Undead Units | Mass Combat Army Lists

Yeah, I'm kinda on a kick lately with this series, but I thought I might tackle a few more armies before hanging it up. Next, on the list are the undead. Everyone wants to fight a skeleton army, right? Design Notes A couple of huge changes again to the ruleset. Chances are I'm going to … Continue reading Undead Units | Mass Combat Army Lists

Revised Mass Combat Rules & Combat Unit Template | New Rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Thinking back on my Mass Combat Rules for Fifth Edition (and reading through the ruleset again), I was thinking up a couple changes I wanted to implement in the design. Well, one thing lead to another I ended up rewriting the whole damn thing. And I gotta say: it's way better. Playtest Content The material … Continue reading Revised Mass Combat Rules & Combat Unit Template | New Rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Improved Mass Combat Rules (Part 3: Design Notes for Unit Purchasing) | New Rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

This is the third installment of the mass combat rules series. While writing the basic rules for the system, I realized that there were no rules for purchasing units. However, I think there's a pretty easy way to do it as I'll detail below. This is an attempt to improve upon the┬ámass combat rules that … Continue reading Improved Mass Combat Rules (Part 3: Design Notes for Unit Purchasing) | New Rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Mass Combat Rules Now Available in PDF Form

Hey all! If you didn't already see, I created set of new mass combat rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition. Those rules are now officially in PDF form (in their v1.2 format) on both Patreon and here on the blog. The downloadable book itself costs $2.00 and only includes rules for creating units. However, … Continue reading Mass Combat Rules Now Available in PDF Form

Improved Mass Combat Rules (Part 2: Basic Rules) | Rules Supplement for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Continuing on the rules that I playtested this last Saturday, this article covers the rules for improved mass combat in Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition. This is an attempt to improve upon the mass combat rules that Wizards of the Coast released a while back, which is a little too simplified for its own good … Continue reading Improved Mass Combat Rules (Part 2: Basic Rules) | Rules Supplement for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Improved Mass Combat Rules (Part 1: Introduction) | Optional Rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Tonight, I tested out mass combat rules for Fifth Edition Dungeons & Dragons of my own design. And I must say, they played pretty well. They allowed my guys to run a battle where their side had nearly 500 fighters under their command versus an army of roughly 1,000. Wizards of the Coast already had … Continue reading Improved Mass Combat Rules (Part 1: Introduction) | Optional Rules for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition