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Recent Blog Posts

  • DnD 5e – New Class Handbook for MCDM’s Beastheart
    MCDM Productions released Beastheart and Monstrous Companions in late 2021, a PDF supplement which introduces a the Beastheart, a new class built around their Monstrous Companions system. I published my Practical Guide to Monstrous Companions yesterday, so a class handbook for the Beastheart probably isn’t a surprise. I really like the Beastheart. There’s a good
  • DnD 5e – New Guide to MCDM’s Monstrous Companions
    MCDM Productions released Beastheart and Monstrous Companions in late 2021, a PDF supplement which introduces a new class (The Beastheart) and a system for bringing Monstrous Companions into your game so that your party can have monsters like gelatinous cubes and hellhounds as pets or sidekicks. The mechanics for Monstrous Companions are good. They’re fun,
  • New DM Resource – Practical Guide to Faster Combat
    aboriously play out brief encounters one turn at a time over the course of several hours. Hours spent waiting for your turn to come back around while everyone fumbles with dice and decides which troll to kick in the shins.
  • DnD 5e – Encounter Builder Updated to Support Xanathar’s Method
    Xanathar’s Guide to Everything (affiliate link) introduces an alternate method for building and balancing encounters. It replaces the DMG’s version which involves a bunch of addition and multiplication with a new method that uses fractions. If you’re having flashbacks to learning math as a kid (or maybe you’re a kid and you’re learning fractions now,
  • DnD 5e – New Player Resource: Starting Above 1st Level and Wealth by Level
    Say you’ve been playing 5e since release day. You haven’t played a level 1 character in years. But every time you build a new character, you and your group aren’t sure exactly how to build your character and how much stuff they start with when starting above 1st level.

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