Cover is probably the most surefire trick to making sure that you and your party come out of an encounter alive, though it's often forgotten about or tossed by the wayside. We need to get a better understanding of this mechanic so we can make it work for us!
Running your first game of D&D requires a little preparation. Whether you’re running it online or in person, there are certain things you’re going to need to make the game a success!
It seems as though Wizards of the Coast (WotC), D&D’s publishing company, is prepared to bite the hand that has been feeding it these past many years...
2022 has been a BIG year for us here at Misty Mountain Gaming! During the holidays when we’re all taking time to celebrate, let’s look back at some of the things that made this year one to remember!
For everything good in D&D, there is a dark reflection. For the gods, there are archfiends. For every angel, there is a devil. For dwarves and humans there are duergar and hobgoblins. And for the graceful, magical, elegant elves? Well, we have the insidious, demonic, sadistic drow....
If you’re shopping around this holiday season and aren’t sure what to pick for those special roleplayers in your life, here are some staff picks to take out some of the guesswork! At the time of writing, all items mentioned here are currently in stock and ready to be shipped to you in time for the holidays!
Next spring will see the release of a new D&D movie! Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is set to be a blockbuster hit with talented and recognizable actors that will surely bring further acclaim to the world’s greatest roleplaying game! The movie looks to be staying quite true to the source material, and has us super excited for next March! Here’s why!
Often criticized for being “one-note” or ordinary, Fighters come in a variety of different flavors and can have rich, developed character concepts and backstories. To inspire your next 5e dnd Fighter, here are some elevator pitches for Fighters you could use or modify for PCs or NPCs in your next D&D game!
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!
A long time ago, the world of Toril was in trouble. The ravages of the spellplague took a catastrophic toll upon the population, making it difficult for the economy to function. A particularly-enterprising group of wizards sought to solve the problem by stealing people from other planes to use as slaves. These slaves cried out for deliverance, and their prayers were eventually delivered to the gods of their home plane.
In this latest installment of Monsters Mastered, our aim is to elevate kobolds to something beyond a comedic encounter in your campaigns, and give them distinguishing features useful for kobold enemies, kobold NPCS, and kobold player characters alike!
There is a wrong way to play that has nothing to do with what the books have printed in black and white. How you approach the game, how you think about the other players, and your attitude while you play can be right or wrong.