Changing up a monster’s stat block can drastically change the way they function in and out of combat, the way the players and their characters receive them, and even add to the story of the encounter or the world at large! It also helps keep the game fresh, so players aren’t fighting the exact same monsters over and over again, or the same ones they faced last campaign. And we’re going to discuss some simple ways to do that in this week’s article!
Among the many and varied races you can play in Dungeons & Dragons, few are as truly unique as the warforged. Unlike other humanoid races, the warforged are not limited by their biology. Instead, their appearance and abilities are limited only by the imaginations of their creators.
Whether you are an experienced Dungeon Master looking to make life a bit easier, or new to the chair looking for help overcoming the daunting task, apps can make your job easier. These apps are fine tools that help with generating quick content, keeping track of stats, maintaining the flow of combat, and more! Here are some of the ones I recommend for Android.
Grungs are a fierce, proud race of tree-dwelling, amphibious, frog-like humanoids that typically hail from jungle and rainforest climates. They are only three feet tall on average, but are fierce combatants despite their size, relying on their natural advantages and ingenuity over sheer power...
The Drow originate from the Underdark, an otherworldly layer of the Prime Material plane far below the surface where most other races live. The Drow aren’t just subterranean elves, however. The Underdark is more like another dimension or plane of existence. It is suffused with foreign magic and alien forms of life. Their prolonged exposure to this magic (called “faerzress”) has fundamentally altered their elven biology...
What should you be sure to AVOID doing while at the D&D table? What could you do that will earn the ire of your fellow players, a stern word from your DM, or an invitation to leave the game?
While D&D will always hold a special place in our hearts, we submit these other RPGs that we think are worth your time. Who knows? One of them could become your new (second) favorite system!
When it comes to new dice for Dungeons & Dragons, glass dice are among the coolest sets available right now. They are functional, beautiful, a...
My New Year’s resolution is to play more D&D. To run D&D, you’ll need three things: friends, rules, an adventure, and supplies like paper, pencils, and dice. We here at Misty Mountain Gaming are determined to give you a hand with all of the above! Well, except the pencils and paper… you’re on your own there. Let’s take it step by step!
Each and every combat has the potential to be memorable and exciting with just a little consideration for what opportunities are being left on the table. Having the monsters (and the players) use every tool in their arsenal to win will make a great difference towards making combat as fun and unforgettable as it can be!
In a sea of hobbies that have helped fill the hours of quarantine this past year, Dungeons & Dragons stands out as the greatest way to spend your free time.
Critical Role has been the uncontested king of D&D on all streaming platforms, has experienced unprecedented growth over the last several years, and has a devoted fan base that is fanatically devoted to its cast and content.