You don’t want to squash player dreams, do you? In all roleplaying games, the power of a game master to say “yes” is quite literally the power to make fantasies come true.
Game masters too often restrain and hinder the creativity and enjoyment of their players with one simple, dreadfully powerful word. “No”.
Ready for a Dungeons and Dragons Super Hero campaign? Here are 16th level builds for all of the heroes from the upcoming film “The Avengers”. Bring on the super villains! From our last post, a number of players and dungeon…
Over decades of delving deeper and deeper into the knowledge of mountain, earth, and fire, your ancestors fused their skills of metallurgy, alchemy, and mechanics to produce weapons that rivaled the powers of magic, yet could be wielded by any soldier with just a few weeks of training.
Gunpowder propelled projectiles first appeared on the landscape of human history nearly 1,000 years ago. Why don’t we see more of this element in Dungeons and Dragons? Also, Heroes of Shadow homebrew character theme: Black Powder Barrister, to release soon!
Lair Assault dungeon masters have a great deal of freedom to structure their lair as they please, and this can play a huge part in the success or defeat of each party. As each group of players returns with more experience and better party optimization, how can you scale monster choice and tactics to continue to make the challenge even harder?
There are plenty of interesting ways that a party can get the drop on their target. As a DM, you don’t always have to resort to a default surprise round.
As I prepare for a vacation, I pause to think where adventurers might go when they want to relax? Every now and again, characters deserve a break, but that doesn’t mean the players can’t still be playing. Here are a few ideas for leisure activities in the standard mortal realms of the DnD universe.
Some players expect to make one check and know everything there is to know about the area they are in. This can make for boring gaming.