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The Best DnD Advice From Around the Web

Playing with your own group is great, but sometimes you might want to take a peek at how other groups are playing. Maybe you need advice on where to take your campaign or have a question about a specific rule. We’ve gathered up the best DnD resources the internet has to offer. Check out blogs for advice and streams & podcasts for entertainment and inspiration.

DnD Blogs – The Best From Around the Web

We’re far from the only DnD blog online offering advice. We’ve curated some of the best DnD blogs on the internet. If you can’t find what you’re looking for in our content, one of these great resources is sure to have something for you!

DnD Blog Archive

The Monsters Know What They’re Doing Ready to Use Tactics for D D 5E

The Monsters Know What They’re Doing

Combat tactics for Dungeon Masters

Sly Flourish

Sly Flourish

Articles, tools, and tips for Dudgeon Masters



Tabletop RPG News & Resources

Dungeon Solvers

Dungeon Solvers

A blog about D&D 5e and other RPGs

Kobold Press

Kobold Press

An American game company that produces role playing games and game supplements

Thought Eater

Thought Eater

D&D 5e blog

Spilled Ale Studios

Spilled Ale Studios

Tabletop RPG Publishing & Blogging

The Rambling GM

The Rambling GM

Runner of Games, teller of stories

The Newbie DM

The Newbie DM

An Ennie Nominated D&D blog & podcast. Home of tutorials, advice, and downloads for new DMs

D&D Adventurers League - Blog

D&D Adventures League Blog

Reviews the additions to the D&D Adventures League

D&D Duet

D&D Duet

Resources for running two-person D&D games

The Friendly Bards Companion to D&D

The Friendly Bard’s Companion to D&D

A companion for running D&D

The id DM

The Id DM

Advice for running D&D, 4th edition

dm david

DM David

D&D design, advice, rules and inspiration



Daily TTRPG content

arcane eye

Arcane Eye

Blog for DMs and Players for D&D 5th edition

The Angry GM

The Angry GM

Advice for players and dungeon masters


POC Gamer

Blog all about science fiction and fantasy, across all platforms and media types, as seen from the perspective of a POC



TTRPG News and Resources

dungeon goblin

Dungeon Goblin

Content for D&D 5e

Vlogs and Channels

These veterans of TTRPGs have advice that comes from years of experience. Check out their posts for ideas, strategies, and inspiration for your own campaign.

DM Advice

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How to be a Great Game Master

Advice on how to be a great game master


Matthew Colville

Advice on running the game from a writer and video game designer


Matt Mercer

Advice on running the game from the DM of Critical Role

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Advice on running the game from a video editor, voice actor, screenplay writer, and short story editor



Discusses various aspects of the game


Web DM

Weekly videos for Players and Dungeon Masters

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RPG Research

Studies on the aspects of participation in role playing games


Demystifying DMing

Videos to help new DMs


The DM Lair

Information and resources to help dungeon masters

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Forgotten Realms History

Covers the lore of Forgotten Realms


Role Play Chat

Information and resources for dungeon masters and players

Animated Guides

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Master the Dungeon

Our own animated guides for DMs


Zee Bashew

Easy to understand animated D&D tutorials for new and seasoned players


JoCat- A Crap Guide to D&D

Guide series form a graphic designer, illustrator, and hobbyist animator

Map Making Tutorials

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2 Minute Table Top

Tutorials for set pieces and props



Hub for tabletop role playing games and fantasy maps

Terrain and Miniatures

how to be a great game master

Black Magic Craft

Building terrain for tabletop RPGs


Game Gear Master

Building terrain for tabletop RPGs


Crafts and Minis

Minis and terrain


Miguel Zavala

Creating 3D printable minis


Jasmin MedievalMinis

Crafting and painting bespoke miniatures

Live Games and Animated Campaign Stories


Dingo Doodles

Electric Bunny Comics creator telling stories about D&D


Girls Guts Glory

When you dress up and play Dungeons and Dragons with your girlfriends

DnD Twitch Streams

Can’t get enough DnD? Check out these Twitch streams of DnD actual plays and discussions about rules, lore, and everything else. Check each page for their streaming schedules.


