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How to Use Side Quests to Up the Stakes

Welcome back to this series on side quests. Today we’re going to take a look at how to up the stakes of a campaign with ...
D&D 5ePress Releases

Dungeons & Dragons Rules Expansion Gift Set Coming in 2022

This press release (see below) just arrived in my inbox. A new book called Mordenkainen Presents: Monsters of the Multiverse, which contains more than 250 ...
D&D 5ePress Releases

The Wild Beyond the Witchlight Out Today

Here’s a press release from the Dungeon & Dragons PR team. You can read our review here too. Dungeons & Dragons today unleashed the first ...
Book of Secrets

How to Use Side Quests to Genre Hop

Last week we explored how to use side quests to deliver exposition. But giving the player information is not the only thing that sidequests are ...
D&D 5eReviews

The Wild Beyond the Witchlight: A Feywild Adventure

SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES A wickedly whimsical adventure for the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Once every eight years, the fantastic Witchlight Carnival touches down ...
D&D 5eEventsPress Releases

D&D Celebration – D&D Celebrates the Community with Live Games ...

Get ready for a whimsical, wicked weekend filled with D&D games featuring community luminaries, product previews, virtual games, panels and more! From September 23-26, the ...
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How to Use Side Quests to Deliver Exposition

Today, as part of our ongoing series on side quests, we’ll take a look at how side quests can help further the main throughline or ...
D&D 5eFrom the DepthsMonsters & NPCs

The Devil of the Deep Blue Sea

One of the exciting things about writing an aquatic setting is that there are whole creature types that don’t have a single aquatic or swimming ...
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What Makes a Good Side Quest

When planning a campaign, a lot of energy and preparation time is spent on the main throughline or the main quest. It is the spine ...
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How to Easily Incorporate Side Quests

Side quests don’t have to be distracting fetch quests or the infamous escort quests so often present in MMORPG games. In tabletop roleplaying games like ...
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Karokans – a Crabfolk Race for D&D 5e

This week on the Campaign Trail, I thought I would share a new undersea racial option I am working on for the Under the Seas ...
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Using Sentient Magic Items to Further Character Development

Sentient magic items offer a unique way to offer players new opportunities to roleplay their character. Maintaining a relationship with one’s magic sword can become ...
Reviews

Arcadia Issue 6 Breakdown

All art belongs to MCDM Better late than never, right? This month’s issue of Arcadia is primarily focused for GMs. You DMs love great villains, ...
D&D 5eSeas of Vodari

Aquatic Hazards

I was so happy to have Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything expand the collection of hazards in 5e that I jumped at the chance to write ...
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Using Rumors to Create a Living World

As a DM it’s my goal to create a believable world for my players to explore, interact with, and change. Their actions shape the campaign ...
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Finding a Big Bad: Undead

In our final article of this series, we’ll take a look at a group of monsters so varied and vast that many campaigns have been ...
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