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How to Run an Evil Campaign: Dungeons and Dragons

Running and Evil Campaign You’re an experienced Dungeon Master who has played their share of campaigns where heroes reign supreme and you’re ready for something new. Or perhaps you’re new to running a campaign but are intoxicated by the allure of hosting a more sinister party. Well, my friends…you’ve come to the right place. Let’s…


Matt Colville & Running the Game

Review: Matt Colville & Running the Game Matt Colville is a fantasy writer/novelist, Game Master/Dungeon Master, friend of Matthew Mercer, and creator of the “Running the Game” YouTube series. After watching his GM tips videos and his series aforementioned, I am so thankful to have come across this person in the D&D community. He has…


DnDice Tutorial and Review

Dice App: DnDice Tutorial and Review Throughout your time exploring Dungeons and Dragons, you will come to know of many different tools that can be useful to your experience. One of the tools is something you will use constantly throughout your campaign….Dice! However, physical sets of polyhedral dice can be expensive. Buying a single set can…


Everything you Need to Know about Alignment: Dungeons and Dragons

A Discussion on Alignment If you’re new to Dungeons and Dragons or roleplay games in general, you may be wondering…what exactly is alignment? I wrote about alignment in a snippet in my character creation guide, but I wanted to delve deeper and elaborate on alignment. This is going to be a long ride, so buckle…


How Drawing Your D&D Character Benefits You

 The Benefits of Drawing Your Character This may not apply to those of you who are lacking in some artistic skill, but drawing your character before, during, or after creation can be hugely beneficial to your Dungeons and Dragons experience. Let’s go over exactly just how this can aid you in these endeavors. It will…


D&D Player Etiquette

Dungeons and Dragons Player Etiquette Jumping into a Dungeons and Dragons campaign for the first time can seem like an overwhelming experience. Especially if you’re jumping into a game with strangers. You don’t want to make yourself look like a fool, and neither do we. In this article, I’ll talk to you guys about some…


Balancing your D&D Party

how to balance a dungeons and dragons party Let’s say you’ve gathered a group of friends that are interested in starting a campaign. You have all your players and have delegated a Dungeon Master. You are all ready to start playing but you’ve run into a speed bump… “What should we all play as to…


The Wonder That Is Critical Role

For those of you who are unaware, you may have been missing out on an amazing display of Dungeons and Dragons. Whether you’re new to the game and are wanting to get into it, you’re a hardened veteran looking to improve your game, or just looking for a fun time filled with laughs and adventure…you…


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….


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