I love D&D. Duh. And I love Fifth Edition, too! But there are just a few rules that really irk the hell out of me. I understand that most of the time it's for balance or for mechanics, but still. Here they are in no particular order: #1 - Medicine uses Wisdom modifiers for ability … Continue reading 10 Stupid Rules in Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (That Make Zero Sense)
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There are a few monsters in Dungeons & Dragons whose existence serves to only torment players. Whether it's a monster disguised as a treasure chest (mimics!), or monsters that drop from the ceilings (piercers), or monsters that eat through metal (rust monsters!), let's face it: these things don't make evolutionary sense. Obviously, they're the machinations … Continue reading 3 New A-Hole Monsters to Torment Your Players With | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
Recently, I wrote up an article about the kinds of monsters that you can throw at your players to make them hate you. This time, I want to take a look at ways to drive your players nuts without using monsters at all. If you enjoy this list, be sure to share it on Facebook … Continue reading 10 Ways to Mess With Your Players (Without Using Monsters) | Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
At the point where the Elemental Plane of Water borders the Plane of Air is a cold, wet environment known as the Para-Elemental Plane of Ice. There one can find ice mephits, yetis, remorhazes, frost giants, and white dragons. This is also the home of the large and peaceful snow para-elementals. Nicknamed "snowmen" by those … Continue reading Snow Para-elementals | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
Every year, just after Highharvesttide, on a day called "Black Friday" they come: the horde. Eyes glazed over, claws outstretched, these mindless, shambling creatures know only avarice. On an endless search for anything it can get their hands on--especially magic items--the horde tramples over anything and anyone that dares stand in its path. And after … Continue reading The Black Friday Horde | Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
Happy holidays, folks! Hope everyone's eating plenty of turk-turk-turkey! Since today is Thanksgiving, that means tomorrow is Black Friday. And like many websites that you frequent, I, too, will be having holiday specials that kick off tomorrow. When I thought about creating merch for my site, I wasn't sure what to make. Maybe a book … Continue reading Coffee Mug of Rejuvenation | Magic Item for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (and holiday special!)
The plague of the Gulthias tree spares no plant! Case in point: the terrifying lettuce blight. It may look like ordinary romaine lettuce, but once you get close enough, you immediately realize that the thing that used to be a staple of your tasty caesar salad is now a horrific creature, determined to infect you … Continue reading Lettuce Blights for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition