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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....

Action Surge: Attack!

  With this series we aim to make it easier for new players to get a grasp on how combat works. Now that we are...

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...

Custom Background: Detective

I wrote this subclass at the request of a player that was gearing up for my Rime of the Frostmaiden campaign. After...

Dix Chats With Crumbling Keep About The College Of Mockery

Dix sits down with James Crane from Crumbling Keep to discuss his first release on Drive Thru RPG, the College of Mockery. They discuss...

What Is A Background & How To Use It

  So you have heard about all the hype, your friends have been bragging about the great times they have been having without you for...

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...
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Episode 47 – Trip To Nard Nailer Castle

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Episode 46 – Heart of the Raver Queen

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Episode 45 – What A Meth

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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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Dix Chats With Crumbling Keep About The College Of Mockery

Dix sits down with James Crane from Crumbling Keep to discuss his first release on Drive Thru RPG, the College of Mockery. They discuss...

Dix Chats With Crumbling Keep About The College Of Mockery

Dix sits down with James Crane from Crumbling Keep to discuss his first release on Drive Thru RPG, the College of Mockery. They discuss...

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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