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Fantastical Worlds and How to Build Them: Maps and Geography

The following article was written by guest post writer Andrew Bartlett. Welcome to my short series on World Building. I have been playing DnD for a good while now and world building is by far my favorite part of any game I participate in. This series of articles will explain how I craft and manage …

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D&D Beginner Classes for First Time Players

D&D Beginner Classes for First Time Players

The following article was written by guest post writer Travis Scoundrel of Nerds and Scoundrels. Need to make a class recommendation for a first-time D&D 5E player? This list will help give you a recommendation that is friendly to a new adventurer. All three recommended classes have the following qualities in common: they are straightforward, …

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Take 2 Steps to Instantly Improve Your Storytelling

If you ever find your players looking blankly at you after a long description, take it as a subtle note to try to improve your storytelling. While there’s a million skills you can hone for DnD, storytelling is one of the most important skills of the Dungeon Master. Like any skill, it’s hard to get …

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