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Aquatic Allies: Locathah for 5th edition

Although humanoid in shape, locathah are piscinoids and share little in appearance with land-based humanoid races. Locathah vary greatly in their scale color, size, and temperament. Females and males look very much alike whatever area of the ocean they come ...
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System Agnostic: NPC Concept – The Cat Lady

On my interview with the DM’s Block Podcast, near the end we presented the concept of a ‘crazy cat lady’ whose cats were actually dangerous beasts. I wanted to sketch out the concept with a little more detail for this ...
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Elemental Evil Player’s Companion

The Elemental Evil Player’s Companion has been released on DnDClassics.com/RPG Drive Thru/RPG Now as a PDF download. New Races: Aarakocra, Deep Gnome, Genasi, and Goliath, and TONS of New Spells.
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6 Game Inspiring Fantasy/Sci-Fi Series

What fantasy or science fiction series first got you hooked onto the genre? Which author or combination of writers are your favorite or at least have a special place on your bookshelf? When you play or run roleplaying games, how ...
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The Art of Magic; Irezumi for 5th edition Alchemists

The Irezumi is an archetype for the Alchemist class and is one of eight traditions, including Metamoporhs, Poisoners, Artificers, Reanimators, Herbwardens, and more. You’ll need the core class presented in the original article and this to play the irezumi. Irezumi Irezumi are the ...
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Terrify Your Players in all the Right Ways!

Award-Winning author and Tribality.com contributor, J.M. Perkins, guests on the Dungeon Master’s Block this week talking about survivalism and horror in gaming. One of J.M.’s incredible strengths is taking the simplest items or creatures most gamers ignore, and creating a horrific ...
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Tables of Adventure

We have another guest post by Robert Evans. I have a confession to make. I LOVE tables. As a GM that’s frequently too lazy to fully prep for what my players might do I learned pretty pretty early how to ...
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World Building – Part 4: Making Your World Work

Intro | History | Religion | Working Worlds | Geography | Filling Your World | Your Players | Player Options From Asgard to Zothique, there are many, many richly imagined worlds that have been created for books, games, movies, television ...
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Idea Flush – What to do When you Have Writer’s ...

This week we have a guest post by Robert Evans. Whether it’s from hitting a dead end creatively to having so many ideas you don’t know which one to go with the basic outcome is still the same.  Nothing gets ...
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5th Edition Fighters Built for Speed: Mariners/Skirmishers

This 5th edition fighter-based mariner is inspired by the ranger-based class introduced in one of my favorite Pathfinder supplements, Cerulean Seas, and credit goes where credit is due. Huge thanks to Emily Kubisz and the team at Alluria Publishing. Mariner/Skirmisher ...