Tabletopy is a beautiful soundboard website with all the hits and ambiences you might need for a fantasy campaign: bustling towns and taverns, scary monsters and dungeons, era-appropriate weapons and musical themes. There's even a "night theme" to dim the site itself.
In this 14-minute video on Questing Beast, Ben drops a lot of wisdom on what he calls the five duties of a Dungeon Master. These duties are 1. Properly prepare for your sessions, focusing on creating situations not marching through a plot "on rails," 2. Host a game like you would host a party, 3.… READ THE REST
If you've played much Dungeons & Dragons or other RPG, you're likely familiar with this person. There always seems to be one of them. Every encounter finds them in the center of the action, they ask a lot of pointless questions, they murder everything in sight, and they generally want to do the opposite of… READ THE REST
In this episode of Dungeon Craft, Professor DungeonMaster makes the argument that the most valuable book you need to read (or re-read) to be a better DM is Aristotle's Poetics. Through it, he argues, you will gain a much deeper appreciation of mimesis, catharsis, character, plot, and spectacle, all necessary elements in all forms of… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. You do a lot on that little laptop of yours, from (reluctantly) answering work emails to shopping for a new ride. But with all these digital tasks come many annoying roadblocks,… READ THE REST
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