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Aquatic / PirateD&D 5eFrom the DepthsMonsters & NPCs

Lord of the Deep: Dire Stomatopods for 5th edition

Life has been crazy over the past two weeks around the Howard household, so please excuse any delays in posting. I’ll be returning to the Enemies & Encounters series next week because I want to give it the time and ...
AdventuresEye of the Beholder

In the Eye of the Beholder: Treasure

Glistening piles of coin, an enchanted sword shining with elvish runes, a trinket stolen from a dragon’s hoard, all of these things are treasure to your players, and they are vitally important to making a storyline set in a fantasy ...
AdventuresGolarionPathfinder RPG

It’s Hammer Time! New Giantslayer Adventure Path Available

The latest volume (3 of 6) of the Giantslayer Adventure Path includes: “Forge of the Giant God,” a Pathfinder adventure for 7th-level characters, by Tim Hitchcock. A gazetteer of the Mindspin Mountains, one of Avistan’s largest mountain ranges, by Mark ...
AdventuresCampaign Trail

Adventure Building: Part 3 – Backstory, Setting and Hooks

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 In the first article in this series I looked at what you should consider when getting started creating your own adventure. This second article in the ...
GM ResourcesRole Initiative

The Endless Character Stats Debate

Here’s a question that every DM gets asked a hundred times: How do you roll stats/attribute scores? Doesn’t sound like a terribly tough question; but, depending on your players and the kind of avatars they are accustomed to playing, the ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Character Options for a High Seas Campaign

As some of you might know, I run a waterborne campaign of my own in my Vodari setting. In the latest Unearthed Arcana, Mike Mearls has provided some great options for your seafaring adventures. I actually set-up Minotaurs and Swashbucklers ...
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Weekend Shout Out: The Adventure a Week Blog

If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the 3-time ENnie nominated, 2014 Silver ENnie-winning, AaWBlog, now’s the time! The focus of AdventureAWeek.com is primarily on publishing adventures compatible with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game such as Rise of the Drow and Snow White, but has recently ...
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Games Change Lives: Hero Kids RPG for Ages 4-10

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of gaming with kids as early as humanly possible; I do own a website called www.gameschangelives.com after all. When my wife and I decided to have kids, I spent quite a bit ...
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D&D Elemental Evil Trinkets Table

“The Dungeons & Dragons universe is chock full of treasures. Some in the form of gold and silver and some in the form of a glass orb containing a clockwork goldfish or mysterious unbendable needles. Time to make room in ...
AdventuresCampaign Trail

Adventure Building: Part 2 – Creating a Threat

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 In the first article in this series I looked at what you should consider when getting started creating your own adventure. This second article in this ...