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The Island with No Name (1st Level Adventure for D&D ...

The Island with No Name is a starter adventure for four first level characters. The adventure is set in my Seas of Vodari campaign world, but can be easily adapted to any setting. The adventure is highly inspired by Treasure ...
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D&D on a budget

At first glance D&D might seem to be a very expensive hobby. If you saw Critical Role you will see everyone using their D&DBeyond Player Handbooks (PHB), miniatures and even terrain and constructions as maps to make it look more ...
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The Bard Class, Part Seven

After I revisited the History of the Bard a few months back, I knew I would eventually get around to covering Pathfinder, and a commenter requested that I also pull in Monte Cook’s variant in Book of Eldritch Might II. ...
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5e Magic Item Patterns for Alternate Crafting: the Bags

A look at alternate crafting patterns for four magical bags found in 5e. This continues the alternate crafting series for all 5e SRD magic items.
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Blood moon, and other chaotic events for your game

This is it, the evil warlord stands over the mountain looking at you from above, defenseless after his army was defeated; however, with a grin on his face. In a matter of seconds, a ginormous moon rises behind him, intensely ...
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Harry Potter Style D&D Adventure in Eberron

Quick note before starting with the read: You may need some level of knowledge of the Eberron campaign setting to fully understand what I’m talking about. While not necessary, I hope this article serves enough to make you want to ...
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Thanksgiving Treats for 5e

Happy American Thanksgiving! Holidays are a magical experience. Fights break out with your racist family members. You cry over childhood trauma. Your family sits awkwardly with your aunt’s eighth husband and act like he’ll stick this time, while already forgetting ...
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The power of cliffhangers

GM: You enter the office, and it’s a mess. There’s papers everywhere and ink spilled all over it. Some books can also be found open on the floor while another pile of them is on the chair. A wooden desk ...
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Of Ships & Cannons – D&D 5e

Earlier this week, Brandes broke down the Unearthed Arcana: Of Ships and Sea. I thought I’d test out building a few ships more typical of the golden age of piracy and that I use in my Seas of Vodari campaign. ...
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Mechasoul – D&D 5e Homebrew Race

I wanted to look at some options you can provide your players to really make your homebrew world feel like a someplace new. If you look at the most interesting campaign settings, they usually have some hook that makes them ...