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GM Dictionary: Professions #4

GM Dictionary: Professions #4

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Furrier Not all animals are used for leather and these craftspeople deal specifically with treating and dealing in furs. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for words more commonly…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #3

GM Dictionary: Professions #3

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Milliner Also known as a hatter, these people make hats such as top hats, bowlers, or fedoras. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for words more commonly used in…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #2

GM Dictionary: Professions #2

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Tanner These folks treat the skins and hides of animals to turn it into leather which will be used to make things. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #1

GM Dictionary: Professions #1

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Cooper Commonly known to be barrel makers, these craftspeople also create other objects made of bound sections of wood such as tubs or buckets. This is a mini-article series featuring short…

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Review: Dungeon Master Jam #1

Review: Dungeon Master Jam #1

Hey everyone! Today I have an interesting review for you that features a collection of adventures for 5th Edition. This product was developed as a little bit of a competition and judged by a couple DMs from the community. The competition would result in a small monetary prize for the winner and the adventures would be included in a bundle on the DM’s Guild. The guidelines included a few things that had to be in the adventure and a two…

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GM Dictionary: Space #23

GM Dictionary: Space #23

Okay, I know I have spent a lot of time with the GM’s Dictionary focusing on things that are as likely, if not more likely, to come up in fantasy settings. This month, however, I am ready to introduce some stuff that will be most useful in a science fiction setting. Perhaps you may find it effective in your fantasy world, but either way I hope you find these space-related definitions of use at the table! And to help in…

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Plague Doctor Class Draft 1

Plague Doctor Class Draft 1

Greetings everyone! Today we finally get back to working on some class-based stuff. If you recall a recent subclass article, I discussed using the bard college of lore as a simple way to make a plague doctor character. If you haven’t read it, you can check it out here. For the TL;DR I concluded that, while possible, the plague doctor really deserves its own class. To this end I decided to skip the attempting to build another subclass this month…

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GM Dictionary: Space #22

GM Dictionary: Space #22

Okay, I know I have spent a lot of time with the GM’s Dictionary focusing on things that are as likely, if not more likely, to come up in fantasy settings. This month, however, I am ready to introduce some stuff that will be most useful in a science fiction setting. Perhaps you may find it effective in your fantasy world, but either way I hope you find these space-related definitions of use at the table! And to help in…

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Libris Monstrum #32: Golems Revisited

Libris Monstrum #32: Golems Revisited

Welcome back to the Libris Monstrum and the revisit portion of our second series! Today we are going to talk about golems, those lumbering magical constructs that guard many a dungeon and wizard sanctum. Last time we touched upon a lot of the real world myths surrounding these things and where the D&D version seems to stem from. In looking for stuff to talk about today, I discovered a few things I had not realized. Golems that appear in various…

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GM Dictionary: Space #21

GM Dictionary: Space #21

Okay, I know I have spent a lot of time with the GM’s Dictionary focusing on things that are as likely, if not more likely, to come up in fantasy settings. This month, however, I am ready to introduce some stuff that will be most useful in a science fiction setting. Perhaps you may find it effective in your fantasy world, but either way I hope you find these space-related definitions of use at the table! And to help in…

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