DM's Tips & Tricks

A guide to Hexcrawling, Part 1

Truth is that if you have already played videogames such as Civilization, board games like Catan, or opened one of the D&D 5e modules, you ...
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Five Commonly Confused Rules in D&D 5e

In my last article (Five Tips for New Dungeon Masters), my top tip was to “Know the Rules”. The rules are the skeleton of the ...
D&D 5e

Monthly Encounter #02: Stuck in hell (lvls 5-9)

Thumbnail art by Vladyslava Hladkova Here at Tribality, we’ve decided to provide our readers with Encounters ready to be added to your table. I’ll be ...
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Craft of the Game: Creating a Minimum Viable Product, P2

Tabletop gaming is filled with excellent ideas, but what happens when you have an idea that you want to share with others? The first step ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Cleric, Druid, and Wizard Breakdown

Another UA release dropped today, with subclasses for the cleric (Twilight – not a vampire thing), druid (Wildfire – not a NERF gun), and wizard ...
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The Artificer Class, Part Six

Today I’m finishing my exploration of Rich Howard’s Alchemist class, with the Irezumi, Metamorph, Poisoner, Pyromancer, and Re-Animator subclasses. Have I mentioned that Rich created ...
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Avernus’ Monster Trucks battles

There are many great vehicles and activities to do in Avernus. However, with all these Twisted Metal like Infernal War machines, it seems weird to ...
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Developing a Language for Your Game

(Author’s note: The idea for this article came about when I was talking with some people on a social media site. I hope you enjoy  ...
Game Systems

My experience with Dread (Why you should play it!)

So, last week was my birthday and I wanted to do something different for once. I invited 8 of my friends home and revealed we ...
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Creating a magic system for your game P1

A roleplaying magic system can be a pretty cut and dry thing: a spell list, damage, area of effect and so on, but if done ...
D&D 5eReviews

Unearthed Arcana: Bard and Paladin Breakdown

Another Unearthed Arcana already? Honestly didn’t expect this gift, and it makes me suspect that there’s a big announcement coming for the first half of ...
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Baldur’s Gate: Descent into Avernus Review

I’ve received a review copy of Descent into Avernus, with the ridiculously gorgeous limited cover. Let’s see if I can complete a review in a ...
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Baldur’s Gate Descent into Avernus – Preview

Welcome to Avernus. The new D&D book that has been released today! Avernus was an ancient name for a volcanic crater near Cumae, Italy, in ...
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Heart RPG – the City Beneath

There is a world full of awesome roleplaying games out there, and the more we play, the wider range of ideas we bring to the ...
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Managing time in your games

Fighter: This goes for killing our friend Boblin, the goblin! The fighter slashes the front of the hooded’s person torso, leaving a great trace of ...
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History of the Classes

ClassesD&D 5eHistory of the Classes

The Artificer Class, Part Six

Today I’m finishing my exploration of Rich Howard’s Alchemist class, with the Irezumi, Metamorph, Poisoner, Pyromancer, and Re-Animator subclasses. Have ...
ClassesD&D 5eHistory of the Classes

The Artificer Class, Part Five

My text for today is a little unusual, in that I’m covering something from Tribality Publishing. One of our earliest ...

Performance Check

Performance Check

Asymmetrical D&D: Ravenloft-ish

A work-in-progress look at one potential solution to run an asymmetrical D&D 5e game with local and remote players who ...
Performance Check

RPGification (Super) Smashes Back

A look at the last entry in the Super Smash Bros. franchise, and how it uses several traditional RPG elements ...