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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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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6 Best Grimdark Fantasy Movies and Shows

The 6 best examples of Grimdark fantasy movies and shows are: Conan the Barbarian (1982) The Witcher (2019) Berserk (1997) Game of Thrones (2011) Army of Darkness (1992) Beastmaster (1982) Grimdark fantasy blends elements of horror—gritty violence, dark tones—with tropes of magic, warriors and monsters …

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Guide to Building a Necromancer Wizard: DnD 5e

Necromancers in Dungeons and Dragons 5e are masters of absorbing life and raising minions to do their bidding.  Wizards in DnD 5e usually hold the group role of the intelligent master of the arcane—someone the rest of the party can turn to for answers.  However, …

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Guide to Playing a Dragonborn Character: DnD 5e

When playing a dragonborn character in DnD 5e, consider the following: How natural dragonborn features affect my selection Dragonborn culture and background Melee classes: Paladin and Barbarian Magic classes: Sorcerer and Bard The DnD 5e dragonborn race is built around Charisma and Strength, which has …

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Guide to Building a Rogue Thief: DnD 5e

Thieves in Dungeons and Dragons 5e are more like tomb-raiding treasure hunters than street urchin pickpockets—making Dexterity and Intelligence the primary ability scores to lean on.  These characters are obsessed with magic items, delving into deep tombs or breaking into secure castles to acquire their …

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Eldritch knight build DnD 5e

DnD 5e Guide to Building an Eldritch Knight

To build an Eldritch Knight for D&D 5e, consider the following: Choose a fun race with high Strength and Constitution bonuses Build a shield and weapon fighter for tanking Lean on defensive and instant effect spells Eldritch knights combine the fighting prowess of a fighter …

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Guide to Building a Bard College of Valor: DnD 5e

When building a bard College of Valor in DnD 5e, consider the following: Choose a race with high Charisma, Constitution or Strength modifiers Make a bard with medium armor, longsword and shield Lean into combat and support spells from the bard list Blend higher level …

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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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