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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 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….


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…


Improv, The Unexpected, and Technical Difficulties

Improv, The Unexpected, and Technical Difficulties Often times you will find yourself caught off guard as the Dungeon Master by your players choices and outcomes. Inevitably, you will come to a situation you did not plan for. The players may have killed an NPC that was important to the plot line. Or there could be…


Preventing Metagaming

How to Prevent Metagaming as a Dungeon Master Metagaming is one of the most difficult things for a new Dungeon Master to handle. Metagaming is a term that refers to the use of a player’s knowledge that the Player’s Character wouldn’t really know to gain the upper hand in a given situation. For example: You have…


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