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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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DnD 5e guide to building a mystery campaign

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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DnD 5e Best Ninja Character Builds

Building ninja characters for DnD 5e can take many different forms, from the obvious rogue to the less obvious bard.  These campaigns can be filled with intrigue, espionage and mystery, sprinkled with martial arts showdowns.  Therefore, creating an entire party of ninjas can offer a …

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

While building a bard of the College of Lore for Dungeons and Dragons 5e, consider the following: Choose race and basic build options to suit a charismatic spell-slinger Lean into College of Lore abilities Find spells for creative problem solving and battle Utilize basic bard abilities …

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Character Guide: Building a Forest Gnome Wizard in DnD 5e

Build a forest gnome wizard in Dungeons and Dragons that relies on elemental magic from the School of Evocation and cunning.  For example: Forest gnome traits Vary spell choices for battle and story scenarios Choose School of Evocation Duality is fun.  Sometimes, seemingly opposing forces …

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