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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 |2020-07-29T05:47:47+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 of free [...]

By |2020-05-15T12:47:46+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 |2020-06-19T06:09:48+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. Kids play chess [...]

By |2020-05-14T05:26:12+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 this [...]

By |2020-05-14T05:23:01+00:00January 7th, 2020|D&D, DM Guide|Comments Off on Session Zero: The Secret to a Great Campaign

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