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5th Edition of Dungeons & Dragons Articles

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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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10 Encounters for your Tundra Adventures

Thumbnail art by Artur Mósca Now that Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden has come out, you may want more encounters than the ones that already are in the book. This may also be useful for your tundra or freezing cold ...
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Using D&D’s Thunder Rift Setting for 5e

There’s been lots of excitement about old settings lately getting released for 5th edition. This week, we have a guest post from Mark Compton looking at the Thunder Rift setting. While stumbling through the internet a few years back, I ...
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Storm Edge Campaign Setting 16: Gods of Eight Isles ‐ ...

Welcome back to the world of STORM EDGE: THE ADVENTURES IN EIGHT ISLES! This week, we are continuing to learn more about the Gods of The Eight Isles. (For part 1 – go here) Celestial Nobles Celestial Nobles consist of ...
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Rime of the Frostmaiden Review

The new hardback adventure from Wizards of the Coast is here, sending PCs where the sun don’t shine. No, really, that’s the plot! Auril, the Frostmaiden, has blocked out the sun over Icewind Dale, save for four hours of twilight ...
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Storm Edge Campaign Setting 15: Gods of Eight Isles ‐ ...

Welcome back to the world of STORM EDGE: THE ADVENTURES IN EIGHT ISLES! This week, we are delving deeper into the mythologies and gods worshipped among the denizens of The Eight Isles. Let’s begin at, well, the beginning.   ORIGIN: ...
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A Villain’s Fatal Flaw

So far we have looked at how to create a compelling villain and how to create their organization of evil, so now let’s look at what makes villains sympathetic and compelling to fight against their fatal flaw.  A fatal flaw ...
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Storm Edge Campaign Setting 14: Monsters of Eight Isles ‐ ...

Welcome back to the world of STORM EDGE: THE ADVENTURES IN EIGHT ISLES! This week, we are introducing some of the new monsters from The Eight Isles that adventures may encounter near rivers, lakes and seas. See below for more. ...
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Midnight Mask Roguish Archetype

Here’s another thing I’m working on for Under the Seas of Vodari. It’s inspired by the same ideas as a roguish archetype I posted in Harbinger of Doom almost five years ago, but I’ve reworked the flavor text to fit ...
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Creating an Organization of Evil

So you have your big bad evil guy, right? You’ve developed their motivations, their world view and have given them a compelling reason for their actions. What’s next? Well, they need henchmen to carry out their will! Let’s do some ...