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DnD is not all fighting monsters, but a great deal of the rules for the game are combat focused. While DnD is a role playing game, very few campaigns exist without combat encounters. It’s certainly possible to do, but there are a number of challenges presented when you look for rules for DnD without combat. […]
The party enters a large, well-lit room. On the far side of the room they see a cage on a raised platform. Upon entering the room, something in the cage moves: a person who’s clearly seen better days. “Help me!” she shouts. “I don’t have much time!” As the cry for help reaches our heroes’ […]
In a previous quick tip article we mentioned wave based encounters as a method for handling issues with party balance. There were some questions about wave based encounters and it seemed people didn’t know how to set up or run them. This quick tip covers how to use wave based encounters step by step. Setting […]
The Rise of Tiamat is the second and final installment of the Tyranny of Dragons Adventure from the Wizards DND team. The adventure picks up following the events of the Hoard of the Dragon Queen module. This 96 page DnD module was also designed and built in part by Kobold Press. What’s in The Rise […]
Everyone who’s played a table top role playing game has come across a min-maxer in their time. These are the players who derive joy from milking the rules of a game for every advantage they can get. They often build their characters towards “optimal” power curves, attempting to make sure they are the strongest players […]