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Bard, the class with no specialization. If you’re DMing a new game and someone says they’re going to play a bard, they could want to do anything with that character. The DnD bard spells are incredibly varied and many players will pigeon hole themselves with their spell choices. If you learn the bard spell list, […]
One of the best parts of D&D is the element of mystery and potential for randomness. But sometimes it can be difficult for a dungeon master to come up with fresh, new encounters off the top of their head. In this post, we’ll go over easy tips to create D&D random encounters for your game […]
The DnD Character sheet is super important to the game but often gets little attention. If you’re anything like the average dungeon master, you players are likely all using different character sheets and a pile of player aids each session. You and you players can do better! Different Character Sheets First and foremost, the official […]
In D&D, especially in 5th edition, feats are often forgotten or under utilized. Many players skip them in favor an ability score improvement. If you haven’t already, remind your players to check out relevant feats when they level up. A feat isn’t just adding some new abilities to your players arsenal- it’s also giving them […]
There are a ton of different weapons in D&D and despite your best intentions as a dungeon master, some of the finer details are likely slipping through your fingers. When running a game, it’s important to know what weapons your players are using and how they’re using them. A group that is using two-weapon fighting […]
Sometimes it’s nice to add a simple prop to your D&D game to make the world seem more authentic. Making aged paper for your D&D documents is an easy way to make your party more invested in your game. These documents can range anywhere from maps to letters to puzzles. Below we provide step by […]