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D&D 5e Combat – Initiative in Adventurers League

So after playing for a while with people in D&D Adventures League games, I’ve noticed a strange behavior when players roll for initiative and the dexterity check is a tie. When they tie, they will compare each other’s dexterity, or do ...
Monsters & NPCsPathfinder RPG

Monster Mash

If you have not heard yet, the newest addition to the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game is hitting subscribers and game stores now. The Monster Codex is a mighty tome, filled with some of the most iconic foes in the game. Each ...
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10 Awesome Monsters for a D&D 5e Mountain Encounter

Aquatic | Arctic | Cave or Underground | Desert | Forest | Grassland | Jungle | Mountain | Swamp Are your adventurers struggling to find a mountain path to the red dragon’s lair? Did your party just escape from a ...
Races

Aarakocra – 5e Playable Race

I thought I would share a playable race build for an Aarakocra created by Rich Howard. This image is by Christopher Burdett and is the official one from the Monster Manual (his art appears on many pages of the Monster ...
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10 Awesome Monsters for a D&D 5e Arctic Encounter

Aquatic | Arctic | Cave or Underground | Desert | Forest | Grassland | Jungle | Mountain | Swamp Are your adventurers freezing to death on their way to a frozen temple? Did your party just escape a prison to ...
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10 Awesome Monsters for a D&D 5e Swamp Encounter

Aquatic | Arctic | Cave or Underground | Desert | Forest | Grassland | Jungle | Mountain | Swamp Are your adventurers heading into a swamp? Are they lost? Does your group need to find some monsters? Let us do ...
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Star Wars Jedi – D&D 5e Build

So I started making this Star Wars Jedi build with my son. He is a Dungeons & Dragons 5e rules guru, and I discussed some things I’d light to see, and ideas I had and we worked on this for ...
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10 Awesome Monsters for a D&D 5e Desert Encounter

Aquatic | Arctic | Cave or Underground | Desert | Forest | Grassland | Jungle | Mountain | Swamp Are your adventurers parched and starving in a desert wilderness? Does your group need a little challenge on the way to ...
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Star Frontiers / D&D 5e Conversion Part 1

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 Okay.  There are three role playing games that I liked back in the ’80s from TSR: Dungeons & Dragons, Star Frontiers and Top Secret. With the ...
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Minions

So I’ve been thinking of Minions.  Minions surrounding the players and being hacked to pieces (the minions hopefully), only to be replaced by another one as their master/leader runs away to safety. Specifically taking some of the features of 4th ...