Travel between adventures doesn't have to be a boring slog of survival checks or reinforcement of how empty your world is.  Travel and exploration act...View Details

Fair warning:  I'm doing weird episodes again.  This week, I advocate taking lessons from video games and movies and introducing new class abilities a...View Details

Building worlds, countries, and even towns can be tough.  There are a lot of moving parts to try to tame and it's easy to miss preparing some importan...View Details

Goblins are classic low level one-note baddies that eat anything they can, kill everything else, except for the few things that they try to mate with....View Details

Clerics and Druids are more diverse than most people realize.  Playing them as Healy McHealface and Joe Ent-Lover may come second nature (ba-dum-tss) ...View Details

At the beginning of the D&D 5th Edition Dungeon Master's Guide there is a paragraph that was likely only included as a joke and it reinforced my b...View Details

Ep 86 - Skill Challenges

Skill challenges were one of the best things to come out of the much maligned 4th edition of Dungeons and Dragons.  What are they?  How can you use th...View Details

Like most people who have done something for a while, I look back at my early days of playing D&D and cringe at some of the mistakes I made as a n...View Details

Adding aerial or swimming combatants to your battlefield can make things very complicated very quickly.  It doesn't help matters when the different ga...View Details

I received a listener suggestion to talk about some of the classes available in 5e and Pathfinder.  This episode starts that series, beginning with th...View Details

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