Dire Creature Template | New Template for Fifth Edition

A Huge or smaller beast can become a dire creature. It keeps its statistics except as follows. Size. The dire creature's size increases by one size category. Natural Armor. The dire creature gains natural armor, giving it an AC equal to 12 plus its Dexterity modifier. If the creature already has natural armor, its base … Continue reading Dire Creature Template | New Template 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

Knights and Nerds Podcast | Creating Villains – Fighters

A free podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition Time to make another villain for your Dungeons and Dragons campaign! This time we look at the fighter - what makes a fighter unique and how to make a villain that can outsmart your players in battle. And don't forget our giveaway for your chance to … Continue reading Knights and Nerds Podcast | Creating Villains – Fighters

Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 22 – On The Road, Part One

A Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition The heroes set out for Boldbrook and make some impromptu changes to their carriage after their failed attempt to discretely leave Farro's Point. Gilly makes a troubling sighting, the group wonders if Fey is actually evil, and the party gets a new companion. This week we start … Continue reading Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 22 – On The Road, Part One

BroadSword Magazine is LIVE on Kickstarter!

This is it! Today is the day! BroadSword Magazine launched at 10:17am CST on Kickstarter and already the backers are pouring in. At this rate, we should have it funded within the first two hours. Every issue comes with: 4 NEW and ORIGINAL Fifth-Edition compatible adventures. New magic items, spells, subclasses, and special rules for … Continue reading BroadSword Magazine is LIVE on Kickstarter!

Knights and Nerds – Overland Travel | Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

This week we're talking about overland travel in Dungeons and Dragons. Do you narrate through it? Do you have too many random encounters? In this episode we look at some options for making travel interesting and engaging while including options to make the players' choices have an impact on the journey! Follow Knights and Nerds: Facebook Twitter Instagram … Continue reading Knights and Nerds – Overland Travel | Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Knights and Nerds – Chase Scenes | Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

This week we talk about chase scenes, starting with examining the rules for chases in the Dungeon Master's Guide, and then looking at some alternative rules and mechanics to make these scenes easier for DMs to run and more fun for players!     Follow Knights and Nerds: Facebook Twitter Instagram Knights and Nerds.com Art is from Shadowfell: Gloomwrought and Beyond

Knights and Nerds – Episode 18: Take No Prisoners | Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

In the 18th campaign episode, the heroes deal with the aftermath of the battle against the Iron Titan. Shigar Stoneskin, the leader-in-hiding of the Warriors Alliance, explains his unexpected presence in the underground ruins.After seeing some familiar faces, Fey goes too far while trying once again to prove herself to the group. If you're just … Continue reading Knights and Nerds – Episode 18: Take No Prisoners | Free Podcast for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition