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Guide to Building a Ranger Hunter: DnD 5e

In Dungeons and Dragons 5e, ranger hunters are trackers, professional adventurers and stealthy monster slayers.  These characters are highly martial, blending ranger spells with skilled blade or bow work, but are deeply connected with the wild forces of nature. Consider these elements when building a …

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Guide to Building a Sci Fi Campaign: DnD 5e

When building a science fiction (science fantasy) campaign in DnD 5e, consider the following elements: DnD 5e laser rules Sci Fantasy inspiration: Masters of the Universe, Star Wars Spelljammer concepts and worldbuilding Vehicle ability checks Reskinning magic items for high-tech items Mixing classic DnD 5e …

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Guide to Playing a Mountain Dwarf: DnD 5e

When building a mountain dwarf character in Dungeons and Dragons 5e, consider the following thematic elements and classes: Mountain Dwarves in DnD 5e are people of the earth—strong, sturdy and with rough edges.  Though short, this powerhouse race is nothing to smirk at, making for …

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Guide to Building a Minotaur Character: DnD 5e

Introduced in Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica, minotaurs in Dungeons and Dragons 5e are beefy warriors (har, har) innately built for melee combat.  For this character, I’m not concerned so much about social skills.  Instead, I’m leaning into the monstrous, hulking nature of this beast-person and …

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DnD 5e Steampunk Campaigns and Best Classes

When building a steampunk campaign in DnD 5e, consider these adventure elements and classes: Know the rules of weapons from Renaissance and Industrial Age Consider the world build: adventures in the sky. Create story beats of lost civilizations and fantastical discovery. Scientist/Inventor Hired Adventurer Sky …

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DnD 5e Guide to Building a Shadow Magic Sorcerer

When building a Shadow Magic sorcerer origin, consider the following races and build options: Try playing drow or owlfolk (UA) Understand Sorcery Points and Meta Magic Shadow Magic abilities: Eyes of the Dark, Strength of the Grave, Hound of Ill Omen Suggested spell list: chill …

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Guide to Building a Warlock: The Undead Patron (UA)

Warlocks of the Undead patron serve a powerful undead being, such as an ancient vampire lord.  Consider the following character races and elements: Try a Dhampir or Reborn (UA) character Consider Pact of the Blade for melee build. Eldritch Invocations: Misty Visions, Thirsting Blade, Undying …

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DnD 5e Puzzle Adventure Guide: Build Puzzles

Building a unique puzzle in DnD 5e can be daunting.  However, when we break down common adventure puzzles, we can figure out the nuts and bolts of these fun encounters. To build a unique puzzle in Dungeons and Dragons 5e, consider these tricks and fundamentals: …

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Guide to Building a Centaur Character: DnD 5e

When building a centaur character in DnD 5e, consider the following elements and classes: Centaur backgrounds and culture Build around Strength and Wisdom. Fighter Cavalier Cleric Tempest Domain Druid Circle of Wildfire Centaur backgrounds and culture Introduced in Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica, centaurs are powerful …

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Guide to Building a Mystery Campaign: DnD 5e

In Dungeons and Dragons 5e, mystery campaigns challenge players to piece clues together to resolve a story plot.  These adventures contain investigations (both the skill check and more generally) and interactions with complex NPCs.  Naturally, these campaigns rely less on combat and more on puzzles, …

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