclasses that have ...
Aquatic / PirateD&D 5eFeywild/ShadowfellForgotten RealmsGreyhawkRacesReviews

Unearthed Arcana: Elf Subraces Breakdown

In keeping with the time-honored traditions of D&D, this week’s Unearthed Arcana brings us four more of the Baskin Robbins Thirty-One Flavors of Elf. Yes, I know that we have the good Professor to thank for elves coming in a ...
D&D 5eMonsters & NPCsNews

I was Traveling the Planes and I Found Dragons Part ...

Now for my second evil dragon, be warned this creature is on par with the tarrasque. Elemental fury. A pyroclastic dragon is an uncontrollable force of nature at its heart, embodying living fire and thunder. They’re natural disasters themselves; where ever ...
D&D 5eReviews

Xanathar’s Guide to Everything (D&D 5e) – Review

Explore a wealth of new rules options for both players and Dungeon Masters in this supplement for the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Xanathar’s Guide to Everything is out now on D&D Beyond and at your FLGS (Friendly Neighborhood Gaming Stores). ...
AdventuresConjure BeyondD&D 5eDungeon WorldNews

Ketchup on sourcing the table -Cooperative Gaming

One way to make games spontaneous and thriving is to draw upon ideas of the whole group. Examples are provided below to inspire a more cooperative style in your games. Sourcing the table does not have to be done constantly, ...
D&D 3.5eHistory of the ClassesWuxia / Oriental Adventures

The Fighter Class, Part Six

I’m mostly over my cold, even if the rest of my family is still under the weather. Today, I’m pressing on toward the samurai classes of 3.x, found in 3.0’s Oriental Adventures and 3.5’s Complete Warrior. I’ll probably work in ...
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Top ways to terrify your players, Part 3

(Author’s note: I thought I’d take a break from my “Plants” series to give a series on the tropes in horror, as it’s appropriate for Halloween. Enjoy) What does the ‘Last of Us’ video game, ‘Paranormal activity’ movie franchise, Dragon ...
AdventuresConjure BeyondOpen Legend RPGPBTA

Fast as Lightning – The Flash Campaign

You’ve seen the series, now let’s talk about how to make a RPG campaign based on The Flash! There are a few elements you will need to make decisions on. These elements will help you get things started and be ...
D&D 5eTribal Knowledge

Timing Reactions

Flattened by a cold, I can’t do justice to today’s intended topic, which was going to be the next part of the History of the Fighter. Instead, I’m reposting and touching up a piece from my personal blog, Harbinger of ...