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Is This Feat Combination Broken?

By Jae | June 13, 2019

Recently we’ve seen a very interesting type of question pop up routinely. These questions follow a formula that munchkin style players use all the time: “Is ‘x’ plus ‘y’ broken?” You can substitute any two rules from DnD for x and y and find someone asking this online. Let’s look at a real world example […]

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How to Use Younger Dungeons

By Jae | June 12, 2019

When we think of dungeons in DnD, we typically think of an old crypt or long defunct fortress. Many of the dungeons you encounter in Dungeons and Dragons tend to have an ancient vibe to them. Younger dungeons are often left out of the narrative. What happens when a dungeon is built? Are dungeons occupied […]

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How to Use Crush Traps in DnD

By Jae | June 11, 2019

The party enters a plain room. Seeing nothing of interest, they make their way to the door on the far wall. Click. As soon as they hear the sound, they notice the door behind them slam shut as the door ahead does the same. Ancient gears  whir to life as the ceiling begins to slowly […]

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The Legend of Zelda and Dungeon Design

By Jae | June 5, 2019

The Legend of Zelda series is one stuffed with some of gaming’s most iconic dungeons. It’s easy to see why you might want to learn from them when constructing dungeons for DnD. So what lessons exactly can we take from the Zelda franchise? How The Legend of Zelda Games Design Dungeons In most Legend of […]

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Exploding Corpses

By Jae | June 4, 2019

The party walks into a cramped hallway, torch held aloft to light their way. Off in the distance they see what looks like a fallen adventurer, someone not quite as lucky at them. As they approach, they are careful to check for traps or monsters and see what may have spelled the end for this […]

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3D Printing Puzzles for DnD

By Jae | May 29, 2019

Puzzles are a natural part of Dungeons and Dragons and can be used to great effect in your game. If you know your group will enjoy puzzles, 3D printing can help you add some extra flair to your dungeons. In this article we’ll be looking at a few examples of 3D printed puzzles that are […]

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