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4 Tips for Running Published Adventures

If you are playing D&D, Pathfinder or any of the many other tabletop roleplaying games, there are some pretty good published adventures out there. Who are published adventures for? Anyone really… first time gamemasters, world builders looking for an adventure ...
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The Undine, ERRT Transport

Last week I presented a campaign outline to take your D&D PCs from 1st-15th level. This week I’d planned to present enemies for use against parties of 16th-20th level, followed by a second aquatic campaign outline next week. Well, the list of enemies ...
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Splitting the Party

Rich Burlew isn't stressed by splitting the party, you shouldn't be either. Last week I mentioned how Kat Kuhl from the One Shot Campaign podcast handles their party splitting, or when a PC is unconscious. I recently read several conversations on ...
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5 Ways to Save Your Campaign from the Summer

This week on the Campaign Trail, I’m on vacation and writing from the family cottage. Summer is awesome, but it can create challenges to running your scheduled campaign each week, month or whenever. I thought I’d look at some ways ...
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1st – 15th level Aquatic Campaign Outline

In this series I have been presenting creatures you can use for villains, lieutenants, minions, and wild encounters for 5th edition aquatic games, as well as encounter seeds for these villains at each tier. At these highest tiers, I will be fleshing ...
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Learning to be Kuhl: GM’ing “Campaign”

“…Kat Kuhl has to adapt to some of the craziest shenanigans I’ve ever heard, and she does so with grace, skill, and aplomb. Listen to One Shot: Campaign…and learn from a Game Master who knows what she’s doing, and doing it ...
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25 Aquatic Enemies for 11th-15th 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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Free RPG Day – Goblins and More

On Saturday was Free RPG Day and game stores across the world participated in this event. If you missed the event there is still a chance to get some of the stuff.
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4 Ideas for Fixing the Alignment Problem

“Wait, I didn’t know there is an alignment problem?” or “Alignment ruins every game. Die alignment, die.” No other item on a character sheet is as controversial as alignment. Since the release of AD&D a two-axis alignment system has been ...
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5 Ways to Use the Planes as Plot Devices & ...

The planes are the fundamental dimensions that make up the multiverse in which a typical D&D setting takes place. The planes (typically) describe the creation of the universe, the existence of an afterlife and the breeding ground for half the ...