ColumnsDM's Tips & Tricks

Create tense/horror scenes in your game

Thumbnail art by Anton Fadeev The nobleman you believe to be the head of a cult just left the house, his majordomo went to the ...
D&D 5eReviews

Dungeons & Dragons vs Rick & Morty

It’s been a good year for D&D box sets. Earlier this year we saw the release of the Essentials Kit and Stranger Things box sets. ...
ClassesD&D 5eEberronHistory of the ClassesReviews

The Artificer Class, Part Seven

Now that my review copy of Eberron: Rising from the Last War has arrived, I’m starting my breakdown of it by finishing up the History ...
D&D 5ePlayer Resources

A Guide to Roleplaying Half-Elves

Are half-elves not your thing? Check out these articles on how to roleplay elves or half-orcs. Half-elves are one of the most popular races people ...
ColumnsDM's Tips & Tricks

How to handle Downtime Investigation

Thumbnail art by Kemal Gunel I’ve been running with some trouble in the past on how to run a fun downtime session (or at least ...
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News

Creating a Magic System, P3

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 5eDM's Tips & Tricks

Five MORE Commonly Confused Rules in D&D 5e

Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition has a lot of rules. Thankfully, you don’t need to know all of them before you start playing. It is ...
Pathfinder RPG

Pathfinder 2 – Advanced Player’s Guide Playtest

Pathfinder 2 just came out at Gen Con this year and now we’re seeing some playtest ready materials for the Advanced Player’s Guide which is ...
D&D 5ePlayer Resources

A Guide to Roleplaying Half-Orcs

Last week I covered how to roleplay elves, check it out here. Half-orcs are perhaps my favorite race when it comes to roleplaying possibilities. Along ...
D&D 5eGM ResourcesReviews

UA: Class Feature Variants Breakdown, Part Two

Hey, have you already checked out the first article in this series? It’s full of (commentary on) great stuff like new Battle Master Maneuvers and ...
D&D 5e

Monthly Encounter #03: A Purple Worm Problem (lvls 11-16)

Thumbnail art by Joel Pigou Here at Tribality, we’ve decided to provide our readers with Encounters ready to be added to your table. I’ll be ...
D&D 5eGM ResourcesReviews

UA: Class Feature Variants Breakdown, Part One

I don’t want to alarm you, but this week’s UA is absolutely huge in both its actual volume (13 pages) and its impact (it touches ...
GM ResourcesPlanar Mysteries

Travel Methods in Your Game

Most games consist of characters walking from place to place. Perhaps they’ll be riding mounts or riding in a wagon. Or even on occasion, they’ll ...
D&D 5ePlayer Resources

A Guide to Roleplaying Elves

Elves not your cup of tea? Check out this guide on roleplaying half-orcs. Elves are among the most popular races, second only to the ubiquitous ...
GM ResourcesPlayer Resources

Halloween Roundup 2019

Halloween is just around the corner. Here’s an update of previous Halloween round-up articles, now with even more Halloween related RPG links including monsters, adventures, ...
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History of the Classes

ClassesD&D 5eEberronHistory of the ClassesReviews

The Artificer Class, Part Seven

Now that my review copy of Eberron: Rising from the Last War has arrived, I’m starting my breakdown of it ...
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 ...

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 ...