DnD Official

The official DnD Twitch Stream


The DM Vault

DM Advice


Kobold Guide to Gamemastering


Critical Role

Nerdy-ass voice actors play Dungeons and Dragons



The Twitch Stream for DnD Beyond


The Chain

MCDM D&D actual play


Web DM

Crafting original D&D Content


High Rollers

D&D every Sunday 5pm UK live


Triangle Table Tavern

Weekly actual play stream of D&D


Proficiency Bonus

A live D&D Twitch Stream

DnD Podcasts

Don’t have time to watch a stream or live play? Check out these podcasts for when you want to listen to some DnD on the go. Whether it’s actual play or discussions about rule or lore, you’ll find it here. Know about a podcast that’s not here? Let us know!

Dragon Talk

The official Dungeons & Dragons Podcast

High Rollers

D&D every Sunday 5pm UK live

Critical Role

Nerdy-ass voice actors play Dungeons and Dragons

Join the Party

A collaborative storytelling and role playing podcast

The Adventure Zone

The siblings from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad for a campaign of high adventure

Behold Her

A monthly show that spotlights inspiriting women in tabletop gaming, hosted and produced by Lysa Penrose


A musical Dungeons & Dragons adventure

Flintlocks & Fireballs

Follow the adventures of three would-be privateers across the shores of a Napoleonic world

I Am Hear

A podcast that features interviews with people active in the RPG community around the world

Matt Colville

MCDM Presents: Running the Game

Dice Nights

A couple friends talk about D&D and occasionally pretend to be a Lich and a Beholder running a talk show

Detentions & Dragons

A podcast about running D&D with students at school

The Dungeoncast

All things D&D including lore, game mechanics, and creative concepts

Not Another D&D Podcast

Three unlikely adventurers attempt to right the wrongs caused by a party of legendary heroes who screwed up the world while trying to save it

Shining Kingdom

A Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition improv adventure

West of the Wood

An actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast

The Broadswords

An all-women actual play DnD podcast

Death Saving Bros

A roleplaying podcast focused on creative storytelling and brought to life through irreverent humor

You Meet In a Tavern

An actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast

How Friends Roll

A beginner friendly Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition actual play podcast

Friday Knights

A weekly fifth edition Dungeons and Dragons real play adventure

CSI: Neverwinter

An actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast

The Chimera

An actual play podcast in which old friends get together to tell strange stories

Crit Academy

A podcast with new and reusable material for both players and DMs

What’s Your Damage?

An actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast

Infinite Deer

A comedy D&D podcast

Chaotic Adequate

Sword and Sorcery meets postmodern comedy in podcast form

Pretending with Dice

Tabletop RPG/Gaming actual play podcast

Penance RPG

An actual play RPG podcast

Swordcast Adventures

An actual play 5e podcast

Hit Dice!

A real play 5th edition podcast

Worldbuilder’s Anvil

A podcast about world building

The Stubborn Heroes

An actual play 5e podcast

Dungeon Hole

An actual play D&D podcast

Dungeon Chatter

Discusses different aspects of RPG play and design

Shocking Gasp

A serialized actual play D&D 5e podcast

The World Forge

A comedy podcast

D&D Debrief

An actual play D&D podcast

Of Dice and Dens

An actual play D&D podcast

Not Quite Heroes

A D&D 5e podcast

Dames & Dragons

An actual play D&D podcast

Tabe Top Babble

An RPG advice, news, reivews, and interviews show that discusses the latest trends

DM’s Deep Dive

A D&D podcast where Mike Shea chats with fellow DMs

Venture Maidens

An actual play D&D podcast

Monsters and Multiclass

Discussion based D&D podcast

Total Party Thrill

An ENnie-nominated RPG discussion podcast

Escapism or Bust!

A D&D 5e podcast

Filling in the Gaps

A weekly session building podcast for DMs, by DMs

Fate and the Fablemaidens

An actual play podcast

Tales of Swordfall

A D&D 5e actual play podcast

The Dice Girls

A D&D podcast

Role Play Chat

Discussions about role play

20 Sided Adventures

A D&D 5e actual play podcast