Thoughts & Things

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D&D 5e Character Optimization – Monk

This week we have a character optimization for the Monk class by Yunru from the Wizards of the Coast community forums that was deleted. Lots of edits, formatting, additions and corrections.
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Wild West – Crimes and Punishment

I’ve been working to define some more aspects of my Wild West campaign setting based on 1870s Western United States. I started to put together ideas about crimes and punishment, and pulled a lot of ideas from TSR’s Boot Hill. ...
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The Adventure Zone – a D&D 5th Edition Actual Play ...

One of the funniest and most entertaining actual play RPG podcasts out there is The Adventure Zone. The Adventure Zone comes to us from the McElroy brothers of the My Brother, My Brother and Me podcast. Griffin McElroy takes the ...
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D&D 5e Character Optimization – Bard

Today in Thoughts and Things, we have the optimization of the D&D 5th edition Bard Class that has been archived from the Wizards of the Coast D&D Community boards. It has since sadly been deleted, and we can present it ...
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Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters: Faerun Under Siege

Last year I talked about the D&D Dice Masters game, and coming in February WizKids will be releasing the second installment of D&D Dice masters called Faerûn Under Siege! Dice Masters is a quick game that uses dice to build ...
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Wild West Setting for D&D 5e – Tribal Shaman NPC

I put together a 5th edition Gunfighter Class for player characters recently. I think it fits well into an 1870’s Wild West campaign that I’ve been working on. Wild West was one of the first homebrew settings that I put ...
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D&D 5e Character Optimization – Ranger

So a lot of the character optimization posts were deleted when Wizards of the Coast’s closed their community page this week. Fortunately, I saved several of the ones that I liked. What follows is the character optimization for the Ranger from ...
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Harry Potter – Spells for D&D

I’ve been thinking about Harry Potter since the word came out that there is going to be another story in the series added. It’s a play but still sounds interesting none the less.
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Star Wars Jedi – D&D 5e Homebrew

Last year I put together a Rules as Written (RAW) character build that could be used for D&D 5th edition to play a Jedi. After putting it together, there were a lot of great comments and critiques, and one that ...
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D&D Monstrous Manual for 5th edition – Part 2

The monstrous manual conversion continues this week with the Aurumvorax. If you have the Monstrous Manual, then you can read about their habitat, ecology and other things.