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5th Edition of Dungeons & Dragons Articles

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Fangs for the Memories! Vampire NPC’s

There are many ways you can use Vampires, unliving blood drinkers in your games. Here are some questions to run through to help you define them as ongoing antagonists. Which creatures do you allow to return from the grave? – ...
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Action Points Revisited – Hero & Villain Points (5e)

Back in October, I looked at three alternatives to Inspiration for D&D Fifth Edition. One of the three alternatives I looked at was Action Points (or Hero Points). This week on the Campaign Trail, I’m looking at tweaking Action Points ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Into the Wild Breakdown

This month’s Unearthed Arcana takes us on a journey. That’s the, um, topic. Journeys? Anyway, this is a rules module for when hour-by-hour wandering through a wilderness region isn’t right for the situation. As Mearls explains in the intro, this ...
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Animal Companions & Familiars

Need some ideas to spice up having animal companions and familiars? try these on for size! – Reincarnated Sibling When you grew up and your sibling got slain and then reincarnated, or just transmuted in some way into an animal. ...
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Xanathar’s Guide Breakdown, Part Seven

Hey, it’s Part Seven and we’re finally out of Chapter One! I expect Chapter Two to go a good bit faster, as we get into optional rules modules and suggested handling for unusual cases. Still, there’s a lot here, and ...
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Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes (D&D 5e) – May 2018 Release ...

Added: Just got the official press release. I have added the details to this story. It looks like we’re getting content for DMs and players. Most interesting is that it looks like we’re getting notes on running higher tier play, ...
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NAVAL COMBAT for D&D 5e Preview

Hey everyone! I know we’ve been quiet for a while, but we have some PDFs in the pipeline. The next one up will be the ‘NAVAL COMBAT (5e) – Running Sea Encounters for Ships & Monsters‘. It’s clocking in at ...
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Xanathar’s Guide Breakdown, Part Six

After a month-and-a-bit to cover a few other things, I’m back to continue my deep dive into Xanathar’s Guide to Everything. Today, I’ll finish up Chapter One with This Is Your Life and Racial Feats. On the plus side, this ...
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Naval Sea Chases & Complications

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Sea Chases & Complications Are you looking to run exciting, fast paced naval encounters where all your players have something to do each turn? Do you want to ...
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Deadly Delves: Reign of Ruin Review

Part of developing the market around third-party 5e products is broadening the review base, so that potential buyers have something to go on. With that long-term self-interest at heart, then, I’m reviewing Deadly Delves: Reign of Ruin, written by Richard ...