Tag: GM

D&D 5e

Five Tips for New Dungeon Masters

You’ve taken on the responsibility of Dungeon Master for your Dungeons & Dragons group. What pushed you over ...
ColumnsDM's Tips & Tricks

Maintaining Engagement and Solving Problems at the Table

Thumbnail Image from Netflix’s Stranger Things S03 Last week I had one of those sessions where I as ...
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Bonds and flaws in characters

Thumbnail art by Rosen Simeonov It was a long journey but you finally seem to be reaching destination. ...
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Create a backstory that is good both for you and ...

Thumbnail image by Bill Zhang Have you ever had that kind of character that has a simple backstory ...
Performance Check

Thanksgiving Treats for 5e

Happy American Thanksgiving! Holidays are a magical experience. Fights break out with your racist family members. You cry ...
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Five Magic Items with Spooky ATOMBments

A look at five magic items for use with D&D 5e that require something more than a standard ...
Campaign TrailGM Resources

5 Ways to Save Your Campaign from Summer Vacation

This week on the Campaign Trail, I’m looking at vacations and how to make sure your campaign survives ...
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Combatting the Far Realm: The Zodiac and the Celestial Sorcerer

The first in an ongoing look at developing story and lore for the Far Realm. The overarching goal ...
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Modular Base Construction in D&D 5e

If domain management daunts you, take a look at some RTS-inspired guidelines for module base construction for use ...
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Five Harvest-Themed Cursed Items

A look at five harvest-themed cursed items for use in 5e games.