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D&D | Kobold Press: Heroes of Nuria Natal: Gravebinder

Posted 27 Sep 2016: Oh, the lands of Nuria Natal! Where gods walk and men think it nothing to seek immortality. Where riches abound and fortunes are to be made in markets and in ancient tombs. Where the dead walk and the sun bakes. Nuria Natal is a land of wonders, whet - more

Power Score: What Happens When You Die in Dungeons & Dragons

Posted 27 Sep 2016: I've been meaning to write this one for a while. Today, I want to look at death in D&D. First we will go over the death rules from the 5e Player's Handbook and then we will look at what happens to your soul once you move on. At the end, I'll giv - more

Sly Flourish: Building Set-Piece Battles

Posted 27 Sep 2016: The fifth edition of Dungeons and Dragons takes us back to a time when combat encounters can be as short or as long as we want. Where many battles in D&D 4e took an hour or longer, 5e's design all - more

The Tome Show: Gamer to Gamer - Craig Campbell

Posted 27 Sep 2016: James Introcasosits down with Craig Campbell ofNerdBurger Games. Hes the mastermind behindMurders & a designer who left his mark onDungeons & Dragons. This podcast was recorded on September 8, 2016.Pleaserate and review The Tome Show o - more

Tribality: The Schemes of the Archfey, Part Two

Posted 27 Sep 2016: Last time in my series of articles on the fey, I presented story hooks for the first five Archfey. Now Im going back to that topic, with story hooks and interactions for the Green Man, the Night Collector, the Sea Hag, and the Thornweaver. Though th - more

Tribality: Get to Know the Giants

Posted 27 Sep 2016: Much like a robotic assassin from the future, Im back…and Ive brought giants with me. No, Im not training them to the zone entrance where an AFK ogre is blocking the entrance. In a previous article about the kenku, some comments suggested cr - more

Power Score: Dice, Camera, Action: Episode 23 - Curse of Strahd

Posted 27 Sep 2016: Title: Van Richten's Wild Ride You can watch this episode ction.html">I have a Dice, Camera, Action Episode Guide 5c97b3aae2">You can buy Curse of Strahd aAction/">Check out the Dice, Camera, Action section on reddit. The Party(Anna) Evelyn - Huma - more

Skyland Games: ScareFest preview 2016

Posted 27 Sep 2016: Fall is here! That means that AVLscarefest is only about a month away. Last year was a really fantastic time, and the organizers are going out of their way to apply feedback and make this year truly fantastic! From October 21-23 add set in the pictur - more

Power Score: Planescape - The Castle at the Edge of Time

Posted 27 Sep 2016: Last night we wrapped up the Tales from the Infinite Staircase adventure, and it went really well. While I heavily modified a lot of that book, there were a lot of fun and useful ideas in it.When planning this "final boss" battle, I sat down and trie - more

Tribality: WotC Sage Advice Rules Answers: September 2016

Posted 27 Sep 2016: There is a new Sage Advice article on the Wizards of the Coast D&D website by Jeremy Crawford. This time, Sage Advice answers questions on a variety of subjects such as Class Features, Feats, Combat, Spellcasting, Spells, Monster, Magic Items. Ru - more

D&D | Kobold Press: Beyond Damage Dice: Hammers and Bludgeons

Posted 27 Sep 2016: A weapon is more than the damage it deals. In combat, skilled warriors use their weapons to confuse, disorient, and disadvantage their enemies before moving in for the kill. Beyond Damage Dice ties unique maneuvers to weapons from both the core rules - more

Sly Flourish: Playing D&D Anywhere

Posted 27 Sep 2016: RPG superstar Monte Cook has a new game he's working on called Invisible Sun. A big part of the game is the recognition that it's hard for players to all gather around the table to play an RPG during - more

Power Score: Adventures in Eberron - The Mark of Prophecy

Posted 27 Sep 2016: I played in my friend's Eberron game yesterday. I am running an 8th level sorcerer who talks like Sean Connery (badly).We had finally assembled the deck of many things. The DM was expecting us to draw from it, but nobody wanted to! I had originally p - more

www. Newbie DM .com: Monster Conversion: Redcap

Posted 27 Sep 2016: Here’s the Redcap, a monster I first encountered in the 3rd. Edition Monster Manual 3. There is already a 5e version of it in DDAL4-6 The Ghost, an organized play module, and in Kobold Press’ Tome of Beasts. This is my version. I made it - more