Campaign Trail

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

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 ...
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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 ...
Aquatic / PirateCampaign TrailClassesD&D 5eSeas of VodariSwashbuckling

Gunslinger Class – D&D 5e

Arcane Gunslinger Fighter Archetype | Gunslinger Class v1.3 | Magic Bullets Last week I published the Arcane Gunslinger Fighter Archetype which basically takes the Arcane Archer from XGtE and replaces bows and arrows with flintlock guns. The subclass turned out ...
Aquatic / PirateCampaign TrailClassesD&D 5eSteampunk

Arcane Gunslinger – D&D 5e Fighter Archetype

Arcane Gunslinger Fighter Archetype | Gunslinger Class | Magic Bullets I’ve have been running official adventures the last while and I haven’t really needed any heavy homebrew. Now that I have started to run my Vodari campaign again, the homebrew ideas ...
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5 Ways to Save Your Campaign from Summer Vacation

This week on the Campaign Trail, I’m looking at vacations and how to make sure your campaign survives the summer months. Summer is awesome, but it can create challenges to running your scheduled campaign each week, month or whenever. I ...