Nentir Vale

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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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Monster Lab: Frost Witch Queen for D&D 5e

This week on the Campaign Trail I wanted to share some monster stats for a Frost Witch Queen, that my players just battled against and won. If you’re looking for a powerful final boss witch or fey with lots of ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Warlock and Wizard Breakdown

Today’s Unearthed Arcana might qualify as the bombshell of the whole run through the classes, with the exception of the time they released a new base class. There are two new warlock patrons, twenty-five new warlock invocations, and one new ...
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Make it Personal – Magic Items & Your Campaign

Let’s look at how to make those magic items we give out to players a little more personal. We’re 6 levels and 16 session into my 5th edition campaign set in the Nentir Vale. Along the way I provided my ...
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Deities of the Nentir Vale (4e) for D&D 5th Edition

The Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Player’s Handbook includes the awesome Appendix B that provides deities for running your game in the multiverse worlds of the Forgotten Realms, Greyhawk, Dragonlance and Eberron. It also provides the Celtic, Greek, Egyptian and ...
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Run a Nentir Vale Campaign for D&D 5th Edition

Earlier this week, I was surprised to see the Nentir Vale on the list of settings in the latest D&D poll alongside Greyhawk, Eberron and other big settings. Seeing Nentir Vale on the poll gave me hope D&D’s 4th default ...
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New Options for Githyanki and Githzerai PCs

My previous article on githanki and githzerai PCs generated a lot of conversation about the history of these races across more than 30 years of D&D, including discussions about the kind of options people would like to see converted to the ...
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Gith Player Characters for 5th edition

The githyanki and githzerai (sometimes referred to collectively as the “gith”) were created by Charles Stross for his own AD&D game and first appeared in the April/May 1979 issue of White Dwarf magazine. They gained their prominence in the D&D pantheon for ...
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Dragon’s Day in Hammerfast

I like when worlds have days of the week, holidays and other information to make the place seem old and real. For the ending of my campaign in the Nentir Vale I needed to have my heroes do more than ...
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Final Session – Farewell to the Vale

Thanks to Joseph for writing most of this final farewell to our 4th edition campaign in the Nentir Vale. A great recap of the finale I was DM for. Trade Ward, Hammerfast The sounds of battle were almost deafening, as ...