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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The Life and Times of Tybalt Greenlocke: Banished

The Life and Times of Tybalt Greenlocke: Banished

Journal Entry 3, 1322 AGW, 12 Days after my 700th birthday. So, there I was, somehow standing over the body of the bear I killed. I was covered in blood, and I couldn’t find my new sword. I could hear, presumably, my hunters some distance outside the cave. But this...

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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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The Life and Times of Tybalt Greenlocke: The Bear

The Life and Times of Tybalt Greenlocke: The Bear

Journal Entry 1, 1322 AGW, 5 Days after my 700th birthday. I was 50 years old when I led my first group of hunters. Older than most, but given my abilities, probably too soon. We left early and headed through the Faerie Forest towards the Silver Mountains. Our scouts determined...

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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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The Life and Times of Tybalt Greenlocke: Entry 1

The Life and Times of Tybalt Greenlocke: Entry 1

Journal Entry 1, 1322 AGW, 1 Day after my 700th birthday. As is a tradition in my clan, Clan Greenlocke, I am starting this journal the day after my 700th birthday. In these journals, we tell the stories of our lives, leaving a written history for our people. The Elders...

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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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