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Monthly Encounter #12: An Abominable Cavern (lvls 5-10)

Thumbnail art from Grady Frederick 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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Building a Pantheon: How to Choose Your Gods

Today we start a new series in worldbuilding focusing on a heavenly subject: creating pantheons for your tabletop roleplaying game. When creating a new world to play Dungeons and Dragons 5e, or any fantasy TRPG, the gods and the role ...
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More Faction Ranks’ benefits for your players

In my previous article, I tried to create something that would make the players care about their faction. If you don’t give them some benefit from scaling in them there’s nothing that will make them want to join one. Creating ...
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Character Archetypes for Quick NPCs

You are halfway through a carefully planned session. The players will travel down the Kingsroad and come across a town filled with zombies and meet the villain. Only they don’t go down the Kingsroad. They go north toward the Dread ...
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The Dungeoneer Background (D&D 5e) Available on DMsGuild

Tribality Publishing’s latest release, The Dungeoneer Background, is now available on DMsGuild. A background for Dungeon of the Mad Mage, Yawning Portal, and other dungeon-heavy campaigns. The Dungeoneer background is designed for anyone who is creating a Player Character (PC) ...
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First Thoughts: Neverland – The Impossible Island

Thumbnail Art from concept art of the Neverland Theme Park Last week I’ve got the pleasure of being gifted Neverland – The Impossible Island by a friend of its creator (props to @LaTiaJacquise for being awesome). Being this her first product ...
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The Spice Domain

The Spice Domain is a domain for those non-combat focused clerics who love to cook or want to be able to use cooking skills in-game. The cleric gets a handful of unique powers that allows them to be useful in ...
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How to Create and Use Lore in a Tabletop RPG

Lore — huh! What is it good for? I’m sure that joke has never been used before. Lore refers to the world’s backstory, and it serves to help give the campaign setting its own sense of character. Good lore creates ...
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Using Tattoos in your Game, P5

In part 1 we gave a definition of a tattoo,. We also examined how different classes might use tattoos,. Finally, we looked at monster markings and tattoos, as well as tattoo power levels. In part 2, we talked about how ...
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Collaborative World Building

Whenever starting out on a new campaign, the setting is often the first thing that I ask about. It’s often some aspect of the setting that really engages me and I can spin that out into a character. Perhaps it ...