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Collapsing Traps and Chasing Monsters

By Jae | July 30, 2019

Not all monsters are very strong and sometimes they know when they’re outmatched. In these cases, it makes sense that monsters might flee from your players in combat. This does not mean that the running monsters are dumb or defenseless. Many weak but intelligent creatures can set traps. These creatures usually use collapsing traps as […]

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Hundreds of DnD Resources All in One Spot

By MTDadmin | July 29, 2019

Over the last few months we’ve been scouring the internet looking for the best DnD resources we could find. Now we’ve finally updated our resources page to share all of these tools with you! New Resources Page Our new resources page acts as a central hub and breaks resources down by category. There’s a lot […]


Understanding the Warlock Class for DnD 5e

By Jae | July 24, 2019

This is our complete guide to warlocks for DnD 5e. It’s the first in a collection of information we’re putting together to tackle all the DnD classes in depth. We’re going to cover the basic rules, tips on how to role play the class, niche roles your character can fill, and how to get the […]

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Weaponized Bugs

By Jae | July 23, 2019

Nothing is more tempting than a treasure chest just sitting out in a room. Unfortunately for for adventures, kobolds, goblins, and other cave dwellers don’t always keep their valuables in chests. Instead, they might fill chests with traps. In a world full of adventurers, they would make traps specifically aimed at their biggest threat. And […]

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Metroid Dungeon Design

By Jae | July 17, 2019

Metroid is a staple of classic 2d dungeon crawlers. The original game, as well as many of its squeals, were groundbreaking in how to explore 2d dungeon space. These early video games have a lot to teach us about dungeon design mechanics that easily translate into the world of DnD. Dungeons and Dragons games today […]

Unreliable Information and Player Trust

Unreliable Information and Player Trust

By Jae | July 16, 2019

Players can often be the source of their own problems. Using this idea combined with some simple principles to trap players can be an interesting mix of fun and frustrating. For today’s Trap Tuesday, we’re going to look at three traps and talk about the concept of unreliable information and player trust. Example Number 1: […]

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