I've been creating a series of factions inspired by each class in the D&D book Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Today I reach the warlock, which has two new sub-classes: the Celestial Pact, and the Hexblade. I've already created a holy order last week inspired by the Divine Soul Sorcerer, so let'...

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Today's monster is a bit of a challenge. I want a tough creature that's size "tiny."

Most tiny creatures in D&D 5E feature very low Challenge Ratings (0 to 1). If we look at the more powerful ones, like older Faerie Dragons, Flameskulls, Demiliches, Imps, and Will-o'-Wisps, we see one prevailing t...

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Many years ago, there lived a man named Thal. Though poor, he had a large family who loved him, and he was always happy.

Then war came to his nation, and in only a few weeks, he lost every member of his family. All gone. In utter despair, he gave up all his possessions and devoted himself to praye...

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Today, I've decided to create a monster without nailing it down to a particular level or Challenge Rating. Instead, I'll set out guidelines for running that monster at any level.

Let's create a magma monster, a humanoid creature of intelligent lava that can serve as a simple guard or random encoun...

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Is fanservice holding anime back?

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I'm creating a set of factions inspired by one sub-class for each class in Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Today's sub-class is the Rogue Mastermind, which suggests a smart secret organization.

There are rumors of a strange cabal that meets outside the city. They all wear metal masks, and they w...

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Who actually made sure that things got done in a Medieval town? While there were a lot of different roles and responsibilities, three stand out.

Note: This is a general example of historical practice. Actual practices varied by region and over time. Offer void where prohibited.

The History

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