LIVE: Friends, Foes and Other Fine Folks!

Friends, Foes and Other Fine Folks just hit DMsGuild! This book includes 58 diverse NPCs for your dnd campaign, including my own contribution (a half-earth genasi, half-elf wild magic baker named Alanna). Over 130 pages of content highlighting diversity in characters, with setting-neutral options so you can integrate these NPCs into any campaign, AND it is available in digital or print edition. https://www.dmsguild.com/product/283802/Friends-Foes-and-Other-Fine-Folks

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Command: How Does This Spell Work?

“Are you looking for a 1st-level spell that can bring your enemies to their knees? A spell that scales when casting at higher levels, allowing you to control up to 9 enemy combatants? Let me introduce you to Command.”

Read more at: https://www.questchests.com/blog/command-how-does-this-1st-level-d-d-spell-work

Traps: Every Villain in D&D Has Their Own Unique Twist On Them

“Every monster or mastermind creates traps with differing designs and purposes. Creating a variety of traps that reflect the will of their creator produces a unique environment for parties to interact with.”

Read more at: https://www.questchests.com/blog/traps-every-villain-in-d-d-has-their-own-unique-twist-on-them

Why Dungeon Masters Should Incorporate More Traps in D&D

Traps are often seen as a tax on players, that serve only to wear down characters and draw out a campaign. However, intentional use of traps can be one of the most powerful tools in a Dungeon Master’s (we call them Quest Masters) toolbox to let characters utilize their skills, balance encounter difficulty, increase player problem solving, and create a unique storytelling experience.”

Read more at: https://www.questchests.com/blog/why-dungeon-masters-should-incorporate-more-traps-in-d-d

How to Role-Play a Kobold in D&D

Kobold sprites are originally found in German mythology, where they are invisible creatures that can transform into other shapes, such as a candle, a child, or even fire. These evil beings are equally as likely to do household chores as they are to murder entire households. Their malicious nature manifests in various forms throughout folklore, where they serve as servants of satanic or pagan cults, and possess a wide variety of powers.

In TTRPGs, Kobolds were reinvented as humanoids known for their skill in building traps and mining. The only similarities they share with their Germanic ancestors are their size and affinity for mining.”

Read more at: https://www.questchests.com/blog/how-to-role-play-a-kobold-in-d-d

How to Role-Play a Scout

“Scouts are the first line of defense for cities and towns, as well as adventuring parties, caravans, and military forces. The personalities and dispositions of scouts vary widely, depending on the groups they work with, the terrain they scout, and their personal histories. However, there are some key principles to keep in mind when role-playing scouts.”

Read more at: “https://www.questchests.com/blog/how-to-role-play-a-scout-in-dungeons-dragons”