How many uses can you get out of the Runecrafter wizard's new resource pool, which combines proficiency scaling with Arcane Recovery?
Category: Number Munchers
The One Word Breaking D&D’s Moonbeam Spell
What do moonbeam, blade barrier, cloudkill, cloud of daggers, Evard's black tentacles, forbiddance, sleet storm, and spirit guardians have in common? A spell quirk that can be fixed with one word.
Is D&D’s “XP Valley” Killing Campaigns?
A sneaky system design quirk may contribute to D&D campaigns fizzling out before they reach high level.
The Gunslinger Misfire
Examining the Gunslinger's Misfire mechanic as a cautionary tale for importing character options from other games. Why to never base a class on a "critical fumble" mechanic.
Updating an old D&D tool to 5e for quicker and more satisfying combat resolution, without all the math breaks.
How strong is the Rogue's new Steady Aim optional class feature?
You Can Fit 100 Intellect Devourers on the Outside of Leomund’s Tiny Hut
We offer this selection today in honor of Lenard Lakofka, who passed away on October 23, 2020. Lakofka was the player of Leomund and the creator of the Leomund's Tiny Hut spell. Lakofka ran a column in Dragon magazine called "Leomund's Tiny Hut" that ran from October 1979 (Dragon #30) until April 1986 (Dragon #108). … Continue reading You Can Fit 100 Intellect Devourers on the Outside of Leomund’s Tiny Hut
Lucky Death Saves
Exploring how 5e's dice manipulation features affect your odds to survive death saving throws.
Sleep Spell Reawakening
If the sleep spell is keeping you up at night, because of confusing mechanics or soft scaling, come take a look under the hood and sample two sleep spell solutions.
Draconic Bloodline Expanded Spells
Spice up your Draconic Bloodline Sorcerer with these expanded spell lists based on the color dragon you choose!