Tag: dungeons & dragons

Infestation at Willow Grove

Infestation at Willow Grove

Reading Time: 2 minutes Now for Fantasy Grounds too! Trouble stirs in the normally quiet and bucolic lakeside town of Willow Grove. The residents here are jovial, hard-working, and superstitious. When the town’s cemetery caretaker makes a macabre discovery while tending to the gardens, he’s certain there is evil … [continue reading]

The Itty Bitty Shitty Committee as a TTRPG Monster

The Itty Bitty Shitty Committee as a TTRPG Monster

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some time ago, I was browsing ArtStation and stumbled across “Children of the deeps” (pictured) by Maxence Burgel. I couldn’t help but envision this gang of miscreants as the ubiquitous itty bitty shitty committee. Speaking for anyone but myself would be folly, but I know what … [continue reading]

Darkvision

Darkvision

Reading Time: 4 minutes According to pages 183-185 of the Player’s Handbook, darkvision means a creature with this trait can: “see in darkness as if the darkness were dim light, so areas of darkness are only lightly obscured as far as that creature is concerned. However, the creature can’t discern … [continue reading]

Kriv’s Guide to Hobelars—Martial Archetype

Kriv’s Guide to Hobelars—Martial Archetype

Reading Time: 2 minutes This martial archetype I published on DM’s Guild is ideal for dense-forest reconnaissance and perhaps even an urban setting so long as that city isn’t unaccustomed to seeing beasts in its streets. Sending in the cavalry works just fine if you need to overwhelm your … [continue reading]

Truly Madly Deeply—Level Zero to Hero

Truly Madly Deeply—Level Zero to Hero

Reading Time: 2 minutes Truly Madly Deeply: Level Zero to Hero is a mini-campaign arc for 4 players with characters beginning at level 0 and carrying them on through level 3. It is designed to teach young players who know little to nothing about RPGs. It begins with character … [continue reading]

5E Racial Stat Bonus Chart

5E Racial Stat Bonus Chart

Reading Time: < 1 minute If you’re looking to create a new character and your race selection is flexible, use this Stat Bonus Chart to help. Perhaps you’re just wanting to play to a stereotype of a brutish tank, a mouthy bard, or a sneaky rogue. If so, that’s great! … [continue reading]

Candlekeep Mysteries Reference Sheet

Candlekeep Mysteries Reference Sheet

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is a quick reference sheet I published on DMs Guild for you and your players (if you choose to share with them) of notable persons, locations, and facts about Candlekeep to be used with running Candlekeep Mysteries adventures. We all know that players often … [continue reading]

Plot Thickeners—Crude & Distorted

Plot Thickeners—Crude & Distorted

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crude & Distorted was the third issue of Plot Thickeners I published on DMs Guild. March, as many already know, is named for the Roman god of war, Mars. War is a broad topic to cover for a publication as brief as this one. Additionally, … [continue reading]

Plot Thickeners—Love & Loss

Plot Thickeners—Love & Loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes Love & Loss was the second issue of Plot Thickeners I published on DMs Guild. February is most likely named for the Roman festival, Februa. This purification ritual lives on in modern times. Have you ever involved yourself with Spring cleaning? This rite of cleaning … [continue reading]

Plot Thickeners—Beginnings & Transitions

Plot Thickeners—Beginnings & Transitions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Beginnings & Transitions was the first issue of Plot Thickeners I published on DMs Guild. Adventure hooks are a dime a dozen and, if you get down to it, unnecessary. The fact that a dungeon teeming with monsters and treasures even exists may be a … [continue reading]