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How to Use Side Quests to Deliver Exposition

Today, as part of our ongoing series on side quests, we’ll take a look at how side quests ...
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What Makes a Good Side Quest

When planning a campaign, a lot of energy and preparation time is spent on the main throughline or ...
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How to Easily Incorporate Side Quests

Side quests don’t have to be distracting fetch quests or the infamous escort quests so often present in ...
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Using Sentient Magic Items to Further Character Development

Sentient magic items offer a unique way to offer players new opportunities to roleplay their character. Maintaining a ...
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Using Rumors to Create a Living World

As a DM it’s my goal to create a believable world for my players to explore, interact with, ...
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Finding a Big Bad: Undead

In our final article of this series, we’ll take a look at a group of monsters so varied ...
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Finding a Big Bad: Oozes

The evil shampoos of the Dungeons and Dragons multiverse, oozes are classic monsters that no dungeon worth its ...
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Finding a Big Bad: Plants!

Get out your trowels and gardening gloves, today we’re going to dive into the jungles of the Plant ...
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Finding a Big Bad: Monstrosities

This week we take a look at one of the broadest categories of monsters in Dungeons and Dragons ...
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Finding the Big Bad: Giants

Today we’ll take a look at the Giant monster type. We’ve previously looked at using giants beyond their ...