dnd 5e island adventures campaign guide

D&D 5e Island Adventures–Campaign Guide

When creating an original island adventure in DnD 5e or other tabletop RPGs, consider the following: Try ship mechanics and layout from Ghosts of Saltmarsh. Underwater adventures and combat rules. Lean into survival on distant islands. Consider monster ecology: beach, underwater, jungles. Social encounters: natives, …

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Gnoll Encounters and Campaign Guide: DnD 5e

When building a campaign with gnoll encounters in DnD 5e, or building a gnoll adventure, consider the following elements: Gnoll history and creation—Yeenoghu Understand the pack layout and motivation Set adventure in the wild: hunting, survival, savannahs and jungles. Utilize gnoll tactics in encounters: ambush …

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Guide to Goblin Campaigns: DnD 5e, Pathfinder 2e

Consider the following when building an early-level goblin adventure in DnD 5e or Pathfinder 2e: Goblin traits—agents of chaos Goblin ambush tactics—traps, explosions, numbers The kidnapped person/stolen object story hook Consider a bugbear or hobgoblin leader—Goblin King Sewer goblins story hook—Underworlds and Black Markets Wasteland …

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Guide to Arctic Campaigns: DnD 5e, Pathfinder

Arctic campaigns in Dungeons and Dragons 5e offer survival-style adventures full of icy wonders.  Dancing lights in the night sky, reflective white snow, ice caves and mossy tundra can all be found in arctic environments.  However, for the sake of capturing a northern theme, I’ll …

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Forest Monster Encounters and Campaign Guide: DnD 5e, Pathfinder

Consider the following forest encounter and campaign options for DnD 5e and Pathfinder adventures: Make survival a priority and keep track: food, water, shelter. Are we being hunted? Hunt for rare herbs—try the sick character hook. Include survival encounters around rivers and lakes. Make the …

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Guide to Building Desert Campaigns: DnD 5e, Pathfinder

Consider environmental elements, classic genre tropes and ancient mythology when building a desert campaign: What kind of desert is being used? How does the arid environment affect monster selection? Consider survival—the lost oasis hook Celestial encounters—pull inspiration from ancient mythology Run temples using a McGuffin—including …

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dnd 5e pirate campaign character builds

DnD 5e Pirate Campaign Best Character Builds

For a DnD 5e pirate campaign, remember these elements and character/story tropes: Know the rules of Renaissance era tech Consider the world build Create story beats of revenge, treasure hunting and/or exploration The Sword Fighter Treasure Hunter Tempest Sailor Ghost Pirate A pirate campaign has …

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