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Dungeon Masters! Need ideas or help running your game? Read our various posts with ideas, tips, & reminders for your D&D 5e game.

Rules for Grappling in 5e, Photo Sketch of Two Medieval Warriors Fighting

Grappling in 5e: A Guide to D&D’s Grappling Rules

Grappling is one of the things martial characters can do in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition really well that doesn’t involve making an attack roll. It’s useful in situations where attacking isn’t optimal or even possible. The problem is the rules can be a bit confusing for beginners. This post covers everything a starting D&D …

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How to Make Random DnD Tables in Excel, Google Sheets, and OpenOffice Calc

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Make Random DnD Tables in Excel, Google Sheets, & OpenOffice Calc

So, curious into how to make your own RPG random tables? Whether you play D&D 5e, Pathfinder, Spelljammer, or any other system, random tables are a great tool to keep in your Dungeon Master’s kit. I play D&D 5e, so I’ll often refer to that. But, keep in mind that the methods here apply to …

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