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How to Run a Great Rime of the Frostmaiden Campaign: A Mastering Dungeons Index

An index of all the advice on how to run the Rime of the Frostmaiden adventure, from the Mastering Dungeons podcast.

March 10, 2021 · 1 Comment

Juguemos en Español con Jasper’s Game Day!

I am DMing a Spanish-languge table playtesting The Clockwork Tower. The game is for Jasper’s Game Day to help raise funds for suicide awareness and prevention.

March 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

For a Great Campaign, Ask the PCs What Happens 10 to 100 Years After It Ends

This technique is a great way to end a campaign – but it is also how we can begin the design for a great campaign.

February 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Follow Adventurers League Changes

Let’s review the best ways to currently find information on the D&D AL organized play program.

January 30, 2021 · 3 Comments

The RPG Beginner’s Guide to Microphones, Cameras, and Streaming

Here is how to look and sound great as a tabletop RPG player or DM. Choose the right microphone, webcam, and start playing and streaming!

January 13, 2021 · 8 Comments

Ambitious (Dark Sun) Adventure Design

My favorite adventures are bold and innovative. We look at how to take risks, using an Ashes of Athas adventure as an example.

October 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

HeroQuest Returns! (and I’m a $3M stretch goal?!!)

Dreams do come true! I’m a guest designer on the relaunched HeroQuest boardgame!

September 25, 2020 · 2 Comments

Potential Energy: Making Random Encounters Consistently Awesome

Harness the power of potential energy to create compelling random encounters!

August 5, 2020 · 2 Comments

Mastering Dungeons? Absolutely!

I join Shawn Merwin as the new co-host on my all-time favorite podcast!

July 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Next Convention Offering Multilingual Gaming? Gen Con Online!

Following the awesome D&D Live, Gen Con Online will offer more than 4000 events in six languages!

July 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

D&D Live Ofrece Muchísimo – Incluyendo Juegos en Español

¡Este ano, el evento D&D Live tendrá juegos con actores famosos, revelará la nueva aventura de D&D, y nos ofrecerá la oportunidad de jugar D&D en español!

June 14, 2020 · 3 Comments

Code of Conduct for RPG Projects (Codigo de Conducta Para Projectos RPG)

Announcing a customizable Code of Conduct both project owners and contributors can use in RPG projects to create a safe and positive work environment.

June 2, 2020 · 5 Comments