How This “Lazy, Actor” DM Runs SKILL CHALLENGES in 5E

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...So a proper article would begin with an overview of the original Skill Challenge (a mechanic introduced in 4E), maybe talk about some popular variations (ref. Matt Coville:)...but they’re only paying me for 1,500 words! What is a Skill Challenge? When your PCs have a goal that they should be able to accomplish without combat, they can instead work as a...

The Official Dungeons & Dragons Acquisitions Incorporated Sourcebook Available in Stores Now

The Acquisitions Inc. Employee Manual handbook as released and now fans can dive head-first into the grind of a corporate ladder right in their very own Dungeons & Dragons game. Wizards of the Coast teamed up with Penny Arcade to produce a sourcebook featuring the most notorious retrieval agency in the Forgotten Realms. Players can attempt to climb the corporate ladder as...

Rage Against The Darkness – D&D 5E Barbarian Optimisation Guide

Are you ready to rage? While this 5E Barbarian charop guide is aimed at giving some mechanical advice, remember that character optimisation means different things to different players. I like to look at more than just damage dice, as a truly effective character is more than the notches on its axe.

Multi-Level-Magic Scheme – The Ultimate 5E Warlock Guide

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DnD 5e - The Warlock Optimisation Guide Don’t take this Warlock guide based on what our Charismatic leader says. Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition has different play styles for everybody. Below, we’ve put together a guide considering optimal ways to play with otherworldly power. We also link to a full list of other great character optimisation guides for D&D. Contents Introduction Stats Races Class Features Warlock Sub...


WE NEED PIRATE CREW!!! 🏴‍☠️⠀⠀ In my D&D game we run Monday night the Tatts & Tarrasques team need NPC crew members for their ship. Please comment below with a cool NPC shipmate they could hire on to "La Floridita" their privateer vessel.⠀ Copy the prompts below and give me as much information as you can and I'll include them in our...

Faerun Foreign Legion – D&D 5E Fighter Optimisation Guide

This 5E Fighter guide covers the latest fighting styles and subclasses from the Players Handbook to Xanathar's Guide to Everything. Grab a weapon and and choose your style because we'll be covering everything you need to know to make the best fighter in 5e Dungeons & Dragons. We also have guides to the other classes (from us and externally) find the...

Last Minute Dungeons & Dragons Gift Ideas for Critmas

Dungeons & Dragons is a great hobby to buy gifts for. Often there are things the D&D fan in your life wants, but can't quite bring themselves to buy for themselves. If you have a Dungeons and Dragons fan in your life, and you’re looking for the perfect gift idea, you’ve come to the right place. The hard part will be...

Animated D&D show ‘Critical Role’ Raises $5 Million and Counting…

In just a few hours the Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina Animated Special has smashed through its Kickstarter goal of $1 Million AUD (~$750,000 USD) and is sitting at $5.4 Million AUD (~$3.8 Million USD ) at the time of writing. Critical Role is a weekly live-streamed Dungeons & Dragons game featuring a group of...

Not All Who Wander are Lost: A Ranger’s Guide from EvilAnagram

Reposted from the Giant In the Playground Forum in an effort to not lose this classic from EvilAnagram Not All Who Wander are Lost A Ranger's Guide Image Copyright WotC "All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost." -J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien's Aragorn and the Rangers of the North, the Ranger first appeared as...