Tabletop RPGs

We've been creating monsters based on a gem mine that just so happens to sit on a ley line, which breathes simple life into the crystals there. Miners now have to contend with crystalline monsters that range from annoyance to grave danger.

After creating the crystal wasp and crystal wyrm, let's cr...

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I've been creating factions out of each class in Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Today we reach the final class, the wizard, where our options are severely limited. There's only one sub-class, the war mage. So let's do that!

If you're raising an army and need an edge, call on the Blue Flame. A r...

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Last week, we created a gem mine that just so happens to sit on a ley line, which has the unfortunate propensity to breathe simple life into the crystals there. Miners now have to contend with crystalline monsters that range from annoyance to grave danger.

Today's monster sits squarely in the cent...

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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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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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