Designing Exotic Encounters in D&D | The DM Lair [video]

Does it sometimes seem like encounters in exotic locales fall kind of flat in your D&D game? In this video, I discuss several ways dungeon masters can make exotic encounters more interesting and fun for their Dungeons & Dragons players. For more videos to help dungeon masters run awesome games, check out the DM Lair … Continue reading Designing Exotic Encounters in D&D | The DM Lair

D&D Story: Gary the Intern | The DM Lair [video]

Do you sometimes find making NPCs your players will enjoy frustrating? In this video, I tell the story of Gary the Intern, a beloved NPC that has made an appearance in all of my D&D games. Along the away, perhaps we'll discover some secrets to making awesome non-player characters in Dungeons & Dragons. (And if … Continue reading D&D Story: Gary the Intern | The DM Lair

How to Make the Perfect Boss Fight in D&D – Part 2 | The DM Lair [video]

Ever been in a D&D game where the big bad boss turned out to be a lame pushover? Of course. We all have. In this video, I discuss ways dungeon masters can design boss fights to be more fun and engaging for their players: the perfect high-level boss fight! For more videos to help dungeon … Continue reading How to Make the Perfect Boss Fight in D&D – Part 2 | The DM Lair

Play D&D with Me: 25k Giveaway | The DM Lair [video]

As a thank you to my viewers for helping me reach 25k subs, I'll be giving away four spots to a D&D one-shot adventure with me as your dungeon master. It will be one game session about four hours long that we'll plan on Roll20 and Discord. Enter here ▶▶ https://gleam.io/kphcG/dd-oneshot-adventure-25k-giveaway For more videos to … Continue reading Play D&D with Me: 25k Giveaway | The DM Lair

How to Make the Perfect Boss Fight in D&D – Part 1 | The DM Lair [video]

In this video, I discuss several ways you can create the perfect boss fight for your D&D players. Being able to create a fun and challenging BBEG battle for a Dungeons & Dragons game is something every dungeon master should be equipped to do. For more videos to help dungeon masters run awesome games, check … Continue reading How to Make the Perfect Boss Fight in D&D – Part 1 | The DM Lair

D&D Story: When You Anger the BBEG | The DM Lair [video]

In this D&D story time video, I tell the tale of how my players angered the Big Bad of the campaign and what happened as a result. The morale of this Dungeons & Dragons story? Don't upset the BBEG! For more videos to help dungeon masters run awesome games, check out the DM Lair on … Continue reading D&D Story: When You Anger the BBEG | The DM Lair

How to Run a Session Zero in D&D | The DM Lair [video]

In this video, I discuss how I run a session zero for my D&D games. I've found that running a session zero is extremely important to make sure that the dungeons masters and players are on the same page for their Dungeons & Dragons game, helping to prime their game for success. For more videos … Continue reading How to Run a Session Zero in D&D | The DM Lair

D&D Story: My Players Tricked an Ogre | The DM Lair [video]

In this D&D story, I tell about the time my players tricked an ogre in one of my Dungeons & Dragons games. And, of course, we'll discuss some dungeon master tips and advice that can be gleaned from the tale. For more videos to help dungeon masters run awesome games, check out the DM Lair … Continue reading D&D Story: My Players Tricked an Ogre | The DM Lair