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What Is Passive Perception in D&D 5e?

There are many terms and concepts you need to get your head around when you first start playing Dungeons and Dragons. They have a range of uses within the game, and so it is necessary to understand them all thoroughly so that you know how to play properly. The Player's Handbook covers a lot of these in depth, which is useful for referring to whenever you're unsure. The most recent 5th edition of the game has changed certain things regarding how gameplay works, so it can be confusing even if you're used to earlier versions. Don't worry, though - we're [...]

By |2022-04-20T15:29:51+00:00March 23rd, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on What Is Passive Perception in D&D 5e?

How Long Is A Short Rest In D&D 5E?

It’s true – even heroes need to rest! When it comes to playing Dungeons and Dragons, it can be really easy to forget about letting your character rest. They spend nearly every hour of their day exploring, interacting with other characters and sometimes even partaking in some serious fighting. After all that, they need some downtime. Healing is not enough – realistically they need some time to rest their muscles, minds, and spirits , so they can get back up on their feet later and the adventure can still continue. So – What Should You Do? Well, there [...]

By |2022-04-20T14:33:12+00:00March 23rd, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How Long Is A Short Rest In D&D 5E?

How To Be A Better D&D Player

Dungeons and Dragons is a popular role-playing game. It takes a lot of preparation, effort, and patience to make a session work, but oftentimes they don't end up working at all. D&D games often fall flat because the players aren't willing to do any of those things, and without the whole team on board, the game just won't be fun. If you find your games of D&D just don't ever seem to work out, this is a list of tips and tricks for you! Read on to find our tips and tricks for being a better D&D player, and for [...]

By |2022-04-20T10:38:05+00:00March 23rd, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How To Be A Better D&D Player

How To Make Miniatures For D&D with Blender

Creating your custom miniatures for D&D and other tabletop games is loads of fun and lets you put your creativity to the test. You may not be sure where to get started with creating your miniatures, so we've put together this handy guide to help you out. Designing your miniatures means you have total control over the aesthetic of your character and can bring the game to life! Keep reading to find out how to make amazing D&D miniatures. Find Inspiration For Your Character Inspiration for your character can come from many sources including movies, TV, comic books, [...]

By |2022-04-20T08:41:12+00:00March 23rd, 2022|D&D, Misc D&D|Comments Off on How To Make Miniatures For D&D with Blender

How To Write A D&D Campaign

Campaigns are a huge part of role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, as they are what basically makes up the whole purpose of the game. Campaigns are the storylines and adventures that run through the whole plot, allowing characters to develop and improve (or degenerate, if that’s how you want to play) over time. Of course, campaigns may not always go to plan – but how do you even start to plan one in the first place? Here, we are going to go through how you can write a campaign for Dungeons and Dragons. Then, you can step up and [...]

By |2022-04-19T23:58:35+00:00March 23rd, 2022|D&D, DM Guide|Comments Off on How To Write A D&D Campaign

Can You Attack While Grappling in D&D 5e?

There are many things you can do during a game of Dungeons & Dragons 5e when it comes to your turn. One of these things includes grappling with an enemy or other target. Grappling is a very useful action in a game of D&D, and a lot of players rely on it to successfully fight and beat an enemy. However, the rules surrounding grappling are often confusing for many players, and as a result, some may avoid it and stick to the 'simpler' rules to grasp. We have compiled a series of popular queries about grappling during a game of [...]

By |2022-04-19T23:24:06+00:00March 23rd, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on Can You Attack While Grappling in D&D 5e?

Does Action Surge Give You A Bonus Action?

There are many class specific features in D&D that are incredibly useful and can make a class stand out in certain situations. For Clerics, the situations they are most useful in are support and healing, for Rogues, it's stealth and information gathering, and of course for Fighters, it's fighting. Spells, feats, and the equipment that characters can have all contribute to your overall effectiveness within the party and when in combat. However, sometimes the rules and guides around certain spells or feats can be a little vague. The way D&D deals with this by leaving the interpretation up to the person [...]

By |2022-04-19T14:12:03+00:00March 22nd, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on Does Action Surge Give You A Bonus Action?

Does Casting A Spell Provoke An Attack Of Opportunity?

So let's set the scene. You're currently in a battle against a mage. You are losing. Your party members are useless and you're looking for a way to turn the tide. The mage is casting a spell and you are right beside them. An idea comes to you! You can use this moment whereupon the mage is casting a spell to provoke an attack of opportunity! But here's the thing - the DM says no! A classic D&D argument erupts and you find yourself trawling through the rules to try and find an answer. If you don't have a rules lawyer [...]

By |2022-04-19T14:04:52+00:00March 22nd, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on Does Casting A Spell Provoke An Attack Of Opportunity?

How Do You Roll For Stats In D&D?

Building your base character is one of the most important and interesting parts of playing any roleplaying game. It's a chance to get inside the head of a new character and learn about them in ways that you wouldn't normally be able to. There are many different ways to build your base character, and these have been created over the years in order to help players have different options. So let's say you've come across the method of 'rolling for stats,' which allows you to create a character based on how well they do at certain tasks. How would this [...]

By |2022-05-06T11:27:14+00:00March 22nd, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How Do You Roll For Stats In D&D?

How To Make A Good D&D Character

Character creation is an important step in joining a D&D game. Your character is the life and blood of the game, so you want to be sure you create them well. You need to decide what kind of character you want to be before you start playing. You'll want to think about the different aspects of your character, such as race, ability scores, and what makes your character unique. If you're new to D&D, you might not know where to start. Character creation can be extremely overwhelming and leaves many of us exhausted just thinking about it! So what do we [...]

By |2022-04-11T21:27:21+00:00March 22nd, 2022|D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How To Make A Good D&D Character
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