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Four Dungeon Masters with a wide array of experience do our best to answer your questions and clear up confusion about Dungeons and Dragons while at the same time proving that if you say anything with enough confidence people will believe you.

Action Surge: Help Action, What It Is & How To Use It.

  What is the “Help” action? It may not be the first action that most would choose to explain to new players and it isn’t...

Campfire XP by James Crane

Player’s have this long and elaborate backstory. They have 20 some years of tragedy written out, just waiting for that moment their character can...

Exploring Eberron with Keith Baker

  In the latest episode of Help Action we were lucky enough to get some time to sit down with Keith Baker, the man behind...

Professional Dungeon Masters: Should You Hire One?

  If you are reading this article then you probably know that Dungeons and Dragons is currently more popular than it ever has been. This...

Anthony’s Definitive Guide To Online Map Making

  So, maps are one of my favorite things.  Not only for gaming, but when traveling, I’m all about the map.  Probably because before smartphones,...

Action Surge: Taking A Turn

  Keeping the flow of the game moving, and keeping your players engaged is one of the challenges every Dungeon Master faces. The epitome of...

Action Surge: Taking Initiative

  Games like Dungeons & Dragons and other roleplaying games are definitely known for epic fights against big, badass monsters meant to leave you on...

Building Interesting D&D Encounters

James from Crumbling Keep is joined by Dix and Max Hobbs from Help Action podcast to talk building interesting encounters in Dungeons and Dragons....

Dix Presents the College of Mockery

  Everyone knows the typical bard tropes. The lush musician whose only ambition in the game is to play music and get laid, oozing with...

Action Surge: Help Action, What It Is & How To Use It.

  What is the “Help” action? It may not be the first action that most would choose to explain to new players and it isn’t...

Campfire XP by James Crane

Player’s have this long and elaborate backstory. They have 20 some years of tragedy written out, just waiting for that moment their character can...

Exploring Eberron with Keith Baker

  In the latest episode of Help Action we were lucky enough to get some time to sit down with Keith Baker, the man behind...

Professional Dungeon Masters: Should You Hire One?

  If you are reading this article then you probably know that Dungeons and Dragons is currently more popular than it ever has been. This...
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Episode 44 – Tasty Loot Filled Adventurers

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Episode 43 – Undercity Planning

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Episode 42 – Spilt Boba w/ Ashley Warren

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Campfire XP by James Crane

Player’s have this long and elaborate backstory. They have 20 some years of tragedy written out, just waiting for that moment their character can...

5 Monsters That Are Underused

  I know what some of you are going to say. Something to the tune of “but my game has those doing something something something”...

What the Hell are We About?

  Tell me if this has happened to you. You have a question about Dungeons and Dragons that has been gnawing at you and your...

Clean Up Your Initiative!

  As everyone knows, epic battles are expected from a Dungeons & Dragons game now and then, whether that be a group of heroes defending...
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Building Interesting D&D Encounters

James from Crumbling Keep is joined by Dix and Max Hobbs from Help Action podcast to talk building interesting encounters in Dungeons and Dragons....

Building Interesting D&D Encounters

James from Crumbling Keep is joined by Dix and Max Hobbs from Help Action podcast to talk building interesting encounters in Dungeons and Dragons....
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