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3 Pieces of Dungeon Masters Gear I Love and 1 Failed Experiment

Whenever I unpack my dry-erase maps and tiles, I reveal the remains of past games. Today, this residue includes the usual battlegrounds drawn in 5-foot squares, but also names like Syndra Silvane and Ytepka, experience numbers, damage totals, a sketch … Continue reading

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New photo guide to dungeon master’s tools

As a dungeon master or game master, you can run a fun game with almost no gear, just a couple of dice, a pen, and some note paper.  I prefer to operate on the other end of the spectrum, with … Continue reading

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Photo guide to dungeon master’s tools

Update: Read my bigger, updated New photo guide to dungeon master’s tools. As a dungeon master or game master, you can run a fun game with almost no gear, just a couple of dice, a pen, and some note paper.  … Continue reading

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Complete guide to using Dungeon Tiles

I like Dungeon Tiles. They look good at the game table, while costing far less than fancier alternatives such as Dwarven Forge terrain. As nice as the tiles look in play, they present a bunch of problems. Thanks to my … Continue reading

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Secrets to storing and retrieving D&D miniatures

As I’ve written before, I always attempt to use suitable miniatures for the creatures in my game. I collected a lot of the pre-painted D&D miniatures. Early on, I heaped the minis in a storage tub, but that quickly became … Continue reading

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