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Festive Tier 1 D&D Adventure: The Yule Shrub Snatch Caper

Earlier this month I released a holiday encounter post with a few ideas that I really liked. I picked my favorite three and put up a quick poll for our patrons. After a bloody voting process, the “not-at-all inspired by Home Alone” encounter won the poll, and is our festive tier 1 D&D adventure this …

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Mind Flayer Map Side Quest: Tome of Horror

Mind Flayer Map Side Quest: Tome of Horror

One of the things I do to help stimulate my creator brain is to try and come up with stories, maps, or whatever with only a few prompts. Sometimes it’s a matter of finding inspiration with a short concept, like “wandering peddlers with otherworldly goods”, or something more specific, like magical items or creatures. For …

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Free Fizban’s Dragon adventure: The Dragonmaw Altar

Free Fizban’s Dragon Adventure: The Dragonmaw Altar

Dragons are so hot right now thanks to the release of the newest D&D book “Fizban’s Treasury of Dragons”. It’s surprising to see how much lore and content was waiting to be mined and published to really flesh out ½ of D&D’s namesake. I’m barely halfway through (review coming soon), but I’m already getting tons …

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Design-A-Dungeon Challenge: Forbidden Knowledge

I’m back with another simple random dungeon for September’s Design-A-Dungeon Challenge! The rules are basically the same – consult the random dungeon generator in the Dungeon Master’s Guide and make a map out of it. To make things simple, I limit myself to a 10×6 page, and if a room or passage doesn’t make sense …

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Free Level 9 D&D Encounter: Grim Tidings

Free Level 9 D&D Encounter: Grim Tidings

Goblinoids get a bad rap in most D&D games. Goblins mostly exist as fodder for low-level dungeons or expendable minions for more powerful creatures. Bugbears are typically seen as back-stabbing layabouts who are content to steal whatever they find. Hobgoblins are war-like and honorable to a fault, with little other redeeming qualities to their society. …

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