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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

How to be a D&D Dungeon Master (DM)

So you want to be a Dungeon Master. Bravo! The Dungeon Master (DM) has the most important role in any Dungeons & Dragons game. Without you, there would be no game! You are the driving creative force that propels the game into existence and down the path to glory! But running your first game can be intimidating. The books are huge, the people streaming their games online look so professional, and you’re afraid of looking silly. There’s so many videos, podcasts, and books all telling you how to do it, but you don’t know where to begin! This article will [...]

By |2021-11-13T06:47:07+00:00November 13th, 2021|D&D, DM Guide|Comments Off on How to be a D&D Dungeon Master (DM)

How to Find a D&D Group

So you've decided you want to start playing Dungeons and Dragons, have gathered all your dice and supplies and have created your very own character. Now all you need is to find some people to play D&D with you. This article will answer your burning questions about how to find (or start) a Dungeons and Dragons play group. How many players do you need? Where can you find players? Who are the right people to ask to play with you? Your options are actually more numerous than you may first assume. Given the increasing popularity of Dungeons and Dragons [...]

By |2022-04-23T14:31:35+00:00July 29th, 2020|D&D, DM Guide, Misc D&D, Player Guide|Comments Off on How to Find a D&D Group

How to Play D&D Online

With the popularity of Dungeons and Dragons on the rise, a lot of people have been looking to join a group and get into a game. While it is a great activity to play with your friends, not everyone has the luxury to meet up in person to play. Or perhaps, there isn’t anyone around you that is interested in Dungeons and Dragons. Luckily, there are plenty of online resources that lend themselves to playing D&D online. If you are just starting out playing D&D online, don’t worry about buying all the books, dice, and accessories. There are plenty [...]

By |2022-04-23T14:25:16+00:00April 5th, 2020|D&D, DM Guide, Player Guide|Comments Off on How to Play D&D Online

Creating Safe Spaces in D&D

When Dungeons and Dragons was first created in 1974, the world was an entirely different place. Nobody could have predicted the popularity or longevity of the game. But here we are 45 years later, and D&D is having a surge of popularity with the mainstream world thanks to shows like Critical Role and the general acceptance of nerd culture. With this newfound popularity and normalization, D&D now has more players than ever before. This means that, along with the old school players which trended typically male, there is a much wider variety of players now. In the online D&D [...]

By |2022-04-23T14:25:06+00:00March 8th, 2020|D&D, DM Guide, Player Guide|Comments Off on Creating Safe Spaces in D&D

How to Play D&D with Kids

Dungeons and Dragons is a game. Games are for kids. Two simple statements, but they both raise big questions. D&D is a game, sure, but is it a game in the same sense as Candyland or Snakes and Ladders? Games are for kids, but they’re also for adults; is it wise to cross the streams? Happily, they come with simple answers. Yes, D&D is a game in the same sense as Candyland: both have sets of rules, ways to interact with a fictional environment and ways to play out success and failure. And yes, D&D is open to kids. [...]

By |2022-04-23T14:23:36+00:00January 26th, 2020|D&D, DM Guide|Comments Off on How to Play D&D with Kids

Session Zero: The Secret to a Great Campaign

So you have the perfect story line and an idea of how you want your Campaign World to be. You've managed to find a group of people that want to play, and you want to get everybody ready. So what's the next move? A Session Zero is somewhat like a job interview and a brainstorming session for the people that are going to play in your campaign. This is an excellent opportunity to get the group together and establish the dynamic and work anything out before the actual beginning of the campaign. It's essential to keep in mind that [...]

By |2022-04-23T14:22:48+00:00January 7th, 2020|D&D, DM Guide|Comments Off on Session Zero: The Secret to a Great Campaign
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