When your players sack an ancient temple or clear a crumbling dungeon they expect to find some loot. But an often overlooked feature of these older dungeons is spoilage and decay. Most DMs do a good job accounting for age and make sure there aren’t fresh rations in a 1000 year old crypt. But what about that healing potion? It could be past its use by date.
The tabletop gaming community is getting more inclusive. With that come players in groups being open about issues that were not covered in D&D’s conception in 1974. What was once considered a hobby only for white men, the D&D community now sees a host of differing races and genders. So how can you make sure you’re doing your part by making your game inclusive?
Scott Gladstein discusses the difficulties, confusions, and problems caused by the terminology around races in TTRPGs.
A setting-neutral holiday one-shot for four 4th-level characters. Yippee-ki-yay, motherflumphers.
Whether you’re completely new to the world of Dungeons & Dragons, or you’ve played your first game and can’t wait to dive into more, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to the comprehensive beginner’s guide to Dungeons & Dragons!
It’s the holiday season; take a break from your usual tabletop campaign with a hot drink and one of these frozen wintertime one-shot adventures.
Roleplaying in DnD is not always just between the player characters and your NPCs. One often missed experience is the roleplaying that happens between the player characters themselves. Master the Dungeon talks about how DMs can encourage that roleplay.
Towns are probably the most balanced location for Dungeon and Dragons stories. They are not too big like the cities or small as villages, yet towns strike a perfect balance in their scale. Dungeon Goblin walks through some techniques for creating your own towns.