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Apex Predators: Aquatic Barbarians for 5th edition

These two Totem Warrior barbarian builds showcase how you can mix-and-match the standard powers in the core rules, re-skin their special effects, and add a few new powers to create the feel you want for your campaign or specific PC. For example, ...
Role Initiative

Experiment: How To Play D&D With Two Dungeon Masters

A few years back a friend and I had an interesting thought: what if we co-dungeon mastered a D&D game? That is to say that we would both be DMs at the same time, within the same campaign, to the ...
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Paizo’s “The Emerald Spire” for 5th Edition, Part 5

Late last year, Paizo Kickstarted a superdungeon called “The Emerald Spire“. Along with the characteristicly beautiful production value and stunning art, each of the 16 levels of this detailed module has its own fold-out map in the style of Paizo’s other ...
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Adventure Building: Part 5 – Filling in the Details

Part 1 |  Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 After looking at Creating a Threat, developing Backstory, Setting and Hooks and writing our adventure outline it’s time to provide some details for the adventure. I’ll ...
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DCC RPG – Mercurial Magic

After playing Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG, I starting to fall in love with the magic system. Casting magic in DCC can be unpredictable, dangerous and very powerful. And with great power there are also negative aspects like spell burn, corruption, misfires, ...
D&D 3.5eHistory of the Classes

The Warlock Class, Part One

Now that my series on the Sha’ir has ended… again… I’m moving on to the Warlock, a class that first formally entered D&D in 3.5e in the pages of Complete Arcane. It has undergone radical changes in mechanics from that ...
Role Initiative

4 Fantastic Plot Twists for Roleplaying

There are few things a DM can do that will give more satisfaction than surprising the hell out of his or her players. It is a unique natural high that only a face-to-face roleplaying game can provide. That bulging eyes, ...
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D&D April Survey Results & Another Survey

“Another month brings another D&D feedback survey.” Wizards of the Coast has provided the results of the April survey and continues to ask for feedback on this edition with another survey, Elements Survey 4. 1) I just completed the May ...
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8 of My Favorite Things from May!

It’s been a pretty incredible month of geek. Here are a few things that are getting me talking.   Champions of Aetaltis Most of what I have to say about this Kickstarter is covered in the video. What I can add is the ...
Campaign Trail

Campaign Settings – Prehistoric/Lost World

This week on the Campaign Trail I’m taking a quick break from the Adventure Building series (which will continue next week) to preview a new series I’ll be sharing with our readers for most of the summer. This article is ...