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XP for Gold: How it Actually Works

Here’s a guest post by Wyatt Billingsley looking at how to use XP for Gold in your game. In the first edition of Dungeons and Dragons, players could acquire experience points from collecting treasure, and when I first heard of ...
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Kevin’s Spellbook: Mage Hand

*poof* Welcome back, ye seekers of the mysteries of the universe!  This week we are going to take a look at a mage’s best friend, Mage Hand. This versatile cantrip is one of the most useful utility cantrips in the ...
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Monthly Encounter #15: The Hunt for the Giant Turkey (lvls ...

Here at Tribality, we’ve decided to provide our readers with Encounters ready to be added to your table. I’ll be creating new ones monthly for you to have a big collection to look through when you run out of ideas ...
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Kevin’s Spellbook: Major Image

Hello, students of the arcane!  Today we will look at one of my favorite spells, Major Image. Illusions offer players a powerful way to manipulate the game world. A well-crafted illusion can be the pivotal moment in a game, distracting ...
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3 Villains for your Halloween-themed one shots or sidemissions

Thumbnail Art by David Harrington Halloween is almost here! Time to get that one-shot or side mission for your campaign ready. I’ve got some great magic items created last week and now all we need are some people to wield ...
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Save Your Campaign from the Holidays

It’s Halloween this week! My campaign is taking a week off from our main campaign and we’re planning to play a Halloween one-shot. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year are all right around the corner too. Holidays can create challenges ...
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3 Halloween-themed magic items for your players

Thumbnail art by Nuno Nobre This next Thursday it’s going to be 2 years since I started working for Tribality. As a way of celebrating it, I wanted to do something different. Taking into account that Halloween is right around ...
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Ancient Tech of Vodari

Many settings, from Vodari to Breath of the Wild, include Ancients whose technology are indistinguishable from magic. In some, it’s even the main source of magic items! Anyway, in this article I’m thinking about what some of those cool items ...
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Halloween Roundup 2020

Halloween is just around the corner so it’s time for my big list of Halloween adventures, monsters, music, and more. RAVENLOFT Run Ravenloft this Halloween as a one-shot… just like the original co-creator Tracy Hickman has done with his group ...
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Advanced Character Backgrounds

Not all games start at level one. When this happens, the characters are leveled, and maybe, if the GM/ DM is lucky the player might add a sentence or two more to the background to flesh it out more. Unfortunately, ...