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Naval Combat Rules for D&D 5th Edition – Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Sea Chases & Complications The Seas of Vodari – 5th Edition Swashbuckling & Sorcery Everything you need to run exciting seafaring campaigns full of swashbuckling action and magical ...
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Naval Combat Rules for D&D 5th Edition – Part 1

I just started running a new campaign set in Vodari, a homebrew world where an entire continent sunk nearly 1000 years ago. Today, my players find themselves in a world where civilization has risen again on the scattered islands that ...
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D&D 5e Christmas/Holiday Adventure – The Darkest Night

The Darkest Night is a holiday themed adventure where players battle an ancient evil to save Krinklefest. This adventure can be used as an outline for any game system, but the specific details are for four 1st-level adventurers using the rules ...
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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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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 ...