The Three Pillars of Roleplaying

The Three Pillars of Roleplaying

Hello again!  In this edition of Dungeon Mastering for Beginners, I wanted to talk about the three pillars.  You might have heard of these before.  In roleplaying, there are three basic principles that make up the entire experience for your players.  Some players may prefer one over the other, and...

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Misadventures in the Forgotten Realms: Part 2

Misadventures in the Forgotten Realms: Part 2

The fortune teller has a second, more distant future for our young heroes. Will they survive the Tomb of Annilhilation? Our cast for this adventure: Kenny (DM) Hitoshura EDH Academy Coach J-Ro from The Unsummoned Skull Twitch channel and the Quote of Arms Podcast Jiggle My Puffs from Praetor Gaming Youtube and Twitch channels Redacted Ralph Want to listen using your...

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Cube of Force: Loose Ends

Cube of Force: Loose Ends

Welcome back to Cube of Force, the article series where I build a cube step-by-step. This article will serve as the conclusion of our Dungeons and Dragons themed cube, and ultimately the end of the first “season” of Cube of Force. You might recall that last time, I mentioned we...

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Bard Rock Cafe Episode 9: Dark Side

Bard Rock Cafe Episode 9: Dark Side

After escaping jail, the party flees into the sewers. Brock reveals his greatest secret. 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, Google Podcasts, and Apple Podcasts/Itunes! Bard Rock Cafe is a DND 5e real play improv comedy podcast. Please consider supporting...

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Misadventures in the Forgotten Realms: Part 1

Misadventures in the Forgotten Realms: Part 1

A carnival of sorts has come to the City of Waterdeep: The Grand Revel! A group of children make their way into the den of a fortune teller who reveals their future. What adventures await them? Our cast for this adventure: Kenny (DM) Hitoshura EDH Academy Coach J-Ro from The...

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Cube of Force: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms

Cube of Force: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms

Welcome back to Cube of Force, the article series where we build a Dungeons and Dragons themed Magic: The Gathering Cube step-by-step. This series has been a deep dive into the various cards and mechanics in Magic’s history that tie directly or indirectly into concepts from DND, be it the...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bards

A Beginner’s Guide to Bards

Choosing your character class is one of the most important early decisions you make as a player. It affects your pool of abilities, how you perform on skill checks, and generally how you interact with the game. When choosing your class, you should take into consideration how that class plays...

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Cube of Force: Wizards and Warriors

Cube of Force: Wizards and Warriors

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 updated our cube to have more clerics and rogues. Today, we are digging into creature types again by adding a variety of new warriors and...

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So You Overpowered Your Party

So You Overpowered Your Party

Welcome back to another article on how to be a better Dungeon Master.  I hope you’ve found my previous articles helpful.  This article will cover giving too many powerful magical items to your party. Sometimes, you give your party too much stuff.  It’s fun making magical items, and it’s fun...

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Decks of Many Things: Hoard of the Dragon Queen

Decks of Many Things: Hoard of the Dragon Queen

Welcome back to Decks of Many things, the article series where I create Dungeons and Dragons themed Magic: The Gathering Deck lists. Last time, we themed our deck around the module Curse of Strahd. Today, we will be theming our Commander deck after another module, Hoard of the Dragon Queen....

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