DM’s Tips & Tricks

Tips and tricks to improve your game or at least give you some new cool ideas.

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Guide to creating memorable NPCs

Featured art by Ana Landin “You come seeking my help?”, says the large human figure in front of you, as he continues tu comb his hair. The ranger pauses for a second and nods “There is a strange and enormous ...
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Greyhawk Cities – Knurl

Greyhawk is the original campaign world for Gary Gygax, with stories centring on the lands of Flanaess, the heroes and villains that inhabit it. This week we delve into Knurl on the south side of the Bone March, north east ...
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How to have a Courthouse session

The court is in session. Judge Kerger stands up with his hammer in hand and looks at Burgor the dwarf. “So Mr Burgor, you were accused of stealing this man’s ruby, – he says while pointing at Joreff, the old ...
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Greyhawk Cities – Marner

On the World of Oerth, many stories are told of the lands of Greyhawk, the creatures and adventurers who inhabit these stories become legend. This week we delve into the town of Marner in the nation of Ratik, north east ...
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20 Sea Encounters

With the Seas of Vodari Campaign Setting arriving soon, and the just announced Ghosts of Saltmarsh adventures module releasing on May 21st, there’s no better time to be a pirate lover, or want to start a seafaring campaign with some ...
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Greyhawk – Adventure Awaits!

Greyhawk is the name for a wide variety of stories, involving creatures, villains and heroes set in the lands of Flanaess. Originally created by Gary Gygax, Greyhawk stories have been told and shared by thousands over the years. Overview : ...
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5 Homebrew Rules for your game

Session Zero for your new campaign is happening this week. You want your game to play differently, but aren’t sure how to do so. Why not try some homebrew rules? The following list is a group of rules I’ve been collecting ...
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Playing D&D with kids, and how to do it properly

So… You are having a family reunion in a week and would love to show your favorite TTRPG to your little cousins. Or maybe it is your 8-year-old daughter you want to internalize in this hobby. Having had my little ...
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Theatre of the Mind Vs Grid-based combat

The eternal conflict… Will you play using Theatre of the Mind (TotM), or by using a grid to better symbolize movement? There are mixed opinions about both of them, and I have my very own one. So, before we start ...
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Create Mafia/godfather style organizations

After infiltrating the Zentarim’s base of operations, questioning a Harper, and kidnapping one of the closest men to Xanathar we find ourselves in our own quarters joining the dots. Strangely, all of the criminal organizations have a drow in their ...