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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 past because it is explicitly aimed at the group dynamic, not the ones running the game per se. Also, please pardon the ...
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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 often embodied in an animal and held to attend and serve or guard a person According to the Collins dictionary: an evil ...
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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 series. In this post I’m presenting the 5e stats for adamantine dragons. Please leave comments below on how to improve this article ...
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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 wealth for those who possess them. Crimes are committed, the environment is destroyed and even wars are fought to attain these resources ...
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How to Run a Circus in your Game, Part 4

(Author’s note: unless someone tells me about a subject that I missed, this will be the last article of this series. Also, keep an eye out for the many links in this article. Enjoy!) Last time we talked about events ...
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How to run a circus in your game part 3

Last time we talked about the travel, finding locations, time needed to set up the circus, battles within the circus, sound in the circus, and circus games and rides, as well as circus food. This time we’ll talk about events ...
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How to Run a Circus in Your Game: Part 2

(Author’s note: Last time some of the commenters pointed out that they wanted to see a bit more of the how it should be ran. This article continues the thought process of the last article digging into some of the ...
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Plane Shift: Amonkhet Breakdown

James Wyatt recently released the fourth conversion of a Magic: the Gathering setting to D&D 5e. Amonkhet is an Egyptian-inspired dark fantasy setting, which James describes in the Introduction as “outside the core D&D experience,” but I’m not completely sure ...
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How to run a Circus in Your Game

(Author’s note: One of my article readers suggested looking at Ravenloft’s Carnival, which I did, and expanded the article in certain places. Hopefully, you’ll like the expanded ideas contained herein) Circuses have been around forever as traveling entertainers of acrobats, ...
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What we can learn from the MegaMan Series

Author’s note: To get the most nostalgia out of this article, go to youtube and find your favorite megaman music to play while reading this article. Megaman is one of Capcom’s most iconic properties, having various games on the various ...