Guide to writing a necromancer character

Guide to Writing a Necromancer Character

Writing a necromancer character can vary depending on the culture, aesthetic, or character journey you are trying to develope.  Naturally, they make terrifying villains with the ability to summon undead hordes.  However, the archetype has a vast history of heroes and villains intertwined in its …

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best homebrew monster builds DnD 5e.

Guide to Building DnD 5e Homebrew Monsters

Building homemade monsters in Dungeons and Dragons 5e or any other TTRPG gives you an opportunity to customize your game with special villains and creatures with unique features.  If you’ve been running games for a while, you start to understand the mechanics and flow of …

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guide to building side quests DnD 5e

Guide to Building Side Quests: DnD 5e

Side quests can be refreshing—a change of pace during a long Dungeons and Dragons campaign.  You can throw them in here and there to give your players new challenges and play with their characters’ strengths and weaknesses.  Whether you need to bridge your story from …

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guide to building underwater campaigns in DnD 5e

Guide to Building an Underwater Campaign: DnD 5e

Underwater adventures in Dungeons and Dragons 5e can open a unique world of aquatic cities, monsters and landscapes for players to explore. When building an Underwater Campaign in DnD 5e, consider the following elements and prompts: How do the characters breathe? Underwater Combat Varying environments …

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Guide to Building a desert druid dnd 5e

Guide to Building a Desert Druid Circle of the Land: DnD 5e

When building and playing a desert druid Circle of the Land in DnD 5e, consider the following: Try lizardfolk, Arakocra or Loxodon Backstories of arid desert life—mystical origins Use animal forms with a desert theme Bonus Desert Spells Complementary Druid Spells Desert druids in DnD …

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dnd 5e druid circle of the land coast

Guide to Building a Coast Druid Circle of the Land: DnD 5e

When building and playing a coastal druid Circle of the Land in DnD 5e, consider the following: Try a half elf, Tortle or Aarakocra Backstories of beachside life Use Wild Shape animal forms with an island or coastal theme Bonus Coastal Spells Complementary Druid Spells …

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guide to building and playing an arctic druid in dnd 5e

Guide to Building an Arctic Druid Circle of the Land: DnD 5e

In Dungeons and Dragons 5e, the druid Circle of the Land leans toward the spellcasting niche within this class, pulling from various habitats to learn bonus spells.  Naturally, arctic druids get a list of freezing, slowing, pine-needle spreading spells.  As I level my arctic druid, …

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underground, subterranean, Underdark adventures and campaign guide DnD 5e or other TTRPG

DnD 5e: Guide to Building an Underground Campaign

Underground campaigns or adventures in Dungeons and Dragons 5e (or any other table-top RPG) can be as expansive as the Underdark or as quick as a monster’s cave lair.  These underground settings offer unique challenges, creatures and pitfalls to explore.  Building out an underground setting …

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dnd 5e wizard school of illusion character guide

Guide to Building a Wizard School of Illusion DnD 5e

Wizards in Dungeons and Dragons 5e who follow the School of Illusion have a knack for confusing enemies and manipulating NPCs.  This character is great for those who want to play a mischievous, yet intelligent, party member with plenty of tricks up their sleeve.  For …

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DnD 5e RPG dinosaur campaign guide

Guide to Building a Dinosaur Adventure in DnD 5e

Dinosaur adventures in Dungeons and Dragons 5e and other tabletop RPGs can be a fun escape from the ordinary fantasy adventure.  Sure, dragons are a long-time staple in the genre, but other humungous reptiles need time in the spotlight, too.  Lost worlds, pristine wilderness and …

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