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D&D Volo’s Guide to Monsters Previews Collection

Volo’s Guide to Monsters, a new hardcover book of monsters for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, is releasing very soon (November 15, 2016 or earlier in gaming stores). The book features new monsters for a Dungeon Master to unleash on ...
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Updated: D&D Volo’s Guide to Monsters

Volo’s Guide to Monsters, a new hardcover book of monsters for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, is releasing Fall 2016. The book features new monsters for a Dungeon Master to unleash on his players, lore and lairs for classic monsters, ...
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Tribality Publishing – Genies

SECRETS IN THE SANDS Tribality Publishing has recently released a new publication on DriveThruRPG. This is the eighth product we’ve released: Genies, written by Colin McLaughlin. GENIES offers new options for genies and those that seek to serve or master them. Inside ...
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The Naga: A History of Slithery Snakes in RPGs

This week we have a guest post by Clave Jones looking at the history of the Naga. Indiana Jones famously hated snakes. But no one hates snakes more than my dad. Luckily, my dad has never ran across a Naga, ...
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D&D Supplement Volo’s Guide to Monsters Coming November 2016

Volo’s Guide to Monsters, a new hardcover book of monsters for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, is releasing Fall 2016. The book features new monsters for a Dungeon Master to unleash on his players, lore and lairs for classic monsters, ...
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Swashbuckling Enemies and Allies from the Three Musketeers

It’s not surprising The Three Musketeers has been filmed so often. Alexandre Dumas’ novel has action, intrigue, romance, comedy, tragedy and colorful characters right out of history. Last week I built 5 swashbuckling inspired PCs. This week on the Campaign ...
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Fey Enchanters and Their Lairs

Two weeks ago in this series on the fey, I shot the moon for the Challenge Rating with the Eldest. This time I’m dialing it back a bit, and looking at the velvet glove of the Feywild: fey enchanters. They ...
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Fey of the Elder Starlight

Last time in my series on the fey, I looked at goblin markets and ways that DMs can present them in-game. This time, I’m going to an upper end of the fey power-scale. The goal of this series from the ...
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In a Goblin Market

Backwards up the mossy glen Turn’d and troop’d the goblin men, With their shrill repeated cry, “Come buy, come buy.” –“Goblin Market,” Christina Rosetti   In the last two articles in this series on the fey, I’ve talked about courtly ...
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A Visit to the Shadowfell – Shadar-kai & More

This week on the Campaign Trail we visit the Shadowfell to look at the Shadar-kai and other inhabitants of this plane. In my next campaign (which is about to start) we’re returning to the Nentir Vale, and I am allowing ...