Dungeons and Dragons

Thinking Outside the D&D Box

Thinking Outside the D&D Box The ground shook as it split in two. The growing chasm pried apart in a wicked grin splitting the group apart…making way for the Abomination resting beneath. Taldan the wizard stumbled, nearly falling to the ground as a large tendril rose from the split in the earth seeking purchase. Taldan’s eyes narrowed as he gripped his staff, his whitening knuckles betraying h...

How to make your Female NPCs more realistic in Dungeons and Dragons!

How to make your Female NPCs more realistic in Dungeons and Dragons! I was unaware that this was really an issue in D&D, however it has been brought to my attention that as D&D is still primarily popular with men that sometimes it can be difficult to create authentic female characters. Without realizing, I created several female NPCs who had large parts to play in my campaign and analysing...

Dungeons and Dragons: An Interview with Ethan Gilsdorf, author of Fantasy Freaks & Gaming Geeks

Dungeons and Dragons: An Interview with Ethan Gilsdorf, author of Fantasy Freaks & Gaming Geeks I first got Fantasy Freaks & Gaming Geeks for my 16th birthday, and as a big lover of all things geeky and nerdy, honestly I thought it was fantastic. Never had I come across a book before that detailed a journey about all the things I knew and loved, almost as a geeky encyclopedia. In Fanta...

How to Play D&D 5E: Character Creation

How to Play D&D 5E: Character Creation Ever taken a look at Dungeons and Dragons and thought: “That looks like a ton of fun but super confusing.”? Well you are not alone! I, Darth Mexican, also went through the same thing in 2008 when I wanted to get into Dungeons and Dragons but had absolutely no idea how to break into it! The rules were confusing, the idea of improving wrecked me...

Dungeons and Dragons Roleplaying: Physical Treasure!

Dungeons and Dragons Roleplaying: Physical Treasure! Sometimes it can be tricky playing D&D on a budget. Minifigures can be expensive, along with scenery, maps and more. But there is another way to add a little roleplaying magic to your game without you spending too much gold. Physical treasure to hand over the table is a great way keep the role play interactive. For some players, speaking and...

Top Tips For Players New to Dungeons and Dragons

Top Tips For Players New to Dungeons and Dragons So, you’ve decided to join the world of Dungeons and Dragons. In this immersive and sometimes threatening world, it’s important that you keep your quiver full of arrows, companions close by and your player handbook safe. However, if perhaps you’ve already lost your head, or your gold, then fear not! Read on, and take note of these ...

D&D: Playing With Female Gamers

D&D: Playing With Female Gamers Female gamers! Once upon a time even mention of girls and gaming in the same sentence was as fictitious as quick and DMV. However, those days are in the past and gaming has become far more widely accepted by the masses and now girls who love to game can shout about their passions at the top of their lungs and be accepted by all gamers. Granted, there are still a...

Get Your D&D Campaign Past The First Session

Get Your D&D Campaign Past The First Session Dungeons and Dragons is an incredible experience that often leads to new friendships and unforgettable memories. However, as a new Dungeon Master, it can be rough to group a new group of friends to buy into your campaign and want to play for more than a single session. I’ve played D&D for years, ran multiple campaigns to a complete finish ...

10 tips for new Game Masters

10 tips for new Game Masters Back in my high school days I, along with most in the geek community, loved all things fantasy. From video games, films, books, comics etc. However it was commonly known by all fantasy lovers that one of the greatest ways to immerse yourself into a realm of might and magic is to role play.I suppose to L.A.R.P. or Live Action Role Play is about the closest you can get t...

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