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How to Introduce New Players to TTRPGs

Got someone new at your table? Dawn shares some ways to introduce new players to tabletop RPGs and some advice on how to make their first game great!

Getting Started with Dungeons & Dragons

This article is intended for someone who is interested in Dungeons & Dragons but has no idea where to start. My intent is to get you on the right path to enjoy D&D.

New Player’s Guide: Making Your First Character

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.

New Player’s Guide: Choosing Your First Adventure

Do I play a published adventure, or make a homebrew one? There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, but there are two answers that I’ve found work well for most of the people I’ve talked to.

Four Common Pitfalls for New GMs

Although this article is aimed at people who want to get into GMing, the tips are something any GM should keep in mind.

Combining the D&D Starter Set and Essentials Kit

The D&D Starter Set and the D&D Essentials Kit work really well together. In this article we’ll look at how to join up these two products to get the best out of both.

5 Types of monsters to avoid for new DMs

Before you start DMing your games you should know the monsters to avoid for new DMs. These monsters have a few things in common so they should be easy to spot.

Learning To Speak Multiple RPGs Allows You To Translate For Newer Players

If you’ve ever walked by a table running a game you haven’t played before, it can sometimes sound like they’re speaking a different language.

How to Run Your First RPG Session

Today I want to go about what you should do during the (not really) all-important first session.

How to teach new players about D&D

Teaching new players about D&D is best done by not overwhelming them. Unless they are a person who loves systems and mechanics.