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The Kind GM: DMs Guild Review Friends and Foes

Posted Monday 10 Aug 2020: Friends and Foes is a supplement by Cawood Publishing. This supplement provides 200 NPCs of levels 1-6. They are divided into three categories. The first one contains friendly NPCs, the second one enemies, and the last one is comprised of monstrous N - more

D&D Beyond: Encounter of the Week: Jarlaxles Reversal

Posted Monday 10 Aug 2020: Prepare for Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden with part eight of this ongoing mini-series. The characters have just explored the caverns within Kelvins Cairnbut upon returning to town, they hear a rumor that might send them right back up to the - more

Nerdarchy: 5 Insight Skill Challenges for 5E D&D

Posted Monday 10 Aug 2020: Salutations nerds. Today were going to be rolling some Insight checks. Get ready to cast detect bullcrap without using a spell slot because thats where were headed with this fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons material. For those of you just R - more

The Alexandrian: Remixing Avernus Part 6B: The Avernian Quest

Posted Monday 10 Aug 2020: Go to Table of Contents The PCs goal in Avernus is to free Elturel, and this requires three things: Bellandis pact with Zariel must be broken. The chains holding Elturel must be severed. Elturel must be returned to the Material Plane. Of these, the - more

Sly Flourish: Instant NPCs for Fifth Edition D&D

Posted Monday 10 Aug 2020: Note, this article has been updated from the original posted in February 2016. When improvising an NPC or custom monster during the game, you can often start with a base DC between 10 (easy) and 20 (h - more

CROSS PLANES: Legend of Grayskull: The Masters of the Universe RPG

Posted Monday 10 Aug 2020: Power-Con, the convention of all things Masters of the Universe was held virtually this past weekend and Legend of the Grayskull: The Masters of the Universe RPG was announced for 2021. It is being published by Fandom, who own DnD Beyond and will use - more

CROSS PLANES: #RPGaDAY Day 9: Light

Posted Sunday 09 Aug 2020: pan>div>I'd like to use this post to remind people of Swords and Wizardry Light from Frog God Games by Tenkar and Matt an>All the game you need in four pages. It doesn't get much cooler than iv> - more

The Kind GM: #RPGaDay 2020: Day 9 Light

Posted Sunday 09 Aug 2020: This one is for you to write. I’m serious. I had a few ideas for today’s post, but then I thought I should give you a break. To all of you reading my blog and enduring my random ramblings (not the column, which is not dead. Don’t li - more

Nerdarchy: D&D Ideas Treasures of the DMG

Posted Sunday 09 Aug 2020: Welcome once again to the weekly newsletter.This week’s topic istreasures of the DMG, which we discussed in our live chat. We hangout every Monday evening at 8 p.m. EST onNerdarchy Liveto talk about D&D, RPGs, gaming, life and whatever - more

CROSS PLANES: RPGaDAY 2020 Day 8: Shade

Posted Sunday 09 Aug 2020: p>div> _filtered">for Dungeon Crawl style="font-size: x-large;"> sword +6 melee n>>ion, ration, shadow essence; SV Fort +3, Ref +3, Will    Shades have infravision out to 90 feet and they are humanoids who have given themsel - more

The Kind GM: #RPGaDay 2020: Day 8 Shade

Posted Saturday 08 Aug 2020: I spent the same amount of time trying to come up with a witty line to start this post as I spent writing it. I failed. I want to talk about Shadows for a bit, as in the D&D undead monsters. What I find interesting in their lore is that they pref - more

CROSS PLANES: RPGaDAY 2020 Day 7: Couple

Posted Saturday 08 Aug 2020:  ble align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" ntainer" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: d style="text-align: center;">div>Couple made me think for a bit. I thought about Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. I thought about Conan and Kull. An - more

The Kind GM: #RPGaDay 2020: Day 7 Couple

Posted Friday 07 Aug 2020: This time you can’t avoid it. I’ll talk science. Well, only a tiny bit just so I can segue into today’s topic. So, in mathematics there’s a thing called a bijection. It sounds very fancy, but it’s quite simple. It’ - more

The Kind GM: #RPGaDay 2020: Day 6 Forest

Posted Friday 07 Aug 2020: Sometimes people forget things. No, I don’t mean I forgot to post yesterday. I kinda took the day off but also had a thing to do. Anyway, back to the prompt thingy. So people forget. They forget to do something. They forget they did something. - more

D&D Beyond: Barbarian 101: Path of the Battlerager

Posted Friday 07 Aug 2020: Lets take it from the top! Become a master of every subclass in D&D with Class 101. This weeks entry is a lesser-known warrior; the spikiest, angriest, dwarfiest warrior around: the Battlerager! - more

The Alexandrian: Left Hand of Mythos Part 9: Fatimas Shrine

Posted Friday 07 Aug 2020: Go to Part 1 NODE 5: FATIMA’S SHRINE (169 Page Street West, St. Paul, MN) Across the Mississippi River from downtown St. Paul. Couple blocks off the streetcar lines. THE HOUSE Back Door: Leads to kitchen. Front Entry: Front door leads to a smal - more

CROSS PLANES: RPGaDAY 2020 Day 6: Forest

Posted Friday 07 Aug 2020: ble align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" ntainer" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: d style="text-align: center;">div>While forests in my games tend to be Fey-haunted and filled with grotesque spiders, mysterious Ents, and distrustful - more

Wizards D&D Articles: Cloni Bailey, LYSK on Phenax

Posted Thursday 06 Aug 2020: Greg and Shelly discuss the recently announced D&D version of The Great Dalmuti, releasing on November 17th! Later, Adam Lee returns to talk about deities of Theros; this week focusing on Phenax. Our special guest... - more

Nerdarchy: Foot in the Door

Posted Thursday 06 Aug 2020: One of the reasons Im writing for Nerdarchy is bribes I mean, because I worked within the gaming industry for 13 years — at Chessex Game Distributors, TSR Hobbies and Games Workshop US. Ive had people on Facebook groups ask … Read More - more