Great news for anyone looking to try the newest edition of Dungeons & Dragons, or who is looking to just get started playing tabletop RPGs in general… Wizards of the Coast, the publishers of D&D, have just released everything you need in the form of a 100+ page free PDF available on the Official D&D website here.
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There are 2 things that every Pathfinder GM seems to want: traps, and more traps.
You just don’t always have the time on hand to create your own. So, here are a handful of free traps that would be appropriate to throw against Pathfinder Beginner Box players.
But first, a quick tip or two on how/when to use traps in your game.
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One’s character alignment is one of those things people seriously geek out on when it comes to their D&D game. Arguments can break out at any time at the table if one player thinks another (or the DM) is not acting in accordance with their character’s alignment…
But for new players (and new Game Masters), all that talk of “Neutral” this and “Chaotic” that makes next to no sense! How do you help new players understand? Find some examples they can relate to!
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There is no shortage of videos online from tabletop RPG gamers. In fact, there’s a “Dungeons & Dragons” playlist on YouTube with (as of my writing this) over 91,000 videos listed!
Most of them aren’t so great (like Google Hangout recordings of games between friends, or rant videos of people complaining about a game system they don’t like, etc.). But some videos are extremely helpful. In fact, there were a handful of videos that I watched several times before I ran my first D&D game as a DM, and I was very glad I did.
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