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A Guide to Roleplaying Tieflings

Speak of the devil, it’s time for tieflings! Unlike half-orcs, half-elves, or other outsider races, roleplaying tieflings means dealing with the fact that the corruption that manifests in their bodies as horns, tails, and other devilish features was a choice ...
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A Guide to Roleplaying Gnomes

Gnomes. I never really got this race. They always seemed like magical halflings and I struggled to find a way to play them in my games as anything other than that. But while they share many characteristics as halflings, gnomes ...
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A Guide to Roleplaying Goblins

Per special request by a reader, this week we’ll be examining how to roleplay goblins. Goblins are one of my favorite races, and one of my favorite words. Both smarmy and evil, comical and cruel, goblins make fantastic enemies and ...
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A Guide to Roleplaying Dragonborn

If you’re anything like me, you dreamed about being a dragon as a child. The power, the freedom, the awesome scales! By choosing to roleplay dragonborn you can capture some of that magic and get to wield a big ol’ ...
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Even MORE Commonly Confused Rules in D&D 5e

The more I dug into the lesser known or often misinterpreted rules of Dungeons & Dragons, the more material I found to discuss. One article has grown into three. You can view the first two articles here and here. So, ...
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A Guide to Roleplaying Halflings

Roleplaying a halfling lets you be a character who charms the hat off a wizard or lets their luck see them through a hairbrained scheme. While in earlier versions they were essentially hobbits ripped from the pages of the book, ...
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A Guide to Roleplaying Dwarves

Roleplaying dwarves can be so much more than vaguely Scottish accents, drinking ale, and swinging an axe around. Today we are going to take a look at what drives dwarves and how you can quickly develop a complex dwarf for ...
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A Guide to Roleplaying Humans

Humans are defined by their ambition more than other races in Dungeons & Dragons 5e. Humans are one of the shortest-lived races compared to the other common races. Where an elf or dwarf might see it their life’s work to ...
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A Guide to Roleplaying Lizardfolk

Lizardfolk are one of my favorite races in D&D. Who doesn’t love massive scaly swamp monsters? They are mechanically interesting and have a ton of interesting roleplaying hooks that present challenges and opportunities for even the most veteran roleplayer, all ...
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A Guide to Roleplaying Half-Elves

Are half-elves not your thing? Check out these articles on how to roleplay elves or half-orcs. Half-elves are one of the most popular races people choose, after humans and elves, according to this survey. That’s not too surprising as they ...