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D&D combat, Dungeon Master, dungeons and dragons -

If you’re a savvy Dungeon Master and you read our previous post, you probably garnered some ideas about how to make the combat phases of your campaigns more interesting. Maybe you’ve found this is the stage of the game that has a tendency to become redundant with characters bludgeoning each other until one or the other achieves enough HP. After a while, players become bored.Hopefully, the previous post gave you some useful tactics to make combat more interesting. Guess what? We’re back with a few more creative ideas to help you enhance this part of your campaigns even more.  ...

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Dungeon Master, dungeons and dragons -

When you start out as a Dungeon Master (DM), there’s a lot to learn. It’s your responsibility to not only run a smooth campaign and know all the rules and procedures, you’re tasked with keeping the players in the game engaged.You’ve been at it a while and feel comfortable in your role. However, maybe you’ve found that combat isn’t as exciting as it once was. The same scenario of “roll D20, hit, damage” seems to play out over and over again. After a while, players start to find combat monotonous as it boils down to not much more than seeing...

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By now, you’re a seasoned Dungeon Master. From the day you started, you’ve continued to learn, grow, and bring elements to your campaigns that heighten the experience of your players. Whether it’s investing in upgraded equipment, staying up to date on the latest literature, or devising new strategies to tell a story, you’ve come a long way.Perhaps you’ve reached a bit of a plateau though. You enjoy playing the role of storyteller and facilitating an environment where players are free to take on the roles of their characters any way they please. But you want to take things to the...

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Dungeon Master -

If you have been playing Dungeons and Dragons for any length of time, one of the things you most appreciate is the opportunity to immerse yourself in fantastical worlds. As a Dungeon Master (DM), you have even more freedom to shape the direction the campaign takes and facilitate an environment where players feel comfortable embodying any character they like. Taking everything into account, yours is one of the most important jobs in D&D. Your understanding of the game rules and how you choose to utilize or modify them are one of the pivotal factors of how smoothly things go, and...

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benefits of D&D, dungeons and dragons -

It’s been well-documented in our community that Dungeons and Dragons is seeing a revival like it hasn’t in decades. Now, more than any time in recent years, friends are gathering for hours, sometimes days at a time, to take on the role of fictional characters, work together to pursue a goal, defeat bad guys, and collect treasure.Why such the resurgence? We can likely point to the COVID-19 pandemic that has largely relegated us to our homes and limited outside social activity. The hit show, Stranger Things, also deserves a lot of credit.That’s only part of the story, however. Increasingly, mental...

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