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Welcome, Luke Hart and The DM Lair! Huge announcement on the blog! Very excited about this. But Luke Hart of The DM Lair on YouTube and this site will be working together to make sure we can put more awesome content in front of you. Who is Luke Hart? Luke makes weekly D&D videos with information … Continue reading Want to Win a Free D&D Book of Your Choice? Find out how!

10 Rules Pages to Make Your Life Easier as a DM

Hey hey! My vacation from my day job is officially a GO so that means I have more time to do the thing I love: create D&D-related content. Last night, I was looking through my Dungeon Master's Guide and I thought to myself, "Dang, some of these optional rules are cool, but I bet they … Continue reading 10 Rules Pages to Make Your Life Easier as a DM

Phobias and Fascinations | New Rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Nothing says “I love my D&D group” more than introducing Phobias and Fascinations to your campaign. Okay, several things would say “I love my D&D group” more than that, but making them suffer in hilarious ways is the job of any nurturing Dungeon Master, right? Onward! How To Implement Phobias and FascinationsSimple! These conditions are … Continue reading Phobias and Fascinations | New Rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The Leaping Mother | Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

"Don't worry, child. Sunlight's coming soon. Sunlight's coming." The young mother wiped away her own tears and stared to the dark west, as she held the playful infant close to her chest. The Graywood Forest rocked gently in the breeze, leaves thick with spring verdancy. Inches away from her bare feet was a sharp drop, … Continue reading The Leaping Mother | Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

An Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 2: The Eyries

Hey all! I'll probably be somewhat quiet this evening because I'm hard at work on writing The Secret of Forsaken Peak. If you haven't already seen, my man Justin David Russell is about to finish wrapping up the maps for this megadelve, which is pretty cool. I'm going to post some of them on here … Continue reading An Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 2: The Eyries

Archivist Class | New Class Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

"You can either sell me the cursed stele, or you can wait for its original owner to come for it. The choice is yours." -- Anselmo Durod, proctor abbot of the Hallowed Doctrine An archivist is a wielder of divine magic, similar to a cleric only in the type and nature of the magic at … Continue reading Archivist Class | New Class Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Conduit Sorcerous Origin | New Sorcerer Subclass for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition – Version 2.0 (PDF Available)

At 1st level, a sorcerer gains the Sorcerous Origin feature. The following Conduit (Force Energy) Sorcerous Origin option is available to a sorcerer, in addition to the options normally offered. Notes: This is the second version of this class focusing a little more on its later abilities. Thanks to the folks on Reddit for the … Continue reading Conduit Sorcerous Origin | New Sorcerer Subclass for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition – Version 2.0 (PDF Available)

Draconians | Player Race Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Another request I'm working on this evening, Draconians for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition. Here's what was requested: Could you do a Draconian Race for a playable character? I've seen other's do it for monsters, but it's not what I'm looking for. Maybe have the race be Draconian with separate subraces for each type? Challenge … Continue reading Draconians | Player Race Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Dimensional Rift | New Spell for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

This new spell comes as a request from one of the subscribers to the Forsaken Peak mailing list. It is based loosely on the mechanics of the old Silent Hill video game. Here is her description of how the spell should work: I'm a huge Silent Hill fangirl. I'm not sure if you're familiar with … Continue reading Dimensional Rift | New Spell for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Avasculate and Avascular Mass | New Spells for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

These two new spells come as a request from one of my patrons. They are updates on spells that originally appeared in the third edition supplement, Libris Mortis. If you'd like to have one of your requests made, be sure to check out the Requests Page. For as little as $3/month, you can have your … Continue reading Avasculate and Avascular Mass | New Spells for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

10 Ways to Make Your Made Up Names Sound Fantasy AF | Resource for GMs

Today, I got a copy of the Tal'dorei campaign setting for Fifth Edition Dungeons & Dragons. If you haven't heard about it, it's the campaign setting that famous voice-over actor, Matt Mercer, and his Critical Role group take part in. While flipping through this book, I noticed that a lot of the names in the … Continue reading 10 Ways to Make Your Made Up Names Sound Fantasy AF | Resource for GMs