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From random character motivations to rules discussions, we delve into tips, tricks, stories, and musings about one of the most rewarding jobs: playing a Dungeon Master. 

 

D&D hit point homebrew rules
Dungeon Master Tips
Brenton Stover
D&D Hit Point Homebrew Rules

I’m always of two minds about homebrew rules for D&D. On the one hand, the designers had a specific playstyle in mind to showcase 5E’s

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Ten Random D&D Encounters Cover
Dungeon Master Tips
Brenton Stover
Ten Random D&D Encounter Ideas

There’s always a chance that a party makes a decision so unexpected that even experienced DMs need to stop to figure out what’ll happen next.

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Free D&D NPCs cover page
Dungeon Master Tips
Brenton Stover
Three free D&D NPCs: Dragonborn

  Of all the races in the Player’s Handbook, I think I was most dissatisfied with the Dragonborn. While playing as humanoid dragons is pretty

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Dungeon Master Tips
Brenton Stover
How to Draw a Dungeon

  Welcome back to our New DM’s Guide to Everything series! This week we’re talking about how to draw a dungeon using the topics we

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Dungeon Master Tips
Brenton Stover
How to Design a Dungeon

Welcome back to our New DM’s Guide to Everything series! Previously, we explored designing smart encounters to challenge and entertain your players. This week, we’re discussing how

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Dungeon Master Tips
Brenton Stover
New DM’s Guide to Everything

So you managed to wrangle some friends into playing D&D, but you’ve never played before. Or perhaps you’re inspired by the many live-play shows to

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