A Guide to Short Rests in 5e, Warrior Woman Resting Against the Ruins of a Building

A Beginner Player’s & GM’s Guide to D&D 5e’s Short Rest Rules

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition gives players a couple options for resting during their adventures. The shorter of the two, appropriately named Short Rests, basically give characters a brief reprieve in during the day to recover from their possible encounters.   What are Short Rests in 5e? What do you get from them? And, how …

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A Guide to Prone in 5e, Knight pushing himself up from prone

Your Easy, Complete Guide to the Prone Condition in D&D 5e

Falling Prone in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition is either a great benefit or horrendous drawback depending on the situation. It provides benefits for both an aggressor and defender when used strategically during combat.   But, what is the Prone condition in 5e? How does it work? And, how can you knock someone Prone?   …

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A Guide to Passive Perception in 5e, Woman with her dog sitting atop a cliff looking over a forest

An Easy Beginner Player & GM Guide to Passive Perception in 5e

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition includes rules for passive Ability Checks. The only actually featured on character sheets, though, is Passive Perception. What’s more, this ruleset brings a myriad of questions on how Passive Perception in 5e works.   What is Passive Perception? How do you calculate it? How do you increase it? How does …

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How to Play a Rogue in 5e, Woman holding a rapier up

A Starting Player’s Guide to Playing a Rogue in 5e

The Rogue is one of the classic playable classes in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. It’s relatively straightforward gameplay makes it easy for beginners without being too simple to be boring.   But, how do you play a Rogue in 5e? What subclasses does it have? And, how do you optimize a Rogue character?   …

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