Dungeons and Dragons

From the classic knight in shining armor to the amazon princesses, and a certain bow-wielding elf we all know and love, fighters embody the classic fantasy heroes we all grew up with. They have the potential to take over combat, tell deeply emotional stories, and lead armies to victory against all odds. If that’s the case, why do some find them to be “vanilla” or “boring” when it comes to Dungeons...

Wandavision has taken so many of us by storm and the latest episode got me thinking about the differences between Wizards and Sorcerers in Dungeons & Dragons.  This article may have a spoiler or two so if you haven’t watched through episode 8 (“Previously On”), you have been warned.

Have you ever put a combat encounter together that you were really excited about? You poured over the mechanics and formulas you’ve been given and you made sure everything was just right. Then you ran it. It did not go anything like you thought it would and, frankly… well it sucked. Oh man have I been there, but not to worry, to Obi-Wan you listen because this article will help take you beyond the...

One of the most important things that will really draw TTRPG players in is great non-player characters (NPCs). What makes a good NPC? What makes a bad one? Do you need to flesh out everyone the party meets? Let’s take a look at how you can grab your players’ attention with fantastic NPCs!

It’s been 20 years since a new Baldur’s Gate video game has been released and Larian Studios has remedied that. Baldur’s Gate 3 is currently in early access and if you enjoy Dungeon’s & Dragons 5th edition, you’re in for quite the treat!

Not since I was a teenager playing games like Yugioh or Pokemon have I actually had so much fun with a card game. Pocket Paragons is simple to pick up but has a lot of strategies to learn. Let’s find out what I thought about it.

There are about a million different ways to play a game of Dungeons & Dragons, and each way is just as valid as the next. From silly games filled with dirty names to voice actors performing world-class improv, it’s easy to see how different people can bring different expectations into each game. The best way to go about making sure everyone is on the same page is a Session Zero.

Welcome! If you’re here, it must be because you decided to take your first step into The World’s Greatest Role-playing Game. The only limit to tabletop role-playing games such as D&D is your imagination, making it a truly amazing hobby. With all the history and baggage in a game like D&D it can seem daunting to get started. In this article, we’re going to unladen the baggage and get you re...

We’ve all been there. You’re playing your favorite RPG and the main character has a significant decision to make. The computer gives you three options; its programming tells it to. Admittedly, the options are pretty good, but you have something else in mind. Enter Dungeons and Dragons. Instead of a computer making decisions on how the environment reacts to you, the Dungeon Master does that. That’s...

This Valentine’s weekend most couples would be going to dinners, flowers, chocolates, and all that other lovey-dovey stuff. My wife and I? We spent a romantic weekend building 3D D&D environments. Don’t worry, it was totally worth it!

Welcome to Saving Throw! A recurring article where we traverse deeper into the world of Dungeons and Dragons together. There are lots of moving parts in D&D and it can get overwhelming at times. So we will work step by step to explore the nooks and crannies of our favorite pen and paper game! Today let’s make a character!  I should make a note, we are assuming you have not invested any money s...

Almost everyone plays or knows someone who plays or has played Dungeons & Dragons. For those who aren’t familiar with D&D, we take a closer look at one of our favorite pastimes, complete with tips and some resources.

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