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Real world problems for D&D characters: taxes, fees, and surcharges

Written by MythicParty - Published on August 10, 2015

Today we’ll start talking about stressful stuff that happens throughout our daily lives that, realistically should happen also to people in fantasy worlds. The inspiration for this comes from technical issues that affected DungeonMastering.com recently such as dead links, site outages or email notifications for older posts. First off, we apologize.  Secondly, we’re working on […]

Dungeons and Dragons Races – The Dragonkind Races Highlighted in Races of the Dragons

Written by Expy - Published on July 24, 2015

Numerous Dungeons and Dragons races exist; however, none captures and excites a player’s imagination as the races of dragons that exist in the supplement, Races of the Dragons. If you are to become an exceptional Dungeon Master, it is imperative that you learn about these amazing beings. Ultimately, these creatures have the capability of being adversaries, […]

Ideas from Co-operative Boardgames for D&D

Written by LovelyRotten - Published on July 20, 2015

DM: “So, you’ve entered the room of Eternal Evil…”  Players: “We storm in as fast as we can, unleashing as much cacophonous violence as possible and raise any dead when we’re done.” DM: “So, you’ve entered the mystic china shop full of expensive, hand-made stuff.”  Players: “We storm in as fast as we can, unleashing as […]

6 SWEET Suggestions for D&D from GoT Season 5 (Part One)

Written by MythicParty - Published on July 12, 2015

It’s no secret that we’re all huge Game of Thrones fans here.  This year we’ve done posts about the premiere and then the finale.  In between we also wrote about the 2nd episode because it had a bunch of ideas for your D&D games. However there are still 7 other shows in this batch, all with some solid suggestions […]

4 Groups in D&D that deserve more Independence

Written by MythicParty - Published on July 5, 2015

I would have bet all my jumbo dice that there already was a 4th of July column. We’ve previously written not one but two articles about Memorial Day as well as an attempt to process 9-11 from a gaming context.  But there actually isn’t anything in our archives, so to connect with the Independence Day […]

3 More Adventure Starters for your D&D games

Written by Casey Hill - Published on June 27, 2015

We’ve talked before about how there’s a middle ground of having to buy a module or creating absolutely everything yourself.  While there’s an advantage in time saving to simply running a pre-published thing and there’s an advantage in customization with making everything up, it can help to take an idea, use it as a springboard […]

Lessons for D&D from the GoT season 5 finale

Written by MythicParty - Published on June 22, 2015

Since GoT isn’t just great TV, but also the closest thing to D&D that there will ever be on TV, we here at DungeonMastering assume our readers watch it regularly, even if they don’t subscribe to HBO.  So previously we’ve looked at the Season 5 Premiere “The Wars to Come,” as well as the 2nd S5 […]

5 Ways Dice Wreck Your D&D Game (and how to fix them)

Written by MythicParty - Published on June 17, 2015

Gamers have a Love/Hate relationship with our funny-shaped polyhedrals.  One minute they’re amazingly awesome.  Then they suddenly suck, transforming into amazingly aggravating things.  Dice are the cats of gaming accessories. But regardless of which way Lady Luck leans, we should not let these bits of hard plastic muck up the collaborative storytelling of RPG.  Here are […]