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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.

5 Tips For Dealing With Persuasion Checks

In an episode of Help Action, we asked a question that seems kind of simple at first, but any Dungeon Master that...

Custom Monsters: Abolittles

Recently we introduced all you wonderful people to the horrors of the abolita, an elderly aboleth whose goal is to nurture young...

Custom Monster: Abolita

There's Always A Bigger Fish As anyone unlucky enough to have an encounter with an aboleth knows, it is...

Sunken Treasure Encounter

Have you ever been planning an encounter and thought to yourself ‘I want my party to fight a boat.’ Or were you...

Dungeon Craft Goes to Ravenloft

Dilapidated villages, walking houses, and massive castles filled with unknown horrors are just a few things that you can find in the...

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...

Custom NPC: Centaur Foot Thief

During an episode of the Help Action podcast, we received a surprise visit from our editor Godiva and they joined us while...

Custom Monster: Pegicorn

We had a pegging good time on a recent episode of Help Action when we came up with the idea for our...

Custom Monster: Daniel

This here is the first custom monster we ever created for our listeners. We did it on the spot as an answer...

5 Tips For Dealing With Persuasion Checks

In an episode of Help Action, we asked a question that seems kind of simple at first, but any Dungeon Master that...

Custom Monsters: Abolittles

Recently we introduced all you wonderful people to the horrors of the abolita, an elderly aboleth whose goal is to nurture young...

Custom Monster: Abolita

There's Always A Bigger Fish As anyone unlucky enough to have an encounter with an aboleth knows, it is...
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Help Action Podcast

Episode 61 – Polar Opposites

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Cf0KIP1CVW0ao3hWk2Xwh?si=aQ80aW72TxqdOSHVNZoYyw We discuss the latest Unearthed Arcana and some of 5e's new rule changes. During storytime, Dix...

Episode 60 – Lil Suck Buddies

https://open.spotify.com/episode/65h1tKYjP3BaiPamyYAekg?si=TnbwFMRaSH6neC-cLYCBwA&dl_branch=1 We discuss the trade of taxidermied beasts before sharing our thoughts on Wild Beyond the Witchlight....

Episode 59 – Fish Action

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2TijIfZl7M4CCQBX2LiKhA?si=s0Y3havLS6y1UyPMEQQUcg&dl_branch=1 We are happy to be joined by our best boy, the infamous Angelo Kaluag! We chat...
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5 Tips For Dealing With Persuasion...

In an episode of Help Action, we asked a question that seems kind of simple at first, but any Dungeon Master that...

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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