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Unearthed Arcana: Barbarian and Monk Breakdown

A new UA article! On a Thursday? Don’t these monsters know that this does strange things to my writing schedule for the week? They don’t? ...
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Strongholds & Followers Breakdown, Part One

A few months back, I got my hard copy of Matt Colville’s Strongholds & Followers, the product of MCDM’s explosively successful Kickstarter. If you’ve been ...
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RPG’s – What’s new out there?

There is a world full of interesting roleplaying games out there, and the more we play, the wider range of ideas we bring to the ...
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What to do when you run out of monsters?

Thumbnail art by Bastien Aufrere D&D has hundreds, if not thousands of monsters for the DM to place in the game. However, at some times ...
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Scoundrel – A Rogue Archetype (5e)

I wanted to share another subclass concept I’ve been working on that encourages pulp action and swashbuckling gameplay. The following subclass let’s you play a ...
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The Artificer Class, Part Four

Now that GenCon 2019 is done, I can come back to the History of the Artificer. This week we’re taking on 4e and the Eberron ...
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Greyhawk-Yecha Hills

Overview In the north west of the Flanaess lie the arid Yecha Hills. Between the nations of Tusmit and Tiger Nomad lands, the Yecha Hills ...
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How Do We Teach Game-Running?

A friend’s Facebook thread got me thinking about how the sweet science of game-running is taught and refined. Now, as you likely know, I’ve been writing ...
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Greyhawk-Menowood

Overview Located in the south east of the lands of Greyhawk, the Menowood lies between Idee, Sunndi and the Scarlet Brotherhood. The Menowood is a ...
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Classic vs Cinematical: Tips on creating Dungeons

Thumbnail art by Wadim Kashin After some thought, I came to the conclusion that there are two ways of making a dungeon. The first one ...
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Entromancy: A Review

In August of 2018, I interviewed M. S. Farzan about Entromancy: A Cyberpunk Fantasy RPG. It has since been released, and I received a PDF ...
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Greyhawk-Rift Canyon

Overview In the World of Greyhawk, the Rift Canyon is a massive canyon in the centre of Flanaess. Over one hundred miles wide and thirty ...
ColumnsDM's Tips & Tricks

Maintaining Engagement and Solving Problems at the Table

Thumbnail Image from Netflix’s Stranger Things S03 Last week I had one of those sessions where I as a DM realized something was going wrong ...
GM Resources

Everything NPCs – Motivation

Today I have a guest post from Nicholas Labonté that looks at using NPCs in your game. NPC’s get a bad rap. At best, they’re ...
D&D 5eForgotten Realms

Tyranny of Dragons Adventure New Cover Re-release Oct 22

This press release just came out. The new cover looks amazing! Having both books combined into one with some smoothing out will be nice too. ...
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History of the Classes

D&D 4eEberronHistory of the Classes

The Artificer Class, Part Four

Now that GenCon 2019 is done, I can come back to the History of the Artificer. This week we’re taking ...
D&D 3.5eDragonlanceHistory of the Classes

The Artificer Class, Part Three

Thanks to several Alert Readers including Trampas Whiteman and Cam Banks, another chapter in the story of the artificer came ...

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 ...