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Top 5 new DM mistakes AND how to avoid them!

The top 5 new DM mistakes are, not knowing the rules, giving too much, killing the players, preparing too much or too little, and not having fun.

How To Get Into Dungeons & Dragons In 2020

Dungeons & Dragons has been a popular hobby for tabletop enthusiasts for decades. With so much history, it can be difficult to know where to begin with the game. But even if you’ve never played it before, there’s plenty of ways you can get started.

New Player’s Guide: Character Relationships

In this installment of New Player’s Guide, learn how to create character bonds in-game, how to extend character bonding outside of RPG sessions, and how to help ease you and your friends into forming deep character relationships without making things awkward.

Dungeons and Dragons 101: A beginner’s guide to the tabletop roleplaying game

So, if you’re new to the game or an old hand looking to get back into it, what do you need to play?

New Player’s Guide: Powergaming

In this installment of the New Player’s Guide, we take a look at a controversial topic that has driven many D&D groups apart: will optimizing your character improve your D&D game, or tear your group apart? The answer is more nuanced than you might think.

New Player’s Guide: How to Build Tactical Encounters like a Pro

You can bust out a map and miniatures for as many encounters as you want, but those alone don’t make an encounter tactical.

New Player’s Guide: All the Articles You Could Ever Want

Welcome to New Player’s Guide, the first stop on your journey to playing D&D. This series has advice for players who’ve just joined their first D&D campaign, as well as Dungeon Masters who want help taking their new campaign to the next level.

The Most Important Rule to Teach in D&D That Makes 1st Time Players Play Like a Pro

I’ve played with new players plenty before, and there was always something that stuck with me: Players were constantly asking me “what die do I roll?” any time I would ask them for an ability check.

New Player’s Guide: Developing Your Campaign

Welcome to New Player’s Guide, the first stop on your journey to playing D&D. This series has advice for players who’ve just joined their first D&D campaign, as well as Dungeon Masters who want help taking their new campaign to the next level.

How To Start Playing Dungeons And Dragons

Playing D&D is rather easy, especially now with the fifth edition of the game, with many resources to get you started, videos to give you a basic understanding of the game, races, and classes.