D&D 5e

5th Edition of Dungeons & Dragons Articles

Aquatic / PirateD&D 5eFrom the DepthsGM Resources

100 Aquatic Enemies for 1st-5th level Characters

In this series I will be presenting creatures you can use for villains, lieutenants, minions, and wild encounters for 5th edition aquatic games. I will also be presenting encounter seeds for these villains at each tier. This week I bring you ...
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Defenders in 5th Edition D&D

A guest article written by Jessica Celeste Deuel: Hi everybody. Some of you may know me (and possibly hate me) from a couple 5th edition D&D Facebook groups out there, but I am a long time D&D player and a ...
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D&D: Princes of the Apocalypse Available Today!

From the Official Press Release… Wizards of the Coast today announced the launch of Princes of the Apocalypse, an epic adventure for the Elemental Evil story arc! Designed for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the ...
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Should Roleplaying Be Taught in Schools?

Do you think that the education system would benefit from roleplaying being taught to junior high and high school students? This week I want to explore the potential benefits that roleplaying can bestow upon all of us as well as ...
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D&D 5e Modifying Classes and Creating New Classes (Unearthed Arcana)

“Looking for more advice on modifying character classes? Dive into customization with some advice on class design.” Rodney Thompson, senior designer for the Dungeons & Dragons, just released the latest Unearthed Arcana article. The article outlines: how to create new class ...
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Paizo’s “The Emerald Spire” for 5th Edition, Part 4

Late last year, Paizo Kickstarted a superdungeon called “The Emerald Spire“. Along with the characteristicly beautiful production value and stunning art, each of the 16 levels of this detailed module has its own fold-out map in the style of Paizo’s other ...
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Reining in Dexterity: Initiative House Rule Option #3

Michael Long has posted two articles on interesting ways to make Initiative faster and more fluid in 5e. Those articles, plus an ongoing conversation with J.M. Perkins about Strength vs Dexterity in D&D (and roleplaying games in general), inspired the ...
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Elemental Evil: Princes of the Apocalypse Review

The new D&D adventure Elemental Evil: Princes of the Apocalypse comes out on Tuesday. I received my copy last week from Wizards of the Coast and started flipping through the book as quick as I could get it out of ...
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The Lore of Lost Mine of Phandelver

“Lost Mine of Phandelver” is, at least right now, probably the most widely played adventure in 5th edition D&D. As the adventure promises, you don’t need to be a Forgotten Realms expert to run it – but maybe some of this will ...
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Waves of Enchantment: Marine Magic for 5th edition

Even the early days of roleplaying were seeded with aquatic magic items, from the helmet of underwater action to the Apparatus of Kwalish. Almost all of these items were designed for surface races to spend time beneath the waves. In “Waves of Enchantment” I’ll ...