Campaign Trail

Each Friday, Shawn shares monsters, traps, campaign settings, advice and other fun stuff for you to use in your campaign.

Campaign TrailClassesWild West

Cardslinger Roguish Archetype (D&D 5e)

This week on the Campaign Trail I decided to build out a new archetype for the rogue that would be a good fit for a steampunk, wild west or any setting where people play card games. Playing cards started coming ...
Campaign TrailD&D 5eGM ResourcesSwashbuckling

Duels that are Fun for Everyone at the Table

Running Duels | Wizard Duels (Coming Soon) Duels are arranged combat between two people, usually with matched weapons, in accordance with agreed-upon rules. The gauntlet has been thrown and now it is time to run single combat (or a duel) ...
Campaign TrailD&D 5eGM Resources

Additional Combat Actions for D&D 5e

Characters who have a martial focus are often left without as many options in combat as those who have some magic at their disposal, especially if you are trying to play a more swashbuckling swordsperson. I’m looking at providing some ...
Aquatic / PirateCampaign TrailSwashbuckling

Vodari – Swashbuckling & Sorcery on the High Seas

I wanted to share something we’re working on here at Tribality. Please check out the new website. We’re hoping to launch a Kickstarter campaign shortly to pre-sell PDFs and hardcover books and fund even more artwork. The books is pretty ...
Campaign Trail

Magic Bullets for Gunslinging PCs (D&D 5e)

Arcane Gunslinger Fighter Archetype | Gunslinger Class | Magic Bullets If you’re a little worried about giving a gunslinging character in your campaign a magic gun, you could give out magic bullets instead. They are consumable and you can give ...
AdventuresAquatic / PirateCampaign TrailD&D 5e

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 ...
AdventuresAquatic / PirateCampaign TrailD&D 5e

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 ...
AdventuresAquatic / PirateCampaign TrailD&D 5e

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 ...
Aquatic / PirateCampaign TrailD&D 5eNautical Nonsense

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. ...
Campaign TrailGM ResourcesSeas of Vodari

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 ...