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Kevin’s Spellbook: Mending

Here in the final glimpse into my spellbook, we will look at Mending. This versatile and often overlooked cantrip has ...
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Kevin’s Spellbook: Mage Hand

*poof* Welcome back, ye seekers of the mysteries of the universe!  This week we are going to take a look ...
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Kevin’s Spellbook: Major Image

Hello, students of the arcane!  Today we will look at one of my favorite spells, Major Image. Illusions offer players ...
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Kevin’s Spellbook: Shape Water

Welcome adventurer! Today I crack open my grimoire and tell you about another one of my favorite spells. This time ...
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Kevin’s Spellbook: Heat Metal

Welcome to a new series in which I explore and expound upon my favorite spells. In this series, we will ...
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Essentials of Character Backstory

Building a character backstory doesn’t have to be a lengthy or labor-intensive affair. And you don’t have to write beautiful ...
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How to Run A Tutorial One-Shot

So, you have a bunch of friends who want to play Dungeons & Dragons but none of them have played ...
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Improvising and Adjusting to Character Decisions

In any campaign that I have DM’d the players came up with some solution or go off toward some blank ...
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Conflict Without Violence

Any good story should have conflict, but not every conflict should be resolved with violence. While Dungeons & Dragons offer ...
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A Villain’s Fatal Flaw

So far we have looked at how to create a compelling villain and how to create their organization of evil, ...