There's been a lot of discourse lately surrounding Wizards of the Coast's enlightened approach to fantasy races going forward. In the context of this discussion, many folks are asking how they can build interesting narratives without stock evil fodder. While I have a lot of thoughts on this, none have been articulated better than by … Continue reading Imaginary People
Darkness is great for setting the mood, but it can be a mechanical headache to juggle. Use thes tables to simplify your experience.
While we pride ourselves on deeper analytics, there's no reason you should have to work to understand the basic game mechanics. With that in mind, we're refining the resting rule in 5th Edition D&D.
Spice up your Draconic Bloodline Sorcerer with these expanded spell lists based on the color dragon you choose!
D&D's latest tech is proficiency scaling for class features. Let's dive into this new tech, see what the designers are saying about it, and figure out what we need to look out for in playtesting.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on handling interpersonal conflicts in tabletop RPGs.
In the past, we've explored the damage output of a greatsword vs. greataxe. We've even examined how that damage is affected when you're a Barbarian taking a multiclass dip in Champion (Fighter) for increased critical hit chance. The Argument for Greataxe A lot of how this math shakes out is going to depend on what … Continue reading Greatsword vs. Greataxe: One-Shot Kills
5th Edition D&D has a skill problem. It lies in a feature called expertise, which allows you to add your proficiency bonus twice when using a skill. Let's see what problems this causes and I'll give you a simple hack to fix them!
Spoilers are not a safety tool. Here's some tips for telegraphing threats the right way.
A simple DM screen add-on to help DMs manage sense-driven Ranger and Paladin class features.