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Building Maps in Dungeons and Dragons

Creating Your Own Maps Perhaps one of the more daunting tasks a Dungeon Master must undertake is building maps in dungeons and dragons. As overwhelming as this may seem, you don’t have to be a master cartographer to do this. In this article, I’ll talk to you about what kind of maps there are and…


Building Encounters in D&D for an Interesting Campaign

Building Encounters! Combat and Beyond! As a new Dungeon Master, it is your job to create Non-Player Characters, maps, story lines, and the world around the players. You’ll also be responsible for creating and directing the encounters your players will have. Encounters are events in the game that slow the party’s progression throughout the campaign….


Master Creating A Character Backstory In Dungeons And Dragons

So, you’ve been wanting to create a character for this awesome campaign you are joining. You love the idea of story and roleplay based games, but you’re going into uncharted territory. As a prerequisite of joining, your Dungeon Master requires that you write a short background story for your character. The problem you may be…


What You need to Know about Creating NPCs in Dungeons and Dragons

Naturally, within Dungeons and Dragons as a Dungeon Master, you will create and utilize a vast world of fantasy. To bring this world to life, you’ll need to create people to fill that world. These non-player characters will range from shop-keeps, blacksmiths, and barkeeps, to nobility, high protectors, and nemesis’ of the realm. Here, you’ll…


How to Set Up a Dungeon Master Screen The Right Way

Setting Up Your Dungeon Master Screen In this post, we’re going to talk about something that is vital to being a Dungeon Master…how to set up a dungeon master screen!! Yes, this isn’t the most thrilling topic, but as an up and coming Dungeon Master you might be struggling with how to get your setup…


Top Ten Reasons to Play Dungeons and Dragons

I can’t tell you just how many amazing reasons there are to play Dungeons and Dragons. Not only is it fun as hell, but is can help to better yourself as a person. Here’s the top ten reasons to play dungeons and dragons: #1 Dungeons and Dragons Tackles Social Anxiety This game literally forces you…


How to Create a Dungeons and Dragons Character from a Movie

Creating a Character Based off of a TV Series, Movie, or Literature If you play Dungeons and Dragons, you’ve probably read a lot of fantasy novels, or seen many different tv series and movies. No doubt, you have some characters from those things that you love and admire. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to play the…


How to Build A Fighter/Cleric in Dungeons and Dragons

Divine Champion (Fighter/ Cleric) In this article, I’ll be covering how to build a Divine Champion; a 5e multiclass cleric fighter dungeons and dragons. For this build, I’ll focus on making him deal damage, and use buffs to aid him and his allies. I’m going to show you how to map out the levels and…


Creating a Working Multiclass Character in Dungeons and Dragons

Typically, as a new player you want to start off creating and playing a character with a single class. After all, Dungeons and Dragons is a complicated game. Once you start to hit higher levels, there’s a lot to keep track of as far as abilities, perks, skills, and functions of your characters class. However,…


Part 2: Players disinterested in your D&D campaign? How to tell.

Part 2: Player Disinterest in Dungeons and Dragons Part 1 covers what you should avoid as a dungeon master. More often than not as a Dungeon Master, you will run into a challenge in keeping players interested in a game. This post will elaborate on signs of player disinterest in dungeons and dragons and techniques…


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