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Using Factions in Your Campaign

This week on the Campaign Trail I’m looking at factions and how to use them in your game. This article will look at how Forgotten Realms factions are used for D&D’s organized play, how I use factions in my game, ...
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NEVERWINTER: THE CLOAKED ASCENDANCY NOW AVAILABLE ON PC

Neverwinter just got another release for PC called The Cloaked Ascendancy putting players against a group of mages. Players get a new campaign, adventure zone, re-vamped dungeon, skirmish and more. Xbox One and PlayStation 4 releases will follow later this ...
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Volo’s Guide to Monsters Review

Last week, Wizards of the Coast released their latest D&D 5th edition fall supplement book, Volo’s Guide to Monsters. I’ve had a week with the book to read it over and even try out some monsters and extended lore in game. Volo’s ...
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Free Download of A Great Upheaval (Storm King’s Thunder)

Like Curse of Strahd’s Appendix B: Death House before it, Wizards of the Coast has provided A Great Upheaval (Chapter 1 of Storm King’s Thunder) for free on the Dungeon Masters Guild. Like Death House (which advanced PCs to level ...
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Storm King’s Thunder Review

The new D&D adventure Storm King’s Thunder™ just launched today (September 6th), and was released early to gaming stores back on August 26th. When I first received my copy from Wizards of the Coast last week, my initial impressions were ...
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More Storm King’s Thunder Previews

While we wait for our copy to arrive for review, we’re seeing a couple more previews from this fall’s adventure book, Storm King’s Thunder. WotC’s Extra Life campaign has hit $20,000, so here’s two more previews that have been unlocked ...
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Extra Life & First Two Storm King’s Thunder Previews

Wizards of the Coast has announced that it will be running its fourth Extra Life event with a goal of making $50,000 or more to add to the already $200,000 they have raised in support for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals ...
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Storm King’s Thunder is Next D&D Storyline

During an event this afternoon in Los Angeles, Wizards of the Coast announced Storm King’s Thunder, the new storyline for Dungeons & Dragons is coming Fall 2016. Giants are rampaging the land, the sea, and the skies and the peoples ...
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The Delightful Oddity of Al-Qadim

Not so long ago, I wrote about one of my favorite 2nd editions settings, Planescape. Besides the wacky hijinks of the planes, it was the song of the sands that captured my interests. Not Dark Sun, that fantastical post-apocalyptic adventure ...
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Curse of Strahd (D&D 5e) – 6 Optional Backgrounds from ...

Today we get a collection of six optional backgrounds for Season 4 of Adventurers League (or your own home game too) to go along with the Haunted One background. Surviving the Mists takes guts, courage, and a bit of luck. ...