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Give Them What They Want

Building an adventure tailored to the strengths and weaknesses of the specific group of players at your table lets you optimize your game to give everyone the maximum impact while they’re in the spotlight. It also helps you avoid accidentally stepping into moments where no one can meaningfully contribute to moving your story forward.

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Tavern Tales – The Adventuring Party

First, we must establish what roles actually make up a band of heroes. Then, we must discuss their purpose for joining together. Being, an adventurer yourself, you must have your own ideas. If you can, toss those aside for a moment and follow me down this purple worm hole. I only jest! There is no purple worm nearby. If you have questions, please save them for the end of our discussion.

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Homebrewing Classes

Homebrew. An endless pit of creativity and anxiety revolving around making up stuff for you and your friends. That could be an oversimplification, but that’s how I always end up viewing it.

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Playing with Class Pt 3

The last three classes we will be looking at are; the Sorcerer, Warlock, and Wizard. Each of these magic using classes has their own special way of manipulating the magic in the world around them. Each one is unique from the other, offering different and enjoyable ways to cast spells in and out of combat.

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Fictional Position

If you have ever run a tabletop roleplaying game, chances are you’ve thought about fictional positioning even if you don’t know what it is. Does this sound familiar?   Dungeon Master: Pushing open the door you feel the cool, stale air on the other side hit it. It...

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Working with Character Flaws

Let's face it. If we name three of our favorite heroes from books, movies or video games, there is a good chance most of them have some very distinct weaknesses. Indiana jones can't stand snakes, Marty McFly goes berserk when he gets called chicken, and Robocop? Well,...

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Playing With Class – Part 2

Welcome back! I hope you read the first article in this series! If not, you should check definitely it out! The multiverse of dungeons and dragons is one of adventure and intrigue. Those who seek adventure must hone their skills and choose a path to follow, one that...

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Even the Playing Field: Monster Tactics

Challenging a party in Fifth Edition can be one of the more difficult tasks a Dungeon Master can face. Unfortunately, little official guidance is given beyond how to choose roughly appropriate monsters for a particular encounter. As DMs, however, we do have tools at our...

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Alignment Problems

As the heroic band of adventurers prepares to confront the kingdom’s apathetic ruler and attempt to persuade him to take action, a lone figure stalks the shadows at the periphery of the throne room. The players prepare their serious, passionate, and thoughtful plea....

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Playing With Class

There are many facets to the game of Dungeons and Dragons. It is a unique gaming experience where the players of the game choose a race and class from the Player’s Handbook when creating their characters, which is a core mechanic to how the game feels and operates...

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Notable NPCs

Our world is filled with different and memorable individuals; the multiverse of dungeons and dragons is no different. There are many worlds, continents, cities, towns, and villages. Living in and on each of these are the people who make up the world and make the world...

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