Tabletop RPGs

I'm creating a faction for every class in Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Normally, I try to create factions that can be tweaked to work either as an aid to the PCs or as an enemy. It'll be hard to make this faction, inspired by the Oath of Conquest Paladin, an uncomplicated ally for the average h...

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I've stumbled on a system that makes D&D combat move incredibly fast.

Before the session, I wrote down basic statistics for each monster the PCs might encounter on index cards. To be clear: there's one card for "Orc" and one card for "Orc Eye of Gruumsh," not separate cards for each individual o...

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Last week, I laid out a faction of super-serious, heavily muscled monks, the Order of the Searing Sun. They devote themselves to harsh physical training, creating a sort of Fight Club aesthetic.

Today, let's stat up one of these monks. They're based on the Way of the Sun Soul monk from Xanath...

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Today's faction is based on the Way of the Sun Soul monk from Xanathar's Guide to Everything. As an anime fan, the Way of the Sun Soul sure looks to me like a saiyin from Dragon Ball Z, which immediately brings Vegeta to mind, so let's create a group of super-serious, heavily muscled monks.

So...

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So you want to use those nifty 3D printers for your tabletop RPG games. Awesome!

Before we get into your options, let's establish same basic terms and concepts:

The Basics

You can either buy a desktop 3D printer, or send a 3D model of your mini(s) to a service which will ship you back a printe...

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Devotees of a death cult to chaos and destruction, intraplanar hunters are sent to the material world alone or in small parties to assassinate threats to their masters. use their ability to shift between planes to disappear and reappear in surprising moments.

Intraplanar hunters wear black, dark b...

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In Blackcrag, a curious gang has evolved: the Waterfront Gang, which operate in almost open defiance of the local bailiff and soldiers of this city that otherwise prides itself on its law and order.

The Gang began as just a group of teenagers lounging around the waterfront docks from which they na...

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You're about to run D&D for the first time. Awesome!

I've written several other posts explaining in detail the very basic information that you need to have on hand for your first session. This post summarizes all that, serving as a handy checklist.

What You'll Physically Bring

  • A 3-ring binder,...

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