Category: Roleplaying Games

Creating Your Own Homebrew Pantheon – Part 2

This is the second installment in a five part series where I take you through my process of creating your own pantheon, from the beginning steps in part one, to a deeper dive about your deities in part three, and finally a finished example…

25 Dwarven City Adventure Seeds

Adventure seeds are great. They’re one or two sentence sources of inspiration for any DM to take and create something wonderful out of in their own campaign, and 5 DMs using the same seed will likely create 5 different scenarios with them. It’s also…

What I Like About (In-Game) Homogeneous Groups

One of the greatest things about roleplaying games is the diversity you can find in both the players and the characters. A human wizard standing alongside his dwarf cleric and elvish ranger compatriots. Cyborgs and aliens working together to investigate the hull of a…

5 Monstrous Duos for your Next D&D 5e Session

So many things, no matter how great, are boring by themselves after a while. You might think that a Slaad is the best monster this side of the Monster Manual, but if you use it in a predictable way over and over again, you…

A Handful of Magic Items 3 (& Dice Giveaway!)

We’re back for a third time, with more magic items that I’ve bestowed upon the group in Knights of the Pool Table as well as another campaign I’m now running with some other friends of mine. Gauntlets of the Dragon Slayer These gauntlets bestow…

Persuasion Check: Unearthed Arcana – Revised Subclasses

Now that Unearthed Arcana is back on a monthly release schedule, we have more time to look into and play with the material before the next set is thrown at us. That said, May’s article is a handful of revisions of previous subclasses released…

Persuasion Check: Unearthed Arcana – Feats for Races

Unearthed Arcana strikes back with even more feats this week, this time focusing on races rather than skills. Unlike the Feats for Skills, these don’t follow a single formula and allow for more variety. How do these stack up to the last batch? Keep…