Surprise Rounds Don't Exist in 5E
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The Surprise Round Doesn’t Exist in 5E

It’s a simple oversight but pervasive, nonetheless. I still want to point out that when it comes to Dungeons & Dragons 5E, there is NO…

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Undermountain
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Undermountain: the Lost Chambers

Where it concerns Undermountain or anything to do with products supplemental to Dragon Heist or Dungeon of the Mad Mage you could argue I’m late to the game. Nonetheless,…

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Cormyr: Land of the Purple Dragon
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Cormyr: Land of the Purple Dragon

According to the D&D IP Guide as found on DMsGuild.com, the Player’s Handbook, Monster Manual, and Dungeon Master’s Guide are the authoritative sources is it…

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Call from the Deep
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Call from the Deep

One look at the cover for Call from the Deep by JVC Parry and I knew it was something special. Gabriel Cassata’s art immediately evoked…

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Drizzt Do'Urden's Guide to Combat
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Drizzt Do’Urden’s Guide to Combat

In a world where we are inundated with information and self-help guides, there is one steadfast truth where it concerns being a good dungeon master:…

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Zog's Arcane Farrago
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Zog’s Arcane Farrago

Aside from leafing through the Monster Manual from the late 70s, one of my favorite things to do as a child was to flip through the…

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Treasures Abound
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DMs Guild Best Sellers Update

It’s (past) time for the quarterly audit where I update the DMs Guild Best Sellers list I maintain on this site. Here is a list…

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Pre-Game: Remarkable Shops & Their Wares

Remarkable Shops & Their Wares This Kickstarter is a followup to the Platinum best-selling Remarkable Inns & Their Drinks by LoreSmyth, a title we have yet…

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Hamund's Harvesting Handbook
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Hamund’s Harvesting Handbook

I often joke that adventurers in D&D should eat what they kill. Or, at the very least, donate what they can’t. Hear me out here….

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NPC Quirks

As if our Creative D&D Characters column weren’t evidence enough, I love creating NPCs. Several months ago I stumbled across NPC Quirks by Dawn Ibach and…

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