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Master The Dungeon: Why Do We Need to Take Downtime Seriously?

Posted Tuesday 07 Apr 2020: The following article was written by guest post writer Denes Csiszar of Fanatic 5. The Case of the (Almost) Uninterrupted Game When I went to university some 24 years ago, it was in city with a vibrant RPG community. We played two or three times a we - more

Nerdarchy: Player Agency Can Be a Game Master Resource

Posted Tuesday 07 Apr 2020: During a recent conversation with Nerdarchist Ted he told me about a fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons game he ran. Each month Ted runs a live stream game sponsored by RPG Crate. Time was a factor for these sessions, which … Read More - more

Skokie Dungeons and Dragons - The Crimson Empire: FFrost Giant

Posted Tuesday 07 Apr 2020: I like everything about this drawing except the arms. His right arm and hand are much too small and stiff. His left hand looks good, his arm is supposed to be in perspective, but just comes off looking weird. I will have to fix those when I ink it in - more

The D&D Party: Cooperative Evil

Posted Monday 06 Apr 2020: My favorite module -- maybe the only one I really know well -- is Return to the Tomb of Horrors published for second edition. It's a revisit and an expansion of Gary Gygax's classical module from the 1970s. The original has a well-earned reputation - more

D&D Beyond: Encounter of the Week: Sylvan Genesis

Posted Monday 06 Apr 2020: Dryads in treant mecha-suits! And you thought this dark, enchanted forest couldnt get any weirder! Encounter of the Week gives you a standalone adventure you can drop in the middle of your D&D campaign. - more

Wizards D&D Articles: Sage Advice Compendium

Posted Monday 06 Apr 2020: We gather some of the most frequent D&D rules questions and provide answers to them in the Sage Advice Compendium. Today were releasing an update to the compendium, which includes the following new material:... - more

Dungeon Solvers: Character Build: Path of the Zealot Barbarian

Posted Monday 06 Apr 2020: Path of the Zealot Barbarian I recently got the opportunity to play a one-shot. Originally I mulled around the idea of trying out the Oath [...]The post Character Build: Path of the Zealot Barbarian appeared first on Dungeon Solvers. - more

Skokie Dungeons and Dragons - The Crimson Empire: EEttin

Posted Monday 06 Apr 2020: My line art improves. Besides the Ape, this was the first relatively humanoid figure I drew for this challenge.​I like the massive Hulk like legs and perspective. The gangly arms and two heads were fun to draw. I even remembered to take 2 in-pr - more

CROSS PLANES: A to Z of My D&D Campaign: B is for the Broken Lands

Posted Monday 06 Apr 2020: The Broken Lands, as published for the DnD Rules Cyclopedia, was home to the Orcs of Thar and was North East of the Republic of Darokin.For the purposes of my Campaign, it is now wedged North of the Grand Duchy of Karameikos between Rockhome and the - more

The Alpine DM: Spice Things Up: D&D Travel

Posted Sunday 05 Apr 2020: As the old saying goes, it’s about the journey; not the destination. With D&D travel, this might not always feel like the case. Why should the players be interested in what happens on the road when they are headed towards the burial grounds - more

Nerdarchy: D&D Ideas Unseen Enemies

Posted Sunday 05 Apr 2020: Welcome once again to the weekly newsletter. This week’s topic is unseen enemies, which we discussed in our live chat. We hangout every Monday evening at 8 p.m. EST and talk about D&D, RPGs, gaming, life and whatever nerdy stuff … Rea - more

Nerdarchy: D&D Party Composition Playing an All Paladin Party

Posted Saturday 04 Apr 2020: Over on the Nerdarchy YouTube channel Nerdarchists Dave and Ted explore the idea of anall paladin party for fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons. This video series continues to prove popular and Im sharing my take on the concept of single … R - more

DnD Duet: Descent into Avernus: Duet Edition, Introduction

Posted Saturday 04 Apr 2020: In this introductory post for our new series, Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus, the duet edition, we cover some initial thoughts on character creation and session zero ideas for the campaign. Early on in the planning process, there will be several - more

Skokie Dungeons and Dragons - The Crimson Empire: DDragon

Posted Saturday 04 Apr 2020: This is where I started to get into more detail and more definitive line strokes. This is when I could actually see some progress in my sketching. I also began to use the illustrations as a suggestion and began to imprint my personalized style. Forgo - more

DnD Duet: D&D Online: Player Prep

Posted Saturday 04 Apr 2020: In this post, I'll cover some important player considerations for you to work through before your online D&D session starts so you'll be prepared for full immersion at your virtual tabletop. Your two primary steps are to review your notes from t - more