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Review Corner : Episode 3 – Between Adventures Handbook

DISCLAIMER: I was not paid for this review, nor was I given the content for review. In the midst of a D&D game invariably players will ask for information that has never occurred to the DM. "What's the name of the tailor's?" "How much would it cost to buy a giant badger?" Things that, to… Continue reading Review Corner : Episode 3 – Between Adventures Handbook

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Review Corner: Episode 2 – Art & Arcana

Let me start with this is a beautiful book. And it's big. And heavy. It's the kind of book you'd use to bludgeon an orc if you were trapped in a wizard's library (and you had the improvised weapons feat). But then you'd feel really bad for ruining such a gorgeous tome. Lovingly curated by… Continue reading Review Corner: Episode 2 – Art & Arcana

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How to keep your DM happy and your character alive

What's the most terrifying thing when playing D&D? When your DM doesn't look happy and starts rolling dice. You're pretty sure something bad is going to happen, your character is possibly going to die, and it's likely all your fault. There are times when your DM will take his frustrations out on the group. Hopefully… Continue reading How to keep your DM happy and your character alive

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How to find your group on Roll20

Let's face it, finding a group to play D&D with is hard at the best of times. Unless you're lucky enough to have a circle of friends who are all interested in playing, and have schedules that align, chances are you are constantly harassing family and friends to play this crazy roleplaying game with you.… Continue reading How to find your group on Roll20

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What I learned from being a DM

There are hundreds of resources out there for DMs. Whether you're just starting out or have been behind the screen for years there is an abundance of blogs, videos and podcasts about how to make your game better, how to make DMing easier or how to create your own homebrew content. This post isn't necessarily… Continue reading What I learned from being a DM

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How to get kids interested in playing DnD

The other day wrote a post about why kids should play D&D, you can read it here. But something occurred to me. It's all very well and good to say they should play D&D but how do you get them to play D&D? Does it take some kind of magic to pry them away from… Continue reading How to get kids interested in playing DnD

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Why you should play Dungeons and Dragons with kids

There was a time when playing Dungeons & Dragons was frowned upon. Whether it was being accused of promoting devil worship and murder or just the stigma of being too nerdy for anyone cool to play, it was on the edges of popular culture. Those who played it kept it secret or at least didn't… Continue reading Why you should play Dungeons and Dragons with kids