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How To Use Wave Based Encounters Step by Step

By Jae | June 24, 2019

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 […]

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The Rise of Tiamat – Module Review

By Jae | June 21, 2019

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 […]

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Are Min-Maxers Ruining Your Game?

By Jae | June 20, 2019

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 […]

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One Simple Fix for Scheduling DnD

By Jae | June 19, 2019

Scheduling DnD sessions can be a nightmare. This is one of the biggest complaints that Dungeon Masters have and easily one of the more regrettable. Even if you have a solid group of players who really want to spend time playing, making people’s schedules align is a difficult task. We’re not going to claim this […]

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Breathing in a Dungeon

By Jae | June 18, 2019

While walking through the dungeon, the players come to a dip in their path. Holding the torch aloft, they can’t quite see how long the dip is, but it descends down before leveling out and continuing. As the group presses forward into the dip, their torch immediately extinguishes itself and plunges the group into darkness. […]

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Hoard of the Dragon Queen – Module Review

By Jae | June 14, 2019

Hoard of the Dragon Queen is a Wizards of Coast official DnD module for 5th edition, originally released in 2014 and included in the Starter Set. Adventures were built in part by Kobold Press, and this 96 page book contains everything you need to run a campaign from levels 1 to 8. This book is […]

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