D&D 5e

5th Edition of Dungeons & Dragons Articles

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Converting High CR Monsters into PC Races

I’ve done a few conversions now of Monster Manual creatures into PC races, both here and at www.gameschangelives.com and the vast majority of feedback has been great. There have been a few conversations about various abilities or choices I’ve made ...
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D&D 5e Combat – Initiative House Rule Option #1

I wrote an article about initiative, strategy and team play.  Recently after reading some more, and playing, I am ready to just throw Initiative out the window.  I am more in favor of what Robert Schwalb has going with in ...
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High Power Races: Thri-Kreen

Along with the aarakocra, the thri-kreen are one of my favorite non-standard races to play. Unique and alien, thri-kreen provide for unusual roleplaying opportunities and unusual flavor at the table. The challenge? Thri-kreen are a powerful PC race (see Behind ...
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Christmas Themed Adventures

When I went looking for a Christmas one-shot adventure, I was surprised to see there was not much content of any sort out there. Here is the list of what I was able to find. We have added our own ...
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UPDATED! Reviews – D&D 5th Edition Dungeon Master’s Guide

Dec 15 – Added io9 Review Dec 12 – Added Clever Move DMG Review Dec 11 – Added Kill Screen DMG Review Dec 5 – Added Geek Dad’s Rolling an Adventure Using the Dungeon Master’s Guide Part I and 2 ...
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Jeremy Crawford Polygon Interview – Dungeon Master’s Guide Details and ...

Charlie Hall at Polygon interviewed Jeremy Crawford of Wizards of the Coast. Their conversation focused on the just released Dungeon Master’s Guide.
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D&D – New Columns Announced to Replace Legends & Lore ...

It will be nice to finally get some regular content flowing from Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Chris Perkins and others. The final Legends & Lore article has been published and it provides a look at what is coming for 2015 ...
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Magic Items by Rarity – D&D 5th Edition Dungeon Master’s ...

Wizards of the Coast have moved from providing previews of the DMG to providing “goodies” for DMs. The Magic Items By Rarity listing is a 3 page long supplement and the first resource of a set of supplement resources they ...
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Oriental Adventures – Samurai & Ninjas

A few months ago when I first received the D&D 5th edition Player’s Handbook, I put together a Samurai & a Ninja character build. I had pulled together information from the AD&D book Oriental Adventures, Wikipeida, and some information that ...
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D&D 5th Edition Dungeon Master’s Guide Preview – Monster Lists

Table of Contents | Creating a Multiverse | Creating NPC Characters | Villainous Class Options | Traps | Downtime Activities | Magic Item Tables | Deck of Many Things | Magic Items A-Z | Figurine of Wonderous Power | Magic ...