Tag: characters

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…


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…


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…


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…


Finding Your Perfect Dungeons and Dragons Character

After you’ve played your fair share of sessions and campaigns, you’ve probably figured out what it is that you like as far as your play-style and how you roleplay your character. However, you haven’t built a character that feels perfect for you. Perhaps it is time to find your perfect character. To do this, you’ll…


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