Book of SecretsColumns

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. ...
Book of SecretsColumns

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 ...
Book of SecretsColumns

Finding a Big Bad: Oozes

The evil shampoos of the Dungeons and Dragons multiverse, oozes are classic monsters that no dungeon worth its treasure would ...
Columns

Finding a Big Bad: Plants!

Get out your trowels and gardening gloves, today we’re going to dive into the jungles of the Plant monster type. ...
Book of SecretsColumns

Finding a Big Bad: Monstrosities

This week we take a look at one of the broadest categories of monsters in Dungeons and Dragons 5e: Monstrosities. ...
Book of SecretsColumns

Finding the Big Bad: Giants

Today we’ll take a look at the Giant monster type. We’ve previously looked at using giants beyond their stat block, ...
Book of SecretsColumns

Finding a Big Bad: Dragons

Iconic and feared throughout the multiverse, Dragons represent some of the hardest challenges that a player in Dungeons & Dragons ...
Book of SecretsColumns

Finding a Big Bad: Fiends

The Fiend category of monsters offers a huge array of truly wicked monsters to throw at your party. These spawn ...
Book of SecretsColumns

Finding a Big Bad: Fey

Today we are going to take a look at what is perhaps my favorite group of monsters: Fey. They are ...
Book of SecretsColumns

Finding A Big Bad: Celestials

This week we turn our gaze heavenward, exploring how divine messengers can serve as our main villain or as a ...