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Using Monsters Beyond Their Stat Blocks: Mind Flayers

Today we’ll tackle the infamous inter-planer menace: Mind Flayers. Let’s take a look at how a DM could ...
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Using Monsters Beyond their Stat Block: Orcs

Today let’s take a look at the most fearsome of foes, Orcs, and how to use them beyond ...
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Using Monsters Beyond Their Stat Blocks: Goblinoid Tactics

I know I promised to discuss Orcs in last week’s article, but I had a realization that I ...
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How to Run A Tutorial One-Shot

So, you have a bunch of friends who want to play Dungeons & Dragons but none of them ...
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Improvising and Adjusting to Character Decisions

In any campaign that I have DM’d the players came up with some solution or go off toward ...
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Roleplay in Combat

Of the three pillars of Dungeons & Dragons (or any tabletop roleplaying game for that matter), roleplaying is ...
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Five Magic Items to Inspire Player Creativity

Magic items are a huge part of any Dungeons & Dragons game. Players love getting them. DMs love ...
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Five Tips for Engaging Players

The schedules have finally aligned! You and your friends are gathered for a tabletop game night.  You’ve jotted ...
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Five MORE Commonly Confused Rules in D&D 5e

Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition has a lot of rules. Thankfully, you don’t need to know all of ...
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Five Commonly Confused Rules in D&D 5e

In my last article (Five Tips for New Dungeon Masters), my top tip was to “Know the Rules”. ...