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Extra Life – Play Games. Heal Kids.

Dungeons & Dragons Extra Life Team This time of year, the Extra Life charity event takes place, and the Dungeons & Dragons Team is taking on a $50,000 donation goal this year for Extra Life.  Our team has raised $46k so ...
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Wizards of the Coast’s Customer Service and my D&D 5e ...

This past weekend at a D&D Adventure League game at the local gaming store, I pulled out my D&D 5e Player’s Handbook to check out a class feature description. I then noticed that my favorite Player’s Handbook looked a little ...
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D&D 5e – Polymorph Spell – Is it Overpowered?

So during my lunch break yesterday, I was reading posts on some of the message boards, and I saw an interesting topic. The topic of the Polymorph spell came up being overpowered and was being restricted from use by some DMs. A ...
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Reputation Guidelines

I’ve been working on a set of guidelines for a DM to use player and non-player reputation for a D&D 5th edition game.  I’d like an easy way for a DM to decide how a player might know an NPC ...
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Halloween Theme Adventure

So for Halloween we are hosting a D&D 5th edition game.  We will be playing for a just few hours, so this is just a mini-adventure, but has plenty of potential to continue afterwards. If you are planning on hosting a ...
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10 Monsters for a D&D 5th Edition Halloween Monster Mash

Aquatic | Arctic | Cave or Underground | Desert | Forest | Mountain | Swamp Looking to provide your players with some tricks and treats in a fun little one-shot. We flipped through all 352 pages of the Monster Manual, so ...
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D&D 5e Combat – Initiative in Adventurers League

So after playing for a while with people in D&D Adventures League games, I’ve noticed a strange behavior when players roll for initiative and the dexterity check is a tie. When they tie, they will compare each other’s dexterity, or do ...
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The Folio: Neo-Retro Gaming Modules for 5th Edition

I heard about the R Scott Taylor’s The Folio Kickstarter from Ernest Gary Gygax Jr.  R Scott Taylor is the Art Director at Gygax Magazine, and so I was excited to go check out the project. I have seen a ...
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Savage Worlds

I had put together some rules for running a Wild West setting for D&D 5e one shot and posted it the other day.  I had a lot of comments come back, but one person said I should try out Savage ...
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Evil

Running a campaign for the players can be difficult.  It may be a hard time showing them what Evil creatures are doing, so a lot of times we are throwing monsters at them that are trying to kill them. The player’s kill ...