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Faerie Tales: Naiads, Pixies, and Sprites for 5e

A dear friend of mine asked me to run a 5e adventure for his kids over the holiday. It will be their first official D&D game, though since their dad is a video game designer they are more than familiar with ...
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Aquatic Allies: Karkinoi (aka What Makes a Race?)

There are a number of excellent blogs and podcasts about creating campaign worlds, from our own Shawn Ellsworth’s World Building series, to James Introcaso’s World Builder blog, and the Dungeon Master’s Block Creation and Inspiration episodes. Not long after joining Tribality I ...
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The Pacific Mythos – Pacific Deities

This week we have a guest post from Margot Fernandez, who I asked to share her work on bringing Pacific deities into early editions of Dungeons & Dragons. This article outlines the deities and you’ll find a link to a ...
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Novel Inspiration: Sendrians for 5th edition.

Sendrians are a sea lion-like sentient species from the Star Wars Expanded Universe (SWEU). An aquatic parallel to the centaur, the sendrians have a humanoid torso connected to a sea lion’s lower body. Effectively a marine mammal species, the most interesting aspect of ...
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Natural Lycanthropes in 5th ed – Wereshark

Whether an ancient race or the rare child of an inflicted parent, natural lycanthropes (as opposed to infected lycanthropes) can add a level of intrigue, fear, and drama to your campaign. Systems like Werewolf: The Apocalypse, settings like Kobold Press’ ...
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Aquatic Allies: Cnidarians for 5th edition

This week’s From the Depths is brought to you by the awesome supporters on Patreon! Huge thanks to Elliot Riddell and Nick Hoyt for inspiring, brainstorming, and play testing this new Aquatic Ally for 5th ed! Cnidarians are a semi-humanoid race from an aquatic ...
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Novel Inspiration: Chagrians for 5th edition

Chagrians are a Star Wars species seen in many of the films and Expanded Universe media, most notably as the assistant to the Emperor, and it’s one I only recently discovered has an aquatic origin. Though there are scores of aquatic sentient ...
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Novel Inspiration: Nautolans for 5th edition

Nautolans are a highly adaptable amphibious humanoid species canon to the Star Wars Universe, the most famous being Jedi Master Kit Fisto. Nautolans make an excellent species template for any aquatic scifi species or fantasy race. Their comfort both above ...
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Naval Encounters for D&D 5th Edition

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Sea Chases & Complications Check Out Our Naval Combat Guide Batten Down the Hatches! Are you looking to run exciting, fast paced naval encounters where all your players ...
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Oceans, The Final Frontier: Aquatic Inspiration for Science Fiction, Part ...

Since the start of the 21st Century, I’ve come across numerous articles, photos, forum posts, and websites offering glimpses into actual or imagined futures. From the Blue Planet RPG Yahoo Group, to Facebook and other social media, it’s relatively easy these ...