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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

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 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 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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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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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 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 Haunted House Guide: Adventures, Campaigns

Build a haunted campaign with these elements in mind: Set up backstory for house and ghosts within. Not all ghosts are bad ghosts. Mystery themes and clues—keys, letters, paintings Haunted cabin, mansion or castle? 5e ghosts and haunted house monsters Haunted house traps and puzzles. …

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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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