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Episode 17 – Our favorite Xanathar Classes

Today Kevin, Seth, and Zachary talk about their favorite sub-classes from Xanathar’s Guide to Everything  

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They’ve Got Class: Winter Moon

Hello all, and welcome to a new Segment called “They’ve got Class.” In this segment we focus on either a class or a subclass and try to parse out what makes it unique and what it does well, particularly what … Continue reading

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Expanding the Adventure: The Shame of the Frost Giant Jarl

Expanding the adventure.   The shame of the Frost Giants   Hello all and welcome to another installment of “Expanding the Adventure,” a segment where I provide a little something extra you could add to a published adventure from WotC … Continue reading

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Episode 15 – Oh the Humanity!

In today’s Episode Kevin, Seth, and Zachary discuss Humans in D&D.

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Word Creation – Part 2

Another feature you need to look to in world building is how the gods are represented in your world, if there are even gods at all. You can have a multitude ways they are there or not there. In the … Continue reading

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Episode 13 – Half Elf

Today on Episode 13, Kevin, Seth, Zachary, and Tina discuss the Half-Elf race in D&D. Further information on Kevin’s view of the “Half Elf Ranger” can be found here on this post: Half-Elf Ranger – An Overused Trope?

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World creation – Part 1

I have played my entire D&D game time within pre-made worlds. I started in the Points of Light Setting when i started playing ~5 years ago in 4e with Zachary and Tina. From there we moved into the Forgotten Realms … Continue reading

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Half-Elf Ranger – An Overused Trope?

All tropes have a genesis, in the fantasy realm for the Half-Elf Ranger that genesis from, what I can gather, Aragorn from Lord of the Rings. From here the H-ER (Half-Elf Ranger) seems to have become a Fantasy trope that … Continue reading

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Race Card: Tabaxi

Hello all! Welcome to another segment of “Race Card.” This is a segment in which I discuss one of the Player Races in D&D, a subrace, or a general concept behind race in general.   Right now I’m watching my … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: Fireworks

Hello all! Welcome to another Freestyle Friday. Here in America it’s getting close to the 4th of July. That means it is the day we celebrate the birth of our country by blowing up a small part of it. Fireworks … Continue reading

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Expanding the Adventure: Lesser Dragons

Hello again and welcome to another one of our features. Today we have a feature of “Expanding the Adventure.” In this segment, we dive into published adventures and look for ways in which more can be added to an adventure … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: Festive Festivals

Hello all and welcome to another Freestyle Friday. It is the start of Memorial Day Weekend in the United States, a day in which we remember those who died in wars in our nation’s past, or even those who simply … Continue reading

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Simply Divine: Where are the Gods?

Hello friends! Welcome to another installment of “Simply Divine.” In this segment we discuss aspects of gods, divine spellcasting, and beings of the outer planes. One of our first articles was a Simply Divine article concerning Auril, also known as … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: May Day Mayday

Hello all, Welcome to the 5/5 edition of “Freestyle Friday.” Although Mexico celebrates a major national holiday today, this installment is not about that. In America, Labor Day is the first Monday in September, but in much of the world, … Continue reading

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Race Card: Human Hybrids

Hello all welcome to another one of our “Race Card” articles. Last time I talked of why humans were a good race to play, today’s article doesn’t go too far from the human question but today we’re talking about hybrid … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: 8 Easter Eggs

Welcome again to another Freestyle Friday. It’s Good Friday and Easter is two days away. I thought I’d give you guys out there in internet land a little something special for Easter: 8 different ways to place an Easter egg … Continue reading

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Race Card: Defense of Humanity

Hello all. Welcome to another Monday feature and today I’m rolling out a new column called “race Card.” This column is dedicated to the playable races of D&D and discusses various aspects of them. Because of the fact this is … Continue reading

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Violence is Not the Answer

Hello all, and welcome to another installment of “Off the Rails.” This column is dedicated to what a DM can do in those events where players trash their plans. Those times can create some of the most memorable moments in … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: Supermonsters 2

Hello All! Welcome to another Freestyle Friday. Since I’m still on a superhero kick from the convention, I’d thought I’d give you guys 20 more superpowers or superstats to give monsters to really set them off as tough opponents.   … Continue reading

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Expanding the Adventure: Taking the Fight to Tiamat

Welcome back to another “Expanding the Adventure.” In this column, I add onto previous adventures that have been published by Wizards for 5e. I’ve been doing a lot of these lately, but I’m turning our attention to one of the … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: Super Monsters 1

Hello All and welcome to another Freestyle Friday. I’m off to a convention this weekend and in honor of some of the people I hope to meet and greet, I figured we’d cover super-monsters today.   The whole superhero genre … Continue reading

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Expanding the Adventure: Thick Lake

Hello all! Welcome to another “Expanding the Adventure.” Today I am leaving off where I talked about Giants to delve into something probably more appropriate for October. But if Wizards could release a horror adventure featuring a vampire in the … Continue reading

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Expanding the Adventure: The Ugly Ones

Hello readers and welcome to another installment of “Expanding the adventure.” In this one we’re looking at “Storm King’s Thunder.” This adventure is one of the latest in the series of published adventures and has a chapter dedicated to a … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: A magic number

Welcome all of you to Freestyle Friday. Today is 3/3, and so we’re going to discuss a magical number today.   3 is one of the most iconic numbers in mythology, representing the Trinity of the Christian faith, the three … Continue reading

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Off the Rails: Yes…. But

Hello all, and welcome to a segment we call: “Off the Rails.” This category is largely dedicated to the DM, but players might get a laugh or two, or at least get a good view at what they put us … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: Speech Quirks

Dialogue and Roleplay are two of the things that make D&D so great. Because of some things I have done in my own campaigns, I have found that some things just said by the characters can be some of the … Continue reading

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Expanding the Adventure: The Cult of The White Wrath

Hello all and welcome to “Expanding the Adventure” a segment dedicated to adding a little extra to official products. It’s still winter as many; at least in the northern Hemisphere know. And so I thought I’d fulfill a promise and … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: Character of the week: Dagund Amrigoal

Hello All Welcome to Freestyle Friday. Today I am going to do something I will do every once in a while and create a “Character of the Week” This is, by rolling on personally-created tables, I develop my own idea … Continue reading

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Loving Bad-Asses

  Hello all, and welcome to the time of the year when the Romans believed the birds chose their mates. The day that was named for 2 Saints, neither of whom had anything to do with lovers. Welcome, to Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday: 1s to 10s

Hello all, and welcome to another installment of Freestyle Friday. As with last time, I must warn you that this stuff I bring up is completely off the top of my head and is not polished and may require adjustment … Continue reading

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Simply Divine: Servants of Auril

Servants of Auril   By Zachary Note because of how I must approach books due to scanning necessities or use of audio text-to-speech, proper names are spelled phonetically as I heard them with my best guess as to their spelling … Continue reading

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Freestyle Friday 1: recurrence

Freestyle Friday: Recurrence   By. Zachary   Hello all! Welcome to Freestyle Friday. This set of articles is dedicated to rapid brainstorming and features the workings of our minds as we develop possible content for games. Nothing here is polished, … Continue reading

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