Cube of Force: Skill Check

Cube of Force: Skill Check

Welcome back to Cube of Force, the article series where we build a Dungeons and Dragons themed Magic: The Gathering cube step-by-step. Last time, we set up our party to go investigating for some treasure. Today, I want to look at adding as many cards with direct analogs from Dungeons...

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Player Care

Player Care

Welcome back to the Beginner’s Guide for Dungeon Masters series, the step-by-step guide to help new DMs plunge into the world of Dungeon Mastering. Buckle up, this is going to be a longer article, but it’s not a discussion that should be split into multiple parts. Last time, we talked about...

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Time to Break Up With Your Playgroup

Time to Break Up With Your Playgroup

There is one single rule that Commander advocates love to invoke when you don’t like something in the format: Rule 0. Sheldon Menery of the Commander Rules Committee does an excellent job laying out how Rule 0 works in this article. Essentially, what Rule 0 amounts to, in practice, is...

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Gathering Your Party

Gathering Your Party

Welcome back to The Beginner’s Guide for Dungeon Masters series, the step-by-step guide to help new DMs plunge into the world of Dungeon Mastering. In previous articles, we discussed building your world and making it come alive.  In this article, we will discuss building your party.  You may ask what...

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Cube of Force- Investigate for Treasure

Cube of Force- Investigate for Treasure

Welcome back to Cube of Force, the article series where we build a Dungeons and Dragons themed Magic: The Gathering cube step-by-step. Last time, we helped our party gain some experience and level up by going on some adventures! Today, we will start by asking the question: why do players...

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Decks of Many Things: Curses of Strahd

Decks of Many Things: Curses of Strahd

Welcome back to the Decks of Many things, the article series where I make MTG decks with Dungeons and Dragons themes. Last time, we looked at how Chulane was secretly the Dungeon Master, sending players on quests and adventures. Today, I want to model my deck after one of the...

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Bard Rock Cafe Episode 4 – Look This Way!

Bard Rock Cafe Episode 4 – Look This Way!

After the party reunites with Epi, they decide to get a closer look at the obelisk. Can Brock’s street concert keep the guards distracted? Want to listen using your preferred podcast service instead? Find this episode and more on Stitcher, Podbean, Podchaser, IHeart Radio, Pandora Pocket Casts, Spotify, Player FM, and Google Podcasts. Apple Podcasts coming soon! Bard Rock...

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Making Your World Come Alive

Making Your World Come Alive

Welcome back to The Beginner’s Guide for Dungeon Masters series, the step-by-step guide to help new DMs plunge into the world of Dungeon Mastering. Last time, we talked about building a compelling plot and setting.  Today, we will focus on ways to make your world come alive for your players. ...

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Cube of Force: Level Up!

Cube of Force: Level Up!

Welcome back to Cube of Force, the article series where we build a Dungeons and Dragons themed Magic: The Gathering cube step-by-step. Last time, we built our party and focused on strengthening their bonds as a team. Today, our party will level up for the first time. As the party...

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Creating a Compelling Plot and Setting

Creating a Compelling Plot and Setting

Welcome back to the Beginner’s Guide for Dungeon Master series, the step-by-step guide to help new DMs plunge into the world of Dungeon Mastering.  My name is Kenny and I am the Dungeon Master for the Bard Rock Café Podcast.  Last time, we had a brief overview of the different...

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