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Dungeon Masters Helping Each Other

About a week ago I got into a conversation with a couple of people on Twitter about being a Dungeon Master and how it's essentially a very solitary role. It all started because I felt a hankering to create a new campaign setting, but with a twist. I wanted to create it with other DMs.… Continue reading Dungeon Masters Helping Each Other

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Review Corner: Episode 5 – Friends and Foes I & II

Full Disclosure: I was supplied these supplements by the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. Let me start with saying I really enjoy Cawood Publishing's supplements. I've found that the one's I have seen could quickly become an essential part of a DM's toolbox. Supplements like the Between Adventures Handbook (read my… Continue reading Review Corner: Episode 5 – Friends and Foes I & II

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Review Corner: Episode 4 – Henchmen and Hirelings

Full Disclosure: I was provided this material by the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not paid for this review. Sometimes during the course of a game players will decide to become entrepreneurs and want to hire employees. Usually this results in nothing more than giving them a name of… Continue reading Review Corner: Episode 4 – Henchmen and Hirelings

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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