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!
In the world of fantasy RPGs, our characters often accomplish great deeds and legendary feats. From dragon slayers, to demon hunters, to planar explorers, they do things the average population could only dream of. Improved Initiative discusses how to deal with character reputation.
Battlefield control is a term thrown around that seemingly applies to everything these days. Dump Stat Adventures discusses what battlefield control really means, and some spells and ideas for applying it in combat.
Rules are essential to D&D. They are the constraints that allow people to play together and tell you what dice to roll and what happens when you do. Master the Dungeon goes through how to deal with rules in D&D, from both sides of the table.
There’s a lot of discourse online about optimization of fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons character creation and what options to take when you level up. Nerdarchy talks about their thoughts on this discussion, and why the mentality of "subpar" characters is bad for the game.
Merric Blackman discusses the history, origins, and some essential spells for playing a cleric in D&D 5th Edition.
Warlocks in DnD are practically screaming for a Lovecraft style treatment. Master the Dungeon discusses some ideas for Lovecraftian warlocks in D&D.