How D&D Next can bring skills and feats into the game in ways that stimulate imaginative story-telling, creativity, and engaging play.
Character generation can be fast, robust, balanced, and foster imagination… all while creating a great personality for your character.
Learn how to converte the classic Temple of Elemental Evil to 5E, and how to incorporate FIASCO-styled relationships into your D&D campaign.
The “five minute workday” can destroy a gaming session’s intended flow and balance. Here is how D&D can avoid that problem.
D&D has failed in the past with digital tools. The problem has never been vision, but execution.
Classic adventures can be easily converted to 5E, but the writing approach often falls shorts of today’s standards. Six techniques help us modernize the classics, preserving the feel and increasing the fun.
D&D Next moves away from PCs being reliant upon many magic items, but does it go far enough to bring back flavor and creativity?
Organized play aims to create fun adventures DMs can run easily. Comparing organized play’s monster formats across the editions is an excellent lens by which to study monster design and identify a path for the future.
Should D&D Next stat blocks be so plain? Let’s compare them to a similar 4E monster and identify how the format could improve.
For the vast majority of gamers, D&D is simply a fantasy game, with no aspects of science-fiction. However, the early history of the game was full of sci-fi influences.