Making Choices – A Tip for D&D Players

March 2, 2021

You love playing Dungeons and Dragons, and the odds are good that everyone else at the table with you does as well. In the end, we all are just here to have fun, and that is something that is important …

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Malleable Spells—DM Tip

February 20, 2021

When we play Dungeons and Dragons, we are entering a fantastic mythical world where anything you can imagine can become a reality. Or, that is what it should be. Too often we limit the magic that the player characters have …

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Inventory – DM Tip

February 15, 2021

The adventurers are delving into some deep caverns and the going is treacherous. The rogue says she is going to tie a rope to a stalagmite to climb down a large hole and scout ahead. You ask to see their …

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House Rules — DM Tip

February 8, 2021

Rules. Role playing games have rules. Here’s the thing you need to know about the rules: they are more of a rough guideline than something set in stone. If there is a rule you don’t like, ignore it. If there …

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Establish Character Bonds – DM Tip

February 2, 2021

If you played many role playing games, you’ve certainly run across the trope of starting the adventure with everyone meeting in a tavern. What if I told you there are a lot of other ways to start off the game? …

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Consider the Cuisine – DM Tip

January 26, 2021

One of the biggest things that draws a culture together is their cuisine. Think of the food you grew up with, the food you eat now, your favorites, and all of them will trigger memories. Good and bad. When worldbuilding, …

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Making Dice—Day 4: Finishing and Polishing

January 11, 2020

Start making your own dice—from start to finish!

Check out Day Three: Demolding, if you missed it last time, or get started at Day One.

Day Four: Finishing and Polishing

You would’ve noticed when pulling your dice that …

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Starting an RPG Campaign: The Map

When you sit down to begin building an RPG campaign, where do you start? Do you start with a story that you want the players to follow? A Big Bad that you want them to defeat? Perhaps a map and …

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Combating the Meta-Gamer

December 28, 2019

Jenna the Rogue enters the secret room and finds a chest. Upon opening it, they find a jewel encrusted dagger that glows with a magical energy.  They also find a purse with a hundred gold coins. Tucking them into their …

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Starting an RPG Campaign: The Villain

When you sit down to begin building an RPG campaign, where do you start? Do you start with a story that you want the players to follow? A Big Bad that you want them to defeat? Perhaps a map and …

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