D&D 5e

5th Edition of Dungeons & Dragons Articles

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Five Commonly Confused Rules in D&D 5e

In my last article (Five Tips for New Dungeon Masters), my top tip was to “Know the Rules”. The rules are the skeleton of the game. You can flesh out the story all you want, but without a skeleton you’ll ...
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Monthly Encounter #02: Stuck in hell (lvls 5-9)

Thumbnail art by Vladyslava Hladkova Here at Tribality, we’ve decided to provide our readers with Encounters ready to be added to your table. I’ll be creating new ones monthly for you to have a big collection to look through when ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Cleric, Druid, and Wizard Breakdown

Another UA release dropped today, with subclasses for the cleric (Twilight – not a vampire thing), druid (Wildfire – not a NERF gun), and wizard (Onomancy: divination through names). Not only am I into those concepts, the file name of ...
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The Artificer Class, Part Six

Today I’m finishing my exploration of Rich Howard’s Alchemist class, with the Irezumi, Metamorph, Poisoner, Pyromancer, and Re-Animator subclasses. Have I mentioned that Rich created an impressive array of subclasses? The best part, though, is how none of them tread ...
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Avernus’ Monster Trucks battles

There are many great vehicles and activities to do in Avernus. However, with all these Twisted Metal like Infernal War machines, it seems weird to me that there isn’t some combat arena for entertainment purposes. People in hell are used ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Bard and Paladin Breakdown

Another Unearthed Arcana already? Honestly didn’t expect this gift, and it makes me suspect that there’s a big announcement coming for the first half of next year. In this round of subclasses, we currently have coverage for barbarian, bard, monk, ...
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Baldur’s Gate: Descent into Avernus Review

I’ve received a review copy of Descent into Avernus, with the ridiculously gorgeous limited cover. Let’s see if I can complete a review in a single article! Descent is 256 pages – shorter than Dungeon of the Mad Mage, longer ...
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Baldur’s Gate Descent into Avernus – Preview

Welcome to Avernus. The new D&D book that has been released today! Avernus was an ancient name for a volcanic crater near Cumae, Italy, in the region of Campania west of Naples. Avernus was the entrance to the underworld in ...
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Social Combat (5e)

The following are some optional rules I have been working on for goal based social battles for Fifth Edition. I wanted something that would not take much work to learn, so I followed the framework of regular combat. Let me ...
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Five Tips for New Dungeon Masters

You’ve taken on the responsibility of Dungeon Master for your Dungeons & Dragons group. What pushed you over the edge? Curiosity about the game? Broken scheduling promises from other DMs? A love of fireball throwing, button pushing, murder-hobos? Even if ...