The 2e realms box September 29, 2014
The 2e realms box September 14, 2014

Campaign building with the Monster Manual

September 10, 2014



“This bestiary is for storytellers and world-builders.” – Monster Manual introduction The D&D 5th Ed. Monster Manual releases on September 19th for those stores that take part in the WOTC WPN program, and on September 30th for everyone else. A few Monster Manuals saw the light of day at Gencon, and we’ve seen some bits […]

Bringing back the Minicast for 5e

September 7, 2014



So 5th Ed. launched and it’s a thing, and I want to get back to doing what I like with D&D, which is talking with and helping DMs with their games. So I’m bringing back my old (and ENnie nominated) NewbieDM Minicast. It’s been far too long.  If you’ve never heard of the minicast, it […]

Posted in: 5e D&D, Gaming

Critical effects on 20/20 rolls with Advantage

September 5, 2014



Back in the old days, we played D&D with the Loremaster Critical Hit/Fumble charts. They added some nasty effects to the game, making it really deadly. Like, sever someone’s spine and leave them paralyzed for the rest of their lives deadly… I thought that it would be cool to introduce something similar to my game and […]

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A quick note for new D&D players

September 4, 2014



Public service announcement time:  You may be curious about D&D, you may be starting out with the game, as there has been a lot of press lately about it. There’s a new edition, the game is celebrating its 40th anniversary, so there is a lot of D&D noise being made. I wanted to help you […]

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Posted in: 4e D&D, 5e D&D, Dragon Age

My homebrew 5e DM Screen

September 2, 2014



Since WOTC has yet to release a screen, I decided to make my own. I bought a customizable GM Screen from Amazon recently, and printed out some charts and stuff I found online.  One thing I did add to my screen now that 5e’s Bounded Accuracy makes monsters more threatening to PCs on a wider […]

Posted in: 5e D&D, DM Tools, Gaming

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