Worm of Gluttony | Seven Deadly Sins Artifacts

This request comes from one of my Patrons. Here’s what he requested: “Would love to see what magical cursed items under the theme of the seven deadly sins. I’m running a campaign that each sin is a mini-boss (or ally) and me and my players are having a great time with it.” Sounds awesome! With Infinity … Continue reading Worm of Gluttony | Seven Deadly Sins Artifacts

Paeliyron | New Monster for Fifth Edition

This bloated fiend has a massive paunch that hangs far below its waist. Where its warty pink flesh shows through its black robes, curls of stinking mist rise. The creature’s head is broad and monstrous. Its face has two yellow porcine eyes above a wide mouth filled with sharp teeth. Two bone ridges roll back along the top of … Continue reading Paeliyron | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Entombed | New Monster for Fifth Edition

A thick shell of clear green-tinged ice completely encases a desiccated human corpse, its yellowed teeth bared in a rictus of death. The huge mantle of icy armor makes this fearsome apparition the size of an ogre. The entombed are undead preserved by being encased in shells of ice—but still able to move and kill. Entombed are human … Continue reading Entombed | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Live Dungeon Master Q&A Tonight! | The DM Lair

Tonight on my YouTube channel, the DM Lair, I'll be hosting a live DM Q&A session at 8 p.m. Eastern US time. This is how it works: you show up with DM or D&D questions. I give the best answers I can, or your money back. Guaranteed! Anyway, come hang out with us on this … Continue reading Live Dungeon Master Q&A Tonight! | The DM Lair

Items of Legacy | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

“Weapon of legacy” describes all the items created using the rules in this article, even those that wouldn’t normally be described as weapons (such as rings or shields). Usually, this article uses the more general term “item of legacy” or “legacy item.” An item of legacy has the capacity to grow in power as its wielder advances in level. … Continue reading Items of Legacy | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

Jaunter Prestige Class | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

The planes offer incredible opportunities for travel and excitement, but few have the skill and expertise to take advantage of them. The jaunter, however, is a consummate expert on travel who specializes in getting exactly where he or she wants to go—whether it’s across the multiverse or just across the battlefield. Becoming a Jaunter Jaunter is a prestige class, … Continue reading Jaunter Prestige Class | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 23: On The Road, Part Two

The heroes spring into action against a group of Dragonborn. Gillidob gets augmented, Fey lays down some commands, and Vanna finds some healing medicine in the nick of time. After meeting some new travelling companions, Fey receives a cryptic message. And don't forget our giveaway for your chance to win a free copy of Ghosts … Continue reading Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 23: On The Road, Part Two

Demonwrecker Prestige Class | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

Spellcasters specializing in demon eradication can gain great fame and prestige—if they survive long enough. Although demons are highly resistant to spells, a demonwrecker’s magic is more effective at penetrating their defenses than magic from other sources. While the elite divine spellcasters known as demonwreckers specialize in fighting demonic opponents, they are almost as effective as their nonspecialized counterparts at combating foes … Continue reading Demonwrecker Prestige Class | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

Don’t Taunt the Dungeon Master: A Story About Character Death in D&D | The DM Lair [video]

What would you do if your D&D players said you, the dungeon master, didn't have the courage to kill them? What if they taunted you, even dared you to try? Would you exercise restraint? Or lay into them? This is the story of a time a player challenged me to kill the party. Along the … Continue reading Don’t Taunt the Dungeon Master: A Story About Character Death in D&D | The DM Lair

Formians | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Formians hail from planes devoted to law. They seek to colonize all that they see and incorporate all living things into their hive as workers. Expansionist in the extreme, their goal is to spread colonies until they have taken over everything and their order is unquestioned. To further this end, they attack all other creatures, … Continue reading Formians | New Monsters for Fifth Edition