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Collection of tools, ideas, rules, research and other fun stuff we thought we share.

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D&D Monstrous Manual for 5th edition – Part 1

The D&D 5th edition monster manual has a ton of monsters to choose from, and they can be easily tweaked/adapted to different scenarios using the dungeon master’s guide. That is usually what I do. I take a strange creature, change ...
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D&D 5e – Conjurer Handbook

This Handbook from Wizards Community Forums was posted October 2014 has since been deleted. There were a lot of great optimization guides and handbooks that were also lost when all the information on the forums was deleted. Fortunately, I pulled ...
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Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide – Review

I have been reading Wizard of the Coast’s new D&D Book: Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide (SCAG), and overall I really like it. It’s a nice addition to my growing collection of 5th edition books. To be honest, when I first ...
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D&D 5e – Magic Item Guide

The Magic Item Guide was one of my favorite guides that was on Wizards of the Coast Community boards. It will soon be deleted along with the rest of them this Thursday (now November 5th)! So I ported it over into ...
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D&D 5e – Vampire Class and Custom Backgrounds

Vampire A handsome nobleman with angular features commands his three brides to attack a young man. The man stands paralyzed with fear as the three vampire women surround him and begin to eviscerate him with their sharp claws. By the ...
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D&D 5e Character Optimization – Barbarian

There are a lot of character builds that are going to be lost on Wizards of the Coast’s community page this week (or was that last week?). One of my favorite is the Gentleman’s Guide to Proper Barbarism, and there ...
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Heroes of Horror – Adding Horror into your Game

I have many books from previous editions. So one of the books in my collection is the D&D 3.5E book, Heroes of Horror by James Wyatt. There is a ton of great instruction on running a one-shot Horror game, or a continual Horror ...
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Collection of D&D 5e Player Build Guides

There are a lot of character building guides and handbooks out there. They are very detailed and have a lot of great information in them. There are a lot of them that can be found on the Wizards community boards, ...
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Tribality Celebrates its One Year Anniversary

Yes, Today is the one year anniversary of when we started Tribality. So today is Tribality.com’s “birthday!” Happy Birthday Website!!! It has been a lot of hard work, but there have been a lot of benefits. We have a lot ...
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Old School D&D Dungeon Module Conversion Guide

I’m writing an article on converting one of my favorite D&D modules for use with D&D 5th Edition. So I have a method that I’m using, and thought I should write down my thoughts. Maybe you guys like this stuff. 🙂 ...