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Latin American Monsters | A Quick Chat with Jason of Legendary Games

Today, we are speaking with Jason Nelson, CEO of Legendary Games, about his most recent Kickstarter Boricubos: Latin American Monsters and Adventures! DMDAVE TEAM: Good morning, Jason, it’s awesome to see another amazing Kickstarter project from Legendary Games. We were big fans of your last Kickstarter project, the Asian Monsters bestiary. What made you go […]

Skill Challenges in Fifth Edition

This article introduces the concept of skill challenges and how to use them in Fifth Edition. What are skill challenges? While perusing the Kobold Press adventure Courts of the Shadow Fey, I came across a unique set of rules I’d never considered: skill challenges. According to the sidebar, “A skill challenge simulates an attempt to […]

How to Write a Good D&D 5e Adventure

So you’re in love with D&D 5e. You’ve got all the books, the dice, plenty of minis, and you’ve watched/listen to every episode of Critical Role. Only trouble is that you’re not sure how to write a good D&D 5e adventure. Fortunately, this article will show you exactly how to write D&D 5e adventure that […]

Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 51 – Fractured Alliance

A Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition After losing the Githyanki as allies, the heroes attempt to bolster their fragile alliance. They make the most of an abandoned airship and set off to a familiar locale as they begin to prepare for an inevitable confrontation.  If you’re just finding out about us, why […]

Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 50 – Face To Face

A Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition This week is our 50th episode!The heroes are face to face with an enemy that has so far remained in the shadows, exerting their malign influence from afar as their complex plan inexorably unfolds. If you’re just finding out about us, why not start the adventure […]

Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 49 – No Place of Peace

A Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition This week, in Dungeons and Dragons…The party tracks down the stolen black orb to a monastery where they encounter a host of enemies. As they fight their way up through the monastery’s tower, their Githyanki ally senses the presence of a deadly foe… If you’re just […]

Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 48 – Friendly Fire

A Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition This week in Dungeons and Dragons…Gilly continues to struggle against a strange sort of mind control. Fey overhears a clandestine conversation and suspects an impending betrayal. Later, the heroes return to Boldbrook but do not get the greeting that they expected. If you’re just finding out […]

Ice Geist | New Monster for Fifth Edition

When a group of travelers becomes stranded on a dangerous, snowy pass with no way to escape, sometimes they turn to murder then cannibalism. These evil deeds taint the terrain around it and the souls of the unfortunate become a single powerful, undead entity: an ice geist. An ice geist appears as a huge, black […]

Lost Castle of Dreams | 9th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition

Estimated Duration: 4 hours Suggested Music: “Obscura” by ASKII Lair of the Chicken Lich The Lost Castle of Dreams is situated deep in the forest, far from the nearest town. Currently, it is infested by chickens. It is rumored that countless treasures of gold are stored here. Where to Add This Encounter This side trek […]

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