DM’s Tips

Pricing Magic Items in 5e

This article is the first in a series about dealing with magic items in 5E. It discusses the issues about how magic items are priced – and how to make buying and selling magic items run smoothly at your table!

Run Better D&D ENCOUNTERS (VIDEO) + FREE MONSTER & MAGIC ITEM

We just published a new video on how to run better encounters in 5E Dungeons & Dragons and other tabletop roleplaying games. It’s a topic we’ve written about before, but this time you get it in video – and with two fresh examples from Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden (don’t worry, no spoilers!). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rYBlKBuPRg …

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Running Boss Encounters

Running Boss Encounters in 5E D&D

Boss encounters are a quintessential part of 5E Dungeons & Dragons and other tabletop roleplaying games. But, running boss encounters is difficult. Too often, what we get fails to live up to the lofty expectations, leaving everyone at the table feeling a bit disappointed – and none more so than the DM. In this article, I’ll take a closer look at how to run boss encounters in 5E D&D.