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7 Random Generators for Dungeon Masters

Today I wanted to share with you all some of the best tools for dungeon masters to use to create ...
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Queer Themes to Incorporate Into Your Campaign

About a year ago, I wrote an article about how a DM could portray queer characters in their campaigns. Today ...
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Using Monsters Beyond Their Statblock: Naga

Today we’ll continue the Using Monsters series with a focus on a monster that rarely gets as much attention as ...
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Using Monsters Beyond Their Stat Blocks: Dragons

The titular monsters of Dungeons & Dragons, dragons have a central role as allies and villains in many published adventures ...
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Using Monsters Beyond Their Stat Blocks: Giants

Today we’ll tackle giants. Giants evoke the mystery, terror, and fantasy that players have come to expect from Dungeons & ...
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Using Monsters Beyond Their Stat Blocks: Mind Flayers

Today we’ll tackle the infamous inter-planer menace: Mind Flayers. Let’s take a look at how a DM could incorporate these ...
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Using Monsters Beyond Their Stat Blocks: Gnolls

Last week we took a look at Orcs, and the weeks before we looked at Goblinoids and tactics they might ...
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Using Monsters Beyond their Stat Block: Orcs

Today let’s take a look at the most fearsome of foes, Orcs, and how to use them beyond their stat ...
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Using Monsters Beyond Their Stat Blocks: Goblinoid Tactics

I know I promised to discuss Orcs in last week’s article, but I had a realization that I missed something ...
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Using Monsters Beyond the Statblock: Goblinoids

Recently, I’ve been feeling a little stuck in my encounter building. So, I decided to take a big picture look ...