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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Combat Beginner’s Guide for Newbies – Action Economy

Combat Beginner’s Guide for Newbies – Action Economy

Combat in Dungeons and Dragons can be a little complicated.  If you’re new to combat, there’s a lot of mechanics that might be unfamiliar to you.  And in most cases, you can count on your fellow players or the Dungeon Master at your game to help you learn what you’re...

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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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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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A Beginner’s Guide for Dungeon Masters – Setting Up The Game

A Beginner’s Guide for Dungeon Masters – Setting Up The Game

Hello!  I’m Kenny, and I am the Dungeon Master (DM) for the Bard Rock Café podcast.  In this series of articles, I wanted to talk a bit about how you can plan your own homebrew campaign.  DMing is a lot of work, and takes a lot of preparation to do...

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