Loot & Liar
May 14, 2021
Are Custom Heroforge Minis Worth It?
Why not create a custom mini as unique as your character? We tested out HeroForge to see if it lives up to the hype.
Draw Maps That Draw Your Players Into Your World
May 10, 2021
You don’t need to be a cartographer to create your own hand drawn maps. Tolkien’s maps, after all, were far from perfect. That hand-illustrated feel connects your players to the experience of their characters. In less than 30 minutes, you can create a map that will make your players giddy for adventure.
The Pros and Cons of Running a Homebrew DnD Adventure
February 21, 2021
Inventing your own adventure can be one of the most rewarding aspects of DMing. But it can also be time consuming, hard to manage, and frustrating to your players. Here are some tips, pros, and cons for running your own homebrew adventure.
Organizing Campaigns With Microsoft OneNote
January 20, 2021
The well-organized DM must keep track of a tremendous amount of information. Stats for players. Information on the environment. Descriptions of NPCs. Notes on history, lore, magic. Rules. Prices. Experience points. The list feels endless. And during gameplay, nothing disrupts the magic of the moment like taking a 15 minute detour through a stack of notebooks to locate a piece of relevant information. One tool I’ve found helpful is Microsoft OneNote.
Build Epic Maps with Campaign Cartographer
January 9, 2021
CC3+ is a great tool for putting together maps for D&D (or other RPGs). With one tool you can create overland, city, and encounter maps. There are many add-ons and symbol sets available. The learning curve is a little steep, but there are plenty of videos to get you going.
Tabletopnotch - A D&D Livestream We Enjoy
January 4, 2021
Tabletopnotch is a well-balanced Dungeons & Dragons 5e campaign that takes place in the group’s homebrew world of Anti-Suyu. The five characters, Beezaura, Graven, Orba, Safira, and Erland are engaged in a longterm campaign named ‘A Peak Beneath the Veil.’ We love the acting, the story, the high-quality production… and the laughs.