The 3 Types of Encounters in D&D 5e (Plus 3 FREE Adventures) | [Guest Post]

Today, I have a treat for you guys. Landon Guss of Quest Chests offers up some great insight into what makes for a cool adventure and then offers up links to 3 FREE adventures. Hope you enjoy! An adventure in Dungeons and Dragons can be a lot of things, but if there’s one thing every … Continue reading The 3 Types of Encounters in D&D 5e (Plus 3 FREE Adventures) | [Guest Post]

How to Make a Legendary Monster| DM’s Workshop for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Hey all! Thought I might whip up a real quick article today on creating one of the most fun elements of a good Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition game: big bad evil guys (aka BBEGs). This method is pretty simple, too. In fact, it works more or less the same way adding a template to … Continue reading How to Make a Legendary Monster| DM’s Workshop for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

How to Balance Combat Encounters in Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

One of the big questions that I get asked a lot on Instagram and Facebook messenger is how to properly balance encounters in Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition. After all, failure to improperly balance an encounter in D&D 5e can lead either to the players getting killed by a non-BBEG encounter or easily handling something … Continue reading How to Balance Combat Encounters in Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

10 Super Useful Sites Every DM Should Know About

It's a good time to be a Dungeon Master. Back when I started as a Dungeon Master back in the early '90s, the only resources you had available to you were those you could purchase at a bookstore or from the back of a magazine. Nowadays, thanks to the internet, there is a seemingly endless … Continue reading 10 Super Useful Sites Every DM Should Know About

Free Tutorial: How to Draw a Fantasy Village Map by Niklas Wistedt

This special guest post is from cartographer and artist, Niklas Wistedt. Make sure to follow him on Instagram and enjoy! Villages and towns are important places in most fantasy roleplaying games. It’s a place for the adventurers to stock-up on gear before taking off on wilderness or dungeon expeditions, interact with NPC’s, and sometimes the … Continue reading Free Tutorial: How to Draw a Fantasy Village Map by Niklas Wistedt

The Dungeon Dude Promotional Subclasses Information and FAQ

Wow! I'm astounded! Just yesterday afternoon at 5pm CST, Dungeon Dude, a cartographer on Instagram, had only 515 followers. I was in the process of looking for a new artist to promote and he chimed in that he would help out. Little did Dungeon Dude know that I would choose him for promotions. 24 hours … Continue reading The Dungeon Dude Promotional Subclasses Information and FAQ

10 Ways to Get Your ADHD Players to Pay Attention During D&D Sessions

This request has come up a few times on my Instagram, so I thought I might address it. But it seems that some folks have trouble getting their players to pay attention. Either, they're staring at their phones, erupting into joke tangents, or just off in space, it seems impossible to get them to care. … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Your ADHD Players to Pay Attention During D&D Sessions

10 Times Dark Sun Characters Stopped What They Were Doing to Pose for a Brom Painting (and Flex Their Quads)

I figure if I'm going to make a Top 10 list every week, I might as well make one that cracks me up. If you're a "new school" Dungeons & Dragons player, you might not get the joke with this particular list, but us grognards will probably smile. Back during second edition, there was a … Continue reading 10 Times Dark Sun Characters Stopped What They Were Doing to Pose for a Brom Painting (and Flex Their Quads)

10 Favorite Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition Books

Happy new years, folks! I'm going to be taking off most of today and tomorrow to spend time with the family before I return to my day job on Wednesday, but I thought I might get out a quick listicle to tide you all over. Recently, I sent folks on my Instagram account a picture … Continue reading 10 Favorite Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition Books