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How to make D&D really scary

Written by MythicParty - Published on November 1, 2015

DM: “The frost giant’s ice club smashes down, crushing the very life out of you for (rolls) 40 points!” Bored Player: “Eh I still have 29 left, so after the Cleric does his healing I’ll be good as new.” DM: (sighs) One of D&D weaknesses is how damage- whether from combat, traps, or miscellaneous things like […]

3 Surprising Benefits to Dungeon Mastering in a Dungeons & Dragons Game

Written by Expy - Published on October 28, 2015

If you specialize in dungeon mastering in a Dungeons & Dragons game, you have probably received a lot of criticism. Throughout history, many consider this particular roleplaying game to be a form of satanic worship. Many believe that the game leads the players to become mentally unstable. Still, there are several that believe that the […]

Ask a Dungeon Master: How can I make my games scarier? – Empathy

Written by Darkwarren - Published on October 26, 2015

During this Halloween season, inject fear into D&D.  After all, going into a dungeon should be a scary thing as it involves life or death decisions.  Plus the monsters are real. And while I’ve written a previous column on making your games scarier via the 5 senses, there’s another technique. Empathy. I find that players […]

Must-Haves for the Dungeon Mastering Enthusiasts

Written by Expy - Published on October 22, 2015

Dungeon mastering is a critical component of all Dungeons & Dragons campaigns. In fact, your skill has a DM has the ability to make OR break the campaign that you are running and the experiences of your players. Those that specialize in dungeon mastering are expert storytellers, mediators, judges, and several other things. As a […]

Lessons for D&D from the Walking Dead Season 6 Premiere

Written by MythicParty - Published on October 19, 2015

After a packed Madison Square Garden promo, the sixth season of everyone’s favorite zombie show happened last week.  We’ve written about things from TWD you can use in your D&D games before, but sometimes the topic felt a bit, stiff.  So we took a break from the biters.  Then the unimaginatively named spin-off, Fear the […]

Giving D&D Zombies some bite

Written by Adam - Published on October 16, 2015

With Halloween coming, it’s important to remember your favorite grind monster that never gets any love – the zombie. When starting a campaign, a bunch of zombies in the graveyard outside of town is as stereotypical as a kobold camp near a small village. But by the time your players reach any level higher than Red […]

Dungeon Mastering Enthusiasts Anxiously Await the Release of the Dungeons & Dragons Video Game, Sword Coast Legends

Written by Expy - Published on October 15, 2015

Dungeon mastering enthusiasts are currently waiting the the release of the Dungeons & Dragons video game, Sword Coast Legends. This video game is set in the lush and highly vibrant world that D&D players, Forgotten Realms. This video game offers players the unique ability of playing Dungeons & Dragons in a shared storytelling manner. The […]

Dungeon Masters Descend into the Depths with “Rage of Demons”

Written by Expy - Published on October 9, 2015

Dungeon Masters Descend into the Depths of Evil with “Rage of Demons” – The Newest Dungeons & Dragons Storyline Dungeon Masters may now descend into the depths of evil by using the newest Dungeons & Dragons storyline, “Rage of Demons”. Now, D&D players have the unique ability to fight beside Drizzt Do’Urden on their computer, […]