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Crashing markets in the D&D world

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 21:45
Recent financial craziness from China illustrates how interwoven economies are in a modern world. But how would this play out in D&D and what affect would they have on the PCs?  Well as Master Of...

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If Quentin Tarantino designed a D&D adventure

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 19:06
While we’re writing a piece on the Walking Dead spinoff, I thought I’d tie-in a few things cinema to D&D.  Because now that he’s finished creating another excuse for Samuel L....

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Dungeons and Dragons Books – The Dungeon Master’s Guide

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 06:04
While there are numerous Dungeons and Dragons books available to those that want to be a DM, the best is the Dungeon’s Master’s Guide. This guide is often referred to as the “DMG” or the “DM’s...

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The Journey As The Destination

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 00:39
Recently, the perfect storm of perspective had me experiencing, in short succession: A family driving trip 1,500 miles from Western, NY to Texas Reading a book on Magellan’s circumnavigation of...

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Dungeon Mastering Dungeons and Dragons 3.5

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 22:56
Dungeon mastering Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 is no easy feat, but, it is an exceptionally rewarding one. The dungeon master, or “DM” for short, plays a highly pivotal role with the imaginary-based...

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

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 01:51
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...

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The Top 3 Strangest Dungeons and Dragons Characters of All Time

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 09:49
Several strange Dungeons and Dragons characters are currently in existence. As a dungeon mastering professional, it is important that you learn as much as you are able to regarding these unique...

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Dungeon Mastering Guide – Helping Your Players Create Dungeons and Dragons Characters

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 11:01
Helping your players create Dungeons and Dragons characters is an important aspect of dungeon mastering. While you are likely to create your own system for achieving success in this endeavor, this...

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

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 12:01
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...

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Ideas from Co-operative Boardgames for D&D

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:01
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...

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Dungeons and Dragons Dice – A Detailed Overview for Dungeon Masters

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 08:00
It is imperative to know about the various types of Dungeons and Dragons dice if you have any intention on becoming one of the most respected and favored Dungeon Masters among those that you engage...

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

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 22:51
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...

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The 3 Most Common Dungeons and Dragons Classes: A Gaming Guide for Beginning Dungeon Masters

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 22:40
In order to effectively act as a Dungeon Master, it is imperative that you become familiar with the 3 most common Dungeons and Dragons Classes. The class is the outline of what each character has the...

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4 Groups in D&D that deserve more Independence

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 15:46
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...

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3 More Adventure Starters for your D&D games

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 01:55
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...

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Lessons for D&D from the GoT season 5 finale

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 01:54
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...

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

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 01:31
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...

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3 Adventure Starters for your D&D Campaigns

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 01:50
Sometimes you as a Dungeon Master want to run an adventure somewhere between ‘Just buying someone else’s idea’ and ‘Making it all up on my own.’  With that in mind, here...

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Lessons from Memorializing D&D characters

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 01:55
Happy Memorial Day from all of us here at DungeonMastering.com & we hope it was a good ‘long weekend’ for everyone.  Previously we’ve written a somewhat solemn tribute to those...

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In honor of Letterman: Top 10 Funniest Things PC’s Said

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 01:57
Tonight, David Letterman (along with the help of the irreplaceable Bill Murray) read his very last Top Ten List.  In homage to Dave & the countless laughs he caused, here is a D&D list of the...

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