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What is a Level Dip in D&D 5e?

A level dip is a short foray into a secondary class after a certain number of levels in your character’s primary class.

The Basics of Dual Wielding in D&D 5e

In practice, dual wielding is a bit wonky, especially for newer players who are, from my experience, much more likely to build a dual wielding character.

Player Tips: Showing, Telling, and Roleplaying

Roleplaying during a D&D session is a lot like group writing.

Making Plans

Plans are unlikely to go as you expect – that’s the fun of the game – but if you have one, then at least you and your friends do have an idea as to what’s going on, and ideas on how to recover when things go off the rails!

5 Tips for Playing Better Evil Characters

Sometimes you don’t want to play the hero.

There are Other Weapons Besides Swords

The most iconic weapon in D&D is the sword. That doesn’t mean that other weapons aren’t used, but the sword is far and away the weapon used the most.

Show Game Masters You Care with These Helpful Tips

To increase your campaign’s longevity, there are some creative ways that players can thank their GM’s in more ways than buying them gifts.

Learning from Other Games

D&D is one of the most popular tabletop role-playing games, but there are many other options as well! We can learn a lot from playing other TTRPGs.

Maybe…Don’t Play D&D?

D&D is a genre, not a single game.

Barbarian 101: Path of the Berserker

You are a berserker. The thrill of battle turns you into a warrior possessed by an uncontrollable and all-consuming frenzy.