Reviving the death save mechanics to give more interesting narrative results and keep fallen PCs engaged.
A new 5th Edition system for adding the dynamic of listen/spot rolls to perception vs. stealth checks, without all the punishing baggage of editions past.
Why have 18 skills when you can have FIVE? We’re giving D&D players more agency over the narrative implementation of their skillsets by streamlining a bloated system and highlighting a popular variant rule.
Animate Objects is a 5th level spell in D&D 5e that turns objects in your environment into living weapons. Come along as we tackle balance and action economy issues, and deliver a precise rework.
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.
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